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OPEL CORSA

Owner's Manual
Contents Introduction .................................... 2
In brief ............................................ 6
Keys, doors and windows ............ 22
Seats, restraints ........................... 36
Storage ........................................ 58
Instruments and controls ............. 76
Lighting ...................................... 115
Climate control ........................... 126
Driving and operating ................. 136
Vehicle care ............................... 190
Service and maintenance .......... 237
Technical data ........................... 240
Customer information ................ 255
Index .......................................... 262
2 Introduction

Introduction
Introduction 3

Vehicle specific data When this Owner's Manual refers to a ● The table of contents at the
workshop visit, we recommend your beginning of this manual and
Please enter your vehicle's data on Opel Service Partner. within each section shows where
the previous page to keep it easily the information is located.
accessible. This information is For gas vehicles we recommend an
available in the sections "Service and Opel Repairer authorised for ● The index will enable you to
maintenance" and "Technical data" servicing gas vehicles. search for specific information.
as well as on the identification plate. All Opel Service Partners provide ● This Owner's Manual depicts left-
first-class service at reasonable hand drive vehicles. Operation is
Introduction prices. Experienced mechanics similar for right-hand drive
Your vehicle is a designed trained by Opel work according to vehicles.
combination of advanced technology, specific Opel instructions. ● The Owner's Manual uses the
safety, environmental friendliness The customer literature pack should engine identifier code. The
and economy. always be kept ready to hand in the corresponding sales designation
This Owner's Manual provides you vehicle. and engineering code can be
with all the necessary information to found in the section "Technical
enable you to drive your vehicle Using this manual data".
safely and efficiently. ● This manual describes all options ● Directional data, e.g. left or right,
Make sure your passengers are and features available for this or front or back, always relate to
aware of the possible risk of accident model. Certain descriptions, the direction of travel.
and injury which may result from including those for display and ● The vehicle display screens may
improper use of the vehicle. menu functions, may not apply to not support your specific
your vehicle due to model language.
You must always comply with the variant, country specifications,
specific laws and regulations of the ● Display messages and interior
special equipment or
country that you are in. These laws labelling are written in bold
accessories.
may differ from the information in this letters.
Owner's Manual. ● The "In brief" section will give you
an initial overview.
Disregarding the description given in
this manual may affect your warranty.
4 Introduction

Danger, Warnings and Symbols


Cautions Page references are indicated with 3.
3 means "see page".
9 Danger Page references and index entries
refer to the indented headings given
Text marked 9 Danger provides in the section table of content.
information on risk of fatal injury.
We wish you many hours of
Disregarding this information may
pleasurable driving.
endanger life.
Adam Opel AG

9 Warning
Text marked 9 Warning provides
information on risk of accident or
injury. Disregarding this
information may lead to injury.

Caution
Text marked Caution provides
information on possible damage to
the vehicle. Disregarding this
information may lead to vehicle
damage.
Introduction 5
6 In brief

In brief Vehicle unlocking

Initial drive information

To open the tailgate, push the


touchpad switch below the brand
Press c to unlock the doors and load emblem.
compartment. Open the doors by Radio remote control 3 23, Central
pulling the handles. locking system 3 24, Load
compartment 3 27.
In brief 7

Seat adjustment Backrest inclination Seat height

Longitudinal adjustment

Turn handwheel. Do not lean on Lever pumping motion


backrest while adjusting. up : seat higher
Pull handle, slide seat, release Seat position 3 37, Seat adjustment down : seat lower
handle. Try to move the seat back and 3 38, Seat folding 3 39, Sport seat
forth to ensure that the seat is locked 3 39. Seat position 3 37, Seat adjustment
in place. 3 38.
Seat position 3 37, Seat adjustment
3 38.
8 In brief

Head restraint adjustment Seat belt Mirror adjustment


Interior mirror
Manual anti-dazzle

Press release button, adjust height, Pull out the seat belt and engage in
engage. belt buckle. The seat belt must not be
Head restraints 3 36. twisted and must fit close against the
body. The backrest must not be tilted
back too far (maximum approx. 25 °). To reduce dazzle, adjust the lever on
the underside of the mirror housing.
To release belt, press red button on
belt buckle. Interior mirror 3 31.
Seat position 3 37, Seat belts Automatic anti-dazzle
3 41, Airbag system 3 44. Depending on the version, there is an
automatic anti-dazzle interior mirror.
In brief 9
Exterior mirrors Steering wheel adjustment

Dazzle from following vehicles at


night is automatically reduced.
Select the relevant exterior mirror with Unlock the lever, adjust the steering
Automatic anti-dazzle interior mirror the rocker switch and adjust the
3 31. wheel, then engage the lever and
mirror with the control :. ensure it is fully locked.
Convex exterior mirrors 3 30, Do not adjust the steering wheel
Electric adjustment 3 30, Folding unless the vehicle is stationary and
exterior mirrors 3 30. the steering wheel lock has been
Heated exterior mirrors 3 31. released.
Airbag system 3 44, Ignition
positions 3 137.
10 In brief

Instrument panel overview


In brief 11
1 Turn and lane-change Parking assist ..................... 162 20 Ignition switch with
signals, headlight flash, Seat heating .......................... 40 steering wheel lock ............ 137
low beam and high beam .... 120 21 Horn ..................................... 78
Heated steering wheel .......... 77
Exit lighting ......................... 124 8 Anti-theft alarm system Driver airbag ........................ 47
Parking lights ...................... 121 status LED ........................... 28 22 Bonnet release lever .......... 192
9 Hazard warning flashers .... 119 23 Steering wheel adjustment . . 77
Buttons for Driver
Information Centre ................ 97 Control indicator for airbag 24 Light switch ........................ 115
2 Instruments .......................... 84 deactivation .......................... 92
Headlight range
3 Forward collision alert Control indicator for front adjustment ......................... 117
indicator ............................. 160 passenger seat belt ............. 91
Rear fog light ...................... 120
4 Driver Information Centre ...... 97 10 Colour-Info-Display ............ 102
5 Infotainment controls ........... 77 Graphic-Info-Display ........... 103 Fuse box ............................ 210
6 Windscreen wiper, 11 Centre air vents .................. 134 Brightness of instrument
windscreen washer 12 Side air vents, passenger panel illumination ................ 121
system, rear window side ..................................... 134 25 Power windows ..................... 32
wiper, rear window washer
13 Airbag deactivation switch 26 Exterior mirrors ..................... 30
system ................................... 78
(behind glovebox cover) ...... 49 27 Cruise control ..................... 157
7 Central locking system .......... 24
14 Glovebox .............................. 58
Speed limiter ...................... 159
City mode ............................ 156 15 Climate control system ........ 126
Forward collision alert ........ 160
Fuel selector ......................... 86 16 Power outlet .......................... 83
Eco button for stop-start 17 AUX input, USB input ........... 10
system ................................. 139
18 Selector lever,
Traction Control system ..... 154 transmission ....................... 148
Electronic Stability Control . 155 19 Parking brake ...................... 153
12 In brief
In brief 13
1 Turn and lane-change Parking assist ..................... 162 20 Ignition switch with
signals, headlight flash, Seat heating .......................... 40 steering wheel lock ............ 137
low beam and high beam .... 120 21 Horn ..................................... 78
Heated steering wheel .......... 77
Exit lighting ......................... 124 8 Anti-theft alarm system Driver airbag ........................ 47
Parking lights ...................... 121 status LED ........................... 28 22 Bonnet release lever .......... 192
9 Hazard warning flashers .... 119 23 Steering wheel adjustment . . 77
Buttons for Driver
Information Centre ................ 97 Control indicator for airbag 24 Light switch ........................ 115
2 Instruments .......................... 84 deactivation .......................... 92
Headlight range
3 Forward collision alert Control indicator for front adjustment ......................... 117
indicator ............................. 160 passenger seat belt ............. 91
Rear fog light ...................... 120
4 Driver Information Centre ...... 97 10 Colour-Info-Display ............ 102
5 Infotainment controls ........... 77 Graphic-Info-Display ........... 103 Fuse box ............................ 210
6 Windscreen wiper, 11 Centre air vents .................. 134 Brightness of instrument
windscreen washer 12 Side air vents, passenger panel illumination ................ 121
system, rear window side ..................................... 134 25 Power windows ..................... 32
wiper, rear window washer
13 Airbag deactivation switch 26 Exterior mirrors ..................... 30
system ................................... 78
(behind glovebox cover) ...... 49 27 Cruise control ..................... 157
7 Central locking system .......... 24
14 Glovebox .............................. 58
Speed limiter ...................... 159
City mode ............................ 156 15 Climate control system ........ 126
Forward collision alert ........ 160
Fuel selector ......................... 86 16 Power outlet .......................... 83
Eco button for stop-start 17 AUX input, USB input ........... 10
system ................................. 139
18 Selector lever,
Traction Control system ..... 154 transmission ....................... 148
Electronic Stability Control . 155 19 Parking brake ...................... 153
14 In brief

Exterior lighting Light switch with automatic light Headlight flash, high beam and
control low beam
Light switch

AUTO : automatic light control: headlight flash : pull lever


Turn light switch: exterior lighting is switched high beam : push lever
7 : lights off on and off automatically low beam : push or pull lever
8 : sidelights m : activation or deactivation of
the automatic light control High beam 3 117, Headlight flash
9 : headlights 3 117, High beam assist 3 118.
8 : sidelights
Fog lights 9 : headlights
Press buttons in light switch Automatic light control 3 116.
> : front fog lights
r : rear fog light
In brief 15
Turn and lane-change signals Hazard warning flashers Horn

lever up : right turn signal Operated by pressing ¨. Press j.


lever down : left turn signal Hazard warning flashers 3 119.
Turn and lane-change signals
3 120, Parking lights 3 121.
16 In brief

Washer and wiper systems Windscreen washer Rear window wiper

Windscreen wiper

Pull lever. Press the rocker switch to activate the


Windscreen washer system 3 78, rear window wiper:
HI : fast Washer fluid 3 195, Wiper blade upper switch : continuous
LO : slow replacement 3 198. operation
INT : interval wiping lower switch : intermittent
or operation
automatic wiping with rain middle position : off
sensor
OFF : off
For single wipe when the wiper is off,
press lever down to position 1x.
Windscreen wiper 3 78.
In brief 17
Rear window washer Climate control Demisting and defrosting the
windows
Heated rear window

Push lever.
Washer fluid is sprayed on the rear ● Set air distribution control to l.
window and the wiper wipes a few The heating is operated by pressing ● Press V.
times. Ü.
● Set temperature control to
Rear window wiper/washer 3 80. Heated rear window 3 33, heated warmest level.
windscreen 3 34.
● Set fan speed to highest level.
Heated exterior mirrors ● Switch on heated rear window Ü.
Pressing Ü also activates the heated ● Open side air vents as required
exterior mirrors. and direct them towards the door
Heated exterior mirrors 3 31. windows.
Climate control system 3 126.
18 In brief

Transmission Automatic transmission Manual transmission automated

Manual transmission

P : park R : reverse, engage only when


R : reverse vehicle is stationary
Reverse: with the vehicle stationary, N : neutral N : neutral
depress clutch pedal and press the D : drive D : automatic mode
release button on the selector lever M : manual mode M : manual mode
and engage the gear. < : press to upshift in manual mode < : upshift in manual mode
If the gear does not engage, set the ] : press to downshift in manual ] : downshift in manual mode
lever to neutral, release the clutch mode
Manual transmission automated
pedal and depress again; then repeat The selector lever can only be moved 3 148.
gear selection. out of P when the ignition is on and
Manual transmission 3 148. the brake pedal is applied. To engage
P or R, press the release button.
Automatic transmission 3 144.
In brief 19

Starting off Starting the engine ● Diesel engines: turn the key to
position 2 for preheating and wait
Check before starting off until control indicator !
extinguishes.
● Tyre pressure and condition
3 213, 3 253. ● Turn the key to position 2 for
preheating and wait until control
● Engine oil level and fluid levels indicator ! extinguishes.
3 193.
● Turn key to position 3 and
● All windows, mirrors, exterior release.
lighting and number plates are
free from dirt, snow and ice and Starting the engine 3 138.
are operational.
● Proper position of mirrors, seats,
and seat belts 3 30, 3 37,
3 42. ● Turn key to position 1.
● Brake function at low speed, ● Move the steering wheel slightly
particularly if the brakes are wet. to release the steering wheel
lock.
● Manual transmission: operate
clutch and brake pedal.
Manual transmission automated:
operate brake pedal.
Automatic transmission: operate
brake pedal and move selector
lever to P or N.
● Do not operate accelerator pedal.
20 In brief
Stop-start system Release the brake pedal or move Parking
selector lever out of D to restart the
engine. Control indicator D 9 Warning
extinguishes.
Stop-start system 3 139. ● Do not park the vehicle on an
easily ignitable surface. The
high temperature of the
exhaust system could ignite the
If the vehicle is at a low speed or at a surface.
standstill and certain conditions are ● Always apply the parking
fulfilled, activate an Autostop as brake. Activate the manual
follows: parking brake without pressing
the release button. Apply as
Vehicles with manual transmission: firmly as possible on a downhill
● Depress the clutch pedal. slope or uphill slope. Depress
● Set the lever to neutral. brake pedal at the same time to
● Release the clutch pedal. reduce operating force.
An Autostop is indicated by the ● Switch off the engine.
control indicator D. ● If the vehicle is on a level
To restart the engine, depress the surface or uphill slope, engage
clutch pedal again. The control first gear or set the selector
indicator D extinguishes. lever to position P before
removing the ignition key. On
Vehicles with manual transmission an uphill slope, turn the front
automated: wheels away from the kerb.
If the vehicle is at a standstill with the If the vehicle is on a downhill
brake pedal depressed, Autostop is slope, engage reverse gear or
activated automatically, indicated by
control indicator D.
In brief 21

set the selector lever to position Caution


P before removing the ignition
key. Turn the front wheels After running at high engine
towards the kerb. speeds or with high engine loads,
● Close the windows and the operate the engine briefly at a low
sunroof. load or run in neutral for
● Remove the ignition key from approx. 30 seconds before
the ignition switch. Turn the switching off, in order to protect
steering wheel until the the turbocharger.
steering wheel lock is felt to
engage. Keys, locks 3 22, Laying-up the
vehicle for a long period of time
For vehicles with automatic 3 191.
transmission, the key can only
be removed when the selector
lever is in position P.
For vehicles with manual
transmission automated, the
key can only be removed from
the ignition switch when the
parking brake is applied.

● Lock the vehicle by pressing e on


the radio remote control.
Activate the anti-theft alarm
system 3 28.
● The engine cooling fans may run
after the engine has been
switched off 3 192.
22 Keys, doors and windows

Keys, doors and Windows ...................................... 32


Windscreen ............................... 32
Keys, locks
windows Manual windows ........................ 32 Keys
Power windows ......................... 32
Heated rear window .................. 33 Caution
Heated windscreen .................... 34
Keys, locks ................................... 22 Sun visors .................................. 34
Keys .......................................... 22 Do not attach heavy or bulky items
Car Pass .................................... 23 Roof ............................................. 34 to the ignition key.
Radio remote control ................. 23 Sunroof ...................................... 34
Memorised settings ................... 24 Replacement keys
Central locking system .............. 24 The key number is specified in the
Automatic locking ...................... 26 Car Pass or on a detachable tag.
Child locks ................................. 26
The key number must be quoted
Doors ........................................... 27 when ordering replacement keys, as
Load compartment .................... 27 it is a component of the immobiliser
Vehicle security ............................ 28 system.
Anti-theft locking system ........... 28 Locks 3 233.
Anti-theft alarm system .............. 28
Immobiliser ................................ 29 The code number of the adapter for
the locking wheel bolts is specified on
Exterior mirrors ............................ 30
a card. It must be quoted when
Convex shape ........................... 30
ordering a replacement adapter.
Electric adjustment .................... 30
Folding mirrors .......................... 30 Wheel changing 3 225.
Heated mirrors ........................... 31
Interior mirrors ............................. 31
Manual anti-dazzle .................... 31
Automatic anti-dazzle ................ 31
Keys, doors and windows 23
Key with foldaway key section Radio remote control Fault
If the central locking system cannot
be operated with the radio remote
control, it may be due to the following:
● The range is exceeded.
● The battery voltage is too low.
● Frequent, repeated operation of
the radio remote control while not
in range, which will require re-
synchronisation.
● Overload of the central locking
system by operating at frequent
Press button to extend. To fold the intervals, the power supply is
Used to operate: interrupted for a short time.
key, first press the button.
● central locking system ● Interference from higher-power
● anti-theft locking system radio waves from other sources.
Car Pass
● anti-theft alarm system Unlocking 3 24.
The Car Pass contains security-
related vehicle data and should The radio remote control has a range
of approx. 20 metres. It can be Basic settings
therefore be kept in a safe place.
restricted by external influences. The Some settings can be changed in the
When the vehicle is taken to a hazard warning flashers confirm Info-Display.
workshop, this vehicle data is needed operation.
in order to perform certain operations. Vehicle personalisation 3 107.
Handle with care, protect from
moisture and high temperatures and
avoid unnecessary operation.
24 Keys, doors and windows
Radio remote control battery Extend the key and open the unit The saved settings are automatically
replacement sideways. Replace the battery used the next time the memorised key
(battery type CR 2032), paying is inserted into the ignition switch and
Replace the battery as soon as the attention to the installation position. turned to position 1 3 137.
range reduces. Close the unit and synchronise. A precondition is that Personalization
by driver is activated in the personal
Radio remote control
settings of the Info-Display. This must
synchronisation be set for each key used.
After replacing the battery, unlock the Vehicle personalisation 3 107.
door with the key in the driver's door
lock. The radio remote control will be
synchronised when the ignition is Central locking system
Batteries do not belong in household
waste. They must be disposed of at switched on. Unlocks and locks doors, load
an appropriate recycling collection compartment and fuel filler flap.
point. Memorised settings A pull on an interior door handle
unlocks the respective door. Pulling
Whenever the key is removed from
the handle once more opens the door.
the ignition switch, the following
settings are automatically memorised Note
by the key: In the event of an accident in which
● lighting airbags or belt pretensioners are
deployed, the vehicle is
● electronic climate control automatically unlocked.
● presets for Infotainment system
Note
● central locking system Three minutes after unlocking with
● comfort settings the remote control, the doors are
relocked automatically if no door has
been opened.
Keys, doors and windows 25
Unlocking Unlocking and opening the tailgate
3 27.

Locking
Close doors, load compartment and
fuel filler flap.

Press e to lock.
Press c. Press c to unlock.
Two settings are selectable in the Delayed door lock
Info-Display: Switch off engine and remove key
● To unlock only the driver's door, from the lock. Press e with at least
load compartment and fuel filler one door opened and three chimes
flap; press c once. To unlock all Press e. will sound. When the last door is
doors; press c twice. If the driver's door is not closed closed, the vehicle will automatically
● Press c once to unlock doors, properly, the central locking system lock all doors after five seconds and a
load compartment and fuel filler will not work. feedback is given.
flap. After ten minutes, the vehicle will
Central locking buttons automatically lock all doors even if a
Vehicle personalisation 3 107.
Locks or unlocks doors, the load door is still open. This function may be
The setting can be saved for the key compartment and fuel filler flap from activated or deactivated in the Info-
being used. inside the passenger compartment. Display. Vehicle personalisation
Memorised settings 3 24. 3 107.
26 Keys, doors and windows
Fault in radio remote control Fault in central locking system Additionally, it is configurable to
system unlock the driver's door or all doors
Unlocking after the ignition is switched off and
Unlocking Manually unlock the driver's door by the ignition key is removed (manual
turning the key in the lock. The other transmission) or the selector lever is
doors can be opened by pulling the moved to position P (automatic
interior handle twice. The load transmission).
compartment and fuel filler flap Settings can be changed in the
cannot be opened. Info-Display.
To deactivate the anti-theft locking Vehicle personalisation 3 107.
system, switch on the ignition 3 28.
The settings can be saved for the key
Locking being used 3 24.
Press inside locking knob of all doors
except driver's door. Then close the Child locks
driver's door and lock it from the
outside with the key. 9 Warning
Manually unlock the driver's door by The fuel filler flap and tailgate cannot
turning the key in the lock. Switch on be locked. Use the child locks whenever
the ignition and press the central children are occupying the rear
locking button c to unlock the other seats.
doors, load compartment and fuel Automatic locking
filler flap. This security feature can be
By switching on the ignition, the anti- configured to automatically lock
theft locking system is deactivated. doors, load compartment and fuel
filler flap as soon as a certain speed
Locking is exceeded.
Manually lock the driver's door by
turning the key in the lock.
Keys, doors and windows 27

Doors Closing

Load compartment
Tailgate
Opening

Using a key or suitable screwdriver,


turn switch on rear door lock to the
horizontal position. The door cannot Use interior handle.
be opened from inside. Do not press the touchpad switch
whilst closing as this will unlock the
tailgate again.
Central locking system 3 24.
To open the tailgate, push the General hints for operating
touchpad switch below the brand tailgate
emblem.
9 Danger
Do not drive with the tailgate open
or ajar, e.g. when transporting
bulky objects, since toxic exhaust
28 Keys, doors and windows

gases, which cannot be seen or Vehicle security Activating


smelled, could enter the vehicle.
This can cause unconsciousness Anti-theft locking system
and even death.
9 Warning
Caution
Do not use the system if there are
people in the vehicle! The doors
Before opening the tailgate, check
cannot be unlocked from the
overhead obstructions, e.g. a
inside.
garage door, to avoid damage to
the tailgate. Always check the
moving area above and behind the The system deadlocks all the doors.
tailgate. All doors must be closed otherwise
the system cannot be activated.
Press e on the radio remote control
Note If the ignition was on, the driver's door twice within five seconds.
The installation of certain heavy must be opened and closed once so
accessories onto the tailgate may that the vehicle can be secured.
affect its ability to remain open. Unlocking the vehicle disables the
Anti-theft alarm system
mechanical anti-theft locking system. The anti-theft alarm system is
This is not possible with the central combined with the anti-theft locking
locking button. system.
It monitors:
● doors, tailgate, bonnet
● ignition
Keys, doors and windows 29
Activation Status during the first 30 seconds of The alarm can be silenced by
anti-theft alarm system activation: pressing any button on the radio
● Self-activated 30 seconds after remote control or by switching on the
locking the vehicle by pressing e LED illuminates : test, arming delay
LED flashes : doors, tailgate or ignition.
once.
quickly bonnet not The anti-theft alarm system can only
● Directly by pressing e twice completely closed, be deactivated by pressing c on the
within five seconds. or system fault radio remote control or by switching
on the ignition.
Status LED Status after system is armed:
A triggered alarm, which has not been
LED flashes : system is armed interrupted by the driver, will be
slowly indicated by the hazard warning
Seek the assistance of a workshop in lights. They will flash quickly three
the event of faults. times when the vehicle is unlocked
with the radio remote control.
Deactivation Vehicle messages 3 104.
Unlocking the vehicle by pressing c
deactivates anti-theft alarm system. Immobiliser
The system is not deactivated by The system is part of the ignition
unlocking the driver's door with the switch and checks whether the
key or with the central locking button vehicle is allowed to be started with
Status LED is integrated in the sensor in the passenger compartment. the key being used.
on top of the instrument panel. Alarm The immobiliser is activated
automatically after the key has been
When triggered, the alarm horn removed from the ignition switch.
sounds and the hazard warning lights
flash simultaneously. The number
and duration of alarm signals are
stipulated by legislation.
30 Keys, doors and windows
If the control indicator d flashes when
the ignition is on, there is a fault in the
Exterior mirrors Rocker switch in center position: no
mirror is selected to be adjusted.
system; the engine cannot be started. Convex shape
Switch off the ignition and repeat the Folding mirrors
start attempt. The convex exterior mirror contains
an aspherical area and reduces blind For pedestrian safety, the exterior
If the control indicator continues
spots. The shape of the mirror makes mirrors will swing out of their normal
flashing, attempt to start the engine
objects appear smaller, which will mounting position if they are struck
using the spare key and seek the
affect the ability to estimate with sufficient force. Reposition the
assistance of a workshop.
distances. mirror by applying slight pressure to
Note the mirror housing.
The immobiliser does not lock the
doors. You should always lock the
Electric adjustment
vehicle after leaving it.
Switch on the anti-theft alarm
system 3 24, 3 28.
Control indicator d 3 95.

Parking position
Select the relevant exterior mirror by The exterior mirrors can be folded in
pressing the rocker switch to the left by pressing gently on the outer edge
(L) or right (R). Then swivel the of the housing, e.g. when in a
control : to adjust the mirror. confined parking situation.
Keys, doors and windows 31

Heated mirrors Interior mirrors Automatic anti-dazzle


Manual anti-dazzle

Operated by pressing Ü. Dazzle from following vehicles at


Mirror heating works with the engine night is automatically reduced.
running. To reduce dazzle, adjust the lever on
It is switched off automatically after the underside of the mirror housing.
six minutes.
Pressing Ü once more during the
same ignition cycle allows the heating
to operate for another three minutes.
32 Keys, doors and windows

Windows Manual windows


The rear door windows can be
Windscreen opened or closed manually with the
window cranks.
Windscreen stickers
Do not attach stickers, e.g. toll road Power windows
stickers or similar, on the windscreen
in the area of the interior mirror. 9 Warning
Otherwise the detection zone of the
sensor in the mirror housing could be Take care when operating the
restricted. power windows. Risk of injury,
particularly to children.
Windscreen replacement Operate the switch in the door trim for
Be careful when closing the the respective window by pushing to
Caution windows. Ensure that nothing open or pulling to close.
becomes trapped in them as they
move. Open
If the vehicle has a front-looking
camera sensor for the driver Short push: window opens in stages.
assistance systems, it is very Operable with ignition on (position 2)
3 137. Long push: window opens
important that any windscreen automatically upto end position. To
replacement is performed Retained power off 3 138. stop movement, operate switch once
accurately according to Opel more.
specifications. Otherwise, these
systems may not work properly Close
and there is a risk of unexpected
behaviour and/or messages from Short pull: window closes in stages.
these systems.
Keys, doors and windows 33
Longer pull: window closes Fault Heated rear window
automatically upto end position. To
stop movement, operate switch once If the windows cannot be opened or
more. closed automatically, activate the
window electronics as follows:
Safety function 1. Close the doors.
If the window glass encounters 2. Switch on ignition.
resistance above the middle of the 3. Close the window completely and
window during automatic closing, it is operate the button for an
immediately stopped and opened additional five seconds.
again.
4. Open the window completely and
Override safety function operate the button for
one second further.
In the event of closing difficulties due 5. Repeat this procedure for each
to frost or the like, switch on the Operated by pressing Ü.
window.
ignition, then pull the switch several Rear window heating works with the
times to close the windows in stages. engine running.
Overload It is switched off automatically after
six minutes.
If the windows are repeatedly Pressing Ü once more during the
operated at short intervals, the same ignition cycle allows the heating
window operation is disabled for to operate for another three minutes.
some time.
34 Keys, doors and windows

Heated windscreen The integral mirrors should be closed


when driving.
Roof
A ticket holder is located on the Sunroof
backside of the sun visor.
9 Warning
Take care when operating the
sunroof. Risk of injury, particularly
to children.
Keep a close watch on the
movable parts when operating
them. Ensure that nothing
becomes trapped in them as they
move.
Operated by pressing Ü.
Windscreen heating works together Operable via a rocker switch with
with heated rear window and engine ignition on (position 2) 3 137.
running.
Retained power off 3 138.
It is switched off automatically after
six minutes.
Pressing Ü once more during the
same ignition cycle allows the heating
to operate for another three minutes.

Sun visors
The sun visors can be folded down or
swivelled to the side to prevent
dazzling.
Keys, doors and windows 35
Close Overload
Hold switch d depressed from any If the system is overloaded, the power
position until sunroof is closed supply is automatically cut-off for a
completely. Releasing the switch short time. The system is protected by
stops movement in any position. fuses in the fuse box 3 207.

Caution Initialising the sun roof


If the sunroof cannot be operated,
When using a roof rack, check the activate the electronics as follows:
free movement of the sunroof in with ignition on close the sunroof and
order to avoid damage. It is only hold d depressed for at least ten
permitted to raise the sunroof. seconds.
Raise
Note Seek the assistance of a workshop to
Hold switch ü depressed until the If the top of the roof is wet, tilt have the cause of the fault remedied.
sunroof is raised at the rear. sunroof, allow water to run off and
Open then open sunroof.
Do not affix any stickers to sunroof.
From raised position press and
release switch ü: the sunroof is Sunblind
opened automatically up to end
position. To stop movement before The sunblind is manually operated.
endposition, operate switch once Close or open the sunblind by sliding.
more. Sunblind is usable in each sunroof
position.
36 Seats, restraints

Seats, restraints Head restraints Adjustment


Front head restraints, height
Position adjustment
Head restraints ............................ 36
Front seats ................................... 37 9 Warning
Seat position .............................. 37
Seat adjustment ........................ 38 Only drive with the head restraint
Seat folding ............................... 39 set to the proper position.
Heating ...................................... 40
Seat belts ..................................... 41
Three-point seat belt ................. 42
Airbag system .............................. 44
Front airbag system ................... 47
Side airbag system .................... 48
Curtain airbag system ............... 49
Airbag deactivation .................... 49 Press release button, adjust height,
Child restraints ............................. 50 engage.
Child restraint systems .............. 50
Child restraint installation
locations ................................... 52
ISOFIX child restraint systems . . 56 The upper edge of the head restraint
Top-tether fastening eyes .......... 56 should be at upper head level. If this
is not possible for extremely tall
people, set to highest position, and
set to lowest position for small people.
Seats, restraints 37
Rear head restraints, height
adjustment
Front seats
Seat position
9 Warning
Only drive with the seat correctly
adjusted.

9 Danger

Press both catches, pull the head Do not sit nearer than 25 cm from
restraint upwards and remove. the steering wheel, to permit safe
airbag deployment.
Pull the head restraint upwards and Place the head restraint in a net bag
let engage. To move downwards, and secure the underside of the bag
press the catch to release and push with Velcro fasteners to the load 9 Warning
the head restraint downwards. compartment floor. A suitable net bag
is available from your workshop. Never adjust seats while driving as
Removal of rear head restraint they could move uncontrollably.
E.g. when using a child restraint
system 3 50.
38 Seats, restraints
● Sit with shoulders as far back Longitudinal adjustment
against the backrest as possible.
Set the backrest rake so that it is
possible to easily reach the
steering wheel with arms slightly
bent. Maintain contact between
shoulders and the backrest when
turning the steering wheel. Do
not angle the backrest too far
back. We recommend a
maximum rake of approx. 25°.
● Adjust seat and steering wheel in
● Sit with buttocks as far back a way that the wrist rests on top
against the backrest as possible. of the steering wheel while the
Adjust the distance between the arm is fully extended and Pull handle, slide seat, release
seat and the pedals so that legs shoulders on the backrest. handle. Try to move the seat back and
are slightly angled when fully ● Adjust the steering wheel 3 77. forth to ensure that the seat is locked
pressing the pedals. Slide the in place.
● Adjust the head restraint 3 36.
front passenger seat as far back
as possible. ● Adjust the height of the seat belt
3 42.
● Set seat height high enough to
have a clear field of vision on all
sides and of all display Seat adjustment
instruments. There should be at Drive only with engaged seats and
least one hand of clearance backrests.
between head and the roof
frame. Your thighs should rest
lightly on the seat without
pressing into it.
Seats, restraints 39
Backrest inclination Seat height Seat folding
Standard seat folding

Turn handwheel to adjust inclination. Lever pumping motion


Do not lean on backrest while up : seat higher
adjusting. down : seat lower Pull release lever towards the front
and fold backrest forwards. Then
slide seat forwards to the stop.
To restore, slide the seat backwards
to the stop. Lift backrest to upright
position without operating the release
lever. Allow backrest to engage.
40 Seats, restraints
Sport seat folding
9 Warning 9 Warning
When folding up, ensure that the When folding up, ensure that the
seat is securely locked in position seat is securely locked in position
before driving. Failure to do so before driving. Failure to do so
may result in personal injury in the may result in personal injury in the
event of heavy braking or collision. event of heavy braking or collision.

The memory function allows the seat The memory function allows the seat
to engage in its original position after to engage in its original position after
folding. folding.
Do not operate handwheel for Do not operate backrest adjuster
backrest inclination when backrest is handwheel when backrest is folded
folded forwards. Remove seat belt from belt mount on forwards.
the backrest.
Caution Pull release lever located on the Heating
backrest, fold backrest forwards and
When seat height is in the highest
release lever. Slide seat forwards to
position, push head restraints
the stop.
down and fold up sun visors before
folding backrest forwards. To restore, slide the seat backwards
to the stop. Lift backrest to upright
position without operating the release
lever. Allow backrest to engage.
Seats, restraints 41
Activate seat heating by pressing ß
for the respective front seat.
Seat belts Seat belts are designed to be used by
only one person at a time. Child
Activation is indicated by the LED in restraint system 3 50.
the button. Periodically check all parts of the belt
Pressing ß once more deactivates system for damage, pollution and
seat heating. proper functionality.
Seat heating is operational when Have damaged components
engine is running. replaced. After an accident, have the
belts and triggered belt pretensioners
During an Autostop, seat heating is replaced by a workshop.
also operational.
Stop-start system 3 139. Note
Make sure that the belts are not
damaged by shoes or sharp-edged
objects or trapped. Prevent dirt from
The seat belts are locked during getting into the belt retractors.
heavy acceleration or deceleration of Seat belt reminder
the vehicle holding the occupants in
the sitting position. Therefore the risk Each seat is equipped with a seat belt
of injury is considerably reduced. reminder, indicated for driver seat as
control indicator X in the tachometer
9 Warning 3 91, and for front passenger seat
as control indicator k in the centre
Fasten seat belt before each trip. console 3 88.
In the event of an accident, people For rear seats, the seat belt reminder
not wearing seat belts endanger is indicated by symbols X in the Driver
their fellow occupants and Information Centre 3 97.
themselves.
42 Seats, restraints
Belt force limiters pretensioners. Do not make any
modifications to belt pretensioner
On the front seats and the rear components as this will invalidate
outboard seats, stress on the body is the vehicle type approval.
reduced by the gradual release of the
belt during a collision. Three-point seat belt
Belt pretensioners Fastening
In the event of a head-on or rear-end
collision of a certain severity, the front
seat belts are tightened.

