Opel Crossland X (2018 year). Manual - part 11


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Driving and operating

8'' Colour-Info-Display: when search

for a parking slot, activate the system

by pressing Í. Select Driving

functions on the touch screen and

then Park Assist. Select Enter bay

parking space.

 illuminates in the instrument cluster

to confirm the function.
Slow down the vehicle speed below

20 km/h.
Select parking side by switching on

turn signal indicator on the respective

The allowed parallel distance

between the vehicle and a row of

parked cars is between 0.5 metres

and 1.5 metres.
When several successive slots are

found, the vehicle will be directed

towards the last one.

When a free slot is detected, a visual

feedback on the Colour-Info-Display

and an acoustic signal is given. Stop

the vehicle, select reverse gear,

release the steering wheel and start

moving without exceeding 7 km/h.

Move forwards and backwards as

instructed by observing the warnings

of the Parking assist and paying

attention to the acoustic signals until

the end of manoeuvre is indicated.

When finished, $ extinguishes in the

instrument cluster.
During the parking manoeuvre, the

system is automatically deactivated

once the rear of the vehicle is within

50 cm of an obstacle.


Driving and operating


Exiting a parallel parking slot


7'' Colour-Info-Display: when exiting a

parallel parking slot, activate the

system by selecting Park Assist on

the homepage of the touch screen.

Then select Exit parallel parking

8'' Colour-Info-Display: when exiting a

parallel parking slot, activate the

system by pressing Í. Select Driving

functions on the touch screen and

then Park Assist. Select Exit parallel

parking space.
Select exit side by switching on the

respective turn signal indicator.
Engage reverse or forward gear,

release the steering wheel and start

moving without exceeding 5 km/h.

Move forwards and backwards while

observing the warnings of the Parking

assist until the end of manoeuvre is

indicated. The manoeuvre is

complete when the vehicle's front

wheels are out of the parking slot and


 extinguishes in the instrument

After deactivation check control over

the vehicle.

Display indication

The instructions on the display show:

● General hints and warning


● The demand to stop the vehicle,

when a parking slot is detected.

● The direction of driving during the

parking manoeuvre.

● The demand to shift into reverse

or first gear.

● The demand to stop or to drive


● The successful completion of the

parking manoeuvre indicated by

a pop-up symbol and a chime.

● The cancelling of a parking



The current park assist manoeuvre is

cancelled via the button to return to

the previous screen in the Colour-

Info-Display. To deactivate the

system completely, press r Off in

the centre console.



Driving and operating

The system is deactivated


● if the ignition is switched off
● if stalling the engine
● if no manoeuvre is started within

5 minutes of selection of the type

of manoeuvre

● after a prolonged stop of the

vehicle during a manoeuvre

● if the electronic stability control

(ESC) is triggered

● if the speed of the vehicle

exceeds the stated limit

● when the driver interrupts

movement of the steering wheel

● after 4 manoeuvre cycles
● on opening the driver's door
● if one of the front wheels

encounters an obstacle

● parking manoeuvre successfully


Deactivation by the driver or by the

system during manoeuvring will be

indicated on the display. Additionally,

an acoustic signal sounds.

The system is switched off

automatically when towing a

electrically connected trailer.
Contact your dealer to switch off the

system for a prolonged period.


In the event of a fault, $ flashes for a

few seconds, accompanied by an

acoustic signal. If the fault occurs

during the use of the system, $

In the event of a fault in the power

steering, c flashes in the instrument

panel, accompanied by a message.

9 Warning

Under certain circumstances,

various reflective surfaces on

objects or clothing as well as

external noise sources may cause

the system to fail to detect

Special attention must be paid to

low obstacles which can damage

the lower part of the bumper.


Performance of the system can be

reduced when sensors are

covered, e.g. by ice or snow.
Performance of the parking assist

system can be reduced due to

heavy loading.
Special conditions apply if there

are taller vehicles in the vicinity

(e.g. off-road vehicles, mini vans,

vans). Object identification and

correct distance indication in the

upper part of these vehicles

cannot be guaranteed.
Objects with a very small reflection

cross-section, e.g. objects of

narrow size or soft materials, may

not be detected by the system.
Parking assist systems do not

detect objects outside the

detection range.


