2023 MINI Countryman  RealSafeCars81Safety Rating

#37 of 2023 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#103 of all 2023 vehicles

The Countryman, a mainstay of MINI's lineup since 2011, is a midsize wagon with seating up to 5. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. The MINI Countryman packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. MINI offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 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 2023 MINI Countryman has a score of 81, implying a 0.04% chance of driver death (3.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 MINI Countryman has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0403% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.5968%, 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 4.5968% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 MINI Countryman is 14% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2023 MINI Countryman is 20% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features on the 2023 MINI Countryman can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. The following active safety systems are included even on lower trims/versions of the 2023 MINI Countryman: Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) and Lane Departure Warning System.

A safety feature that may make a vehicle safer, even if not at the forefront of technological advances, should still be considered. Standard Cornering Headlights / Leveling Head Lamps points head lamps towards where the vehicle is heading, better lighting the road ahead.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9272Subaru CrosstrekSubaru ForesterMINI CountrymanVolkswagen TaosVolkswagen Golf GTIS. Crosstrek HybridAudi Q3Mazda CX-50Ford Bronco SportToyota RAV4Audi A3Lincoln CorsairComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 MINI Countryman with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 72 to 92. The 2023 MINI Countryman is safer than the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek and the 2023 Subaru Forester and less safe than the 2023 Toyota RAV4, the 2023 Ford Bronco Sport, the 2023 Mazda CX-50, and the 2023 Audi Q3. It is about as safe as the 2023 Volkswagen Taos, the 2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI, and the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

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