9 Warning Loose or bulky clothing prevents the


belt from fitting snugly. Do not place
Incorrect handling (e.g. removal or
objects such as handbags or mobile
fitting of belts) can trigger the belt
phones between the belt and your
pretensioners.
body.
Deployment of the belt pretensioners
is indicated by continuous illumination 9 Warning
of control indicator v 3 91.
Withdraw the belt from the retractor, The belt must not rest against hard
Triggered belt pretensioners must be guide it untwisted across the body or fragile objects in the pockets of
replaced by a workshop. Belt and insert the latch plate into the your clothing.
pretensioners can only be triggered buckle. Tighten the lap belt regularly
once. while driving by pulling the shoulder Seat belt reminder X 3 91.
Note belt.
Do not affix or install accessories or Sport seat: Feed seat belt through
other objects that may interfere with belt mount on backrest when
the operation of the belt fastening seat belt.
Seats, restraints 43
Height adjustment Removing

Adjust the height so that the belt lies


across the shoulder. It must not lie
1. Pull belt out slightly. across the throat or upper arm. To release belt, press red button on
2. Shift the height adjustment belt buckle.
Do not adjust while driving.
upwards or press button to
disengage and push the height
adjustment downwards.
44 Seats, restraints
Using the seat belt while pregnant Airbag system necessary to have the steering
wheel, the instrument panel, parts of
the panelling, the door seals,
The airbag system consists of a
handles and the seats replaced.
number of individual systems
depending on the scope of Do not make any modifications to
equipment. the airbag system as this will
invalidate the vehicle type approval.
When triggered, the airbags inflate
within milliseconds. They also deflate When the airbags inflate escaping hot
so quickly that it is often unnoticeable gases may cause burns.
during the collision.
Fault
9 Warning If there is a fault in the airbag system,
the control indicator v illuminates and
If handled improperly the airbag a message or a warning code
9 Warning systems can be triggered in an appears in the Driver Information
explosive manner. Centre. The system is not
The lap belt must be positioned as operational.
low as possible across the pelvis Note
Have the cause of the fault remedied
to prevent pressure on the The airbag systems and belt
by a workshop.
abdomen. pretensioner control electronics are
located in the centre console area. Control indicator for airbag systems
Do not put any magnetic objects in 3 91.
this area.
Do not affix any objects onto the
airbag covers and do not cover them
with other materials.
Each airbag is triggered only once.
Have deployed airbags replaced by
a workshop. Furthermore, it may be
Seats, restraints 45
Child restraint systems on front FR: NE JAMAIS utiliser un siège DA: Brug ALDRIG en bagudvendt
passenger seat with airbag d'enfant orienté vers l'arrière sur un autostol på et forsæde med AKTIV
systems siège protégé par un COUSSIN AIRBAG, BARNET kan komme i
GONFLABLE ACTIF placé devant lui, LIVSFARE eller komme ALVORLIGT
sous peine d'infliger des TIL SKADE.
BLESSURES GRAVES, voire SV: Använd ALDRIG en bakåtvänd
MORTELLES à l'ENFANT. barnstol på ett säte som skyddas med
ES: NUNCA utilice un sistema de en framförvarande AKTIV AIRBAG.
retención infantil orientado hacia DÖDSFALL eller ALLVARLIGA
atrás en un asiento protegido por un SKADOR kan drabba BARNET.
AIRBAG FRONTAL ACTIVO. Peligro FI: ÄLÄ KOSKAAN sijoita taaksepäin
de MUERTE o LESIONES GRAVES suunnattua lasten turvaistuinta
para el NIÑO. istuimelle, jonka edessä on
RU: ЗАПРЕЩАЕТСЯ AKTIIVINEN TURVATYYNY, LAPSI
устанавливать детское VOI KUOLLA tai VAMMAUTUA
удерживающее устройство лицом VAKAVASTI.
EN: NEVER use a rearward-facing назад на сиденье автомобиля, NO: Bakovervendt
child restraint on a seat protected by оборудованном фронтальной barnesikringsutstyr må ALDRI brukes
an ACTIVE AIRBAG in front of it; подушкой безопасности, если på et sete med AKTIV
DEATH or SERIOUS INJURY to the ПОДУШКА НЕ ОТКЛЮЧЕНА! Это KOLLISJONSPUTE foran, da det kan
CHILD can occur. может привести к СМЕРТИ или føre til at BARNET utsettes for
DE: Nach hinten gerichtete СЕРЬЕЗНЫМ ТРАВМАМ LIVSFARE og fare for ALVORLIGE
Kindersitze NIEMALS auf einem Sitz РЕБЕНКА. SKADER.
verwenden, der durch einen davor NL: Gebruik NOOIT een achterwaarts PT: NUNCA use um sistema de
befindlichen AKTIVEN AIRBAG gericht kinderzitje op een stoel met retenção para crianças voltado para
geschützt ist, da dies den TOD oder een ACTIEVE AIRBAG ervoor, om trás num banco protegido com um
SCHWERE VERLETZUNGEN DES DODELIJK of ERNSTIG LETSEL van AIRBAG ACTIVO na frente do
KINDES zur Folge haben kann. het KIND te voorkomen.
46 Seats, restraints
mesmo, poderá ocorrer a PERDA DE kullanmayınız. ÇOCUK ÖLEBİLİR SR: NIKADA ne koristiti bezbednosni
VIDA ou FERIMENTOS GRAVES na veya AĞIR ŞEKİLDE sistem za decu u kome su deca
CRIANÇA. YARALANABİLİR. okrenuta unazad na sedištu sa
IT: Non usare mai un sistema di UK: НІКОЛИ не використовуйте AKTIVNIM VAZDUŠNIM
sicurezza per bambini rivolto систему безпеки для дітей, що JASTUKOM ispred sedišta zato što
all'indietro su un sedile protetto da встановлюється обличчям назад, DETE može da NASTRADA ili da se
AIRBAG ATTIVO di fronte ad esso: на сидінні з УВІМКНЕНОЮ TEŠKO POVREDI.
pericolo di MORTE o LESIONI ПОДУШКОЮ БЕЗПЕКИ, інакше це MK: НИКОГАШ не користете детско
GRAVI per il BAMBINO! може призвести до СМЕРТІ чи седиште свртено наназад на
EL: ΠΟΤΕ μη χρησιμοποιείτε παιδικό СЕРЙОЗНОГО ТРАВМУВАННЯ седиште заштитено со АКТИВНО
κάθισμα ασφαλείας με φορά προς τα ДИТИНИ. ВОЗДУШНО ПЕРНИЧЕ пред него,
πίσω σε κάθισμα που προστατεύεται HU: SOHA ne használjon hátrafelé затоа што детето може ДА ЗАГИНЕ
από μετωπικό ΕΝΕΡΓΟ ΑΕΡΟΣΑΚΟ, néző biztonsági gyerekülést előlről или да биде ТЕШКО ПОВРЕДЕНО.
διότι το παιδί μπορεί να υποστεί AKTÍV LÉGZSÁKKAL védett ülésen, BG: НИКОГА не използвайте
ΘΑΝΑΣΙΜΟ ή ΣΟΒΑΡΟ mert a GYERMEK HALÁLÁT vagy детска седалка, гледаща назад,
ΤΡΑΥΜΑΤΙΣΜΟ. KOMOLY SÉRÜLÉSÉT okozhatja. върху седалка, която е защитена
PL: NIE WOLNO montować fotelika HR: NIKADA nemojte koristiti sustav чрез АКТИВНА ВЪЗДУШНА
dziecięcego zwróconego tyłem do zadržavanja za djecu okrenut prema ВЪЗГЛАВНИЦА пред нея - може да
kierunku jazdy na fotelu, przed natrag na sjedalu s AKTIVNIM се стигне до СМЪРТ или
którym znajduje się WŁĄCZONA ZRAČNIM JASTUKOM ispred njega, СЕРИОЗНО НАРАНЯВАНЕ на
PODUSZKA POWIETRZNA. to bi moglo dovesti do SMRTI ili ДЕТЕТО.
Niezastosowanie się do tego OZBILJNJIH OZLJEDA za DIJETE. RO: Nu utilizaţi NICIODATĂ un scaun
zalecenia może być przyczyną SL: NIKOLI ne nameščajte otroškega pentru copil îndreptat spre partea din
ŚMIERCI lub POWAŻNYCH varnostnega sedeža, obrnjenega v spate a maşinii pe un scaun protejat
OBRAŻEŃ u DZIECKA. nasprotni smeri vožnje, na sedež z de un AIRBAG ACTIV în faţa sa;
TR: Arkaya bakan bir çocuk emniyet AKTIVNO ČELNO ZRAČNO acest lucru poate duce la DECESUL
sistemini KESİNLİKLE önünde bir BLAZINO, saj pri tem obstaja sau VĂTĂMAREA GRAVĂ a
AKTİF HAVA YASTIĞI ile nevarnost RESNIH ali SMRTNIH COPILULUI.
korunmakta olan bir koltukta POŠKODB za OTROKA.
Seats, restraints 47
CS: NIKDY nepoužívejte dětský kaitstud iste, sest see võib
zádržný systém instalovaný proti põhjustada LAPSE SURMA või
směru jízdy na sedadle, které je TÕSISE VIGASTUSE.
chráněno před sedadlem AKTIVNÍM MT: QATT tuża trażżin għat-tfal li
AIRBAGEM. Mohlo by dojít k jħares lejn in-naħa ta’ wara fuq sit
VÁŽNÉMU PORANĚNÍ nebo ÚMRTÍ protett b’AIRBAG ATTIV quddiemu;
DÍTĚTE. dan jista’ jikkawża l-MEWT jew
SK: NIKDY nepoužívajte detskú ĠRIEĦI SERJI lit-TFAL.
sedačku otočenú vzad na sedadle Beyond the warning required by
chránenom AKTÍVNYM AIRBAGOM, ECE R94.02, for safety reasons a
pretože môže dôjsť k SMRTI alebo forward-facing child restraint system
VÁŽNYM ZRANENIAM DIEŤAŤA. must only be used subject to the
LT: JOKIU BŪDU nemontuokite atgal instructions and restrictions in the The front airbag system is triggered in
atgręžtos vaiko tvirtinimo sistemos tables 3 52. the event of a front-end impact of a
sėdynėje, prieš kurią įrengta AKTYVI The airbag label is located on both certain severity. The ignition must be
ORO PAGALVĖ, nes VAIKAS GALI sides of the front passenger sun visor. switched on.
ŽŪTI arba RIMTAI SUSIŽALOTI.
Airbag deactivation 3 49.
LV: NEKĀDĀ GADĪJUMĀ
neizmantojiet uz aizmuguri vērstu
bērnu sēdeklīti sēdvietā, kas tiek Front airbag system
aizsargāta ar tās priekšā uzstādītu The front airbag system consists of
AKTĪVU DROŠĪBAS SPILVENU, jo one airbag in the steering wheel and
pretējā gadījumā BĒRNS var gūt one in the instrument panel on the
SMAGAS TRAUMAS vai IET BOJĀ. front passenger side. The location is
ET: ÄRGE kasutage tahapoole identified by the word AIRBAG.
suunatud lapseturvaistet istmel, mille
ees on AKTIIVSE TURVAPADJAGA
48 Seats, restraints
The inflated airbags cushion the Side airbag system
impact, thereby reducing the risk of
injury to the upper body and head of
the front seat occupants
considerably.

9 Warning
Optimum protection is only
provided when the seat is in the
proper position.
Seat position 3 37.
Keep the area in which the airbag The inflated airbags cushion the
inflates clear of obstructions. impact, thereby reducing the risk of
The side airbag system consists of an injury to the upper body and pelvis in
Fit the seat belt correctly and
airbag in each front seat backrest. the event of a side-on collision
engage securely. Only then is the
The location is identified by the word considerably.
airbag able to protect.
AIRBAG.
The side airbag system is triggered in 9 Warning
the event of a side impact of a certain
severity. The ignition must be Keep the area in which the airbag
switched on. inflates clear of obstructions.

Note
Only use protective seat covers that
have been approved for the vehicle.
Be careful not to cover the airbags.
Seats, restraints 49

Curtain airbag system 9 Warning


The curtain airbag system consists of
an airbag in the roof frame on each Keep the area in which the airbag
side. The location is identified by the inflates clear of obstructions.
word AIRBAG on the roof pillars. The hooks on the handles in the
The curtain airbag system is triggered roof frame are only suitable for
in the event of a side-on impact of a hanging up light articles of
certain severity. The ignition must be clothing, without coat hangers. Do
switched on. not keep any items in these
clothes.

Airbag deactivation Use the ignition key to choose the


The front passenger airbag system switch position:
must be deactivated for child restraint *OFF : front passenger airbag is
system on the passenger seat deactivated and will not
according to the instructions in the inflate in the event of a
tables 3 52. collision. Control indicator
The other airbag systems, the belt *OFF illuminates
pretensioners and all driver airbag continuously in the centre
systems will remain active. console
VON : front passenger airbag is
The inflated airbags cushion the active
impact, thereby reducing the risk of
injury to the head in the event of a
side-on impact considerably.
50 Seats, restraints

9 Danger
If both control indicators are
illuminated at the same time, there is
Child restraints
a system failure. The status of the
Deactivate passenger airbag only system is not discernible, therefore
Child restraint systems
in combination with the use of a no person is allowed to occupy the We recommend Opel child restraint
child restraint system, subject to front passenger seat. Contact a systems which are tailored
the instructions and restrictions in workshop immediately. specifically to the vehicle.
the tables 3 52.
Change status only when the vehicle The following child restraints are
Otherwise, there is a risk of fatal is stopped with the ignition off. recommended for the following
injury for a person occupying a weight classes:
seat with a deactivated front Status remains until the next change.
● Group 0, Group 0+
passenger airbag. Control indicator for airbag
deactivation 3 92. Maxi Cosi Cabriofix plus Easyfix,
for children up to 13 kg
● Group I
OPEL Duo, for children from
13 kg to 18 kg in this group
When a child restraint system is being
used, pay attention to the following
usage and installation instructions
and also those supplied with the child
restraint system.
Check local laws and regulations for
mandatory use of child restraint
systems. In some countries, the use
If the control indicator V illuminates of child restraint systems is forbidden
for approx. 60 seconds after the on certain seats.
ignition is switched on, the front
passenger airbag system will inflate
in the event of a collision.
Seats, restraints 51
Ensure that the child restraint system A child restraint system which has
9 Danger to be installed is compatible with the been subjected to stress in an
vehicle type. Refer to the tables on accident must be replaced.
If using a rear-facing child restraint the following pages, the instructions
system on the front passenger supplied with the child restraint
seat, the airbag system for the system and the vehicle type list of
front passenger seat must be non-universal child restraint systems.
deactivated. This also applies to
certain forward-facing child Ensure that the mounting location of
restraint systems as indicated in the child restraint system within the
the tables 3 52. vehicle is correct, see following
tables.
Airbag deactivation 3 49. Allow children to enter and exit the
Airbag label 3 44. vehicle only on the side facing away
from the traffic.
The rear seats are the most
convenient location to fasten a child When the child restraint system is not
restraint system. in use, secure the seat with a seat belt
or remove it from the vehicle.
Children should travel facing
rearwards in the vehicle as long as Child restraint systems could be
possible. This ensures that the child's fastened with ISOFIX mounting
backbone, which is still very weak, is brackets, Top-tether if available,
under less strain in the event of an and/or a three-point seat belt. Refer
accident. to the following tables.
Note
Selecting the right system Do not affix anything on the child
Only use suitable restraint systems, restraint systems and do not cover
e.g. those that comply with valid them with any other materials.
UN ECE regulations.
52 Seats, restraints

Child restraint installation locations


Permissible options for fastening a child restraint system with a three-point seat belt
On front passenger seat
Weight and age class activated airbag deactivated airbag On rear outboard seats On rear centre seat
Group 0: up to 10 kg X U1,2 U/L3 X
or approx. 10 months
Group 0+: up to 13 kg X U1,2 U/L3 X
or approx. 2 years
Group I: 9 to 18 kg X U1,2 U/L3,4 X
or approx. 8 months to 4 years
Group II: 15 to 25 kg U1,2 X U/L3,4 X
or approx. 3 to 7 years
Group III: 22 to 36 kg U1,2 X U/L3,4 X
or approx. 6 to 12 years

U : universal suitability in conjunction with three-point seat belt


L : suitable for particular child restraint systems of the 'specific-vehicle', 'restricted' or 'semi-universal' categories. The
child restraint system must be approved for the specific vehicle type (refer to the vehicle type list of the child restraint
system)
X : no child restraint system permitted in this weight class
1 : move seat forwards as far as necessary and adjust seat backrest inclination as far as necessary to a vertical position

to ensure that the belt runs forwards from the upper anchorage point
Seats, restraints 53
2 : move seat height adjustment upwards as far as necessary and adjust seat backrest inclination as far as necessary
to a vertical position to ensure that the belt is tight on the buckle side
3 : move the respective front seat ahead of the child restraint system forwards as far as necessary
4 : adjust the respective backrest to the rearmost position 3 68, adjust the respective headrest as necessary or remove
if required 3 36

Permissible options for fitting an ISOFIX child restraint system


On front passenger seat5
On rear On rear
Weight class Size class Fixture activated airbag deactivated airbag outboard seats centre seat
Group 0: up to 10 kg E ISO/R1 X IL IL3 X
or approx. 10 months
Group 0+: up to 13 kg E ISO/R1 X IL IL3 X
or approx. 2 years D ISO/R2 X IL IL3 X
C ISO/R3 X IL IL3 X
Group I: 9 to 18 kg D ISO/R2 X IL IL3,4 X
or approx. 8 months to 4 years C ISO/R3 X IL IL3,4 X
B ISO/F2 X IL/IUF IL, IUF3,4 X
B1 ISO/F2X X IL/IUF IL, IUF3,4 X
A ISO/F3 X IL/IUF IL, IUF3,4 X
54 Seats, restraints

On front passenger seat5


On rear On rear
Weight class Size class Fixture activated airbag deactivated airbag outboard seats centre seat
Group II: 15 to 25 kg IL1,2 X IL3,4 X
or approx. 3 to 7 years
Group III: 22 to 36 kg IL1,2 X IL3,4 X
or approx. 6 to 12 years

IL : suitable for particular ISOFIX restraint systems of the "specific-vehicle", "restricted" or "semi-universal" categories.
(ISOFIX/Top-tether fastening points optional for the front passenger seat but not available for sport seats). The
ISOFIX restraint system must be approved for the specific vehicle type (refer to the vehicle type list of the child
restraint system)
IUF : suitable for ISOFIX forward-facing child restraint systems of universal category approved for use in this weight class
(ISOFIX/Top-tether fastening points optional for the front passenger seat but not available for sport seats)
X : no ISOFIX child restraint system approved for this weight class
1 : move seat forwards as far as necessary and adjust seat backrest inclination as far as necessary to a vertical position
to ensure that the belt runs forwards from the upper anchorage point
2 : move seat height adjustment upwards as far as necessary and adjust seat backrest inclination as far as necessary
to a vertical position to ensure that the belt is tight on the buckle side
3 : move the respective front seat ahead of the child restraint system forwards as far as necessary
4 : adjust the respective backrest to the rearmost position 3 68, adjust the respective headrest as necessary or
remove if required 3 36
5 : ISOFIX/Top-tether fastening points optional for the front passenger seat (not available for sport seats)
Seats, restraints 55
ISOFIX size class and seat device
A – ISO/F3 : forward-facing child restraint system for children of maximum size in the weight class 9 to 18 kg
B – ISO/F2 : forward-facing child restraint system for smaller children in the weight class 9 to 18 kg
B1 – ISO/F2X : forward-facing child restraint system for smaller children in the weight class 9 to 18 kg
C – ISO/R3 : rear-facing child restraint system for children of maximum size in the weight class up to 18 kg
D – ISO/R2 : rear-facing child restraint system for smaller children in the weight class up to 18 kg
E – ISO/R1 : rear-facing child restraint system for young children in the weight class up to 13 kg
56 Seats, restraints

ISOFIX child restraint ISOFIX mounting brackets on the Top-tether fastening eyes
rear seats are indicated by the
systems ISOFIX logo on the backrest. In addition to the ISOFIX mounting,
Fasten vehicle-approved ISOFIX fasten the Top-tether strap to the
Open the flaps of the guides before Top-tether fastening eyes.
child restraint systems to the ISOFIX mounting a child restraint system.
mounting brackets. Specific vehicle After removing the child restraint ISOFIX child restraint systems of
ISOFIX child restraint system system, close the flaps. universal category positions are
positions are marked in the table by marked in the table by IUF.
IL. ISOFIX child restraint systems on
front passenger seat Top-tether fastening eye on rear
The vehicle is equipped with guides in
the backrests to support the seats
installation of the child restraint The vehicle has two fastening eyes
system. on the back of the rear seats.
ISOFIX child restraint systems on Top-tether fastening eyes are marked
rear seats with the symbol : for a child seat.

Place the child restraint system in the


centre of the seat and push
backwards. Make sure that the child
restraint system is engaged properly.
Seats, restraints 57
Top-tether fastening eye on front
passenger seat
An additional fastening point is
located on the passenger seat rail in
the rear foot well.
58 Storage

Storage Storage compartments Pull lever to open the glovebox cover.


The glovebox features a coin holder
and an adapter for the locking wheel
9 Warning bolts.
Storage compartments ................ 58 The glovebox should be closed whilst
Glovebox ................................... 58 Do not store heavy or sharp driving.
Cupholders ................................ 58 objects in the storage
Front storage ............................. 59 compartments. Otherwise, the
Underseat storage ..................... 60 storage compartment lid could Cupholders
Rear carrier system ................... 60 open and vehicle occupants could
Load compartment ....................... 68 be injured by objects being thrown
Load compartment cover ........... 70 around in the event of hard
Rear floor storage cover ............ 71 braking, a sudden change in
Lashing eyes ............................. 72 direction or an accident.
Warning triangle ........................ 73
First aid kit ................................. 73 Glovebox
Roof rack system ......................... 73
Roof rack ................................... 73
Loading information ..................... 74

Cupholders are located in the centre


console.
Storage 59
A movable rubber strap is located in
the storage compartment in front of
the gear selector lever. Pull out the
strap to fix a cup or ashtray.

Front storage

Additional bottleholders are located in


the rear side panels.
Flexible cupholder strap

Storage compartments are located


below the light switch, in the centre
console, in the door pockets and in
the side panels near the rear seats.

The pockets in the doors are


designed to carry bottles.
60 Storage

Underseat storage Rear carrier system There must not be any objects on the
bicycles that could become loose
during transportation.

Caution
Do not attach bicycles with carbon
pedal cranks to bicycle carriers.
The bicycles may get damaged.

Extending
Open the tailgate.

9 Warning
Lift at recessed edge and pull out. The rear carrier system (Flex-Fix
Maximum load: 1.5 kg. To close, push system) allows bicycles to be No persons may remain in the
in and engage. attached to a pull-out carrier extension zone of the rear carrier
integrated into the vehicle floor. The system, risk of injury.
transportation of other objects is not
permitted.
The maximum load of the rear carrier
system is 40 kg. The maximum load
per bicycle is 20 kg.
The wheelbase of a bicycle must not
exceed 1.2 metres. Otherwise the
secure fastening of a bicycle is not
possible.
If not in use, the carrier system can be
slid back into the vehicle floor.
Storage 61
Completely pull out the rear carrier Install the tail lamps
system until you hear it engage.
Ensure that it is not possible to push
in the rear carrier system without
pulling the release lever again.

9 Warning
It is only permissible to fit objects
to the rear carrier system if the
system has been correctly
engaged. If the rear carrier system
Pull release lever up. The system will not engage correctly, do not fit
disengages and travels quickly out of objects to the system and slide the
the bumper. system back. Seek the assistance First remove the rear (1), then the
of a workshop. front (2) tail lamp from the recesses.
62 Storage
Open out the lamp support on the Swivel the left clamping lever (1) first,
back of the tail lamp completely until followed by the right clamping lever
it engages. (2) until they stop. Both clamping
levers must point backwards,
otherwise safe functionality is not
guaranteed.
Note
Close the tailgate.
Unfold pedal crank recesses

Check the cable and lamp position to


ensure these are correctly installed
and are securely located.
Push the clamping lever down and Lock the rear carrier system
push the lamp support into the
retainer until it engages.
Perform this procedure for both tail
lamps.

Fold one or both pedal crank


recesses upwards until the diagonal
support engages.
Storage 63
Press the release lever and withdraw Prepare the bicycle for
the wheel recesses. attachment

Remove the pedal crank mounts from


the pedal crank recesses.
Adapting the rear carrier system Push the release lever on the strap Note
to a bicycle retainer and remove the strap The maximum width for the pedal
retainer. crank is 38.3 mm and the maximum
depth is 14.4 mm.
Rotate the left pedal (without a chain
cog) vertically downwards. The pedal
on the left pedal crank must be
horizontal.
The front bicycle must have its front
wheel facing left.
The rear bicycle must have its front
wheel facing right.
64 Storage
Attaching a bicycle to the rear Put on the bicycle. The pedal crank
carrier system here must be placed in the pedal
crank recess opening as shown in the
illustration.

Caution
Make sure that the pedal does not
touch the surface of the rear end
carrier. Otherwise the crankset
might be damaged during the
transport.
If the bicycle has curved pedal
cranks, screw in the pedal crank unit
all the way (position 1).
With the rotary lever on the pedal
crank recess, roughly adapt the
adjustable pedal crank unit to the
protrusion of the pedal crank.
If the bicycle has straight pedal
cranks, unscrew the pedal crank unit
completely (position 5).

Insert pedal crank mount into outer


rail of each pedal crank recess from
above and slide downwards until at
least underneath the notching.
Storage 65
Place the wheel recesses so that the
bicycle is roughly horizontal. Here,
the distance between the pedals and
the tailgate should be at least 5 cm.
Both bicycle tyres must be in the
wheel recesses.

Caution
Ensure that the wheel recesses
are pulled out as far as necessary
to have both bicycle tyres placed
Attach the pedal crank by rotating the in the recesses. Otherwise a Align the bicycle in the longitudinal
attachment screw on the pedal crank horizontal mounting of the bicycle direction of the vehicle: Slightly
mount. is not guaranteed. Disregard could loosen the pedal mount.
lead to damage of the bicycle
wheels caused by hot exhaust Place the bicycle upright using the
fumes. rotary lever on the pedal crank
recess.
If the two bicycles obstruct one
another, the relative positions of the
bicycles can be adapted by adjusting
the wheel recesses and the rotary
lever on the pedal crank recess until
the bicycles no longer touch one
another. Ensure there is sufficient
clearance from the vehicle.
66 Storage
The settings for the wheel recesses Hold on to the bicycle, loosen the
and on the rotary lever on the pedal attachment screw for the pedal
crank recess should be noted and bearing mount, then lift the pedal
saved for each bicycle. Correct bearing mount to remove it.
presetting will facilitate refitting of the
bicycle. Retracting the rear carrier system
Note
It is recommended to attach a
warning sign at the rearmost bicycle
to increase visibility.
Removing a bicycle from the rear
carrier system
Tighten the attachment screw for the
pedal bearing mount to its maximum
point by hand.
Secure both bicycle wheels to wheel
recesses using strap retainers.
Check the bicycle to ensure it is
secure. Push the pedal crank mounts into the
pedal crank recess as shown in the
Caution illustration.

Ensure gap between bicycle and


vehicle is at least 5 cm. If
necessary, loosen handlebar and
swivel sideways. Undo strap retainers on both bicycle
tyres.
Storage 67
Press release lever and slide in wheel
recesses all the way as far as they will
go.

Insert the strap retainer and pull Swivel first the right clamping lever
tightly downwards as far as possible. (1) forwards, followed by the left
clamping lever (2), until they can be
engaged in their respective recesses.
Disengage the locking lever on the
diagonal support and fold both pedal
crank recesses down.

9 Warning
Risk of pinching.
68 Storage
Push the clamping lever down and
pull both lamp supports out of the
Load compartment
recesses.
Load compartment extension
The rear backrest can be locked in
two positions. When transporting
bulky items, lock in an upright
position.

Push the release lever up and hold.


Lift the system slightly and push it into
the bumper until it engages.
Fold in the lamp supports on the Release lever must return to original
backs of the tail lamps. position.
First place the front tail lamp (1), then
the rear tail lamp (2) in the recesses 9 Warning
and push down as far as possible.
If the system cannot be correctly
Push cables all the way into all guides Split backrest
engaged, please seek the
in order to prevent damage.
assistance of a workshop. Pull the release handle on the
Open the tailgate. relevant side, pull the backrest
forwards to the vertical position and
engage.
Single-unit backrest
Storage 69
Pull the release handle on both sides, Guide the seat belts through side If the vehicle is to be loaded via a rear
pull the backrest forwards to the supports to protect them against door, take the seat belt out of the seat
vertical position and engage. damage. When folding the backrest, backrest guide and insert the latch
When unlocking, a red marking pull the seat belts along with it. plate in the recess as shown in the
appears next to the release lever. The Split backrest illustration.
backrest is properly engaged when Pull the release handle on the To fold up, raise the backrest and
the red marks on both sides near the relevant side and fold it down onto the guide it into an upright position until it
release lever are no longer visible. seat cushion. engages audibly.
Single-unit backrest Ensure that the seat belts of the
Folding down rear backrests
outboard seats are placed in the
Pull the release handle on both sides corresponding belt guides.
Remove load compartment cover as
and fold it down onto the seat
necessary.
cushion.
Push head restraints down by
pressing the catch.

The backrest is properly engaged


when the red marks on both sides
near the release lever are no longer
visible.
70 Storage

9 Warning Load compartment cover Fitting


Engage cover in side guides and fold
Do not place any objects on the cover.
downwards. Attach retaining straps to
Only drive the vehicle when the
3-door/5-door hatchback tailgate.
backrests are securely locked into
position. Otherwise there is a risk Delivery van
of personal injury or damage to the Removing
load or vehicle in the event of hard The load compartment cover consists
braking or a collision. of four segments which can be
individually removed and inserted.
Removing

Unhook retaining straps from tailgate.


Lift cover at the rear and push it
upwards at the front.
The seat belt of the centre seat could
be blocked when the backrest is Remove the cover.
folded up too quickly. To unlock the To remove rear cover, unhook
Stowing
retractor, push in the seat belt or pull retaining straps from tailgate.
it out by approx. 20 mm then release. When the load compartment is fully
loaded, stow the load compartment Lift cover at the rear and push it
cover on the rear seats or remove upwards at the front. Remove the
from vehicle. cover.
Storage 71

Rear floor storage cover


Rear floor cover

To remove the three other segments ● directly above the cover for the
(order 1 to 3) lift at the rear, spare wheel recess or the floor
disengage, twist and remove. cover
Lift up rear floor cover to gain access ● or in the upper openings in the
Fitting
to emergency breakdown equipment. load compartment
Install the segments in the order 3 to
1. Engage segments in recesses at Tools 3 212. To remove, lift the load-bay floor
the side. using the recess and pull backwards.
In models with a tyre repair kit on the
The segments overlap at the right side in the load compartment, To insert, push the load-bay floor
connecting points when they are the spare wheel recess may be used forwards in the corresponding guide,
closed. as an additional stowage then lower.
To install rear cover, engage cover in compartment. Tyre repair kit 3 220. If mounted in the upper position, the
side guides and fold downwards. space between the load-bay floor and
Attach retaining straps to tailgate. Double load-bay floor the spare wheel well cover can be
used as a stowage compartment.
The double load-bay floor can be
inserted in the load compartment in
two positions:
72 Storage
In this position, if the rear seat Lashing eyes Delivery van
backrests are folded forwards, an
almost completely flat load bay is 3-door/5-door hatchback
created.
The double load-bay floor is able to
withstand a load of no more than
100 kg. In the lower position, the
double load-bay floor is able to
withstand the maximum permissible
load.
General hint

9 Warning
Loads can be secured by four lashing
For safety reasons, stow all parts eyes in the load compartment
in the load compartment in its The lashing eyes are designed to
position, always drive with a secure items against slippage, e.g.
closed rear floor cover and, if using lashing straps or luggage net.
possible, with folded up rear
backrests.
Otherwise, vehicle occupants
could be injured by objects being
thrown around in the event of hard
braking, a sudden change in
direction or an accident.
Storage 73

Warning triangle First aid kit Roof rack system


Roof rack
For safety reasons and to avoid
damage to the roof, the vehicle
approved roof rack system is
recommended. For further
information contact your workshop.
Follow the installation instructions
and remove the roof rack when not in
use.
Fitting on model without sunroof

The warning triangle is stowed in the Stow the first-aid kit in the
load compartment below the tailgate. compartment in the left wall of the
load compartment.
To open the compartment, disengage
cover and open it.

Push covers for concealing roof rack


mounts down and push backwards
with a valve cap key 3 212.
74 Storage
Fitting on model with sunroof Loading information ● Secure loose objects in the load
compartment to prevent them
from sliding.
● When transporting objects in the
load compartment, the backrests
of the rear seats must not be
angled forward.
● Do not allow the load to protrude
above the upper edge of the
backrests.
● Do not place any objects on the
load compartment cover or the
instrument panel, and do not
Disengage covers concealing roof cover the sensor on top of the
rack mounts by pushing sliders in ● Heavy objects in the load instrument panel.
direction of arrow and remove compartment should be placed ● The load must not obstruct the
upwards. To close roof rack mounts, against the seat backrests. operation of the pedals, parking
first insert covers at front and engage Ensure that the backrests are brake and gear selector lever, or
sliders at rear. securely engaged. If objects can hinder the freedom of movement
Attach roof rack at appropriate points, be stacked, heavier objects of the driver. Do not place any
see enclosed roof rack system should be placed at the bottom. unsecured objects in the interior.
instructions. ● Secure objects with lashing ● Do not drive with an open load
straps attached to the lashing compartment.
eyes 3 72.
● Use the hook at the right sidewall
of the load compartment for
hanging up carrier bags.
Maximum load: 5 kg.
Storage 75
detrimental effect on vehicle
9 Warning handling due to the vehicle's
higher centre of gravity.
Always make sure that the load in Distribute the load evenly and
the vehicle is securely stowed. secure it properly with retaining
Otherwise objects can be thrown straps. Adjust the tyre pressure
around inside the vehicle and and vehicle speed according to
cause personal injury or damage the load conditions. Check and
to the load or vehicle. retighten the straps frequently.
● The payload is the difference Do not drive faster than 120 km/
between the permitted gross h.
vehicle weight (see identification The permissible roof load is
plate 3 241) and the EC kerb 75 kg. The roof load is the
weight. combined weight of the roof rack
To calculate the payload, enter and the load.
the data for your vehicle in the
weights table at the front of this
manual.
The EC kerb weight includes
weights for the driver (68 kg),
luggage (7 kg) and all fluids (fuel
tank 90% full).
Optional equipment and
accessories increase the kerb
weight.
● Driving with a roof load increases
the sensitivity of the vehicle to
cross-winds and has a
76 Instruments and controls

Instruments and Control indicators ...................... 88


Turn signal ................................. 90
High beam assist ....................... 96
Fog light ..................................... 96
controls Seat belt reminder ..................... 91 Rear fog light ............................. 96
Airbag and belt tensioners ......... 91 Cruise control ............................ 96
Airbag deactivation .................... 92 Vehicle detected ahead ............. 96
Charging system ....................... 92 Speed limiter ............................. 96
Controls ....................................... 77 Malfunction indicator light .......... 92 Traffic sign assistant .................. 96
Steering wheel adjustment ........ 77 Service vehicle soon ................. 92 Door open .................................. 96
Steering wheel controls ............. 77 Brake and clutch system ........... 93 Information displays ..................... 97
Heated steering wheel ............... 77 Operate pedal ............................ 93 Driver Information Centre .......... 97
Horn ........................................... 78 Antilock brake system (ABS) ..... 93 Colour-Info-Display .................. 102
Windscreen wiper/washer ......... 78 Gear shifting .............................. 93 Graphic-Info-Display ................ 103
Rear window wiper/washer ....... 80 Power steering .......................... 93
Outside temperature .................. 80 Lane departure warning ............ 93 Vehicle messages ...................... 104
Clock ......................................... 81 Ultrasonic parking assist ........... 94 Warning chimes ....................... 106
Power outlets ............................. 83 Electronic Stability Control off . . . 94 Battery voltage ........................ 107
Cigarette lighter ......................... 83 Electronic Stability Control and Vehicle personalisation .............. 107
Ashtrays .................................... 84 Traction Control system ........... 94 OnStar® system ........................ 111
Warning lights, gauges and indi‐ Traction Control system off ....... 94
cators ........................................... 84 Preheating ................................. 94
Instrument cluster ...................... 84 Diesel particle filter .................... 94
Speedometer ............................. 84 Tyre pressure monitoring
Odometer .................................. 84 system ...................................... 95
Trip odometer ............................ 84 Engine oil pressure .................... 95
Tachometer ............................... 85 Low fuel ..................................... 95
Fuel gauge ................................ 86 Immobiliser ................................ 95
Fuel selector .............................. 86 Reduced engine power ............. 95
Engine coolant temperature Autostop .................................... 96
gauge ....................................... 87 Exterior light .............................. 96
Service display .......................... 87 High beam ................................. 96
Instruments and controls 77

Controls Steering wheel controls Heated steering wheel


Steering wheel adjustment

Cruise control, Speed limiter, Activate heating by pressing *.


Forward collision alert setting, Activation is indicated by the LED in
Unlock lever, adjust steering wheel, Infotainment system and a connected the button.
then engage lever and ensure it is mobile phone can be operated via the
fully locked. controls on the steering wheel.
Do not adjust steering wheel unless Driver assistance systems 3 157.
vehicle is stationary and steering Further information is available in the
wheel lock has been released. Infotainment manual.
78 Instruments and controls
The highlighted grip areas of the Windscreen wiper/washer Adjustable wiper interval
steering wheel are heated quicker
and to a higher temperature than the Windscreen wiper
other areas.
Heating is operational when the
engine is running and during an
Autostop.
Stop-start system 3 139.

Horn

Wiper lever in position INT.


Turn the adjuster wheel to adjust the
HI : fast desired wipe interval:
LO : slow
short interval : turn adjuster
INT : interval wiping
wheel upwards
or long interval : turn adjuster
automatic wiping with rain wheel downwards
sensor
OFF : off
Press j. For a single wipe when the
windscreen wiper is off, press the
lever down to position 1x.
Do not use if the windscreen is frozen.
Switch off in car washes.
Instruments and controls 79
Automatic wiping with rain sensor Adjustable sensitivity of the rain
sensor

Keep the sensor free from dust, dirt


and ice.
INT : automatic wiping with rain
sensor Turn the adjuster wheel to adjust the Windscreen washer
sensitivity:
The rain sensor detects the amount of
water on the windscreen and low sensitivity : turn adjuster
automatically regulates the frequency wheel downwards
of the windscreen wiper. high sensitivity : turn adjuster
wheel upwards
If the wiper frequency is above
20 seconds, the wiper arm moves
slightly down to the park position.
80 Instruments and controls
Pull lever. Washer fluid is sprayed Outside temperature
onto the windscreen and the wiper
wipes a few times. A drop in temperature is indicated
immediately and a rise in temperature
Washer fluid 3 195 after a time delay. Temperatures
below 3 °C flash on the display.
Rear window wiper/washer

Push lever. Washer fluid is sprayed


onto the rear window and the wiper
wipes a few times.
Do not use if the rear window is
frozen.
Switch off in car washes.
Illustration shows Graphic-Info-
The rear window wiper comes on Display.
Press the rocker switch to activate the automatically when the windscreen
rear window wiper: wiper is switched on and reverse gear
upper position : continuous is engaged.
operation Activation or deactivation of this
lower position : intermittent function can be changed in the menu
operation Settings in the Info-Display.
middle position : off
Washer fluid 3 195
Vehicle personalisation 3 107.
Instruments and controls 81
If outside temperature drops to 3 °C, Note
a warning message is displayed in the For a detailed description of menu
Driver Information Centre. operation, refer to the Infotainment
manual.
9 Warning Set time
The road surface may already be
icy even though the display
indicates a few degrees above
0 °C.

Clock
Illustration shows Colour-Info- Press the MENU-TUNE knob to enter
Display. Graphic-Info Display the Set time submenu.
Uplevel-Display Press CONFIG to open the Settings Turn the MENU-TUNE knob to
menu. change the current value of the first
Scroll through the list and select the setting.
menu item Time Date to display the Press the MENU-TUNE knob to
respective submenu. confirm the set value.
The cursor then switches to the next
value. If all values are set, you are
automatically returned to the next
higher menu level.
82 Instruments and controls
Set date RDS clock synchronization
The RDS signal of most VHF
transmitters automatically sets the
time. RDS time synchronisation can
take a few minutes. Some
transmitters do not send a correct
time signal. In such cases, it is
recommended to switch off the
Press the MENU-TUNE knob to enter automatic time synchronisation.
the Set date submenu. To switch between the options On
Turn the MENU-TUNE knob to and Off, repeatedly press the
change the current value of the first MENU-TUNE knob.
setting. Note
Colour-Info Display For a detailed description of menu
Press the MENU-TUNE knob to
confirm the set value. Press ; and then select the operation, refer to the Infotainment
Settings screen button. manual.
The cursor then switches to the next
value. If all values are set, you are Select Time & date settings to display Set time format
automatically returned to the next the respective submenu. To select the desired time format, tap
higher menu level. on the screen buttons 12 h or 24 h.
Set time format Set date format
To switch between the available To select the desired date format, tap
options, repeatedly press the on the < and > screen buttons and
MENU-TUNE knob. choose between the available
options.
Set date format
To switch between the available
options, repeatedly press the
MENU-TUNE knob.
Instruments and controls 83
Set time and date Power outlets Do not connect any current-delivering
accessories, e.g. electrical charging
devices or batteries.
Do not damage the outlet by using
unsuitable plugs.
Stop-start system 3 139.

Cigarette lighter

To adjust the time and date settings, A 12 Volt power outlet is located in the
tap on the H and I screen buttons. centre console.
RDS clock synchronization Do not exceed the maximum power
The RDS signal of most VHF consumption of 120 watts.
transmitters automatically sets the With ignition off, the power outlet is
time. RDS time synchronisation can deactivated. Additionally, the power
take a few minutes. Some outlet is deactivated in the event of
transmitters do not send a correct low vehicle battery voltage. The cigarette lighter is located in the
time signal. In such cases, it is Electrical accessories that are centre console.
recommended to switch off the connected must comply with the Press in cigarette lighter. It switches
automatic time synchronisation. electromagnetic compatibility off automatically once the element is
To activate or deactivate RDS clock requirements laid down in glowing. Pull out lighter.
synchronization, tap on the screen DIN VDE 40 839.
buttons On or Off.
84 Instruments and controls

Ashtrays Warning lights, gauges Odometer


Caution
and indicators
To be used only for ash and not for
Instrument cluster
combustible rubbish. The needles of the instruments briefly
rotate to the end position when the
ignition is switched on.

Speedometer

The bottom line displays the recorded


distance in km.

Trip odometer
The recorded distance is displayed
The portable ashtray can be placed in since the last reset.
the cupholders.
Trip odometer counts up to 9999 km
and then restarts at 0.
Indicates vehicle speed.
Instruments and controls 85
Baselevel and Midlevel display Uplevel display Tachometer

To reset, press SET/CLR on the turn Two trip odometer are selectable for Displays the engine speed.
signal lever for a few seconds different trips.
3 97. Drive in a low engine speed range for
Select menu Trip/Fuel Information each gear as much as possible.
Menu ; by pressing Menu on the
turn signal lever. Turn adjuster wheel Caution
on turn signal lever and select Trip 1
or Trip 2. Each trip odometer can be If the needle is in the red warning
reset separately by pressing zone, the maximum permitted
SET/CLR on the turn signal lever for engine speed is exceeded. Engine
a few seconds on the respective at risk.
menu.
86 Instruments and controls

Fuel gauge During liquid gas operation, the LED off : petrol operation
system automatically switches over to LED : checking conditions for
petrol operation when gas tanks are flashes fuel transition to liquid
empty 3 86. gas operation.
Never run the fuel tank dry. Illuminates if conditions
are fulfilled.
Because of the fuel remaining in the LED illu‐ : liquid gas operation
tank, the top-up quantity may be less minates
than the specified tank capacity. LED : liquid gas tank is empty
flashes or failure in liquid gas
Fuel selector five system. A message is
times displayed in the Driver
and Information Centre.
extin‐
guishes
Number of LEDs displays the level in
the fuel tank. As soon as the liquid gas tank is
8 : fuel tank is full. empty, petrol operation is
LEDs The arrow indicates the automatically engaged until the
vehicle side where the fuel ignition is switched off.
filler flap is located. Fuel for liquid gas operation 3 180.
During liquid gas operation, the level
in the gas tank is displayed.
Control indicator Y illuminates if the Press button LPG to switch between
level in the tank is low. Refuel petrol and liquid gas operation. The
immediately if it flashes. LED in the button shows the current
operating mode.
Instruments and controls 87

Engine coolant temperature Caution


gauge
If engine coolant temperature is
too high, stop vehicle, switch off
engine. Danger to engine. Check
coolant level.

Service display
The engine oil life system lets you
know when to change the engine oil
and filter. Based on driving
conditions, the interval at which an Press MENU to select the Vehicle
engine oil and filter change will be Information Menu ?.
indicated can vary considerably.
Turn the adjuster wheel to select
Number of LEDs displays the coolant To display the remaining engine oil Remaining Oil Life.
temperature. life duration use turn signal lever
buttons:
up to 3 LEDs : engine operating
temperature not
yet reached
4 to 6 LEDs : normal operating
temperature
more than 6 : temperature too
LEDs high
88 Instruments and controls
The remaining engine oil life duration Control indicators
is displayed in percent in the Driver
Information Centre. The control indicators described are
not present in all vehicles. The
Reset description applies to all instrument
versions. Depending on the
Press SET/CLR on turn signal lever equipment, the position of the control
for several seconds to reset. The indicators may vary. When the
remaining engine oil life duration ignition is switched on, most control
menu must be active. Switch on indicators will illuminate briefly as a
ignition, but not the engine. functionality test.
The system must be reset every time The control indicator colours mean:
the engine oil is changed to ensure
proper functionality. Seek the red : danger, important reminder
assistance of a workshop. yellow : warning, information, fault
green : confirmation of activation
Next service blue : confirmation of activation
white : confirmation of activation
When the system has calculated that
engine oil life has diminished, a
warning message appears in the
Driver Information Centre. Have
engine oil and filter changed by a
workshop within one week or
500 km (whichever occurs first).
Driver Information Centre 3 97.
Service information 3 237.
Instruments and controls 89
Control indicators in the instrument cluster
90 Instruments and controls
Control indicators in the centre R Brake and clutch system Y Low fuel 3 95
console 3 93
d Immobiliser 3 95
- Operate pedal 3 93
# Reduced engine power 3 95
u Antilock brake system (ABS)
3 93 D Autostop 3 96

R Gear shifting 3 93 8 Exterior light 3 96

c Power steering 3 93 C High beam 3 96

) Lane departure warning 3 93 l High beam assist 3 96

r Ultrasonic parking assist > Fog light 3 96


3 94 r Rear fog light 3 96
n Electronic Stability Control off m Cruise control 3 96
Overview 3 94
A Vehicle detected ahead 3 96
O Turn signal 3 90 b Electronic Stability Control and
Traction Control system 3 94 L Speed limiter 3 96
X Seat belt reminder 3 91
k Traction Control system off L Traffic sign assistant 3 96
v Airbag and belt tensioners 3 94
3 91 h Door open 3 96
! Preheating 3 94
V Airbag deactivation 3 92
% Diesel particle filter 3 94 Turn signal
p Charging system 3 92
w Tyre pressure monitoring O illuminates or flashes green.
Z Malfunction indicator light system 3 95
3 92 Illuminates briefly
I Engine oil pressure 3 95
g Service vehicle soon 3 92 The parking lights are switched on.
Instruments and controls 91
Flashes k for front passenger seat illuminates X in the Driver Information Centre
or flashes red in the centre console flashes or illuminates.
A turn signal or the hazard warning when the seat is occupied.
flashers are activated. Illuminates
Rapid flashing: failure of a turn signal Illuminates After having started the engine for a
light or associated fuse. After the ignition has been switched minimum of 35 seconds, until the seat
Bulb replacement 3 199, Fuses on, until the seat belt has been belt has been fastened.
3 207. fastened. Also illuminates if an unfastened seat
Turn signals 3 120. belt is fastened whilst driving.
Flashes
After having started the engine for a Flashes
Seat belt reminder maximum of 100 seconds, until the After starting-off, when the seat belt is
seat belt has been fastened. unfastened.
Seat belt reminder on front seats Fastening the seat belt 3 42. Fastening the seat belt 3 42.
X for driver's seat illuminates or Seat belt status on rear seats
flashes red in the tachometer. Airbag and belt tensioners
v illuminates red.
When the ignition is switched on, the
control indicator illuminates for
approx. four seconds. If it does not
illuminate, does not go out after
four seconds or illuminates whilst
driving, there is a fault in the airbag
system. Seek the assistance of a
workshop. The airbags and belt
pretensioners may fail to trigger in the
event of an accident.
92 Instruments and controls
Deployment of the belt pretensioners Illuminates when the ignition is
or airbags is indicated by continuous 9 Danger switched on and extinguishes shortly
illumination of v. after the engine starts.
Risk of fatal injury for a child using
a child restraint system together Illuminates when the engine is
9 Warning
with activated front passenger running
airbag.
Have the cause of the fault Fault in the emission control system.
remedied immediately by a Risk of fatal injury for an adult
The permitted emission limits may be
workshop. person with deactivated front
exceeded. Seek the assistance of a
passenger airbag.
workshop immediately.
Belt pretensioners, airbag system
3 41, 3 44. Charging system Flashes when the engine is
p illuminates red. running
Airbag deactivation Illuminates when the ignition is Fault that could lead to catalytic
V illuminates yellow. switched on and extinguishes shortly converter damage. Ease up on the
Illuminates for approx. 60 seconds after the engine starts. accelerator until the flashing stops.
after the ignition is switched on. The Seek the assistance of a workshop
Illuminates when the engine is immediately.
front passenger airbag is activated.
running
* illuminates yellow.
The front passenger airbag is
Stop, switch off engine. Vehicle Service vehicle soon
battery is not charging. Engine g illuminates yellow.
deactivated 3 49. cooling may be interrupted. The
brake servo unit may cease to be Additionally, a warning message is
effective. Seek the assistance of a displayed in the Driver Information
workshop. Centre.
The vehicle requires a service.
Malfunction indicator light Seek the assistance of a workshop.
Z illuminates or flashes yellow. Vehicle messages 3 104.
Instruments and controls 93

Brake and clutch system On some versions, the operate pedal Power steering
message is indicated in the Driver
R illuminates red. Information Display 3 104. c illuminates yellow.
The brake and clutch fluid level is too
low, when manual parking brake is
Illuminates with power steering
not applied 3 196. Antilock brake system disabled
(ABS) Failure in the power steering system.
9 Warning u illuminates yellow. Consult a workshop.
Illuminates for a few seconds after the
Stop. Do not continue your Illumination of c and b
ignition is switched on. The system is
journey. Consult a workshop. ready for operation when the control simultaneously
indicator extinguishes. Power steering system must be
Illuminates when the manual parking
brake is applied and ignition is If the control indicator does not go out calibrated, system calibration 3 156.
switched on 3 153. after a few seconds, or if it illuminates
while driving, there is a fault in the Lane departure warning
ABS. The brake system remains
Operate pedal operational but without ABS ) illuminates green or flashes yellow.
- illuminates or flashes yellow. regulation.
Illuminates green
Antilock brake system 3 152.
Illuminates System is switched on and ready to
operate.
Clutch pedal must be depressed to Gear shifting
start the engine in Autostop mode. Flashes yellow
Stop-start system 3 139. R with the number of the next higher
gear is indicated, when upshifting is System recognises an unintended
Flashes recommended for fuel saving lane change.
reasons.
Clutch pedal must to be depressed for Lane departure warning 3 178.
a main start of the engine 3 19,
3 138.
94 Instruments and controls

Ultrasonic parking assist Flashes Preheating of diesel engine is


activated. Only activates when
r illuminates yellow. The system is actively engaged. outside temperature is low.
Fault in system Engine output may be reduced and
the vehicle may be braked
or automatically to a small degree. Diesel particle filter
Fault due to sensors that are dirty or % illuminates or flashes yellow.
covered by ice or snow Illuminates
The diesel particle filter requires
or A fault in the system is present. A cleaning.
Interference due to external sources warning message or warning code Continue driving until %
of ultrasound. Once the source of appears in the Driver Information
extinguishes. If possible, do not allow
interference is removed, the system Centre. Continued driving is possible.
engine speed to drop below
will operate normally. The system is not operational. Driving
2000 rpm.
Have the cause of the fault in the stability, however, may deteriorate
system remedied by a workshop. depending on road surface Illuminates
conditions.
Ultrasonic parking assist 3 162. The diesel particle filter is full. Start
Have the cause of the fault remedied
cleaning process as soon as
by a workshop.
Electronic Stability Control possible.
Electronic Stability Control 3 155,
off Traction Control system 3 154. Flashes
t illuminates yellow. The maximum filling level of the filter
The system is deactivated. Traction Control system off is reached. Start cleaning process
k illuminates yellow. immediately to avoid damage to the
engine.
Electronic Stability Control The system is deactivated.
Diesel particle filter 3 143, Stop-start
and Traction Control system system 3 139.
b flashes or illuminates yellow. Preheating
! illuminates yellow.
Instruments and controls 95

Tyre pressure monitoring Illuminates when the engine is Check oil level before seeking the
running assistance of a workshop 3 193.
system
w illuminates or flashes yellow.
Caution Low fuel
Illuminates Y illuminates or flashes yellow.
Engine lubrication may be
Tyre pressure loss. Stop immediately interrupted. This may result in Illuminates
and check tyre pressure. damage to the engine and/or
locking of the drive wheels. Level in fuel tank is too low.
Flashes
1. Depress the clutch. Flashes
Fault in system or tyre without
pressure sensor mounted (e.g. spare 2. Set selector lever to neutral. Fuel used up. Refuel immediately.
wheel). After 60-90 seconds the 3. Move out of the flow of traffic as Never run the fuel tank dry.
control indicator illuminates quickly as possible without Refuelling 3 181.
continuously. Consult a workshop. impeding other vehicles. Catalytic converter 3 144.
Tyre pressure monitoring system 4. Switch off the ignition. Bleeding the diesel fuel system
3 214.
3 198.
9 Warning
Engine oil pressure Immobiliser
I illuminates red. When the engine is off,
considerably more force is needed d flashes yellow.
Illuminates when the ignition is to brake and steer.
switched on and extinguishes shortly Fault in the immobiliser system. The
after the engine starts. During an Autostop, the brake engine cannot be started.
servo unit will still be operational.
Do not remove key until vehicle is Reduced engine power
stationary, otherwise the steering
# illuminates yellow.
wheel lock could engage
unexpectedly.
96 Instruments and controls
The engine power is limited. Consult Fog light Speed limiter
a workshop.
> illuminates green. L illuminates in the Driver
The front fog lights are on 3 120. Information Centre when Speed
Autostop limiter is active. Set speed is indicated
alongside L symbol.
Autostop active Rear fog light Speed limiter 3 159.
D illuminates red or white. r illuminates yellow.
Engine is in an Autostop. The rear fog light is on 3 120. Traffic sign assistant
Stop-start system 3 139. L displays detected traffic signs as a
Cruise control control indicator.
Exterior light m illuminates white or green. Traffic sign assistant 3 175.
8 illuminates green. Illuminates white
The exterior lights are on 3 115. Door open
The system is on.
h illuminates.
High beam Illuminates green A door or the tailgate is open.
C illuminates blue. Cruise control is active.
Illuminated when high beam is on or Cruise control 3 157.
during headlight flash 3 117.
Vehicle detected ahead
High beam assist A illuminates green.
l illuminates green.
A vehicle ahead is detected in the
The high beam assist is activated same lane.
3 118. Forward collision alert 3 160.
Instruments and controls 97

Information displays ● seat belt reminder indication


3 91
● clock, if no Infotainment system is
available
Driver Information Centre ● Autostop indication 3 139 ● outside temperature, if no
● service information 3 92 Infotainment system is available
The Driver Information Centre is
located in the instrument cluster. Some of the displayed functions differ
Baselevel-Display when the vehicle is being driven or at
Depending on the version and
a standstill.
equipment, the Driver Information
Centre is available as Baselevel Midlevel display
display, Midlevel display or Uplevel
display.
Following menus are selectable in the
Driver Information Centre using the
buttons on the turn signal lever:
● trip odometer 3 84
● vehicle information and settings,
see below
● trip/fuel information, see below
● economic information, see below Select submenus by turning the
● navigation information adjuster wheel on turn signal lever.
Selectable submenus are:
Following indication appears if The menu pages of the Midlevel
required: ● engine oil life indication
display are selected by pressing
● warning messages 3 104 ● tyre pressure indication MENU on the turn signal lever.
● gear shift indication 3 93 ● tyre loading
● drive mode indication 3 144, ● unit setting
3 149 ● language setting, if no
● tyre pressure warning 3 214 Infotainment system is available
98 Instruments and controls
Selectable menu pages of Midlevel The menu pages of the Uplevel
display are: display are selected by pressing
● Trip/Fuel Information Menu MENU on the turn signal lever. Main
menu, see description below menu symbols are indicated in the top
line of the display:
● Vehicle Information Menu menu,
see description below ● Trip/Fuel Information Menu,
displayed by ;, see
Some of the displayed functions differ description below
when the vehicle is being driven or at
a standstill. Some functions are only ● Vehicle Information Menu,
available when the vehicle is being displayed by ?, see
driven. description below
● ECO Information Menu,
Uplevel-Display displayed by @, see Press MENU to switch between the
main menus or to return from a
description below
submenu to the next higher menu
Some of the displayed functions differ level.
when the vehicle is being driven or at
Turn the adjuster wheel to select a
a standstill. Some functions are only
submenu of the main menu or to set
available when the vehicle is being
a numeric value.
driven.
Press SET/CLR to select and confirm
Selecting menus and functions a function.
The menus and functions can be Vehicle and service messages are
selected via the buttons on the turn popped-up in the Driver Information
signal lever. Centre if required. Confirm messages
by pressing SET/CLR. Vehicle
messages 3 104.
Instruments and controls 99
Trip/Fuel Information Menu Selection and indication is different Simultaneously trip odometer 1 and 2
between Midlevel- and Uplevel- is indicated together with average fuel
Press MENU to select Trip/Fuel Display. economy 1 and 2.
Information Menu information
page ;. The information of trip page 1 and 2
Trip odometer 1 and 2
can be reset separately while the
Turn the adjuster wheel to select a Trip odometer displays the current respective display is active.
submenu. distance since a certain reset.
On vehicles with LPG engines:
The following list contains all possible Trip odometer counts up to a distance Average consumption is indicated for
Trip/Fuel Information Menu pages. of 2000 km then restarts at 0. the currently selected mode (LPG or
Some may not be available for your Turn the adjuster wheel to select petrol).
particular vehicle. between trip odometer 1 and 2.
Follow the instructions given in the To reset, press SET/CLR for a few Digital speed
submenus. seconds while viewing this page. Digital display of the instantaneous
● trip odometer 1 speed.
Simultaneously average fuel
● trip odometer 2 economy 1 and 2 is indicated together Fuel range
● average fuel economy 1 with trip odometer 1 and 2. Range is calculated from current fuel
● average fuel economy 2 The information of trip page 1 and 2 tank level and current consumption.
can be reset separately while the The display shows average values.
● digital speed respective display is active. After refuelling, the range is updated
● fuel range automatically after a brief delay.
Average fuel economy 1 and 2
● fuel range LPG version When the fuel level in the tank is low,
Display of average consumption. The
● fuel level LPG version measurement can be reset at any a message appears on the display
● instantaneous fuel economy time and starts with a default value. and the control indicator Y in the fuel
gauge illuminates.
● average vehicle speed To reset, press SET/CLR for a few
● clock seconds while viewing this page.
● temperature
● blank page
100 Instruments and controls
When the tank must be refuelled Fuel level, LPG version Only indicated if no Infotainment
immediately, a warning message Display of the fuel level in percent for system is available.
appears and remains on the display. the fuel type currently not being used,
Additionally, control indicator Y e.g. in petrol mode the fuel level for Blank page
flashes in the fuel gauge 3 95. LPG is displayed. Shows a blank page without any
information.
Fuel range, LPG version Instantaneous fuel economy
Display of the instantaneous Vehicle Information Menu
consumption. Press MENU to select Vehicle
On vehicles with LPG engines: Information Menu ?.
Instantaneous consumption is Turn the adjuster wheel to select a
indicated for the currently selected submenu.
mode; LPG or petrol.
The following list contains all possible
Average vehicle speed Vehicle Information Menu pages.
Display of average speed. The Some may not be available for your
measurement can be reset at any particular vehicle.
time. Follow the instructions given in the
To reset, press SET/CLR for a few submenus.
seconds while viewing this page. ● unit
Display of the approximate total fuel
range for each fuel tank (LPG and ● speed warning
Clock
petrol). A low fuel level in any tank is Display of current time. ● remaining oil life
indicated by Low in the respective ● tyre pressure
section. Only indicated if no Infotainment
system is available. ● tyre loading
● following distance
Temperature
Display of current outside ● traffic sign assistant
temperature. ● language
Instruments and controls 101
Selection and indication is different To set the speed warning, press Following distance
between Midlevel- and Uplevel- SET/CLR while the page is displayed. Displays the distance in seconds to a
Display. Turn the adjuster wheel to select the preceding moving vehicle 3 162.
value. Press SET/CLR to set the
Unit speed. Traffic sign assistant
Press SET/CLR while page is If the selected speed limit is Displays the detected traffic signs for
displayed. Select imperial (unit 1) or exceeded, a warning chime sounds. the current route section 3 175.
metric (unit 3) by turning the adjuster Once the speed is set, this feature
wheel. Press SET/CLR to set the unit. Language
can be turned off by pressing
SET/CLR while viewing this page. Select preferred country language as
Speed warning display language.
Remaining oil life Only available if vehicle is not
Indicates an estimate of the oil's equipped with an Infotainment
useful life. The number in percentage system.
means the current remaining oil life
and indicates when to change the ECO Information Menu
engine oil and filter 3 87. Press MENU to select ECO
Tyre pressure Information Menu @.
Tyre pressure of all wheels is Turn the adjuster wheel to select a
displayed on this page during driving submenu.
3 214. Follow the instructions given in the
submenus.
Tyre load
The speed warning function alerts the ● economy trend
The tyre pressure category according
driver when a set speed is exceeded. to the actually inflated tyre pressure ● economy index
can be selected 3 214. ● top consumers
102 Instruments and controls
Economy trend segments within the Eco area. The
more segments are filled, the higher
the fuel consumption. Simultaneously
the current consumption value is
indicated.
Top consumers
List of top comfort consumers
currently switched on is displayed in
descending order. Fuel saving
potential is indicated. A switched-off
consumer disappears from the list
and the consumption value will be
updated. The Colour-Info-Display with touch
screen functionality indicates in
This page displays a graph of the last The list of consumers varies due to
colour:
10 recorded average fuel economy model variant.
values per 100 km. ● time 3 81
During sporadic driving conditions,
Filled segments display the the engine will activate the heated ● outside temperature 3 80
consumption in 5 km steps and shows rear window automatically to increase ● date 3 81
the effect of topography or driving the engine load. In this event, the ● rear view camera indication
behaviour on fuel consumption. heated rear window is indicated as 3 173
Graph can be reset by pressing one of the top consumers, without
activation by the driver. ● parking assist and advanced
SET/CLR. parking assist instructions
Economy index 3 162
Colour-Info-Display ● electronic climate control settings
The current fuel consumption is
indicated on a segment display. For Depending on the vehicle 3 129
economical driving, adapt your configuration, the vehicle has a
driving style to keep the filled Colour-Info-Display with touch screen
functionality.
Instruments and controls 103
● Infotainment system, see Tap display icon Settings: Menu page
description in the Infotainment Settings is displayed. Select a setting
manual by tapping.
● system messages Tap selection once more to confirm a
● vehicle messages 3 104 setting or value.
● settings for vehicle Press display button q to exit a menu
personalisation 3 107 or setting without changing or delete
the last character in a character
The type of information and how it is sequence.
displayed depends on the settings
made. To exit the Settings menu, press
display button q in steps or
Selecting menus and settings press ; after confirming the
The Graphic-Info-Display indicates:
changes.
Menus and settings are selected via ● time 3 81
the touch screen display. Vehicle personalisation 3 107.
● outside temperature 3 80
Memorised settings 3 24.
● date 3 81
Graphic-Info-Display ● electronic climate control settings
3 129
Depending on the vehicle
configuration, the vehicle has a ● Infotainment system, see
Graphic-Info-Display. description in the Infotainment
manual
● settings for vehicle
personalisation 3 107

Selecting menus and settings


Menus and settings are accessed via
Press ;: Home page is displayed. the display.
104 Instruments and controls

Vehicle messages Vehicle messages on Base- and


Midlevel-Display
Messages are indicated mainly in the
Driver Information Centre, in some
cases together with a warning and
signal buzzer.
Press CONFIG: Menu page Settings
is displayed.
Turn knob MENU-TUNE to select a
setting or value.
Press knob MENU-TUNE to confirm
a setting or value.
Press BACK to exit a menu or setting
without changing or delete the last
character in a character sequence. The vehicle messages are displayed
Press the button for a few seconds to as code numbers.
delete the entire entry. No. Vehicle message
To exit the Settings menu, press
BACK in steps or press CONFIG after Press SET/CLR, MENU or turn the 1 Change engine oil
confirming the changes. adjuster wheel to confirm a message.
3 Engine coolant level low
Vehicle personalisation 3 107.
4 Air conditioning off
Memorised settings 3 24.
5 Steering wheel is locked
7 Turn steering wheel, switch
ignition off and then on
Instruments and controls 105

No. Vehicle message No. Vehicle message No. Vehicle message


9 Turn steering wheel, start 28 Right rear turn signal failure 57 Tyre pressure imbalance on
engine again rear axle
29 Check trailer brake light
12 Vehicle overloaded 58 Tyres without TPMS sensors
30 Check trailer reversing light detected
13 Compressor overheated
31 Check left trailer turn signal 59 Open then close driver window
15 Centre high-mounted brake
light failure 32 Check right trailer turn signal 60 Open then close front
33 Check trailer rear fog light passenger window
16 Brake light failure
34 Check trailer rear light 65 Theft attempted
17 Headlight levelling malfunction
35 Replace battery in radio remote 66 Service theft alarm system
18 Left low beam failure
control 67 Service steering wheel lock
19 Rear fog light failure
48 Clean side blind spot alert 68 Service power steering
20 Right low beam failure system
75 Service air conditioning
21 Left sidelight failure 49 Lane departure warning
unavailable 76 Service side blind spot alert
22 Right sidelight failure system
53 Tighten fuel filler cap
23 Reversing light failure 79 Top up engine oil
54 Water in diesel fuel filter
24 Number plate light failure 81 Service transmission
55 Diesel particle filter is full
25 Left front turn signal failure 3 143 82 Change engine oil soon
26 Left rear turn signal failure 56 Tyre pressure imbalance on 84 Engine power reduced
27 Right front turn signal failure front axle
89 Service vehicle soon
106 Instruments and controls

No. Vehicle message ● cruise control, speed limiter Warning chimes


● forward collision alert
94 Shift to park before exiting When starting the engine or whilst
● parking assist systems
95 Service airbag driving
● lighting, bulb replacement
128 Bonnet open ● wiper/washer system Only one warning chime will sound at
a time.
134 Park assist fault, clean bumper ● doors, windows
The warning chime regarding
● side blind spot alert unfastened seat belts has priority
136 Service parking assist
● traffic sign assistant over any other warning chime.
145 Check washer fluid level ● If seat belt is not fastened.
● lane departure warning
174 Low vehicle battery ● radio remote control ● If a door or the tailgate is not fully
● seat belts closed when starting off.
258 Park assist off
● airbag systems ● If a certain speed is exceeded
Vehicle messages on Uplevel- with parking brake applied.
● engine and transmission
Display ● If a programmed speed is
● tyre pressure exceeded.
The vehicle messages are displayed ● diesel particle filter ● If a warning message appears in
as text. Follow the instructions given ● vehicle battery status the Driver Information Centre or
in the messages.
Info-Display.
The system displays messages Vehicle messages on
● If the parking assist detects an
regarding the following topics: Colour-Info-Display object.
● service messages Some important messages appear ● If unintended lane change
● fluid levels additionally in the occurs.
● anti-theft alarm system Colour-Info-Display. Some
messages only pop-up for a few
● brakes seconds.
● ride control systems
Instruments and controls 107
● If the reverse gear is engaged
and the rear end carrier
1. Switch off immediately any
electrical consumers which are
Vehicle personalisation
extended. not required for a safe drive, e.g.
The vehicle's behaviour can be
● If the diesel particle filter has seat heating, heated windsreen
personalised by changing the settings
reached the maximum filling and heated rear window or other
in the Info-Display.
level. main consumers.
Some of the personal settings for
2. Charge the vehicle battery by
When the vehicle is parked and/or different drivers can be memorised
driving continuously for a while or
the driver's door is opened individually for each vehicle key.
by using a charging device.
Memorised settings 3 24.
● With exterior lights on. The warning message or warning
Depending on vehicle equipment and
code will disappear after the engine
During an Autostop country-specific regulations, some of
has been started twice consecutively
the functions described below might
without a voltage drop.
● If the driver's door is opened. not be available.
If the vehicle battery cannot be
Some functions are only displayed or
recharged, have the cause of the fault
Battery voltage remedied by a workshop.
active when the engine is running.
Uplevel-Display Personal settings
When the vehicle battery voltage is
Graphic-Info-Display
running low, a warning message will
appear in the Driver Information Press CONFIG for the Settings menu.
Centre. Turn the MENU-TUNE control to
Base- and Midlevel-Display move to the desired setup menu, and
then press MENU-TUNE.
When the vehicle battery voltage is
running low, a warning code 174 will
appear in the Driver Information
Centre.
108 Instruments and controls
Languages ● Comfort settings
Selection of the desired language. Chime volume: Changes the
volume of warning chimes.
Time Date
Refer to 'Clock' 3 81. Personalization by driver:
Activates or deactivates the
Radio settings personalisation function.
Refer to Infotainment manual for Rear auto wipe in reverse:
further information. Activates or deactivates
automatic switching on of the
Phone settings
rear window wiper when reverse
Refer to Infotainment manual for gear is engaged.
further information.
The following settings can be ● Park assist / Collision detection
selected: Vehicle settings Park assist: Activates or
● Climate and air quality deactivates the ultrasonic
Auto fan speed: Modifies the parking assist. Activation is
level of the cabin airflow of the selectable with or without
climate control in Automatic attached trailer coupling.
mode. Side blind zone alert: Changes
Air conditioning mode: Controls the settings for the side blind spot
the state of the cooling alert system.
● Languages
compressor when the vehicle is ● Exterior ambient lighting
● Time Date started. Last setting Exterior lighting by unlocking:
● Radio settings (recommended) or at vehicle
start is either always ON or Activates or deactivates the entry
● Phone settings lighting.
always OFF.
● Vehicle settings Duration upon exit of vehicle:
Auto rear demist: Activates
In the corresponding submenus, the automatically rear heated
following settings can be changed: window.
Instruments and controls 109
Activates or deactivates and Auto relock doors: Activates or
changes the duration of exit deactivates the automatic relock
lighting. function after unlocking without
● Power door locks opening the vehicle.
Auto door lock: Activates or ● Restore factory settings:
deactivates the automatic door Resets all settings to the default
locking function after switching settings.
on ignition.
Personal settings
Stop door lock if door open:
Activates or deactivates the door Colour-Info-Display
locking function while a door is When audio is switched on, press ;
open. on the control panel. ● Time & date settings
Delayed door lock: Activates or
deactivates the delayed door ● Radio settings
locking function. This menu ● Connection settings
option is displayed with Stop door ● Vehicle settings
lock if door open deactivated.
Central locking system 3 24. ● Language
● Remote locking, unlocking, ● Text scroll
starting ● Touch beep volume
Remote unlock feedback: ● Max startup volume
Activates or deactivates the ● System version
hazard warning flasher feedback ● DivX(R) VOD
whilst unlocking.
In the corresponding submenus the
Passive door unlock: Changes Press Settings. following settings can be changed:
the configuration to unlock only The following settings can be
the driver's door or the whole selected: Time & date settings
vehicle whilst unlocking. Refer to 'Clock' 3 81.
110 Instruments and controls
Radio settings Personalization by driver: locking function after switching
Refer to Infotainment manual for Activates or deactivates the on ignition.
further information. personalisation function. Unlocked door anti lock out:
Auto wipe in reverse gear: Activates or deactivates the door
Connection settings Activates or deactivates locking function while a door is
Refer to Infotainment manual for automatic switching on of the open.
further information. rear window wiper when reverse Delayed door lock: Activates or
gear is engaged. deactivates the delayed door
Vehicle settings
● Climate & air quality ● Collision / detection locking function. This menu
Park assist: Activates or option is displayed with Unlocked
Auto fan speed: Modifies the door anti lock out deactivated.
level of the cabin airflow of the deactivates the ultrasonic
parking assist. Activation is Central locking system 3 24.
climate control in automatic
mode. selectable with or without ● Lock, unlock settings
attached trailer coupling. Remote unlock light feedback:
Air conditioning mode: Controls
the state of the cooling Side blind zone alert: Changes Activates or deactivates the
compressor when the vehicle is the settings for the side blind spot hazard warning flasher feedback
started. Last setting alert system. whilst unlocking.
(recommended) or at vehicle ● Lighting Remote door unlock: Changes
start is either always ON or Exit lighting: Activates or the configuration to unlock only
always OFF. deactivates and changes the the driver's door or the whole
Auto rear defog: Activates heated duration of exit lighting. vehicle whilst unlocking.
rear window automatically. Vehicle locator lights: Activates Relock remotely unlocked doors:
● Comfort & convenience or deactivates the welcome Activates or deactivates the
lighting. automatic relock function after
Chime volume: Changes the
volume of warning chimes. ● Power door locks
Auto door lock: Activates or
deactivates the automatic door
Instruments and controls 111
unlocking without opening the
vehicle.
OnStar® system ● OnStar smartphone application
● OnStar remote services, e.g.
● Vehicle factory settings: OnStar is a personal connectivity and location of the vehicle, activation
Restores the setting values back mobility assistant with integrated of horn and lights, control of
to the factory default settings. Wi-Fi hotspot. The OnStar service is central locking system
available 24 hours a day, seven days ● Stolen vehicle assistance
Language a week.
Selection of the desired language. ● Vehicle health check
Note ● Destination download
Text scroll OnStar is not available for all
Refer to Infotainment manual for markets. For further information, Note
further information. contact your workshop. All functions requiring data
connection to the vehicle are no
Note longer available if the vehicle ignition
Touch beep volume
In order to be available and has not been turned on for ten days.
Refer to Infotainment manual for operational, OnStar needs a valid
further information. OnStar subscription, functioning OnStar buttons
Max startup volume vehicle electrics, mobile service and
GPS satellite link.
Refer to Infotainment manual for
further information. To activate the OnStar services and
set up an account, press Z and speak
System version with an OnStar advisor.
Refer to Infotainment manual for Depending on the equipment of the
further information. vehicle, the following services are
DivX(R) VOD available:
Refer to Infotainment manual for ● OnStar emergency services and
further information. support in the case of a vehicle
breakdown
● Wi-Fi hotspot
112 Instruments and controls
Privacy button OnStar services Up to seven devices may be
Press and hold j until an audio connected.
message is heard to activate or OnStar emergency services To connect a mobile device with the
deactivate the transmission of the OnStar emergency provides a service OnStar Wi-Fi hotspot:
vehicle location. with specially trained emergency
advisors for contact, assistance and 1. Press j and then select Wi-Fi
Press j to answer a call or to end a settings on the Info-Display. The
information during an emergency.
call to an OnStar advisor. settings displayed include the Wi-
In the case of an emergency situation Fi hotspot name (SSID),
Press j to access the Wi-Fi settings.
including vehicle breakdown, a flat password and connection type.
OnStar button tyre or empty fuel tank, press [ and
talk to the advisor. The advisor then 2. Start a Wi-Fi network search on
Press Z to establish a connection to your mobile device.
an OnStar advisor. contacts emergency or assistance
service providers and directs them to 3. Select your vehicle hotspot
SOS button your vehicle. (SSID) when listed.
Press [ to establish a priority In the case of an accident with 4. When prompted, enter the
emergency connection to a specially activation of airbags or belt password on your mobile device.
trained emergency advisor. tensioners, an automatic emergency Note
call is established. The advisor is To change the SSID or password,
Status light immediately connected to your select Z and talk to an OnStar
Green: The system is ready. vehicle to see whether help is advisor or logon to your account.
Green flashing: The system is on a needed.
call. To switch off the Wi-Fi hotspot
OnStar Wi-Fi hotspot functionality, press Z to call an
Red: A problem arose. The Wi-Fi hotspot of the vehicle OnStar advisor.
Off: System is off. provides internet connectivity through
the 4G/LTE mobile network. Smartphone app
Red / green flashing for a short period
of time: Transmission of the vehicle With the myOpel smartphone app,
Note
location has been deactivated. some vehicle functions can be
The Wi-Fi hotspot functionality is not
operated via a smartphone.
available for all markets.
Instruments and controls 113
The following functions are available: Stolen vehicle assistance to directly determine the issue.
● Lock or unlock doors. If a vehicle is stolen, the OnStar Depending on the results, the advisor
stolen vehicle assistance service can will provide further support.
● Honk horn or flash lights.
provide support in locating and
● Check fuel level, engine oil life recovering the vehicle. Monthly vehicle diagnostics
and tyre pressure (only with tyre The vehicle automatically transmits
Theft alert
pressure monitoring system). diagnostic data to OnStar which
When the anti-theft alarm system is
● Send navigation destination to sends a monthly email report to you
triggered, a notification is sent to
the vehicle, if equipped with a and your preferred workshop.
OnStar. You are then informed about
built-in navigation system. this event by text message or email. Note
● Locate vehicle on a map. If required, report the theft to the The workshop notification function
authorities and request OnStar stolen can be disabled in your account.
● Manage Wi-Fi settings.
To operate these functions, download vehicle assistance. Use any phone to The report contains the status of key
the app from the respective app store. call an OnStar advisor. Find the operating systems of the vehicle like
respective OnStar phone number on engine, transmission, airbags,
Remote service our country-specific website. antilock brakes, and other major
If desired, use any phone to call an Remote ignition block systems. It also provides information
OnStar advisor, who can remotely By sending remote signals, OnStar on possible maintenance items and
operate specific vehicle functions. can block the ignition cycle tyre pressure (only with tyre pressure
Find the respective OnStar phone preventing the vehicle from restarting monitoring system).
number on our country-specific once it has been turned off. To look at the information in greater
website. detail, select the link within the email
The following functions are available: On-demand diagnostics and log into your account.
At any time e.g. if the vehicle displays
● Lock or unlock doors. a service message, press Z to Destination download
● Provide information on the contact an OnStar advisor and ask to A desired destination can be directly
vehicle location. complete a real-time diagnostic check downloaded to the navigation system.
● Honk horn or flash lights.
114 Instruments and controls
Press Z to call an OnStar advisor and Note Find the privacy policy in your
describe the destination or point of In any case, if the vehicle is disposed account.
interest. of, sold or otherwise transferred,
immediately inform OnStar about Software updates
The OnStar advisor can look up any
the changes and terminate the OnStar may remotely carry out
address or point of interest and
OnStar service on this vehicle. software updates without further
directly download the destination to
notice or consent. These updates are
the built-in navigation system. Vehicle location to enhance or maintain safety and
The vehicle location is transmitted to security or the operation of the
OnStar settings OnStar when service is requested or vehicle.
OnStar PIN triggered. A message on the Info-
Display informs about this These updates may concern privacy
To have full access to all OnStar issues. Find the privacy policy in your
transmission.
services, a four-digit PIN is required. account.
The PIN has to be personalised when To activate or deactivate the
first talking to an OnStar advisor. transmission of the vehicle location,
press and hold j until an audio
To change the PIN, press Z to call an
message is heard.
OnStar advisor.
The deactivation is indicated by the
Account data status light flashing red and green for
An OnStar subscriber has an a short period of time and each time
account, where all the data is stored. the vehicle is started.
To request a change of the account Note
information, press Z and talk to an If the transmission of the vehicle
OnStar advisor or logon to your location is deactivated, some
account. services are no longer available.
If the OnStar service is used on
Note
another vehicle, press Z and request
The vehicle location always remains
that the account be transferred to the accessible to OnStar in the case of
new vehicle. an emergency.
Lighting 115

Lighting Exit lighting .............................. 124


Battery discharge protection .... 124
Exterior lighting
Light switch
Exterior lighting .......................... 115
Light switch .............................. 115
Automatic light control ............. 116
High beam ............................... 117
Headlight flash ......................... 117
Headlight range adjustment .... 117
Headlights when driving
abroad .................................... 117
Daytime running lights ............. 118
Xenon lighting system ............. 118
Hazard warning flashers .......... 119
Turn and lane-change signals . 120
Front fog lights ......................... 120
Rear fog light ........................... 120 Turn light switch:
Parking lights ........................... 121 7 : lights off
Reversing lights ....................... 121 8 : sidelights
Misted light covers ................... 121 9 : headlights
Interior lighting ........................... 121
Instrument panel illumination Control indicator 8 3 96.
control ..................................... 121
Interior lights ............................ 122
Reading lights .......................... 123
Lighting features ........................ 123
Entry lighting ............................ 123
116 Lighting
Light switch with automatic light When switching on the ignition, depending on the lighting conditions
control automatic light control is active. and information given by the rain
When headlights are on, 8 sensor system.
illuminates. Control indicator 8 Daytime running light 3 118.
3 96.
Automatic headlight activation
Tail lights
During poor lighting conditions the
Tail lights are illuminated together headlights are switched on.
with headlights and sidelights. Furthermore the headlights are
switched on if the windscreen wipers
Automatic light control have been activated for several
wipes.
Tunnel detection
Turn light switch: When a tunnel is entered, the
AUTO : automatic light control: headlights are switched on
headlights are switched on immediately.
and off automatically
depending on external
lighting conditions
m : activation or deactivation of
the automatic light control.
Switch turns back to AUTO
8 : sidelights
9 : headlights When the automatic light control
function is switched on and the
The current status of the automatic engine is running, the system
light control is displayed in the Driver switches between daytime running
Information Centre. light and headlights automatically
Lighting 117

High beam Headlight range adjustment Headlights when driving


Manual headlight range
abroad
adjustment The asymmetrical headlight beam
extends visibility at the edge of the
road at the passenger side.
However, when driving in countries
where traffic drives on the opposite
side of the road, adjust the headlights
to prevent dazzling of oncoming
traffic.

To switch from low to high beam,


push lever.
To switch to low beam, push lever
again or pull. To adapt headlight range to the
vehicle load to prevent dazzling: turn
High beam assist 3 118. thumb wheel ? to required position.
0 : front seats occupied
Headlight flash 1 : all seats occupied
To activate the headlight flash, pull 2 : all seats occupied and load
lever. compartment laden
3 : driver's seat occupied and load There are two adjuster elements on
compartment laden each headlight housing.
Turn both adjuster elements on each
headlight housing 1/2 turn with a
size six hexagon key anticlockwise to
118 Lighting
set to right-hand traffic mode. Xenon lighting system It switches automatically to low beam
Therefore, insert the key in the guide when:
as shown in the illustration. Xenon lighting system includes:
● The camera in the windscreen
Alternatively, a Phillips head ● xenon headlights for low and high detects the lights of oncoming or
screwdriver size three can be used for beam preceding vehicles.
setting. ● high beam assist ● The vehicle speed drops below
To reset to left-hand traffic mode, turn ● corner lighting 20 km/h.
adjuster elements 1/2 turn clockwise.
● reversing function ● It is foggy or snowy.
Xenon headlights ● Driving in urban areas.
Daytime running lights If there are no restrictions detected,
Daytime running light increases Xenon headlights for low and high the system switches back to high
visibility of the vehicle during daylight. beam ensure better visibility under all beam.
They are switched on automatically conditions.
when ignition is on. Operation is the same as for halogen Activation
Versions with automatic light control headlights.
The system switches automatically Light switch 3 115, high beam 3 117,
between daytime running light and headlight flash 3 117, headlight range
headlights, depending on the lighting adjustment 3 117, headlights when
conditions and information given by driving abroad 3 117.
the rain sensor system. Automatic Automatic light control 3 116.
light control 3 116.
High beam assist
This feature allows high beam xenon
lights to function as the main driving
light at night and when vehicle speed
exceeds 40 km/h.
Lighting 119
The high beam assist is activated by Corner lighting Hazard warning flashers
pushing the indicator lever twice at a
speed above 40 km/h.
The green control indicator l
illuminates continuously when the
assist is activated, the blue one 7
illuminates when high beam is on.
Control indicator l 3 96.
On tight bends or when turning off,
Deactivation depending on the steering angle or
Push indicator lever once. It is also the indicator light signal, an additional
deactivated when front fog lights are left or right reflector is switched on
switched on. which illuminates the road in the
direction of travel. It is activated up to
If a headlight flash is activated when a speed of 40 km/h.
the high beam is on, the high beam Operated by pressing ¨.
assist will be deactivated. Reversing function In the event of an accident with airbag
If a headlight flash is activated when deployment, the hazard warning
If the low beam is on and reverse gear flashers are activated automatically.
the high beam is off, the high beam
is engaged, both corner lights are
assist will remain activated.
switched on. They remain illuminated
The latest setting of the high beam for 20 seconds after disengaging
assist will remain after the ignition is reverse gear.
switched on again.
120 Lighting

Turn and lane-change With a trailer connected, turn signal Rear fog light
flashes six times and tone frequency
signals changes when pressing the lever until
resistance is felt and then releasing.
Move the lever to the resistance point
and hold for longer indication.
Switch the turn signal off manually by
moving the lever to its original
position.

Front fog lights

Operated by pressing r.
lever up : right turn signal Light switch in position AUTO:
lever down : left turn signal switching on rear fog light will switch
on headlights automatically.
If the lever is moved past the
resistance point, the turn signal is
switched on constantly. When the
steering wheel moves back, the turn
signal is automatically deactivated.
For three flashes, e.g. when changing
lanes, press the lever until resistance
Operated by pressing >.
is felt and then release.
Light switch in position AUTO:
switching on front fog lights will switch
the low beam on automatically.
Lighting 121

Parking lights Reversing lights Interior lighting


The reversing light comes on when
the ignition is on and reverse gear is Instrument panel
selected. illumination control
Misted light covers
The inside of the light housing may
mist up briefly in poor, wet and cold
weather conditions, in heavy rain or
after washing. The mist disappears
quickly by itself; to help switch on the
headlights.

When the vehicle is parked, the


parking lights on one side can be
activated:
1. Switch off the ignition. Brightness of the following lights can
2. Move the turn signal lever all the be adjusted when the exterior lights
way up (right parking lights) or are on:
down (left parking lights). ● instrument panel illumination
Confirmed by an acoustic signal and ● dome light
the corresponding turn signal control
● ambient light
indicator.
● Info-Display
● illuminated switches and
operation elements
122 Lighting
Turn thumb wheel A and hold until Operate rocker switch: When exterior lighting has been on
the desired brightness is obtained. centre : automatic switching on previously, courtesy light will turn on
On vehicles with automatic light position when opening a door. when ignition is switched off.
control, the brightness can only be w Turns off after a delay Note
adjusted when the exterior lights are press I : permanently on In the event of an accident with
on and the light sensor detects night press 0 : permanently off airbag deployment, the courtesy
conditions. lights are turned on automatically.
Front courtesy light with reading
lights Rear courtesy lights
Interior lights
When opening a door, the courtesy
Front courtesy light light automatically switches on and
then off after a delay.

Left and right lamps are operated


separately.

Pressing c switches courtesy light


on or off manually.
Switching on ignition will turn off
courtesy light.
Lighting 123
Operate rocker switches: Reading lights Lighting features
centre : automatic switching on
position when opening a door. Entry lighting
Turns off after a delay
press I : permanently on Welcome lighting
press 0 : permanently off
The following lights are switched on
Dome light for a short time by unlocking the
vehicle with the radio remote control:
Spotlight incorporated in the inside
● headlights
mirror housing comes on when
headlights are switched on. ● tail lights
Dome light illuminates gear shifting ● number plate lights
console indirectly. ● instrument panel light
Ambient light Operated by pressing 2 for the left ● interior lights
and right side. Some functions are only operable
The ambient light consists of indirect when it is dark outside, to facilitate
red lights in the doors and in the locating the vehicle.
passenger foot well. It can be dimmed
with the thumb wheel A together with Lighting switches off immediately
the instrument panel illumination when the ignition key is turned to
3 121. position 1 3 137.
Ambient light comes on automatically Activation or deactivation of this
when switching off ignition and function can be changed in the
extinguishes after opening a door. Info-Display.
Vehicle personalisation 3 107.
The settings can be saved for the key
being used 3 24.
124 Lighting
The following lights will additionally Activating The settings can be saved for the key
switch on when the driver's door is being used 3 24.
opened:
● all switches Battery discharge protection
● Driver Information Centre
Vehicle battery state of charge
function
Exit lighting
The following lights switch on if the The function guarantees longest
key is removed from the ignition vehicle battery life via a generator
switch: with controllable power output and
optimised power distribution.
● interior lights
To prevent discharge of the vehicle
● instrument panel light (only when battery when driving, the following
it is dark) 1. Switch off the ignition. systems are reduced automatically in
They will switch off automatically after 2. Remove the ignition key. two stages and finally switched off:
a delay and will be activated again if 3. Open driver's door. ● auxiliary heater
the driver's door is opened.
4. Pull the turn signal lever. ● heated rear window
Path lighting 5. Close the driver's door. ● heated windscreen
Headlights, tail lights and number If the driver's door is not closed the ● heated mirrors
plate lights illuminate the surrounding lights switch off after two minutes. ● heated seats
area for an adjustable time after Exit lighting is switched off ● fan
leaving the vehicle. immediately if the turn signal lever is
In the second stage, a message
pulled while the driver's door is open.
which confirms the activation of the
Activation, deactivation and duration vehicle battery discharge protection
of this function can be changed in the will be displayed in the Driver
Info-Display. Vehicle personalisation Information Centre.
3 107.
Lighting 125
Switching off electric lights
To prevent discharge of the vehicle
battery when the ignition is switched
off, some interior lights are switched
off automatically after some time.
126 Climate control

Climate control Climate control systems Temperature


red : warm
Heating and ventilation blue : cold
Climate control systems ............. 126
system Heating will not be fully effective until
Heating and ventilation system 126 the engine has reached normal
Air conditioning system ........... 127 operating temperature.
Electronic climate control
system .................................... 129 Fan speed
Air vents ..................................... 134 Adjust the air flow by switching the fan
Adjustable air vents ................. 134 to the desired speed.
Fixed air vents ......................... 134
Maintenance .............................. 134 Air distribution
Air intake ................................. 134 M :
to head area
Pollen filter ............................... 134 L :
to head area and foot well
Air conditioning regular K :
to foot well
operation ................................ 135 J :
to windscreen, front door
Service .................................... 135 Controls for: windows and foot well
● temperature l : to windscreen and front door
windows
● fan speed
● air distribution Intermediate settings are possible.
Heated rear window Ü 3 33.
Heated windscreen 3 34.
Heated seats ß 3 40.
ß 3 40.
Heated steering wheel * 3 77.
Climate control 127
Demisting and defrosting the Air conditioning system Temperature
windows red : warm
blue : cold
Heating will not be fully effective until
the engine has reached normal
operating temperature.
Fan speed
Adjust the air flow by switching the fan
to the desired speed.
Air distribution
Controls for: M :
to head area
● Set temperature control to L :
to head area and foot well
● temperature K :
to foot well
warmest level.
● fan speed J :
to windscreen, front door
● Set fan speed to highest speed. windows and foot well
● air distribution
● Set air distribution control to l. l : to windscreen and front door
n : cooling windows (air conditioning is
● Switch on heated rear window Ü. 4 : air recirculation activated in the background to
● Open side air vents as required Ü : heated rear window 3 33 help preventing windows from
and direct them towards door
Heated windscreen 3 34. fogging)
windows.
● For simultaneous warming of the Heated seats ß 3 40. Intermediate settings are possible.
foot well, set air distribution Heated steering wheel * 3 77.
control to J.
128 Climate control
Cooling n If no cooling or drying is required,
switch off the cooling system for fuel 9 Warning
saving reasons.
The exchange of fresh air is
Activated cooling may inhibit reduced in air recirculation mode.
Autostops. In operation without cooling the air
Stop-start system 3 139. humidity increases, so the
windows may mist up from inside.
Air recirculation system 4 The quality of the passenger
compartment air deteriorates,
which may cause the vehicle
occupants to feel drowsy.

In warm and very humid ambient air


conditions, the windscreen may mist
Press n to switch on cooling. up from outside, when cold air is
Activation is indicated by illumination directed towards it. If windscreen
of the LED in the button. Cooling is mists up from outside, activate
only functional when the engine is windscreen wiper and deactivate l.
running and climate control fan is
switched on. Maximum cooling
Press n again to switch off cooling.
Briefly open the windows so that hot
The air conditioning system cools and Press 4 to activate air recirculation
air can disperse quickly.
dehumidifies (dries) as soon as the mode. Activation is indicated by
outside temperature is slightly above illumination of the LED in the button.
the freezing point. Therefore Press 4 again to deactivate air
condensation may form and drip from recirculation mode.
under the vehicle.
Climate control 129
Demisting and defrosting the Note
windows l If air distribution mode l is selected
while engine is running, an Autostop
will be inhibited until another air
distribution is selected.
If air distribution mode l is selected
while the engine is in an Autostop,
the engine will restart automatically.
Stop-start system 3 139.

Electronic climate control


● Switch on cooling n. system
● Air recirculation system 4 on.
● Set temperature control to ● Set temperature control to
coldest level. warmest level.
● Set fan speed to highest level. ● Set fan speed to highest level.
● Set air distribution control to M. ● Set air distribution control to l.
● Open all vents. ● Switch on heated rear window Ü.
● Open side air vents as required
and direct them towards the door
windows.
130 Climate control
Controls for: Climate control settings are shown on ● Open all air vents to allow
● fan speed the Info-Display. Setting optimised air distribution in
modifications are briefly popped-up, Automatic mode.
● temperature superimposed over the currently ● Press n to switch on optimal
● air distribution displayed menu. cooling and demisting. Activation
n : cooling The electronic climate control system is indicated by illumination of the
AUTO : automatic mode is only fully operational when the LED in the button.
4 : manual air recirculation engine is running. ● Set the preselected temperature
V : demisting and defrosting using the centre rotary knob.
Ü : heated rear window 3 33 Automatic mode AUTO
Recommended temperature is
Heated windscreen 3 34. 22 °C.
Heated seats ß 3 40. Temperature preselection
Heated steering wheel * 3 77. Set temperature by turning the centre
In Automatic mode, temperature, fan rotary knob to the desired value. It is
speed and air distribution are indicated on the display in the switch.
regulated automatically. For reasons of comfort, change
temperature only in small increments.

Basic setting for maximum comfort:


● Press AUTO, the air distribution
and fan speed are regulated
automatically. Activation is
indicated by illumination of the
LED in the button.
Climate control 131
Demisting and defrosting the Note
windows V If V is pressed while the engine is
running, an Autostop will be inhibited
until V is pressed again.
If s is pressed with the fan switched
on and the engine running, an
Autostop will be inhibited until s is
pressed again or until the fan is
switched off.
If V is pressed while the engine is
in an Autostop, the engine will restart
automatically.
If the minimum temperature Lo is set, If s is pressed with the fan switched
the climate control system runs at on while the engine is in an
maximum cooling, if cooling n is Autostop, the engine will restart
switched on. ● Press V. Activation is indicated
by illumination of the LED in the automatically.
If the maximum temperature Hi is set,
button. Stop-start system 3 139.
the climate control system runs at
maximum heating. ● Temperature and air distribution
are set automatically and the fan Manual settings
Note runs at high speed. Climate control system settings can
If n is switched on, reducing the set
● Switch on heated rear window Ü. be changed by activating the buttons
cabin temperature can cause the
● To return to previous mode: and rotary knobs as follows.
engine to restart from an Autostop or
press V, to return to Automatic Changing a setting will deactivate the
inhibit an Autostop.
mode: press AUTO. Automatic mode.
Setting of automatic rear window
heating can be changed in the
Info-Display. Vehicle personalisation
3 107.
132 Climate control
Fan speed Z Air distribution Return to Automatic air distribution:
press AUTO.
Cooling n

Turn left rotary knob to decrease or Turn right rotary knob for desired
increase fan speed. The fan speed is adjustment. Setting is indicated in the
indicated in the Info-Display. Info-Display.
Press n to switch on cooling.
Turning knob to $: fan and cooling K : to foot well Activation is indicated by illumination
are switched off. 9 : to windscreen, front door
of the LED in the button. Cooling is
To return to Automatic mode: Press windows and foot well only functional when the engine is
AUTO. s : to windscreen and front door running and climate control fan is
windows (air conditioning is switched on.
activated in the background to
help preventing windows from Press n again to switch off cooling.
fogging) The air conditioning system cools and
M : to head area via adjustable air dehumidifies (dries) as soon as the
vents outside temperature is slightly above
L : to head area and foot well the freezing point. Therefore
condensation may form and drip from
under the vehicle.
Climate control 133
If no cooling or drying is required, Air recirculation mode 4 compartment air deteriorates,
switch off the cooling system for fuel which may cause the vehicle
saving reasons. occupants to feel drowsy.
When the cooling system is switched
off, no engine restart will be In warm and very humid ambient air
requested by the climate control conditions, the windscreen may mist
system during an Autostop. up from outside, when cold air is
Exception: defrost system is activated directed towards it. If windscreen
and outside temperature above 0 °C mists up from outside, activate
requests a restart. windscreen wiper and deactivate s.
The status of cooling operation is
indicated in the Info-Display. Basic settings
Activation or deactivation of cooling Some settings can be changed in the
operation after engine start can be Press 4 to activate air recirculation Info-Display. Vehicle personalisation
changed in the Info-Display. Vehicle mode. Activation is indicated by 3 107.
personalisation 3 107. illumination of the LED in the button.
Press 4 again to deactivate air
recirculation mode.

9 Warning
The exchange of fresh air is
reduced in air recirculation mode.
In operation without cooling the air
humidity increases, so the
windows may mist up from inside.
The quality of the passenger
134 Climate control

Air vents Maintenance


Adjustable air vents Air intake
At least one air vent must be open
while the cooling is on.

Direct the flow of air by tilting and


swivelling the slats.

9 Warning
The air intake in front of the
Do not attach any objects to the windscreen in the engine
Adjust the air amount at the vent slats of the air vents. Risk of compartment must be kept clear to
outlet by turning the adjuster wheel. damage and injury in case of an allow air intake. Remove any leaves,
The vent is closed when the adjuster accident. dirt or snow.
wheel is turned close to the left or
right. Fixed air vents Pollen filter
Additional air vents are located The pollen filter cleans dust, soot,
beneath the windscreen and door pollen and spores from the air
windows and in the foot wells. entering the vehicle through the air
intake.
Climate control 135

Air conditioning regular


operation
In order to ensure continuously
efficient performance, cooling must
be operated for a few minutes once a
month, irrespective of the weather
and time of year. Operation with
cooling is not possible when the
outside temperature is too low.

Service
For optimal cooling performance, it is
recommended to annually check the
climate control system, starting
three years after initial vehicle
registration, including:
● functionality and pressure test
● heating functionality
● leakage check
● check of drive belts
● cleaning of condenser and
evaporator drainage
● performance check
136 Driving and operating

Driving and Manual transmission automa‐


ted .............................................. 148
Fuel for diesel engines ............ 179
Fuel for liquid gas operation .... 180
operating Transmission display ............... 149 Refuelling ................................ 181
Starting the engine .................. 149 Fuel consumption - CO2-
Selector lever .......................... 149 Emissions ............................... 184
Manual mode ........................... 151 Trailer hitch ................................ 185
Driving hints ............................... 137 Electronic driving programmes 151 General information ................. 185
Control of the vehicle ............... 137 Fault ........................................ 151 Driving characteristics and
Starting and operating ............... 137 Brakes ........................................ 152 towing tips .............................. 185
New vehicle running-in ............ 137 Antilock brake system ............. 152 Trailer towing ........................... 186
Ignition switch positions ........... 137 Parking brake .......................... 153 Towing equipment ................... 187
Retained power off .................. 138 Brake assist ............................. 153 Trailer stability assist ............... 189
Starting the engine .................. 138 Hill start assist ......................... 153
Overrun cut-off ........................ 139
Stop-start system .................... 139 Ride control systems ................. 154
Parking .................................... 142 Traction Control system .......... 154
Electronic Stability Control ...... 155
Engine exhaust .......................... 143 City mode ................................ 156
Diesel particle filter .................. 143
Catalytic converter ................... 144 Driver assistance systems ......... 157
Cruise control .......................... 157
Automatic transmission .............. 144 Speed limiter ........................... 159
Transmission display ............... 144 Forward collision alert ............. 160
Selector lever .......................... 145 Following distance indication ... 162
Manual mode ........................... 146 Parking assist .......................... 162
Electronic driving programmes 146 Side blind spot alert ................. 172
Fault ........................................ 147 Rear view camera ................... 173
Interruption of power supply .... 147 Traffic sign assistant ................ 175
Manual transmission .................. 148 Lane departure warning .......... 178
Fuel ............................................ 179
Fuel for petrol engines ............. 179
Driving and operating 137

Driving hints Use only floor mats, which fit properly


and are fixed by the retainers on the
Starting and operating
driver side.
Control of the vehicle New vehicle running-in
Driving downhill Do not brake unnecessarily hard for
Never coast with engine not
the first few journeys.
running Engage a gear when driving downhill
to ensure that sufficient brake During the first drive, smoke may
Many systems will not function in this pressure is available. occur because of wax and oil
situation (e.g. brake servo unit, power evaporating off the exhaust system.
steering). Driving in this manner is a Park the vehicle in the open for a
danger to yourself and others. while after the first drive and avoid
All systems function during an inhaling the fumes.
Autostop. During the running-in period, fuel and
Stop-start system 3 139. engine oil consumption may be
higher.
Idle boost Additionally, the cleaning process of
If charging of the vehicle battery is the diesel particle filter may take
required due to battery condition, the place more often.
power output of the generator must Diesel particle filter 3 143.
be increased. This will be achieved by Autostop may be inhibited to allow for
an idle boost which may be audible. charging of the vehicle battery.
A message appears in the Driver
Information Centre.
Ignition switch positions
Pedals Turn key:
To ensure the pedal travel is
uninhibited, there must be no mats in
the area of the pedals.
138 Driving and operating
Steering wheel lock Starting the engine
Remove key from ignition switch and
turn steering wheel until it engages.

Retained power off


The following electronic systems are
operable until the driver's door is
opened or at the latest for ten minutes
after the ignition is switched off:
● power windows
● power outlets
0 : ignition off: Some functions
remain active until key is ● power sunroof
removed or driver's door is Power to the Infotainment system will Turn key to position 1 to release the
opened, provided the ignition was continue to operate for 30 minutes or steering wheel lock.
on previously until the key is removed from the Manual transmission: operate clutch
1 : accessory power mode: Steering ignition switch, regardless of whether and brake pedal.
wheel lock released, some any door is opened.
Manual transmission automated:
electrical functions are operable,
operate brake pedal.
ignition is off
2 : ignition on power mode: Ignition Automatic transmission: operate
is on, diesel engine is preheating. brake pedal and move selector lever
Control indicators illuminate and to P or N.
most electrical functions are Do not operate the accelerator pedal.
operable Diesel engine: turn the key to position
3 : engine start: Release key after 2 for preheating until control
starting procedure begins indicator ! extinguishes.
Driving and operating 139
Turn key briefly to position 3 and With temperatures below -30 °C, the Turbo engine warm-up
release: an automatic procedure automatic transmission requires a
operates the starter after a brief warming phase of approx. five Upon start-up, engine available
delay, until the engine is running. See minutes. The selector lever must be torque may be limited for a short time,
'Automatic Starter Control'. in position P. especially when the engine
temperature is cold. The limitation is
Before restarting or to switch off the to allow the lubrication system to fully
Automatic starter control
engine, turn the key back to position protect the engine.
0. This function controls the engine
During an Autostop, the engine can starting procedure. The driver does
be started by depressing the clutch not need to hold the key in position 3. Overrun cut-off
pedal. Once applied, the system will go on The fuel supply is automatically cut-
starting automatically until the engine off during overrun, i.e. when the
Starting the vehicle at low is running. Because of the checking vehicle is driven with a gear engaged
temperatures procedure, the engine starts running but accelerator is released.
after a short delay.
Diesel engines
The start of the engine without
Possible reasons for a non-starting Stop-start system
engine:
additional heaters is possible down to The stop-start system helps to save
-25 °С. ● clutch pedal not operated fuel and to reduce the exhaust
(manual transmission) emissions. When conditions allow, it
Petrol engines
● brake pedal not operated or switches off the engine as soon as the
The start of the engine without selector lever not in P or N vehicle is at a low speed or at a
additional heaters is possible down to (automatic transmission) standstill, e.g. at a traffic light or in a
-30 °C. traffic jam.
● timeout occurred
Required is an engine oil with the On vehicles with manual
correct viscosity, the correct fuel, transmission, the engine is started
performed services and a sufficiently automatically as soon as the clutch is
charged vehicle battery. depressed.
140 Driving and operating
On vehicles with manual transmission Deactivate the stop-start system Indication
automated, the engine is started manually by pressing eco. The
automatically as soon as the brake deactivation is indicated when the
pedal is released. LED in the button extinguishes.
A vehicle battery sensor ensures that
Autostop
an Autostop is only performed if the
vehicle battery is sufficiently charged Vehicles with manual transmission
for a restart. If the vehicle is at a low speed or at a
standstill, activate an Autostop as An Autostop is indicated by control
Activation follows: indicator D.
The stop-start system is available as ● Depress the clutch pedal. During an Autostop, the heating and
soon as the engine is started, the ● Set the lever in neutral. brake performance will be
vehicle starts-off and the conditions maintained.
as stated below in this section are ● Release the clutch pedal.
fulfilled. The engine will be switched off while Conditions for an Autostop
the ignition stays on. The stop-start system checks if each
Deactivation of the following conditions is fulfilled:
Vehicles with manual transmission
automated ● The stop-start system is not
If the vehicle is at a standstill with the manually deactivated.
brake pedal depressed, Autostop is ● The bonnet is fully closed.
activated automatically.
● The driver's door is closed or the
The engine will be switched off while driver's seat belt is fastened.
the ignition stays on.
● The vehicle battery is sufficiently
The stop-start system will be disabled charged and in good condition.
on inclines of 15% or more.
● The engine is warmed-up.
● The engine coolant temperature
is not too high.
Driving and operating 141
● The engine exhaust temperature Vehicle battery discharge protection Vehicles with manual transmission
is not too high, e.g. after driving To ensure reliable engine restarts, automated
with high engine load. several vehicle battery discharge Release the brake pedal or move
● The ambient temperature is protection features are implemented selector lever out of D to restart the
above -5 °C. as part of the stop-start system. engine.
● The climate control system When the engine is restarted, control
Power saving measures indicator D in the Driver Information
allows an Autostop. During an Autostop, several electrical Centre extinguishes.
● The brake vacuum is sufficient. features, e.g. the rear window
● The self-cleaning function of the heating, are disabled or switched into Restart of the engine by the stop-
diesel particle filter is not active. a power saving mode. The fan speed start system
of the climate control system is
● The vehicle was driven at least at The selector lever must be in neutral
reduced to save power.
walking speed since the last to enable an automatic restart.
Autostop. Restart of the engine by the driver If one of the following conditions
Otherwise an Autostop will be occurs during an Autostop, the
Vehicles with manual transmission
inhibited. engine will be restarted automatically
Depress the clutch pedal to restart the
Certain settings of the climate control engine. by the stop-start system:
system may inhibit an Autostop. See ● The stop-start system is
When the engine is restarted, control
'Climate control' chapter for further manually deactivated.
indicator D in the Driver Information
information 3 129.
Centre extinguishes. ● The bonnet is opened.
Immediately after motorway driving
an Autostop may be inhibited. If the selector lever is shifted out of ● The driver's seat belt is
neutral before depressing the clutch unfastened and the driver's door
New vehicle running-in 3 137. pedal first, control indicator - is opened.
illuminates or is shown as a symbol in ● The engine temperature is too
the Driver Information Centre. low.
Control indicator - 3 93. ● The charging level of the vehicle
battery is below a defined level.
142 Driving and operating
● The brake vacuum is not ● Always apply the parking steering wheel lock is felt to
sufficient. brake. Activate the manual engage.
● The vehicle is driven at least at parking brake without pressing For vehicles with automatic
walking speed. the release button. Apply as transmission, the key can only
● The climate control system firmly as possible on a downhill be removed when the selector
requests an engine start. slope or uphill slope. Depress lever is in position P.
brake pedal at the same time to
● The air conditioning is manually For vehicles with manual
reduce operating force.
switched on. transmission automated, the
● Switch off the engine. key can only be removed from
If the bonnet is not fully closed, a
warning message is displayed in the ● If the vehicle is on a level the ignition switch when the
Driver Information Centre. surface or uphill slope, engage parking brake is applied.
first gear or set the selector
If an electrical accessory, e.g. a
lever to position P before ● Lock the vehicle.
portable CD player, is connected to
removing the ignition key. On ● Activate the anti-theft alarm
the power outlet, a brief power drop
an uphill slope, turn the front system.
during restart might be noticeable.
wheels away from the kerb.
● The engine cooling fans may run
If the vehicle is on a downhill after the engine has been
Parking slope, engage reverse gear or switched off 3 192.
set the selector lever to position
9 Warning P before removing the ignition
Caution
key. Turn the front wheels
● Do not park the vehicle on an towards the kerb.
easily ignitable surface. The After running at high engine
● Close the windows and the speeds or with high engine loads,
high temperature of the
sunroof. operate the engine briefly at a low
exhaust system could ignite the
surface. ● Remove the ignition key from load or run in neutral for
the ignition switch. Turn the approx. 30 seconds before
steering wheel until the switching off, in order to protect
the turbocharger.
Driving and operating 143
Note
In the event of an accident with
Engine exhaust needs between seven and
12 minutes. Autostop is not available
airbag deployment, the engine is and fuel consumption may be higher
switched off automatically if the 9 Danger during this period. The emission of
vehicle comes to a standstill within a smells and smoke during this process
certain time. Engine exhaust gases contain is normal.
poisonous carbon monoxide,
which is colourless and odourless
and could be fatal if inhaled.
If exhaust gases enter the interior
of the vehicle, open the windows.
Have the cause of the fault
rectified by a workshop.
Under certain driving conditions, e.g.
Avoid driving with an open load short distances, the system cannot
compartment, otherwise exhaust clean itself automatically.
gases could enter the vehicle.
If cleaning of the filter is required and
if previous driving conditions did not
Diesel particle filter enable automatic cleaning, it will be
The diesel particle filter system filters indicated by control indicator %.
harmful soot particles out of the Simultaneously a warning message
exhaust gases. The system includes or warning code appears in the Driver
a self-cleaning function that runs Information Centre.
automatically during driving without % illuminates when diesel particle
any notification. The filter is cleaned filter is full. Start cleaning process as
by periodically burning off the soot soon as possible.
particles at high temperature. This
process takes place automatically
under set driving conditions and may
take up to 25 minutes. Typically it
144 Driving and operating
% flashes when diesel particle filter
has reached the maximum filling
Catalytic converter Automatic transmission
level. Start cleaning process The catalytic converter reduces the
amount of harmful substances in the The automatic transmission permits
immediately to avoid damage to the
exhaust gases. automatic gearshifting (automatic
engine.
mode) or manual gearshifting
Cleaning process Caution (manual mode).
Manual shifting is possible in manual
To activate cleaning process, Fuel grades other than those listed mode by pressing < or ] on the
continue driving, keep engine speed on pages 3 179, 3 245 could selector lever 3 146.
above 2000 revolutions per minute. damage the catalytic converter or
Shift down if necessary. Diesel electronic components.
particle filter cleaning is then started. Transmission display
Unburnt petrol will overheat and
If g illuminates additionally, damage the catalytic converter.
cleaning is not possible, seek the Therefore avoid excessive use of
assistance of a workshop. the starter, running the fuel tank
dry and starting the engine by
Caution pushing or towing.

If the cleaning process is In the event of misfiring, uneven


interrupted, there is a risk of engine running, a reduction in engine
provoking severe engine damage. performance or other unusual
problems, have the cause of the fault
Cleaning takes place quickest at high rectified by a workshop as soon as
engine speeds and loads. possible. In an emergency, driving
Control indicator % extinguishes as can be continued for a short period,
The mode or selected gear is shown
soon as the self-cleaning operation is keeping vehicle speed and engine
in the transmission display.
complete. speed low.
Driving and operating 145
In automatic mode, the driving P : park position, wheels are locked, Without brake pedal applied, control
programme is indicated by D in the engage only when the vehicle is indicator j illuminates.
Driver Information Centre. stationary and the parking brake If the selector lever is not in P when
In manual mode, M and the number is applied the ignition is switched off, control
of the selected gear is indicated. R : reverse gear, engage only when indicator j flashes.
the vehicle is stationary
R indicates reverse gear. N : neutral To engage P, R or M, press the
N indicates neutral position. D : automatic shift mode release button.
P indicates park position. M : manual shift mode The engine can only be started with
< : push to upshift in manual mode the lever in position P or N. When
] : push to downshift in manual position N is selected, press the brake
Selector lever mode pedal or apply the parking brake
before starting.
The selector lever is locked in P and
can only be moved when the ignition Do not accelerate while engaging a
is on and the brake pedal is applied. gear. Never depress the accelerator
pedal and brake pedal at the same
time.
When a gear is engaged, the vehicle
slowly begins to creep when the
brake is released.
Engine braking
To utilise the engine braking effect,
select a lower gear in good time when
driving downhill, see manual mode.
146 Driving and operating
Rocking the vehicle Move selector lever to position M. Electronic driving
Rocking the vehicle is only Press < on the selector lever to shift programmes
permissible if the vehicle is stuck in to a higher gear.
● Following a cold start, the
sand, mud or snow. Move the selector Press ] on the selector lever to shift operating temperature
lever between D and R in a repeat to a lower gear. programme increases engine
pattern. Do not race the engine and If a higher gear is selected when speed to quickly bring the
avoid sudden acceleration. vehicle speed is too low, or a lower catalytic converter to the required
gear when vehicle speed is too high, temperature.
Parking the shift is not executed. This can ● The automatic neutral shift
Apply the parking brake and engage cause a message in the Driver function automatically shifts to
P. Information Centre. idling when the vehicle is stopped
The ignition key can only be removed In manual mode, no automatic with a forward gear engaged and
when the selector lever is in position shifting to a higher gear takes place the brake pedal is pressed.
P. at high engine revolutions. ● Special programmes
automatically adapt the shifting
Gear shift indication
Manual mode points when driving up inclines or
The symbol R with a number beside down hills.
it is indicated when gearshifting is ● When starting off in snowy or icy
recommended for fuel saving conditions or on other slippery
reasons. surfaces, the electronic
Shift indication appears only in transmission control selects a
manual mode. higher gear automatically.
Kickdown
If the accelerator pedal is pressed
down completely in automatic mode,
the transmission shifts to a lower gear
depending on engine speed.
Driving and operating 147

Fault If the vehicle battery is not the cause


of the fault, release the selector lever.
In the event of a fault, control indicator
g illuminates. Additionally, a 1. Apply the parking brake.
message is displayed in the Driver
Information Centre. Vehicle
messages 3 104.
The transmission no longer shifts
automatically. Continued travel is
possible with manual shifting.
Only the highest gear is available.
Depending on the fault, 2nd gear may
also be available in manual mode. 3. Push down the release lever and
Shift only when the vehicle is at a move the selector lever out of P or
standstill. N. If these positions are engaged
Have the cause of the fault remedied again, the selector lever will be
2. Release the selector lever trim
by a workshop. locked in position again. Have the
from the centre console; Poke
cause of the power supply
with a finger into the leather
interruption remedied by a
Interruption of power supply socket in front of the selector lever
workshop.
In the event of an interruption of and push the trim upwards at the
front rim from below, as shown in 4. Mount the selector lever trim onto
power supply, the selector lever the centre console and refit.
cannot be moved out of the P the illustration. Rotate trim to the
position. The ignition key cannot be left.
removed from the ignition switch.
If the vehicle battery is discharged,
start the vehicle using jump leads
3 229.
148 Driving and operating

Manual transmission Caution Manual transmission


automated
It is not advisable to drive with the
hand resting on the selector lever. The automated manual transmission
permits manual gearshifting (manual
Gear shift indication 3 93. mode) or automatic gearshifting
Stop-start system 3 139. (automatic mode), both with
automatic clutch control.
Manual shifting is possible by tapping
the selector lever in manual mode.
Note
When unlocking or opening a
vehicle door, a sound may be
audible caused by the hydraulic
To engage reverse, depress the system.
clutch pedal and then press the
release button on the selector lever
and engage the gear.
If the gear does not engage, set the
lever to neutral, release the clutch
pedal and depress again; then repeat
gear selection.
Do not slip the clutch unnecessarily.
When operating, depress the clutch
pedal completely. Do not use the
pedal as a foot rest.
Driving and operating 149

Transmission display Transmission automatically shifts to When the engine is restarted, control
N upon starting. There may be a slight indicator D extinguishes in the Driver
delay. Information Centre.
Starting is not possible if all brake The stop-start system will be disabled
lights fail. on inclines of 15% or more.
Stop-start-system Stop-start-system 3 139.

Autostop
Selector lever
If the vehicle is at a standstill and
brake pedal is operated, Autostop is
activated automatically.
The engine will be switched off while
the ignition stays on.
In automatic mode, the driving
programme is indicated by D in the
Driver Information Centre.
In manual mode, M and the number
of the selected gear is indicated.
R indicates reverse gear.
N indicates neutral. An Autostop is indicated by control
indicator D. Always move the selector lever in the
appropriate direction as far as it will
Starting the engine Autostart go. Upon release, it automatically
To start the engine, depress the brake Release the brake pedal or move returns to the centre position.
pedal, if transmission is not in position selector lever out of D to restart the
N. engine.
150 Driving and operating
N : neutral position If neither the accelerator nor the Rocking the vehicle
D/M : switch between automatic (D) brake pedal are depressed, no gear
and manual (M) shift mode. is engaged and D or R flashes for a Rocking the vehicle is only
The transmission display brief time in the display. permissible if the vehicle is stuck in
shows either D or M with the sand, mud or snow. Move the selector
selected gear Stopping the vehicle lever between R and D in a repeat
< : upshifting in manual mode pattern. Do not race the engine and
In D, first gear is engaged and the avoid sudden acceleration.
] : downshifting in manual mode clutch is released when the vehicle is
R : reverse gear. Engage only stopped. In R, reverse gear remains Parking
when vehicle is stationary engaged.
The most recently engaged gear (see
If selector lever is moved from R to the transmission display) remains
left, D is directly engaged.
Engine braking
engaged when switching off ignition.
If selector lever is moved from D to Automatic mode With N, no gear is engaged.
< or ], manual mode M is selected When driving downhill, the manual Therefore always apply the parking
and the transmission shifts. transmission automated does not brake when switching off ignition. If
shift into higher gears until a fairly parking brake is not applied, P flashes
Starting off high engine speed has been reached. in the transmission display and the
Depress the brake pedal and move It shifts down in good time when key cannot be removed from the
the selector lever to D/M or R. If D is braking. ignition switch. P stops flashing in the
selected, transmission is in automatic transmission display as soon as the
Manual mode
mode and first gear is engaged. If R parking brake is slightly applied.
is selected, reverse gear is engaged. To utilise the engine braking effect,
select a lower gear in good time when When the ignition is switched off, the
The vehicle starts to move when the driving downhill. Changing into transmission no longer responds to
brake pedal is released. manual mode is only possible while movement of the selector lever.
To start-off without depressing the the engine is running or during an
brake pedal, accelerate immediately Autostop.
after engaging a gear as long as D or
R flashes.
Driving and operating 151
Tyre pressure monitoring system When + or - is selected in automatic Kickdown
mode, the transmission switches to
To start the sensor matching process manual mode and shifts accordingly. If the accelerator pedal is pressed
of the tyre pressure monitoring down completely in automatic mode,
system, the selector lever must be Gear shift indication the transmission shifts to a lower gear
moved and held in position N for depending on engine speed.
five seconds. P illuminates in the The symbol R with a number
transmission display to indicate that alongside it, is indicated when
the sensor matching process can be gearshifting is recommended for fuel Fault
started. saving reasons. To prevent damage to the manual
Shift indication appears only in transmission automated, the clutch is
Tyre pressure monitoring system
manual mode. engaged automatically at high clutch
3 214.
temperatures.
Electronic driving In the event of a fault, control indicator
Manual mode g illuminates. Additionally, a
If a higher gear is selected when the programmes warning message is displayed in the
engine speed is too low, or a lower ● Following a cold start, the Driver Information Centre. Vehicle
gear when the speed is too high, the operating temperature messages 3 104.
shift is not executed. This prevents programme increases engine Continued driving is restricted or not
the engine from running at too low or speed to quickly bring the possible, depending on the fault.
too high an engine speed. A warning catalytic converter to the required
message is displayed in the Driver temperature. Have the cause of the fault remedied
Information Centre. Vehicle by a workshop.
● The adaptive programme tailors
messages 3 104. gearshifting to the driving
If engine speed is too low, the conditions, e.g. greater load or
transmission automatically shifts to a gradients.
lower gear.
If engine speed is too high, the
transmission only switches to a higher
gear via kickdown.
152 Driving and operating

Brakes ABS starts to regulate brake pressure


as soon as a wheel shows a tendency
Fault
to lock. The vehicle remains 9 Warning
The brake system comprises two
steerable, even during hard braking.
independent brake circuits.
ABS control is made apparent If there is a fault in the ABS, the
If a brake circuit fails, the vehicle can
through a pulse in the brake pedal wheels may be liable to lock due
still be braked using the other brake
and the noise of the regulation to braking that is heavier than
circuit. However, braking effect is
process. normal. The advantages of ABS
achieved only when the brake pedal
For optimum braking, keep the brake are no longer available. During
is depressed firmly. Considerably
pedal fully depressed throughout the hard braking, the vehicle can no
more force is needed for this. The
braking process, despite the fact that longer be steered and may
braking distance is extended. Seek
the pedal is pulsating. Do not reduce swerve.
the assistance of a workshop before
continuing the journey. the pressure on the pedal.
Have the cause of the fault remedied
When the engine is not running, the After starting-off the system performs by a workshop.
support of the brake servo unit a self-test which may be audible.
disappears once the brake pedal has Control indicator u 3 93.
been depressed once or twice.
Braking effect is not reduced, but Adaptive brake light
braking requires significantly greater
During full braking, all three brake
force. It is especially important to bear
lights flash for the duration of ABS
this in mind when being towed.
control.
Control indicator R 3 93.

Antilock brake system


Antilock brake system (ABS)
prevents the wheels from locking.
Driving and operating 153

Parking brake To reduce the operating forces of soon as the vehicle begins to
the parking brake, depress the accelerate or the two seconds holding
Manual parking brake brake pedal at the same time. time is over.
The hill start assist is not active during
Control indicator R 3 93. an Autostop.

Brake assist
If the brake pedal is depressed
quickly and forcefully, maximum
brake force is automatically applied
(full braking).
Maintain steady pressure on the
brake pedal for as long as full braking
is required. Maximum brake force is
automatically reduced when the
9 Warning brake pedal is released.

Always apply parking brake firmly Hill start assist


without operating the release
The system helps prevent unintended
button, and apply as firmly as
movement when driving away on
possible on a downhill or uphill
inclines.
slope.
When releasing the brake pedal after
To release the parking brake, pull
stopping on an incline, the brakes
the lever up slightly, press the
remain on for a further two seconds.
release button and fully lower the
The brakes release automatically as
lever.
154 Driving and operating

Ride control systems 9 Warning


Traction Control system Do not let this special safety
The Traction Control system (TC) is a feature tempt you into taking risks
component of the Electronic Stability when driving.
Control (ESC). Adapt speed to the road
conditions. Control indicator k illuminates.
TC improves driving stability when
necessary, regardless of the type of When TC is deactivated, ESC
road surface or tyre grip, by Deactivation remains active but with higher control
preventing the drive wheels from threshold.
spinning. TC is reactivated by pressing b
As soon as the drive wheels starts to again. A status message pops-up in
spin, engine output is reduced and the Driver Information Centre when
the wheel spinning the most is braked TC is reactivated.
individually. This considerably TC is also reactivated the next time
improves the driving stability of the the ignition is switched on.
vehicle on slippery road surfaces.
Fault
If there is a fault in the system the
control indicator b illuminates
continuously and a message or a
TC can be switched off when spinning warning code appears in the Driver
of drive wheels is required: press b Information Centre. The system is not
briefly. operational.
TC is operational after each engine
start as soon as the control indicator A status message appears in the Have the cause of the fault remedied
b extinguishes. Driver Information Centre when TC is by a workshop.
deactivated.
When TC operates b flashes.
Driving and operating 155

Electronic Stability Control 9 Warning


illuminate and status messages
appear in the Driver Information
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Centre.
improves driving stability when Do not let this special safety
necessary, regardless of the type of feature tempt you into taking risks
road surface or tyre grip. when driving.
As soon as the vehicle starts to Adapt speed to the road
swerve (understeer/oversteer), conditions.
engine output is reduced and the
wheels are braked individually. Control indicator b 3 94.
● To deactivate only Traction
ESC operates in combination with the
Traction Control system (TC). It Deactivation control system, press b briefly:
TC is inactive but ESC remains
prevents the drive wheels from
active with higher control
spinning.
threshold, k illuminates. A status
message appears in the Driver
Information Centre when TC is
deactivated.
ESC is reactivated by pressing the
b button again. If the TC system was
previously disabled, both TC and
ESC is operational after each engine ESC are reactivated. k and n
start as soon as the control indicator extinguish when TC and ESC are
b extinguishes. reactivated.
When ESC operates b flashes. ESC is also reactivated the next time
ESC and TC can be deactivated:
the ignition is switched on.
● press and hold b for a minimum
of five seconds: ESC and TC are
both deactivated. k and n
156 Driving and operating
Fault Activation Deactivation
If there is a fault in the system, the Press B; LED in the button
control indicator b illuminates extinguishes and a message pops-up
continuously and a message or a in the Driver Information Centre.
warning code appears in the Driver Each time the engine is started, City
Information Centre. The system is not mode is deactivated.
operational.
Have the cause of the fault remedied Fault
by a workshop.

City mode
City mode is a feature which enables
increased steering assistance during Press B when engine is running. The
lower speed conditions, e.g. city
system works from standstill up to
traffic or parking. Steering assistance In the event of a fault in the system,
35 km/h, and also in reverse gear.
is increased for greater convenience. control indicator c illuminates and a
Above this speed, the system
changes to normal mode. When message is displayed in the Driver
activated, City mode engages Information Centre.
automatically below 35 km/h. Vehicle messages 3 104.
An illuminated LED in the City mode
button indicates that the system is System calibration
active and a message pops-up in the If control indicators c and b
Driver Information Centre. illuminate simultaneously, a
City mode remains active during an calibration of the power steering
Autostop, but is only operational system is necessary. This can occur
when the engine is running. e.g. when turning the steering wheel
Stop-start system 3 139. for one rotation with ignition switched
Driving and operating 157
off. In this case, switch on ignition and
turn steering wheel once from lock to
Driver assistance
lock. systems
If control indicators c and b do not
extinguish after calibration, seek the 9 Warning
assistance of a workshop.
Driver assistance systems are
developed to support the driver
and not to replace the driver's
attention.
The driver accepts full
responsibility when driving the
vehicle. Do not use the cruise control if it is not
advisable to maintain a constant
When using driver assistance speed.
systems, always take care
regarding the current traffic Vehicles with automatic transmission
situation. or manual transmission automated
Only activate cruise control in
Cruise control automatic mode.
The cruise control can store and Control indicator m 3 96.
maintain speeds of approx. 30 to Switching on
200 km/h. Deviations from the stored
speeds may occur when driving uphill
or downhill.
For safety reasons, the cruise control
cannot be activated until the brake
pedal has been operated once.
Activating in first gear is not possible.
158 Driving and operating
Press m; control indicator m in Automatic deactivation:
instrument cluster illuminates white. ● Vehicle speed is below approx.
30 km/h.
Activation
● Vehicle speed above approx.
Accelerate to the desired speed and 200 km/h.
turn thumb wheel to SET/-, the
● The brake pedal is depressed.
current speed is stored and
maintained. Control indicator m in ● The clutch pedal is depressed for
instrument cluster illuminates green. a few seconds.
Accelerator pedal can be released. ● The selector lever is in N.
Vehicle speed can be increased by ● Engine speed is in a very low
depressing the accelerator pedal. range.
When the accelerator pedal is Reduce speed ● The Traction Control system or
released, the previously stored speed Electronic Stability Control is
is resumed. With cruise control active, hold thumb
wheel turned to SET/- or briefly turn to operating.
Cruise control remains activated SET/- repeatedly: speed decreases
while gearshifting. Resume stored speed
continuously or in small increments.
Increase speed Turn thumb wheel to RES/+ at a
Deactivation speed above 30 km/h. The stored
With cruise control active, hold thumb Press y; control indicator m in speed will be obtained.
wheel turned to RES/+ or briefly turn
instrument cluster illuminates white. Switching off
to RES/+ repeatedly: speed
Cruise control is deactivated. Last
increases continuously or in small
stored speed remains in memory for Press m, control indicator m in
increments.
later speed resume. instrument cluster extinguishes. The
Alternatively accelerate to the desired stored speed is deleted.
speed and store by turning to SET/-.
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Pressing L to activate the speed Activation stored as maximum speed. Speed
limiter or switching off the ignition also limit is displayed in the Driver
switches off cruise control and Information Centre.
deletes the stored speed.

Speed limiter
The speed limiter prevents the
vehicle exceeding a preset maximum
speed.
The maximum speed can be set at a Change speed limit
speed above 25 km/h.
The driver can only accelerate up to With speed limiter active, turn thumb
the preset speed. Deviations from the wheel to RES/+ to increase or SET/-
limited speed may occur when driving Press L. If cruise control has been to decrease the desired maximum
downhill. activated before, it is switched off speed.
when speed limiter is activated and
The preset speed limit is displayed in Exceeding the speed limit
the Driver Information Centre when control indicator m extinguishes.
the system is active. In the event of an emergency, it is
Set speed limit possible to exceed the speed limit by
With speed limiter active, hold thumb depressing the accelerator pedal
wheel turned to RES/+ or briefly turn firmly beyond the point of resistance.
to RES/+ repeatedly until the desired The limited speed will flash in the
maximum speed is displayed in the Driver Information Centre and a
Driver Information Centre. chime sounds during this period.
Alternatively, accelerate to the Release the accelerator pedal and
desired speed and briefly turn thumb the speed limiter function is
wheel to SET/-: the current speed is reactivated once a speed lower than
the limit speed is obtained.
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Deactivation Forward collision alert Activation
Press y: speed limiter is deactivated The forward collision alert can help to Forward collision alert operates
and the vehicle can be driven without avoid or reduce the harm caused by automatically above 40 km/h, if it is
speed limit. front-end crashes. not deactivated by pressing V, see
The limited speed will be stored and Forward collision alert uses the front below.
is indicated in brackets in the Driver camera system in the windscreen to
detect a vehicle directly ahead, in Selecting the alert sensitivity
Information Centre. Additionally, a
corresponding message appears. your path, within a distance of approx. The alert sensitivity can be set to
60 metres. near, medium or far.
Resume limit speed
Turn thumb wheel to RES/+. The
stored speed limit will be obtained.
Switching off
Press L, the speed limit indication
extinguishes in the Driver Information A vehicle ahead is indicated by
Centre. The stored speed is deleted. control indicator A.
By pressing m to activate cruise If a vehicle directly ahead is
control, speed limiter is also approached too quickly, a warning
deactivated and the stored speed is chime and a visual alert in the
deleted. windscreen is provided.
By switching off the ignition, speed Press V, the current setting is shown
A precondition is that forward collision
limiter is also deactivated, but the on the Driver Information Centre.
alert is not deactivated by pressing
speed limit will be stored for next Press V again to change the alert
V.
speed limiter activation. sensitivity.
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Alerting the driver Simultaneously a warning chime General information


sounds. Depress the brake pedal, if it
The vehicle ahead control indicator is required by the situation.
A illuminates green in the instrument 9 Warning
cluster when the system has detected Deactivation
a vehicle in the driving path. Forward collision alert is just a
The system can be deactivated. warning system and does not
When the distance to a preceding Press V repeatedly until the following apply the brakes. When
moving vehicle becomes too small or message appears in the Driver approaching a vehicle ahead too
when approaching another vehicle Information Centre. rapidly, it may not provide you
too rapidly and a collision is imminent, enough time to avoid a collision.
a red LED warning light is reflected
flashing in the windscreen in front of The driver accepts full
the driver's view. responsibility for the appropriate
following distance based on traffic,
weather and visibility conditions.
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The complete attention of the distance of a vehicle directly ahead in If there is no vehicle ahead or the
driver is always required while the vehicle's path. It is active at vehicle ahead is out of range, two
driving. The driver must always be speeds above 40 km/h. dashes will be displayed: -.- sec.
ready to take action and apply the When a preceding vehicle is detected
brakes. ahead, the distance is indicated in Parking assist
seconds, displayed on a page in the
System limitations Driver Information Centre 3 97. Press Rear parking assist
The system is designed to warn of MENU on the turn signal lever to
vehicles only, but may react also to select Vehicle Information 9 Warning
other objects. Menu ? and turn the adjuster
In the following cases, forward wheel to choose following distance It is the driver who bears full
collision alert may not detect a vehicle indication page. responsibility for the parking
ahead or sensor performance is manoeuvre.
limited: Always check the surrounding
● on winding roads area while reversing and using the
rear parking assist system.
● when weather limits visibility, e.g.
fog, rain, or snow The rear parking assist makes
● when the sensor is blocked by parking easier by measuring the
snow, ice, slush, mud, dirt, or distance between the vehicle and
windscreen damage rear obstacles. It informs and warns
the driver by giving acoustic signals
Following distance and display indication.
indication
The following distance indication The minimum indicated distance is
displays the distance to a preceding 0.5 seconds.
moving vehicle. The front camera in
the windscreen is used to detect the
Driving and operating 163
sounds becomes shorter as the Deactivation
vehicle gets closer to that obstacle.
When the distance is less than
approx. 30 cm, the sound is
continuous.
Additionally, the distance to rear
obstacles is displayed by changing
distance lines in the Driver
Information Centre 3 97 or,
depending on the version, on the
Colour-Info-Display 3 102.
The distance indication can be
The system has four ultrasonic inhibited by vehicle messages with a
parking sensors in the rear bumper. higher priority. After approving the
The system automatically switches
message by pressing SET/CLR on
Activation off when reverse gear is disengaged.
the turn signal lever, distance
When reverse gear is engaged, the indication appears again. Manual deactivation is also possible
system is ready to operate by pressing the parking assist button
automatically. r.
An illuminated LED in the parking In both cases, the LED in the button
assist button r indicates that the extinguishes.
system is ready to operate.
Fault
Indication In the event of a fault or if the system
The system warns the driver with does not work temporarily, e.g.
acoustic signals against potentially because of high external noise level
hazardous obstacles behind the or other interference factors, the LED
vehicle in a distance range up to in the button flashes for
1.5 metres. The interval between the three seconds then extinguishes.
164 Driving and operating
Control indicator r illuminates in
the instrument cluster 3 94 or a
message is indicated in the Driver
Information Centre.
Front-rear parking assist

9 Warning
The driver bears full responsibility
for the parking manoeuvre.
Always check the surrounding
area when driving backwards or The system has four ultrasonic An illuminated LED in the parking
forwards while using parking parking sensors each in the rear and assist button r indicates that the
assist system. front bumper. system is ready to operate.
The front parking assist can also be
The front-rear parking assist Activation
activated at a speed up to 11 km/h
measures the distance between the When reverse gear is engaged, the with a brief press of the parking assist
vehicle and obstacles in front and system is ready to operate button.
behind the vehicle. It informs and automatically.
warns the driver by giving acoustic If r is switched on once within an
signals and display indication. ignition cycle, the front parking assist
It uses two different acoustic warning is deactivated at a speed above
signals for the front and rear 11 km/h. It will be reactivated if
monitoring areas, each with a vehicle speed has not exceeded
different tone frequency. 25 km/h beforehand. If vehicle speed
has exceeded 25 km/h beforehand,
front parking assist remains
deactivated when speed drops below
11 km/h.
Driving and operating 165
When the system is deactivated, the
LED in the button extinguishes and
Park Assist Off pops-up in the Driver
Information Centre.
Indication
The system warns the driver with
acoustic signals against potentially
hazardous obstacles behind the
vehicle in a distance range up to
1.5 metres and in front up to
1.2 metres. Depending on which side
of the vehicle is closer to an obstacle,
you will hear acoustic warning signals The distance to rear and front The distance to obstacles is shown on
in the vehicle on the respective side. obstacles is displayed by changing the Colour-Info-Display by coloured
The interval between the sounds distance lines in the Driver zones in front of or behind the vehicle
becomes shorter as the vehicle gets Information Centre 3 97. 3 102.
closer to that obstacle. When the The distance indication can be
distance is less than approx. 30 cm, inhibited by vehicle messages with a Deactivation
the sound is continuous. higher priority. After approving the The system is deactivated
message by pressing SET/CLR on automatically when vehicle speed
Additionally, the distance to rear and exceeds 25 km/h.
front obstacles is displayed by the turn signal lever, distance
changing distance lines in the Driver indication appears again. Manual deactivation is also possible
Information Centre 3 97 or, by pressing the parking assist button
depending on the version, on the r.
Colour-Info-Display 3 102. When the system is deactivated, the
LED in the button extinguishes and
Park Assist Off pops-up in the Driver
Information Centre.
166 Driving and operating
Fault Instructions are given in the Driver Parking assist button D and
In the event of a fault or if the system Information Centre 3 97 or, operation logic
does not work temporarily, e.g. depending on the version, on the Advanced parking assist and front-
because of high external noise level Colour-Info-Display 3 102, supported rear parking assist both use the same
or other interference factors, a by acoustic signals. button for activation and deactivation:
message pops-up in the Driver The driver must control acceleration, A brief press of D activates or
Information Centre. braking and gear shifting, while deactivates the parking assist.
Vehicle messages 3 104. steering is done automatically. A long press of D (approx.
Advanced parking assist one second) activates or deactivates
the advanced parking assist, see
separate description below.
9 Warning
Button logic operates the systems by
The driver bears full responsibility pressing D as follows:
for accepting the parking slot ● If front-rear parking assist is
suggested by the system and the active, a brief press deactivates
parking manoeuvre. front-rear parking assist.
Always check the surrounding ● If front-rear parking assist is
area in all directions when using active, a long press activates
the advanced parking assist. advanced parking assist.
Advanced parking assist is always ● If advanced parking assist is
The advanced parking assist active and the system is in
measures a suitable parking slot combined with front-rear parking
assist. Both systems use the same parking slot searching mode, a
while passing, calculates the brief press activates front-rear
trajectory and automatically steers sensors in the front and rear bumper.
parking assist.
the vehicle into a parallel or The system has six ultrasonic parking
perpendicular parking slot. sensors each in both the rear and
front bumper.
Driving and operating 167
● If advanced parking assist is When the system is deactivated, the
active and the system is in park LED in the button extinguishes and
guiding mode, a brief press Park Assist Off pops-up in the Driver
deactivates advanced parking Information Centre.
assist.
Indication
● If advanced parking assist is
active, a long press deactivates The system warns the driver with
advanced parking assist and acoustic signals against potentially
front-rear parking assist. hazardous obstacles behind the
vehicle in a distance range up to
● If forward gear or neutral is 1.5 metres and in front up to
selected, a brief press activates 1.2 metres. Depending on which side
or deactivates front parking of the vehicle is closer to an obstacle,
assist. An illuminated LED in the parking you will hear acoustic warning signals
● If reverse gear is selected, a brief assist button D indicates that the in the vehicle on the respective side.
press activates or deactivates system is ready to operate. The interval between the sounds
front and rear parking assist. The front-rear parking assist can also becomes shorter as the vehicle gets
be activated at a speed up to closer to that obstacle. When the
Activation of front-rear parking assist 11 km/h with a brief press of the distance is less than approx. 30 cm,
When reverse gear is engaged, the parking assist button. the sound is continuous.
front and rear parking assist is ready If D is switched on once within an Additionally, the distance to rear and
to operate. front obstacles is displayed by
ignition cycle, the front parking assist
is deactivated at a speed above changing distance lines in the Driver
11 km/h. It will be reactivated if Information Centre 3 97 or,
vehicle speed has not exceeded depending on the version, on the
25 km/h beforehand. If vehicle speed Colour-Info-Display 3 102.
has exceeded 25 km/h beforehand,
front parking assist remains
deactivated when speed drops below
11 km/h.
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The distance to rear and front The distance to obstacles is shown on When searching for a parking slot, the
obstacles is displayed by changing the Colour-Info-Display by coloured system is ready to operate with a long
distance lines in the Driver zones in front of or behind the vehicle press of D.
Information Centre 3 97. 3 102. The system recognises and
The distance indication can be memorises ten metres for parallel
inhibited by vehicle messages with a Activation of advanced parking assist
parking slots or six metres for
higher priority. After approving the Advanced parking assist can only be perpendicular parking slots in the
message by pressing SET/CLR on activated when driving forwards. parking assist mode.
the turn signal lever, distance The system can only be activated at
indication appears again. a speed up to 30 km/h and the system
searches for a parking slot at a speed
up to 30 km/h.
The maximum allowed parallel
distance between the vehicle and a
row of parked cars is 1.8 metres for
parallel parking and 2.5 metres for
perpendicular parking.
Driving and operating 169
Functionality Select parallel or perpendicular
Parking slot searching mode parking slot in Driver Information
Vehicles with indication in the Driver Centre by pressing SET/CLR.
Information Centre

Select parallel or perpendicular


parking slot by tapping the icon 6 or
7 on the Colour-Info-Display.
When a slot is detected, visual
feedback in the Driver Information
Centre and an acoustic signal is
given.
Vehicles with indication on the
Colour-Info-Display
170 Driving and operating
When a slot is detected, a visual Always pay attention to the sound of Display indication
feedback on the Colour-Info-Display the front-rear parking assist. The instructions on the display show:
and an acoustic signal is given. Continuous sound indicates that the ● General hints and warning
If the driver does not stop the vehicle distance to an obstacle is less than messages.
within ten metres for parallel parking approx. 30 cm.
● A hint when driving faster than
slots or six metres for perpendicular If, for any reason, the driver must take 30 km/h during parking slot
parking slots after a parking slot is over control of the steering, hold the searching mode, or 8 km/h in
proposed, the system starts to search steering wheel only at the outer edge. guiding mode.
for another suitable parking slot. Automatic steering is cancelled in this
event. ● The demand to stop the vehicle,
Park guiding mode when a parking slot is detected.
The parking slot suggestion of the Changing the parking side ● The direction of driving during the
system is accepted when the vehicle The system is configured to detect parking manoeuvre.
is stopped by the driver within ten parking slots by default on the
metres for parallel parking slots or six passenger side. To detect parking ● The demand to shift into reverse
metres for perpendicular parking slots slots on the driver side, switch on turn or first gear.
after the Stop message is given. The signal indicator on the driver side for ● The demand to accelerate or
system calculates the optimal path the duration of the search. brake.
into the parking slot. As soon as the turn signal indicator is ● For some of the instructions a
A brief vibration in the steering wheel switched off, the system searches for progress bar is shown in the
after engaging reverse gear indicates parking slots on the passenger side Driver Information Centre.
that the steering is controlled by the again. ● The successful completion of the
system. Then the vehicle is steered parking manoeuvre indicated by
into the slot automatically by giving a pop-up symbol and a chime.
the driver detailed instructions for
braking, accelerating and gear ● The cancelling of a parking
shifting. The driver must keep hands manoeuvre.
away from the steering wheel.
Driving and operating 171
Display priorities Deactivation by the driver or by the Basic notes on parking assist
Advanced parking assist indication in system during manoeuvring will be systems
the Driver Information Centre can be indicated by Parking Deactivated on
inhibited by vehicle messages with a the display. Additionally, an acoustic 9 Warning
higher priority. After approving the signal sounds.
message by pressing SET/CLR on Under certain circumstances,
the turn signal lever, advanced Fault
various reflective surfaces on
parking assist instructions appear A message appears when:
objects or clothing as well as
again and the parking manoeuvre can ● There is a fault in the system. external noise sources may cause
be continued. ● The driver did not successfully the system to fail to detect
complete the parking obstacles.
Deactivation
manoeuvre. Special attention must be paid to
The system is deactivated by:
● The system is not operational. low obstacles which can damage
● a long press of D the lower part of the bumper.
● Any of the deactivation reasons
● parking manoeuvre successfully
described above apply.
ended
If an object is detected during parking Caution
● driving faster than 30 km/h during
instructions, Stop is indicated on the
parking slot search Performance of the system can be
display. Removing the object will
● driving faster than 8 km/h during resume the parking manoeuvre. If the reduced when sensors are
parking guidance object is not removed, the system will covered, e.g. by ice or snow.
● driver interference on steering be deactivated. A long press of D Performance of the parking assist
wheel detected will activate the system and search for system can be reduced due to
● exceeding number of maximum a new parking slot. heavy loading.
gear changes: eight cycles when Special conditions apply if there
parallel parking or five cycles are taller vehicles in the vicinity
when perpendicular parking (e.g. off-road vehicles, mini vans,
● switching off the ignition vans). Object identification and
172 Driving and operating

correct distance indication in the gateway, a courtyard or even a Side blind spot alert
upper part of these vehicles crossing as a parking slot. After
selecting reverse gear the system The Side blind spot alert system
cannot be guaranteed. detects and reports objects on either
will start a parking manoeuvre. Take
Objects with a very small reflection care regarding the availability of the side of the vehicle, within a specified
cross-section, e.g. objects of suggested parking slot. "blind spot" zone. The system alerts
narrow size or soft materials, may visually in each exterior mirror, when
not be detected by the system. Surface irregularities, e.g. on detecting objects that may not be
construction zones, are not detected visible in the interior and exterior
Parking assist systems do not by the system. The driver accepts
detect objects outside the mirrors.
responsibility.
detection range. Side blind spot alert uses some of the
Note advanced parking assist sensors
Note If engaging a forward gear and which are located in the front and rear
It is possible that the sensor detects exceeding a certain speed, the rear bumper on both sides of the vehicle.
a non-existing object caused by parking assist will be deactivated
echo disturbance from external when the rear carrier system is 9 Warning
acoustic noise or mechanical extended.
misalignments (sporadic false If engaging reverse at first, the Side blind spot alert does not
warnings may occur). parking assist will detect the rear replace driver vision.
Make sure that the front number carrier system and provide a buzzing The system does not detect:
plate is properly mounted (not bent sound. Press r or D briefly to
● vehicles outside the side blind
and no gaps to the bumper on the left deactivate the parking assist.
zones which may be rapidly
or right side) and the sensors are Note approaching
firmly in place. After production, the system ● pedestrians, cyclists or animals
Advanced parking assist system requires a calibration. For optimal
may not respond to changes in the parking guidance, a driving distance Before changing a lane, always
available parking space after of at least 10 km, including a number check all mirrors, look over the
initiating a parking manoeuvre. The of bends, is required. shoulder and use the turn signal.
system may recognize an entry, a
Driving and operating 173
When the system detects a vehicle in warning symbols. If a vehicle is then Fault
the side blind zone while driving detected in the blind zone, the
forward, either while passing a warning symbols B will illuminate as Occasional missed alerts can occur
vehicle or being passed, a yellow normal on the relevant side. under normal circumstances and will
warning symbol B will illuminate in increase in wet conditions.
When the vehicle is started, both
the relevant exterior mirror. If the exterior mirror displays will briefly Side blind spot alert does not operate
driver then activates the turn signal, come on to indicate that the system is when the left or right corners of the
the warning symbol B starts flashing operating. rear bumper are covered with mud,
yellow as a warning not to change dirt, snow, ice, slush, or in heavy
lanes. The system can be activated or rainstorms. Cleaning instructions
deactivated in the Info-Display, 3 233.
vehicle personalisation 3 107.
In the event of a fault in the system or
Deactivation is indicated by a if the system does not work due to
message in the Driver Information temporary conditions, a message is
Centre. displayed in the Driver Information
Centre. Seek the assistance of a
Detection zones
workshop.
The detection zones start at the rear
bumper and extend approx. Rear view camera
three metres rearwards and to the
sides. The height of the zone is The rear view camera assists the
approx. between 0.5 metres and driver when reversing by displaying a
two metres off the ground. view of the area behind the vehicle.
Side blind spot alert is active from Side blind spot alert is designed to The view of the camera is displayed
speeds of 10 km/h up to 140 km/h. ignore stationary objects, e.g. in the Colour-Info-Display.
Driving faster than 140 km/h guardrails, posts, curbs, walls and
deactivates the system, indicated by beams. Parked vehicles or oncoming
low lighting warning symbols B in vehicles are not detected.
both exterior mirrors. Reducing the
speed again will extinguish the
174 Driving and operating
Functionality The area displayed by the camera is
9 Warning limited. The distance of the image that
appears on the display differs from
The rear view camera does not the actual distance.
replace driver vision. Note that
objects that are outside the Warning symbols
camera's field of view and the Warning symbols are indicated as
advanced parking assist sensors, triangles 9 on the picture, which show
e.g. below the bumper or obstacles detected by the rear
underneath the vehicle, are not sensors of the advanced parking
displayed. assist.
Do not reverse the vehicle by only
looking at the Info-Display and Display settings
check the surrounding area Brightness and contrast can be set by
behind and around the vehicle The camera is mounted between the tapping the touch screen display
before reversing. number plate lights and has a viewing when rear view camera is active.
angle of 130°. Deactivation
Activation
Rear view camera is automatically The camera is deactivated when a
activated when reverse gear is certain forward speed is exceeded or
engaged. if reverse gear is not engaged for
approx. ten seconds.
Activation or deactivation of the visual
guiding lines and the alerting symbols
can be changed in the Settings menu
in the Info-Display. Vehicle
personalisation 3 107.
Driving and operating 175
Fault Add-on signs
● additional hints to traffic signs
Fault messages are displayed with a
9 on the top line of the Info-Display. ● restriction of trailer towing
The rear view camera may not ● tractor constraints
operate properly when: ● wet warning
● The surrounding is dark. ● ice warning
● The sun or the beam of ● direction arrows
headlights is shining directly into Speed limit signs and no passing
the camera lens. signs are displayed in the Driver
● Ice, snow, mud, or anything else Information Centre until the next
covers the camera lens. Clean speed limit sign or end of speed limit
the lens, rinse it with water, and Traffic signs, which will be detected, is detected or up to a defined sign
wipe it with a soft cloth. are: timeout.
● The vehicle had a rear end Limit and no passing signs
accident. ● speed limit
● There are extreme temperature ● no passing
changes. ● end of speed limit
● end of no passing
Traffic sign assistant Road signs
Beginning and end of: Indication of multiple signs on the
Functionality display is possible.
● motorways
The traffic sign assistant system
● A-roads
detects designated traffic signs via a
front camera and displays them in the ● play streets
Driver Information Centre.
176 Driving and operating
Display indication Alert function

An exclamation mark in a frame


indicates that there is an additional
sign detected which cannot be
recognised by the system.
The system is active up to a speed of
200 km/h depending on the lighting
conditions.
As soon as vehicle speed becomes Traffic signs are displayed on the Once activated, speed limit and no
slower than 55 km/h, the display will page Traffic sign detection in the passing signs are displayed as pop-
be reset and the content of the traffic Driver Information Centre. Choose up alerts in the Driver Information
sign page will be cleared, e.g. when Vehicle Information Menu ? via Centre.
entering a city zone. The next MENU and select Traffic sign
recognized speed indication will be detection with the adjuster wheel on
displayed. the turn signal lever 3 97.
When another page on the Driver
Information Centre menu was
selected then Traffic sign detection
page is reselected, the last
recognised traffic sign will be
displayed.
Driving and operating 177
Once setting page is displayed, select Fault
Alerts ON to activate pop-up alert.
Deactivate by selecting Alerts OFF. The traffic sign assistant system may
When switching on the ignition, alert not operate correctly when:
function is deactivated. ● The area of the windscreen,
Pop-up alert is displayed for approx. where the front camera is
eight seconds in the Driver located, is not clean.
Information Centre. ● Traffic signs are completely or
partially covered or difficult to
System reset discern.
The content of the traffic sign memory ● There are adverse environmental
can be cleared in the setting menu of conditions, e.g. heavy rain, snow,
The alert function can be activated or the traffic sign assistant page by direct sunlight or shadows. In this
deactivated in the setting menu of the selecting Reset Scores and confirm event, No Traffic Sign Detection
traffic sign assistant page by pressing by pressing SET/CLR on the turn due to Weather is indicated on
SET/CLR on the turn signal lever. signal lever. Upon successful reset, a the display.
chime will sound and the following ● Traffic signs are incorrectly
symbol is indicated until the next mounted or damaged.
traffic sign is detected.
● Traffic signs do not comply with
the Vienna Convention on traffic
signs (Wiener Übereinkommen
über Straßenverkehrszeichen).

Caution
The system is intended to help the
In some cases, traffic sign assistant is driver within a defined speed
cleared up automatically by the range to discern certain traffic
system.
178 Driving and operating

signs. Do not ignore traffic signs Criteria for the detection of an on. When control indicator ) in the
which are not displayed by the unintended lane change are: instrument cluster illuminates green,
system. ● No operation of turn signals. the system is ready to operate.
The system does not discern any ● No brake pedal operation. The system is only operable at
other than the conventional traffic vehicle speeds above 56 km/h and if
● No active accelerator operation lane markings are available.
signs that might give or end a or speeding-up.
speed limit. When the system recognises an
● No active steering. unintended lane change, control
Do not let this special feature
If the driver is performing these indicator ) changes to yellow and
tempt you into taking risks when
actions, no warning will be issued. flashes. Simultaneously a chime
driving.
sound is activated.
Always adapt speed to the road Activation
conditions.
The driver assistance systems do
not relieve the driver from full
responsibility for vehicle
operation.

Lane departure warning Deactivation


The lane departure warning system
The system is deactivated by
observes the lane markings between
pressing ), LED in the button
which the vehicle is driving via a front
extinguishes.
camera. The system detects lane
changes and warns the driver in the At speeds below 56 km/h the system
event of an unintended lane change The lane departure warning system is is inoperable.
via visual and acoustic signals. activated by pressing ). The
illuminated LED in the button
indicates that the system is switched
Driving and operating 179
Fault Fuel Caution
The lane departure warning system
may not operate properly when: Fuel for petrol engines Use of fuel with too low an octane
● The windscreen is not clean. Only use unleaded fuel that complies rating could lead to uncontrolled
with European standard EN 228 or combustion and engine damage.
● There are adverse environmental
conditions e.g. heavy rain, snow, E DIN 51626-1 or equivalent.
direct sunlight or shadows. The engine is capable of running with Fuel for diesel engines
The system can not operate when no fuel that contains up to 10% ethanol Only use diesel fuel that complies
lane marking is detected. (e.g. named E10). with EN 590.
Use fuel with the recommended In countries outside the European
octane rating 3 245. Union use Euro-Diesel fuel with a
sulphur concentration below 50 ppm.
Caution
Caution
Do not use fuel or fuel additives
that contain metallic compounds Use of fuel that does not comply to
such as manganese-based EN 590 or similar can lead to
additives. This may cause engine engine powerloss, increased wear
damage. or engine damage.

Do not use marine diesel oils, heating


Caution oils, Aquazole and similar diesel-
water emulsions. Diesel fuels must
Use of fuel that does not comply to
not be diluted with fuels for petrol
EN 228 or E DIN 51626-1 or
engines.
equivalent can lead to deposits or
engine damage.
180 Driving and operating

Fuel for liquid gas operation Fuel selector LED off : petrol operation
LED : checking conditions for
Liquid gas is known as LPG flashes fuel transition to liquid
(Liquefied Petroleum Gas) or under gas operation.
its French name GPL (Gaz de Pétrole Illuminates if conditions
Liquéfié). LPG is also known as are fulfilled.
Autogas. LED illu‐ : liquid gas operation
LPG consists mainly of propane and minates
butane. The octane rating is between LED : liquid gas tank is empty
105 and 115, depending on the flashes or failure in liquid gas
butane proportion. LPG is stored five system. A message is
liquid at around five to ten bar times displayed in the Driver
pressure. and Information Centre.
The boiling point depends on the extin‐
pressure and mixing ratio. At ambient Pressing LPG switches between guishes
pressure, it is between -42 °C (pure petrol and liquid gas operation as If the fuel tank is empty, the engine
propane) and -0.5 °C (pure butane). soon as the required parameters will not start.
(coolant temperature, gas
Caution temperature and minimum engine The selected fuel mode is stored and
speed) have been reached. The reactivated at the next ignition cycle if
The system works at an ambient requirements are usually fulfilled after conditions allow.
temperature of approx. -8 °C to approx. 60 seconds (depending on As soon as the liquid gas tanks are
100 °C. exterior temperature) and the first firm empty, petrol operation is
press on the accelerator. The LED automatically engaged until the
Full function of the LPG system can status shows the current operating ignition is switched off.
only be guaranteed with liquid gas mode. Every six months, run the petrol tank
which complies with the minimum down until control indicator Y
requirements of DIN EN 589. illuminates, then refuel. This helps
maintain fuel quality and system
function for petrol operation.
Driving and operating 181
Fill the tank completely at regular
Caution Refuelling
intervals to prevent corrosion in the
tank.
Repairs and adjustments may only
Faults and remedies be made by trained specialists in
If gas mode is not possible, check the order to maintain the safety and
following: warranty on the LPG system.
● Is there enough liquid gas
Liquid gas is given a particular odour
present?
(odorised) so that any leaks can be
● Is there enough petrol present for detected easily.
starting?
Due to extreme temperatures in 9 Warning
combination with the gas
composition, it may take slightly If you smell gas in the vehicle or in
longer before the system switches the immediate vicinity, switch to 9 Danger
from petrol to gas mode. petrol mode immediately. No
In extreme situations, the system may smoking. No naked flames or Before refuelling, switch off
also switch back to petrol mode if the ignition sources. ignition and any external heaters
minimum requirements are not with combustion chambers.
fulfilled. If conditions allow, it might be If the gas odour persists, do not start
the engine. Have the cause of the Follow the operating and safety
possible to manually switch back to instructions of the filling station
liquid gas operation. fault remedied by a workshop.
when refuelling.
Seek the assistance of a workshop in When using underground car parks,
the event of all other faults. follow the instructions of the operator
and local laws.
Note
In the event of an accident, switch off
the ignition and lights.
182 Driving and operating
The fuel filler cap can be retained in
9 Danger the bracket on the fuel filler flap.
Fuel is flammable and explosive. For refuelling, fully insert the pump
No smoking. No naked flames or nozzle and switch it on.
sparks. After automatic cut-off, it can be
If you can smell fuel in your topped up with max. two doses of fuel.
vehicle, have the cause of this
remedied immediately by a Caution
workshop.
Wipe off any overflowing fuel
immediately.
Caution
The fuel filler flap can only be opened To close, turn the fuel filler cap
In case of misfuelling, do not if the vehicle is unlocked. Release the clockwise until it clicks.
switch on ignition. fuel filler flap by pushing the flap. Close the flap and let engage.
To open, turn the cap slowly
Fuel filler flap is located at right rear anticlockwise. Liquid gas refuelling
side of the vehicle.
Follow the operating and safety
instructions of the filling station when
refuelling.
The filling valve for the liquid gas is
behind the fuel filler cap.
Driving and operating 183
ACME Adapter: Screw the nut of the
filling nozzle onto the adapter. Press 9 Warning
locking lever on filler nozzle down.
Due to the system design, an
DISH filler neck: Place the filler nozzle escape of liquid gas after
into the adapter. Press locking lever releasing the locking lever is
on filler nozzle down. unavoidable. Avoid inhaling.
Bayonet filler neck: Place filler nozzle
on the adapter and turn to the left or
right through one quarter turn. Pull 9 Warning
locking lever of filler nozzle fully.
The liquid gas tank may only be
EURO filler neck: Press the filler filled to 80% for safety reasons.
nozzle onto the adapter until it
Unscrew protective cap from the filler engages.
neck. The multivalve on the liquid gas tank
Press the button of the liquid gas automatically limits the fill quantity. If
Screw the required adapter hand- supply point. The filling system stops a larger quantity is added, we
tight onto the filler neck. or begins to run slowly when 80% of recommend not exposing the vehicle
the tank volume is reached to the sun until the excess amount
(maximum fill level). has been used up.
Release button on filling system and
the filling process stops. Release the Filling adapter
locking lever and remove the filler As filling systems are not
nozzle. A small quantity of liquid gas standardised, different adapters are
can escape. required which are available from
Opel Distributors and from Opel
Remove adapter and stow in vehicle. Authorised Repairers.
Fit protective cap to prevent the
penetration of foreign bodies into the
filler opening and the system.
184 Driving and operating
Lithuania, Macedonia, Austria,
Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden,
Switzerland, Serbia, Slovakia,
Slovenia, Czech Republic, Turkey,
Ukraine, Hungary
Fuel filler cap
Only use genuine fuel filler caps.
Diesel-engined vehicles have special
fuel filler caps.

ACME adapter: Belgium, Germany, EURO adapter: Spain Fuel consumption - CO2-
Ireland, Luxembourg, Switzerland Emissions
The fuel consumption (combined) of
the model Opel Corsa is within a
range of 7.5 to 3.1 l/100 km.
The CO2 emission (combined) is
within a range of 174 to 82 g/km.
For the values specific for your
vehicle, refer to the EEC Certificate of
Conformity provided with your vehicle
or other national registration
documents.

DISH adapter: Bosnia-Herzegovina,


Bayonet adapter: Netherlands, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, France,
Norway, Spain, United Kingdom Greece, Italy, Croatia, Latvia,
Driving and operating 185
General information Trailer hitch Driving characteristics and
The official fuel consumption and towing tips
specific CO2 emission figures quoted General information Before attaching a trailer, lubricate
relate to the EU base model with Only use towing equipment that has the coupling ball. However, do not do
standard equipment. been approved for your vehicle. so if a stabiliser, which acts on the
Fuel consumption data and CO2 Entrust retrofitting of towing coupling ball, is being used to reduce
emission data are determined equipment to a workshop. It may be snaking movements.
according to regulation R (EC) necessary to make changes that For trailers with low driving stability
No. 715/2007 (in the latest applicable affect the cooling system, heat and caravan trailers with a permitted
version), taking into consideration the shields or other equipment. gross vehicle weight of more than
vehicle weight in running order, as The bulb outage detection function for 1000 kg a speed of 80 km/h must not
specified by the regulation. trailer brake light cannot detect a be exceeded; the use of a stabiliser is
The figures are provided only for the partial bulb outage, e.g. in case of four recommended.
purpose of comparison between times five watt bulbs, the function only If the trailer starts snaking, drive more
different vehicle variants and must detects lamp outage when only a slowly, do not attempt to correct the
not be taken as a guarantee for the single five Watt lamp remains or none steering and brake sharply if
actual fuel consumption of a remain. necessary.
particular vehicle. Additional Fitting of towing equipment could When driving downhill, drive in the
equipment may result in slightly cover the opening of the towing eye. same gear as if driving uphill and
higher results than the stated If this is the case use the coupling ball drive at a similar speed.
consumption and CO2 figures. bar for towing. Always keep the
coupling ball bar in the vehicle when Adjust tyre pressure to the value
Furthermore, fuel consumption is specified for full load 3 253.
dependent on personal driving style not in use.
as well as road and traffic conditions.
186 Driving and operating

Trailer towing The permissible gross train weight Rear axle load
must not be exceeded. This weight is
Trailer loads specified on the identification plate Petrol and diesel engines
3 241. When the trailer is coupled and the
The permissible trailer loads are towing vehicle fully loaded, the
vehicle and engine-dependent Vertical coupling load permissible rear axle load (see
maximum values which must not be identification plate or vehicle
exceeded. The actual trailer load is The vertical coupling load is the load documents) for passenger vehicles
the difference between the actual exerted by the trailer on the coupling may be exceeded by 70 kg for the 5-
gross weight of the trailer and the ball. It can be varied by changing the door vehicle and 60 kg for the 3-door
actual coupling socket load with the weight distribution when loading the vehicle, the gross vehicle weight
trailer coupled. trailer. rating by 55 kg.
The permissible trailer loads are Petrol and diesel engines Engine B14XEL LPG
specified in the vehicle documents. In The maximum permissible vertical When the trailer is coupled and the
general, they are valid for gradients coupling load (55 kg) is specified on towing vehicle fully loaded, the
up to max. 12% the towing equipment identification permissible rear axle load (see
plate and in the vehicle documents. identification plate or vehicle
The permitted trailer loads apply up to Always aim for the maximum load,
the specified incline and up to an documents) for passenger vehicles
especially in the case of heavy may be exceeded by 70 kg for the 5-
altitude of 1000 metres above sea trailers. The vertical coupling load
level. Since engine power decreases door vehicle and 70 kg for the 3-door
should never fall below 25 kg. vehicle and the gross vehicle weight
as altitude increases due to the air
becoming thinner, therefore reducing Engine B14XEL LPG rating by 45 kg.
climbing ability, the permissible gross The maximum permissible vertical Delivery van
train weight also decreases by 10% coupling load (45 kg) is specified on When the trailer is coupled and the
for every 1000 metres of additional the towing equipment identification towing vehicle fully loaded, the
altitude. The gross train weight does plate and in the vehicle documents. permissible rear axle load (see
not have to be reduced when driving Always aim for the maximum load, identification plate or vehicle
on roads with slight inclines (less than especially in the case of heavy documents) for passenger vehicles
8%, e.g. motorways). trailers. The vertical coupling load may be exceeded by 60 kg and the
should never fall below 25 kg. gross vehicle weight rating by 55 kg.
Driving and operating 187
General Disengage and fold down the socket.
If the permitted rear axle load is Remove the sealing plug from the
exceeded a maximum speed of opening for the coupling ball bar and
100 km/h applies. If lower national stow it.
maximum speeds are specified for
trailer operation, they must be Checking the tensioning of the
complied with. coupling ball bar

Towing equipment
Caution
When operating without a trailer, When inserting, fit protective cap over
remove the coupling ball bar. rotary knob with key.

Stowage of coupling ball bar Fitting the coupling ball bar


The coupling ball bar is stowed in a
bag in the spare wheel well and
secured to the lashing eyes in the
load compartment. ● The rotary knob rests on the
coupling ball bar.
● Green marking on the rotary
knob is not visible.
● Locking pin at the top of the
coupling ball bar is set inwards.
● The key is in the lock.
188 Driving and operating
Otherwise, the coupling ball bar must Inserting the coupling ball bar
be tensioned before it is inserted into
the coupling housing:

Green marking on the rotary knob is


visible.
Insert the tensioned coupling ball bar
in the opening and push firmly Lock coupling ball bar and remove
● Place the key in the lock and upwards until it audibly engages. key.
unlock the coupling ball bar. The rotary knob snaps back into its
● Push the rotary knob onto the original position resting against the
coupling ball bar and rotate right coupling ball bar without a gap.
while pressed down until it
engages. The key remains in the 9 Warning
lock.
Do not touch rotary knob during
insertion.
Driving and operating 189
Eye for break-away stopping cable Insert sealing plug in opening for
9 Warning coupling ball bar. Fold away socket.
Towing a trailer is permitted only
when a coupling ball bar is fitted Trailer stability assist
correctly. If the coupling ball bar If the system detects snaking
does not engage correctly, seek movements, engine power is reduced
the assistance of a workshop. and the vehicle/trailer combination is
selectively braked until the snaking
Dismounting the coupling ball bar ceases. While system is working keep
steering wheel as still as possible.
Trailer stability assist is a function of
the Electronic Stability Control 3 155.

Attach breakaway stopping cable to


eye.
Check that the coupling ball bar is
correctly installed
● Green marking on rotary knob is
visible.
● There must be no gap between
the rotary knob and the coupling
ball bar. Insert the key in the lock and unlock
the coupling ball bar.
● The coupling ball bar must be
firmly engaged in the opening. Push the rotary knob onto the
coupling ball bar and rotate right while
● The coupling ball bar must be pressed down until it engages. Pull
locked and the key removed. out the ball bar downwards.
190 Vehicle care

Vehicle care Number plate light ................... 206


Interior lights ............................ 206
Appearance care ....................... 233
Exterior care ............................ 233
Instrument panel illumination ... 206 Interior care ............................. 235
Electrical system ........................ 207
General Information ................... 191 Fuses ....................................... 207
Accessories and vehicle Engine compartment fuse box . 208
modifications .......................... 191 Instrument panel fuse box ....... 210
Vehicle storage ........................ 191 Vehicle tools .............................. 212
End-of-life vehicle recovery ..... 191 Tools ........................................ 212
Vehicle checks ........................... 192 Wheels and tyres ....................... 213
Performing work ...................... 192 Winter tyres ............................. 213
Bonnet ..................................... 192 Tyre designations .................... 213
Engine oil ................................. 193 Tyre pressure .......................... 213
Engine coolant ......................... 194 Tyre pressure monitoring
Washer fluid ............................ 195 system .................................... 214
Brakes ..................................... 196 Tread depth ............................. 218
Brake fluid ............................... 196 Changing tyre and wheel size . 219
Vehicle battery ......................... 196 Wheel covers ........................... 219
Diesel fuel system bleeding ..... 198 Tyre chains .............................. 220
Wiper blade replacement ........ 198 Tyre repair kit .......................... 220
Bulb replacement ....................... 199 Wheel changing ....................... 225
Halogen headlights .................. 199 Spare wheel ............................ 227
Xenon headlights ..................... 201 Jump starting ............................. 229
Fog lights ................................. 202
Front turn signal lights ............. 203 Towing ....................................... 231
Tail lights ................................. 203 Towing the vehicle ................... 231
Side turn signal lights .............. 205 Towing another vehicle ........... 232
Centre high-mounted brake
light ......................................... 206
Vehicle care 191

General Information Vehicle storage ● Open the bonnet, close all doors
and lock the vehicle.
Accessories and vehicle Storage for a long period of time ● Disconnect the clamp from the
negative terminal of the vehicle
modifications If the vehicle is to be stored for several
battery. Beware that all systems
months:
We recommend the use of genuine are not functional, e.g. anti-theft
parts and accessories and factory ● Wash and wax the vehicle. alarm system.
approved parts specific for your ● Have the wax in the engine
vehicle type. We cannot assess or compartment and underbody Putting back into operation
guarantee reliability of other products checked. When the vehicle is to be put back into
- even if they have a regulatory or ● Clean and preserve the rubber operation:
otherwise granted approval. seals. ● Connect the clamp to the
Do not make any modifications to the ● Fill up fuel tank completely. negative terminal of the vehicle
electrical system, e.g. changes of
● Change the engine oil. battery. Activate the electronics
electronic control units (chip tuning).
of the power windows.
● Drain the washer fluid reservoir.
Caution ● Check tyre pressure.
● Check the coolant antifreeze and
corrosion protection. ● Fill up the washer fluid reservoir.
When transporting the vehicle on ● Check the engine oil level.
a train or on a recovery vehicle, the ● Adjust tyre pressure to the value
mud flaps may be damaged. specified for full load. ● Check the coolant level.
● Park the vehicle in a dry, well ● Fit the number plate if necessary.
ventilated place. Engage first or
reverse gear or set selector lever
to P. Prevent the vehicle from End-of-life vehicle recovery
rolling. Information on end-of-life vehicle
● Do not apply the parking brake. recovery centres and the recycling of
end-of-life vehicles is available on our
website. Only entrust this work to an
authorised recycling centre.
192 Vehicle care
Gas vehicles must be recycled by a
service centre authorised for gas
Vehicle checks 9 Danger
vehicles.
Performing work The ignition system and Xenon
headlights use extremely high
voltage. Do not touch.

Bonnet
Opening

9 Warning
Only perform engine compartment
checks when the ignition is off.
The cooling fan may start
operating even if the ignition is off. Pull the release lever and return it to
its original position.
Vehicle care 193
If the bonnet is opened during an Check with the vehicle on a level
Autostop, the engine will be restarted surface. The engine must be at
automatically for safety reasons. operating temperature and switched
off for at least five minutes.
Closing
Pull out the dipstick, wipe it clean,
Before closing the bonnet, press the insert it to the stop on the handle, pull
support into the holder. out and read the engine oil level.
Lower the bonnet and allow it to fall Insert dipstick to the stop on the
into the latch from a low height handle and make half a turn.
(20-25 cm). Check that the bonnet is Different dipsticks are used
engaged. depending on engine variant.
Push the safety catch upwards and Caution
open the bonnet.
Do not press the bonnet into the
latch, to avoid dents.

Engine oil
Check the engine oil level manually
on a regular basis to prevent damage
to the engine. Ensure that the correct
specification of oil is used.
Recommended fluids and lubricants
3 238.
When the engine oil level has
The maximum engine oil dropped to the MIN mark, top-up
consumption is 0.6 l per 1000 km. engine oil.
Secure the bonnet support.
194 Vehicle care
The engine oil level must not exceed temperatures, the factory filled
the MAX mark on the dipstick. coolant provides frost protection
down to approx. -37 °C.

Caution
Only use approved antifreeze.

Coolant level

Caution

We recommend the use of the same Too low a coolant level can cause
grade of engine oil that was used at engine damage.
the last change.
Caution Different coolant reservoirs are used
depending on engine variant.
Overfilled engine oil must be
drained or suctioned out.

Capacities 3 252, Engine oil quality/


viscosity 3 238.
Fit the cap on straight and tighten it.

Engine coolant
The coolant provides freeze
protection down to approx. -28 °C. In
northern countries with very low
Vehicle care 195
If the cooling system is cold, the
9 Warning Washer fluid
coolant level should be above the
filling line mark.
Allow the engine to cool before
opening the cap. Carefully open
the cap, relieving the pressure
slowly.

To top-up, use a 1:1 mixture of


released coolant concentrate mixed
with clean tap water. If no coolant
concentrate is available, use clean
tap water. Install the cap tightly. Have
the coolant concentration checked
and have the cause of the coolant
loss remedied by a workshop. Fill with clean water mixed with a
suitable quantity of approved
Top-up if the level is low. windscreen washer fluid which
contains antifreeze.

Caution
Only washer fluid with a sufficient
antifreeze concentration provides
protection at low temperatures or
a sudden drop in temperature.
196 Vehicle care

Brakes
In the event of minimum thickness of
the brake lining, a squealing noise
sounds during braking.
Continued driving is possible but
have the brake lining replaced as
soon as possible. Batteries do not belong in household
waste. They must be disposed of at
Once new brake linings are installed, an appropriate recycling collection
do not brake unnecessarily hard for point.
the first few journeys.
Laying up the vehicle for more than
four weeks can lead to vehicle battery
Brake fluid The brake fluid level must be between discharge. Disconnect the clamp from
the MIN and MAX marks. the negative terminal of the vehicle
9 Warning If fluid level is below the MIN mark, battery.
seek the assistance of a workshop. Ensure the ignition is switched off
Brake fluid is poisonous and Brake and clutch fluid 3 238. before connecting or disconnecting
corrosive. Avoid contact with eyes, the vehicle battery.
skin, fabrics and painted surfaces.
Vehicle battery Battery discharge protection 3 124.
The vehicle battery is maintenance- Replacing the vehicle battery
free provided that the driving profile
allows sufficient charging of the Note
battery. Short-distance-driving and Any deviation from the instructions
frequent engine starts can discharge given in this section may lead to
the vehicle battery. Avoid the use of temporary deactivation of the stop-
unnecessary electrical consumers. start system.
Vehicle care 197
When the vehicle battery is being An AGM battery can be identified by Warning label
replaced, please ensure that there the label on the battery. We
are no open ventilation holes in the recommend the use of an original
vicinity of the positive terminal. If a Opel battery.
ventilation hole is open in this area, it Note
must be closed off with a dummy cap, Using an AGM vehicle battery
and the ventilation in the vicinity of the
different from the original Opel
negative terminal must be opened.
vehicle battery may result in a lower
Only use batteries that allow the fuse performance.
box to be mounted above the vehicle
battery. We recommend that you have the
vehicle battery replaced by a
In vehicles with an AGM (Absorptive workshop.
Glass Mat) battery, make sure to
have the battery replaced with Stop-start system 3 139.
another AGM battery. Meaning of symbols:
Charging the vehicle battery
● No sparks, naked flames or
smoking.
9 Warning
● Always shield eyes. Explosive
On vehicles with stop-start gases can cause blindness or
system, ensure that the charging injury.
potential does not exceed ● Keep the vehicle battery out of
14.6 volts when using a battery the reach of children.
charger. Otherwise the vehicle ● The vehicle battery contains
battery might be damaged. sulfuric acid which could cause
blindness or serious burn
Jump starting 3 229. injuries.
198 Vehicle care
● See the Owner's manual for Wiper blade replacement Wiper blade on the rear window
further information.
● Explosive gas may be present in
the vicinity of the battery.

Diesel fuel system bleeding


If the tank has been run dry, the diesel
fuel system must be bled. Switch on
the ignition three times for
15 seconds at a time. Then crank the
engine for a maximum of
40 seconds. Repeat this process after
no less than five seconds. If the
engine fails to start, seek the Lift the wiper arm until it stays in the Lift wiper arm. Disengage wiper blade
assistance of a workshop. raised position. Press the catches on as shown in illustration and remove.
both sides, tilt wiper blade at a 90° Attach the wiper blade slightly angled
angle to the wiper arm and remove to the wiper arm and push until it
upwards. engages.
Insert in reverse order. Lower wiper arm carefully.
Lower wiper arm carefully.
Vehicle care 199

Bulb replacement Low beam

Switch off the ignition and switch off


the relevant switch or close the doors.
Only hold a new bulb at the base! Do
not touch the bulb glass with bare
hands.
Use only the same bulb type for
replacement.
Replace headlight bulbs from within
the engine compartment.
Sidelight/daytime running light (1)
Bulb check
Low beam (2) 1. Rotate the cap (2) anticlockwise
After a bulb replacement switch on High beam (3) and remove it.
the ignition, operate and check the
lights. Front turn signal lights 3 203.

Halogen headlights
Halogen headlights with separate
bulbs for sidelight, low beam and high
beam.
200 Vehicle care
2. Press the clip to disengage bulb High beam 2. Press the clip to disengage bulb
holder. Withdraw the bulb holder holder. Withdraw the bulb holder
from the reflector. from the reflector.

1. Rotate the cap (3) anticlockwise


and remove it.
3. Detach the bulb from the bulb 3. Detach the bulb from the bulb
holder and replace the bulb. holder and replace the bulb.
4. Insert the bulb holder with the clip 4. Insert the bulb holder with the clip
downwards and engage into the downwards and engage into the
reflector until it clicks. reflector until it clicks.
5. Install cap. 5. Install cap.
Vehicle care 201
Sidelight/daytime running light 2. Press both clips together and Sidelight/daytime running light
with bulbs withdraw the bulb socket from the with LEDs
headlamp housing.
Sidelights and daytime running lights
are designed as LEDs and cannot be
changed. Consult a workshop in case
of a defective LED.

Xenon headlights
9 Danger
Xenon headlights work under
extremely high electrical voltage.
Do not touch. Have bulbs replaced
1. Rotate bulb socket (1) by a workshop.
3. Remove the bulb from the socket
anticlockwise to disengage.
by pulling.
Sidelight/daytime running lights are
4. Replace and insert new bulb into designed as LEDs and cannot be
socket. changed.
5. Insert the bulb socket into the Bulbs for corner lighting can be
headlamp housing and turn changed.
clockwise.
Front turn signal lights 3 203.
202 Vehicle care
Corner lighting 2. Rotate the bulb holder Fog lights
anticlockwise to disengage.
Withdraw the bulb holder from the The bulbs are accessible from the
reflector. underside of the vehicle.

1. Rotate the cap (3) anticlockwise


and remove it.
3. Remove the bulb from the plug 1. Turn the bulb holder anti-
connector by disengaging and clockwise and remove it from the
pulling. reflector.
4. Replace the bulb. Connect and
engage bulb holder with the plug
connector.
5. Insert the bulb holder into the
reflector and rotate clockwise to
secure.
6. Fit the cap and rotate clockwise.
Vehicle care 203

Tail lights 2. Unscrew both plastic securing


nuts from the inside by hand.

2. Disengage the bulb socket from


the plug connector by pressing
the retaining lug. 1. Release the cover in the load 3. Carefully withdraw the light
3. Remove and replace the bulb compartment on the respective assembly from the recesses and
socket with bulb and attach the side and remove. remove.
plug connector.
4. Insert the bulb socket into the
reflector by turning clockwise and
engage.

Front turn signal lights


Front turn signal lights consist of long-
life bulbs which cannot be changed.
Consult a workshop in case of a
defective long-life bulb.
204 Vehicle care
4. Press the retaining lugs and Reversing light/rear fog light
remove the bulb carrier from the
light assembly. Left-hand drive models
Reversing light is located on the right
light assembly in the tailgate, and the
rear fog light is located on the left light
assembly in the tailgate.
Right-hand drive models
Reversing light is located on the left
light assembly in the tailgate, and the
rear fog light is located on the right
light assembly in the tailgate.
The description of bulb replacement 2. Move light assembly slightly to the
is the same for both lights. outside, then withdraw from the
tailgate.
5. Remove and replace the bulb by
pushing the bulb slightly into the
socket and rotating anticlockwise:
Tail light/Brake light (1)
Turn signal light (2)
6. Insert and turn bulb clockwise into
the tail light assembly. Fit light
assembly with the retaining pins
into the recesses of the vehicle
body and tighten the plastic
securing nuts from inside the load
compartment. 1. Remove screw from the tailgate.
3. Remove the bulb holder by
Close cover and engage. turning.
Vehicle care 205

Side turn signal lights


To replace bulb, remove lamp
housing:

4. Remove the bulb by pushing 2. Turn bulb holder anticlockwise


slightly into the socket and and remove from housing.
rotating anticlockwise. Replace
the bulb.
5. Insert the bulb socket into the 1. Slide lamp to its left side and
assembly and turn to secure. remove with its right end.
6. Attach light assembly into the
tailgate and secure with the
screw.

3. Pull bulb from bulb holder and


replace it.
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4. Insert bulb holder and turn 4. Pull bulb from bulb holder and
clockwise. replace it.
5. Insert left end of the lamp, slide to 5. Insert bulb holder into lamp
the left and insert right end. housing and turn clockwise.
6. Insert lamp into bumper and let
Centre high-mounted brake engage.
light
Have LEDs replaced by a workshop. Interior lights
Courtesy light, reading lights
Number plate light Have bulbs replaced by a workshop.
2. Remove lamp downwards, taking
care not to pull on the cable. Load compartment light
Have bulbs replaced by a workshop.
Dome light
Have bulbs replaced by a workshop.

Instrument panel
illumination
Have bulbs replaced by a workshop.
1. Insert screwdriver in recess of the
cover, press to the side and
release spring. 3. Remove bulb holder from lamp
housing by turning anticlockwise.
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Electrical system There are different kinds of fuses in


the vehicle.
Fuses
Data on the replacement fuse must
match the data on the defective fuse.
There are two fuse boxes in the
vehicle:
● in the front left of the engine
compartment
● in left-hand drive vehicles, behind
the light switch, or, in right-hand
drive vehicles, behind the Place the fuse extractor on the
glovebox various types of fuse from the top, and
Before replacing a fuse, turn off the withdraw fuse.
Depending on the type of fuse, a
respective switch and the ignition. blown fuse can be recognized by its
melted wire. Do not replace the fuse
until the cause of the fault has been
remedied.
Some functions are protected by
several fuses.
Fuses may also be inserted without
existence of a function.
Fuse extractor
A fuse extractor may be located in the
fuse box in the engine compartment.
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Engine compartment fuse No. Circuit


box 1 Trailer interface module, rear
carrier system
2 -
3 Battery sensor
4 Chassis control module fuel
pump
5 ABS
6 Low beam and Daytime running
light left, Xenon high beam
shutter left and right

The fuse box is in the front left of the 7 –


engine compartment. 8 MTA Transmission control
Disengage the cover and fold it module, LPG control module
upwards until it stops. Remove the
cover vertically upwards. 9 Body control module voltage
detection
10 Headlamp levelling
11 Rear wiper
12 Heated rear window
13 Low beam and Daytime running
light right
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No. Circuit No. Circuit


14 Heated exterior mirror 30 Engine control module
15 – 31 High beam left, Xenon low
beam left
16 Brake booster kit
32 High beam right, Xenon low
17 Ignition, crank power supply beam right
18 Engine control module 33 Engine control module
19 Fuel pump 34 Horn
20 – 35 Air condition compressor clutch
21 Engine solenoids, engine 36 Front fog lights
sensors
22 –
23 Injection system
24 Washer system
25 –
26 Engine sensors
27 Heater shut off valve
28 Engine control module
29 Engine control module
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No. Circuit The fuse box is located behind a


cover in the glovebox. Open the
1 ABS pump glovebox, then open the cover and
fold it down.
2 Front wiper
3 Blower
4 Instrument panel
5 –
6 Diesel fuel heater
7 Transmission
The fuse box is behind the light switch
8 Cooling fan low in the instrument panel. Hold the
9 Cooling fan high handle, then pull and fold down the
light switch.
10 Cooling fan
Right-hand drive vehicles
11 Starter

After having changed defective fuses


close the fuse box cover and press
until it engages.
If the fuse box cover is not closed
correctly, malfunction may occur.

Instrument panel fuse box


Left-hand drive vehicles
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No. Circuit No. Circuit No. Circuit


1 – 18 Air conditioning system 34 –
2 – 19 Sunroof 35 Tyre repair kit
3 Power windows 20 Parking assist/Rain sensor/ 36 –
Front camera
4 Voltage transformer 37 Rear wiper
21 Brake switch
5 Body control module 1 38 Cigarette lighter
22 Audio system
6 Body control module 2 39 Power windows/Sunroof/Auto‐
23 Display matic transmission display
7 Body control module 3
24 – 40 –
8 Body control module 4
25 Auxiliary jack
9 Body control module 5
26 Instrument panel
10 Body control module 6
27 Seat heating, driver
11 Body control module 7
28 –
12 Body control module 8
29 –
13 –
30 Instrument panel/Seat heating/
14 Tailgate FlexDock
15 Airbag system 31 Horn
16 Data link connection 32 Seat heating, passenger
17 Ignition 33 Heated steering wheel
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Vehicle tools Vehicles with spare wheel

Tools
Vehicles with tyre repair kit

On OPC or LPG version or versions


with rear carrier system or double
load-bay floor, the tools are located The jack, wheel bolt wrench and
together with the towing eye and tyre some tools are located on the right
repair kit on the right side of the load side of the load compartment, behind
compartment, behind a cover. a cover 3 71.
The tools are located together with
the towing eye and tyre repair kit in
the load compartment below the floor
cover.
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Wheels and tyres Tyre designations Directional tyres


E.g. 195/55 R 16 95 H Directional tyres must be mounted so
Tyre condition, wheel condition 195 : tyre width, mm that they rotate in the correct
55 : cross-section ratio (tyre height direction. The proper rotation
Drive over edges slowly and at right to tyre width), percentage direction is indicated by a symbol
angles if possible. Driving over sharp R : belt type: Radial (e.g. an arrow) on the sidewall.
edges can cause tyre and wheel RF : type: RunFlat
damage. Do not trap tyres on the kerb
when parking.
16 : wheel diameter, inches Tyre pressure
95 : load index e.g. 95 is equivalent
Regularly check the wheels for to 690 kg Check the pressure of cold tyres at
damage. Seek the assistance of a H : speed code letter least every 14 days and before any
workshop in the event of damage or long journey. Do not forget the spare
unusual wear. Speed code letter: wheel.
We recommend not swapping the Q : up to 160 km/h This also applies to vehicles with tyre
front wheels with the rear wheels and S : up to 180 km/h pressure monitoring system.
vice versa, as this can affect vehicle T : up to 190 km/h Unscrew the valve cap.
stability. Always use less worn tyres H : up to 210 km/h
on the rear axle. V : up to 240 km/h
W : up to 270 km/h
Winter tyres Choose a tyre appropiate for the
maximum speed of your verhicle.
Winter tyres improve driving safety at
temperatures below 7 °C and should The maximum speed is achievable at
therefore be fitted on all wheels. kerb weight with driver (75 kg) plus
125 kg payload. Optional equipment
All tyre sizes are permitted as winter
could reduce the maximum speed of
tyres 3 253.
the vehicle.
In accordance with country-specific
Performance 3 247.
regulations, affix the speed sticker in
the driver's field of view.
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Tyre pressure 3 253. For the tyres approved for your information label and tyre pressure
The tyre pressure information label vehicle, refer to the EEC Certificate of chart are valid for cold tyres, which
on the right door frame indicates the Conformity provided with your vehicle means at 20 °C.
original equipment tyres and the or other national registration The pressure increases by nearly
correspondent tyre pressures. documents. 10 kPa for a 10 °C temperature
The tyre pressure data refers to cold The driver is responsible for correct increase. This must be considered
tyres. It applies to summer and winter adjustment of tyre pressure. when warm tyres are checked.
tyres. The tyre pressure value displayed in
The ECO tyre pressure serves to
9 Warning the Driver Information Centre shows
achieve the smallest amount of fuel the real tyre pressure. A cooled down
If the pressure is too low, this can tyre will show a decreased value,
consumption possible.
result in considerable tyre warm- which does not indicate an air leak.
Incorrect tyre pressures will impair up and internal damage, leading to
safety, vehicle handling, comfort and tread separation and even to tyre
fuel economy and will increase tyre blow-out at high speeds. Tyre pressure monitoring
wear. system
Tyre pressures differ depending on If the tyre pressure must be reduced The tyre pressure monitoring system
various options. or increased, switch off ignition. After checks the pressure of all four tyres
For the correct tyre pressure value, adjusting tyre pressure switch on once a minute when vehicle speed
follow the procedure below: ignition and select the relevant setting exceeds a certain limit.
on the page Tyre load in the Driver
● Identify the engine identifier Information Centre 3 97.
code. Engine data 3 245. Caution
● Identify the respective tyre. Temperature dependency
Tyre pressure monitoring system
The tyre pressure tables show all The tyre pressure depends on the warns only about low tyre pressure
possible tyre combinations 3 253. temperature of the tyre. During condition and does not replace
driving, tyre temperature and regular tyre maintenance by the
pressure increase. Tyre pressure driver.
values provided on the tyre
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All wheels must be equipped with Press MENU to select the Vehicle
pressure sensors and the tyres must Information Menu ?.
have the prescribed pressure. Turn the adjuster wheel to select the
Note tyre pressure monitoring system.
In countries where the tyre pressure Baselevel display and Midlevel
monitoring system is legally display:
required, the use of wheels without
pressure sensors will invalidate the
vehicle type approval.
The current tyre pressures can be
shown in the Vehicle Information
Menu ? in the Driver Information
Centre. The tyre pressures for all tyres are
displayed on one page.
The menu can be selected by
pressing the buttons on the turn System status and pressure warnings
signal lever. are displayed by a message
indicating the corresponding tyre in
the Driver Information Centre.
The system considers the tyre
The tyre pressure for each tyre is
temperature for the warnings.
displayed on its own page.
Temperature dependency 3 213.
Uplevel display:
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A detected low tyre pressure A spare wheel or temporary spare menu Tyre Load in the Driver
condition is indicated by the control wheel is not equipped with pressure Information Centre, Vehicle
indicator w 3 95. sensors. The tyre pressure Information Menu ? 3 97. This
If w illuminates, stop as soon as monitoring system is not operational setting is the reference for the tyre
possible and inflate the tyres as for these tyres. Control indicator w pressure warnings.
recommended 3 253. illuminates. For the further three The menu Tyre Load only appears if
tyres, the system remains the vehicle is in a standstill and the
If w flashes for 60-90 seconds then operational.
illuminates continuously, there is a parking brake is applied. On vehicles
fault in the system. Consult a The use of commercially-available with automatic transmission the
workshop. liquid tyre repair kits can impair the selector lever must be in P.
function of the system. Factory- Baselevel display and Midlevel
After inflating, some driving may be approved repair kits can be used.
required to update the tyre pressure display:
values in the Driver Information Operating electronic devices or being
Centre. During this time w may close to facilities using similar wave
illuminate. frequencies could disrupt the tyre
pressure monitoring system.
If w illuminates at lower temperatures
Each time the tyres are replaced, tyre
and extinguishes after driving, this
pressure monitoring system sensors
could be an indicator for approaching
must be dismounted and serviced.
a low tyre pressure condition. Check
For the screwed sensor; replace
tyre pressure.
valve core and sealing ring. For the
Vehicle messages 3 104. clipped sensor; replace complete
If the tyre pressure must be reduced valve stem.
or increased, switch off ignition.
Vehicle loading status
Only mount wheels with pressure
sensors, otherwise the tyre pressure Adjust tyre pressure to load condition
will not be displayed and w according to the tyre information label
illuminates continuously. or tyre pressure chart 3 253, and
select the appropriate setting in the
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Select Tyre pressure sensor matching match all four wheel positions. If it
● LO for comfort pressure up to process takes longer, the matching process
three people. stops and must be restarted.
Each TPMS sensor has a unique
● ECO for Eco pressure up to The tyre pressure sensor matching
identification code. The identification
three people. process is:
code must be matched to a new
● Hi for full loading. wheel position after rotating the 1. Apply the parking brake.
Uplevel display: wheels or exchanging the complete 2. Turn the ignition on.
wheel set and if one or more tyre 3. On vehicles with automatic
pressure sensors were replaced. The transmission: set the selector
tyre pressure sensor matching lever to P.
process should also be performed
after replacing a spare wheel with a On vehicles with manual
road wheel containing the tyre transmission automated: Keep
pressure sensor. brake pedal depressed. Move and
hold the selector lever for five
The malfunction light w and the seconds in position N until P is
warning message or code should go displayed in the Driver
off at the next ignition cycle. The Information Centre. P indicates
sensors are matched to the wheel that the tyre pressure sensor
positions, using a relearn tool, in the matching process can be started.
following order: left side front wheel,
right side front wheel, right side rear On vehicles with manual
Select transmission: select neutral.
wheel and left side rear wheel. The
● Light for comfort pressure up to turn signal light at the current active 4. Use MENU on the turn signal
three people. position is illuminated until sensor is lever to select the Vehicle
● Eco for Eco pressure up to matched. Information Menu ? in the
three people. Consult a workshop for service or Driver Information Centre.
● Max for full loading. purchase a relearn tool. There are 5. Turn the adjuster wheel to scroll to
two minutes to match the first wheel the tyre pressure menu.
position, and five minutes overall to
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Baselevel display and Midlevel 6. Press SET/CLR to begin the matched to the left side rear
display: sensor matching process. A wheel, and the tyre pressure
message requesting acceptance sensor matching process is no
of the process should be longer active.
displayed. 13. Turn off the ignition.
7. Press SET/CLR again to confirm 14. Set all four tyres to the
the selection. The horn sounds recommended air pressure level
twice to indicate that the receiver as indicated on the tyre pressure
is in relearn mode. information label.
8. Start with the left side front wheel. 15. Ensure the tyre loading status is
9. Place the relearn tool against the set according to the selected
tyre sidewall, near the valve stem. pressure 3 97.
Then press the button to activate
the tyre pressure sensor. A horn
Uplevel display:
chirp confirms that the sensor
Tread depth
identification code has been Check tread depth at regular
matched to this wheel position. intervals.
10. Proceed to the right side front Tyres should be replaced for safety
wheel, and repeat the procedure reasons at a tread depth of 2-3 mm
in Step 9. (4 mm for winter tyres).
11. Proceed to the right side rear For safety reasons it is recommended
wheel, and repeat the procedure that the tread depth of the tyres on
in Step 9. one axle should not vary by more than
2 mm.
12. Proceed to the left side rear
wheel, and repeat the procedure
in Step 9. The horn sounds twice
to indicate that the sensor
identification code has been
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speedometer as well as the nominal If the wheel covers and tyres used are
tyre pressure and to make other not factory approved, the tyres must
vehicle modifications. not have a rim protection ridge.
After converting to a different tyre Wheel covers must not impair brake
size, have the label with tyre cooling.
pressures replaced.
9 Warning
Caution
Use of unsuitable tyres or wheel
When converting to wheels with covers could lead to sudden
14 inch diameter, the ground pressure loss and thereby
clearance will be reduced. This accidents.
The legally permissible minimum must be considered when passing
tread depth (1.6 mm) has been over obstacles. Steel wheels: When using locking
reached when the tread has worn wheel nuts, do not attach wheel
down as far as one of the tread wear covers.
indicators (TWI). Their position is
9 Warning
indicated by markings on the
Use of unsuitable tyres or wheels
sidewall.
may lead to accidents and will
Tyres age, even if they are not used. invalidate the vehicle type
We recommend tyre replacement approval.
every six years.
Wheel covers
Changing tyre and wheel Wheel covers and tyres that are
size factory approved for the respective
If tyres of a different size than those vehicle and comply with all of the
fitted at the factory are used, it may be relevant wheel and tyre combination
necessary to reprogramme the requirements must be used.
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Tyre chains Tyre chains are permitted on tyres of If you have a flat tyre:
size 195/55 R16 with rims of size Apply the parking brake and engage
16 x 6 and 16 x 6.5, the latter only in first gear, reverse gear or P.
combination with limited steering
angle. Seek the assistance of a The tyre repair kit is stowed in the load
workshop. compartment.
Tyre chains are not permitted on tyres Depending on the equipment, the tyre
of size 215/45 R17 and 215/40 R18. repair kit is in a compartment in the
right sidewall or in a compartment
The use of tyre chains is not permitted under the floor cover.
on the temporary spare wheel.
Vehicles with tyre repair kit under
Tyre repair kit the floor cover
Minor damage to the tyre tread can be
Tyre chains are only permitted on the repaired with the tyre repair kit.
front wheels. Do not remove foreign bodies from
Always use fine mesh chains that add the tyres.
no more than 10 mm to the tyre tread Tyre damage exceeding 4 mm or that
and the inboard sides (including chain is at the tyre's side wall near the rim
lock). cannot be repaired with the tyre repair
kit.
9 Warning
9 Warning
Damage may lead to tyre blowout.
Do not drive faster than 80 km/h.
Tyre chains are permitted on tyres of 1. Take the tyre repair kit from the
Do not use for a lengthy period.
size 175/70 R14, 185/70 R14, compartment.
185/65 R15, 205/45 R17. Steering and handling may be
2. Remove the compressor.
affected.
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4. Screw the compressor air hose to 9. Connect the compressor plug to
the connection on the sealant the power outlet or cigarette
bottle. lighter socket.
5. Fit the sealant bottle into the To avoid discharging the battery,
retainer on the compressor. we recommend running the
Set the compressor near the tyre engine.
in such a way that the sealant
bottle is upright.

3. Remove the electrical connection


cable and air hose from the
stowage compartments on the
underside of the compressor.

10. Set the rocker switch on the


compressor to I. The tyre is filled
6. Unscrew valve cap from defective with sealant.
tyre. 11. The compressor pressure gauge
7. Screw the filler hose to the tyre briefly indicates up to six bar
valve. whilst the sealant bottle is
emptying (approx. 30 seconds).
8. The switch on the compressor Then the pressure starts to drop.
must be set to J.
12. All of the sealant is pumped into
the tyre. Then the tyre is inflated.
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13. The prescribed tyre pressure Drain excess tyre pressure with
should be obtained within ten the button over the pressure
minutes. Tyre pressure 3 253. indicator.
When the correct pressure is Do not run the compressor for
obtained, switch off the longer than ten minutes.
compressor.
14. Detach the tyre repair kit. Push
catch on bracket to remove
sealant bottle from bracket. Screw
the tyre inflation hose to the free
connection of the sealant bottle.
This prevents sealant from
escaping. Stow tyre repair kit in If tyre pressure is more than
load compartment. 1.3 bar, set it to the correct value.
15. Remove any excess sealant Repeat the procedure until there
using a cloth. is no more loss of pressure.
16. Take the label indicating If the tyre pressure has fallen
maximum permitted speed from below 1.3 bar, the vehicle must
If the prescribed tyre pressure is the sealant bottle and affix in the not be used. Seek the assistance
not obtained within ten minutes, driver's field of view. of a workshop.
remove the tyre repair kit. Move 17. Continue driving immediately so 18. Stow away tyre repair kit in load
the vehicle one tyre rotation. that sealant is evenly distributed compartment.
Reattach the tyre repair kit and in the tyre. After driving approx.
continue the filling procedure for 10 km (but no more than ten
ten minutes. If the prescribed tyre minutes), stop and check tyre
pressure is still not obtained, the pressure. Screw compressor air
tyre is too badly damaged. Seek hose directly onto tyre valve and
the assistance of a workshop. compressor when doing this.
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Vehicles with tyre repair kit in the 1. Take the sealant bottle and
sidewall bracket with air hose from the
insert.

3. Position the sealant bottle on the


bracket. Make sure that the bottle
does not fall.
To open the compartment, disengage 2. Detach air hose from bracket and
the cover and open it. screw onto sealant bottle
connection.

4. Unscrew valve cap from defective


tyre.
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5. Screw tyre inflation hose to valve. 10. All of the sealant is pumped into This prevents sealant from
6. Screw air hose onto compressor the tyre. Then the tyre is inflated. escaping. Stow tyre repair kit in
connection. 11. The prescribed tyre pressure load compartment.
7. Switch on ignition. should be obtained within ten 13. Remove any excess sealant
minutes. Tyre pressure 3 253. using a cloth.
To avoid discharging the battery, When the correct pressure is
we recommend running the 14. Take the label indicating
obtained, switch off the maximum permitted speed from
engine. compressor by pressing the on/off the sealant bottle and affix in the
switch again. driver's field of view.
If the prescribed tyre pressure is 15. Continue driving immediately so
not obtained within ten minutes, that sealant is evenly distributed
remove the tyre repair kit. Move in the tyre. After driving approx.
the vehicle one tyre rotation. 10 km (but no more than ten
Reattach the tyre repair kit and minutes), stop and check tyre
continue the filling procedure for pressure. Screw compressor air
ten minutes. If the prescribed tyre hose directly onto tyre valve and
pressure is still not obtained, the compressor when doing this.
tyre is too badly damaged. Seek
the assistance of a workshop. If tyre pressure is more than
1.3 bar, set it to the correct value.
Release excess tyre pressure Repeat the procedure until there
8. Press on/off switch on the using ]. is no more loss of pressure.
compressor. The tyre is filled with
sealant. Do not run the compressor for If the tyre pressure has fallen
longer than ten minutes. below 1.3 bar, the vehicle must
9. The compressor pressure gauge
12. Push catch on bracket to remove not be used. Seek the assistance
briefly indicates up to six bar
sealant bottle from bracket. Screw of a workshop.
whilst the sealant bottle is
emptying (approx. 30 seconds). the tyre inflation hose to the free 16. Stow away tyre repair kit in load
Then the pressure starts to drop. connection of the sealant bottle. compartment.
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General information Wheel changing ● Do not start the vehicle when it is
raised on the jack.
Note Make the following preparations and
The driving characteristics of the observe the following information: ● Before screwing in the wheel
repaired tyre are severely affected, bolts, clean them and lightly coat
● Park the vehicle on a level, firm the taper of each wheel bolt with
therefore have this tyre replaced. and non-skid surface. The front commercially available grease.
If unusual noise is heard or the wheels must be in the straight-
compressor becomes hot, turn ahead position.
9 Warning
compressor off for at least ● Apply the parking brake and
30 minutes. engage first gear, reverse gear or Do not grease the thread of the
The built-in safety valve opens at a P. wheel bolt.
pressure of seven bar. ● Never change more than one
Note the expiry date of the kit. After wheel at once. 1. Steel wheels:
this date its sealing capability is no ● Use the jack only to change Pull off the wheel cover.
longer guaranteed. Pay attention to wheels in case of puncture, not Alloy wheels with bolt caps:
storage information on sealant for seasonal winter or summer
bottle. Disengage wheel bolt caps with a
tyre change.
screwdriver and remove. To
Replace the used sealant bottle. ● The jack is maintenance-free. protect the wheel, place a soft
Dispose of the bottle as prescribed cloth between the screwdriver
by applicable laws. ● If the ground on which the vehicle
is standing is soft, a solid board and the alloy wheel.
The compressor and sealant can be (max. 1 cm thick) should be
used from approx. -30 °C. placed under the jack.
The adapters supplied can be used ● Take heavy objects out of the
to pump up other items e.g. vehicle before jacking up.
footballs, air mattresses, inflatable
dinghies etc. They are located on the ● No people or animals may be in
underside of the compressor. To the vehicle when it is jacked-up.
remove, screw on compressor air ● Never crawl under a jacked-up
hose and withdraw adapter. vehicle.
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2. Install the wheel wrench ensuring may be used. The vehicle may be
that it locates securely and loosen damaged.
each wheel bolt by half a turn.
The wheels might be protected by
locking wheel bolts. To loosen
these specific bolts, first attach
the adapter for the locking wheel
bolts onto the head of the bolt
before installing the wheel
wrench. The adapter is located in
the glovebox.
Alloy wheels with centre cap:
Insert extractor in the open slot of
the centre cap and withdraw the 4. Set the jack to the necessary
cap from the wheel. Vehicle tools height. Position it directly below
3 212. the jacking point in a manner that
prevents it from slipping.

3. Ensure the jack is correctly


positioned under the relevant
vehicle jacking point.
On versions with sill panelling or
retrofitted sill panelling, no jack
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Install wheel bolt caps or centre Rear arm position of the lifting
cap on alloy wheel. platform located centrally under the
11. Install vehicle jacking point cover. recess of the sill.
12. Stow and secure the replaced
wheel, the vehicle tools 3 212 and
the adapter for the locking wheel
bolts 3 58.
13. Check the tyre pressure of the
installed tyre and the wheel bolt
torque as soon as possible.
Have the defective tyre renewed or
Attach jack handle and with the repaired as soon as possible.
jack correctly aligned rotate
handle until wheel is clear of the Jacking position for lifting platform
ground.
5. Unscrew the wheel bolts. Front arm position of the lifting
platform at the underbody.
6. Change the wheel.
7. Screw on the wheel bolts.
Spare wheel
8. Lower vehicle.
If mounting a spare wheel, which is
9. Install the wheel wrench ensuring different from the other wheels, this
that it locates securely and tighten wheel might be classified as a
each bolt in a crosswise temporary spare wheel and the
sequence. Tightening torque is corresponding speed limits apply,
110 Nm. even though no label indicates this.
10. Align the valve hole in the wheel Seek the assistance of a workshop to
cover of the steel wheel with the check the applicable speed limit.
tyre valve before installing. The spare wheel has a steel rim.
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To remove, unscrew wing nut, lift
Caution spare wheel, move to a vertical
position and remove from above.
The use of a spare wheel that is
smaller than the other wheels or in When stowing the replaced wheel or
combination with winter tyres the temporary spare wheel back in
could affect driveability. Have the the spare wheel well, always secure
defective tyre replaced as soon as with the wing nut.
possible. Delivery van

3-door/5-door hatchback

Remove spacer above the spare


wheel, lift the wheel, move to a
vertical position and remove from
above.
When stowing the replaced wheel or
the temporary spare wheel back in
the spare wheel well, always insert
the adapter and secure the load cover
with the wing nut.
Remove load floor. Depending on the defective replaced
The spare wheel is screwed down wheel, the spacer can be omitted if
The spare wheel is located in the load together with the floor cover. necessary, or the wheel can be bolted
compartment beneath the floor down without the floor cover.
covering. It is secured with a wing nut. Unscrew wing nut and lift load cover.
Fitting a double load-bay floor in this
case in the upper position 3 71.
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Temporary spare wheel The following applies to tyres fitted
opposing the rolling direction:
Jump starting
Caution ● Driveability may be affected. Do not start with a quick charger.
Have the defective tyre renewed
A vehicle with a discharged vehicle
The use of the temporary spare or repaired as soon as possible.
battery can be started using jump
wheel could affect driveability. ● Drive particularly carefully on wet leads and the vehicle battery of
Have the defective tyre renewed and snow-covered road another vehicle.
or repaired as soon as possible. surfaces.
Only mount one temporary spare 9 Warning
wheel. The permissible maximum
speed on the label on the temporary Be extremely careful when starting
spare wheel is only valid for the with jump leads. Any deviation
factory-fitted tyre size. from the following instructions can
lead to injuries or damage caused
If your vehicle gets a flat tyre on the by battery explosion or damage to
rear while towing another vehicle, the electrical systems of both
mount the temporary spare wheel in vehicles.
the front and the full size tyre in the
rear.
Tyre chains 3 220. 9 Warning

Spare wheel with directional tyre Avoid contact of the battery with
eyes, skin, fabrics and painted
If possible, fit directional tyres such surfaces. The fluid contains
that they roll in the direction of travel. sulphuric acid which can cause
The rolling direction is indicated by a injuries and damage in the event
symbol (e.g. an arrow) on the of direct contact.
sidewall.
● Never expose the battery to
naked flames or sparks.
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● A discharged vehicle battery can ● Apply the parking brake, 3. Connect the black lead to the
already freeze at a temperature transmission in neutral, negative terminal of the booster
of 0 °C. Defrost the frozen battery automatic transmission in P. vehicle battery.
before connecting jump leads. ● Open the positive terminal 4. Connect the other end of the black
● Wear eye protection and protection caps of both vehicle lead to a vehicle grounding point,
protective clothing when batteries. such as the engine block or an
handling a battery. engine mounting bolt. Connect as
● Use a booster battery with the far away from the discharged
same voltage (12 Volts). Its vehicle battery as possible,
capacity (Ah) must not be much however at least 60 cm.
less than that of the discharged Route the leads so that they cannot
vehicle battery. catch on rotating parts in the engine
● Use jump leads with insulated compartment.
terminals and a cross section of To start the engine:
at least 16 mm2 (25 mm2 for 1. Start the engine of the vehicle
diesel engines). providing the jump.
● Do not disconnect the discharged 2. After five minutes, start the other
vehicle battery from the vehicle. engine. Start attempts should be
● Switch off all unnecessary Lead connection order: made for no longer than
electrical consumers. 1. Connect the red lead to the 15 seconds at an interval of one
● Do not lean over the battery positive terminal of the booster minute.
during jump starting. vehicle battery. 3. Allow both engines to idle for
● Do not allow the terminals of one 2. Connect the other end of the red approx. three minutes with the
lead to touch those of the other lead to the positive terminal of the leads connected.
lead. discharged vehicle battery.
● The vehicles must not come into
contact with each other during
the jump starting process.
Vehicle care 231
4. Switch on electrical consumers
(e.g. headlights, heated rear
Towing
window) of the vehicle receiving
the jump start.
Towing the vehicle
5. Reverse above sequence exactly
when removing leads.

Screw in the towing eye as far as it will


go until it stops in a horizontal
position.
Attach a tow rope – or better still a tow
Insert a screwdriver in the slot at the rod – to the towing eye.
lower part of the cap. Release the cap The towing eye must only be used for
by carefully moving the screwdriver towing and not for recovering the
downwards. vehicle.
The towing eye is stowed with the Switch on ignition to release steering
vehicle tools 3 212. wheel lock and to permit operation of
brake lights, horn and windscreen
wiper.
Transmission in neutral.
232 Vehicle care

Caution Towing another vehicle


Drive slowly. Do not drive jerkily.
Excessive tractive force can
damage the vehicle.