It is possible that the sensor detects

a non-existing object caused by

echo disturbance from external


Driving and operating


acoustic noise or mechanical

misalignments (sporadic false

warnings may occur).
Make sure that the front number

plate is properly mounted (not bent

and no gaps to the bumper on the left

or right side) and the sensors are

firmly in place.
Advanced parking assist system

may not respond to changes in the

available parking space after

initiating a parking manoeuvre. The

system may recognize an entry, a

gateway, a courtyard or even a

crossing as a parking slot. After

selecting reverse gear the system

will start a parking manoeuvre. Take

care regarding the availability of the

suggested parking slot.
Surface irregularities, e.g. on

construction zones, are not detected

by the system. The driver accepts


Side blind spot alert

The Side blind spot alert system

detects and reports objects on either

side of the vehicle, within a specified

"blind spot" zone. The system

displays a visual alert in each exterior

mirror, when detecting objects that

may not be visible in the interior and

exterior mirrors.
Side blind spot alert uses some of the

advanced parking assist sensors

which are located in the front and rear

bumper on both sides of the vehicle.

9 Warning

Side blind spot alert does not

replace driver vision.
The system does not detect:

● vehicles outside the side blind

zones which may be rapidly


● pedestrians, cyclists or animals

Before changing a lane, always

check all mirrors, look over the

shoulder and use the turn signal.


7'' Colour-Info-Display: select Blind

spot monitoring on the homepage of

the touch screen. System is activated

by viewing W.

8'' Colour-Info-Display: press Í.

Select Driving functions on the touch

screen and then Blind spot

monitoring. System is activated by

viewing on.

 illuminates continously green in the

instrument cluster to confirm the



When the system detects a vehicle in

the side blind zone while driving

forwards, a round LED will illuminate

in the relevant exterior mirror.
The LED comes on immediately when

being passed.



Driving and operating

The LED comes on after a delay when

passing another vehicle slowly.

Operation conditions

The following conditions must be

fullfilled for proper operation:

● All vehicles are moving in the

same direction and in adjacent


● The speed of your vehicle is

between 12 and 140 km/h.

● Passing a vehicle with a speed

difference of less than 10 km/h.

● Another vehicle is passing with a

speed difference of less than 25


● The traffic flow is normal.
● Driving on a straight or slightly

curved road.

● The vehicle is not pulling a trailer.

No alert will be given in the following


● In the presence of non-moving

objects (parked vehicles,

barriers, street lamps, road


● With vehicles moving in the

opposite direction.

● Driving on a winding road or a

sharp corner.

● When passing (or being passed

by) a very long vehicle (lorry,

coach...) which is at the same

time detected at the rear in the

blind spot angle and present in

the driver's forward field of vision.

● In very heavy traffic: vehicles

detected in front and behind are

confused with a lorry or a

stationary object.

● When passing too quickly.


The system is deactivated in the

vehicle personalisation 3 103. B

extinguishes in the instrument cluster.

Additionally, an acoustic signal


The state of the system is stored

when switching off the ignition.
The system is automatically

deactivated when towing an

electrically connected trailer.


In the event of a fault, B flashes for a

few moments in the instrument panel,

accompanied by F and a

display message. Contact a dealer or

a qualified workshop to have the

system checked.

Panoramic view system

This system allows views of the

vehicle's surroundings to be

displayed as a nearly 180° picture in

the Info display, like a bird's eye view.
The system uses:

● rear camera, installed in the


● ultrasonic parking sensors in the

rear bumper

The screen in the Info display is

divided into two parts: on the right

there is a view from above the vehicle,


Driving and operating


and on the left there is the view from

the rear displayed. The parking

sensors complete the information on

the view from above the vehicle.


