2016 MINI Countryman  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#25 of 2016 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#59 of all 2016 vehicles

The Countryman, a mainstay of MINI's lineup since 2011, is a small wagon with seating up to 5. The MINI Countryman has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. Strong on technology, it has offered Apple CarPlay since 2018. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. MINI offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2016 MINI Countryman is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2016 MINI Countryman has a score of 80, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 MINI Countryman has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0426% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8595%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0426% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8595% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 MINI Countryman is 9% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2016 MINI Countryman is 16% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

But it is safer than many comparable models.

8368Mazda CX-3Honda HR-VFIAT 500XVolkswagen BeetleToyota FR-SNissan JukeMINI CountrymanFIAT 500LBuick EncoreVolkswagen GTIVolkswagen GolfChevrolet TraxComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 MINI Countryman with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 68 to 83. The 2016 MINI Countryman is safer than the 2016 Mazda CX-3, the 2016 Honda HR-V, the 2016 FIAT 500X, the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle, the 2016 Toyota FR-S, the 2016 Nissan Juke, and the 2016 Chevrolet Trax. It is about as safe as the 2016 FIAT 500L.

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