It might be big for a Mini, but it's still mini for an SUV. The 2011 Mini Cooper Countryman maintains the look and driving feel of the regular Cooper hatchback, but provides a usable (and accessible) backseat.
- Drives like a proper Mini
- Adjustable backseat is surprisingly spacious
- Fuel-efficient engines
- Spirited performance from S model
- Highly customizable.
- Pokey base engine
- Firm ride
- Elevated road noise
- Seats only four
- Less cargo capacity than other compact SUVs
- Pricey options.