2012MINICooper

One of the big challenges as an automotive journalist is reviewing cars that you have a personal connection to. I have a strong passion for Minis. My first new car was a 2004 Cooper S, and I still own a 2006 model. It's this affinity that's left me with a general disdain of the 2007 to 2013 model…


2012 MINI Cooper - 2dr Hardtop (Base)
2dr Hardtop (Base)
MSRP:
$19,500
Engine:
1.6L I-4
MPG:
29 City / 37 HWY
2012 MINI Cooper - 2dr Convertible (Base)
2dr Convertible (Base)
MSRP:
$24,950
Engine:
1.6L I-4
MPG:
27 City / 35 HWY
2012 MINI Cooper - 2dr Coupe (Base)
2dr Coupe (Base)
MSRP:
$21,300
Engine:
1.6L I-4
MPG:
29 City / 37 HWY
2012 MINI Cooper - 2dr Roadster (Base)
2dr Roadster (Base)
MSRP:
$24,350
Engine:
1.6L I-4
MPG:
27 City / 35 HWY
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