The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2014 Mini Cooper, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: International Autos, Inc. / Mini Recall

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #AQ15003

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: August 18, 2015
    • Date Closed: August 23, 2016
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Equipment:Other:Labels

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: BMW Safety Act Violations

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #AQ15004

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: September 24, 2015
    • Date Closed: October 02, 2017
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Structure

    Summary: There is no summary currently available