MINI Countryman vs rivals - specifications

 MINI Cooper D CountrymanSkoda Yeti 2.0 TDI CR 140 SE 4x4Audi A3 Sportback TDI SE S tronic
n the road price/total as tested£19,875/£26,430£19,830/£23,260£22,285/£25,010
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)N/A£8,270/41.7%£11,188/50.2%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£716/£1,431£912/£1,824£802/£1,605
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)*£1,116/£1,859£1,364/£2,274£1,116/£1,859
Ins. grp./quote/road tax band/cost16/£322/D/£9016/£393/G/£15523/£508/D/£90
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£200 (5yr/50,000 tlc)£92/£185/£199£25 per month**
Length/wheelbase4,097/2,595mm4,233/2,578mm4,292/2,578mm
Height/width1,561/1,789mm1,691/1,793mm1,423/1,765mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,598cc4cyl in-line/1,968cc4cyl in-line/1,968cc
Peak power 110/4,000 bhp/rpm138/4,200 bhp/rpm138/4,200 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 270/1,750 Nm/rpm320/1,750 Nm/rpm320/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/4wd6-spd man/4wd6-spd DSG/2wd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel47 litres/run-flat60 litres/foam55 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 350/1,170 litres416/1,760 litres370/1,100 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,380/470/750kg1,530/545/2,000kg1,385/560/1400kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.6 metres/0.35CdN/A/N/A10.7 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs3yrs (60,000)/3yrs3yrs (60k)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/14812,500 miles/135Variable/135
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.19th/11th1st/2nd12th/18th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./pointsN/A92/78/46/54/3/1/72*
0-60/30-70mph10.3/10.5 secs9.8/9.8 secs9.2/10.2 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.5/6.7 secs4.0/6.2 secs3.6/5.0 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 8.6/12.4 secs8.3/11.6 secs6.8/9.0 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 112mph/2,000rpm118mph/1,950rpm130mph/2,150rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 50.0/37.1/9.1m47.6/35.2/8.5m46.5/34.5/8.6m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph68/48/62/71dB66/49/60/69dB65/49/63/72dB
Auto Express economy/range*N/A/596 milesN/A/622 milesN/A/697 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 53.3/60.1/57.6mpg39.8/53.3/47.1mpg48.7/64.2/57.6mpg
Claimed CO2/tax bracket129g/km/18%157g/km/23%129g/km/18%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/yesSeven/yes/£270Six/yes/£300
Auto box/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/£215£1,220/£390/yesYes/yes/£215
Climate ctrl/leather/heated seats£345/£675/£250Yes/£1,740/£205£375/£2,950/£250
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go£385/£590/no£410/£615/no£500/no/no
Sat-nav/CD/MP3/Bluetoot£995/yes/yes/£60£1,435/yes/yes/no£870/yes/yes/£245

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