2007 MINI Cooper Consumer Review: Laser Blue pocket Rocket

2007 MINI Cooper - Consumer Review

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S 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4-cyl. Turbo 6-speed Manual)

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Laser Blue pocket Rocket
By Gauhog on


2007 MINI Cooper S 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 6M)


Purchased the Mini used after seeing them around for some time.Everyone knows all the cliches; go-cart handling, great brakes, etc. Fuel economy is excellent despite my heavy foot. I have taken numerous 1500 mile round trips with 35+ mpg @ 75-80 mph. The Mini rides well on the smooth interstates, but lousy roads in the northeast can beat you up a little; I guess a combination of the short wheelbase, run-flats, and inordinately high tire pressures. Overall though, the experience has been a good one so far. One other thing, no matter how many seats are physically in the car, the car is a two-seater.

Best Features

Nav, humongous sun-roof, great fuel economy no matter how fast I drive.

Worst Features

Sport button should default to the on position with the option to turn it off. Something needs to be figured out to do away with the run-flat tires. They give peace of mind, but give the car a choppy ride. A less gunky brake pad material would be appreciated.
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