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2012 MINI Cooper Convertible

2012 Chevrolet Camaro

  2012 MINI Cooper Convertible 2-door Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Chevrolet Camaro SS
Invoice $22,455 $22,348
25/35 14/29
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Bottom Line Part hatchback, part convertible, and all fun, the 2012 MINI Cooper Convertible is in a class by itself--literally. Read Full Review The 2012 Chevy Camaro isn't practical, but it's stunning to look at and offers scorching performance--even without the ZL1 package. Read Full Review
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  • Easy, functional convertible top
  • Go-kart handling, peppy acceleration in S and JCW models
  • Highly customizable
  • Lots of available add-ons


  • Quirky, non-ergonomic interior elements
  • Electric power steering feel isn't great
  • Price quickly adds up with options


  • Contemporary-but-classic muscle-car look
  • Punchy, economical standard V-6
  • Tenacious yet balanced handling
  • Ride quality


  • Impossible visibility
  • Lack of headroom
  • Driving position
  • Dull interior materials
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