Looking at Used Mini

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 Posted: Aug 5, 2019 04:19AM
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I am looking at a used Mini for my daughter.
2010 Mini non turbo with new clutch and 105K on the clock.

I looked it over and drove it, the clutch is good and it runs fine.

Took a look under the oil cam and wanted to know if the cam look is normal. It is really smooth and but does this look normal?

It is the only real thing I am concerned about, can probably get it for about 5K. Does that sound ok? Everything looks good, little wear of the front seat but not too bad.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/16nDKpgY0fvQ-nSB813Hk5NC6q-n-zehr/view?usp=sharing


Hello rjgogo, it is too difficult to offer an opinion on a car without seeing it in person and impossible to predict a car's future reliability...

We always recommend:
consider the newest model your budget allows
find a car with fully documented service records
a pre purchase inspection by a trusted shop that is familiar with the MINIs...

The 2010 MINI Cooper non-turbo probably has had fewer issues than the turbo models in general....

For pricing values, check the kbb or Edmunds web sites and also check listings on autotraders or similar sites. 

Good luck!

 Posted: Aug 4, 2019 04:18PM
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Rigogo.. this for the most part is CLASSIC minis. NOT BMW minis..  might ask this question on the BIMI site. North American motoring...  later bc

 Posted: Aug 4, 2019 12:41PM
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I am looking at a used Mini for my daughter.
2010 Mini non turbo with new clutch and 105K on the clock.

I looked it over and drove it, the clutch is good and it runs fine.

Took a look under the oil cam and wanted to know if the cam look is normal. It is really smooth and but does this look normal?

It is the only real thing I am concerned about, can probably get it for about 5K. Does that sound ok? Everything looks good, little wear of the front seat but not too bad.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/16nDKpgY0fvQ-nSB813Hk5NC6q-n-zehr/view?usp=sharing