MINI Countryman Safety Ratings
When you’re ready for a fun adventure, the MINI Countryman is a great vehicle to consider. It’s fun to drive and offers great capability with the ALL4 all-wheel drive. The question is: Is it safe enough to take on your next adventure through Manhattan, Bronx, and Queens?
To help you answer this question, our team here at MINI of Manhattan has created this guide to the MINI Countryman safety ratings. You’ll also learn more about some of the safety features it brings to the table.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety or IIHS, is an independent organization that is dedicated to reducing the losses caused by motor vehicle crashes. As part of their mission, they run annual crash tests in which the participants are rated on a scale from Poor to Good.
In these tests, the MINI Countryman was ranked as Good in all the crash worthiness tests. In small overlap and moderate overlap front crash tests, the Countryman was given a Good rating for its structure and safety cage, as well as its restraints and dummy kinematics. It was also given a Good rating for its structure and all injury measures in the side crash test.
Finally, its front crash prevention was given an advanced rating, with the available safety features of this hatchback.
The available Active Driving Assistant is a camera-based safety feature. It comes with technologies like Forward Collision Warning, which will alert you to potential frontal collisions. It’s also armed with Automatic Emergency Braking. It’ll help react when you don’t and may reduce the severity of the collision. At low speeds, it could help avoid it all together.
As for the airbags, the MINI Countryman is equipped with two front, side, and knee airbags. Plus, there’s also two ceiling-mounted side-curtain airbags. They monitor the severity of the collision and have the ability to adjust the inflation accordingly. On top of that, they remain aerated for long enough to protect passengers from any secondary collisions.
Then there’s the ultra-rigid body construction. It lends itself to enhanced suspension and lively handling, but most importantly, it is designed to withstand incredible forces.
Enjoying Such Great Safety
Since the MINI Countryman gets great safety ratings and has intuitive safety features, you’ll easily be able to enjoy a ride inside it with all your friends. It can seat up to five passengers in the available high-end chesterfield leather-trimmed seats. Plus, you’ll have a total of 47.6 cubic feet of cargo room.
There’s also the MINI Connected system, which consolidates all your entertainment, navigation, and communication features into a single system. You’ll get the advanced connectivity of available Apple CarPlay™ integration too! It’ll allow you to access all your apps and music. On top of that, the available navigation system will be there to get you where you need to be.
When you do reach your destination, safe and sound, pull out the available foldable picnic cushion. It’ll turn your rear bumper into a comfy padded picnic seat.
Come See How Safe You Can Be!
If you’d like to get a firsthand look at how safe the MINI Countryman is, come visit us here at MINI of Manhattan. Take it to the streets of Manhattan, Bronx, and Queens, so you can find out if it’s safe enough for you!
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