MINI Electric Vehicle | MINI USA

What is the MINI electric range?

On a full charge, the MINI Electric has an EPA estimated 110 miles of electric range. We've incorporated features like 2 levels of regenerative braking that permits the flow energy back into your MINI while you drive.

Does weather affect the performance and battery life of my MINI Electric?

Just as with any other car, weather and other environmental conditions can affect the MINI Electric. Extreme cold and hot temperatures may impact the driving range. Battery life is typically unaffected by typical weather conditions. Impacts on range can be minimized by using the pre-conditioning function which brings the car and battery to operating temperatures before driving off, using power from the grid when plugged in.

How long does the MINI Electric take to get a full charge?

While the car will take a several minutes or hours to charge, the driver typically only needs about 7 seconds to plug in and then unplug freeing the remaining time to go about their daily routine.

How do I charge my MINI Electric?

You can charge your MINI electric at home with the Level 1 charging cord that comes with your MINI Electric - you just need a three-prong outlet. If you find yourself needing to recharge while you're out, you can use one of the 19,000 current public charging stations available with more being added every day. You can use your MINI app or the in car navigation system to locate all the public charging stations available to you while you're on the road, too.

Do I need special equipment to charge my MINI Electric vehicle at home?

Your MINI comes with a level one charging cord that does not require any special equipment, just a standard three-prong outlet. For faster charging, an EVSE or wallbox can deliver a faster charge at your home or workplace. On the road, public charging can be utilized.

How much does it cost to charge my MINI Electric?

Charging your MINI Electric will typically cost about 1/3 of what it would cost for an equivalent gasoline model. Since all drivers will have different driving experiences, it is easy to calculate your average cost by multiplying your cost of electricity per kWh by the amount you are charging in kW.

How much does a MINI Electric save me by cutting gas and maintenance costs?

Actual results will vary for many reasons, including driving conditions and how you drive and maintain your vehicle. The average new vehicle gets 27 MPG and cost $7,500 to fuel over 5 years. Cost estimates are based on 15,000 miles per year at $0.13 per kW-hr. MPGe is miles per gasoline gallon equivalent. Source:

Which states offer tax incentives?

State incentive programs for Electric vehicles vary in their scope and applicability. While tax incentives are most frequently mentioned, HOV access, toll reduction and sales tax exemptions are also offered. States currently offering tax incentives include California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Oregon - however the list is always changing. These state tax incentives currently range from $500 to $5,000. Please consult your knowledgeable financial planner or tax specialist to determine how the state and federal incentive may apply to you.

What is included with my MINI Electric warranty?

Your MINI Electric car lease and warranty includes a 12 Year/Unlimited Mileage Rust Perforation Limited Warranty, a 4 Year/50,000 mile Limited Warranty, a 4 Year/Unlimited Mileage Roadside Assistance Program, and an 8 Year/100,000-mile High-Voltage Battery Warranty. You can also enjoy our complimentary program for the first 3 years or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first, on scheduled maintenance*, meaning your costs will total $0 for your Cabin Microfilter, Vehicle Check, Battery Charge, Battery Check, and Brake Fluid.

*coverage is not transferable to subsequent purchaser, owners, or lessees. Please see us for more information