1 Feb 2011
Mini's small-sized SUV launched in early 2011 to try and bring some practicality to the BMW-owned brand.
The Countryman was available in Cooper, Cooper S and Cooper D variants, with the latter two being given the option of all-wheel-drive while the Cooper is relegated to a front-drive layout.
All drivetrains came with the option of a Chilli pack, which added automatic air conditioning, upgraded audio system, sport seats and automatic headlight washers, with other options including Bluetooth and USB connectivity and satellite navigation.
When it was new