Is it worth getting rims for winter tires?
If you plan on keeping your vehicle for several years (at least four or more), you may want to consider investing in a separate set of winter wheels because of the long-term savings in seasonal tire mounting/demounting costs.
Can you get snow tires for a MINI Cooper?
Here are some great winter tire options for your Mini: MINI Original Cold Weather tires: MINI makes a bunch of different models of cold weather tires for any of its models. You can order them online and pick them up at a dealership.
Is it OK to use same rims for winter tires?
When you have your winter tires placed on their own rims, you are only paying for the balancing and installation of the tires. You will also save money on having to replace your rims in the future. When you use the same set of rims throughout the year, you run the risk of damage caused by snow, ice and salt.