Are MINI Coopers Safe?

December 7th, 2017 by

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With features like dynamic stability control and active braking, a new compact car from a local MINI Cooper dealership includes the latest systems that keep you safe. Explore the following features found in the MINI Cooper model line:

  • A heads-up display shows vehicle speed, navigation, and safety alerts
  • MINI Cooper cornering brake control ensures the right amount of stopping power is directed to each wheel
  • Adaptive cruise control speeds up and slows down the vehicle with the pace of traffic ahead
  • Drive with confidence with a breakaway engine

As you can see, MINI Cooper engineers are working hard to keep you and your passengers safe.

Explore MINI Cooper Safety Scores

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awards Top Safety Pick designation to cars that offer strong crash protection. Not every model qualifies, and at MINI of Santa Monica, we’re proud to announce that the following recent MINI vehicles have received ratings of “Good” in these areas:

  • 2017 Mini Countryman
    • Small Overlap Front Driver Side
    • Moderate Overlap Front
    • Side
    • Roof Strength
    • Head Restraints and Seats
  • 2017 Mini Cooper
    • Small Overlap Front Driver Side
    • Moderate Overlap Front Side
    • Side
    • Roof Strength
    • Head Restraints and Seats

Those stellar safety scores will allow drivers to say confident while navigating the streets of West Hollywood and beyond. In addition, the IIHS rated both the 2017 MINI Cooper and the 2017 MINI Countryman “Advanced” in the Front Crash Prevention category. The MINI Hardtop 4-Door is also a IIHS Top Safety Pick. See how its safety features compare to the competitors.

Discover More MINI Cooper Safety Features

On top of the safety systems already mentioned, MINI Cooper uses the following features to keep you and your passengers safe:

  • Up to 8 Smart Airbags
  • Ultra-Rigid Multiphase Steel Body
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • Crash Sensors
  • Auto Leveling Headlights
  • MINI Predictive Braking

Whether you’re headed home to Mar Vista or out shopping in Beverly Hills, these systems will work to keep you safe, and in certain situations, can help prevent accidents from occurring.

Which is the Best MINI Cooper Dealer Near Me?

As the first MINI-only store in the area, MINI of Santa Monica is uniquely experienced to help you find your next compact car, and our helpful auto loan department will assist you through the MINI Cooper financing process. Just apply for financing before you visit our showroom outside Culver City.

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