How Reliable Are MINI Coopers?
You know that when you get a new MINI Cooper, you’ll get a stylish compact car with a potent performance and a comfortable interior. The question is: how reliable are MINI Coopers?
Our team at MINI of Manhattan wants to help drivers in Manhattan, Bronx, and Queens, learn more about the reliability of their MINI Cooper. That’s why we created this guide.
Why is MINI Cooper Reliability Important?
When determining how reliable a car is, you need to consider how dependable it is over time. Reliability is generally based on a few things. You should look at how many recalls the vehicle has to its name and how many repairs it requires to continue performing at it’s best. On top of that, you should see how these numbers stack up to similar vehicles.
Consistency is key. If the vehicle has a long history of dependable performance, they’re more likely to be considered reliable.
Reliability is important to you as a MINI Cooper owner. When you have a reliable vehicle, you’ll be able to spend more time on the road and less time in the repair shop. Ultimately, a reliable vehicle will give you more peace of mind for years to come.
The J.D. Power 2019 Dependability ratings and awards analyze the responses from more than 80,000 verified owners of 3-year-old vehicles. They measure the type and number of problems these owners have during a 12-month period with their 3-year-old vehicle. The fewer the number of problems reported, the higher the score.
The 2016 MINI Cooper Hardtop and MINI Cooper Hardtop 4 Door were both awarded the 2019 J.D. Power Dependability award. They both received 10-out-of-10 ratings for their mechanical reliability. Plus, they received 9-out-of-10 ratings for overall reliability.
You can also rely on the manufacturer’s warranty. The 4-year/50,000-mile MINI New Passenger Car Limited Warranty is a commitment to the dependability of the MINI Cooper. It covers all vehicle components from bumper to bumper, except the tires.
About the MINI Cooper
The MINI Cooper has two engine options, so you’ll get to choose which one you’ll rely on. The standard 1.5L TwinPower Turbo engine generates 134 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. The 2.0L TwinPower Turbo engine, on the other hand, kicks out 189 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque.
You’ll be able to stay connected on the go, too. There’s an available 8.8-inch touchscreen display. From there, you’ll get access to Apple CarPlay™ compatibility, so you can keep up with your favorite apps and the music you love.
The MINI Cooper also has available safety features that you can rely on. The Forward Collision Warning and Automatic Emergency Braking will give you more peace of mind. Plus, the available LED Headlights include a Cornering Function, so you’ll have an increased field of vision behind the wheel.
Test Drive a MINI Cooper Today!
If you think the MINI Cooper is reliable enough to be your next vehicle, come experience it in person at MINI of Manhattan. You can hit the streets of Manhattan, Bronx, and Queens to see if it’s right for you.