Livermore to Castle Air Museum - Sun., February 25, 2024

Our February run will take us over backroads through the hills and valleys of the East Bay and out to the Central Valley and Castle Air Muse...

The Motor Report Reviews The 2011 MINI Cooper Hatchback

You can read the entire review by The Motor Report, Australian blog, here. Bottomline, they like the styling and handling but not the"cramped rear seats" or "poor luggage capacity." Over it gave the vehicle three and one-half stars out of five and this "Verdict":
As one of the more expensive light cars on the market, there are high expectations of the MINI Cooper. It delivers on most of those - on handling, quality and design - but comes with some compromises and ergonomic sacrifices.

Its sharp good looks however can’t be denied, nor its smile-inducing handling. Once MINI rectifies that dashboard layout, the Cooper will be near perfect (it will always be squeezy in the back, but)