Starting at $22,750 (plus $850 destination charge), the Countryman comes in four levels: base-model, Countryman S, Countryman S ALL4 with all-wheel drive, and John Cooper Works ALL4. Other MINIs have switched to BMW-derived TwinTurbo engines, but the Countryman retains its original powertrains.
The base model holds a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 121 horsepower, with either a six-speed manual gearbox or a six-speed automatic transmission. Countryman S and S ALL4 get a turbocharged 1.6-liter that develops 181 horsepower, while the high-performance John Cooper Works model contains a 208-horsepower rendition of the 1.6-liter turbo four.
Standard Cooper Countryman S ALL4 equipment includes:
- All-wheel drive
- Cooper S 181-horsepower engine
- Getrag six-speed manual transmission
- Electric power steering
- Tilt/telescope steering column
- Leatherette seat upholstery
- Mesh grille and hood scoop
- 315-watt, six-speaker audio with HE radio
- Cornering brake control
- Bluetooth hands-free phone
- Roof rails
- Heated power mirrors and washer jets
- Seventeen-inch alloy wheels
An automatic transmission is optional ($1,250). Also optional are a moonroof, premium Harman/Kardon sound system, Sport Package, Park Lane Edition, Mini Connect infotainment, and a navigation system.