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2012 MINI Cooper Clubman

2012 Volkswagen GTI

  2012 MINI Cooper Clubman 2-door Coupe Angular Front Exterior View 2011 Volkswagen GTI
MSRP
$21,200
$23,995
Invoice $19,080 $23,035
MPG
City/Highway
25/35 21/33
Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line More capacity, more practicality, and just as much sport and style, the 2012 MINI Cooper Clubman strikes a balance between family and fun. Read Full Review It isn't the fastest or flashiest sporty hatchback around, but the 2012 Volkswagen GTI may well be the most balanced, carrying forward its legacy into the 21st century. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Excellent handling despite slightly larger size
  • John Cooper Works power
  • Comfortable ride for a small car
  • Cargo space

Dislikes:

  • Lack of precision in electric power steering feel
  • Backseat access tough despite door
  • Prices climb quickly with added equipment

Likes:

  • Balanced handling
  • DSG gearbox
  • Quality interior
  • Good gas mileage

Dislikes:

  • Somewhat plain exterior styling
  • Not as powerful as some of the competition
  • Can grow pricey with options
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available
Rollover Rating:
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