What is the performance of a Mini Cooper S?
The Cooper S has a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine with 189bhp that’s very willing to rev and has lots of power available even from a light touch of the accelerator, making it smooth to drive around town. Given the opportunity, it can sprint from 0-62mph in 6.8 seconds which is plenty quick enough to be a lot of fun.
Is a Mini Cooper SD fast?
It’s a front-wheel drive front-engined 3-door mini hatchback with 4 seats. With 141 BHP, the turbocharged 2 Litre 16v Inline 4 diesel engine (BMW N47C20) accelerates this Cooper SD to 62 mph in 8.1 seconds and on to a maximum speed of 134 mph.
What is the difference between Mini Cooper S and Mini Cooper SD?
The Mini Cooper SD is the same car as the S. It shares the same chassis, the same suspension, the same transmission, the same seats, the same cabin, the same switchgear, the same tyres, but one thing it does not share is the S’s 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol four-pot.
What are common problems with Mini Cooper S?
5 Common Mini Cooper Problems Every Owner Should Know About
- Loose Timing Chain. The timing chain is known to become loose prematurely in Mini’s road life, which ends up requiring early replacement.
- Automatic Transmission Failure.
- Power Steering Pump Failure.
- Water Pump Leak.
- Clutch Failure.
Are Mini Cooper S reliable?
According to RepairPal, the Mini Cooper has a reliability rating of 3.0 out of 5.0 and ranks 25th out of 32 car brands. However, the Mini Cooper did rank 21st out of 21 cars in the subcompact segment. The high cost of repair and maintenance for Mini Cooper has significantly hurt its reliability.
Which is better Mini Cooper or Cooper S?
The MINI Cooper is equipped with a 1.5 L TwinPower Turbocharged 3-cylinder making 134 horsepower, while the MINI Cooper S includes a 2.0 L TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder engine making 189 horsepower. If fun driving is necessary to you then the additional 55hp offered by the MINI Cooper S is going to be a must-have.