Mini recently unveiled the new second generation 2017 Countryman to go on sale in early next year. The New Mini Countryman wins the title of “Largest Mini ever”. Second generation Countryman is bigger, wider, more capable and more impressive and attractive than the previous model.
The wheelbase stretches 7.8ins (200mm) longer than before and it’s also 1.1ins (30mm) wider. Alongside the extra size, the chunky, flared black-clad wheel arches and bumpers means it’s a much more purposeful and rugged-looking machine than the previous one. The car’s extra length and width means space inside has increased- who wanted more space this new Countryman actually for those people. New Countryman will be offering five fully-fledged seats.
The increased dimensions have raised the cabin and boot space. The dashboard has been redesigned to include elements like rectangular AC vents. Radio Mini boost with a four-line display in the central screen and as well as Bluetooth connectivity. It features a 6.5-inch color display with hi-fi speaker system. The wired package that includes an 8.8-inch touchscreen.
There is a bump in cargo volume, too. Trunk space increases by 1.1 cubic feet with the second row up, and 5.4 cubic feet with the back seats folded down. The big LED headlights, wide grille and pop-out-tail-lamps have been same as in Mini hatch. Countryman has a unique blue paint, alloy wheels and contrasting black roof featured.
The New Countryman will be available with five engines: two petrol and two diesels, along with a plug-in hybrid version.
Mini Cooper Countryman has a 1.5-liter, 3-cylinder petrol engine that makes 136PS of power and a peak torque of 220Nm, while the most powerful version of petrol is Cooper S Countryman which has a 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder petrol engine producing 192PS of power and 280Nm of torque. The Cooper S claims 45.6mpg and 141g/km of CO2, but is able to cover 0.62mph in 7.5 seconds.
The lowered powered Cooper D Countryman uses a 148bph, 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder diesel engine producing 150PS of power and 330Nm of torque, while the Mini Cooper SD Countryman has a 187bph, 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder diesel engine that makes 190PS of power and a peak torque of 400Nm.
The first ever Hybrid Mini Cooper S E Countryman All4
1.5-liter, turbocharged three cylinder with a 7.6-kilowatt-hour Lithium-ion battery and an 87-horsepower electric motor for total output of 221 horsepower and 284 pound-feet of torque. The latest electrified Mini car covers 24 miles at up to 77 miles per hour. It has a biggest 9.5 gallon fuel tank.
Mini Countryman Price
The price will start from £22,465 at launch, going up to £28,430. All three new Countryman models will debut in Feburary for Europeans, while it will ship to the other markets in March.