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MINI Hatchback 1.6 Cooper 3d (01) (2003/53)

MINI Hatchback 1.6 Cooper 3d (01) (2003/53) - Owner Review

nothing...well it was easy to park.
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Review submitted by
David Chester on

MINI Hatchback (01-06)

Summary

2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
pathetic. second mini, should have relised that i would have problems as i had problems with the first one...never again!!!

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
everyone liked it.wife did not. boot was to small for shopping and seats to low and hard.

Would you buy this car again and why?
A 100% NO.

What are you likely to buy next?
have, a ford focus 1.6 TDCI. much bigger, double the miles MPG,much cheaper tax and insurance, huge boot,comfortable seats,and i dont care what others think.

Buying experience

2 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£5,500

When did you buy the car?
July 2010

Did you get a good deal and why?
got a new exhaust afer my request. old one was a disgrace.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
the looks. the fantastic drive. c hildhood memories.

What was the dealer like?
very nice to start with but after a problem with the 7 day free insurance and then a 2 week wait for a number plate exchange, and then problems with my insurance i asked for a courtersy car which i got but dealers did noy seem to happy. once i got new car never heard another thing again.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
fantastic to drive.very solid and safe.very fun to drive. used to look forward to driving it (when it worked)

What's it like to park?
very easy.

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
oh yes... remote locking stopped working. all lights would start flashing on and off for no reason.front wheel bearings went.rattles from everywhere.

What's most practical about your car?
nothing...well it was easy to park.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
the dashboard was something special, everyone liked, easy to see, very practical.

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