On the horizon is the second generation of fantastic now slightly larger model known around the world. It is 2016 Mini Countryman, modern and attractive.
2016 Mini Countryman Exterior Design, Materials and Specs
Fully refreshed Mini Countryman gets a robust design and the dynamic line. External dimensions are increased compared to the current model. It is based on the UKL platform with the use of quality materials. The unique design provides a special driving enjoyment and fulfillment of expectations driver. With a special combination of exterior colors is truly unique. Leisure can be named challenging sports car. With five doors provide modern convenience. The distinctive lines of the hexagonal front grille is ideally blended with round headlights. Built-in hood and a framed by turn signals.
Massive bumpers showing a new style and a new class for the Mini Countryman. Basic parts of the chassis will be shared with the BMW X1. In the bumper are integrated fog lights, while in addition, there are also a redesigned air circulation vents. The last part is also polished. Vertically oriented rectangular lights are equipped with LED technology. The lower part of the bumper is covered by an exhaust pipe on each side. Above the review glass is set roof spoiler. With the vehicle will be assembled new alloy wheels of 17 inches.
2016 Mini Countryman Interior Design, Materials and Equipment
When you open the door of a Mini Countryman will surely be pleasantly surprised. The ambiance that leaves everyone speechless. Comfort and convenience are at a high level. Cab receives a larger space with comfortable seats upholstered with the best materials. The armrests have been redesigned and provides greater comfort. The keys are well spaced. A switch to control the windows on the driver’s door, while the individual controls on the steering wheel.
Central control is distributed differently so the storage compartment cases increased. Cabin will be able to accommodate five passengers. Connected is a contemporary design with functional elements. Driver seating position is elevated while the air vents are framed in chrome. The large display is associated with many functions. For example, there is a high quality audio device, telecommunication options, connection of external devices, air conditioning and a lot more. It should be emphasized the presence of satellite navigation. It is a real pleasure to spend time in a new Mini Countryman vehicle.
2016 Mini Countryman Engine Options, Power and Specs
Mini Countryman will be equipped with gasoline and diesel engines. The base model will have a 1.6 liter 4 cylinder engine with an output of 121 hp and torque of 114 lb / ft. The drive will be transferred to the front wheels with the 6 speed manual transmission. All wheels have independent suspension. Enhanced version will have 181 hp and torque of 192 lb / ft. There will be a 2.0-liter diesel engine with an output of 141 hp and torque of 225 lb / ft. Engines will be connected to the same transmission or on request is possible and automatic transmission. Acceleration from 0 to 62 mph is achieved in 7.5 seconds and has a top speed of 135 mph.
Safety features for 2016 Mini Countryman
Much of safety equipment is located inside the 2016 Mini Countryman. What is for some surprise for a smaller car. On the list are airbags, ABS, brake assist, stability control, traction control, automatic headlights, collision warning, parking sensors and a lot more.
Celebrities and Cars
Less glamorous and luxurious of the big cars, the Mini Countryman is not very popular among celebrities. But we managed to find at least someone. The owner of Countryman model is a professional American skateboarder Tony Hawk. Then there is the American comedian Adam Carolla, American singer Britney Spears, who owns convertible, John Stockton famous retired American basketball player and many others.
Release Date and Price for 2016 Mini Countryman
The new Mini Countryman model should be found on sale late next year. Which means that the preparations are still ongoing. The price has not yet been published, but it is speculated that the basic model could cost $ 25,000.
Competitors for 2016 Mini Countryman
Small city cars is all the more because they are becoming a necessity. For this reason, and competition is strong. As the main competitors appear Subaru XV, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot and Fiat 500L.