The new crossover 2017 Mini Countryman was originally launched in 2010. It is the first vehicle of this kind that was produced by BMW under the Mini Brand. The car has been redesigned and is anticipated to ‘hit’ the market with many improvements. Thus, it will surely have great success among its future buyers.
2017 Mini Countryman Exterior & Interior
Powerful and stylish, the new crossover will have a number of changes, along with high quality features on its exterior. Even though this version is going to hold some of the good aspects of the previous model, like its sloping body, it will come larger and with some improvements. These redesigns include a brand new grill, which will be bigger and will be surrounded with chrome fittings. The bumper will be also updated, with better air intakes. Moreover, some of the newly designed elements will include rear LED headlights, side mirrors, which will be place on the doors and towards the back. The back area will feature a slightly redesigned sidelines, as to improve the aerodynamic style of the car.
The cabin of the new 2017 Mini Countryman will be spacious and will be able to accommodate up to five passengers. The whole interior will be wrapped with fine upholstery. There will also be a new steering wheel, which will be wrapped with the finest quality of leather. The dashboard will have a unique layout with a large control system. In addition, this car will be equipped with a new display audio touchscreen infotainment system, as well as a very strong navigation system. As for safety features, the 2017 Mini Countryman will be equipped with air bags for all the passengers, automatic brakes, as well as alarm systems, that will inform the driver. Furthermore, the new Mini car will have speakers, suspension settings, as well as heating for the seats, in order to be able to be adjusted to extreme weather conditions.
2017 Mini Countryman Engine & Performance
The 2017 Mini Countryman will be powered by a 3-chambered engine of 1.5 liter capacity, which will be able to generate 135 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque. Also there is going to be a diesel version, which will be able to produce 115 hp and 130 lb-ft of torque. Both engines will be paired by a standard 6-speed manual transmission system and will come with a front wheel drive. It will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100 in 7,4 seconds and will be able to reach a maximum speed up to 215 km/h.
2017 Mini Countryman Release Date & Price
The new 2017 Mini Countryman will be available in the market in the second half of 2016. Its price is estimated to be around $23,000 for the basic model.