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2011 MINI Cooper Countryman

2011 Mazda CX-7

  2011 MINI Cooper Countryman 2010 Mazda CX-7 FWD 4-door i Sport Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$21,650
$21,990
Invoice $19,485 $20,921
MPG
City/Highway
25/35 17/28
Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line MINI legitimizes the crossover movement with the vibrant, all-the-right-moves Countryman. Read Full Review The 2011 Mazda CX-7 remains a good compromise vehicle for small families—especially if you want a driving experience that's closer to that of a sport sedan and can't be seen in a minivan. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Faithful MINI cues
  • Richer, tighter interior quality
  • Unexpected back-seat room
  • The usual MINI options smorgasboard

Dislikes:

  • Some like the steering--and some don't
  • Rear-end styling almost misses the MINI dinghy
  • No paddles for the automatic shifter, yet
  • Controls and switches are still a little futzy

Likes:

  • Rakish design
  • Nice interior details
  • Steering and handling
  • Reasonably fuel-efficient

Dislikes:

  • Tight backseat
  • Disappointing cargo space with seats up
  • Bluetooth not available on base SV
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available
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