2017 MINI Countryman  RealSafeCars81Safety Rating

#22 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#57 of all 2017 vehicles

The Countryman, part of MINI's lineup since 2011, is a midsize wagon with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Apple CarPlay since 2018. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. MINI offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2017 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 2017 MINI Countryman has a score of 81, implying a 0.041% chance of driver death (3.7% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.039%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.5%.

We estimate that the 2017 MINI Countryman has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0409% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.6705%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0409% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.6705% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 MINI Countryman is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 MINI Countryman is 19% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2017 MINI Countryman offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 4%.

But it is safer than many comparable models.

8969Hyundai TucsonToyota 86Subaru CrosstrekV. Golf SportWagenKia SportageMazda CX-5MINI CooperMINI CountrymanFIAT 500LVolkswagen GTISubaru ForesterBuick EncoreComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 MINI Countryman with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 69 to 89. The 2017 MINI Countryman is safer than the 2017 Hyundai Tucson, the 2017 Toyota 86, the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, the 2017 Kia Sportage, the 2017 Buick Encore, the 2017 Subaru Forester, and the 2017 Volkswagen GTI and less safe than the 2017 Mazda CX-5.

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