The 2016 Mini Countryman is a small, five-passenger crossover / wagon available in the database, Cooper S , Cooper and John Cooper Works (JCW) trim levels. The 2016 Mini Countryman base comes standard manual with 17-inch wheels alloy, roof rack, heated mirrors, automatic wipers, automatic climate control, six-way adjustable front seats, leatherette upholstery, cruise control, full power accessories, room interior lights, a tilt and telescopic, push button ignition, a cooled glove compartment, separated back, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and an audio system Six-speaker CD, HD Radio and USB / iPod and AUX jacks on.
The 2016 Mini Countryman S version adds a turbo engine, various exterior trim, dynamic traction control, fog lights, front sports seats and a rear spoiler. The last four elements are also available as an option for the base model available. The Cooper S ALL4 all-wheel drive adds. The high performance John Cooper Works model is similar to Cooper S ALL4, but has a more powerful engine, 18-inch wheels, sports suspension, cloth upholstery and details of the particular style.
2016 Mini Countryman Interior
Buyer can find inside the Countryman is more accommodating than in the famous Mini Cooper hatchback. The surface of the rear bench is relatively spacious. It also tends and slides and a split-folding folder to expand the cargo space. Unlike Cooper smaller models of Countryman offers space to accommodate passengers as 6 feet in two rows with the remote rear seats.
That is, the force Ryman you choose between the rear passenger compartment and cargo volume. With the rear seat all the way back and the clever folding root partition exists, the back of the Countryman is about two times higher than in the sedan. Lower the rear seats expands cargo capacity of 42.2 cubic feet, although it is still far less than large crossovers like the Ford Escape, Kia Sportage and Mazda CX-5.
The interior is dressed in frilly mini distinctive style, including an oversized counter in the center of the dashboard and the issue of global rounded mini style. But the Countryman is also blocked by small and sometimes frustrating controls, appreciate the form over function. The MINI Connected option infotainment system features a colorful 6.5-inch display, located in the center of the speedometer, and contains the voice recognition, the integration of smartphones and, at an extra cost, navigation. Compatible with smartphones you can use Internet radio streaming, access social media and much more. The GoPro iOS app even allows you to control a GoPro camera on the screen in the center console. Mini Connected can be difficult to handle, however, due to the control of the assembly of the car.
2016 Mini Countryman Powertrains
The basic version of the 2016 Mini Countryman is supplied power from a motor-line four-cylinder 1.6-liter that produces 121 horsepower and 114 lb-ft of torque. It can be paired with 6-speed manual or optional six-speed automatic, along power going to the front wheels. Mini believes that the basic Countryman accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 9.8 seconds with a manual transmission and 10.9 seconds with automatic transmission, which is significantly lower than for a small car or crossover in this price range. In addition, a compatriot are estimated by the EPA, with a hand gets very good fuel economy of 31 mpg combined (28 city / highway 35); The automatic increases fuel economy around 27 mpg combined (25/30).
The John Cooper Works model raised the bar further with a 1.6L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that produces 208 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque. 4-wheel drive is standard. In testing, a JCW Countryman with automatic 60 mph in 7 seconds flat reached; This is a good time for a small cut, but not faster than the much cheaper Nissan Juke Nismo. Fuel consumption ratings are the same as for the S Countryman ALL4 model.
2016 Mini Countryman Safety
Standard 2016 Mini Countryman safety equipment includes anti-lock disc brakes, stability control, side airbags seats, side curtain airbags and a knee airbag for the front passenger. Dynamic Traction Control is standard on S and JCW models and optional on the base Countryman and rear parking sensors are optional.
In brake testing, a Countryman S held 60 mph in 117 feet, which is ideal for a small shopping cart. The John Cooper Works Countryman was even better with a phenomenal 112 meters. In safety tests by the Insurance Institute conducted for Highway Safety, the Countryman has “good” in frontal-offset crash tests moderate coverage and lower recovery achieved the highest rating and the side impact, roof strength supports and seats tests.