MINI Countryman Plug-in Hybrid Explained: Features, Specs & More
An SUV with the latest in technology and adapted to modern times. The MINI Countryman Plug-in Hybrid offers its driver much beyond its Zero Emissions label.
The purchase of a vehicle is the second big investment that a family takes during their life, after the house. Succeed in the acquisition of the car is important, and more in the times that are in which the obstacles to the car do not stop growing. In this context, the MINI Countryman Plug-in Hybrid has plenty of reasons to convince you.
Beyond its MINI character, which you perceive as soon as you sit behind the wheel of this chameleonic SUV plug-in, the advantages of its plug-in hybrid mechanics are advantages for you in your day-to-day life in the city. Its latest technology is for your benefit and that of your family while you are in the car, increasing your safety if we talk about the driving assistants (in addition to the 4×4 drive), comfort and connectivity to your smartphones in this world so modern and hyper-connected in which we live.
MINI COUNTRYMAN PLUG-IN HYBRID: OFFERS YOU ADVANTAGES IN YOUR DAILY LIFE
This MINI Countryman has a plug-in hybrid mechanic that allows you to earn the Zero Emissions label of the DGT. Thanks to them, you can access the central areas of cities where there are restrictions, forget about the fashionable anti-pollution protocols, park for free in the regulated parking areas of cities and use high occupancy routes, such as the HOV lane of the A6 in Madrid or the C-58 in Barcelona.
Your pocket will also thank you , since you are exempt from paying the registration tax, in some cities you have discounts of up to 75 percent on the Circulation Tax (in Madrid, Barcelona or Palma de Mallorca, for example) and you will have bonuses in many toll sections that have ECO Via T, being free for the driver of the Countryman Hybrid.
MINI COUNTRYMAN PLUG-IN HYBRID: 41 KM WITHOUT SPENDING GAS
The Countryman Plug-in Hybrid has a lithium-ion battery of 7.7 kWh capacity, capable of recharging itself in a very short time in recharging points located – increasingly more – in cities and shopping centers, or even in a normal plug you have at home. Its autonomy in a hundred percent electric mode is 41 kilometers, more than enough for the number of daily kilometers that the average Spanish driver usually performs when he goes to work.
And if you run out of electricity, you always have a gas tank to save your back … and to continue recharging the batteries during use. The mechanics of the MINI Countryman Hybrid are formed, first, a gasoline engine of 1.5 liters and 136 HP, which in combination with an electric motor and advanced management programs and use of energy develop a combined power of 224 HP. Its combined consumption is only 2.4 liters per 100 kilometers, and it’s level of emissions of 55 g / km.
Top Notch Technology
The whole mechanical framework of the MINI Countryman Plug-in Hybrid starts from a great technological development, but there is much more. In the visible, in what the driver can touch and can see inside the cabin, the Countryman offers a lot of security and a lot of connectivity.
On the dashboard sends a touch screen , which can be 6.5 inches or 8.8 inches, depending on the multimedia system you choose. You can add a modern navigation system and the ” CONNECTED MEDIA “, with real-time traffic alerts, prices of the nearest gas stations, intelligent emergency call, Apple CarPlay connectivity to listen to music from your iPhone, which you can charge thanks to a wireless recharging system.
As for the driving assistants that help you win in safety, the plug-in hybrid SUV can add active cruise control and with brake control, front and rear parking sensors, emergency brake system “Driving Assistance”, parking assistant (the driver will only have to accelerate and brake to park, the car will move the steering wheel itself, HiFi Harman/Kardon loudspeaker system for more quality sound in the passenger compartment and much more.