The new MINI Countryman has gone on sale across Ireland, with prices commencing from €33,580 first deliveries are expected in February 2017. This new model promises increased space with five full sized seats. For the first time, MINI will be offering a plug-in hybrid model with the new MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4. Drawing from expertise gleaned from across the BMW Group, this new hybrid features a turbocharged petrol engine and an electric motor, reducing fuel consumption to 2.1 litres per 100 kilometres, while its CO2 emissions figure is 49 grams per kilometre yet also enabling a 0-100 km/h in just 7.2 seconds. Prices for the plug-in hybrid model will be announced in due course. The rest of the new MINI Countryman line-up is powered by an all-new range of TwinPower Turbo engines offers outstanding performance with 136 to 192hp and 220 to 400Nm of torque. The second generation MINI Cooper S Countryman ALL4 with 8-speed Steptronic transmission sprints in 7.2 seconds from zero to 100 km/h – making it 0.9 seconds faster than its predecessor model. Fuel consumption reaches 4.4 litres /100 km and C02 emissions drop as low as 113 g/km.
The new MINI Countryman is available with both manual and Steptronic gearboxes and with front- and all-wheel drive. The latter, MINI’s ALL4 system, has been further refined for increased driving agility and efficiency.
Pricing is as below:
|MINI Cooper Countryman||136||Man||126||9.6||€33,580|
|MINI Cooper ALL4
|MINI Cooper D
|MINI Cooper D ALL4 Countryman||150||Man||127||8.8||€38,940|
|MINI Cooper S Countryman||192||Man||141||7.5||€38,850|
|MINI Cooper S ALL4 Countryman||192||Man||159||7.3||€43,400|
|MINI Cooper SD Countryman||190||Auto||121||7.7||€41,860|
|MINI Cooper SD ALL4 Countryman||190||Auto||129||7.4||€44,270|
The level of standard specification has increased over its predecessor this includes 16-inch alloy wheels on Cooper and Cooper D models, rear parking sensors, MINI connected and Bluetooth connectivity, all models are equipped with satellite navigation as standard.