The facelifted Mini Compatriot has been found once again throughout testing on the streets of Munich, giving us a better look at the styling updates it will embrace.
Introduced in 2010, Mini’s very first crossover badly needs a remodeling that will align it with the remainder of the much more youthful lineup. The overhaul will consist of revised headlights and taillights, with the latter acquiring the “Union Jack” design similar to the facelifted Mini Hatch and Convertible.
2021 Mini Countryman Exterior
The headlamps embrace new graphics also, with adaptive matrix-beam LED headlights anticipated to be offered as an option. Lights aside, the facelifted Mini Countryman will also feature revamped bumpers and a refreshed grille, which in the case of the Cooper S Countryman model, will feature a honeycomb insert.
The stylish model will likewise sport a more aggressive bumper with additional air intakes flanking the fog lights. Other exterior updates for the entire facelifted Countryman lineup will consist of new alloys, a modified color scheme, in addition to the new two-dimensional Mini logos.
2021 Mini Countryman Interior
The updates made to the interior will be equally subtle, with the facelifted Mini Countryman anticipated to get a bigger infotainment screen, enhanced connectivity, along with more customization alternatives.
2021 Mini Countryman Engine
The engine lineup will likely carry over and will include four gasoline units, three types of diesel, and a plug-in hybrid. They will range from the base 102 HP (103 PS) 1.5-liter three-cylinder gasoline unit in the Countryman One to a 302 HP (306 PS) 2.0-liter turbo-four in the recently-launched John Cooper Works efficiency model.
The Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid ought to likewise stay the same as Mini updated it just recently with a bigger 9.6-kWh battery pack. As in the past, the Cooper, Cooper S, Cooper D, and Cooper SD models will provide optional AWD, while the JCW will get it as standard. The facelifted Mini Countryman will debut in mid-2020 as a 2021 model.