2014 MINI COOPER - STRUCTURE:BODY
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop 2 door vehicles manufactured December 1, 2013, to May 14, 2014. The affected vehicles do not meet the side impact performance requirements for the rear seat passengers. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 214, "Side impact protection."
HazardIf the side impact performance requirements are not met, rear seat passengers may be at a higher risk of injury during a crash.
Consumer ActionBMW will notify owners, and dealers will modify the interior side panels, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 18, 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-831-1117.