BMW Mini Countryman: compact, but surprisingly versatile

The Mini Countryman is slightly larger than its predecessors, but it is the modern answer to what a utility vehicle should be, Ireson says. It comes in an all-wheel drive option and offers both manual and automatic six-speed transmission.

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    BMW's Mini Countryman, a compact crossover, is surprisingly versatile while coming in its characteristically small size.
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The MINI Countryman is an answer to a question you may not know to ask, but it's one worth hearing. Compact, feature-packed, and surprisingly versatile, the Countryman is a modern take on what a utility vehicle should be.

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