Mini Countryman 2.0 Cooper S Exclusive 5dr Auto Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £32,380What Car? Target Price£30,959
Review

The Mini Countryman offers a good combination of space, style and desirability, with a beautifully finished interior and an excellent infotainment system among its virtues. But many rivals are cheaper and better equipped, while the Ford Puma is much more fun to drive and the Volkswagen T-Roc a lot quieter and more comfortable. Our advice is stick to the cheaper versions for the best value for money, although the plug-in PHEV is a cheap company car.

Exclusive trim adds leather sports seats, adjustable lumbar support and 18in alloy wheels.

The 2.0-litre four-cylinder Cooper S is smoother than the 1,5-litre Cooper engine, sounds sportier and it's quite a bit quicker, hitting 0-62mph in 7.6sec. We still don't think it's worth the extra cash and worse efficiency, though, unless you really value sprinting away from the lights. The JCW performance model is even more powerful and faster still.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.4 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

43.5

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

450

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

147

g/km

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