Mini Cooper in the snow??

Newyorker2012
0

Asked by Newyorker2012 Oct 27, 2012 at 06:06 PM about the 2012 MINI Cooper Base

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

I'm moving to northern Texas to go to
school I'm 20 years old and was
wondering how does the 2009-2013
Mini Cooper preform in the snow? I
probably won't be in anything deeper
than 1-4 inches, and for those of you
who don't know yes some parts of
Texas does get snow thank you :)

2 Answers

Robert Charlson
2,635

I live in Nebraska so the mini do pretty well in the snow since they are front wheel drive. But of course with any car the difference is in the tires on the car. If you are a little uneasy about snow or have never driven in the snow I suggest getting some kind of snow tires for the vehicle. Not only does the tires help keep the car in control and actually get around put it greatly helps with stopping the vehicle faster than a all season tire. Hope this helps (I didn't know texas got snow at all)

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
Brian Cramer
85

Agree snow tires nice but for the 1 - 3 snowfalls you will get go with a good all season you will do fine just dont run the summer tires below 32 degrees as the rubber gets hard and oily

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2002 mini cooper ignition problems 5 answers

    i'll be brief. this is basically what happens http://www.youtube.com/watch?v... everybody's telling me that it's a battery problem. the thing is after it does that, after 5-10 minutes of trying it st...

    2002 MINI Cooper Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Snow ? 3 answers

    OK .....is this safe to drive in a snowstorm to the Laurentians in Quebec in February from Burlington, Vermont ????

    2013 MINI Cooper Paceman

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

  • whats the best all season tire for a 2009 mini culbman. I live in upstate new york where we get somesnow 2 answers

    I'm looking for the best all season tires for my 2009 mini clubman

    2009 MINI Cooper Clubman

    -

    General

  • How easy is it to swap the run flat tires for regular tires? 11 answers

    What is involved in changing the standard runflat tires to regular tires, first using the original rims, and second by changing the rims as well?

    2008 MINI Cooper Clubman S

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Infiniti g35 coupe vs Mini Cooper s 9 answers

    I'm gonna be getting a new car when I turn 18 and I was wondering about these. What are the 0-60 times? does the g35 coupe come in FWD???? Ill probably be driving in snow anywhere from 1-3 inches...

    Shopping & Pricing

Search MINI Cooper Questions

MINI Cooper Experts

#1 Robert Charlson
Robert Charlson
Reputation 380
#2 Michael Branan
Michael Branan
Reputation 200
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 190
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used MINI Countryman"
60 Great Deals out of 3,745 listings starting at $13,895
Used MINI Cooper Clubman"
66 Great Deals out of 1,379 listings starting at $7,950
Used Volkswagen Beetle"
332 Great Deals out of 10,600 listings starting at $1,000
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,134 Great Deals out of 37,073 listings starting at $1,200
Used MINI Cooper Coupe"
243 listings starting at $16,962
Used Jeep Wrangler"
982 Great Deals out of 45,082 listings starting at $1,800
Used Honda Civic"
794 Great Deals out of 56,420 listings starting at $995
Used Ford Mustang"
1,021 Great Deals out of 25,267 listings starting at $1,329
Used FIAT 500"
126 Great Deals out of 10,091 listings starting at $7,500
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
1,026 Great Deals out of 36,757 listings starting at $1,950
Used MINI Cooper Paceman"
8 Great Deals out of 710 listings starting at $16,977
Used Volkswagen GTI"
97 Great Deals out of 4,733 listings starting at $2,989
Used MINI Roadster"
10 Great Deals out of 334 listings starting at $16,838
Used Honda Accord"
1,200 Great Deals out of 64,805 listings starting at $1,000
Used Mazda MAZDA3"
533 Great Deals out of 29,667 listings starting at $2,800

Used Cars For Sale

2013 MINI Cooper Base For Sale
23 Great Deals out of 412 listings starting at $14,437
2012 MINI Cooper Base For Sale
24 Great Deals out of 402 listings starting at $12,799
2011 MINI Cooper Base For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 344 listings starting at $9,495
2010 MINI Cooper Base For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 171 listings starting at $8,395