MINI hatchback (2006-2014): owner reviews

"Few cars can match the MINI for sheer driving enjoyment, but it has a hard ride that makes bumpy roads uncomfortable and it’s expensive, too"

Carbuyer Rating

3.5 out of 5

Owners Rating

4.3 out of 5

67%of people would recommend this car to a friend.

Owner Rating

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Common Problems

  • Suspension (1 cases)
  • Other (8 cases)
  • Engine (11 cases)
  • Electrics (8 cases)
  • Brakes (2 cases)
  • Electrics, Engine (2 cases)
  • Gearbox / clutch (1 cases)
  • Electrics, Gearbox / clutch, Other (1 cases)
  • Electrics, Gearbox / clutch (1 cases)
  • Electrics, Other (1 cases)

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.6 Cooper D

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

49
Review
Bought used with Mini TLC still active. Previous owner had ticked nearly all the boxes but sunroof, spare wheel and reversing sensors. Mpg no where near the 75mpg but guess all manufacturers exagerate. Diesel engine has great torque and feels faster than 9.7 seconds 0-60. Got to have the xeons and JCW kit otherwise just looks too normal now that Mini's are so common.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2002

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

67

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

46

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

45

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol

Year of registration

2003

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

30

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

29

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

38
Review
No problems so far
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Costs are ok tlc pack is a good idea

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

39.8
Review
too new to have any issues only 2 weeks old
Running Cost

4 out of 5

better than previous cars and just running it in

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

52.8
Review
Battery failed whrn only a few weeks old
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Came wih Mini TLC package

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Good

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

38
Review
Very good, just had a Ł10 sensor break on me which caused a misfire, but thats all...
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Run flat tires are not cheap.....

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

44
Review
No faults yet
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Fuel &servicing.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

33
Review
There have been a number of issues which are well known and common according to Mini forum websites, such as the bonnet catch cables stretching and the timing chain tensioner - of course, the main dealer wouldn't acknowledge this was a common fault! Also had an issue with oil build up within the turbo reservoir oil catch can, which meant dismantling the front suspension to access the problem
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Not too bad for fuel economy bearing in mind the performance, but servicing and parts are expensive, even when using an independent specialist. The run flat tyres are really frustrating - already had to replace 3 tyres due to punctures

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

57
Running Cost

5 out of 5

5 year service package, good residuals

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

55
Review
Apart from an intermittent fault with the drivers window, the car is very reliable
Running Cost

4 out of 5

For an automatic it's quite cheap to run

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

35

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

56
Review
It has been one of the best cars that I have owned. Really reliable.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

It is so frugal even with a heavy right foot.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2002

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

42
Review
Nothing major. Central locking on drivers side does not work. Air con issues. Only other items are consumables.
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Other than fuel costs are reasonable. Independent garage used

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40
Review
Never a problem of any kind in 5 years
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Very good

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2003

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

45
Review
The only time it didn't start is when I left the lights on over a weekend,butility it jump started no problem.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

It went 35000 miles without service other than oil top up and the garage said they were astonished at the even break wear and that the traction was spot on.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

51

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42
Review
I have had two non warranty items that needed fixing. A cambelt tensioner to cure noisy start up (I now believe this is a known fault) and a new ABS control unit.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Economical, cheap to insure but any main dealer work outside items covered by TLC serving pack is expensive. I am now using specialist independent MINI garage for repairs.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

32
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Run flat tyres are too expensive

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

36.4
Review
failed DAB aerial meant rear screen had to be replaced.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

fuel consumption is great given the level of performance

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

50

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

peperpack, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2004

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
A nice car to drive only used as a two seater andhold the road well.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Cooper S, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2004

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
I love my mini cooper s, it's fast, solid, cool if a bit common and the handling puts a smile on my face every time i drive it.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Pepper, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Great fun car that is cheap to run but expensive to buy.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Chilie pack, aero kit, 17" alloy wheels, tinted windows, chrome pack, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
My car makes me smile every time i look at it, dealership has never let me down and provides world class customer service to me.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

cooper, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2001

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

SE, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Ideally suits my current driving

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Cooper S Chilli pack, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Best performance car that you could buy for £10k

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year of registration

2003

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Iconic name, great mover due to bmw manufacture. I love my mini!

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Chilli Pack, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2003

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Absolutely love it. The internal screens are beautifully styled, always commented on positively by everyone who rides in it. Whilst the boot is lacking in space which does make taking a lot of bags, two friends and i all managed to fit in the car with snowboarding bag and luggage! The seats are very comfortable, but leg room is limited in the back where you can feel every bump in the road! Only major downside is the cost of the run flat tyres which i have within 1 year had to replace 5, very expensive. Overall would thoroughly recommend.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Chilli, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Great to drive. Great performance. Proud to own. Only cost has been run flat tyres which are ridiculously expensive.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Cooper Diesel, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Its great! I love the style, its my mini adventure car. It feels so funky yet so great to drive and it doesn't take up much space. A good buy!

