2023 MINI Clubman vs 2023 MINI Countryman

2023 MINI Clubman vs 2023 MINI CountrymanYou know that you love the MINI lineup, but which one should you drive between the 2023 MINI Clubman and the

2023 MINI Countryman. With their distinctive styles, you’ll stand out among other rides around Rockland, Plymouth, and Weymouth, Massachusetts. So, South Shore MINI designed this comparison to pick the way you want to go.

MINI Clubman vs MINI Countryman: Interior

2023 MINI Countryman InteriorSince these vehicles resemble each other in many ways, you may not realize that they are indeed different. For instance, the MINI Countryman gives you standard leatherette seats. These can match the multifunction leather-wrapped sport steering wheel for a sleek look.

With the MINI Clubman, a handful of seating options surface. You could stick with leatherette or pick a combination of this and cloth. Or you could up the ante and get leather upholstery. This also can be matched with a leather-wrapped sport steering wheel, although it specifically comes tailored with Nappa leather.

Your personal style may come into play when selecting a moonroof. A Dual-Pane Panoramic Moonroof is available with the MINI Clubman. If you prefer one panel, the standard panoramic style in the MINI Countryman may be a better fit.

If you’re concerned about space, the MINI Countryman may be more your style. Although both vehicles rival each other in space, this car offers slightly more. For example, it provides more rear legroom at 37.6 inches. Its sibling model gives you 34.3 inches.

Here are some other comparable dimensions to check out:



MINI Countryman

MINI Clubman

Headroom (front/rear)

40.5 inches/38.3 inches

40.2 inches/38.0 inches

Shoulder Room (front/rear)

54.8 inches/54.0 inches

54.7 inches/52.8 inches


At their best, both vehicles come with very similar cargo space areas, so this may not be a factor. The MINI Clubman holds a maximum of 47.9 cubic feet, while the MINI Countryman carries slightly less at 47.6 cubic feet.

MINI Clubman vs MINI Countryman: Technology

MINI Clubman TechnologyBoth cars use 8.8-inch touchscreens, which work with your iPhone through Apple CarPlay®. You’ll be able to tap into your apps from your car. If you wish to charge your phone on the go, only the MINI Countryman can be equipped with a wireless phone charger.

Need a quick recap of your car’s operations? Don’t look down—look up! Exclusively found in this same car, you’ll discover an optional Head-Up Display that projects operational information onto your windshield.

MINI Clubman vs MINI Countryman: Performance

While the MINI Clubman only offers two 2.0L 4-cylinder engines, the MINI Countryman provides you with four choices. See them below:





1.5L 3-cylinder


162 lb-ft

2.0L 4-cylinder


206 lb-ft

2.0L 4-cylinder Valvetronic


331 lb-ft

1.5L 3-cylinder hybrid motor


284 lb-ft


Included with this listing is a hybrid model, so you’re offered plenty of efficiency. For more exacting drivers, the choices may satisfy you. Then again, are you looking for engine power or transmission versatility? The MINI Clubman can be equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7- or 8-speed automatic, depending on your needs. The MINI Countryman provides the latter two.

Which Will You Buy? 2023 MINI Clubman vs 2023 MINI Countryman

When you love the MINI lineup, you will be thrilled with either the 2023 MINI Clubman or the 2023 MINI Countryman. To ensure you have enough room in your Rockland, Plymouth, or Weymouth, MA, driveway, though, figure out which ride suits you best. Set up a test drive for both at South Shore MINI.