MINI Cooper Countryman vs. FIAT 500X
2022 MINI Cooper Countryman
At a Glance: MINI Cooper Countryman vs 500X

To enjoy a stylish and feature-rich subcompact, you can’t go wrong with the MINI Cooper Countryman or the FIAT 500X. That’s because they each have a lot to offer drivers like you in Darien, Norwalk, New Canaan, and Westport.

However, since you can only drive one, we’re here to help you pick out the luxury model that’s ideal for you. We’ll help you decide which vehicle that is in this 2022 MINI Cooper Countryman vs. FIAT 500X comparison. Discover their similarities and differences and contact the team at MINI of Fairfield County if you have any questions.



301hp | 177hp
MINI Cooper Countryman vs 500X
EPA-est. MPG


26CTY 33HWY | 24CTY 30HWY
MINI Cooper Countryman vs 500X


8.8 in. | 7 in.
MINI Cooper Countryman vs 500X
See the Difference for Yourself
2022 MINI Cooper Countryman
Performance & MPG

When it comes to performance, the MINI Cooper Countryman is fairly well-rounded. It has engaging handling along with several peppy engine options.

To gain maximum power, there’s the available 2.0L TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder engine. This one delivers 301 horsepower and 331 lb-ft of torque, which will help you easily pass other cars on the road.

2022 MINI Cooper Countryman
Fuel Economy

Unfortunately, the FIAT 500X doesn’t fare as well in the performance department. It only has one engine: a 1.3L MultiAir® Turbo 4-cylinder engine. It delivers just 177 horsepower and 210 lb-ft of torque.

Fuel economy, meanwhile, is close between these two automobiles. The MINI Cooper Countryman earns up to an EPA-estimated 26 city/33 highway MPG, while the 500X achieves an EPA-estimated 24 city/30 highway MPG. Plus, only the MINI Cooper Countryman offers an available plug-in hybrid configuration for even more efficient driving.

2022 MINI Cooper Countryman
Interior Space & Amenities

The MINI Cooper Countryman and the FIAT 500X may be subcompact vehicles, but they each offer plenty of room for five people.

As far as space, the MINI Cooper Countryman has 40.4 inches of front legroom and 37.6 inches of rear legroom. The 500X, on the other hand, has only 34.8 inches of rear legroom. While impressive, that extra room inside the MINI Cooper Countryman provides added comfort.

2022 MINI Cooper Countryman
Luxurious Design

Plus, the MINI Cooper Countryman also comes with a panoramic moonroof and offers available features, like power front seats and Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control for added comfort. You can also design your MINI Cooper Countryman with the luxury of available Chesterfield leather in shades of Malt Brown, Indigo Blue, or Satellite Grey.

The FIAT 500X does offer a Dual-Zone Climate Control system and power-adjustable seating, but it doesn’t come standard with a moonroof or offer the number of luxury options when designing your new vehicle that you’ll have with the MINI Cooper Countryman.

2022 MINI Cooper Countryman
Progressive Technologies

The MINI Cooper Countryman and the 500X offer plenty of technologies to help keep you connected and entertained. One of the more prominent features offered in both vehicles is Apple CarPlay™ smartphone integration.

Simply plug your compatible phone into the car’s USB port, and your favorite apps will appear on the display screen. This makes it easier to text, get directions, and more since you don’t need to handle your phone while driving.

2022 MINI Cooper Countryman
Safety Tech

They also both offer available handy navigation systems. With turn-by-turn directions and real-time traffic updates, you’ll get to your destination in no time at all.

However, the MINI Cooper Countryman comes with an 8.8-inch touchscreen, making it easy to see your various media options. Plus, the MINI Cooper Countryman is ready to provide more peace of mind and confidence while driving with its standard Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, and Park Distance Control sensors.

On the other hand, the FIAT 500X comes with a smaller, 7-inch touchscreen. While the interface is intuitive and easy to see, the touchscreen buttons are small and could prove harder to access. It also only offers parking assistance as an available feature and doesn’t have Lane Departure Warning or Forward Collision Warning.

2022 MINI Cooper Countryman vs FIAT 500X: Verdict

When it comes to these two luxury SUVs, you gain a stylish and fun-to-drive vehicle either way. With the MINI Cooper Countryman, though, you gain more power as well as better efficiency, added space, and innovative safety features.

If you want to experience this subcompact SUV for yourself near Darien, Norwalk, New Canaan, or Westport, don’t wait. Schedule a test drive at MINI of Fairfield County today!

All of the tools you need to move forward with experiencing a new 2022 MINI Cooper Countryman for yourself are conveniently available right here online.

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