Combined miles per gallon: 30
In Mini's world, this is their SUV. It seats only four, but it does so comfortably and opens up to 41 cubic feet of cargo space when the rear seats go down. That's more than the Juke and just slightly less than a crossover such as Volkswage's Tiguan, which makes Mini staples including its race braking and cornering, xenon headlights and wide palate of customizable colors all the more fun by comparison. -- Written by Jason Notte in Boston. >To contact the writer of this article, click here: Jason Notte. >To follow the writer on Twitter, go to http://twitter.com/notteham. >To submit a news tip, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.