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Gualala - Ft Bragg - Glass Beach Run Details

August's run is a joint run with our friends in Silicon Valley Club, co-hosted by James Schenck (SVM) & Simon Tidesley (NorCal MINI...

Green Car Reports Does Gas Review Of The 2014 MINI Cooper

Green Car Reports provides a gas mileage review on the new three cylinder 2014 MINI Cooper in part asking and answering two questions:
We had two questions: First, are the essential MINI values of fun, nippy driving still preserved in the most maximal MINI three-door yet?

And what kind of fuel economy did the base car actually deliver?

Over an extended multi-day road test that covered 615 miles in three Northeastern states, we averaged a remarkable 40.4 miles per gallon, per the MINI's trip computer.

Our route was heavy on highway travel this time, and our car was admittedly rated at 30 mpg city, 42 mpg highway--so our 40-mpg result is pretty much on the money.

As for the first question, the answer is a definitive yes: The latest 2014 MINI hardtop remains fun to drive.

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