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Old 08-26-2013, 10:41 AM
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Default Re: Thinking about a Mini Cooper

Originally Posted by Jeff Almeyda View Post
Wow, Andy, 40,000 miles a year! I thought my 30K/yr was a lot.
That was 10 years ago Jeff. Now I'm down to around 25,000/year.

Originally Posted by Mad About Drums View Post
Mmmh... different opinions, its it good or bad?

There's only one way to find out.....

.... FIGHT!!!!!
Noooo - Bob may well be right. I can only sight my experience with one vehicle. Bob's experience is likely encompassing many vehicles, as well as industry chatter.

That said (& here's were I really get into hot water), most NA made cars are so agricultural in their engineering that reliability is possibly the only bonus to owning one other than the satisfaction of burning cheap fuel with wild abandon ;)

Originally Posted by Mad About Drums View Post
Slightly off topic... Andy and I went for a ride in his Audi A6, I can tell you that the car can fly (literally),
More like "falling with style" ;)