Is a 2003 Mini Cooper S reliable?

Is a 2003 Mini Cooper S reliable?

One of the most reliable cars out there. Really love it, gas efficient and sport look and feel. Had this car for over 5 years and it is a very reliable vehicle.

Is the Mini Cooper S reliable?

In 2019, J.D. Power deemed the Mini Cooper as its most dependable compact car and ranked the Mini brand fourth overall for dependability. Four years prior, J.D. Power ranked the Mini as 28th out of 32 for reliability. J.D. Power’s rankings indicate that the Mini Cooper’s quality has significantly improved.

How many miles will a 2003 Mini Cooper last?

A Mini Cooper can last between 200,000 – 250,000 miles on average when properly maintained and driven conservatively. If you were to drive 15,000 miles per year, a Mini should provide 13 – 17 years of service before requiring uneconomical repairs or breaking down.

Is a 2003 Mini Cooper S supercharged?

The 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine in the S model is fitted with a mechanical-drive supercharger, producing 163 horsepower. The tires, suspension, and steering all communicate clearly with the driving, inspiring confidence and ever-more aggressive maneuvers.

What is the best year for Mini Coopers?

The 2011 and 2012 Mini Cooper and Cooper S likely had some early teething issues. But the 2013 models mostly avoid these problems and the previously-mentioned recalls. So, for used second-gen Mini Coopers, the 2013 MY is the best choice for reliability.

What is the best year Mini Cooper S to buy?

What is high mileage for a Mini Cooper?

Firstly, It depends upon how well the previous owner treated the car, As long as the previous owner took care of it and did the regular maintainance, For R53, It can range from 75k to 150k.

Is the Mini Cooper the car to get?

The Mini Cooper is the car to get if you value the unique blend of sporty handling, appearance and cargo space above all else, including reliability issues and the high cost of maintenance and repairs. I have lived with a stuck driver’s side window and a windshield stress crack for many years.

When did I Sell my 2003 Mini Cooper?

I paid the MSRP of $17k in 2003 and sold it for $3k to the local franchise dealer in 2016 after another mechanic corroborated the repairs that were needed. I was not able to get anyone on Craigslist to pay more than the dealer. Was this review helpful?

Is there any maintenance on a Mini Cooper?

Is there some maintenance sure what car does not have maintenance especially once you hit 100k miles. Mini coopers are not your Toyota Camry or Honda Civic standard car they are for the unique few who find an interest in the silly character and the up and down pro and cons of what all involves the mini. Was this review helpful? (43) (0)

When to change the clutch on a Mini Cooper?

Any car with over 100,000 miles is going to need a lot of things replaced, and the Mini is no exception. Maintenance cost can be greatly reduced by not using “genuine Mini” parts. For example, I just had the clutch changed (for the first time) at 160,000 miles. The dual mass flywheel used as original equipment by Mini is made by Luk in Germany.

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