Quick start

Instrument panel overview

Left-hand drive
Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive
Right-hand drive

A. Air vents. See Air vents.

B. Multi-function lever: Direction indicators. See Direction indicators . Main beam. See Lighting control. See Voice control. See Trip computer.

C. Instrument cluster. See Gauges. See Warning lamps and indicators.

D. Start button. See Keyless starting.

E. Wiper lever. See Wipers and washers.

F. Multi functional display.

G. Audio unit. See Audio unit overview.

H. Door lock button. See Locking and unlocking.

I. Hazard warning flasher switch. See Hazard warning flashers.

J. Climate controls. See Climate control.

K. Card holder. or Parking aid warning lamp or switch. See Parking aid.

L. Card holder. or Passenger airbag deactivation warning lamp. See Disabling the passenger airbag.

M. Ignition switch.

N. Cruise control. See Using cruise control.

O. Horn.

P. Steering wheel adjustment. See Adjusting the steering wheel.

Q. Audio control. See Audio control.

R. Bonnet release lever. See Opening and closing the bonnet.

S. Lighting control. See Lighting control. Front fog lamps. See Front fog lamps. Rear fog lamp. See Rear fog lamps.S

Locking and unlocking

Unlocking the vehicle
Unlocking the vehicle

Unlock A
Lock B
Luggage compartment lid unlock C

Press the unlock button once to unlock the vehicle. See Programming the remote control.

Press the lock button once to activate central locking.

Press the lock button twice within three seconds to activate double locking.

Press the luggage compartment lid unlock button twice within three seconds to unlock the luggage compartment.

See Locking and unlocking.

Keyless entry
Keyless entry

Passive locking and unlocking requires a valid passive key to be located within one of the three external detection ranges.

Locking the vehicle
Locking the vehicle

Locking buttons are located on each of the front doors.

Press a locking button once.

Unlocking the vehicle
Unlocking the vehicle

Press a locking button once.

See Keyless entry.

Keyless starting
Keyless starting

Press the start button once.

Starting with automatic transmission

Note: Releasing the brake pedal during engine start will stop the engine cranking and return to ignition on.

1. Make sure the transmission is in P or N.

2. Fully depress the brake pedal.

3. Briefly press the start button.

Starting with manual transmission

Note: Releasing the clutch pedal during engine start will stop the engine cranking and return to ignition on.

1. Fully depress the clutch pedal.

2. Briefly press the start button.

See Keyless starting.

Adjusting the steering wheel

WARNING:
Never adjust the steering wheel when the vehicle is moving.

WARNING:


WARNING:
Make sure that you fully engage the locking lever when returning it to its original position.

See Adjusting the steering wheel.


See Adjusting the steering wheel.

See also:

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