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  • 2013 MINI John Cooper Works Paceman ALL4, New York City

    Every once in a while, we end up driving a car that leaves us utterly confused. The 2013 MINI Cooper Paceman John Cooper Works ALL4 we drove for a day last week is one such vehicle. It's striking, but far less functional than the MINI Countryman from which it's derived. The handling is decent, but hardly a cut above every other hot hatch on the market. It's small, but doesn't get particularly good gas mileage. The EPA rates it at 26 mpg combined with the automatic we had (27 mpg with a six-speed manual). Over 132 miles, mostly above 50 mph, we got 26.6 mpg according to the Paceman's trip...

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