„(...) MINI is set to upgrade the range of the MINI Countryman Hybrid for the 2020 model year with production beginning in July 2019. Sources indicate that BMW will be giving the Countryman PHEV a increase in battery size from 7.6 kWh to 10.7 kWh. Officially we expect the electric only range to go from 16 miles to over 20 miles on a full charge.
Of course full electric use isn’t the Countryman Hybrid’s reason to be. That extra battery capacity will go along way in helping to give the car optimal performance for longer. In our experience the Countryman Hybrid constantly (and carefully) managed power output to always try and give you precisely what you need and nothing you don’t. The goal is always to preserve the range of the electric powertrain. That extra capacity will definitely help. (...)“