Don’t use other characteristics of lamps for MINI Cooper 1.6 when repairing brake lights. Standard electrical feature of 12 V is needed for any Cooper lamp. You can’t drive your MINI Cooper with badly working stop lamps. There are usually no problems in MINI’s cars with motor of 1.6 volume with light system. Popular base BAY15D was used in this system, but power should be at 21/5 W. As soon as you press brake pedal on car with N14B16A engine made in 2006, brake lights turn on.
Electrical module of 2013 MINI Cooper may be destroyed with other lamp characteristics. In 2007 year of production it’s only Bau15S type with exact voltage of 12 V. Anytime you buy bulbs for Cooper 1.6 look at MINI’s recommendations. For 1.4 engine cars having model motor code N12B14A it would be bad idea to install more or less than 21 W capacity lamps.