Automatic climate control

Automatic climate control
Automatic climate control

The system controls the temperature, amount and distribution of the air flow automatically and adjusts them according to the driving and weather conditions.

Press the AUTO button to switch auto mode on.

The system in your vehicle is dual-zone automatic climate control. When the system is in mono mode, all the temperature zones are linked to the driver's zone. When you switch mono mode off, the dual-zone system allows you to set different temperatures for the driver's and front passenger's side.

Note: Avoid adjusting the settings when the vehicle interior is extremely hot or cold. The automatic climate control adjusts to the current circumstances automatically. For the system to function properly, the side and centre vents should be fully open.

Note: At low outside temperatures, when the system is in auto mode, the air stream will be directed to the windscreen and the side windows as long as the engine is cold.

Note: For information on the automatic climate control, on vehicles fitted with a combined Navigation and automatic climate control system, see separate handbook.

Setting the temperature
Setting the temperature

You can set the temperature between 16ºC (61ºF) and 28ºC (82ºF) in steps of 0.5ºC (1ºF). In position LO (below 16ºC [61ºF]) the system will switch to permanent cooling, in position HI (above 28ºC [82ºF]) to permanent heating, and will not regulate a stable temperature.

Mono mode

In mono mode, the temperature settings for both the drivers and passengers side are linked. If you adjust the temperature using the rotary control on the drivers side, the same temperature will be set for the passengers side. MONO is shown in the display.

To switch mono mode off

Select a temperature for the passengers side using the rotary control on the passengers side. Mono mode will switch off and MONO disappears from the display. The temperature for the drivers side will remain unchanged. You can now adjust the driver's and passenger's side temperatures independently of each other. The temperatures are shown in the display. You can set a difference of up to 4ºC (7ºF).

Note: If you set a difference of greater than 4C (7ºF), the temperature on the other side will be adjusted so that the difference remains at 4C (7ºF).

Note: If you set one of the sides to HI or LO, both sides will be set to HI or LO.

To switch mono mode back on
To switch mono mode back on

Press the MONO button. MONO is shown in the display, and the passengers side temperature will be adjusted to the drivers side temperature.

Blower

High speed
High speed

Low speed
Low speed

Use the buttons to adjust the blower speed.

The blower setting is shown in the display.

To return to auto mode, press the AUTO


To return to auto mode, press the AUTO button.

Air distribution

To adjust air distribution, press the desired button. Any combination of settings can be selected simultaneously.

Footwell A
Footwell A
Face level B
Windscreen C

Windscreen defrosting and demisting
Windscreen defrosting and demisting

When you select windscreen defrosting and demisting, A, B and C switch off automatically and the air conditioning switches on. Outside air will flow into the vehicle. You cannot select recirculated air.

The blower speed and the temperature control operate automatically and cannot be adjusted manually. The blower is set to high speed and the temperature to HI.

When you select windscreen defrosting and demisting, the heated screens switch on automatically and switch off after a short time.

To return to auto mode, press the AUTO button.

Note: To defrost or demist the rear side windows, adjust the rear air vents. See Air vents.

Switching the air conditioning on and off
Switching the air conditioning on and off

Press the button. A/C OFF or A/C ON is shown in the display.

Recirculated air
Recirculated air

Press the button to change between automatic mode and recirculated air.

Note: When the system is in auto mode and the interior and exterior air temperatures are quite hot, the system selects recirculated air automatically to maximise cooling of the interior. Once the selected temperature is reached, the system will automatically reselect automatic mode.

Switching the automatic climate control on and off
Switching the automatic climate control on and off

Use the buttons to switch the system on and off.

When switched off, the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system is switched off and recirculated air is selected.

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