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Watch Alex On Autos Video Review – 2016 Mini Clubman

2016 Mini Clubman profile

16% of the Minis sold in America in the first four months of 2016 were newly enlarged Clubmans, Mini’s Golf-fighting, Golf-sized wagon.

With four real passenger doors, the Clubman is now a traditional small car, albeit one with barn doors at the back that impinge on rear visibility.

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But with a longer wheelbase and more space for people and stuff comes more weight, a trait which does dynamics no favours. Can Mini retain the Cooper’s go-kart-like handling in a bigger, more conventional package?

Alex Dykes’ video review of the 2016 Mini Clubman is the most detailed and thorough on YouTube. Here’s the next 25 minutes of your Saturday.

Timothy Cain is the founder of, which obsesses over the free and frequent publication of U.S. and Canadian auto sales figures. Follow on Twitter @goodcarbadcar and on Facebook. Alex On Autos is also on Facebook and Twitter.