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2012 Nissan Cube

2012 MINI Cooper Clubman

  2012 Nissan Cube 5dr Wagon I4 CVT 1.8 S Side Exterior View 2012 MINI Cooper Clubman 2-door Coupe Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $14,452 $19,080
25/31 25/35
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Bottom Line For those motivated by style and fashion—yet still needing a healthy dose of practicality—the Cube hits the right buttons; practical types might find it hard to get past some packaging issues, though. Read Full Review 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
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  • A box, styled like no other
  • Perky feel, especially with manual
  • Strong value for the money
  • Quiet inside
  • Four adults fit


  • Rear seats don't fold to the floor
  • Overly light steering feel
  • Susceptible to crosswinds
  • Disappointing highway mpg


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


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