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Are MINI Coopers Safe?

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Many Providence, RI drivers may assume that MINI Cooper vehicles are generally unsafe due to their small size, but that couldn’t be any further from the truth. How safe are MINI Coopers? Check out the MINI Cooper safety ratings from top-rated experts in automotive safety and other safety features with MINI of Warwick to see how a MINI Cooper can get you where you need to go safely and confidently. Then, visit our dealership to find your very own MINI Cooper for a great low price. 

MINI Cooper Safety Ratings 

Don’t just take our word for it about how safe the MINI Cooper is, but check out the MINI Cooper safety reviews from two of the automotive experts in vehicle safety: the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Here are the most recent safety ratings for the MINI Cooper:

IIHS MINI Cooper Safety Rating

The 2021 MINI Cooper received an overall “good” rating from the IIHS, which is the highest level a vehicle can receive in their safety ratings. Here are some of the individual scores of the safety rating of the MINI Cooper: 

  • Moderate Overlap Front Test Results: Good
  • Side Impact Test Results: Good
  • Rear Crash Protection Results: Good
  • Roof Strength Test Results: Good
  • Front Crash Prevention Results: Advanced

NHTSA MINI Cooper Safety Rating

The 2021 MINI Cooper has yet to be rated by the NHTSA, but the most recent safety review performed for the MINI Cooper was in 2020, where the MINI Cooper received an overall four out of five stars. To learn more about the MINI Cooper Countryman safety rating and other MINI Cooper models, visit MINI of Warwick. 

Safety Features of the MINI Cooper


How safe are MINI Coopers? The MINI Cooper may be compact, but it comes loaded with plenty of features to help keep you and your passengers safe on the MINI of Warwick roads: 

  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Front & Rear Head Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • 4-Wheel ABS
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
  • Brake Assistance
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Traction Control
  • Automatic-Leveling Headlights
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • And More!


Not only are MINI Coopers safe, but they’re equipped with some of the most advanced safety features on the market. Visit MINI of Warwick in Warwick to take any of our models for a test drive and see for yourself how safe they truly are. Then, let our finance center help you along with the rest of the buying or leasing process. 

Find Your MINI Cooper at MINI of Warwick

Now that you know how safe MINI Coopers are, contact us to explore our inventory and find your very own MINI Cooper.

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