MINI FAQs

Where are MINIs made?

As one of the most popular vehicle brands of all time, MINI has a rich heritage of British engineering. Many of the current lineup of models continue to be manufactured in the UK, with the MINI Hatch, Coupe, and Roadster all constructed at the BMW plant in Oxford. MINI Convertible and Countryman models, meanwhile, are assembled at VDL Nedcar in the Netherlands.

Who owns MINI?

MINI has been manufacturing vehicles since 1959, becoming its own standalone brand ten years later. The British marque was later bought by the Rover Group (previously known as British Leyland) before being taken over by its current parent company, BMW, in 2000.

Are MINI Coopers reliable cars?

The MINI Cooper is one of the most popular models ever built by the manufacturer. And, like most models constructed, can be subject to wear and tear associated with usage and aging. All new MINI models, meanwhile, come backed by a comprehensive three-year/unlimited mileage warranty for mechanical faults. As such, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your brand new MINI won’t let you down.

Should I buy a MINI car?

For decades, MINI has been one of the most appealing vehicle brands for those seeking a new car that is fun, chic, affordable, and distinctive. The latest selection of models from the manufacturer are bigger and better than ever, with a retro feel that will appeal to fans of the marque. They also come packed with cutting-edge automotive technology and and fuel efficient engines, meaning that choosing a MINI means choosing one of the best hatchbacks around.

Which MINI cars are available through Motability?

Choosing the best Motability vehicle for you from our MINI range is simple, with all models from the lineup available. So, whether you’re looking for the classic three-door Hatch or the stylish Convertible, the Motability team at Snows MINI will be able to help you.

Are MINI Coopers expensive to repair?

When it comes to estimating costs for repairing your MINI Cooper, the best solution is for our team of experienced technicians to provide a thorough assessment and quotation. This is due to the fact that the estimated price is predicated on the parts and labour required. Contact Snows MINI today for more information.

Which MINI has the best mpg?

Vehicle manufacturers understand that motorists demand the best possible fuel economy when choosing their next vehicle. When looking for a new MINI that offers great mpg, the most efficient option available is the MINI Countryman Cooper S E 1.5i ALL4 PHEV Auto. This electric vehicle returns an exceptional 135mpg. For more traditional, fuel-powered models, the MINI Hatch 1.5 Cooper D Auto 3-door returns 75mpg.