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Mini Hardtop brake repair cost distribution

Chart based on 68 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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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 mi

US $1200
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 mi

US $2825
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 mi

US $350
Replaced Master Cyl and fluids 
89000 mi

US $300
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 mi Front Brakes replacement. 
63000 mi

US $1050
Front brakes replaced (in extended service warranty) 
34000 mi 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 mi 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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Mini Hardtop Brake Problems

849 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Mini Hardtop. 75 of these members (8.8%) have reported brake repairs for their car. A total of 90 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.