Review: MINI Cooper S (2002 – 2007)
Fast and fun.
Noisy and harsh (like a Mini Cooper S should be). Wearing on the motorway. No standard a/c. Needs expensive spec upgrades. 17" wheels destroy ride comfort.
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MINI Cooper S (2002 – 2007): At A Glance
- On average it achieves 87% of the official MPG figure
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