Mini Countryman Hybrid goes much further with a stronger battery
Mini has lifted the Countryman: There are now matrix LEDs, Digi-Cockpit and Euro 6d. AUTO BILD has already tested the plug-in hybrid version.
There is now a little more power in the electric motor
More steam: With a more powerful electric motor, the SE sprints from standstill to 100 km / h in 6.8 seconds.
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That came out most versatile model of the brand. The SE version we drove, the Plug-in hybrid Unfortunately, it is not allowed to pull trailers, whereas the S petrol engines can pull up to 1.8 tons. This is new to the SE: • the battery with 9.6 kWh capacity, two kWh more than before Electric motor on the rear axle now brings 70 instead of 65 kW power • For an additional charge of 170 euros, the driver looks at a virtual, calmly drawn cockpit. • The central display with fewer buttons, can be operated with both Rotary push button as well as by touch. The interesting thing about the facelift of such a plug-in hybrid is always the progress in things electric driving. So: speed controller to “Max E-Drive” and off you go.
The electric range is much more suitable for everyday use
More in it: Compared to the last test, the Countryman SE now comes twice as far electrically.
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While we the battery pack of the predecessor emptied after 25 kilometers in a test in 2017 (factory specification: 41 kilometers), we almost made it 50 kilometers (Factory specification: 55 to 61 kilometers), although we do electric top speed of 135 km / h execute briefly. Nothing has changed on Feeling of space: Inside is that Mini Countryman surprisingly maxi – it uses the basis of the BMW X1, with the same wheelbase. The longitudinally sliding rear seat costs (slightly lowered) 250 euros extra. LED lighting is now standard, glare-free Matrix LED with cornering lights costs 335 euros extra. The price rose by 416 38,017 euros (savings at carwowo.de up to 13,002 euros) – more than 5000 euros more expensive than the three-cylinder All4 petrol engine, overcompensated for by the SE 6750 euros Environmental bonus. For comparison: the technically identical (German brother) BMW X1 25e costs 44,500 euros (savings at carwow.de of up to 15,208 euros).
* Further information on the official fuel consumption and the official specific CO2 emissions and, if applicable, the power consumption of new cars can be found in the “Guide to Official Fuel Consumption”, which is available free of charge at all sales outlets and from “Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH” (www .dat.de).