2011 MINI Cooper Consumer Review: I knew it was a mistake
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2011 MINI Cooper - Consumer Review

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I knew it was a mistake
By sanscrainte on

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2011 MINI Cooper 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 6M)

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I bought a 2011 Mini Cooper for my son to earn to drive on because it was like a go-kart. I knew what I was in for, it being a perfect storm of unreliability being a German car made in England. All of my other vehicles are either a Toyota or a Scion. You buy them and drive them. They are like purchasing an appliance. We had the Mini for 5 months when the timing chain broke at a red light, destroying the engine. Now, although this is a known defect, BMW waned nothing t do with it. This left me with a $6000 engine replacement and Gid knows what after that. Know this; if you are not rich, buy Japanese every-time. Never, ever, buy German or English. Bad Motor Works.

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The color and size of the car.

Worst Features

Recall all the 2011 for timing chain issues.
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