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MINI Countryman

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2015 MINI Countryman What's new for 2015? 
2015 MINI Countryman

The Mini Cooper Countryman is updated for 2015 with a bolder grille, 17-inch alloy wheels, available LED fog lights and daytime driving lights, and under-ride guards on all-wheel-drive ALL4 models. An all-new Countryman based on the latest-gen Mini platform already in use for the Hardtop is likely not far off.

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2014 MINI Countryman What's new for 2014? 
2014 MINI Countryman

On the 2014 Mini Countryman and Paceman the center rail is replaced by double cup holders with 12V outlets, Countryman rear doors have padded armrests and a bench is the only rear-seat configuration. The Paceman has the Comfort Suspension as standard with the Sport Suspension a no-charge option, and there will be John Cooper Works interior and exterior packages for both models.

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2013 MINI Countryman What's new for 2013? 
2013 MINI Countryman

Among the changes to the 2013 Countryman is a little one that's a rather big deal in Mini Land: The power-window controls are integrated into the armrests vs. the cute-but-frustrating prior setup of tiny toggles in the center dash. For 2013 the Countryman will be available in even more potent John Cooper Works form, marking the first JCW model with all-wheel drive.

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2012 MINI Countryman What's new for 2012? 
2012 MINI Countryman

The Mini Countryman receives minor equipment updates for 2012 including a no-cost optional rear bench seat, which increases the Countryman's seating capacity to five. A 2-tone steering wheel and new wheel options are also added to the Countryman's expansive menu of available features.

About MINI Countryman

Dubbed the "big" Mini, the 2015 Mini Cooper Countryman is the burliest vehicle in the British brand's lineup. Of course, relativity rules here: The Countryman is still compact when measured against other cars. In addition to its practical 5-passenger layout and larger cargo capacity, the Countryman is the most adept Mini for tackling a variety of roads and weather conditions thanks to its higher ground clearance and available all-wheel drive (AWD). While this is the beefiest of the Minis, the Countryman retains the brand's retro-cool styling, eccentric attitude and nimble handling. Newer rivals such as the Fiat 500X and Mazda CX-3 pose a challenge to the Countryman's cute-ute status, but for buyers seeking the Mini experience in a larger, more rugged package, the Countryman fits the bill.

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Consumer Reviews

A great, fun alternative to traditional SUVs!

By on Friday, May 11, 2012

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 6,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
6/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "Fast, nimble and solid; All Wheel Drive grip"

Cons: "MINI (non) ergonomics, Average Reliability"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"We have had the countryman All4 S Automatic for about 6,000 miles and we love it. This this the perfect car for our small family. Rear facing Infant seat fits nicely behind 6' tall front passengers. The trunk is small but can still fit our stroller and luggage for two adults and all the necessary gear for an infant with out folding down the rear seat. We have the bench seat, and each seat can fold down on its own which creates even more flexible loading options. Four adults can easily fit comfortably in the car, and five can fit for shorter road trips (2hours or less) Oh by the way, this car is a blast to drive. You will forget that you are driving a "crossover". In the All4 Cooper S platform, even the automatic is sporty. If you press the SPORT button, the steering gets even more tight and the throttle response shoots up. It truly feels like you are driving a car that is meant to race. There really is no other car on the market that can match its performance, practicality, AWD grip and fuel efficiency. The Acura RDX comes close in terms of performance and practicality but it is more expensive and has horrible fuel efficiency. The Jetta TDI sportwagen is great, but no AWD. The Cayenne will beat the Countryman performance wise I suppose but seriously, a Cayenne? It's easily twice the price of the All4 Countryman. Speaking of cost, the car is not cheap. It is not hard to price one out one for $35K. Creative BMW financing might make this car more affordable. We highly recommend the Countryman and hope that MINI brings to the states the Diesel engine for even more fuel efficiency."

25 people out of 25 found this review helpful

Sporty and Spacious

By on Sunday, May 19, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 5,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "a blast to drive, great handling, plenty of room,"

Cons: "ergonomically challenged center console and "rail""

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I've owned this car for almost a year and it still puts a smile on my face every day. You get all the driving fun and around-town convenience of a small hatchback: easy to park, great mileage, and fun in the curves. What is amazing is how spacious it is. Four full-grown adults can actually sit comfortably in this car and not feel crammed in. The trunk is more than enough for your average grocery run or shopping trip. What I still love is the turbo-4 engine and how this thing begs to be taken through some winding roads. If you want the mini experience, but want a bit more room, this is a great choice. I also think it's a great comparison to a GTI if you want a more distinctive exterior design."

6 people out of 6 found this review helpful

Love the ride/ great passenger room - drives great

By on Monday, December 05, 2011

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 30,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"For an all 4 the ride and handling is beyond excellent. Clutch is a little tricky and has been replaced at 15,000 miles for mechanical failure- broke in half:( The high pressure fuel pump was replaced at 30,000 miles. I love the look and uniqueness of the car- not like every other car on the road regardless of the price. The mini community is like no other- they are the best- join your local club today!"

4 people out of 4 found this review helpful