2017 MINI Countryman

Saturday, November 7th 2015. | Mini

British Company tries to produce a unique car as the compact crossover. It is called 2017 MINI Countryman that has the unique size. This car is small but it is the best competitor. Besides that, the company prepares this new car with some new design under the hood, exterior, and interior. Although, the 2017 Countryman is small crossover car, expected can increase the demand in the marketplace.

Spy Shots 2017 MINI Countryman Front Angle

Exterior

Next, the improvement will happen in the exterior side. Nevertheless, the company does not want to give the detail information. Based on the rumor, the front parts of the 2017 Mini Countryman will get the minor improvement that are in bumper, headlights, fender, and grille.

Interior

The classic design will decorate the cabin inside of this new car. Besides that, the standard features will also complete the interior side of the 2017 Mini Countryman. The British Company assures that the new design inside will give the comfortable and safety in driving experience. A small bump with automatic climate control, satellite navigation and leather-wrapped steering wheel are the new design and new features for this car.

Engine

The different specification under the hood of the Mini Countryman has several options that are hybrid model, diesel engine, and gasoline engine. The hybrid model offers two engine systems based on the machine such as the base trim and the top trim. A 1.5 liter turbo with 3-cylinder engine will be placed in the base trim of the 2017 MINI Countryman. It can generates 135 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque. Meanwhile, a 2.0 liter turbo with 4-cylinder engine will be placed in the top trim. Nevertheless, there is no information about the specification between diesel and gasoline engine. The engine specification can choose but for the transmission has the clear portion. As usual, the transmission will be sent to the front wheel drive or the all wheel drive. For the front wheel drive system, those engines will be mated with 6-speed manual transmission. Then, a 6-speed automatic transmission will be sent to the all wheel drive system. As the result, this new Mini Countryman can reach the top speed that is 0 to 60 mph or even more 134 mph in just 8 seconds.

Release Date and Price

Possibility, in the next 2016, the 2017 Mini Countryman will launch in the global auto market with the standard price. The base price of this new car model is $27.000. This is a challenge for the company and this new car as the competitor in the automobile industry.