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Recall Alert: 2005-2008 Mini Cooper

By Jennifer Geiger  on April 20, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 92,000 model-year 2005-06 Mini Cooper and Cooper S cars manufactured Jan. 5, 2005, to Nov. 28, 2006, and model-year 2005-08 Cooper convertible and Cooper S convertible models manufactured Jan. 5, 2005, to July 31, 2008. The Problem:… Read More

Recall Alert: 2005-2008 Mini Cooper

By Jennifer Geiger  on April 20, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 92,000 model-year 2005-06 Mini Cooper and Cooper S cars manufactured Jan. 5, 2005, to Nov. 28, 2006, and model-year 2005-08 Cooper convertible and Cooper S convertible models manufactured Jan. 5, 2005, to July 31, 2008. The Problem:… Read More

2016 Mini Countryman Park Lane Photo Gallery (26 Photos)

By Jennifer Geiger  on March 3, 2015

Mini is trying to inject some exclusivity into the lineup of its compact SUV. The automaker updated its Countryman for 2015 and just debuted a special edition model at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show. The Countryman Park Lane, which… Read More

2015 Mini John Cooper Works Hardtop Photo Gallery (22 Photos)

By Jennifer Geiger  on January 13, 2015

The 2015 John Cooper Works Hardtop packs Mini's most powerful production engine: a 228-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. The JCW wears go-fast styling to match: It trades fog lights for air intakes, and out back it wears a JCW-specific spoiler.… Read More

2015 Mini John Cooper Works Hardtop: First Look

By Joe Bruzek  on December 10, 2014

Competes with: Volkswagen Golf R, Subaru WRX STI, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Looks like: A polished version of the John Cooper Works Hardtop Concept Drivetrain: 228-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, front-wheel drive, six-speed manual or automatic transmission Hits dealerships: Spring 2015… Read More

2015 Mini Cooper Hardtop Four Door: Up Close

By Joe Bruzek  on November 23, 2014

Announced in June, the all-new Mini Cooper Hardtop 4 Door makes its U.S. public debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Mini stretched the hardtop two-door's wheelbase to make room for the two additional doors, but it rides on… Read More

2014 Mini Hardtop: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman  on November 21, 2014

The old saying is curiosity killed the cat. Well, in our case, it nearly twisted us into pretzels while trying to install child-safety seats into the 2014 Mini Hardtop two-door. This Mini isn't nearly as mini as it used to be… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop 2-Door

By Matt Schmitz  on November 20, 2014

Vehicles Affected: More than 5,800 model-year 2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop 2-Door cars manufactured between Jan. 7 and July 21 The Problem: The spare wheel may have been attached under the car with a nut that is not self-locking. Vibrations from… Read More

2015 Mini Cooper Hardtop 4 Door Photo Gallery (26 Photos)

By Matt Schmitz  on November 20, 2014

The latest addition to Mini's rapidly expanding lineup is the 2015 Mini Cooper Hardtop 4 Door, which is now debuting at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Based on the recent redesign of the two-door hatchback Cooper, the 4 Door… Read More

2014 Mini Cooper S Real-World Cargo Space

By Joe Bruzek  on November 6, 2014

"Mini" has never been an accurate descriptor of the Cooper Hardtop. While small, the car still offers a usable amount of space, and the 2014 redesign only increases its functionality thanks to a larger cargo area. Related: 2014 Mini Cooper… Read More

2014 L.A. Auto Show: What to Expect

By Matt Schmitz  on November 5, 2014

If you like luxury vehicles, SUVs or sports cars — and even luxury SUVs that perform like sports cars — you're gonna love the lineup of debuts at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show later this month. Organizers say there… Read More