What does SD mean on MINI Countryman?

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MINI has introduced a new SD ‘performance diesel’ engine that offers more power but virtually unchanged economy and emissions compared to the standard diesel, and it’s new throughout the MINI range; we tested it in the Countryman.

What does SD stand for in Mini Cooper?

The Mini Cooper SD, the high performance diesel variant of the ever-popular small car. It’s not only the Mini’s most powerful diesel option yet, but the biggest engine in its 54-year history.

What is the difference between Mini Cooper S and SD?

The Mini Cooper SD is the same car as the S. It shares the same chassis, the same suspension, the same transmission, the same seats, the same cabin, the same switchgear, the same tyres, but one thing it does not share is the S’s 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol four-pot.

What engine is in a Mini Countryman?

Buyers opting for the Countryman Cooper S version will find a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine producing 176bhp and 280Nm of torque.

What does all 4 mean on a mini?

ALL4 Your Next Adventure. With 7 MINI vehicles outfitted with ALL4 all-wheel drive, go ahead and choose the scenic route. The MINI Countryman & MINI Clubman with ALL4 all-wheel drive gives you all the control you need for all roads in all seasons.

Is the Mini Cooper S petrol or diesel?

The Cooper S is sportier than the Cooper, and comes in two forms: a 189bhp 2.0-litre twin-turbo petrol and 170bhp 2.0-litre SD diesel. The extra power means driving enjoyment is given a boost, not least because everything happens at a faster rate.

Is the Mini Countryman Cooper SD a sporty car?

If you want a sporty Countryman, have the 192bhp Cooper S petrol and put up with 35mpg rather than 45mpg (Mini claims 57.6mpg and 129g/km for the All4), and if you want a sensible Countryman, back off the speed and spec and have a Cooper D (65.7mpg and 113g/km). Is the Cooper SD not as comfortable as the D then?

What is the fuel economy of a Mini Countryman?

What is the fuel economy, Mini Countryman (R60) Cooper SD 2.0 (143 Hp) ALL4? How ECO is the car, Mini Countryman Cooper SD 2.0 (143 Hp) ALL4?

What does acceleration feel like in a mini?

Acceleration stumbling is a somewhat scary experience – especially for drivers who’ve never encountered it before. When attempting to describe the experience to your MINI specialist, you might use words like “ hesitation ,” “ bucking ,” or “ stumbling ” to explain what the sensation feels like as you accelerate.

Can a Mini Countryman be used for camping?

Slide the seats forward, though, and that does vanish. Best treat your passengers, not your luggage. I reckon you’d get away with it for a short half-term break, but if your family is camping-inclined, add a roofrack. It’ll not only add carrying potential, but make the Countryman look cooler.