The 2015 Mini Cooper Countryman is among one of the most distinctive and also amusing little crossover wagons. The 2015 Mini Cooper Countryman is the “SUV” of the Mini schedule.
New for 2015 MINI Cooper Countryman
Automatic climate control and also automated wipers are now common. LED foglights with daytime running lights are now optional on the base Countryman as well as requirement on S and also JCW versions. Apart from those and also some option-package changes, the 2015 Mini Cooper Countryman is essentially unchanged.
The most evident adjustment to the 2015 Countryman is discovered up front in the form of a bolder grille therapy – full with model-specific colour and badge detailing for Cooper/Cooper S/John Cooper Works variants. Both the S and JCW designs likewise bring in brand-new LED foglamps with parking as well as running lights, which are optional on the base Cooper.
The 2015 Mini Cooper Countryman is a little, five-passenger crossover offered in base, Cooper S, Cooper S ALL4 and also John Cooper Works trim levels.
The 2015 MINI Cooper Countryman keeps the same variety of powertrains as earlier years. Front-wheel drive is common, and all 3 engines are variants on the same1.6-liter four-cylinders, both normally aspirated (at 121 horse power) and also turbocharged on the sportier Cooper S version (181 hp) as well as unique John Cooper Works version (211 hp). A six-speed manual transmission is typical, with a six-speed automated is readily available on all models.
The base version of the 2015 Mini Cooper Countryman is powered by a 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder engine that generates 121 horsepower and also 114 pound-feet of torque. It can be matched with a six-speed manual transmission or optional six-speed automatic, with power visiting the front wheels.
Mini estimates that the base Compatriot speeds up from absolutely no to 60 miles per hour in 9.8 seconds with a manual transmission as well as 10.9 seconds with an automatic, which is below average for a small wagon or crossover in this price array. On the other hand, baseding on EPA quotes, a Compatriot with a manual gets excellent energy economy of 31 mpg combined (28 city/35 motorway); with the automatic, fuel economy drops some to 27 mpg combined (25/30).
You’ll find the Compatriot’s interior is much more suiting than in the familiar Mini Cooper hatchback. The rear seat location is relatively roomy. It additionally slides and also reclines and has a split-folding seatback to increase payload space. Unlike smaller sized Cooper models, the Countryman offers enough space to accommodate 6-foot passengers in both rows with the back seats moved back.
The 2015 Mini Countryman expect rates to remain near the present version, which starts at $22,895.