1st Generation (2008—2014) Cooper Clubman Problems

Cooper Clubman owners with a 2008—2014 model year have the most problems with the engine (32%), interior (10%), and the body (10%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Overheated 2 complaints at an average of 58,355 miles in the 2009 MINI Cooper Clubman.
  2. Engine Blew 2 complaints at an average of 112,720 miles in the 2008 MINI Cooper Clubman.
  3. Thermostat Failed/cracked Engine 1 complaints at an average of 90,000 miles in the 2009 MINI Cooper Clubman.

What Cooper Clubman Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all MINI model years.

Watch out for the 2008 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2014 0 0 0 0.0
2013 0 0 0 0.0
2012 2 0 0 1.34
2011 3 0 48 2.23
2010 1 0 38 0.35
2009 8 0 34 8.66
2008 14 0 42 8.89

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