(4.4) 15 reviews
MSRP: $9,164$17,724
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 28-29
Engine: 181-hp, 1.6-liter I-4 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 4
2011 MINI Cooper S Countryman

Our Take on the 2011 MINI Cooper S Countryman

Our Take

The Mini Cooper Countryman serves as the brand's entry into the small-crossover segment. It has a taller stance and, unlike other Coopers, four conventional side doors and available all-wheel drive. Buyers have a choice of a normally aspirated four-cylinder engine or a turbo four-cylinder (... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • All-wheel drive not offered on base model
  • Risks offending Mini purists

Notable Features

  • New for 2011
  • Four conventional doors
  • Manual or automatic
  • Available turbo four-cylinder (S)
  • FWD or AWD

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.