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2013 Scion iQ

2013 MINI Cooper

  2013 Scion iQ 2013 MINI Cooper 2-door Coupe Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $14,720 $18,125
36/37 26/37
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Bottom Line The 2013 Scion iQ will appeal to space-challenged city dwellers; for everyone else, it's a lifestyle choice to buy a car that stands out from the crowd. Read Full Review The 2013 MINI Cooper models are small-car standouts in style and driving fun, and with several body styles and three different levels of performance you can pick your level of potency and practicality. Read Full Review
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  • Tiny outside, but tall folks fit inside
  • Well-crafted interior
  • Clever 3+1 seating
  • Mostly quiet, except under power


  • Acceleration on the slow side
  • Gas mileage not as high as you think
  • Missing a manual transmission option
  • Steering adjustment doesn't telescope


  • A hoot to drive
  • Uniquely MINI look inside and out
  • Excellent gas mileage
  • Plenty of room for personalization


  • Tight back seat
  • Steering feel could be better
  • Some cheap-ish controls and materials
  • Pricey with options
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