(4.0) 16 reviews
MSRP: $2,263$8,807
Body Style: Hatchback
Combined MPG: 32
Engine: 115-hp, 1.6-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed manual w/OD
2003 MINI Cooper

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.0

Average based on 16 reviews

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A no trouble car

by Long-time sports car owner from Oregon on September 16, 2009

Driving a MINI is a great experience! I've owned primarily tw-seater sports cars previously - TR3, MB, Miata -and enjoyed them. But the added room of the MINI (comparatively) make all the difference i... Read Full Review

1 Trim Available

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Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on MINI Cooper Base

Moderate overlap front
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on MINI Cooper Base

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
A
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Other

Bumpers
M
Head Restraint
G
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on MINI Cooper Base

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on MINI Cooper Base

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Front Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 4 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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