2014 MINI Cooper Countryman Interior U S News Best Cars

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drivers say the 2014 Mini doesn’t stray much Mini’s trademark retro and most find the design Though materials are mostly reviewers say the overall fit and finish the cabin feel upscale. seats are comfortable and supportive, writers note, and rear offer ample room. the chic interior emphasizes over function and the odd placement of like the speedometer leaves reviewers baffled. They that the infotainment display a touch screen and requires a knob when toggling navigation and audio, which say is distracting.

Cargo space is compared with most compact SUVs’ cargo but reviewers say that’s understandable the Countryman’s small size.

The and Paceman interiors are as charming as in other Minis. There’s the big speedometer in the center, plus a of small switches and buttons, a tachometer, round air conditioning round door pulls, round things here and — it’s certainly Mini. — Kelley Book Again per Mini the Countryman cabin mixes and soft-touch plastics with shapes and textures to create an designer ambience. Most look quality, but some feel low-buck flimsy. Consumer Guide (2013) fit and finish is on par with what expect in a Mini.

No drastic changes have made to the major touchable and the seats remain comfortable and The standard Mini toggle still continue to amuse and but we’re happy the interior has largely been left — Autoblog (2011) many surfaces are molded the fit, finish, and material is exemplary. — Automobile (2011)


The Countryman standard with faux-leather six-way manually adjustable seats with height and a leather-wrapped steering wheel tilts and telescopes. Options heated front seats, seats and adjustable lumbar Last year, the Cooper standard seating capacity to five, thanks to a new three-seat bench.

Test drivers say the Countryman’s seats are comfortable and supportive, and like the optional leather Visibility is good, they and the telescoping steering wheel it easy to find a good position. They’re also with the amount of headroom and saying the rear seat is spacious for a Mini.

“On the side, the sightline are superb, an excellent view of the road — Left Lane The tall, boxy body ample head- and legroom for adults despite fairly seats. That seat combines with good-size to make entry much than in the smaller, lower-slung The available leather seats are and do a good job of holding occupants in around fast turns. seat tracks and the standard steering wheel help a basically upright driving — Consumer Guide “If you’ve always for a Mini but couldn’t live a usable backseat, the Countryman is answer. — Edmunds At their most rearward the rear seats offer legroom and an uncharacteristic- for a Mini amount of headroom. — Blue Book (2012)

Interior Features

The base Cooper Countryman comes with a six-speaker CD audio an auxiliary input, HD Radio, a USB/iPod adapter, push-button and steering wheel-mounted audio and controls. Available upgrades satellite radio, a Harman sound system, a voice-controlled system with a 6.5-inch display screen and navigation. options include a panoramic rear parking sensors and a garage door opener.

drivers say the Mini Countryman’s and audio controls take getting used to and aren’t user-friendly. They say the speedometer is to read and they’re disappointed the audio display isn’t a screen, saying that between navigation, audio and settings with a knob can be Reviewers like the real-time data on the available navigation and appreciate that you can connect the car a compatible smartphone.

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Several drivers mention that the switches have been from the dashboard to the doors, they say is more convenient for to reach.

The cabin is marked by MINI’s control layout, which is by a speedometer mounted in the center of the Secondary controls are arranged in a but not always logical fashion. Left Lane News a chorus of criticism, Mini has relented and placed the switches you expect to find them: in the panel. — Kelley Book (2013) The central is huge but hard to read leaning inboard, though the tachometer includes an easy-read speed readout. However, the information screen shrinks the speedometer needle to a small

The screen is small enough and low to require a long glance from the road. Worse, it not by touch but by a small knob of the shifter, so cycling among audio, and phone functions is as well as distracting. — Guide (2013) The available system for the Countryman is saved mediocrity by its integrated traffic Phone and audio systems are but don’t reach for technical — CNET (2011)


The Mini Cooper comes standard with rails, rear bike mountings and has up to 42.2 cubic of cargo space with the seats folded and 16.5 feet with the rear in use. That’s a lot less than most rival SUVs offer, but more the Nissan Juke has overall. test drivers say the smaller hold makes it less than a traditional crossover. point out that there’s room for a week-long trip and the Countryman is more practical other Minis.

For 2014, has done away with the storage rail that the rear seat in previous

The underfloor bin is nice, but the jack quite a bit of the space. Small-item around the driver is stingy; the tray at the base of the center is nearly useless. — Guide (2013) If you have wanted a Mini but your driving responsibilities require a practical vehicle, the 2012 cargo space might be the you were looking for. Kelley Blue Book there’s even enough space for a week in the country.” Popular Mechanics (2011)

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