MINI Cooper Reliability

February 13th, 2019 by

2019 MINI Cooper Countryman reliability

A lot of people in the San Marcos area ask us, “Are MINI Coopers reliable?” Yes, they are! With comprehensive coverage, excellent safety ratings, and an award-winning reputation, MINI is one of the most reliable car brands around. From the MINI Cooper Base to the MINI Clubman to the MINI Countryman, each offers superior warranty protection and dependable safety.

MINI Warranty

You can tell MINI is dedicated to dependability when you check out its stringent warranty coverage. All new MINI Cooper vehicles are protected by a 4-year/50,000-mile MINI New Passenger Car Limited Warranty and a 12-year/unlimited-mileage warranty against rust perforation. The MINI warranty has you covered from bumper to bumper, with the tires being the only exception. MINI owners can traverse San Diego when complete peace of mind!

MINI Safety Ratings & Features

Exceptional safety ratings and features can be expected whether you choose the MINI Cooper 2-Door or Countryman. Here’s a quick look at the safety ratings for the 2019 MINI Cooper from the IIHS and NHTSA:


  • Moderate Overlap Front Test Results: Good
  • Side Impact Test Results: Good
  • Rear Crash Protection Results: Good
  • Roof Strength Test Results: Good
  • Small Overlap Front Driver Test Results: Good
  • Headlights Results: Acceptable
  • Front Crash Prevention Results: Advanced


  • Overall Rating: 4 Stars
  • Frontal Crash: 4 Stars
  • Side Crash: 4 Stars
  • Rollover: 4 Stars

Safety highlights include active brakes, Dynamic Stability Control, Head-Up Display, auto-leveling headlights, corner brake control, and adaptive cruise control.

MINI Awards

MINI is a distinctive brand with awards and accolades that attest to its reliability. Check out some of the brand’s most recent achievements:


2018 Top Safety Pick (2019 MINI Hardtop 2-Door)

“Highest Ranked Compact Sporty Car in Initial Quality” from J.D. Power (MINI Cooper)

J.D. Power “Best Performance” Award (2018 MINI Countryman)



“Highest Ranked Compact Sporty Car in Initial Quality” from J.D. Power (MINI Cooper)



IIHS Top Safety Pick+ (MINI Hardtop 2 Door models with optional front crash prevention and built after November 2015)



IIHS Top Safety Pick (MINI Countryman)

Automotive Science Group — Best Social Performance  (MINI)

Automotive Science Group — Best All-Around Performance (MINI)

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