The first generation MINI Countryman was unveiled in 2010. In 2011, the company collaborated with the legendary band KISS and released a limited edition Countryman Kiss edition. The proceeds were donated to UNICEF to aid children affected in the earthquake and tsunami in Tohoku, Japan.
In 2014, a refreshed version was launched in the New York International Auto Show. Updates include a restructured radiator, new body-color choices, and fresh underride guard elements.
Its second-generation was introduced in the 2016 LA Auto Show and went on sale the year after.
This ruggedly good looking vehicle stands 4,299mm long, 1,822mm wide, and 1,557mm tall. Its front features a pair of contemporary styled oval headlights, dual sectioned radiator grille, enclosed fog lights, and an efficient air intake section that aids fuel efficiency and cools the engine.
Its athletic body is designed with sleek curves, character lines, and side skirts. Its rear is designed with LED tail lights, dual tail pipes, and a mighty bumper. Positioned on the top are a pair of sturdy roof rails and antennae.
As an option, MINI Philippines offers a stunning set of 19-inch MINI Yours Two Tone British Spoke wheels that will level up your beloved car. It is made of premium aluminum designed with the Union Jack motif.
Stepping inside its spacious cabin is a pleasant experience as it is filled with top grain leather, soft-touch surfaces, and modern luxuries five fully grown adults will enjoy. Drivers will greatly appreciate its stylish and reliable dashboard that comes with sleek dials and an easy to read speedometer.
For the ultimate convenience, the rear seats can be adjusted to add extra legroom. They can also be folded down to add more space for cargoes. Opening the boot door is also a breeze thanks to the vehicle’s Easy Opener function. Simply place your foot under the sill and the door will automatically open.
Technology & Safety Features
A seven-inch touchscreen provides entertainment inside the cabin. It can also synchronize with your phone, assist navigation, and perform various tasks while you focus on driving.
Safety is guaranteed as it received a 5-star safety rating from the Euro NCAP Crash test. built with a good number of airbags, dynamic brake light, automatic stability control with traction control system, anti-lock braking system, electronic brakeforce distribution, and more.
Platform & Chassis
This 4-door luxury SUV is built using the BMW UKL 2 platform. Its rigid body structure is engineered and tested to run smoothly even in challenging areas. In case of impact, the safety of its rider is guaranteed.
Engine & Drivetrain
Both variants of the MINI Country share the same 2.0-liter, four-cylinder inline engine. The standard model is matched with a seven-speed sport dual-clutch transmission. It can produce 192 hp and a torque of 280Nm. The MINI John Cooper Works Countryman is paired with an eight-speed Sport automatic transmission and can generate 306 hp with a torque of 450Nm.