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Mini Countryman

4-door hatchback

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G
ood
A
cceptable
M
arginal
P
oor

G
Small overlap front:
Driver-side

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Hip/thigh
G
Lower leg/foot
A
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G

G
Moderate overlap front

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G

G
Side

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G

G
Roof strength

Overall evaluation
G
Curb weight 3,340 lbs
Peak force 19,784 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 5.92
Tested vehicle
2017 Mini Countryman 4-door 2wd

G
Head restraints & seats
Power leatherette seat

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G

Advanced Front crash prevention

  • Optional Frontal Collision Warning with City Collision Mitigation
  • Optional Active Driving Assistant
Overall Evaluation
Crash avoidance rating
Advanced
with optional
equipment
2 points total
This system does not meet the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's criteria for forward collision warning.
0 points
In the 12 mph IIHS test, impact speed was reduced by 7 mph.
1 point
In the 25 mph IIHS test, impact speed was reduced by 7 mph.
1 point

M
Headlights

Ratings are given for 3 different headlight variations available for this vehicle.
  • Cooper trim equipped with Fully Loaded and Active Driving Assistant packages
  • Cooper All4 trim equipped with Fully Loaded and Active Driving Assistant packages
  • Cooper S trim equipped with Fully Loaded and Active Driving Assistant packages
  • Cooper S All4 trim equipped with Fully Loaded and Active Driving Assistant packages
  • John Cooper Works All4 trim equipped with Fully Loaded and Active Driving Assistant packages
Low-beam headlight type LED projector
High-beam headlight type LED projector
Curve-adaptive? No
Yes
Overall rating
M
car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler 0 ft 100 ft 200 ft 300 ft 400 ft 500 ft 600 ft Low beams Optimal low-beam illumination High beams Optimal high-beam illumination High-beam assist credit Some glare

On the straightaway, visibility was fair on the left side of the road and inadequate on the right side. On curves, visibility was good on both right curves, fair on the sharp left curve and inadequate on the gradual left curve.

The low beams created some glare.

On the straightaway, visibility was fair on the left side of the road and inadequate on the right side. On curves, visibility was fair on both right curves and inadequate on both left curves.

High-beam assist compensates for some limitations of this vehicle's low beams on the straightaway and all 4 curves.


  • Cooper trim equipped with LED Headlights package
  • Cooper trim equipped with Sport package
  • Cooper trim equipped with Fully Loaded package
  • Cooper All4 trim equipped with LED Headlights package
  • Cooper All4 trim equipped with Sport package
  • Cooper All4 trim equipped with Fully Loaded package
  • Cooper S trim
  • Cooper S All4 trim
  • John Cooper Works All4 trim
Low-beam headlight type LED projector
High-beam headlight type LED projector
Curve-adaptive? No
No
Overall rating
M
car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler 0 ft 100 ft 200 ft 300 ft 400 ft 500 ft 600 ft Low beams Optimal low-beam illumination High beams Optimal high-beam illumination Some glare

On the straightaway, visibility was fair on the left side of the road and inadequate on the right side. On curves, visibility was good on both right curves, fair on the sharp left curve and inadequate on the gradual left curve.

The low beams created some glare.

On the straightaway, visibility was fair on the left side of the road and inadequate on the right side. On curves, visibility was fair on both right curves and inadequate on both left curves.


  • Cooper trim
  • Cooper All4 trim
Low-beam headlight type Halogen reflector
High-beam headlight type Halogen reflector
Curve-adaptive? No
No
Overall rating
P
car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler 0 ft 100 ft 200 ft 300 ft 400 ft 500 ft 600 ft Low beams Optimal low-beam illumination High beams Optimal high-beam illumination

On the straightaway, visibility was inadequate on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.

The low beams never exceeded glare limits.

On the straightaway, visibility was good on the right side of the road and inadequate on the left side. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.


A
Child seat anchors (LATCH)
ease of use

S — leatherette seats

1 2 3
Good
No hardware available
Acceptable
Tether anchor
Marginal
Lower anchors
Poor
Lower anchor(s) can be borrowed from adjacent positions(s)
Seating positions that rely on borrowed lower anchors or have only a tether anchor available are not rated.
Overall evaluation
A
1
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
no other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
not too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
difficult to maneuver around anchors
2
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
no other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
none available
3
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
no other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
not too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
difficult to maneuver around anchors

Other safety features

  • Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
  • Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
  • Driver and passenger knee airbags: separate airbags in the lower instrument panel designed to minimize knee injuries in frontal crashes
  • Electronic stability control
  • Antilock brakes
  • Programmable daytime running lights