Remedy All affected vehicles have been repaired at dealerships. The keyfob for the Cooper replaces a traditional key or ignition button. A responsive and slick six-speed manual transmission is standard, and a six-speed automatic is optional, and offers paddle shifters on the Cooper S. Despite the increase in weight over its smaller stablemates, the Countryman is still a joy to drive. And runflat tires are expensive to replace.
The Cooper S convertible adds 17-inch alloy wheels, larger brake discs, rear Park Distance Control, bi-xenon headlamps with washers, hood-mounted air inlet, black grille, chrome fuel filler door, twin exhaust tips, white turn signal lenses, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, heated sport seats, and stainless steel foot rest. Cooper S models add functional brake ducts and a unique front bumper cover to the mix. The convertible's soft-top opens partially like a sunroof, or it can open fully as a conventional convertible top would. The option of all-wheel drive is a bonus. Exterior All models have new bumper styling, larger fog lamps and new taillight assemblies. It has the same retro look as every other Cooper in the Mini lineup with the main differences being the additional rear doors, the larger size and the taller ride height. Base Coopers get a 1.
Cooper S models add a turbo to the standard 1. The Mini Cooper is one example, offering buyers cute styling, fun driving dynamics and desired efficiency, but very little room. Its two-place rear seat is hard to climb into, and best left for small children or emergency roadside assistance. We find the Cooper's electric power steering to be less realistic and feedback-laden than we'd like, but it's still pretty good. It outscores the faster turbocharged Cooper S and larger Clubman due to its better ride and fuel economy. On the outside, updates for the standard Cooper include a larger lower grille, a revised front bumper, a taller hood, a new side marker look and larger fog lights, plus redesigned tail lights and an optional rear fog light.
The base Cooper gains 3 horsepower to 121, and the turbocharged Cooper S adds 9 hp, to 181. For 2011, the styling gets minor changes, but doesn't stray far from the previous model's gold standard. In the hatch, cargo space is fair at 23. An all-new model debuted for 2014. The Thermostat in the radiator was stuck open. Fuel economy is impressive at 33 mpg overall, but it requires premium fuel.
Replaced that and then it will run for 15 to 30 minutes and just shut off like som. The Cooper S coupe adds larger brake discs, bi-xenon headlamps with washers, hood-mounted air inlet, black grille, chrome fuel filler door, twin exhaust tips, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, sport seats, and stainless steel foot rest. Safety features include four-wheel antilock disc brakes, stability control, corner brake control, electronic brake force distribution and dual front-side and side-curtain airbags. Even with low-profile tires on 17-inch wheels and sport suspension, the ride isn't bad. The Convertible hasn't been tested, but offers standard pop-up roll bars and automatic airbag deployment in the event of a rollover. Despite being the least-expensive Mini, the base Mini Cooper with a manual transmission is our top-scoring variant.
We find the Cooper's electric power steering to be less realistic and feedback-laden than we'd like, but it's still pretty good. The base Cooper gains 3 horsepower to 121, and the turbocharged Cooper S adds 9 hp, to 181. New for 2011 All models have a little more power, fresh styling touches and new wheels. The design of the second-generation convertible looks enough like the first that there is little difference to casual observers. Units Affected 90368 For as much as people often consider their car an extension of their personality, the automotive world is strikingly conservative. Mechanic said it happens all the time, but factory refused to pay for parts or labor.
While the 2012 Mini Countryman carries a higher entry price than its competitors, the decision to purchase a Countryman can be reinforced by a long list of standard equipment. Interior updates throughout the Cooper lineup include redesigned two-dial audio controls, less chrome in favor of more black, and a range of new material and color options. News Best Cars Staff December 28, 2015 The 2011 Mini Cooper surpasses many used small cars with outstanding performance, but some of its classmates have a more versatile interiors. The turbocharged version in the Cooper S models generates 181 horsepower and a substantial 192 pound-feet of torque, making it one of the auto world's most powerful engines for its size. John Cooper Works models add a new steering wheel, upholstery, and exclusive red roof and mirror caps.
The rest of the car--from the cute, retro look to the compact-yet-larger-than-the-original size--remains the same as last year's models. The front ends have been reshaped to meet new requirements for pedestrian safety. As with the other vehicles in Mini's stable, the Countryman can be configured in over 10 million different ways. The look is eccentric and stylish, from the chrome flip switches for the window to the 2-toned color scheme and symmetrical ovoid patterns that extend to the rear doors, the interior of the Mini Countryman can be considered a lesson in art-deco fashion. Even in the Convertible, it's an issue. The John Cooper Works model stays put at 208 horsepower, using a higher-boost version of the Cooper S engine. Both engines require premium gas.
The Cooper S equips run-flats as standard, which compound the harshness over rough pavement. The Mini Cooper has a lot of standard safety features, and it has high safety scores. I am just holding onto it until I can get an electric car. The John Cooper Works model stays put at 208 horsepower, using a higher-boost version of the Cooper S engine. Coverage is not transferable to subsequent purchasers, owners, or lessees. Front-wheel-drive cars get a bad rap for having a lower performance ceiling, but the Cooper simply amazes, turning in crisply and swallowing corners without fear.
With its hatchback and folding rear seats, the hardtop can haul reasonable amounts of gear. Because the default S comes with summer performance tires. Shoppers can choose between base and turbocharged S models. From left to right, they are controls for the driver-side window, foglights, central door lock, and passenger side window. Passenger space is fine for the front seats, with even six-footers finding plenty of room and support. Spirited jaunts around town are still invigorating, albeit less so on the pothole-strewn motorways of the snow belt than on glass-smooth southern surfaces.