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Is newer better when buying a used MINI?

I'm torn between buying two near identical MINI Cooper Ds:

A 2009 model that has air con and cloth seats and a 2007 model which has the whole shooting match panoramic roof, heated leather seats and lots of toys. Both have done 80,000 miles and are available for £5000. Which would you buy?

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Better to go for the newer car. And that fancy panoramic roof can be lots of trouble (usually serious).
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Low emissions mean cheap road tax. Longer gearing so more relaxed on motorway. Performance Cooper SD version is great fun.

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