The latest Mini betters its predecessor in nearly every area that matters – it’s bigger, faster, more efficient and has a much improved interior.
Being a Mini, it’s also predicted to hold on to its value extremely well, which makes up for the relatively high prices, while some of the gadgets available put other small cars to shame.
True, there are much more practical cars available for similar money, and it’s a pity the steering isn't a bit more involving. Still, if you’re after something small, fun and stylish, the latest Mini is a great choice – especially in Cooper or Cooper D form.
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WhatCar? tested the MINIs and gave them four out of five stars. It concludes its review with an answer to the question "Should I buy one?":
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