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2012 Volvo C30

2012 MINI Cooper

  2012 Volvo C30 2-door Coupe Auto Angular Front Exterior View 2012 MINI Cooper 2-door Coupe Side Exterior View
MSRP
$24,950
$19,500
Invoice $23,453 $17,550
MPG
City/Highway
21/30 25/37
Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2012 Volvo C30 has top-notch safety and style; but it's not as racy as it looks and not any more practical than it looks. Read Full Review In all of its guises the 2012 MINI Cooper is fun-to-drive, uniquely styled, and with three standard levels of performance, there's an option for everyone. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Stylish interior design and trim
  • Strong powertrain
  • Stable, relaxed highway cruising
  • Tight, quiet interior
  • Extensive options

Dislikes:

  • Lack of headroom
  • Odd driving position
  • Tiny 2+2 backseat
  • Disappointing cargo space
  • Pricey at the high end

Likes:

  • Fun to drive
  • Uniquely MINI look inside and out
  • Good gas mileage
  • Lots of available extras

Dislikes:

  • Tiny rear seats
  • Steering feel could be better
  • Controls and materials feel cheap
  • Adding options quickly raises the price
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available
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