Panoramic view system is activated


● engaging reverse gear
● driving up to 10 km/h


Different views can be selected in the

left part of the display. Change the

type of view at any time during a

manoeuvre by pressing the touch

field in the left lower zone of the


● Rear view
● Auto mode
● Zoom view
● 180° view

The display is immediately updated

with the type of view selected.
AUTO mode is activated by default. In

this mode, the system selects the

best view, standard or zoom, to

display according to the information

from the parking sensors.
The state of the system is not kept in

memory when the ignition is switched


Rear view

The area behind the vehicle is

displayed in the screen. The vertical

lines represent the width of the

vehicle with mirrors unfolded. The

direction of the lines changes with the

position of the steering wheel.
The first horizontal line represents a

distance of about 30 cm beyond the

edge of vehicle's rear bumper. The

upper horizontal lines represent

distances of about one and two

metres beyond the edge of your

vehicle's rear bumper.
This view is available in AUTO mode

or in the view selection menu.



Driving and operating

Auto mode

This mode is activated by default.

Using sensors in the rear bumper, the

automatic view changes from a rear

view to a view from above, as an

obstacle is approached during a


Zoom view

The camera records the vehicle's

surroundings during the manoeuvre

in order to reconstruct a view from

above the rear of the vehicle in its

near surroundings, allowing the

vehicle to be manoeuvred around

obstacles nearby. This view is

available with AUTO mode or in the

view selection menu.

180° view

The 180° view facilitates reversing

out of a parking bay, making it

possible to see the approach of

vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists.

This view is not recommended for

carrying out a complete manoeuvre.

It is made up of three areas: left 1,

centre 2 and right 3. This view is

available from the view selection

menu only.


Panoramic view system is

deactivated when:

● driving faster than 10 km/h
● seven seconds after disengaging

reverse gear

● by pressing the icon q in the left

upper corner of the touch screen

● opening the tailgate

General information

9 Warning

The panoramic view system does

not replace driver vision. It will not

display children, pedestrians,

cyclists, crossing traffic, animals,

or any other objects outside of the

camera view area, e. g. below the

bumper, or underneath the

Do not drive or park the vehicle

using only the panoramic view

Always check the surrounding of

the vehicle before driving.


Driving and operating


Displayed images may be further

or closer than they appear. The

area displayed is limited and

objects that are close to either

edge of the bumper or under the

bumper are not displayed on the


System limitations


For optimal operation of the

system, it is important to keep the

lense of the camera in the tailgate

between the number plate lights

always clean. Rinse the lense with

water and wipe with a soft cloth.
Do not clean the lense with a

steam-jet or high-pressure jet


The panoramic view system may not

operate properly when:

● The surrounding is dark.
● The sun or the beam of

headlights is shining directly into

the camera lenses.

● During nighttime driving.
● Weather limits visibility, such as

fog, rain, or snow.

● The camera lenses are blocked

by snow, ice, slush, mud, dirt.

● The vehicle is towing a trailer.
● The vehicle had an accident.
● There are extreme temperature


Rear view camera

The rear view camera assists the

driver when reversing by displaying a

view of the area behind the vehicle.
The view of the camera is displayed

in the Info-Display.

9 Warning

The rear view camera does not

replace driver vision. Note that

objects that are outside the

camera's field of view and the

parking assist sensors, e.g. below

the bumper or underneath the

vehicle, are not displayed.

Do not reverse or park the vehicle

using only the rear view camera.
Always check the surrounding of

the vehicle before driving.

Switching on

Rear view camera is automatically

activated when reverse gear is



The camera is mounted above the

licence plate.



Driving and operating

The area displayed by the camera is

limited. The distance of the image that

appears on the display differs from

the actual distance.

Guide lines

The vertical lines represent the

general direction of the vehicle and

the distance between the vertical

lines corresponds to the width of your

vehicle without mirrors. The first

horizontal line represents a distance

of about 30 cm beyond the edge of

vehicle's rear bumper. The upper

horizontal lines represent distances

of about 1 and 2 metres beyond the

edge of your vehicle's rear bumper.

