Instrument panel overview - left-hand drive
Instrument panel overview - right-hand drive
A. Lighting controls. See Lighting control.
B. Air vents. See Air vents.
C. Direction indicators. See Direction indicators. Telephone control buttons. See Telephone controls. Voice control buttons. See Using voice control.
D. Instrument cluster. See Gauges.
E. Information display controls. See Information displays.
F. Wiper lever. See Windscreen wipers.
G. Start Button. See Keyless starting.
H. Audio or navigation unit. See separate handbook.
I. Stability control (ESP)switch. See Using stability control.
J. Parking aid switch. See Using the parking aid.
K. Hazard warning flasher switch. See Hazard warning flashers.
L. Passenger airbag deactivation warning lamp. See Disabling the passenger airbag.
M. Heated windscreen and heated rear window switches. See Heated windows and mirrors.
N. Climate controls. See Manual climate control. See Automatic climate control.
O. Cigar lighter. See Cigar lighter.
P. Ignition switch. See Ignition switch.
Q. Cruise control and speed limiter switches. See Using cruise control. Adaptive cruise control switches. See Using ACC. Speed limiter switches. See Using the speed limiter.
R. Steering wheel adjustment lever. See Adjusting the steering wheel.
T. Cruise control and speed limiter switches. See Using cruise control. Adaptive cruise control switches. See Using ACC. Speed limiter switches. See Using the speed limiter.
U. Driver Knee airbag. See Principle of operation.
Passive locking and unlocking requires a valid passive key to be located within one of the three external detection ranges.
Unlocking the vehicle
Pull a door handle to unlock all the doors and the luggage compartment lid and disarm the alarm.
Locking the vehicle
See Keyless entry.
Adjusting the steering wheel
Never adjust the steering wheel when the vehicle is moving.
See Adjusting the steering wheel.
Single wipe A
Normal wipe C
High speed wipe D
High sensitivity A
Low sensitivity B
The headlamps will come on and go off automatically depending on the ambient light.
See Lighting control.
Electric folding mirrors
See Electric exterior mirrors.
Use the arrow buttons to navigate through the menus and press OK to make a selection.
See Information displays.
Manual climate control
Heating the interior quickly
Cooling the interior quickly
Defrosting and demisting the windscreen
See Manual climate control.
Automatic climate control
See Automatic climate control.
Engine idle speed after starting
The engine may idle at a higher speed than normal immediately after starting from cold.
See Starting the engine.
Press the start button.
See Keyless starting.
Diesel particulate filter (DPF)
Do not park or idle your vehicle over dry leaves, dry grass or other combustible materials. The DPF regeneration process creates very high exhaust gas temperatures and the exhaust will radiate a considerable amount of heat during and after DPF regeneration, and after you have switched the engine off. This is a potential fire hazard.
See Diesel particulate filter (DPF).
Fuel filler flap
Press the flap to open it. Open the flap fully until it engages.
Insert the fuel nozzle up to and including the first notch on the nozzle. Keep it resting on the cover of the fuel pipe opening.
We recommend that you wait at least 10 seconds before removing the fuel nozzle to allow any residual fuel to drain into the fuel tank.
Slightly raise the fuel nozzle to remove it.
See Fuel filler flap.
Selecting reverse gear
On some vehicles it is necessary to raise the collar whilst selecting reverse gear.
See Manual transmission.
Note: Do not press the brake pedal when removing the key from the ignition switch.
Selector lever positions
Apply the brakes before moving the selector lever and keep them applied until you are ready to move off.
Manual shifting and sport mode S
See Automatic transmission.
The system allows you to set a speed, to which the vehicle then becomes limited.
See Speed limiter.
Towing the vehicle on four wheels
For certain engine and transmission combinations, it is recommended not to tow the vehicle with the drive wheels on the ground.
See Towing the vehicle on four wheels.
Engine oil check
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