2014 Fiat 500L Vs. Mini Cooper Countryman

Between the birth of our country and today, the percentage of people living in rural instead of urban settings has reversed, with now more than 80 per cent of Canadians being city dwellers. So if you’re in the majority of Canadian families living in a city, it only makes sense to consider a city friendly-family vehicle.

Two of the best examples are the new-for-2014 Fiat 500L and Mini Cooper Countryman. Both are so-called urban SUVs offering just a bit more room and design panache than run-of-the-mill small cars. So we asked: Which one is the better urban family vehicle?

First Place: 2014 Fiat 500L