MINI is a British automobile brand that produces small or subcompact vehicles. MINI is owned by BMW, and is based in the United Kingdom. The MINI Cooper and the MINI Clubman are excellent examples of this very unique brand. In 2018, J.D. Power ranked the MINI Cooper as the “Highest Ranked Compact Sporty Car in Initial Quality.” However, even these compact cars can come with very large issues.
According to California and Federal Lemon Laws, a lemon is a vehicle that has significant defects that can adversely affect the safety, value, or utility of the vehicle. If even after several attempts to fix the issues, the vehicle, it is still defective, the manufacturer may be liable to replace or financially compensate you for the vehicle. If you believe that your new or used MINI may be a lemon, contact the professionals at Kaufman & Kavicky, LLP for a free consultation.
While no one complication or issue is consistent in all lemon law cases, the following defects have been commonly reported in MINI vehicles.
- Clutch failure
- Transmission issues
- Power steering pump failure
- Water pump leak
- Faulty airbags
- Faulty turn signals
MINI has been subject to recalls on several of its models in recent years. Issues pertaining to airbag safety, faulty turn signals, and side-impact performance are just a few of the reasons cited in these major recalls.
If you have purchased or leased a MINI that is a lemon, you are entitled to a replacement vehicle or cash compensation by the manufacturer. Kaufman & Kavicky, LLP have over fifteen years of experience in fighting lemon law cases in Anaheim Orange County, CA. Contact us today to get started.