2019 MINI Countryman  RealSafeCars81Safety Rating

#33 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#76 of all 2019 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. The MINI Countryman has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). MINI offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2019 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 2019 MINI Countryman has a score of 81, implying a 0.04% chance of driver death (3.6% 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 2019 MINI Countryman has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0403% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.6069%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0403% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.6069% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 MINI Countryman is 13% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 MINI Countryman is 20% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2019 MINI Countryman offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 4%.

But it is safer than many comparable models.

9162M. Eclipse CrossHyundai TucsonSubaru CrosstrekNissan Rogue SportJeep RenegadeMazda CX-5MINI CooperJeep CompassMINI CountrymanFIAT 500LVolkswagen GTIBuick EncoreComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 MINI Countryman with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 91. The 2019 MINI Countryman is safer than the 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, the 2019 Hyundai Tucson, the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek, the 2019 Nissan Rogue Sport, the 2019 Jeep Renegade, the 2019 Buick Encore, and the 2019 Volkswagen GTI and less safe than the 2019 Mazda CX-5. It is about as safe as the 2019 FIAT 500L and the 2019 Jeep Compass.

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