2019 MINI Countryman PHEV Review
If you’ve been looking for a plug-in hybrid crossover that’s built for adventure, you may be considering the 2019 MINI Countryman PHEV. The question is: Does it have the efficient performance you need on your next journey through Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, and beyond?
Our team here at MINI of Manhattan wants to help answer that question. That’s why we’ve created this review of the 2019 MINI Countryman PHEV. Keep reading to learn more about its efficiency, adventurous spirit, and innovative features.
The 2019 MINI Countryman PHEV is powered by a TwinPower Turbo engine, which is paired with an electric motor that delivers an impressive boost of strength. It has a combined system horsepower of 221 and a combined torque of 284 lb-ft. On top of that, it has the zip needed to take you from 0-60 MPH in just 6.7 seconds.
It has three different power modes, so you can fine-tune performance to fit your driving needs. If you’re sticking to the city streets, you can utilize Electric Mode, which uses only the lithium-ion battery. If you’re headed out on a longer drive, there’s also Hybrid Mode. It combines gasoline and electric power to maximize efficiency. Finally, when a road trip is calling your name, use Save Battery Mode, which uses the gas engine to hold the battery charge at 90 percent!
The Countryman PHEV gets an EPA-estimated 65 MPGe. Plus, it has an estimated overall driving range of up to 270 miles!
Built for Adventure
When the journey takes you down a slippery street, the 2019 MINI Countryman PHEV comes with the eALL4 all-wheel drive system. It’s able to harness power from both the electric and gas engines to propel all four wheels. That means, you’ll get more maneuverability and better traction in a variety of road conditions.
When you want to bring a few friends along for the journey, the MINI Countryman PHEV has seating for five. It also has available features like Heated Seats and Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control. So, no matter what the weather’s like, everyone will be comfortable.
If you need to bring along some extra cargo, this crossover has plenty of storage space for you to take advantage of. With the rear seats folded down, you’ll have 47.4 cubic feet of space to fill up. There’s also an available hands-free rear door, so you’ll be able to pack up when your hands are full.
Advanced Connectivity and Safety
The MINI Countryman PHEV will keep you connected to your favorite apps and music with available Apple CarPlay™ compatibility. Plus, when your favorite tune comes on, you’ll hear every note on the available Harman Kardon® Sound System.
This crossover will keep you on track, too. It has an available Connected Navigation Plus system, and you’ll be able to see every turn on the available 8.8-inch touchscreen display.
There are also available safety features like Forward Collision Warning and Emergency Braking, which will give you even more peace of mind. Plus, you’ll have more confidence every time you park with the standard rear-view camera and Rear Park Distance Control.
Get Plugged into the MINI Countryman PHEV Today!
You now know more about the 2019 MINI Countryman PHEV and how it can improve your everyday drive through Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens. We want you to come experience it in person here at MINI of Manhattan.