MINI Countryman vs. BMW X1
Auto Express News published a recent article comparing the specifications of the forthcoming MINI Countryman and the BMW X1.

It’s the head-to-head that SUV buyers have been waiting for! Auto Express has brought MINI’s controversial new Countryman together with its stablemate, the BMW X1, in an exclusive compact 4×4 encounter.

So, how does the most radical and largest MINI ever compare with its BMW sibling? Well, the Countryman certainly wins on price – we can exclusively reveal that the entry-level Countryman One will kick off at £16,000, undercutting the X1 by a huge £7,325. In fact, even the range-topping model, the Cooper S ALL4, costs less than the cheapest X1 at £22,030.

Read the entire Countryman vs X1 in 4×4 battle article.