How long will a 2008 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 2008 Mini Cooper a good first car?

A Mini Cooper makes a great first car. They’re safe, cheap to insure, and have excellent resale value. A Mini Cooper’s highly customizable body and interior make it a fun, special car to own. They do, however, have relatively high fuel prices, although their mileage generally outweighs this.

What engine is in 2008 Mini Cooper?

1.6 L 4-cylinder
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Is Mini Cooper expensive to maintain?

A Mini Cooper’s annual average maintenance cost could be around $846, which is considered relatively higher than the average yearly maintenance cost of $456 for other subcompact cars and $652 for all car models.

What are common problems with Mini Coopers?

Another common problem on the MINI Coopers is the tendency for the Electric Power Steering Pump to fail. There isn’t anything you can do about this or to prevent it except for a diagnostics test if you think there’s an issue. When your power steering goes out, you’ll know and it will be time to take it in for repair.

What are common problems with Mini Cooper?

The following chart shows the 24 most common problems for Mini Cooper cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle’s steering (788 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle’s air bags (316 problems).

What year was the Mini Cooper made?

A Mini model called the “Mini Cooper” was made by the British Motor Corporation from 1961 to 1971, then from 1990 to 2000. John Cooper, owner of the Cooper Car Company and designer and builder of Formula One and rally cars, saw the potential of the original Mini for competition, and worked with Issigonis, the designer of the original Mini.