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2013 BMW X1

2012 MINI Cooper Countryman

  2013 BMW X1 2012 MINI Cooper Countryman FWD 4-door S Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$30,800
$21,750
Invoice $28,335 $19,575
MPG
City/Highway
18/34 25/35
Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line In our first drive, the 2013 BMW X1 seems a little more enthusiastic than it is versatile. Read Full Review The 2012 MINI Countryman brings the right mix of sport, utility, and comfort to the compact crossover game. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Gutsy turbo four
  • Paddle-shifted eight-speed automatic
  • Steering feel (AWD models)
  • 300 hp on the order sheet
  • Highway gas mileage

Dislikes:

  • Rear-set legroom in short supply
  • Powertrain can get boomy
  • Secondary controls get confusing
  • Bluetooth, rearview camera are options

Likes:

  • Unique yet still MINI
  • Improved interior quality
  • Surprising rear-seat room
  • Highly customizable

Dislikes:

  • Steering feel is divisive
  • No paddle shifters for automatic yet
  • Rear-end styling is not so MINI
  • Ergonomics aren't great
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available No crash data available
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