The 2008 MINI Cooper S Clubman is not a car that's easily classified.
And because the Cooper S Clubman has a backseat and room for cargo, it's not a pure sportscar like a Mazda RX-8.
Experts from TheCarConnection.com recommend these "other choices" for the 2008 MINI Cooper S Clubman because they offer practicality in a high-performance package.
The excellent MazdaSpeed3 is truly anonymous next to the MINI Cooper, but it performs better.
The A3 is another out-of-class MINI competitor, though with a few options, a Cooper S Clubman will quickly be in Audi pricing territory.
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|2008 MINI Cooper ClubmanBrowse Used Listings||2009 Audi A3Browse Used Listings||2008 Dodge CaliberBrowse Used Listings|
|26 MPG City / 37 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy|
|Gas 4-Cyl||Gas I4||Gas I4|
|Subcompact||Small Station Wgn||Mid-size|
|2-Door Coupe||4-Door HB MT 2.0T FrontTrak PZEV||4-Door HB SE FWD|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|2 Door Coupe||4 Door HB||Hatchback|
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|2008 MINI Cooper Clubman vs. 2009 Audi A3||2008 MINI Cooper Clubman vs. 2008 Dodge Caliber|