Showcased at 2018 AutoExpo, Mini has now launched its new Mini Countryman in India. This car is priced starting at Rs 34.90 lakh (ex-showroom, India). It will be available in three variants – the Cooper S, Cooper SD and the sporty Cooper S JCW Inspired.
The new Mini Countryman is built on the UKL1 frontwheel-drive platform used in BMW X1. Both the cars are locally manufactured at its Chennai plant.
The Copper S and Cooper S JCW come with 2-litre turbo-petrol engine that produces 192 Hp of power and 280 Nm torque. The Countryman Cooper SD comes with 2-litre diesel engine that churn out 190 hp of power and 400 Nm torque. Both diesel and patrol engines come with 8-speed automatic gearbox. It is worth to note that Countryman is offered in the four-wheel-drive in international markets but India only gets front-wheel-drive versions.
This second-generation Mini Countryman is larger than its predecessor in size and even comes with few notable changes. It comes with square headlamps and tail-lamp. There are chrome grille, aggressive bumpers and chunky cladding on the wheels. JCW-inspired variant is sportier and comes with 8-inch alloy wheels, a faux diffuser, and a rear spoiler..
It also includes cruise control, park assistant, rear view camera and head up display. The has more space and claims 30% better boot space. It also claims better front and rear legroom at the same time better headroom. It also features 8.8-inch touchscreen, 3D satellite map view, Bluetooth mobile connectivity, in-car wireless charging, voice control and 20GB of entertainment storage.
|Cooper S||Rs. 34.9 Lakh|
|Cooper SD||Rs. 37.4 Lakh|
|Cooper S JCW Inspired||Rs. 41.4 lakh|