Designed to work with 2010-2016 Mini vehicles with factory fitted central 6.5″ display screen.
Retains full original factory info/radio displays on car screen, as well as full integration with factory central iDrive controls.
DIY installation is required, however detailed fitting instructions are included. Reversing camera is sold separately. This unit can also accept both front camera and reverse camera (sold separately) – Full 1 year warranty against defects with UK based email support.
Key advantages of the Unique Auto Developments CarPlay kit include
- Full wireless/wired CarPlay functionality for iPhone 5 or later.
- Full wireless/wired Android Auto functionality for compatible Android phone models.
- Screen mirroring function for iPhone and Android phones.
- Use your favourite phone apps for GPS navigation Apple Maps, Google Maps and Waze and be notified of the live traffic information
- Allows handsfree calling and messaging
- Voice control via Siri
- Inbuilt interface for front and rear cameras.
- Play music from your favourite phone apps, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, etc. Music comes out from Audi factory stereo system.
- Can be connected via both Bluetooth or USB port (included in the kit) to keep your phone charged at the same time
- The USB port included can also accept USB flash drive to play music and videos.
- Full iDrive control.
- We provide a UAD approved USB flash drive for software updates and detailed installation instructions in the box.
- One year warranty and lifetime email support.
Installation steps overview
- Remove factory fitted screen, remove trim surrounding radio unit, disconnect connectors below – temporarily remove.
- Undo 2 x torx bolts holding radio unit, pull out to reveal connections. Plug in our wiring (completely plug and play inline with factory connectors) stow interface box in space behind glovebox, route usb, install microphone, route cable for phone. Refit.
Frequently asked questions
1. Will this kit fit my car?
This is compatible with the below vehicles fitted with CIC 6.5″ system, the central screen should be surrounded by the speedometer. This will not fit later MINIs, please see our separate listing, If you are unsure of fitment please send your VIN to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compatibility is as follows –
Mini Hatch 2010 – 2014 6.5″
Mini Convertible 2010 – 2015 6.5″
Mini Countryman 2010 – 2016 6.5″
Mini Paceman 2010 – 2016 6.5″
Mini Clubman 2010 – 2015 6.5″
Mini Coupe 2010 – 2015 6.5″
Mini Roadster 2010 – 2015 6.5″
2. Will I have to change my original car screen or make wiring modifications?
This kit allows you to retain the factory fitted display screen in your car, and all wiring is plug and play, so no cutting wires etc.
3. Will sound come out of my car stereo?
Yes, this unit will allow music playback, and all sounds to be emitted through the car speakers, simply switch the original BMW radio to ‘AUX’ mode for playback.
4. Will it work with Left hand drive vehicles?
Yes, our kit is compatible with worldwide models.