The crossing curves represent the

maximum turning circle.

Deactivation of guide lines

Guide lines can be deactivated in the

Info-Display. Select Settings, I

Vehicle, I Collision detection, I Rear

view camera guide lines, I §.
Info-Display 3 98.
Vehicle personalisation 3 103.

Switching off

The camera is switched off when a

certain forward speed is exceeded or

if reverse gear is disengaged for

approx. 10 seconds.

System limitations

The rear view camera may not

operate properly when:

● The surrounding is dark.
● The beam of headlights is shining

directly into the camera lenses.

● During nighttime driving.
● Weather limits visibility, such as

fog, rain, or snow.

● The camera lenses are blocked

by snow, ice, slush, mud, dirt.

Clean the lense, rinse with water,

and wipe with a soft cloth.

● The tailgate will be opened.
● The vehicle is towing an

electrically connected trailer.

● The vehicle had a rear end


● There are extreme temperature


Lane departure warning

The lane departure warning system

observes the lane markings between

which the vehicle is driving via a front

camera. The system detects lane

changes and warns the driver in the

event of an unintended lane change

via visual and acoustic signals.
Criteria for the detection of an

unintended lane change are:

● No operation of turn signals.
● No brake pedal operation.
● No active accelerator operation

or speeding-up.


Driving and operating


If the driver is active, no warning will

be issued.


The lane departure warning system is

activated by pressing ½. The system

is switched on when the LED in the

button is not illuminated.
The system is only operable at

vehicle speeds above 60 km/h and if

lane markings are available.
When the system recognises an

unintended lane change, the control

indicator ) flashes yellow.

Simultaneously a chime sound is



The system is deactivated by

pressing ½, the LED in the button

At speeds below 60 km/h  the system

is inoperable.


In the event of a fault, F

appears in the instrument panel,

accompanied by a display message.

Contact a dealer or a qualified

workshop to have the system

The lane departure warning system

may not operate properly when:

● The windscreen is not clean.
● There are adverse environmental

conditions like heavy rain, snow,

direct sunlight or shadows.

The system can not operate when no

lane marking is detected.

System limitations

The system performance may not

operate properly when:

● Vehicle speed is below 60 km/h.
● Driving on winding or hilly roads.
● During nighttime driving.
● Weather limits visibility, such as

fog, rain, or snow.

● The sensor in the windscreen is

blocked by snow, ice, slush, mud,

dirt, windscreen damage or

affected by foreign items, e.g.


● The sun is shining directly into

the camera lens.

● Close vehicles ahead.
● Banked roads.
● Road edges.
● Roads with poor lane markings.
● Sudden lighting changes.



Driving and operating

Driver alert

The driver alert system monitores the

driving time and the vigilance of the

driver. Monitoring the vigilance of the

driver is based on the trajectory

variations of the vehicle compared to

the lane markings.
The system includes a driving time

alert combined with driver drowsiness


9 Warning

The system cannot replace the

need for vigilance on the part of

the driver. It is recommended that

you take a break as soon as you

feel tired or at least every two

hours. Do not take the wheel if you

are tired.

Activation or Deactivation

The system can be activated or

deactivated in the vehicle

personalisation 3 103
The state of the system stays in

memory when the ignition is switched


Driving time alert

The driver gets notified by a pop-up

reminder symbol € in the Driver

Information Centre simultaneously

with a acoustic alert if the driver has

not taken a break after two hours of

driving at a speed above 65 km/h. The

alert is repeated hourly until the

vehicle is stopped, no matter how

vehicle speed evolves.
The counting of driving time alert is

reset when the ignition has been

switched off for a few minutes.

