The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

BMW Recalls MINI Cooper, i3 Models for Air Bags

October 20, 2015

BMW of North America is recalling 6,073 2014-2016 model-year MINI Cooper S and MINI Cooper two-door vehicles, 2015-2016 MINI John Cooper Works and MINI Cooper S and MINI Cooper four-door vehicles, and 2014-2015 BMW i3 cars.

Because of a manufacturing error, the passenger frontal air bag may not deploy properly in a low-speed crash, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. As a result, these cars fail to comply with all federal safety standards.

MINI and BMW dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin on Nov. 20. Vehicle owners can reach MINI customer service at (866) 825-1525 or BMW customer service at (800) 525-7417.

Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

  1. 1. hotrunner [ October 21, 2015 @ 05:25AM ]

    Wrong model of Mini photo for this story.....looks like a R53, that is a second gen model, not the third gen F56 model. The photo doesn't match the story. Sorry.


Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All
Sponsored by

According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2002 Vehicle Inventory and Use survey, a “medium” truck classification refers to a vehicle with an average weight of between 10,001 and 19,500 pounds.

Read more

Accident Costs Calculator

Use this calculator to see how much extra sales revenue your company needs to generate to make up for the profits lost as a result of fleet accidents.
Launch Accident Cost Calculator 

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher