Rover - Austin Mini Reviews from North America

1979 Rover - Austin Mini 1000 1.3

Year of manufacture1979
First year of ownership2000
Most recent year of ownership2001
Engine and transmission 1.3 Manual
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
9.5 / 10
Distance when acquired0 kilometres
Most recent distance0 kilometres
Previous carChevrolet Spectrum

Summary:

Loves to cruise!

Faults:

Nothing. I am still building it.

General Comments:

I love these cars.

Everyone I've driven drives like it's on rails.

Excellent fuel economy.

You have to put race seats in it for the full effect.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 10th October, 2001

1960 Rover - Austin Mini Cooper 1.0 petrol

Year of manufacture1960
Engine and transmission 1.0 petrol
Performance marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 6 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.0 / 10

Faults:

Brake light switch, but my car is now 38 years old and has been upgraded through the years.

General Comments:

Hell of a lot of fun. Not much comfort but it's the closest thing to a go-cart that's legal on the highway. Overpriced in the US. Watch for rust.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 7th March, 1999

Average review marks: 8.3 / 10, based on 2 reviews