Faceoff 2011 MINI Countryman vs 2011 Alfa Romeo Giulietta

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Face-off: 2011 MINI Countryman vs 2011 Alfa Romeo Giulietta

2011 MINI Countryman — Beast in the making!

2011 Alfa Romeo Giulietta. Rated quality!

16 awards for the best car from press people all around the world should tell you something about the overall quality of the 2011 Alfa Romeo Giulietta. This car has been awarded the European Car of the year, Best design of 2011, Greek Car of the year, Women’s car of the year and various others awards. With its new TurboPetrol engine and other features, this car is pure quality.

Which will fare better in this competition between two fantastic cars? Let us see.

Comparison attribute: Engine


When it comes to the Engine, the MINI Countryman is planning to offer two types one for the US people and the other for overseas users. As mentioned above, the overseas model will contain three gasoline and two petrol engines. The US model is supposed to have two 1.6 liter petrol engines that will offer great efficiency through VALVETRONIC concept.

The 2011 Alfa Romeo offers innovative and eco-friendly engines. When the car was launched, 4 engines were used in the car with compliance from Euro 5 ensuring eco-friendliness. The four engines comprised of 2 petrol and 2 diesel ones both offering second generation quality.

Its Multipetrol engine is voted as the best engine of 2011.

Verdict : Without a doubt, Alfa Romeo .

Comparison attribute: Power and Torque

The engine output is around 90 hp and 158 lb torque in the MINI Countryman. This is better than what most other cars in the same price tag offer. Hence, if budget is your main criteria, you can go for the Countryman.

The latest version of the Alfa Romeo Giulietta offers 134 hp which better than the MINI countryman. This horsepower is the greatest offered by any 4 seater in the market. The comparison might not hold good as the two cars come under different price ranges.

Verdict. Too close to call.

Comparison attribute: Top speed 0-60mph sprint, Power to weight ratio

Every car is rated based on the speeding abilities. The factor which determines the speed is 0-60mph sprint time. The Alfa Romeo reaches 0 to 60mph in round about 5.5 seconds while n the Countryman reaches the same speed in around 6.3 seconds.

There is a heavy speed difference between the two cars. The Alfa Romeo boasts a top speed of around 150mph while the MINI Countryman can reach only 130 mph. This difference can be once again attributed to the difference in price of these two cars.

The power to weight ratio is also better in the Alfa Romeo when compared to the Countryman

Verdict : Alfa Romeo, once again.

Comparison attribute: Fuel Economy

Since the power consumption and speed is more in the Alfa Romeo, it generally consumes more fuel than the MINI Countryman.

So, if you are looking for a vehicle that will not bite your wallet, then the MINI Countryman is the one for you. It gives around 12 miles per liter of petrol and that is an appreciative number.

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Verdict : MINI Countryman.

Comparison attribute: CO2 Emission

The entire world is becoming sensitive towards global warming and pollution. Hence, the CO2 emission becomes a very important factor in all the new cars.

The Alfa Romeo emits around 119gm of CO2 per kilometer while the Countryman is supposed to emit less than the Alfa Romeo. Since only pictures are released about the Countryman, no accurate figueres are released. But, if rumors are to be believed it will be better than the Alfa Romeo.

Verdict : MINI Countryman takes this one.

Comparison attribute: Price

The basic model of the Alfa Romeo Giulietta ranges to 20,300 Euros while the fully loaded model will cost around 27,000 Euros.

The Countryman will cost only around 20,000 Euros even when it is fully loaded will all the accessories. Hence, it is the economical option.

Verdict : Countryman is the cheaper option!

Final Verdict

The answer is simple in this case. If you want better performance, go for the Alfa Romeo and if you want cost efficient, fuel efficient option go for the MINI Countryman.

Overall, both are really good vehicles that will occupy the market in the coming days.

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