2015 Mini Countryman Review, Price and Release – Welcome to Neocarsuv.Com, we will provide the latest information about the Mini Countryman Redesign. 2015 Mini Countryman is one brand new car from Mini that will be release in 2015. We will also review about the price, interior, exterior and engine of the 2015 Mini Countryman.
The MINI Countryman has pursued its path to success both on and off-road. The first MINI with four doors, a large tailgate, five seats and optional allwheel drive now gives an additional boost to the brand’s advance into the premium compact segment. Selective design modifications for the exterior and interior, optimised fuel consumption and emission figures as well as innovative equipment features contribute to the more mature charisma and increased appeal of the new MINI Countryman. This gives it a more pronounced profile as an all-round talent for versatile mobility and an active lifestyle, both in city traffic and beyond.
With striking body design accents, refined premium characteristics in the interior and enhanced agility and efficiency, the new MINI Countryman specifically emphasises all the strengths that account for its exceptional standing within the competitive field. Now an important pillar of growth for MINI with 350,000 units already sold worldwide, the compact model has everything it takes to attract new target groups to the characteristic driving fun and distinctive style of the premium British brand.
Mini has yet to release pricing details for the 2015 Countryman.
The range of exterior paint finishes has been expanded with the addition of Jungle Green metallic and Midnight Grey metallic, and Starlight Blue metallic paint is now available on the MINI Countryman for the first time. A contrasting paint finish for the roof and exterior mirror caps in black or white is available on request and at no extra charge for all model variants with the exception of the MINI One Countryman and the MINI One D. A contrasting paint finish in red is likewise offered free of charge exclusively for the new MINI John Cooper Works Countryman. There are also Sport Stripes and bonnet stripes in a variety of colours to choose from.
Another customisation option available for MINI for the first time is the new Piano Black Exterior. It comprises a paint finish in high-gloss black for selected surfaces, thereby providing novel emphasis not only for the car’s characteristic features but also for the proportions of the MINI Countryman. In addition to the surrounds of the headlamps and rear lights finished in chrome as standard, a high-end dark shading is applied to the diagonal links between the A columns and front wheel arches, the roof rails and the cross-ribs in the radiator grille of the MINI One Countryman, MINI Cooper Countryman and MINI Cooper D Countryman.
The distinctive appearance of the MINI Countryman derives from its dimensions, four doors, large tailgate and specific roof shape as well as an individual interpretation of the brand’s hallmark proportions and design features.
In the new MINI Countryman, both model-specific and hallmark brand elements are given additional emphasis. The upright front section instantly conveys a powerful presence, while a newly designed structure for the characteristic hexagonal radiator grill now further underscores this impression. A horizontal radiator grille rib finished in chrome in the new MINI Cooper S Countryman and the new MINI Cooper SD Countryman along with a curved “S” in red now help give the front view a clear, purist expression to ensure instant recognition. The front section of the new MINI John Cooper Works Countryman features a red radiator grille rib supplemented with the John Cooper Works logo. In all other model variants the radiator grille is now subdivided by two ribs. In the models MINI One Countryman and MINI One D Countryman these are finished in high-gloss black, while in the MINI Cooper Countryman and the MINI Cooper D Countryman they are finished in matt silver.
The robust yet versatile character of the new MINI Countryman is also given intense emphasis. In conjunction with the all-wheel drive system ALL4, all visual underride guard elements for the front and rear apron as well as for the side sill area are now included as standard (exception: MINI John Cooper Works Countryman). These focus more strikingly on the ground clearance of the MINI Countryman, indicating its potential for driving fun away from paved roads. They are also optionally available for the model variants with front-wheel drive.
In the interior of the MINI Countryman, characteristic brand design features are combined with a highly versatile interior space. The premium compact model offers five seats as standard along with the MINI Center Rail attachment system fitted between the driver and front passenger seat. The MINI Countryman offers a comfortable ride not only on rough terrain but also over longer distances. Meanwhile expansion of the luggage compartment from 350 to as much 1 170 litres provides space for luggage, bulkier sports equipment or other any other items that may be required for leisure activities. To this end the rear seats can be shifted longitudinally by up to 13 centimetres, either together or in a 40 : 60 split. It is also possible to adjust the tilt of the seats, and the rear backrests can be folded down in a 40 : 20 : 40 split.
Another factor that helps provide a pleasant driving and travel experience in the new MINI Countryman is its acoustic comfort, which has also been further enhanced. The displays and controls have been redesigned so as to enhance the car’s sporty flair and premium character. All model variants of the new MINI Countryman now have anthracite-coloured dials for the engine speed and road speed display in the style of the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman, whose central instrument now also bears the John Cooper Works logo. The standard trim of the new MINI Countryman also includes chrome applications for the ventilation controls.
The petrol and diesel engines available for the new MINI Countryman all meet the EU6 exhaust emissions standard without exception. The high efficiency of the modern 4-cylinder power units and the extended use of MINIMALISM technology also ensure an even more favourable balance between driving fun and fuel consumption. Detailed measures promoting efficiency include optimised air ducting in the area of the underbody, wheel bearings with a lower friction coefficient and tyres with reduced rolling resistance. This means that the figures for acceleration, elasticity and top speed are significantly improved in certain model variants.
The 4-cylinder spark ignition engine used in the MINI Cooper S Countryman with twin-scroll turbocharger, direct injection and variable valve control also sees an increase in output by 5 kW to 140 kW/190 bhp. This leads to a reduction in the figure for acceleration from zero to 100 km/h by 0.1 to 7.5 seconds, while the burst from 80 to 120 km/h in fifth gear now takes just 8.4 seconds – 0.2 seconds less than before – while top speed is increased by 3 km/h to 218 km/h. At the same time, fuel consumption in the EU test cycle in the new MINI Cooper S Countryman is reduced to 6.0 litres per 100 kilometres, while the relevant CO2 emissions drop by three per cent to 139 grams per kilometre.