MINI Countryman vs. Nissan Kicks

Chili Red
VS
Aspen White/ Super Black

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$28,169 - $30,756
$17,317 - $19,936

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
134 hp
125 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5L I
1.6L DOHC 16V 4

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Not Available

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Not Available

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.4 in.
43.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 in.
40.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37.6 in.
33.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.5 in.
38.5 in.

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
Optional
Not Available

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Optional
Not Available

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Not Available

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.1 in.
103.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.4 ft.
34.1 ft.

Width

Width
71.7 in.
69.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3300 - 3543 .lbs
2639 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
134 hp
125 hp

Torque

Torque
162 ft. lbs.
115 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
16.1 gal.
10.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
23 - 33 mpg
16 - 18 mpg

City

City
22 - 24 mpg
31 mpg

Highway

Highway
32 - 34 mpg
36 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Not Available

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Not Available

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
MINI Countryman
Nissan Kicks

Body Style

Body Style
ALL4 Sport Utility - Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3300 - 3543 lbs.
2639 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 - 28 mpg.
33 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 - 24 mpg.
31 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 - 34 mpg.
36 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
MINI
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3
Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.5 L/91
1.6 L/98

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
205, _6AT04_, _8AT01_
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 8
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD
CVT w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.62, 3.82, 4.46, 5.25
4.01 - 0.46

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.93, 2.04, 2.51, 3.03
Not Available

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24, 1.37, 1.55, 1.95
Not Available

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97, 1.03, 1.14, 1.46
Not Available

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81, 0.85, 0.95, 1.22
Not Available

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67, 0.68, 0.79, 1.00
Not Available

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19, 3.54, 4.01, 4.14
3.77

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.75, 4.06, 4.12, 4.64
3.93

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3, 6.5, 6.8, 7.0
5.3

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
120

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
258 - 927
Not Available

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
258 - 927
Not Available

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
300
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
H, P225/45VR19, P225/50VR18, P225/55VR17
P205/60HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
H, P225/45VR19, P225/50VR18, P225/55VR17
P205/60HR16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 8 in.
16 X 6 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 8 in.
16 X 6 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft.
34.1 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Front Disc/Rear Drum

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Not Available

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.1 gal.
10.8 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 in.
40.7 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.4 in.
43.7 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in.
53 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.5 in.
38.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37.6 in.
33.2 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
54 in.
53.2 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.1 in.
103.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.7 in.
69.3 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
61.3 in.
62.4 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.4 in.
59.8 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.5 in.
60.4 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
49 ft³.
32.3 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
15.9 ft³.
25.3 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
15.9 ft³.
25.3 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
MINI
Kicks

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact Sport Utility
Subcompact Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.5
1.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
3
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4