The Mini Cooper Countryman is Compact, but Powerful Option for Poughkeepsie Drivers

Tackling the daily drive around Poughkeepsie or Newburgh is even easier when you are behind the wheel of the new Mini Cooper Countryman from Mini of Dutchess County. Tiny and technologically advanced, the Mini Countryman is an exceptionally spectacular subcompact SUV. It is the most spacious version of a Mini car and comes in a tremendous variety of powertrain and features that are sure to capture your imagination.


The type of powertrain you desire will depend on which trim level you love. Each trim brings its own level of power to the table for a unique driving experience from Wappingers Falls to Carmel, NY. Most come with the choice of a manual or automatic transmission that works best with that particular engine.

  • Cooper: Turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine. 134 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. Six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The All-wheel drive Countryman All4 is moved by an eight-speed automatic.
  • Cooper S: Turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. 189 horsepower and 207 pound-feet of torque. Eight-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive option gets the six-speed manual transmission. Eight-speed automatic is available.
  • John Cooper Works: Turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder. 228 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Six-speed manual transmission with optional eight-speed automatic. AWD is standard.
  • Cooper S E: Plug-in Hybrid with 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor. Powered by a 7.6 kWh battery pack. 221 horsepower and 284 pound-feet of torque.

Performance isn't limited to the individual powertrain options on the Mini Countryman. You'll find fun additions to this mini car through the six-speed Steptronic Sport Automatic Transmission on the athletic paddle shifters on the Cooper S. Along with the Cooper S; the John Cooper Works lets you select your driving mode, from Sport, Greed or Mid settings to give you the perfect balance on your trek through Middletown, NY. The All4 all-wheel-drive system of the Mini Countryman is the premier AWD system available. It handles the wet roads of Newburgh as easily as the dry pavement across Poughkeepsie.


Though it might be a mini car, it is big on technology. Access your maps, music, and contacts through Apple CarPlay. The navigation system provides real-time traffic updates so you will never take the slowest route from Poughkeepsie to Carmel. The power-operated features seem endless. Comfort Access keyless entry lets you open the doors, just by having the keys nearby. The power tailgate opens easily when your hands are full of supplies. Wireless charging keeps the battery of your device full at all times.<

What Sets the Countryman Apart from Peers

The Mini Cooper Countryman is sure to catch the eye of everyone you pass. With seating for up to five people, comfortably it features an unmistakable design and incredibly spacious interior. A completely unique available plush seat folds down in your trunk to become a convenient picnic cushion. Your safety is clearly on the minds of engineers who included the camera-based Active Driving Assistant package of safety features.

Test Drive the Mini Cooper Countryman

The Mini Cooper Countryman is waiting for you in Poughkeepsie, NY. Find the trim and style you love and take it for a test drive. Before you know it, you'll be cruising around Dutchess County in your new Mini Cooper Countryman.

Trim Levels of the Mini Cooper Countryman

Naming the variations of the Mini Cooper Countryman is just the beginning of describing this compact SUV. There are four models of the Mini Cooper; The base Cooper, the Cooper S, the John Cooper Works, and the plug-in hybrid Cooper S E. Each one comes in three trim levels. Each comes with a distinct powertrain unique to that trim level.

  • Classic: This is the base trim level of every model of Mini Countryman. Runs on 17-inch wheels and run-flat summer performance tires. A panoramic sunroof, ambient lighting, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and simulated leather make each entry into the Classic Countryman a warm and inviting experience. The rearview camera and rear parking sensors shine on the 6.5-inch display screen.
  • Signature: Takes a step up in luxury. Rides on 18-inch wheels. Heated front seats and dual-zone automatic climate control are included. Drivers have a choice when it comes to their upholstery design. Touchscreen functions are added to your display. The Cooper S and John Cooper Works models get adaptive dampers. The Signature Premium trim adds power features, chrome exterior trim, LED headlights, and satellite radio.
  • Iconic: Wheels range from 18-to-20 inches, depending on the model. Leather upholstery and a larger 8.8-infotainment touchscreen with navigation are added to the cabin. A power liftgate and power-adjustable front seats make your drive easier. All-season tires and tinted windows are also available.

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