CNET Car Tech: 2011 Mini Countryman S All4

Is a five-door crossover Mini just too maxi?

I generally like Minis (even though I've tired of the Roger Rabbit interior), but the Countryman just takes the formula one step too far for me. I'll take you for a ride, check the tech, and run into a surprising problem along the way!

(You can also read the full CNET review of the Mini Cooper Countryman here .)

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Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 and always comes at technology from the real consumer's point of view. He brings his high energy, often skeptical style to all avenues of CNET coverage, with an emphasis on car tech. You'll also find him frequently on television, radio and the TV screens at Costco!

 

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