2016 Mini Countryman

As you probably know, British car maker decided to expand its offer and attract wider range of customers. This was done by designing several versions of its classic Mini Cooper. There are models like Mini Coupe, Roadster, Paceman and one of the most interesting ones is definitely the Countryman. The 2016 Mini Countryman will come with several updates. It will come with some exterior modifications, refreshed interior and also some new engine options.

2016 Mini Countryman

2016 Mini Countryman redesign

The 2016 Mini Countryman will come with changes both outside and inside the car. When it is about exterior, most of the modifications will be made on the front end, where we are going to see new fascia in the style of new Mini Hatchback. It will include new, bigger front grille which will feature larger air intakes and chrome bending. Front bumper will also slightly revisited just it will be the case with headlights, which will now use both Xenon and LED for the main clusters. When it is about interior, 2016 Countryman will come with revisited dashboard and also with several new standard features like automatic climate control, satellite navigation, leather wrapped steering wheel etc. It is also expect that new model come with slightly enlarged cabin, which will provide more room, especially for the back passengers.

2016 Mini Countryman interior

2016 Countryman engine

The 2016 Mini Countryman will come with some big changes when it is about engines. Instead of current 1.6 unit base model will generate power from new 1.5 liter three-cylinder engine, which has an output of 135 hp and 150 lb-ft of max torque. There will be also a 2.0 liter engine, which has an output of 200 horsepower, which is enough to run this model from 0 to 60 in less than eight seconds. Standard model will come with 6-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive, but 2016 Countryman will be also available with automatic gearbox and AWD configuration.

2016 Mini Countryman rear view

2016 Mini Countryman release date and price

The 2016 Mini Countryman is expected to come later this year. The price is expected to remain pretty much unchanged, which is 23.000 and 35.000 dollars.