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CNET Car Tech: 2011 Mini Countryman S All4

Is a five-door crossover Mini just too maxi?

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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.)