Mini Cooper vs Audi A3 (years 2009 - 2011)

Asked by ChateauW Apr 01, 2016 at 02:32 PM

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

I am an expat living in Argentina.  I am looking to buy either a Mini Cooper
or Audi A3, 2009 - 2011, around 70,000 miles.  I work from my residence,
so it will be mostly a weekend car.  The prices of the two are comparable
here.  I lean toward the Mini as far as style and interior.  
  However, l would appreciate an opinion as to which would be more
reliable and less costly to maintain

1 Answer


Mini Cooper is half the car of an a3. Mini also prone to strange electrical issues. On my biased opinion mini is a ticking time bomb of a ycar. Not to mention it's jot nearly as safe as an a3.

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