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2012 MINI Cooper Coupe

2012 Ford Fiesta

  2012 MINI Cooper S Coupe 2011 Ford Fiesta 4-door HB SES Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $19,170 $12,788
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Bottom Line If you're looking for style with a dash of sport and a handful of practicality, the MINI Cooper Coupe is a great choice. Read Full Review You could do better if you most value space and comfort, but the 2012 Ford Fiesta packs in a lot of style and substance. Read Full Review
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  • Great handling
  • Good gas mileage, even in sportier models
  • More practicality than you'd expect
  • Eye-catching looks


  • Ultimately still a front-drive sports car
  • Can be pricey when well-equipped
  • Some of the interior materials are sub-par


  • Great styling—especially the five-door
  • Responsive, nicely weighted steering
  • Good safety ratings
  • Cutting-edge features like SYNC


  • Cramped cabin compared to others its size
  • PowerShift automatic balkier than it should be
  • Odd dash layout
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