Given that it was completely upgraded recently, the 2018 Mini Countryman must continue without bigger changes. On the planet of little crossovers, this is one of the most attractive models that you can discover. It initially came in 2010. Its reception was remarkable, and now company brings even some improvements. After 6 years of production, here is the second generation of this small crossover. This redesign brings a lot of changes, such as new styling, new interior and an entire bunch of brand-new mechanical parts. This second-generation model came just recently. If we think about that, 2018 Countryman ought to come without larger modifications. It will feature the exact same style, however we can perhaps see some brand-new basic features in the deal. We expect its arrival somewhere late in the year.
It is pretty much for sure that 2018 Mini Countryman will not feature bigger changes, compared to the present model. As we currently discussed, the company did a total redesign just recently, which has actually brought plenty new things. New model flights on new, much better platform, which likewise brings changes in size. The new model is for about 8 inches longer and also for about 5 inches broader. There is also a new styling and 2018 Mini Countryman ought to continue without a single change in this element. The new look is excellent, in spite of the reality that there are no extreme turnarounds compared to the initial. Just, the evolution continues. When it comes to the interior, besides beautiful style, you will likewise see tons of terrific features. Already base model includes things like dual-zone environment control, 6.5-inch touchscreen, breathtaking roof and so on.
When it comes to powertrain, we also do not expect changes. There will be 2 gas and 2 diesel versions in the offer, and a hybrid model as well. The base model includes a 1.5-liter engine, which is good for about 134 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. An optional fuel engine is a 2.0-liter unit, which benefits about 190 horses and 207 pound-feet of torque. When it comes to diesel, there is a smaller 1.5-liter engine with 148 horsepower and a bigger 2.0-liter, which is good for about 188 horses. A hybrid variation combines a 1.5-liter gas engine with an 87-hp electric motor, making a total power of 221 horsepower and 284 pound-feet of torque.
The 2018 Mini Countryman will come somewhere in the end of the year, with the base price around 26.000 dollars.