2012 Mini Countryman Owner's Manual

2012 Mini Countryman owners manual
Year:
2012
Make:
Mini
Model:
Countryman
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
4.62 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
4
Notes
5
Using this Owner's Manual
5
Symbols used
5
Vehicle equipment
5
Status of this Owner's Manual at time of printing
5
For your safety
6
Service and warranty
7
Reporting safety defects
7
AT A GLANCE
10
Cockpit
11
Vehicle equipment
11
Around the steering wheel
11
Displays
13
Indicator and warning lamps
14
Around the center console
15
Around the headliner
16
Onboard computer
17
Vehicle equipment
17
The concept
17
Overview of operating elements
17
Operating principle
18
Status information
20
Letters and numbers
21
Vehicle equipment
21
Entering letters and numbers
21
Voice activation system
22
Vehicle equipment
22
The concept
22
Saying commands
22
Notes
24
CONTROLS
26
Opening and closing
27
Vehicle equipment
27
Keys/remote controls
27
Personal Profile
27
Central locking system
28
Opening and closing: from outside
28
Opening and closing: from inside
31
Tailgate
31
Alarm system
32
Comfort Access
33
Glass roof, electric
35
Windows
36
Adjustments
38
Vehicle equipment
38
Sitting safely
38
Seats
39
Head restraints
40
Seat heating
41
Safety belts
41
Mirrors
43
Steering wheel
44
Transporting children safely
45
Vehicle equipment
45
The right place for children
45
Child restraint systems, installation
45
LATCH child restraint fixing system
46
Securing doors and windows
48
Driving
49
Vehicle equipment
49
Ignition lock
49
Start/Stop button
49
Starting the engine
50
Switching off the engine
50
Parking brake
51
Manual transmission
51
Automatic transmission with Steptronic
51
Turn signals/ headlamp flasher
54
Wiper system
54
Washer fluid
56
Cruise control
57
Controls overview
59
Vehicle equipment
59
Fuel gauge
59
Tachometer
59
Computer
60
Settings and information
61
Units of measure
63
Service requirements
63
Clock
65
Date
66
Check Control
66
Speed limit
68
Altering settings
68
Technology for driving comfort and safety
70
Vehicle equipment
70
Park Distance Control PDC
70
Driving stability control systems
71
Sport button
73
Flat Tire Monitor FTM
74
Tire Pressure Monitor TPM
76
Airbags
79
Lamps
82
Vehicle equipment
82
Parking lamps/low beams
82
Adaptive Light Control
83
High beams/ roadside parking lamps
84
Front fog lamps
84
Instrument lighting
84
Interior lamps
85
Climate
86
Vehicle equipment
86
Air conditioner
87
Automatic climate control
88
Ventilation
90
Practical interior accessories
91
Vehicle equipment
91
Integrated universal remote control
91
Digital compass
93
Glove compartment
95
Connection for external audio device
95
Center armrest
95
Storage compartments
96
Cupholders and ashtray
98
Connecting electrical appliances
98
DRIVING TIPS
100
Things to remember when driving
101
Vehicle equipment
101
Break-in period
101
General driving notes
101
Cargo loading
103
Expanding cargo area
103
Roof-mounted luggage rack
108
Rear luggage rack
108
Saving fuel
108
Driving on poor roads
109
NAVIGATION
112
Navigation system
113
Vehicle equipment
113
General information
113
Navigation data
113
Destination entry
115
General information
115
Manual destination entry
115
Address book
117
Last destinations
118
Special destinations
119
Entering the destination via map
120
Entering destination via voice
121
Planning a trip with intermediate destinations
122
Word-matching principle
123
Route guidance
124
Starting route guidance
124
Terminating route guidance
124
Continuing route guidance
124
Route criteria
124
Route
125
Map display
126
Destination guidance via voice instructions
128
Traffic information
128
What to do if…
132
ENTERTAINMENT
134
On/off and tone
135
Vehicle equipment
135
General information
135
Controls
135
Switching on/off
135
Adjusting volume
136
Tone control
136
Radio
138
Vehicle equipment
138
General information
138
AM/FM station
138
HD Radio™ reception
139
Stored stations
140
Satellite radio
140
CD player
145
Vehicle equipment
145
General information
145
Audio playback
145
External devices
147
Vehicle equipment
147
Overview
147
AUX-In connection
147
USB audio interface/ mobile phone audio interface
148
Bluetooth audio
151
Software update
154
COMMUNICATIONS
158
Hands-free device Bluetooth
159
Vehicle equipment
159
Overview
159
Pairing/unpairing mobile phone
159
Operation
162
Contacts
166
Mobile phone preparation Bluetooth
168
Vehicle equipment
168
Overview
168
Pairing/unpairing mobile phone
169
Operation
173
Operation by voice
177
Snap-in adapter
179
Office
181
Vehicle equipment
181
Overview
181
Current office
181
Contacts
182
Messages
184
Calendar
185
Tasks
186
Notes
186
Reminders
186
Using contact data
187
Reading aloud
187
What to do if…
187
MINI Connected
189
Vehicle equipment
189
Overview
189
Connecting a mobile phone
189
Using MINI Connected
190
MOBILITY
192
Refueling
193
Vehicle equipment
193
General information
193
Fuel filler flap
193
Fuel specifications
194
Wheels and tires
195
Vehicle equipment
195
Tire inflation pressures
195
Tire identification marks
199
Tire condition
200
Run-flat tires
201
New wheels and tires
201
Snow chains
202
Engine compartment
203
Vehicle equipment
203
General information
203
Important parts of the engine compartment
203
Hood
204
Engine oil
204
Coolant
206
Maintenance
207
Vehicle equipment
207
MINI Maintenance System
207
Socket for On-Board Diagnosis OBD
208
Emissions
208
Care
209
Vehicle equipment
209
Car-care products
209
External care
209
Internal care
211
Vehicle storage
212
Replacing components
213
Vehicle equipment
213
Wiper blades
213
Lamps and bulbs
213
Repairing a flat tire
217
Changing wheels
220
Vehicle battery
221
Fuses
221
Giving and receiving assistance
223
Vehicle equipment
223
Roadside Assistance
223
First aid pouch
223
Warning triangle
223
Jump-starting
223
Tow-starting, towing away
224
REFERENCE
228
Technical data
229
Vehicle equipment
229
Engine data
229
Dimensions
230
Weights
231
Capacities
232
Short commands for the voice activation system
233
Vehicle equipment
233
General information
233
Useful short commands
233
CD/Multimedia
234
Radio
235
Telephone
236
Office
236
Navigation
237
Vehicle information
239
Settings
239
Everything from A to Z
241
Index
241

FAQ about the 2012 Mini Countryman Manual

What contains the 2012 Countryman manual?

The Mini Countryman owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Mini to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Mini Countryman. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Mini Countryman 2012 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2012 Mini Countryman Owners Manual?

The Mini Countryman owner manual for the 2012 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Mini Countryman year 2012 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2012 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Mini Countryman (2012) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2012 is available in English.

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