2012 Mini Coupe Roadster Convertible Owner's Manual

2012 Mini Coupe Roadster Convertible owners manual
Year:
2012
Make:
Mini
Model:
Coupe Roadster Convertible
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
9.38 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
17
Onboard computer
18
Vehicle equipment
18
The concept
18
Overview of operating elements
18
Operating principle
19
Status information
22
Letters and numbers
23
Vehicle equipment
23
Entering letters and numbers
23
Voice activation system
24
Vehicle equipment
24
The concept
24
Saying commands
24
Notes
26
CONTROLS
28
Opening and closing
29
Vehicle equipment
29
Keys/remote controls
29
Personal Profile
29
Central locking system
30
Opening and closing: from outside
30
Opening and closing: from inside
33
Tailgate
34
Alarm system
35
Comfort Access
37
Windows
39
MINI Convertible: Convertible top with integrated sliding sunroof
40
MINI Convertible: Wind deflector
44
MINI Roadster: Manual convertible top
45
MINI Roadster: Semi- automatic convertible top
47
MINI Roadster: Wind deflector
49
Adjustments
51
Vehicle equipment
51
Sitting safely
51
Seats
52
Head restraints
53
Seat heating
54
Safety belts
54
Mirrors
55
Steering wheel
56
Transporting children safely
57
Vehicle equipment
57
The right place for children
57
Child restraint systems, installation
57
LATCH child restraint fixing system
58
Driving
61
Vehicle equipment
61
Ignition lock
61
Start/Stop button
61
Starting the engine
62
Switching off the engine
62
Parking brake
63
Manual transmission
63
Automatic transmission with Steptronic
63
Turn signals/ headlamp flasher
66
Wiper system
67
Washer fluid
68
Cruise control
69
Controls overview
71
Vehicle equipment
71
Fuel gauge
71
Tachometer
71
Computer
72
Settings and information
74
Units of measure
75
Service requirements
76
Clock
77
Date
78
Check Control
78
Speed limit
80
Altering settings
81
Technology for driving comfort and safety
83
Vehicle equipment
83
Park Distance Control PDC
83
Driving stability control systems
84
Sport button
86
MINI Coupe, MINI Roadster: Automatic rear spoiler
86
Flat Tire Monitor FTM
88
Tire Pressure Monitor TPM
90
Airbags
94
MINI Convertible: Rollover protection system
96
Lamps
97
Vehicle equipment
97
Parking lamps/low beams
97
Adaptive Light Control
98
High beams/ roadside parking lamps
99
Front fog lamps
99
Instrument lighting
100
Interior lamps
100
Climate
102
Vehicle equipment
102
Air conditioner
103
Automatic climate control
104
Ventilation
107
Practical interior accessories
108
Vehicle equipment
108
Glove compartment
108
Connection for external audio device
109
Center armrest
109
Storage compartments
109
Cupholders and ashtray
110
Connecting electrical appliances
111
DRIVING TIPS
114
Things to remember when driving
115
Vehicle equipment
115
Break-in period
115
General driving notes
115
Cargo loading
117
Rear luggage rack
121
Saving fuel
121
NAVIGATION
124
Navigation system
125
Vehicle equipment
125
General information
125
Navigation data
125
Destination entry
127
General information
127
Manual destination entry
127
Address book
129
Last destinations
130
Special destinations
131
Entering the destination via map
132
Entering destination via voice
133
Planning a trip with intermediate destinations
134
Word-matching principle
135
Route guidance
136
Starting route guidance
136
Terminating route guidance
136
Continuing route guidance
136
Route criteria
136
Route
137
Map display
138
Destination guidance via voice instructions
140
Traffic information
140
What to do if…
144
ENTERTAINMENT
146
On/off and tone
147
Vehicle equipment
147
General information
147
Controls
147
Switching on/off
147
Adjusting volume
148
Tone control
148
Radio
150
Vehicle equipment
150
General information
150
AM/FM station
150
HD Radio™ reception
151
Stored stations
152
Satellite radio
152
CD player
158
Vehicle equipment
158
General information
158
Audio playback
158
External devices
160
Vehicle equipment
160
Overview
160
AUX-In connection
160
USB audio interface/ mobile phone audio interface
161
Bluetooth audio
164
Software update
167
COMMUNICATIONS
170
Hands-free device Bluetooth
171
Vehicle equipment
171
Overview
171
Pairing/unpairing mobile phone
171
Operation
174
Contacts
178
Mobile phone preparation Bluetooth
181
Vehicle equipment
181
Overview
181
Pairing/unpairing mobile phone
182
Operation
186
Operation by voice
190
Snap-in adapter
192
Office
194
Vehicle equipment
194
Overview
194
Current office
194
Contacts
195
Messages
197
Calendar
198
Tasks
199
Notes
199
Reminders
199
Using contact data
200
Reading aloud
200
What to do if…
200
MINI Connected
202
Vehicle equipment
202
Overview
202
Connecting a mobile phone
202
Using MINI Connected
203
MOBILITY
206
Refueling
207
Vehicle equipment
207
General
207
Fuel filler flap
207
Fuel specifications
208
Wheels and tires
210
Vehicle equipment
210
Tire inflation pressures
210
Tire coding
217
Tire condition
218
Run-flat tires
219
New wheels and tires
220
Snow chains
221
Engine compartment
222
Vehicle equipment
222
General information
222
Important parts of the engine compartment
222
Hood
223
Engine oil
223
Coolant
225
Maintenance
226
Vehicle equipment
226
MINI Maintenance System
226
Socket for On-Board Diagnosis OBD
227
Emissions
227
Care
228
Vehicle equipment
228
Car-care products
228
External care
228
Internal care
230
Vehicle storage
231
Replacing components
232
Vehicle equipment
232
Toolkit
232
Wiper blades
232
Lamps and bulbs
233
Repairing a flat tire
238
Changing wheels
240
Vehicle battery
242
Fuses
243
Giving and receiving assistance
244
Vehicle equipment
244
Roadside Assistance
244
First aid pouch
244
Warning triangle
244
Jump-starting
244
Tow-starting, towing away
245
REFERENCE
250
Technical data
251
Vehicle equipment
251
Engine data
251
Dimensions
252
Weights
258
Capacities
260
Short commands for the voice activation system
261
Vehicle equipment
261
General information
261
Useful short commands
261
CD/Multimedia
262
Radio
263
Telephone
264
Navigation
265
Vehicle information
267
Settings
267
Everything from A to Z
269
Index
269

FAQ about the 2012 Mini Coupe Roadster Convertible Manual

What contains the 2012 Coupe Roadster Convertible manual?

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

  • Best practice for driving your Mini Coupe Roadster Convertible
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Maintenance for your Mini Coupe Roadster Convertible, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

Where to download the 2012 Mini Coupe Roadster Convertible Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Mini Coupe Roadster Convertible 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 Coupe Roadster Convertible (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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