Mini Cooper S Countryman 2016 Owners Manual PDF | Page 69

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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.
Overview
0 Lamps off / daytime running lights
1 Parking lights and daytime running lights
2 Low-beam headlights and welcome lights
3 Automatic headlight control, Adaptive Light
Control, daytime running lights, and wel‐
come lights
Parking lights/low
beams, headlight con‐
trol
General information
When the driver's door is opened with the igni‐
tion switched off, the exterior lighting is auto‐
matically switched off when the light switch is
in position 0, 2, or 3.
Switch on the parking lights if necessary, switch
position 1.
Parking lights
Switch position 1: the vehicle lights light up on
all sides.
Do not use the parking lights for extended peri‐
ods; otherwise, the battery may become dis‐
charged and it would then be impossible to
start the engine.
When parking, it is preferable to switch on the
one-sided roadside parking lights, refer to
page 70.
Low beams
Switch position 2: the low beams are lit when
the ignition is switched on.
Automatic headlight control
Switch position 3: the low beams are switched
on and off automatically depending on the am‐
bient light, e.g., in tunnels, in twilight, or if
there is precipitation. Adaptive Light Control is
active.
A blue sky with the sun low on the horizon can
cause the lights to be switched on.
The low beams remain switched on independ‐
ent of the ambient lighting conditions when
you switch on the front fog lights.
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Summary of Content

LampsVehicle 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.Overview0 Lamps off / daytime running lights1 Parking lights and daytime running lights2 Low-beam headlights and welcome lights3 Automatic headlight control, Adaptive LightControl, daytime running lights, and welcome lightsParking lights/lowbeams, headlight controlGeneral informationWhen the driver's door is opened with the ignition switched off, the exterior lighting is automatically switched off when the light switch isin position 0, 2, or 3.Switch on the parking lights if necessary, switchposition 1.Parking lightsSwitch position 1: the vehicle lights light up onall sides.Do not use the parking lights for extended periods; otherwise, the battery may become discharged and it would then be impossible tostart the engine.When parking, it is preferable to switch on theone-sided roadside parking lights, refer topage 70.Low beamsSwitch position 2: the low beams are lit whenthe ignition is switched on.Automatic headlight controlSwitch position 3: the low beams are switchedon and off automatically depending on the ambient light, e.g., in tunnels, in twilight, or ifthere is precipitation. Adaptive Light Control isactive.A blue sky with the sun low on the horizon cancause the lights to be switched on.The low beams remain switched on independent of the ambient lighting conditions whenyou switch on the front fog lights.Seite 69LampsCONTROLS69Online Edition for Part no. 01 40 2 964 433 - VI/15