• (4.7) 7 reviews
  • MSRP: $13,337–$22,929
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 27-31
  • Engine: 121-hp, 1.6-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2014 MINI Countryman

Our Take on the Latest Model 2014 MINI Countryman

What We Don't Like

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

Notable Features

  • Seats five
  • Four conventional doors
  • Six-speed manual or automatic
  • Available turbo four-cylinder (S)

2014 MINI Countryman Reviews

Vehicle Overview

The five-seat 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. All-wheel drive is available. Buyers have a choice of a normally aspirated four-cylinder engine or a turbo four-cylinder (S versions). The Countryman competes against the Volkswagen Tiguan and Nissan Juke.


(Skip to details on the: John Cooper Works Countryman)

New for 2014
Heated mirrors and washer jets are now standard. The unusual Center Rail sliding-console system has been replaced by standard dual cupholders for the backseat with a 12-volt power outlet.


A newly available City Package includes an alarm system, power-folding side mirrors, heated mirrors and washer jets, auto-dimming rearview and side mirrors, rear parking sensors and a proximity key. Also available for 2014 are interior and exterior John Cooper Works packages that add the sportier styling features of John Cooper Works models, but not their performance upgrades.

Exterior Highlights

  • Standard 17-inch alloy wheels; available 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Roof rails
  • Available sport suspension
  • Available dual-panel panoramic moonroof
  • Available adaptive xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights

Interior Highlights

  • Large center speedometer
  • Available sport seats
  • Simulated leather seats; available cloth or leather upholstery
  • Available heated seats
  • CD stereo; available Harman Kardon premium stereo
  • Tilt/telescoping steering wheel
  • Configurable ambient lighting
  • Available navigation system
  • Available Mini Connected iPhone integration with 6.5-inch screen

Under the Hood

  • 121-horsepower, 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Available 181-hp, turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder
  • Six-speed manual transmission; available six-speed automatic
  • Front-wheel drive; Cooper S Countryman can be fitted with Mini's All4 all-wheel-drive system
  • Available electronically controlled limited-slip front differential

Safety Features

  • Antilock brakes
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags for both rows
  • Electronic stability system
  • Available rear parking sensors

John Cooper Works Countryman
A John Cooper Works version of Mini's Countryman is available for buyers craving more performance. John Cooper Works models are powered by a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder that makes 208 hp and 192 pounds-feet of torque. (The engine, according to Mini, can briefly boost pressure when accelerating to achieve 207 pounds-feet of torque.)

  • Six-speed manual transmission; available six-speed automatic with shift paddles on the steering wheel
  • All-wheel drive
  • Zero-to-60 mph in 6.6 seconds, according to Mini
  • 18- or 19-inch alloy wheels
  • High-performance brakes
  • Sport exhaust system

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Consumer Reviews

4.7

Average based on 7 reviews

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Best Car Ever

by Vonnie3 from Garden City on September 13, 2017

A great value for your money, fun, practical, beautiful, exciting. It handles like a go-kart, gets great gas mileage, has beautiful styling, has a lot of pickup and is super practical.

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4 Trims Available

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2014 MINI Countryman Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on MINI Countryman Cooper

Front
G
Head Restraints and Seats
G
Moderate overlap front
G
Roof Strength
G
Side
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on MINI Countryman Cooper

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Hip/thigh
G
Lower leg/foot
G
Overall evaluation
G
Retraints and dummy kinematics
G
Structure and safety cage
A

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
G
Overall Rear
G
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Other

Roof Strength
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
G
Driver Torso
G
Overall Side
G
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
A
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
G
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $2,200 per year.

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Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

48mo/50,000mi

Powertrain

48mo/50,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

48mo/unlimited

Free Scheduled Maintenance

36mo/36,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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