Mini - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

📉 Compare Mini models

The following chart shows the Mini models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Mini has sold far more Cooper model cars than the JCW model.

Table 1. Compare Mini models

Mini ModelNumber of Problems
  Cooper
2,244
  Cooper S
2,000
  Cooper Convertible
176
  Cooper S Convertible
169
  Cooper Countryman
107
  Cooper Clubman
105
  Cooper S Clubman
96
  Cooper Us
40
  Cooper Clubman S
36
  JCW
15

📊 Number of problems reported for all models of Mini built between 2019 and 2001

Owners of Mini cars have reported a total of 4,988 problems across all Mini models built from 2019 to 2001. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Mini models, is 262.5. Cars from Mini's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (982 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model YearNumber of Problems
  2019 Mini
7
  2018 Mini
5
  2017 Mini
21
  2016 Mini
18
  2015 Mini
43
  2014 Mini
52
  2013 Mini
58
  2012 Mini
113
  2011 Mini
150
  2010 Mini
166
  2009 Mini
436
  2008 Mini
406
  2007 Mini
452
  2006 Mini
548
  2005 Mini
982
  2004 Mini
594
  2003 Mini
614
  2002 Mini
316
  2001 Mini
7

🔎 Common problems of Mini Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Mini cars. The number one most common problem of Mini cars is related to the vehicle's steering, with 1,608 problems reported. The second most common Mini car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (960 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mini vehicles



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