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MINI with the Best Gas Mileage

March 30th, 2022 by
2023 MINI Untamed Special Edition

Not ready for an electric vehicle or hybrid just yet but still looking to buy a car with great gas mileage? We’ve got you covered. Today we’re going to help you find the MINI with the Best Gas Mileage. These new 2022 MINIs are in stock here at Patrick MINI and ready for you to…

Pre-Ordering vs Custom Ordering

February 15th, 2022 by

The current frenzy for new and used vehicles is being fed by two related forces: Automakers are struggling to increase production because of a shortage of computer chips caused in large part by the pandemic. These inventory changes have increased pre-ordering or custom ordering a new vehicle. Pre-Ordering a new MINI Cooper New car managers…

WHY BUY ELECTRIC WITH PATRICK MINI?

June 30th, 2021 by
MINI Electric at Patrick MINI in Schaumburg IL

Electric vehicles (EV) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV) are all the rage recently, and for good reason. They still have that classic, and fun MINI standard you have grown accustomed to, but these models are much more environmentally friendly. However, there is still a lot of confusion surrounding these types of vehicles and we understand….

UNDERSTANDING TAXES AND FEES WHEN YOU BUY A CAR WITH PATRICK MINI

June 15th, 2021 by
Client Advisor at Patrick MINI with customers

The excitement of buying a car at Patrick MINI can oftentimes overshadow some of the finer details in the process. No, we are not talking about what air freshener you should choose for your new ride, or the first song you should play when you pull off the sales lot. But we’re talking about taxes….

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF UPGRADING YOUR CAR?

December 30th, 2020 by
MINI Vehicle Upgrade Program

The average time people keep their cars has changed in recent years as many customers choose to upgrade every two or three years or maybe your lifestyle has changed, that’s where the “Vehicle Upgrade Program” comes in. The Vehicle Upgrade Program is a vehicle replacement program that allows you to upgrade to a vehicle with…

COMPARING MANUAL AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS

October 7th, 2020 by

The vehicle that you drive around the Chicago area will either have a manual or automatic transmission. Vehicles that have manual transmissions are generally less expensive to purchase and are widely considered to have better handling. Furthermore, they are less likely to be stolen because it can be hard for a thief to make a…

WHY AUTO-DIMMING REARVIEW MIRRORS ARE IMPORTANT

June 30th, 2020 by

If you’ve ever driven on a crowded highway at night, you know how hard it can be to see with the headlights of cars behind you shining in your eyes. It can make you feel like you’re blinded if it goes on for too long. Auto-dimming rearview mirrors eliminate this problem and make it easy…

MINI COOPER BUYING & SERVICING TIPS

April 10th, 2020 by

Start the buying process with Patrick MINI true car pricing when shopping for a New MINI, Used, Certified Pre-Owned MINI, Retired Service Loaner or Demonstrator. Our trained and seasoned managers go to great lengths to make sure every vehicle we have in stock is priced competitively based on our market.  When we order cars, we…

TWO WAYS YOU CAN PREVENT MOTION SICKNESS

April 25th, 2019 by

Motion sickness is often referred to as car sickness or sea sickness. Anyone can experience motion sickness, but some people have a higher sensitivity than other people. Pregnant women, people who are prone to migraines, and children between the ages of 2 and 12 are most likely to get motion sickness than other people. If…

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6 AVAILABLE SAFETY FEATURES ON THE MINI LINEUP

October 30th, 2017 by

When it comes to safety, the MINI is one of the best cars you can buy. While it’s known for its iconic look and reliable performance, it also comes with many features to keep passengers and pedestrians safe, ranging from its rigid frame to electronically-controlled handling. Here’s a closer look at some of the safety…

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