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Vehicle features and op‐
tions
This chapter describes all standard, country-
specific and optional features offered with the
series. It also describes features that are not
necessarily available in your car, e. g., due to
the selected options or country versions. This
also applies to safety-related functions and sys‐
tems.
When using the features and systems described
here, adhere to local regulations.
Sitting safely
The ideal seating position can make a vital con‐
tribution to relaxed, fatigue-free driving.
The seating position plays an important role in
an accident in combination with:
Safety belts, refer to page 38
Head restraints, refer to page 41.
Airbags, refer to page 74.
Seats
Note before adjusting
WARNING
Seat adjustments while driving can lead
to unexpected movements of the seat. Vehicle
control could be lost. There is risk of an acci‐
dent. Only adjust the side on the driver's side
when the vehicle is stationary.
WARNING
With a backrest inclined too far to the
rear, the protective effect of the safety belt
cannot be ensured anymore. There is a danger
of sliding under the safety belt in an accident.
There is risk of injuries or danger to life. Adjust
the seat prior to starting the trip. Adjust the
backrest in an as upright position as possible
and do not adjust again while driving.
WARNING
There is risk of jamming when moving the
seats. There is risk of injuries or risk of property
damage. Make sure that the area of movement
of the seat is clear prior to any adjustment.
Front seat adjustment
Forward/backward
Pull the lever, arrow 1, and slide the seat into
the desired position, arrows 2.
After releasing the lever, move the seat forward
or back slightly to make sure it engages prop‐
erly.
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Mini Cooper S Countryman 2016 Owners Manual Summary of Content

AdjustingVehicle features and optionsThis chapter describes all standard, country-specific and optional features offered with theseries. It also describes features that are notnecessarily available in your car, e. g., due tothe selected options or country versions. Thisalso applies to safety-related functions and systems.When using the features and systems describedhere, adhere to local regulations.Sitting safelyThe ideal seating position can make a vital contribution to relaxed, fatigue-free driving.The seating position plays an important role inan accident in combination with: Safety belts, refer to page 38 Head restraints, refer to page 41. Airbags, refer to page 74.SeatsNote before adjustingWARNINGSeat adjustments while driving can leadto unexpected movements of the seat. Vehiclecontrol could be lost. There is risk of an accident. Only adjust the side on the driver's sidewhen the vehicle is stationary.WARNINGWith a backrest inclined too far to therear, the protective effect of the safety beltcannot be ensured anymore. There is a dangerof sliding under the safety belt in an accident.There is risk of injuries or danger to life. Adjustthe seat prior to starting the trip. Adjust thebackrest in an as upright position as possibleand do not adjust again while driving.WARNINGThere is risk of jamming when moving theseats. There is risk of injuries or risk of propertydamage. Make sure that the area of movementof the seat is clear prior to any adjustment.Front seat adjustmentForward/backwardPull the lever, arrow 1, and slide the seat intothe desired position, arrows 2.After releasing the lever, move the seat forwardor back slightly to make sure it engages properly.Seite 36CONTROLSAdjusting36Online Edition for Part no. 01 40 2 964 433 - VI/15