2008 MINI Cooper

Base FWD 2-Dr Hatchback I4 man trans

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2008 Mini Cooper S Front Three Quarter
It’s well known that the Mini Cooper S is a hot hatch, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the model for too much heat – engine fire, to be exact.
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As of late, workers at the Mini assembly plant have their hands full building every car they can, but they took time to celebrate the last of the first:; the final Mini Cooper Convertible, still built from the first-generation platform, rolled off the assembly line this morning.

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2008 MINI Cooper
2008 MINI Cooper
Base FWD 2-Dr Hatchback I4
28 MPG City | 37 MPG Hwy
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2008 MINI Cooper
Base FWD 2-Dr Hatchback I4
28 MPG City | 37 MPG Hwy
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2008 MINI Cooper
2008 MINI Cooper
Base FWD 2-Dr Hatchback I4
$18,050
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2008 MINI Cooper
2008 MINI Cooper
Base FWD 2-Dr Hatchback I4
118hp
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2008 MINI Cooper Specifications

Quick Glance:
Engine
1.6L I4Engine
Fuel economy City:
28 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
37 MPG
Horsepower:
118 hp @ 6000rpm
Torque:
114 ft lb of torque @ 4250rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control (optional)
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS (optional)
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer RearABS
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control (optional)
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
50,000 miles / 48 months
Powertrain
50,000 miles / 48 months
Corrosion
Unlimited miles / 144 months
Roadside
500,000 miles / 48 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:34:41
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
Summary
BMW IS RECALLING 28,450 MY 2007-2008 MINI COOPER S VEHICLES. THE CENTRALLY LOCATED TAILPIPE EXTENSION PROTRUDES SLIGHTLY BEYOND THE REAR BUMPER. IT IS POSSIBLE FOR INADVERTENT CONTACT TO OCCUR WITH A PERSON'S LEG.
Consequences
IF THE TAILPIPE EXTENSION IS HOT DURING INADVERTENT CONTACT, A BURN COULD OCCUR.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TAILPIPE WITH A NEW SHORTER TAILPIPE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-866-275-6464.
Potential Units Affected
28,450
Notes
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:20
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER
Summary
BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2011 MINI COOPER S, 2008-2011 MINI COOPER S CLUBMAN, 2009-2011 MINI COOPER S CONVERTIBLE, 2009-2011 MINI COOPER JCW, 2009-2011 MINI COOPER JCW CLUBMAN, 2009-2011 COOPER JCW CONVERTIBLE, AND 2011 COOPER S COUNTRYMAN PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 14, 2006, THROUGH JANUARY 18, 2011. THE ELECTRIC AUXILIARY WATER PUMP THAT COOLS THE TURBOCHARGER HAS AN ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT BOARD THAT CAN MALFUNCTION AND OVERHEAT.
Consequences
THE CIRCUIT BOARD MAY SMOLDER WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy
BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WATER PUMP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGANDURING FEBRUARY 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-866-275-6464.
Potential Units Affected
90,368
Notes
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC


IIHS Roof Strength
N/R
NHTSA Rating Overall
Not Applicable
IIHS Best Pick
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Driver
4
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
4
NHTSA Rating Front Side
5
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
4
NHTSA Rating Rollover
5
IIHS Overall Front Crash
Good
IIHS Overall Side Crash
N/R
IIHS Rear Crash
Acceptable

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