Used 2004 MINI Cooper

2004 MINI Cooper
List price range
$2,995 - $8,998
2004 MINI Cooper

Pros

  • It's a piece of history with modern underpinnings, BMW-engineered suspension and steering, chock full of comfort and safety features, hatchback utility, free scheduled maintenance for 3 years/36,000 miles.

Cons

  • Not enough horsepower in base model, questionable seat comfort, not much room for passengers and cargo, some low-grade interior materials.
MINI Cooper years

Used 2004 MINI Cooper for Sale

MINI Cooper 2004 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)
96,355 miles
Used 2004
MINI Cooper
Base
1st Choice Auto Sales
16 mi away
List$4,494
Est.Loan: $92/mo
Good Deal!
Good Deal!
$124 Below Market
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MINI Cooper 2004 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)
129,036 miles
Used 2004
MINI Cooper
Base
Potomac Auto
31 mi away
List$2,995
Est.Loan: $62/mo
Great Deal!
Great Deal!
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MINI Cooper 2004 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)
104 miles
Used 2004
MINI Cooper
Base
JBA Chevrolet
47.4 mi away
List$5,300
Est.Loan: $109/mo
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MINI Cooper 2004 S 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl S/C 6M)
47,889 miles
Used 2004
MINI Cooper
S
(1)
Jones Junction Used Cars
67.6 mi away
List$8,998
Est.Loan: $184/mo
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Dealer Notes
This 2004 Mini Cooper is Carfax certified with no damage history and one owner. Its in perfect condition and just passed a Maryland State Inspection where we completed an oil and filter change, replaced the wiper blades, and replaced the rear brake rotors. Its well equipped with an automatic transmission, heated leather seats, power windows, power locks, cruise control, an owners manual plus so much more! JONES CERTIFIED USED CAR DETAIL: -Qualifies for Jones for Life Program -30 day/1000 mile Limited Warranty with $0 Deductible -Free Carfax Report -155 Point Inspection -Jones Inspection exceeds Maryland's minimum requirements -Thorough Interior and Exterior Detail -Factory Trained Technician -Checked for Factory Recalls -Clean Title. Jones Junction is proud to announce that 2018 marks their 101st consecutive year as a family-run automotive business serving the Harford County and surrounding Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware communities. The Jones family believes their success lies in focU dedication to hard work and integrity. Their goal is not simply to sell a car; it is to create a lifelong partnership with their customers. All prices plus Taxes, Tags, and $300 Dealer Processing fee, not required by law, Feel free to visit us at WWW.JONESJUNCTION.COM, or come by today at 1713 Harford Rd Fallston, MD. 21047.
MINI Cooper 2004 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)
88,044 miles
Used 2004
MINI Cooper
Base
Hyundai of Chantilly
9.4 mi away
ListNot Listed
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Edmunds' Expert Review

Replete with British charm and German engineering, think of the 2004 Mini Cooper as an affordable, luxurious go-kart for adults.

2004 Highlights

Both 2004 Mini Cooper trims offer a new three-spoke leather sport steering wheel. A rear power socket returns as a standard item, and beige leather sport seats are now available. A digital speedometer readout has been added to the electronic display, and an instantaneous fuel-consumption function has been added to its on-board computer.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2004 MINI Cooper.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

'04 Mini Cooper S, The Best!
soldier73,03/03/2013
I bought it with 128K miles 5 months ago as a comuter car, I drive 100 miles round trip daily to and from work in Germany. I beat this car up, over 100 mph on the autobahn all of the time and it hasn't missed a beat yet and I've put over 11K miles on it. Ok, I've had to add oil here and there, but that's true with many turbo/super charged car.I'm a little bigger than the average guy, 6'2" but to my surprise the car is just right. I've even made trips with my family, wife and two boys 10 and 11 y/o in it and haven't had any issues with space. I've owned multiple BMWs, to include the E46 M3 and this car is on par with the best of them with better fuel economy.
Best car ever!
ksunshine11,04/12/2012
I bought a 2004 base cooper with 90,000 miles on it and I couldn't be happier! Getting 36-38 mpg average, and I don't drive like a grandma! I did my research beforehand, learned cvt transmissions and standard automatic transmissions have major problems, but standard manual is fine. Also the supercharged have water pump and cooling system issues, they do have 60 more horsepower (but only .2 sec faster than base, wth?) Repair cost are about the same as any other car, just dont take it to the dealer! But DO stay on top of maintenence. Go for the base manual, you won't be disappointed!
My "Lil Blue"
Kramer,01/07/2016
I wanted a Mini for three years, and after much research and patience I finally bought one! I cannot say enough amazing things about this car, but first what I learned from reviews was DON'T BUY AN AUTOMATIC. They have major problems. (I only buy stick anyways) And the "S" model may be faster but seems to have more issues. So I bought the good ol' regular Coop. I just bought it with 99,000 miles and it drives and rides like it's brand new! It's it so fun to drive, ever night after I get off work I find myself aimlessly driving around because it's so fun to drive. The big mph gauge in the middle is awesome, and everything has a round and sophisticated feel to it. The clutch is so smooth. It handles like a dream. The seats HUG my back, even my dad was really impressed with the car. (And he's owned over 50 cars) He owns a Mercedes convertible which is fun to drive, but I have to say I enjoy driving this more! The second I test drove it I knew that was it. The car just feels like one with you. I will keep this car going for as long as possible unless I get a newer one. You are missing out if you don't have one! Just do the maintenance yourself and you'll be fine.
Mini USA's little ATM machine!
Honda owner now,10/26/2010
With 60k miles on it CVT transmission failed on the freeway at rush hour, they tried to charge me $10k to replace it, talked em down to $3k but still then the fuel gauge, again, leaving me stranded on the freeway $1200, then the power steering $1000, then the mysterious $1200 thermostat repair that took them over a week to diagnose, apparently I hit a pot hole on the way home from the dealership (I have no memory of hitting anything) but the next day all the radiator fluid was on the ground so back she went to where they set me back another $2200 for a new radiator. I'm not even listing the numerous repairs that cost under $500 that I had to do, all for a car with less than 85k miles.
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Features & Specs

MPG
25 city / 33 hwy
Seats 4
5-speed manual
Gas
115 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
22 city / 31 hwy
Seats 4
6-speed manual
Gas
163 hp @ 6000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Marginal
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2004 MINI Cooper
Used 2004 MINI Cooper Overview

The Used 2004 MINI Cooper is offered in the following submodels: Cooper Hatchback. Available styles include 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M), and S 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl S/C 6M).

What's a good price on a Used 2004 MINI Cooper?

Save up to $124 on one of 4 Used 2004 MINI Cooper for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $2,995 as of12/09/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 1 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2004 MINI Cooper trim styles:

  • The Used 2004 MINI Cooper Base is priced between $2,995 and$5,300 with odometer readings between 104 and129036 miles.
  • The Used 2004 MINI Cooper S is priced between $8,998 and$8,998 with odometer readings between 47889 and47889 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2004 MINI Cooper?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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