The new MINI Countryman may not be so mini anymore, and it’s becoming eco-friendly.
MINI redesigned and re-engineered the Countryman, which will come in both the Cooper and Cooper S trim levels, to be 30 percent larger than previous generations.
And, new for 2017 is MINI’s venture into the hybrid market with the the
Two American automobile companies saw double-digit increases in sales in their subcompact crossover models in September.
The Chevrolet Trax jumped to the number one position with the most sales for September with 8,526 vehicles sold, or a 21.9 percent increase over August’s sales of 6,997, September sales figures showed. When looking
Four subcompact cars out of 16 saw increases in sales from August to September, as the Kia Soul remained in the top spot.
The Soul sold the most cars for September in the segment with 11,885, but saw a 3 percent decrease in overall sales from August, which had a total of
Subcompact car sales remained relatively the same with the Kia Soul still selling the most out of the pack.
The Soul saw 12,253 sales for August, which is down from 13,157 sales in July or a 6.9 percent decrease, sales figures showed. The Nissan Versa remained in the number two spot with
The Subaru Crosstrek took the August subcompact crossover sales lead as five manufacturers saw double digit decreases in sales over July.
American manufacturers Jeep, Chevy and Buick and Japanese manufacturers Nissan and Mitsubishi had the steepest decline in sales.
The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and the Nissan Juke had 27.4 percent and 27.1 percent
The Jeep Renegade remains the top choice for buyers in the subcompact crossover segment for the month of July.
The Renegade remained in the top spot for the majority of the year, having sold 10,057 for July. The Chevrolet Trax seemed to gain in popularity from June to July, jumping to number
The Mini Cooper Clubman was always the odd duck of the admittedly already odd Mini family. Ostensibly based on the old Mini Traveler, the Clubman had an extended wheelbase, which extended the rear greenhouse in a disproportionate way. It was topped off with split rear barn doors and, despite the
Above is one of the first shots we've seen of the upcoming Mini Countryman testing in Colorado. Manufacturers often test new vehicles in the Rocky Mountains to collect data on their high altitude performance, so images of this are not exactly rare. Thanks to TFL reader Ben O. - and