2020 MINI Countryman  RealSafeCars81Safety Rating

#29 of 2020 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#77 of all 2020 vehicles


The Countryman, part of MINI's lineup since 2011, is a midsize wagon with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. The Countryman has Apple Carplay, which should appeal to iPhone owners. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. MINI offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 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 2020 MINI Countryman has a score of 81, implying a 0.04% chance of driver death (3.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 MINI Countryman has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0402% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.5906%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0402% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.5906% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 MINI Countryman is 16% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2020 MINI Countryman is 22% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9363M. Eclipse CrossNissan Rogue SportKia SportageSubaru ForesterBuick EncoreVolvo XC40Mazda CX-5Volkswagen GTIVolkswagen GolfMINI CountrymanLexus UXAudi A3Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 MINI Countryman with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 93. The 2020 MINI Countryman is safer than the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, the 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport, the 2020 Kia Sportage, the 2020 Subaru Forester, and the 2020 Buick Encore and less safe than the 2020 Mazda CX-5 and the 2020 Volvo XC40. It is about as safe as the 2020 Audi A3 and the 2020 Lexus UX.

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