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What does this car say about you?
Im fun, open and a little bit cheeky!
What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Everyone loves it except my sister, because it messes up her hair. But I fixed that with a wind deflector - so all happy!
Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes and No. Yes - because I love it to bits, its so fun to drive and really turns heads. No - The roof broke and has been a financial burden since, being 19 years old I can't be doing with forking out £1000 to get my car repaired which only cost £8000 in the first place - that's quite a few nights out down the drain in one hit!
What are you likely to buy next?
I fancy getting either the newer shape MINI hatchback or the new shape fiesta, possibly the latter as I had a fiesta before and was so cheap to run/maintain compared to my baby MINI cabrio :(
Type of dealer you bought from?
Did you buy this car new?
What price did you pay?
When did you buy the car?
Did you get a good deal and why?
I thought it was a great price, seeing as it had only done 37,000 miles!
Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I wanted a convertible and I wanted a MINI, so I bought a MINI convertible!
What was the dealer like?
Very exotic, they also sold Porsche, Rolls Royce, Ferrari, Bentley, BMW etc.
What's it like to drive?
AMAZING! Its so crisp/precise and a joy to drive! Great handling and pretty nippy when you want it to be.
What's it like to park?
Took a while to get used to with the roof up due to restricted rear view, but the parking sensors really help and its so small it can be parked anywhere!
Living with it
Have you had any problems with the car?
The roof broke about 6 months after purchase and was supposed to cost an eye watering £2000 to repair! Luckily MINI stumped up the parts for free as a goodwill gesture, so only had to pay for labour, which was still a hefty £960!
What's most practical about your car?
There isn't anything practical, apart from its small size!
Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Rain sensitive windscreen wipers and fully electric folding roof.