New MINI Countryman: It’s All About Style and Quality Ride

2017 MINI Countryman

For the year 2017, MINI Introduces new Countryman with various technological updates. The new MINI Countryman got small design changes in 2015 while its horsepower was slightly increased. Now, 2017 MINI Countryman is another addition to the MINI Countryman family. The manufacturer MINI has kept the sub-compact crossover body style of Countryman the same with 4-doors. Looking overall, it is larger and wider than the previous model.

2017 MINI Countryman has been offered in ten variants such as One, Cooper, Cooper All4, Cooper D, Cooper D All4, Cooper S, Cooper S All4, Cooper SD, Cooper SD All4, John Cooper Works. In addition, the new MINI Countryman is available in different exterior colors and optional features.

Here is an in-depth review of the new MINI Countryman with a closer look at its performance, design and capabilities.

Impressive Power 

Talking about the power of new MINI Countryman, there is a 1.6-litre 4-cylinder engine that is offered in turbo and non-turbo variants. The MINI Countryman Cooper ALL4 model offers 122 horsepower and accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 11.5 seconds. The base model gets front-wheel-drive, while all-wheel drive option is also offered for driving off-road.

2017 MINI Countryman
2017 MINI Countryman

The 2017 MINI Countryman gets the choice of 6-speed manual or automatic transmission. Furthermore, MINI Countryman car receives advanced braking technology that enhances the ride quality. There are Electronic Brakeforce Distribution and Cornering Brake Control features that produce a comfortable ride regardless of the road condition.

Inside of 2017 MINI Countryman

The interior of 2017 MINI Countryman is the best combination of comfort and luxury craftsmanship. The new 2017 MINI Countryman can accommodate 4-5 passengers and it offers up to 13 centimetres of extra legroom with sufficient luggage compartment. The interior cabin is offered in different colors and options for personalization.

2017 MINI Countryman
2017 MINI Countryman

The optional features in this new compact SUV include sunglasses case, armrests, cup holders and navigation systems. Other interior features include color display touchscreen control, CD/MP3 audio, Bluetooth and a panoramic glass roof.

Improved Safety 

For safety, 2017 MINI Countryman is equipped with 6 standard air bags at the front and side-curtain position. Apart from this, the safety of passengers is enhanced with various driver-assist features.  The body structure of MINI Countryman is made strong and rigid for maximum protection.

2017 MINI Countryman
2017 MINI Countryman

Stylish Exterior 

With its clear aesthetic lines, the new MINI Countryman appeals equally to heart and mind. It is stylish, modern and versatile. The front gets adaptive HID headlights, optional LED fog lights with daytime running lamps, while there is an option of 16-inch to 19-inch wheel size.

Pricing of the 2017 MINI Countryman

Whether you travel on city roads or go for an off-road adventure trip, 2017 MINI Countryman is a suitable passenger car. The base model of 2017 MINI Countryman is offered at a starting price of $20, 790 in the auto market. The price can go as high as $35, 217 depending upon the trim level and optional features.