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Mini Hardtop Brake Problems

748 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Mini Hardtop. 63 of these members (8.4%) have reported brake repairs for their car. A total of 77 brake repairs to Mini Hardtops--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Mini Hardtop problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Percentage of Mini Hardtop repairs by problem area

Chart based on 914 repairs.

Mini Hardtop brake repair cost distribution

Chart based on 65 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Mini Hardtop repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2007 Mini Hardtop 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 172hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

29000 mi   Fixed worn out rotors. 

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2007 Mini Hardtop 2dr Hatch

118-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

51000 mi US $500 Needed new front brake pads and rotors. 
95000   New front brakes and pads 

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2006 Mini Hardtop 2dr Hatch

supercharged 168hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

51000 mi US $479 State annual inspection revealed front brake pads and rotors below acceptable standard. Had both front pads and rotors replaced in order to pass inspection. 
61000   Replace rear pads, rotors, and sensor. Indications were inop e-brake and dash warning light from tripped sensor. 

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2005 Mini Hardtop 2dr Hatch

supercharged 207hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

84000 mi US $380 Failure of speed sensor in driver side wheel hub 
87000   Replaced Master Cyl and fluids 
89000   Brake power booster, spark plugs, oil and trans fluid 

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2005 Mini Hardtop 2dr Hatch

supercharged 168hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

56000 mi US $710 56000 miles, rear brake pads wore to sensors. Fronts have at least another 5000 miles left to them. 
40000   Front Brakes replacement. 
63000 US $1050 Front brakes replaced (in extended service warranty) 
34000   Had to tighten E-brake cable. 

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2003 Mini Hardtop 2dr Hatch

supercharged 163hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

102000 mi US $479 Rear brake pads worn, unevenly. Parking brake cables misaligned, causing uneven wear of the rear pads. 
82000   Rear rotors and pads needed replacing. Also replaced front rotors and pads at same time. 

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2003 Mini Hardtop 2dr Hatch

115-horsepower 1.6L I4 5-speed manual FWD

23000 mi US $5500 rear wheel speed sensor replaced. Computer reset. Brake system flushed(preventative). 

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