Save money: Instantly compare MINI Wheel Balancing prices in your local area to find the best deal.
Save time: Book your Wheel Balancing online – no upfront registration required! No need to ring around, hang on the phone or wait until the garages are open – find and book the best deal quickly and easily with our online booking tool.
Quick and easy: Simply enter the vehicle registration number of your MINI and your post code, compare prices, choose a local garage and book your Wheel Balancing.
No payment required: You won’t pay a penny until all of the work is complete.
Speak to an expert mechanic: If you need to speak to a mechanic about your MINI, call one of our experts today on 03304 004439.
"happy with the service"
"Very pleased with the service I received here. Staff were friendly and helpful, work was extremely efficient and of a high quality. I was kept informed of any work that needed doing and the prices I was quoted were very competitive. All in all, it was a very efficient service and I have no hesitation in recommending this garage."
"Nice and easy drop off, check in and collection."
"The service @ mot was done very well with my car being picked up & delivered back to my house. Also I was kept informed about the work being done."
Condition of car
"I was very happy with the quality of the work and the information I was given about the work required. Due to the work needed and my working pattern, I had to leave my car at the garage for a week. I was very disappointed to find my car was covered in tree sap and was returned to me in a dirtier condition than when I left it."
"Service was good. MOT failed however discrepancies with the videos i.e. one mechanic was more thorough than the others"
Friendly, good value
"Great little garage with friendly knowledgeable staff"
"Honest, reliable and affordable car garage - It does exactly what it says on the tin!"
Wheels and tyres, as with any rotating object, need to be balanced in order to reduce vibration. A good example of this is when laundry is loaded into a washing machine unevenly, the drum is not correctly balanced, so vibrates. Similarly, wheel balancing ensures that the weight of the wheel and tyre is even around the axle.
You should always have your wheels balanced whenever you have new tyres fitted. Car tyres which are fitted on wheels that have not been properly balanced will wear very quickly and unevenly. This is due to the inconsistent points of friction between the tyre and the road, creating an effect like rubbing sandpaper on the tyre aggressively. Losing grip this way could be very dangerous and the vibration also makes the car’s ride very uncomfortable, possibly to a point of distraction that might lead to an accident.
Wheels are typically removed from a car before their balance is checked. They are placed in a specially-designed machine and spun to measure the vibration. Small offsetting weights are placed at points on the rim of the wheel based on results from the balancing machine. This is repeated until the machine reports that the wheel is balanced.
A British icon since the swinging 1960s, the Mini is a small economy car that was made by the British Motor Corporation from 1959 until 2000 and is now under the umbrella of BMW. The transverse engine front-wheel drive layout influenced a generation of car makers, and allowed 80 percent of the car’s floorpan to be used for passengers and luggage - that’s a lot of space!
In 1999 the Mini was voted the second most influential car of the 20th century, behind the Ford Model T, and ahead of the Citroën DS and Volkswagen Beetle. The performance versions, the Mini Cooper and Cooper "S," were successful as rally cars, winning the Monte Carlo Rally in 1964, 1965 and 1967. The British manufacturer now offers a selection of nine cars across a broad spectrum of vehicle choices, from the traditional three door hatchback to the more radical Coupe, Countryman and Paceman. It also developed a range of frugal engines, both petrol and diesel, to reduce running costs.
Find a garage
Browse from hundreds of trusted garages in your local area, with honest user-submitted reviews.
Get a fixed price quote
Choose what work you want done and when, with up to date availability and a fixed price
Book online 24/7, with no payment requred, and receive immediate confirmation by email