The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Mini Updates Countryman with Plug-In for 2017

October 26, 2016

Photo of 2017 Countryman courtesy of Mini.
Photo of 2017 Countryman courtesy of Mini.

Mini will offer a second-generation Countryman for the 2017 model year as a trio of variants that include the first plug-in hybrid and two gasoline models.

The Mini Cooper Countryman and Cooper S Countryman will go on sale in March, while the plug-in hybrid model will go on sale in June. Mini will display the models at the Los Angeles International Auto Show in November.

Two gasoline engines include a direct-injected inline three-cylinder with TwinPower Turbo technology that makes 134 hp and 162 lb.-ft. of torque. A direct-injected, turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine with TwinPower Turbo technology makes 189 hp and 207 lb.-ft.

The plug-in variant will be known as the Cooper S E ALL4 and include the inline three-cylinder and electric motor that makes 87 hp, bringing system output to 221 hp. A 7.6 kWh lithium ion battery pack powers the vehicle to about 24 miles of electrified range, according to Mini.

The Countryman grows in length by adding 8.1 inches and width by adding 1.3 inches. The wheelbase grows by 2.9 inches, which increases rear legroom. Cargo volume increases 1.1 cubic feet and 5.4 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down.

Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Sponsored by

A specialized form of leasing wherein some or all fleet costs are estimated in advance, then budgeted and billed by the fleet management company with periodic invoices (usually monthly).

Read more

Alternative Fuel Locator

Use the Alternative Fuel Locator to find stations near you.

Launch Alternative Fuel Locator

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher