2007 Mini Cooper

minicar / 2-door hatchback

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
Roof strength
Head restraints & seats

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2007-13 models

Tested vehicle: 2007 Mini Cooper 2-door

The Mini Cooper was redesigned for the 2007 model year. Frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by BMW (manufacturer of the Mini) as part of frontal crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Restraints and dummy kinematics

Roof strength

Rating applies to 2007-13 models

Tested vehicle: 2009 Mini Cooper 2-door

Overall evaluation
Curb weight 2,564 lbs
Peak force 8,810 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 3.44

Head restraints & seats

Rating applies to 2007-08 models

Seat type: Standard seats

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry