Should I purchase an extended warranty on my 2008 mini s turbo with only 11K miles on it?

Asked by Nov 11, 2014 at 02:57 PM about the 2008 MINI Cooper S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The dealer is obviously making a hard sell on me saying low miles and sitting around over
the years makes it worthwhile, any thoughts?

2 Answers

286,145

No, you have the factory warranty to cover you. If something does go wrong after the fact, you fix it or sell the car. Why pay for repair cost up front especially if you don't use them? I know a car salesmen and extended warranty's are instant money in the salesmen/dealerships wallet. That's why they want it.

1 people found this helpful.
35

I bought my 2005 mini cooper s convertible in 2010 with 23k miles. I sold it 3 months ago with 55k miles. Only had minor issues with it (a wheel sensor needed to be changed ( $250 ) and regular maintenance. I don't think it's worth your money to purchase an extended warranty.

1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

MINI Cooper Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    940
  • #2
    Rick Turgeon
    Reputation
    560
  • #3
    Robert Charlson
    Reputation
    550
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used MINI Cooper Clubman
29 Great Deals out of 2,176 listings starting at $4,450
Used Volkswagen Beetle
112 Great Deals out of 8,183 listings starting at $1,600
Used Honda Civic
333 Great Deals out of 52,980 listings starting at $1,200
Used BMW 3 Series
833 Great Deals out of 32,432 listings starting at $995
Used Ford Mustang
270 Great Deals out of 37,082 listings starting at $2,150
Used Jeep Wrangler
250 Great Deals out of 19,077 listings starting at $2,500
Used FIAT 500
78 Great Deals out of 3,436 listings starting at $2,600
Used Volkswagen GTI
80 Great Deals out of 6,287 listings starting at $2,395
Used Honda Accord
424 Great Deals out of 101,059 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
39 Great Deals out of 4,679 listings starting at $2,088

Used Cars For Sale

2019 MINI Cooper S For Sale
41 listings starting at $27,650
2018 MINI Cooper S For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 434 listings starting at $23,995
2017 MINI Cooper S For Sale
93 listings starting at $19,998
2016 MINI Cooper S For Sale
58 listings starting at $16,065
2015 MINI Cooper S For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 555 listings starting at $11,373

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.