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

chili, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2004

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

S, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2003

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
An absolute joy to drive with loads of smiles per mile. Performance and handling would be hard to beat.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2004

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Sporty, fun, not good on petrol!

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

s, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Nice enough needs tracking again hence more expensive run flats.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Chili S, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2003

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Good

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

cooper, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2002

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
I love driving my mini its the best car i've ever had. This is not the most practical but it makes up for it in every other way.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

cooper, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Very good small car for the two of us

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Cooper S Chilli, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
I absolutely love it. The ride quality can be a bit harsh at times, but the biggest gripe for me is the torque steering and the general way the steering follows cambers in the road. Apart from this, i feel it is pretty much perfect. The handling is sensational with great feedback from the helm and all the major controls have a lovely weight. It may not be as capable as some other hot hatches at covering ground on bumpy surfaces, but for fun factor, very few others can match it. The engine is brilliant, torquey, economical and makes a good noise most of the time! I find the interior/exterior styling great, with plenty of storage and generally a nice space to spend time. Build quality has generally been excellent, with only one or two creaks from the dash, but all other aspects of the car remain rock solid. Interior space is remarkably good given it's size, particularly in the front, although this is to the detriment of boot space which is menial; although dropping the seats is a cinch and more than makes up for the tiny boot (except when four people up with luggage!). Another major plus point for me is the fact that you can park the mini in the tightest spaces that most other cars have to pass up. Problems: As much as i love it, i can't deny i have had my fair share of problems. Whilst it has never let me down at the roadside etc. It did require engine work as the engine was misfiring, infrequently at first, and then it developed to point of becoming annoying. The garage diagnosed something to do with a timing chain tensioner. This was covered under warranty at 45k miles. Since then the 'diesel rattle' cold starts (typical for this engine) have pretty much been eradicated, although the car still misfires when under full load (ie with several people on board or climbing a steep hill in 6th gear etc.). I specified the hi-fi speaker system, which for the most part provides fantastic sound, but with certain songs, the tweeters give out horrible static irrespective of the volume. Annoying! This last complaint is trivial one, but it bothers me none the less! I find that engine torque is severely restricted in first gear. This is obviously done to protect the clutch and make the car more tractable, but first gear is really tall and the difference in 'grunt' between first and second is significant in my opinion. I would like to be able to 'disable' this! N summary, after 60k miles of mini adventures, i love it probably even more now than i did when i first got it. My biggest problem is what to replace it with when the time comes!

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

cooper, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Nippy little car but still not so economical than some other makes

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2002

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Great little car

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Cooper / Chilli Pack, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2001

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Brilliant, fun to drive, and easy to park. Would like a mini s but cost of fuel deters me.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Cooper S Chili, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2004

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
I feel the car is outstanding, it handles superbly and the only area i could wish for more is in the breaking department. It is a mini so to complain about the space in the back is daft, but even my dog thinks it is small. That said it is one of teh best car i have ever owned and now that i am thinking of a replacement i am struggling to think of options that will offer as much fun as teh mini does.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Cooper, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Fantastic but small. cabin is spacious but it is at best a 2+2

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Cooper S chilli, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2003

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
£600 to replace a complete headlight unit because of a wiring fault in the headlight which they would not fix.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Chili, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Good, but minor niggles. Would have expected bmw/mini to have sorted out during development.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Chilli Pack, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
As one of the last of the first generation supercharged mini cooper s this car came with extra bhp and lsd. Apart from a few niggling faults in the first two years it has ran faultlessly. Even the economy has risen to a heady 34mpg after fitting a long life air filter. Front tyre wear is an issue along with the harsh ride that run-flats produce, overall a great b road rocket. And the whine from the supercharger when pushing on is great!

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Cooper Chili, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Great car however many small things keep on going wrong and having to take it back to the dealer 4 times so far. Bonnet stripe replaced with an incorrect one now both completely different sizes.

