Avenue of the Giants Weekend Run - Sat. March 23, 2024

Saturday will be a very full day of cruising from Novato up through the Avenue of the Giants and ending at Eel River Brewing in Fortuna. Sun...

Green Car Reports Reviews The 2012 MINI

Green Car Reports gives the entire 2012 MINI line-up a positive review.  For example,
The MINI Cooper range is fun to drive, too. Steering is sharp and accurate, and the MINI really scoots around corners. Some may find the ride quality of the JCW a little harsh, but the Cooper and Cooper S ride the bumps pretty well.

So, fun and frugal--and safe too. The NHTSA gave the 2012 MINI Cooper a 5-star rollover rating, while the IIHS scores the Cooper with its best rating of "good" in crash testing. Throw in plenty of equipment and the MINI Cooper suggests that you don't have to give up big-car benefits in the pursuit of small-car economy.