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#13 of 14 Re: Asking for guidance from Mini owners [wendalinajolie]
Jun 29, 2012 (8:28 am)
I got my 2012 MINI Countryman (base) in late May and I haven't had one single problem with it, including oil refills. Your Cooper will come to you fully checked out and detailed and they'll let you test-drive it before you leave as well as answer any questions you'll have.
I hope you enjoy your new ride as much as I do mine! They're great cars, really!
#14 of 14 Re: Thinking of purchasing [tylonal]
Jan 31, 2013 (8:47 pm)
Mini Cooper S 2006 ....
First 6 months new radiator and Thermostat ...Warranty
Run Flats ... Waste of money...changed out to non-run flats at 5k
At 35k new brakes ... I'm now at 50k ...
Power steering hoses leaking $580.00
Oil pan gasket leaking $515.00
Lower control arm bushings No estimate
Harmonic trans balancer $927.00
Right side engine mount $709.38
Some part I can't remember because I was in state of shock for $933.03
Basically a year of car payments In one shot ...please note I maintained and serviced regularly at the dealership ... what was my baby is now my un-wanted step child .