Owner Review

1 out of 5

Version

R56

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

35
Review
This is a review of my Mini Cooper S R56 1.6 turbo 2006. This car fair enough is nice looking sounds lovely and pops and bangs on sports mode. My experience from this car has been nothing and I mean nothing but a nightmare since day one!! I got the car on finance which did have previous owners. About 6-7 months after having the car trouble started, anyway my partner rebuilt the engine him self (nightmare of engines to work and rebuild on) issue after issue. And still the car is not fixed so now I officially pay finance on a car that I have not been able to drive in 9 months. I really wish I had read reviews on these cars I was told by a mini expert to stay away from the 2006-2008 models as they're money pits!! Really unhappy and annoyed isn't the word.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

60
Review
Mostly reliable, but problematic DPF, as with most new diesels
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Cheap to run in terms of fuel and tax, but potentially looking at Ł1,500 for a new DPF.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

40

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

30

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

49.4
Review
No faults reported - just general wear and tear - replaced the tyres and general consumables.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Although diesel is more expensive to buy as fuel and as a car, the immediate running costs such as refueling, it meets my needs perfectly.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

35
Review
No problems until time chain went! Have had break pads renewed
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Thanks to local road condiiton, eg potholes had to have 2 new front wheels otherwise reasonable

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

52
Review
No problems at all
Running Cost

5 out of 5

One of the cheapest cars I've had to run.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2004

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

35
Review
Never had any problems with reliability at all
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Probably about average for its age

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

30
Review
No engine issues or problems with anything on the vehicle
Running Cost

3 out of 5

So far covered by service package but cost of spare parts or latest navigation discs are expensive!

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

110
Review
Never broken down.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

52
Review
never let me down
Running Cost

5 out of 5

iv'e got a mini tlc package and it is very economical

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

65
Review
A couple of problems fixed under warranty
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Low tax, reasonable insurance, 5yr service package, good mpg

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

33
Review
never had any problems
Running Cost

4 out of 5

because its mainly urban the mpg is not what it could be if extra urban

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

36.5
Review
Only had the one issue of a dash rattle and this was sorted by the dealer on the first visit
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Accessories and parts are expensive

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

50
Review
No issues with any mini's I have owned.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

With TLC - extreamly low.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2002

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

27
Review
power steering pump and alternator failed both common

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Cooper Chilli pack, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
The car is grreat fun to drive and is surprisingly comfortable for long distances (to continent and back), even for tall driver (6ft plus). It is only really a two-seater and luggage space is limited, but enough for long weekends. Fuel economy is very good if driven gently, but can rapidly deteriorate if driven enthusiastically. Faults Pre-tensioner on timing chain failed at 34,000 miles On board computer failed during service and had to be re-programmed. Both fixed under warrenty, by dealer - cooper croydon who have been excellent.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Cooper, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol,

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Chili, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Copper Chilli, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2001

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Funky, a real gem of a motor

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Superb

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

One, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
It does everything it is supposed to do.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Chilli Pack, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
It's a mini, you either love them or hate them. I love mine.

Owner Review

2 out of 5

Version

Cooper, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2003

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Very dissapointed, air cons gone, door lock not working performance not all it's cracked up to be, the dreaded mini steering pump went and dumped us in a ditch. Back to land rover for us

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Cooper D, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Pepper Pack, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
It's fun to drive and very economical. Not much space in the back but fine for two. Great build quality.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

CHILLI, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

SE, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2002

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
The syling is brilliant but the car needs to be abit more reliable, some rattling noice from the back at the slightest bump in the road, i believe it has been a problem with all mini of the same age. Need to improve reliability, build quality and fuel efficiency.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Mini One Graphite, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Good, but can't be pushed too hard, it's performance and handing are at the edge of the envelope already. some small niggles, indicators don't return to 0 very well, not a damage type fault but inherent fault. Ditto wiper control. Fidgety.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

chilli, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Great

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

cooper, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Great car but unimpressed with the dealerships

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

base, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Bought Car

Used
Review
Excellent value

Owner Review

Version

, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Excellent

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

one, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Thermostat replaced as only fault The best car i ever had the heater defrosts the Front & windows in 5 minites from cold, First thing in the morning.no scaping off the ice. Normal tyres with ultraseal may be better than runflats.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

John Copper Works, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Really good combination of performance, handling and economy

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Cooper, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Few niggles on car - will ask for them to be looked at on first service. Running costs very good - cheap tax, good economy, service contract. Biggest issue is poor radio sound quality and no intermittent wipe

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Chill, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Still enjoyable but service from franchised dealer was not up to expectation.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

cooper, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

chili, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Great sporty hatch with resonable economy, but lacks a little bit of leg space for back seat passengers.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

cooper s chilli, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2004

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Clatter from engine

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Cooper Chilli, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Great car. The cooper d is an stylish car that is fun to drive, has great handing and performance and still manages to save the planet by having a very low co2 output. The range does need a high performance diesel engine and i am very pleased to see that this has just been announced

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Chilli pack, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

First, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

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