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Mini Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Mini

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Mini is between $748 and $914 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
51
Mini
scores in the middle range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$831
Annual Repair Cost
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Minis have an electric power steering pump that is prone to failure. When replacing the pump, our technicians advise inspecting the cooling fan because it is often the cause of the failure of the p...
Failure of the automatic transmission is common. Even though the automatic transmission is advertised as "sealed for life," our technicians recommend the automatic transmission fluid be replaced ev...
Minis have an electric power steering pump that is prone to failure. When replacing the pump, our technicians advise inspecting the cooling fan because it is often the cause of the failure of the p...
My recent purchase of used car. When I release accelerator my car slows down and at acceleration ...
Had the struts, bushings & tie rods(inner & outer ) and still shaking and now when I turn the st...
Just bought vehicle 3x ago. Now needs 4 motor mounts and transmission rebuild. Dealer now says...
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2016-2017 MINI Cooper Clubman, Cooper S Club...
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i,...
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 MINI Clubman vehicles m...
Overall Score (21 Reviews)
January 11, 2015
2009 Mini Cooper S
We have a 2009 cooper S. 46k for miles. So far we have a thermostat issue and the tranny keeps popping out of 6th gear. The car uses oil but it seems as though this is what they do as I read more a...
September 08, 2014
2010 Mini Cooper S
DO NOT BUY A MINI COOPER S FROM 2006 THROUGH 2010. IT HAS EVERY PROBLEM THAT YOU CAN FIND WRONG WITH THEM. CLUTCH WENT OUT AT 3 WEEKS AND THEN AGAIN IN 3 MONTHS AND SEVERAL OTHER TIMES THE CLUTCH...
March 24, 2014
2010 Mini Cooper S
Basically, the BMW Mini is a rubbish build. Timing chain and clutch both disintegrated at 50,000 kms (30,000 miles) and 60,000 ams (36,000 miles) respectively. Passenger window replacement electric...