Driver drowsiness detection

The system monitors the driver's level

of vigilance. A camera at the top of the

windscreen detects variations in

trajectory compared to the lane

markings. This system is particularly

suited to fast roads (speed higher

than 65 km/h).
If the trajectory of the vehicle

suggests a certain level of

drowsiness or inattention by the

driver, the system triggers the first

level of alert. The driver is notified by

a message and an audible signal is

After three first level alerts, the

system triggers a new alert with a

message, accompanied by a more

pronounced audible signal.
In certain driving conditions (poor

road surface or strong winds), the

system may give alerts independent

of the driver's level of vigilance.
The driver drowsiness detection is

reinitialised when the ignition has

been switched off for a few minutes or

the speed remains below 65 km/h for

a few minutes.

System limitations

In the following situations, the system

may not operate properly or even not

operate at all:

● Poor visibility caused by

inadequate lighting of the

roadway, falling snow, heavy

rain, dense fog etc.


Driving and operating


● Dazzle caused by headlamps of

an oncoming vehicles, low sun,

reflections on damp roads,

leaving a tunnel, alternating

shade and light etc.

● Windscreen area in front of the

camera covered by dirt, snow,

stickers etc.

● No lane markings detected or

multiple lane markings due to


● Close vehicles ahead
● Winding roads or narrow roads


Fuel for petrol engines

Only use unleaded fuel that complies

with European standard EN 228 or

E DIN 51626-1 or equivalent.
The engine is capable of running with

fuel that contains up to 10% ethanol

(e.g. named E10).
Use fuel with the recommended

octane rating. A lower octane rating

can reduce engine power and torque

and slightly increases fuel



Do not use fuel or fuel additives

that contain metallic compounds

such as manganese-based

additives. This may cause engine



Use of fuel that does not comply to

EN 228 or E DIN 51626-1 or

equivalent can lead to deposits or

engine damage.


Use of fuel with a lower octane

rating than the lowest possible

rating could lead to uncontrolled

combustion and engine damage.

The engine specific requirements

regarding octane rating are given in

the engine data overview 3 233. A

country-specific label at the fuel filler

flap can supersede the requirement.

Fuel additives outside Europe

Fuel should contain detergent

additives that help prevent engine

and fuel system deposits from

forming. Clean fuel injectors and

intake valves will allow the emission

control system to work properly.



Driving and operating

Some fuel does not contain sufficient

quantities of additive to keep fuel

injectors and intake valves clean.
To make up for this lack of

detergency, add Fuel System

Treatment PLUS to the fuel tank at

every engine oil change or every

10,000 km, whichever occurs first. It

is available at your workshop.
Fuels containing oxygenates such as

ethers and ethanol, as well as

reformulated fuel, are available in

some cities. If these fuels comply with

the previously described

specification, then they are

acceptable to use. However, E85

(85% ethanol) and other fuels

containing more than 15% ethanol

must be used only in FlexFuel



Do not use fuel containing

methanol. It can corrode metal

parts in the fuel system and also

damage plastic and rubber parts.

This damage would not be

covered by the vehicle warranty.

Some fuels, mainly high octane

racing fuels, can contain an octane

enhancing additive called

methylcyclopentadienyl manganese

tricarbonyl (MMT). Do not use fuels or

fuel additives with MMT as they can

reduce spark plug life and affect

emission control system

performance. The malfunction

indicator light Z may turn on 3 91. If

this occurs, seek the assistance of a


Fuel for diesel engines

Only use diesel fuel that complies

with EN 590.
In countries outside the European

Union use Euro-Diesel fuel with a

sulfur concentration below 50 ppm.


Use of fuel that does not comply to

EN 590 or similar can lead to

engine powerloss, increased wear

or engine damage.

Do not use marine diesel oils, heating

oils, Aquazole and similar diesel-

water emulsions. Diesel fuels must

not be diluted with fuels for petrol


Low temperature operation

At temperatures below 0° C, some

diesel products with biodiesel blends

may clog, freeze or gel, which may

affect the fuel supply system. Starting

and engine operation may not work

properly. Make sure to fill winter

grade diesel fuel at ambient

temperatures below 0° C.
Arctic grade diesel fuel can be used

in extreme cold temperatures below

-20° C. Using this fuel grade in warm

or hot climates is not recommended

and may cause engine stalling, poor

starting or damage on the fuel

injection system.

