2016 Mini Countryman gets new update. It is rumored that BMW will make it gets the same treatment as the smaller siblings with some new updates from the new engines, interior options and even the design.
2016 Mini Countryman Exterior and Interior
2016 Mini Countryman as a small crossover, it has small updates around the bodywork such as the brand new front end with the design just like the new Mini Hatchback. There is a big expectation that the car could get bigger front grille and it is surrounded by chrome accents and the air intakes could be bigger than before in front bumper. Moreover, we also expect 2016 Mini Countryman to get new headlights and taillights for both LED and Xenon for the main clusters. The mule-car Mini has been tested with slightly bigger dimension than the previous model to give more space especially for the passengers. It means that it has up to 450 liters of space and more room for the rear seats. Inside the cabin, it has classic look with massive dial for the middle of the dashboard. It has a new layout as the Mini Cooper. About the standard features, automatic climate control, leather wrapped steering wheel and satellite navigation will be available for the standard feature of 2016 Mini Countryman.
2016 Mini Countryman Specs
The previous model is available with the older 1.6 engines and it goes with different set of engines which is 1.5 liter 3-cylinder for new Mini. This engine is available to generate the output for about 135 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque. There is also diesel version of engine to generate 115 horsepower but it is less than petrol but it gives more torque so it is perfect for 2016 Mini Countryman. Likely, the company also offers two 2 liter engines both diesel and petrol. For diesel, it is able to produce 170 horsepower and petrol could get more than 200 horsepower. In less than 8 seconds, the car could get from 0 to 60 MPH and it has 134 MPH of maximum top speed. Those engines are for standard version with front wheel drive and also 6-speed manual to give nice combo. The optional is four-wheel drive and 6-speed auto.
2016 Mini Countryman Price
It seems that the price will not too much different from the current model. It depends on the model that you choose. With not too high price to offer, it will be good because the car could have a competitive price range as the main rivals for 2016 Mini Countryman.