What do you think of the Mini Countryman?

I am thinking of buying a Mini Countryman SD ALL4, I'm downsizing from a Range Rover Sport. Do you know of or had you heard of any problems with this vehicle? I know it will not be as capable in the snow as the RR, but from the things I have read it does seem more than capable than most crossover vehicles. Any other comments you may have regarding this vehicle would be very much appreciated.

Asked on 4 May 2013 by RW, Mirfield, W. Yorks

Answered by Honest John
In the snow they are great on cold weather tyres. I drove one in Austria (where they are built) at minus 20 degrees.
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