Fuel for liquid gas operation

Liquid gas is known as LPG

(Liquefied Petroleum Gas) or under

its French name GPL (Gaz de Pétrole

Liquéfié). LPG is also known as



Driving and operating


LPG consists mainly of propane and

butane. The octane rating is between

105 and 115, depending on the

butane proportion. LPG is stored as a

liquid at a pressure of approximately

five to ten bar.
The boiling point depends on the

pressure and the mixing ratio. At

ambient pressure, it is between

-42 °C (pure propane) and -0.5 °C

(pure butane).


The system works at an ambient

temperature of approx. -8 °C to

100 °C.

Full functioning of the LPG system

can only be guaranteed with liquid

gas which complies with the minimum

requirements of DIN EN 589.


9 Danger

Before refuelling, switch off

ignition and any external heaters

with combustion chambers.
Follow the operating and safety

instructions of the filling station

when refuelling.

9 Danger

Fuel is flammable and explosive.

No smoking. No naked flames or

If you can smell fuel in your

vehicle, have the cause of this

remedied immediately by a



In case of misfuelling, do not

switch on ignition.

Fuel filler flap is located at left rear

side of vehicle.



Driving and operating

The fuel filler flap can only be opened

if the vehicle is unlocked. Release the

fuel filler flap by pushing the flap.

Petrol and Diesel refuelling

To open, turn the cap slowly


The fuel filler cap can be attached to

the hook on the fuel filler flap.
To refuel, fully insert the pump nozzle

and switch it on.
After the automatic cut-off, the tank

can be topped up by operating the

pump nozzle a maximum of two more



Wipe off any overflowing fuel


To close, turn the fuel filler cap

Close the flap and allow it to engage.

Fuel filler cap

Only use genuine fuel filler caps.
Diesel-engined vehicles have special

fuel filler caps.


Driving and operating


Trailer hitch

General information

The factory-fitted towing equipment is

folded up under the rear bumper

Entrust retrofitting of towing

equipment to a workshop. It may be

necessary to make changes that

affect the cooling system, heat

shields or other equipment. Only use

towing equipment that has been

approved for your vehicle.
To avoid vehicle damage, the power

tailgate cannot be operated with the

radio remote control when a trailer is

electrically connected.
The bulb outage detection function for

trailer brake light cannot detect a

partial bulb outage, e.g. in case of four

times five watt bulbs, the function only

detects lamp outage when only a

single five Watt lamp remains or none

Fitting of towing equipment could

cover the opening of the towing eye.

If this is the case use the coupling ball

bar for towing.

Driving characteristics and

towing tips

Before attaching a trailer, lubricate

the coupling ball. However, do not do

so if a stabiliser, which acts on the

coupling ball, is being used to reduce

snaking movements.
During trailer towing do not exceed a

speed of 80 km/h. A maximum speed

of 100 km/h is only appropriate if an

oscillation damper is used and the

permissible gross trailer weight does

not exceed the vehicle’s curb weight.
For trailers with low driving stability

and caravan trailers, the use of an

oscillation damper is strongly

If the trailer starts snaking, drive more

slowly, do not attempt to correct the

steering and brake sharply if

When driving downhill, drive in the

same gear as if driving uphill and

drive at a similar speed.
Adjust tyre pressure to the value

specified for full load 3 239.

Trailer towing

Trailer loads

The permissible trailer loads are

vehicle and engine-dependent

maximum values which must not be

exceeded. The actual trailer load is

the difference between the actual

gross weight of the trailer and the

actual coupling socket load with the

trailer coupled.
The permissible trailer loads are

specified in the vehicle documents. In

general, they are valid for gradients

up to 12%.
The permissible trailer load applies

up to the specified incline and at sea

level. Since engine power decreases

as altitude increases due to the air

becoming thinner, therefore reducing

climbing ability, the permissible gross

train weight also decreases by 10%

for every 1000 metres of altitude. The

gross train weight does not have to be

reduced when driving on roads with

slight inclines (less than 8%, e.g.










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