How safe is a Mini Cooper in a crash?
MINI Cooper Safety Ratings and Information The 2019 MINI Cooper 2 Door Hardtop received the highest possible “Good” rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety across all tests when equipped with optional front crash prevention and specific headlights. The IIHS also named it a 2019 Top Safety Pick.
What’s the crash rating on a Mini Cooper?
The NHTSA has awarded the Mini Cooper 2-door a four-star overall crash test rating. The IIHS gave that bodystyle their highest rating of Good.
Is the Mini Cooper a safe car to drive?
The most recent MINI Cooper was named a 2018 Top Safety Pick by the IIHS, which means the vehicle has to earn top marks in an array of safety tests. The highest score in each category is “Good”, and the MINI Cooper earned outstanding scores in almost all areas.
Are MINI Coopers expensive to repair?
Cost. The average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Mini Cooper is $846, compared to an average of $456 for subcompact cars and $652 for all vehicle models.
Are MINI Coopers expensive to maintain?
How is the Mini Cooper able to avoid a crash?
In three out of five tests, the MINI was capable of avoiding a crash on its own, while in the other two tests the MINI was able to slow down to between 1-3 mph, making the crash much gentler. Most notably, the MINI also was tested for side crashes and scored a “Good” rating.
What kind of test does Mini Cooper Pass?
The MINI Cooper also received perfect “Good” ratings in all of its Small Front Overlap test, which is usually the hardest test for a car to pass. The MINI passed it with flying colors which is impressive, especially for such a small car.
What kind of rating does Mini Cooper get?
For 2016, the MINI Cooper Hardtop Two-Door scored a “Good” rating (IIHS’ highest rating) in all five crash tests while also scoring an “Advanced” rating in front crash prevention, thanks to its optional forward collision warning with auto-braking.
Are there any recalls on the Mini Cooper?
Most notably, the MINI also was tested for side crashes and scored a “Good” rating. This is important, because in 2014, the MINI failed its side crash testing which caused BMW to recall them. After the recall was done, last year, the IIHS was not able to test the MINI’s side crash capabilities.