When the engine is not running,


considerably more force is needed to
brake and steer.
To prevent the entry of exhaust gases
from the towing vehicle, switch on the
air recirculation and close the
windows. Screw in the towing eye as far as it will
go until it stops in a horizontal
Vehicles with automatic transmission: Insert a screwdriver in the slot at the position.
the vehicle must be towed facing lower bend of the cap. Release the
forwards, not faster than 80 km/h nor The lashing eye at the rear
cap by carefully moving the underneath the vehicle must never be
further than 100 km. In all other cases screwdriver downwards.
and when the transmission is used as a towing eye.
The towing eye is stowed with the Attach a tow rope – or even better a
defective, the front axle must be
vehicle tools 3 212. tow bar – to the towing eye.
raised off the ground.
Vehicles with manual transmission The towing eye must only be used for
automated: the vehicle must only be towing and not for recovering a
towed facing forwards with the front vehicle.
axle raised off the ground.
Seek the assistance of a workshop.
After towing, unscrew the towing eye.
Insert cap at the top and engage
downwards.
Vehicle care 233

Caution Appearance care If using a car wash, comply with the


car wash manufacturer's instructions.
The windscreen wiper and rear
Drive slowly. Do not drive jerkily. Exterior care window wiper must be switched off.
Excessive tractive force can Remove antenna and external
damage the vehicle. Locks
accessories such as roof racks etc.
The locks are lubricated at the factory If you wash your vehicle by hand,
After towing, unscrew the towing eye. using a high quality lock cylinder make sure that the insides of the
Insert cap at the top and engage grease. Use a de-icing agent only wheel housings are also thoroughly
downwards. when absolutely necessary, as this rinsed out.
has a degreasing effect and impairs
lock function. After using a de-icing Clean edges and folds on opened
agent, have the locks regreased by a doors and the bonnet as well as the
workshop. areas they cover.
Clean bright metal mouldings with a
Washing cleaning solution approved for
The paintwork of your vehicle is aluminium to avoid damages.
exposed to environmental influences.
Wash and wax your vehicle regularly. Caution
When using automatic vehicle
washes, select a programme that Always use a cleaning agent with
includes waxing. Restrictions for a pH value of four to nine.
filmed or matt painted body parts or Do not use cleaning agents on hot
decor tapes, see "Polishing and surfaces.
waxing".
Bird droppings, dead insects, resin, Have the door hinges of all doors
pollen and the like should be cleaned greased by a workshop.
off immediately, as they contain Do not clean the engine compartment
aggressive constituents which can with a steam-jet or high-pressure jet
cause paint damage. cleaner.
234 Vehicle care
Thoroughly rinse and leather-off the Unpainted plastic body parts must not Clean smearing wiper blades with a
vehicle. Rinse leather frequently. Use be treated with wax or polishing soft cloth and window cleaner.
separate leathers for painted and agents. Remove dirt residues from smearing
glass surfaces: remnants of wax on Matt filmed body parts or decor tapes wiper blades by using a soft cloth and
the windows will impair vision. must not be polished, to avoid window cleaner. Also make sure to
Do not use hard objects to remove gleaming. Do not use hot wax remove any residues such as wax,
spots of tar. Use tar removal spray on programmes in automatic car washes insect residues and similar from the
painted surfaces. if the vehicle is equipped with these window.
parts. Ice residues, pollution and continuous
Exterior lights
Matt painted decor parts, e.g. mirror wiping on dry windows will damage or
Headlight and other light covers are housing cover, must not be polished. even destroy the wiper blades.
made of plastic. Do not use any Otherwise these parts would become
abrasive or caustic agents, do not use agleam or the colour would be Sunroof
an ice scraper, and do not clean them dissolved. Never clean with solvents or abrasive
dry. agents, fuels, aggressive media (e.g.
Windows and windscreen wiper
paint cleaner, acetone-containing
Polishing and waxing blades solutions etc.), acidic or highly
Wax painted parts of the vehicle Use a soft lint-free cloth or chamois alkaline media or abrasive pads. Do
regularly (at the latest when water no leather together with window cleaner not apply wax or polishing agents to
longer beads). Otherwise, the and insect remover. the sunroof.
paintwork will dry out. When cleaning the rear window from Wheels and tyres
Polishing is necessary only if the paint inside, always wipe in parallel to the
has become dull or if solid deposits heating element to prevent damage. Do not use high-pressure jet
have become attached to it. For mechanical removal of ice, use a cleaners.
Paintwork polish with silicone forms a sharp-edged ice scraper. Press the Clean rims with a pH-neutral wheel
protective film, making waxing scraper firmly against the glass so cleaner.
unnecessary. that no dirt can get under it and Rims are painted and can be treated
scratch the glass. with the same agents as the body.
Vehicle care 235
Paintwork damage Liquid gas system Interior care
Rectify minor paintwork damage with Interior and upholstery
a touch-up pen before rust forms. 9 Danger
Have more extensive damage or rust Only clean the vehicle interior,
areas repaired by a workshop. Liquid gas is heavier than air and including the instrument panel fascia
can collect in sink points. and panelling, with a dry cloth or
Underbody Take care when performing work interior cleaner.
Some areas of the vehicle underbody at the underbody in a pit. Clean the leather upholstery with
have a PVC undercoating while other clear water and a soft cloth. In case of
critical areas have a durable For painting work and when using a heavy soiling, use leather care.
protective wax coating. drying booth at a temperature above
60 °C, the liquid gas tank must be The instrument cluster and the
After the underbody is washed, check removed. displays should only be cleaned using
the underbody and have it waxed if a soft damp cloth. If necessary use a
necessary. Do not make any modifications to the weak soap solution.
liquid gas system.
Bitumen/rubber materials could Clean fabric upholstery with a
damage the PVC coating. Have Towing equipment vacuum cleaner and brush. Remove
underbody work carried out by a stains with an upholstery cleaner.
workshop. Do not clean the coupling ball bar with
a steam-jet or high-pressure jet Clothing fabrics may not be
Before and after winter, wash the cleaner. colourfast. This could cause visible
underbody and have the protective discolourations, especially on light-
wax coating checked. Rear carrier system coloured upholstery. Removable
stains and discolourations should be
Clean the rear carrier system with a cleaned as soon as possible.
steam-jet or high-pressure jet cleaner
Clean seat belts with lukewarm water
at least once a year.
or interior cleaner.
Operate the rear carrier system
periodically if not in regular use, in
particular during winter.
236 Vehicle care

Caution
Close Velcro fasteners as open
Velcro fasteners on clothing could
damage seat upholstery.
The same applies to clothing with
sharp-edged objects, like zips or
belts or studded jeans.

Plastic and rubber parts


Plastic and rubber parts can be
cleaned with the same cleaner as
used to clean the body. Use interior
cleaner if necessary. Do not use any
other agent. Avoid solvents and petrol
in particular. Do not use high-
pressure jet cleaners.
Service and maintenance 237

Service and General information Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-


Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia,
maintenance Service information Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark,
Estonia, Finland, France, Germany,
In order to ensure economical and Greece, Greenland, Hungary,
safe vehicle operation and to Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia,
General information ................... 237 maintain the value of your vehicle, it Liechtenstein, Lithuania,
Service information .................. 237 is of vital importance that all Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta,
Recommended fluids, lubricants maintenance work is carried out at the Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands,
and parts .................................... 238 proper intervals as specified. Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania,
Recommended fluids and The detailed, up-to-date service San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia,
lubricants ................................ 238 schedule for your vehicle is available Slovenia, Spain, Sweden,
at the workshop. Switzerland, United Kingdom.
Service display 3 87. Service display 3 87.

European service intervals International service intervals


Maintenance of your vehicle is Maintenance of your vehicle is
required every 30,000 km or after required every 15,000 km or after
one year, whichever occurs first, one year, whichever occurs first,
unless otherwise indicated in the unless otherwise indicated in the
service display. service display.
A shorter service interval can be valid The international service intervals are
for severe driving behaviour, e.g. for valid for the countries which are not
taxis and police vehicles. listed in the European service
The European service intervals are intervals.
valid for the following countries: Service display 3 87.
238 Service and maintenance
Confirmations Recommended fluids, Dexos is the newest engine oil quality
that provides optimum protection for
Confirmation of service is recorded in lubricants and parts petrol and diesel engines. If it is
the Service and Warranty Booklet. unavailable, engine oils of other listed
The date and mileage is completed Recommended fluids and qualities have to be used.
with the stamp and signature of the
servicing workshop.
lubricants Recommendations for petrol engines
are also valid for Compressed Natural
Make sure that the Service and Only use products that meet the
Gas (CNG), Liquified Petroleum Gas
Warranty Booklet is completed recommended specifications.
(LPG) and Ethanol (E85) fuelled
correctly as continuous proof of engines.
service is essential if any warranty or 9 Warning
Select the appropriate engine oil
goodwill claims are to be met, and is based on its quality and on the
also a benefit when selling the Operating materials are
hazardous and could be minimum ambient temperature
vehicle. 3 242.
poisonous. Handle with care. Pay
Service interval with remaining attention to information given on
Topping up engine oil
engine oil life duration the containers.
Engine oils of different manufacturers
The service interval is based on and brands can be mixed as long as
Engine oil they comply with the required engine
several parameters depending on
usage. Engine oil is identified by its quality oil quality and viscosity.
The service display lets you know and its viscosity. Quality is more Use of engine oil with only
when to change the engine oil. important than viscosity when ACEA A1/B1 or only A5/B5 quality is
selecting which engine oil to use. The prohibited, since it can cause long-
Service display 3 87. oil quality ensures e.g. engine term engine damage under certain
cleanliness, wear protection and oil operating conditions.
aging control, whereas viscosity
Select the appropriate engine oil
grade gives information on the oil's
based on its quality and on the
thickness over a temperature range.
minimum ambient temperature
3 242.
Service and maintenance 239
Additional engine oil additives northern countries with very low
The use of additional engine oil temperatures the factory filled coolant
additives could cause damage and provides frost protection down to
invalidate the warranty. approx. -37 °C. This concentration
should be maintained all year round.
Engine oil viscosity grades The use of additional coolant
The SAE viscosity grade gives additives that intend to give additional
information of the thickness of the oil. corrosion protection or seal against
Multigrade oil is indicated by two minor leaks can cause function
figures, e.g. SAE 5W-30. The first problems. Liability for consequences
figure, followed by a W, indicates the resulting from the use of additional
low temperature viscosity and the coolant additives will be rejected.
second figure the high temperature
viscosity.
Brake and clutch fluid
Select the appropriate viscosity grade Over time, brake fluid absorbs
depending on the minimum ambient moisture which will reduce braking
temperature 3 242. effectiveness. The brake fluid should
therefore be replaced at the specified
All of the recommended viscosity
interval.
grades are suitable for high ambient
temperatures.
Coolant and antifreeze
Use only silicate-free long life coolant
(LLC) antifreeze. Consult a
workshop.
The system is factory filled with
coolant designed for excellent
corrosion protection and frost
protection down to approx. -28 °C. In
240 Technical data

Technical data Vehicle identification


Vehicle Identification
Vehicle identification .................. 240
Number
Vehicle Identification Number .. 240
Identification plate ................... 241
Engine identification ................ 241
Vehicle data ............................... 242
Recommended fluids and
lubricants ................................ 242
Engine data ............................. 245
Performance ............................ 247 The Vehicle Identification Number
Vehicle weight ......................... 249 may be embossed on the instrument
Vehicle dimensions ................. 251 panel, visible through the windscreen,
Capacities ................................ 252 or in the engine compartment on the
Tyre pressures ........................ 253 right body panel.
The Vehicle Identification Number is
stamped on the identification plate
and on the floor pan, under the floor
covering, visible under a cover.
Technical data 241

Identification plate Information on identification label: Engine identification


1 : manufacturer The technical data tables use the
2 : type approval number engine identifier code. The engine
3 : vehicle identification number data table additionally shows the
4 : permissible gross vehicle weight engineering code. Engine data
rating in kg 3 245.
5 : permissible gross train weight
in kg To identify the respective engine,
6 : maximum permissible front axle refer to the EEC Certificate of
load in kg Conformity provided with your vehicle
7 : maximum permissible rear axle or other national registration
load in kg documents.
8 : vehicle-specific or country- The Certificate of Conformity shows
specific data the engine identifier code, other
The identification plate is located on national publications may show the
The combined total of front and rear engineering code. Check piston
the left or right door frame.
axle loads must not exceed the displacement and engine power to
permissible gross vehicle weight. For identify the respective engine.
example, if the front axle is bearing its
maximum permissible load, the rear
axle can only bear a load that is equal
to the gross vehicle weight minus the
front axle load.
The technical data is determined in
accordance with European
Community standards. We reserve
the right to make modifications.
Specifications in the vehicle
documents always have priority over
those given in this manual.
242 Technical data

Vehicle data
Recommended fluids and lubricants
European service schedule
Required engine oil quality
All European countries with European service interval 3 237
Engine oil quality Petrol engines Diesel engines
(including CNG, LPG, E85)
dexos 1 – –
dexos 2 ✔ ✔

In case dexos quality is unavailable, you may use max. 1 litre engine oil quality ACEA C3 once between each oil change.
Engine oil viscosity grades
All European countries with European service interval 3 237
Ambient temperature Petrol and diesel engines
down to -25 °C SAE 5W-30 or SAE 5W-40
below -25 °C SAE 0W-30 or SAE 0W-40
Technical data 243
International service schedule
Required engine oil quality
All countries with international service interval 3 237
Engine oil quality Petrol engines Diesel engines
(including CNG, LPG, E85)
dexos 1 (if available) ✔ –
dexos 2 ✔ ✔

In case dexos quality is unavailable, you may use the oil qualities listed below:
All countries with international service interval 3 237
Engine oil quality Petrol engines Diesel engines
(including CNG, LPG, E85)
GM-LL-A-025 ✔ –
GM-LL-B-025 – ✔

All countries with international service interval 3 237


Engine oil quality Petrol engines Diesel engines
(including CNG, LPG, E85)
ACEA A3/B3 ✔ –
ACEA A3/B4 ✔ ✔
244 Technical data

All countries with international service interval 3 237


ACEA C3 ✔ ✔
API SM ✔ –
API SN resource conserving ✔ –

Engine oil viscosity grades


All countries with international service interval 3 237
Ambient temperature Petrol and diesel engines
down to -25 °C SAE 5W-30 or SAE 5W-40
below -25 °C SAE 0W-30 or SAE 0W-40
down to -20 °C SAE 10W-301) or SAE 10W-40

1) Permitted, but usage of SAE 5W-30 or SAE 5W-40 with dexos quality is recommended.
Technical data 245

Engine data
Engine identifier code B10XFL B10XFT B12XEL B14XEJ B14XEL B14NEJ
Sales designation 1.0 1.0 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.4
Engineering code B10XFT B10XFT B12XER B14XER B14XER B14NEL
Piston displacement [cm3] 999 999 1229 1398 1398 1364
Engine power [kW] 66 85 51 55 66 74
at rpm 3700 - 6000 5000 - 6000 5600 4200 - 6000 6000 3500 - 6000
Torque [Nm] 170 170 115 130 130 200
at rpm 1800 - 3700 1800 - 4500 4000 4000 4000 1850 - 3500
Fuel type Petrol Petrol Petrol Petrol Petrol Petrol
Octane rating RON
recommended 95 95 95 95 95 95
possible 91 91 98 98 98 98
possible 98 98 91 91 91 91
Gas – – – – - –
246 Technical data

Engine identifier code B14XEL B14NEH B16LER


Sales designation 1.4 LPG 1.4 Turbo OPC
Engineering code B14XER B14NET B16LER
Piston displacement [cm3] 1398 1364 1598
Engine power [kW] 66 110 152
at rpm 6000 5000 5800
Torque [Nm] 1302) 220 245
at rpm 4000 3000-4500 1900-5800
Fuel type Liquid Gas/Petrol Petrol Petrol
Octane rating RON
recommended 95 98 100
possible 98 95 98
possible 91 – –
Gas LPG – –

2) LPG operation: 124.


Technical data 247

Engine identifier code B13DTC B13DTE B13DTE B13DTR


Sales designation 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3
Engineering code B13DTC B13DTE B13DTE B13DTR
Piston displacement [cm3] 1248 1248 1248 1248
Engine power [kW] 55 55 70 70
at rpm 3750 3750 3750 3750
Torque [Nm] 190 190 190 210
at rpm 1500 - 2500 1500 - 2500 1500 - 3500 1500 - 3000
Fuel type Diesel Diesel Diesel Diesel
Gas – – – –

Performance
Engine B10XFL B10XFT B12XEL B14XEJ B14XEL B14NEJ
Maximum speed [km/h]
Manual transmission 180 195 162 167 175 185
Manual transmission automated – – – – 175 –
Automatic transmission – – – – 170 –
248 Technical data

Engine B14XEL LPG B14NEH B16LER


Maximum speed [km/h]
Manual transmission 175 207 230
Manual transmission automated – – –
Automatic transmission – – –

B13DTC B13DTE B13DTE B13DTR


Engine 55kW 70kW
Maximum speed [km/h]
Manual transmission 164 182 182 177
Manual transmission automated – 182 182 –
Automatic transmission – – – –
Technical data 249

Vehicle weight
Kerb weight, 5-door vehicle, basic model without any optional equipment
Engine Manual transmission Manual transmission Automatic transmission
automated
without / with air conditioning B10XFL 1199 / 1214 – –
[kg] B10XFT 1199 / 1214 – –
B12XEL 1163 / 1178 – –
B14XEJ 1163 / 1178 – –
B14XEL 1163 / 1178 1163 / 1178 1199 / 1214
B14XEL LPG 1237 / 1252 – –
B14NEJ 1237 / 1252 – –
B14NEH 1259 / 1274 – –
without / with air conditioning B13DTC 1237 / 1252 – –
[kg] B13DTE 1237 / 1331 1237 / 1331 –
B13DTR 1259 / 1274 – –

Optional equipment and accessories increase the kerb weight.


Loading information 3 74.
250 Technical data
Kerb weight, 3-door vehicle and van, basic model without any optional equipment
Engine Manual transmission Manual transmission Automatic transmission
automated
without / with air conditioning B10XFL 1163 / 1178 – –
[kg] B10XFT 1163 / 1178 – –
B12XEL 1120 / 1135 – –
B14XEJ 1141 / 1156 – –
B14XEL 1141 / 1156 1141 / 1156 1163 / 1178
B14XEL LPG 1199 / 1214 – –
B14NEJ 1199 / 1214 – –
B14NEH 1199 / 1214 – –
B16LER 1278 / 1293 – –
without/with air conditioning B13DTC 1199 / 1214 – –
[kg] B13DTE 1199 / 1214 1199 / 1214 –
B13DTR 1237 / 1252 – –

Optional equipment and accessories increase the kerb weight.


Loading information 3 74.
Technical data 251

Vehicle dimensions
5-door vehicle 3-door vehicle OPC
Length [mm] 4021 4036 4036
Width without exterior mirrors [mm] 1746 1736 1736
Width with two exterior mirrors [mm] 1944 1944 1944
Height (without antenna) [mm]3) 1466 - 1516 1466 - 1501 1466 - 1501
Length of load compartment floor [mm] 705 705 705
Length of load compartment with folded rear seats [mm] 1372 1372 1372
Load compartment width [mm] 944 944 944
Load compartment height with cover [mm] 542 542 542
Load compartment height without cover [mm] 876 843 843
Wheelbase [mm] 2510 2510 2510
Turning circle diameter [m]4) 11.0 - 11.9 11.0 - 11.9 11.0 - 11.9

3) Depending on options.
4) Depending on body- and equipment variants.
252 Technical data

Capacities
Engine oil
Engine B10XFL B12XEL B14XEL B14XEL LPG B16LER B13DTC
B10XFT B14XEJ B14NEH B13DTE
B14NEJ B13DTR
including Filter [l] 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.5
between MIN and MAX [l] 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

Fuel tank
Engine B10XFL B12XEL B14XEL B14XEL LPG B16LER B13DTC
B10XFT B14XEJ B14NEH B13DTE
B14NEJ B13DTR
Petrol/diesel, refilling quantity [l] 45 45 45 45 45 45
LPG, refilling quantity [l] – – – 34 – –
Technical data 253

Tyre pressures
Comfort with up to 3 people ECO with up to 3 people With full load
Engine Tyres front rear front rear front rear
[kPa/bar] [kPa/bar] [kPa/bar] [kPa/bar] [kPa/bar] [kPa/bar]
([psi]) ([psi]) ([psi]) ([psi]) ([psi]) ([psi])
B12XEL, 175/70 R14, 210/2.1 (31) 210/2.1 (31) 270/2.7 (39) 250/2.5 (37) 260/2.6 (38) 320/3.2 (46)
B14XEL, 185/70 R14,
B14XEL LPG, 185/65 R15,
B14XEJ 195/55 R16,
215/45 R17
B10XFL, 185/65 R15, 230/2.3 (34) 230/2.3 (34) 270/2.7 (39) 250/2.5 (37) 260/2.6 (38) 320/3.2 (46)
B10XFT, 195/55 R16,
B14NEJ 215/45 R17
B10XFT SPORT 195/55 R16 230/2.3 (34) 230/2.3 (34) 270/2.7 (39) 250/2.5 (37) 260/2.6 (38) 320/3.2 (46)
215/45 R17 240/2.4 (35) 240/2.4 (35) 270/2.7 (39) 250/2.5 (37) 260/2.6 (38) 320/3.2 (46)
B13DTC, 185/65 R15, 230/2.3 (34) 230/2.3 (34) 270/2.7 (39) 250/2.5 (37) 260/2.6 (38) 320/3.2 (46)
B13DTE, 195/55 R16,
B13DTR 215/45 R17
B14NEH 195/55 R16, 230/2.3 (34) 230/2.3 (34) 270/2.7 (39) 250/2.5 (37) 260/2.6 (38) 320/3.2 (46)
215/45 R17
254 Technical data

Comfort with up to 3 people ECO with up to 3 people With full load


Engine Tyres front rear front rear front rear
[kPa/bar] [kPa/bar] [kPa/bar] [kPa/bar] [kPa/bar] [kPa/bar]
([psi]) ([psi]) ([psi]) ([psi]) ([psi]) ([psi])
B14NEH SPORT 195/55 R16 230/2.3 (34) 230/2.3 (34) 270/2.7 (39) 250/2.5 (37) 260/2.6 (38) 320/3.2 (46)
215/45 R17 240/2.4 (35) 240/2.4 (35) 270/2.7 (39) 250/2.5 (37) 260/2.6 (38) 320/3.2 (46)
B16LER 205/45 R17, 240/2.4 (35) 240/2.4 (35) 270/2.7 (39) 250/2.5 (37) 260/2.6 (38) 320/3.2 (46)
215/45 R17
215/40 R18 240/2.4 (35) 240/2.4 (35) 270/2.7 (39) 250/2.5 (37) 280/2.8 (41) 320/3.2 (46)
Customer information 255

Customer Customer information


information Declaration of conformity
Transmission systems
Customer information ................ 255 This vehicle has systems that
Declaration of conformity ......... 255 transmit and/or receive radio waves
Collision damage repair ........... 257 subject to Directive 1999/5/EC.
Software acknowledgement .... 257 These systems are in compliance
Vehicle data recording and pri‐ with the essential requirements and
vacy ........................................... 259 other relevant provisions of Directive
Event data recorders ............... 259 1999/5/EC. Copies of the original
Radio Frequency Identification Declarations of Conformity can be
(RFID) ..................................... 260 obtained on our website.
256 Customer information
Jack
Customer information 257
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This software is provided “as is,” standard UnZipSFX binary
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Copyright (c) 1990-2005 Info-ZIP. All Permission is granted to anyone to 3. Altered versions--including, but
rights reserved. use this software for any purpose, not limited to, ports to new
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Harald Denker, Jean-Michel Dubois, misrepresented as being the
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versions also must not be
Vehicle data recording ● Vehicle reactions in particular
driving situations (e.g. inflation of
misrepresented as being Info-ZIP and privacy an airbag, activation of the
releases--including, but not stability regulation system).
limited to, labeling of the altered Event data recorders ● Environmental conditions (e.g.
versions with the names “Info- temperature).
ZIP” (or any variation thereof, Data storage modules in the
including, but not limited to, vehicle These data are exclusively technical
different capitalizations), “Pocket and help identifying and correcting
A large number of electronic errors as well as optimizing vehicle
UnZip,” “WiZ” or “MacZip” without components of your vehicle contain
the explicit permission of Info-ZIP. functions.
data storage modules temporarily or
Such altered versions are further Motion profiles indicating travelled
permanently storing technical data
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about the condition of the vehicle,
use of the Zip-Bugs or Info-ZIP e- data.
events and errors. In general, this
mail addresses or of the Info-ZIP technical information documents the If services are used (e.g. repair
URL(s). condition of parts, modules, systems works, service processes, warranty
4. Info-ZIP retains the right to use or the environment: cases, quality assurance),
the names “Info-ZIP,” “Zip,” employees of the service network
● Operating conditions of system
“UnZip,” “UnZipSFX,” “WiZ,” (manufacturer included) are able to
components (e.g. filling levels).
“Pocket UnZip,” “Pocket Zip,” and read out this technical information
“MacZip” for its own source and ● Status messages of the vehicle from the event and error data storage
binary releases. and its single components (e.g. modules applying special diagnostic
number of wheel revolutions / devices. If required, you will receive
rotational speed, deceleration, further information at these
lateral acceleration). workshops. After an error has been
● Dysfunctions and defects in corrected, the data are deleted from
important system components. the error storage module or they are
constantly overwritten.
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may occur in which these technical
data related to other information
(accident report, damages on the
vehicle, witness statements etc.) may
be associated with a specific person -
possibly, with the assistance of an
expert.
Additional functions contractually
agreed upon with the client (e.g.
vehicle location in emergency cases)
allow the transmission of particular
vehicle data from the vehicle.

Radio Frequency
Identification (RFID)
RFID technology is used in some
vehicles for functions such as tyre
pressure monitoring and ignition
system security. It is also used in
connection with conveniences such
as radio remote controls for door
locking/unlocking and starting, and in-
vehicle transmitters for garage door
openers. RFID technology in Opel
vehicles does not use or record
personal information or link with any
other Opel system containing
personal information.
Customer information 261
262

Index A
Accessories and vehicle
Bonnet ....................................... 192
Brake and clutch fluid................. 238
modifications .......................... 191 Brake and clutch system ............. 93
Adjustable air vents ................... 134 Brake assist ............................... 153
Airbag and belt tensioners ........... 91 Brake fluid .................................. 196
Airbag deactivation ................ 49, 92 Brakes ............................... 152, 196
Airbag label................................... 44 Breakdown.................................. 231
Airbag system .............................. 44 Bulb replacement ....................... 199
Air conditioning regular
operation ................................ 135
C
Air conditioning system .............. 127 Capacities .................................. 252
Air intake .................................... 134 Car Pass ...................................... 23
Air vents...................................... 134 Catalytic converter ..................... 144
Antilock brake system ................ 152 Central locking system ................ 24
Antilock brake system (ABS) ....... 93 Centre high-mounted brake light 206
Anti-theft alarm system ................ 28 Changing tyre and wheel size . . . 219
Anti-theft locking system .............. 28 Charging system .......................... 92
Appearance care........................ 233 Child locks ................................... 26
Ashtrays ....................................... 84 Child restraint installation
Automatic anti-dazzle .................. 31 locations ................................... 52
Automatic light control ............... 116 Child restraints.............................. 50
Automatic locking ........................ 26 Child restraint systems ................ 50
Automatic transmission ............. 144 Cigarette lighter ........................... 83
Autostop....................................... 96 City mode................................... 156
Climate control ............................. 17
B Climate control systems............. 126
Battery discharge protection ...... 124 Clock ............................................ 81
Battery voltage ........................... 107 Code........................................... 104
Belts.............................................. 41 Collision damage repair.............. 257
Bicycle rack.................................. 60 Colour-Info-Display..................... 102
263
Control indicators.......................... 88 Electronic Stability Control.......... 155 Folding mirrors ............................. 30
Control of the vehicle ................. 137 Electronic Stability Control and Following distance indication...... 162
Controls........................................ 77 Traction Control system............ 94 Forward collision alert................. 160
Convex shape .............................. 30 Electronic Stability Control off....... 94 Front airbag system ..................... 47
Coolant and antifreeze............... 238 End-of-life vehicle recovery ....... 191 Front fog lights ........................... 120
Corner lighting............................ 118 Engine compartment fuse box ... 208 Front seats.................................... 37
Cruise control ...................... 96, 157 Engine coolant ........................... 194 Front storage................................ 59
Cupholders .................................. 58 Engine coolant temperature Front turn signal lights ............... 203
Curtain airbag system .................. 49 gauge ....................................... 87 Fuel............................................. 179
Engine data ............................... 245 Fuel consumption - CO2-
D Engine exhaust .......................... 143 Emissions ............................... 184
Danger, Warnings and Cautions . . . 4 Engine identification................... 241 Fuel for diesel engines .............. 179
Daytime running lights ............... 118 Engine oil ................... 193, 238, 242 Fuel for liquid gas operation....... 180
Declaration of conformity............ 255 Engine oil pressure ...................... 95 Fuel for petrol engines ............... 179
Diesel fuel system bleeding ....... 198 Entry lighting .............................. 123 Fuel gauge ................................... 86
Diesel particle filter............... 94, 143 Event data recorders.................. 259 Fuel selector ................................ 86
Door open .................................... 96 Exit lighting ................................ 124 Fuses ......................................... 207
Doors............................................ 27 Exterior care .............................. 233
Driver assistance systems.......... 157 Exterior light ................................. 96 G
Driver Information Centre............. 97 Exterior lighting .................... 14, 115 Gauges......................................... 84
Driving characteristics and Exterior mirrors............................. 30 Gear shifting................................. 93
towing tips .............................. 185 General information ................... 185
Driving hints................................ 137 F Glovebox ..................................... 58
Fault ................................... 147, 151 Graphic-Info-Display................... 103
E First aid......................................... 73
Easy entry..................................... 39 First aid kit ................................... 73 H
Electric adjustment ...................... 30 Fixed air vents ........................... 134 Halogen headlights .................... 199
Electrical system......................... 207 Flex-Fix system............................ 60 Hand brake......................... 152, 153
Electronic climate control system 129 Fog light ....................................... 96 Hazard warning flashers ............ 119
Electronic driving programmes . Fog lights ................................... 202 Headlight flash ........................... 117
........................................ 146, 151 Headlight range adjustment ...... 117
264
Headlights................................... 115 Interior mirrors.............................. 31 Mirror adjustment ........................... 8
Headlights when driving abroad 117 Interruption of power supply ...... 147 Misted light covers ..................... 121
Head restraint adjustment ............. 8 Introduction .................................... 3
Head restraints ............................ 36 ISOFIX child restraint systems .... 56 N
Heated mirrors ............................. 31 New vehicle running-in .............. 137
Heated rear window ..................... 33 J Number plate light ..................... 206
Heated steering wheel ................. 77 Jump starting ............................. 229
O
Heated windscreen....................... 34 K Object detection systems........... 162
Heating ........................................ 40 Key, memorised settings.............. 24 Odometer ..................................... 84
Heating and ventilation system . 126 Keys ............................................. 22 Oil, engine.......................... 238, 242
High beam ........................... 96, 117 Keys, locks................................... 22 OnStar® system......................... 111
High beam assist.................. 96, 118 Operate pedal............................... 93
Hill start assist ........................... 153 L Outside temperature .................... 80
Horn ....................................... 15, 78 Lane departure warning....... 93, 178 Overrun cut-off ........................... 139
Lashing eyes ............................... 72
I Light switch ................................ 115 P
Identification plate ..................... 241 Load compartment ................ 27, 68 Parking ................................ 20, 142
Ignition switch positions ............. 137 Load compartment cover ............. 70 Parking assist ............................ 162
Immobiliser ............................ 29, 95 Loading information ..................... 74 Parking brake ............................ 153
Indicators...................................... 84 Low fuel ....................................... 95 Parking lights ............................. 121
Information displays...................... 97 Particulate filter........................... 143
Instrument cluster ........................ 84 M Performance .............................. 247
Instrument panel fuse box ......... 210 Malfunction indicator light ............ 92 Performing work ........................ 192
Instrument panel illumination ..... 206 Manual anti-dazzle ...................... 31 Pollen filter ................................. 134
Instrument panel illumination Manual mode ..................... 146, 151 Power outlets ............................... 83
control .................................... 121 Manual transmission .................. 148 Power steering.............................. 93
Instrument panel overview ........... 10 Manual transmission automated 148 Power windows ............................ 32
Interior care ............................... 235 Manual windows .......................... 32 Preheating ................................... 94
Interior lighting............................ 121 Memorised settings...................... 24 Puncture..................................... 225
Interior lights ...................... 122, 206
265
R Selector lever ..................... 145, 149 Top-tether fastening eyes ............ 56
Radio Frequency Identification Service ....................................... 135 Tow bar....................................... 185
(RFID)..................................... 260 Service display ............................ 87 Towing................................ 185, 231
Radio remote control ................... 23 Service information .................... 237 Towing another vehicle ............. 232
Reading lights ............................ 123 Service vehicle soon .................... 92 Towing equipment ..................... 187
Rear carrier system...................... 60 Side airbag system ...................... 48 Towing the vehicle ..................... 231
Rear floor storage cover .............. 71 Side blind spot alert.................... 172 Traction Control system ............. 154
Rear fog light ....................... 96, 120 Sidelights.................................... 115 Traction Control system off........... 94
Rear view camera ...................... 173 Side turn signal lights ................ 205 Traffic sign assistant............. 96, 175
Rear window wiper/washer .......... 80 Software acknowledgement....... 257 Trailer coupling........................... 185
Recommended fluids and Spare wheel ............................... 227 Trailer stability assist ................. 189
lubricants ........................ 238, 242 Speed limiter......................... 96, 159 Trailer towing ............................. 186
Reduced engine power................ 95 Speedometer ............................... 84 Transmission ............................... 18
Refuelling ................................... 181 Starting and operating................ 137 Transmission display ......... 144, 149
Retained power off..................... 138 Starting off ................................... 19 Tread depth ............................... 218
Reversing lights ......................... 121 Starting the engine ............ 138, 149 Trip odometer .............................. 84
Ride control systems.................. 154 Steering wheel adjustment ...... 9, 77 Turn and lane-change signals ... 120
Roof.............................................. 34 Steering wheel controls ............... 77 Turn signal ................................... 90
Roof load...................................... 74 Stop-start system........................ 139 Tyre chains ................................ 220
Roof rack ..................................... 73 Storage......................................... 58 Tyre designations ...................... 213
Storage compartments................. 58 Tyre pressure ............................ 213
S Sunroof ........................................ 34 Tyre pressure monitoring
Safety belts................................... 41 Sun visors .................................... 34 system............................... 95, 214
Seat adjustment ....................... 7, 38 Symbols ......................................... 4 Tyre pressures ........................... 253
Seat belt ........................................ 8 Tyre repair kit ............................. 220
Seat belt reminder ....................... 91 T
Seat belts ..................................... 41 Tachometer ................................. 85 U
Seat folding .................................. 39 Tail lights ................................... 203 Ultrasonic parking assist ...... 94, 162
Seat heating................................. 40 Three-point seat belt .................... 42 Underseat storage ....................... 60
Seat position ................................ 37 Tools .......................................... 212
266
Upholstery.................................. 235 Wheels and tyres ....................... 213
Using this manual .......................... 3 Windows....................................... 32
Windscreen................................... 32
V Windscreen wiper/washer ........... 78
Vehicle battery ........................... 196 Winter tyres ............................... 213
Vehicle checks............................ 192 Wiper blade replacement .......... 198
Vehicle data................................ 242
Vehicle data recording and X
privacy..................................... 259 Xenon headlights ....................... 201
Vehicle detected ahead................ 96 Xenon lighting system................ 118
Vehicle dimensions .................... 251
Vehicle Identification Number .... 240
Vehicle jack................................ 212
Vehicle messages ..................... 104
Vehicle personalisation ............. 107
Vehicle security............................ 28
Vehicle specific data ...................... 3
Vehicle storage........................... 191
Vehicle tools............................... 212
Vehicle unlocking ........................... 6
Vehicle weight ........................... 249
Ventilation................................... 126
W
Warning chimes ......................... 106
Warning lights............................... 84
Warning triangle .......................... 73
Washer and wiper systems ......... 16
Washer fluid ............................... 195
Wheel changing ......................... 225
Wheel covers ............................. 219
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