Automobile Magazine's Wrap-up of 2011 Mini Countryman S ALL4 - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > Model Specific MINI Forums > MINI Countryman


MINI Countryman MINI Countryman 2010 - Present

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Nov 19th, 2012, 07:44 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Posts: 155
Local Time: 04:15 AM
Canada Male
Automobile Magazine's Wrap-up of 2011 Mini Countryman S ALL4

The Automobile Four Season wrap-up is now out with a less than stellar review.

2011 Mini Cooper S Countryman ALL4 - Bigger Doesn't Mean Better - Automobile Magazine

Happy 2013 Mini Countryman!
Reply With Quote
Thanks for this post from:
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Nov 20th, 2012, 05:50 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 4
Local Time: 05:15 AM
United Kingdom
Seems quite a fair summary !!
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Nov 20th, 2012, 05:38 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 53
Local Time: 05:15 AM
United Kingdom
United-Kingdom

Dont like it - dont buy it.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Nov 20th, 2012, 06:54 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Posts: 155
Local Time: 04:15 AM
Canada Male
I agree with your comments greenland. However, MINI should not be advertising, claiming, and pricing their product as premium if they are only building them as average.

I would buy one of these tomorrow if I could agree that I would get what I pay for, but unfortunately, you currently can not. It has become a second job for me to research my next car purchase and it bugs the hell out of me that MINI can not deliver what it has told us. I want the MINI Countryman in my garage and I've even delayed my next car purchase to give MINI more time to step up to the big leagues but the future still looks foggy.

I really do hope MINI has a Happy 2013 and I start hearing more pros than cons about their products, but until then, I'll believe it when I see it. I think its fair we give anyone who visits this forum, who may be gathering their own information, a fair and unbiased review. Who knows, this feedback may even reach the desks of a salepersons, dealership, or a bean counter in the UK/Germany!

Happy motoring everyone!
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old Nov 23rd, 2012, 10:30 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 49
Local Time: 03:15 PM
Australia
The countryman is a great car. Hence the only people whining here are those that don't own one because if they did, they would be out enjoying it.
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old Nov 26th, 2012, 04:35 AM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Posts: 155
Local Time: 04:15 AM
Canada Male
The Countryman S ALL4 is a great car but it could have been much better if only the MINI engineers did their homework and designed a proper engine/transmission for it. Instead, they pulled a classic General Motors and borrowed the parts from a 2500 lb MINI Hardtop, all in the name of keeping the beancounters happy.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

» Recent Threads
Caravanning with a Clubman
Apr 13th, 2014 08:21 PM
Last post by burnstar
Today 04:09 AM
3 Replies, 176 Views
Head gasket, not always
Yesterday 10:32 PM
by Kilty
Last post by Kilty
Yesterday 10:32 PM
0 Replies, 58 Views
Oil Consumption Cooper Coupe
Apr 13th, 2014 08:30 PM
Last post by The Patagonian
Yesterday 10:22 PM
2 Replies, 228 Views
2007 Cooper D (r56) - How to look after her and what to look for when buying
Yesterday 01:10 PM
by hyvrid
Last post by hyvrid
Yesterday 08:33 PM
4 Replies, 133 Views
can anybody tell me what this is
Yesterday 08:02 PM
by Jon g
Last post by Jon g
Yesterday 08:04 PM
1 Replies, 96 Views
R53 PAS pump purchase?
Jan 10th, 2014 08:49 PM
by am5622
Last post by mab01uk
Yesterday 07:43 PM
7 Replies, 929 Views
Engine Startup Issue
Yesterday 06:40 PM
Last post by rdeighton1981
Yesterday 06:40 PM
0 Replies, 109 Views
Retrofit Auto Dimming Rear View Mirrow
Apr 14th, 2014 07:47 PM
Last post by Angib
Yesterday 06:36 PM
3 Replies, 196 Views
LED Daytime running lights - retro fit
Yesterday 06:08 PM
Last post by GimpyNuNu
Yesterday 06:34 PM
2 Replies, 131 Views
Whining noise when ignition on
Dec 24th, 2012 11:34 AM
Last post by starzz121
Yesterday 05:47 PM
6 Replies, 1,706 Views
Strange clicking sound
Yesterday 05:17 PM
Last post by mark crick
Yesterday 05:17 PM
0 Replies, 100 Views
eBay exhausts
Apr 13th, 2014 11:10 PM
Last post by heathwebbo
Yesterday 04:59 PM
2 Replies, 195 Views
HELP!! Strange spinning noise?? Clutch/relase bearing/gearbox ???
Yesterday 09:59 AM
Last post by MiniDeLux
Yesterday 04:42 PM
1 Replies, 131 Views
stop start nightmare PLEASE HELP !!!!
Apr 2nd, 2014 01:06 PM
Last post by MiniDeLux
Yesterday 04:35 PM
10 Replies, 663 Views
Bought a water damaged JCW help?
Yesterday 02:59 PM
Last post by Welshstyles1989
Yesterday 02:59 PM
0 Replies, 116 Views
New Blog Post - The Road Legal MINI Challenge Racer: MINI GP2 Review
Yesterday 12:55 PM
Last post by AMAUTOS7
Yesterday 12:55 PM
0 Replies, 232 Views
Replacement driver side door handle **new member**
Apr 14th, 2014 10:32 PM
Last post by tnoy66
Yesterday 12:54 PM
1 Replies, 145 Views
Engine warning light & reduced engine power
Jan 5th, 2009 08:02 PM
Last post by Giulio
Yesterday 11:31 AM
25 Replies, 44,280 Views
I love this car
Feb 27th, 2013 10:38 PM
Last post by louieburrows
Yesterday 10:39 AM
9 Replies, 2,969 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:15 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2