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MINI Countryman 1.6 Cooper (Chili/Media Pack) 5d Auto (2013/13)

MINI Countryman 1.6 Cooper (Chili/Media Pack) 5d Auto (2013/13) - Owner Review

Automatic gearbox.
5

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Review submitted by
Malcolm Kemp on

MINI Countryman 1.6 Cooper (Chili/Media Pack) 5d Auto (2013/13)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Likes traditional styling. Nothing too flash.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Quite impressed with looks, comfort and performance.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes. Can find very little to criticise. Good service deal with Mini TLC.

What are you likely to buy next?
Probably another one of these, or something similar.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£17,790

When did you buy the car?
June 2015

Did you get a good deal and why?
Not bad. After the usual haggling about trade-in offer.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I already owned a Countryman Cooper SD, bit I wanted to change to an automatic.

What was the dealer like?
Very good.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Excellent. Good performance from Cooper S petrol engine, and beautiful handling. Engine is quieter than my pervious Countryman Cooper SD. Quite high road noise on some surfaces with run-flat tyres.

What's it like to park?
Easy with reverse sensors,.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No.

What's most practical about your car?
Automatic gearbox.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Sat nav.

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