Is a MINI Cooper a Good First Car?

September 27th, 2017 by

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Buying your first car is an important rite of passage, and there’s plenty to think about before making a decision. Luckily, the MINI Cooper makes it easy. A new MINI Cooper combines exceptional performance and easy driving dynamics that make it the perfect first car. Find out more about this versatile vehicle today at MINI of Santa Monica.

MINI Benefits for First-Time Buyers

There are a few things most buyers are looking for when shopping for a new vehicle. Check out some of the benefits of a MINI Cooper today:

  • Easy to Use – Models like the MINI Hardtop 4 Door use a TwinPower Turbo engine to perfectly blend performance and control. When you’re navigating the streets of Santa Monica, you’ll appreciate its legendary handling.
  • Easy to Park – Whether you’re pulling up to the high school parking lot, driving to the dorms, or pulling up to your first big job, it’s important to be able to park your car and get to your next destination. The MINI Cooper can fit into tight spaces that other cars can’t approach, and it delivers a surprising amount of interior space.
  • Easy to Love – Most MINI Cooper customers are attracted to these vehicles’ unique rally-inspired styling. That’s a young look for a young driver, and it keeps older drivers feeling good as well.

Choose Your Ideal MINI for Santa Monica

While many first car buyers have the same needs, MINI’s full range of vehicles will work for different drivers. Check out some of our available models and see which one is best for you:

  • The MINI Hardtop 2 Door blends classic styling with a high-tech interior to offer a great driving experience. Check out our selection to see your design options.
  • The MINI Countryman is great for long road trips in Southern California. Available all-wheel drive and a generous cargo area will challenge your assumptions of what a MINI can be.
  • The MINI Convertible is perfect for trips to the beach. Your first car shouldn’t have to be a bore, so choose this sporty model.

On top of that, we offer Hardtop 4 Door and Clubman models. Find out which one is best for you at MINI of Santa Monica.

Learn More About the New MINI Cooper Lineup

To find out more about the full MINI Cooper lineup, including why a MINI vehicle is a perfect gift, visit MINI of Santa Monica at 1402 Santa Monica Boulevard today. We’re happy to answer any questions you have, and show you how the MINI Cooper compares to models the like FIAT 500. When you’ve found the MINI Cooper that suits your needs, explore your financing options at our dealership!