MINI Test Drive Reviews 

2017 MINI Cooper Countryman S Test Drive Review

When MINI first ventured out from its iconic hatchbacks to create the Countryman in 2010, this premium small crossover segment hadn’t even hit its stride, but today, this segment is cluttered with luxury badged CUVs like the INFINITI QX30, Range Rover Evoque, Mercedes-Benz GLA and Audi Q3. Looking to keep ahead of the ever-growing competition, the all-new 2017 MINI Cooper Countryman S brings a unique level of styling and sportiness to this exciting segment. Billed as the “biggest, most adventurous MINI yet,” the 2017 MINI Cooper Countryman might be a…

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2017 MINI John Cooper Works Clubman ALL4 Test Drive Review

There was a time where MINI only made mini subcompact hatchbacks. All that has changed in hopes to cater to a wider market and it seems that MINI’s lineup is getting larger and larger as the years go by. While the largest vehicle in MINI’s lineup is the Countryman – the MINI Clubman comes in right under the “SUV” as another option for those that adore the brand but need more space. Only slightly smaller than the MINI Countryman, the MINI Clubman is a sleek-looking long wagon with dual side-hinged…

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2017 MINI Cooper Countryman ALL4 Test Drive Review

With its 2017 Countryman lineup, MINI has created an oxymoron: a big MINI. On its website, the automaker calls the Countryman its “largest and roomiest model yet.” Now in its second generation, the MINI Countryman is available in six different forms, ranging from the $26,600* base Cooper to the more powerful $31,200* Cooper S to the $36,800* hybrid Cooper S E ALL4. Depending on its trim line, the Countryman is powered by a turbocharged 3-cylinder engine, turbo 4-cylinder engine, or turbocharged I3 and electric motor combo. Transmission choices include a…

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MINI Test Drive Reviews 

2017 MINI Clubman S ALL4 Test Drive Review

There was a time that MINI used to only make a single model, but that has now changed. The lineup now includes five vehicles and is more diversified for those that still want a MINI but also want some additional space and practicality. With that in mind, we decided to spend some time with the all-new 2017 MINI Clubman, which is indeed the most spacious MINI the brand has ever built. With seating for up to five passengers, a trunk volume of 17.5 cubic feet, and a cargo volume of…

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2016 MINI Cooper JCW Test Drive Review

Now, most people probably have no idea who John Cooper was, and the fact that his namesake is found on the 2016 MINI Cooper JCW twice(!) means a quick history lesson is in order. Following the introduction of the original Mini in 1959, Cooper – a British car maker and racer – wanted to transform this small car into a performance car, and in 1961, the Mini Cooper was born. John Cooper Works was created to put the same level of tune to the modern version of the car, called…

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