Diesel option ........advice today if poss

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 11 of 11
  1. #11
    My wife bought a R56 Diesel clubman Cooper with nearly all the toys about 5 years ago and what a brilliant wee car
    Excellent on fuel excellent to drive and what a workhorse, even I was sad to see it go but she replaced it with the newer f54 sd 190 JCW spec with literally all the toys apart from a heated screen and wow absolutely awesome car I canít fault it and what a sound system Harmon kardon wow
    My own car is now parked up in the garage and not really drove it for ages now since her swapping


    Depends on what mileage your doing I think but the torque of those engines are pretty impressive in all gears

    Good luck
    One think to check and I was none the wiser 5 year ago is

    The blood bag (adblue) will need changed at or around 80,000 miles
    Bit of a cost at the stealers or do it yourself like I did, only problem I had was one securing nut on the blood bag housing

    Only thing I paid out on that wee car in 5 years was

    Blood bag, full set discs pads and tyres

    Got mini service package thrown in so no cost there

    Good luck whatever you decide

    But me personally Iíd stick with diesel

    All the best


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Last edited by Super Dooper; 10th June 2019 at 04:44 PM.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Follow Us
About us
You'll find details of our packed social calendar including MINI Runs, organised car shows, meet-ups for munchies, and other social events. There's also a wealth of information on the three latest generations of the new MINI from BMW, including owners pictures, common fault fixes, "how-to's", owner reviews and a bucket load of advice for all new MINI owners. Whether you have one of the first MINI's from the early 2000's, a second generation R56, or are planning a purchase of a nice shiny new F series, whether your car is a MINI One, a Cooper, Cooper S, JCW or a GP, THIS is the web site for you!