The 2018 Mini Countryman has been launched in India. The starting price for the All New Mini Countryman is Rs. 34.90 Lakh. The 2018 Mini will be available in three options – Petrol as the Cooper S priced at Rs.34.90 Lakh, the Cooper SD in Diesel priced at 37.40 Lakh and the top of the line Mini Countryman S JCW (John Cooper Works) Inspired variant priced at Rs. 41.40 Lakh.
BMW will locally build the 2018 Mini Countryman at their Chennai facility.This is the 2nd generation of the Mini Countryman. The Mini Countryman comes powered by a 2.0L 4 cylinder Twin Turbo petrol engine with 192hp of power and 280Nm of peak torque mates to a 8-speed automatic steptronic transmission. The Diesel version comes powered with the 2.0L 4-cylinder Diesel engine with 190hp of power and 400Nm of torque at hand. This version also comes mated to a 8-speed steptronic automatic transmission. The Mini Countryman Petrol can do 0-100kmph in 7.5 seconds with a top speed of 225kmph while the diesel Countryman does 0-100kmph in 7.7seconds with a top speed of 220kmph.
The Mini Countryman comes loaded with Mini Driving Modes which can also be individualised as per need. You also get to choose between Sport and Green drive modes. Driver assistance system include cruise control, park assist, rear view camera, head-up display, On the safety front the Mini Countryman gets front air bags, brake assist, 3-point seat belts, DSC, crash sensors, ABS and CBS, run on flat tyres as standard.
Add Adventure, Add Space, Add Stories is the punchline for the 2018 Mini Countryman. Mini Cooper Countryman comes with Panoramic sunroof, electric seats, automatic tailgate open and close, cruise control, LED headlight, white fog lamps, multifunction steering, LED interior and ambient lighting package, and a 6.5 inch touch screen system.
The Mini Countryman JCW Inspired version gets some extra goodies like aerodynamic kit, rear spoiler, 18 inch JCW spoke alloys, on the inside the special Mini Countryman JCW gets LED illuminated cockpit, JCW leather steering, Special Leather Cross Punch sports seats, Harmon Kardon speaker system, Mini Find Mate, and Mini Wired Package which includes navigation system professional with Mini Connected XL 8.8 inch touch screen unit.
Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “The all-new MINI Countryman is built for adventure and an ideal companion for city trips to country getaways and long journeys. The second generation of the MINI Countryman represents a more distinctive and mature proposition of an ultimate all-rounder with ample space for you and your family. It is a perfect fit for an urban environment offering unique driving comfort, refined interiors and clever functionality. Every road marks the beginning of a new chapter, whether it’s a winding country road or the bustle of the city, now you can truly unleash your inner adventurer. MINI has been recognized for its ideas, inspiration and passion. We want to continue this successful story with a refined brand strategy and a visually-renewed identity. The latest redesign of MINI logo and showroom brings in a new chapter in the inspiring history of the brand. The purpose of reinventing ourselves is to become even closer to the MINI target group ideology that is progressive, creative and modern.”