Opel Insignia (2019 year). Manual - part 8


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Opel Insignia (2019 year). Manual - part 8




Instruments and controls

Vehicle information menu, ?,

Options or %

The following list contains all possible

Options Menu pages. Some may not

be available for your particular

vehicle. Depending on the display

some functions are symbolised.
Turn the adjuster wheel or press ä or


 to select a page and follow the

instructions given in the submenus:

● Units
● Display
● Info Page Options
● Home Page Options
● Adaptive Cruise
● Speed Warning
● Tyre Load
● Gauges
● Software Information
● Head-up Display
● AdBlue Level


Select display unit system: imperial or



Press é and select Sport or Touring

mode. Sport mode includes more

vehicle information, Tour mode

includes more media information.
This setting is only available with

Uplevel display.

Info Page Options

A list of all pages in the Info Menu is

displayed, see above. Select the

pages to be displayed in the Info

Menu. Selected pages have a 0. Non

viewable functions have a blank


Home Page Options

Select, which values are shown on

the Driver Information Center home

page, e.g. speed or fuel range.

Adaptive Cruise

Activates or deactivates intelligent

adaptive cruise control 3 206.

Speed Warning

The speed warning page allows you

to set a speed that you do not want to


Speed limit can only be set when

speed warning is enabled. Once the

speed is set, this feature can be

turned off by pressing Å while

viewing this page. If the selected

speed limit is exceeded, a pop-up

warning is displayed with a chime.

Tyre Load

The tyre pressure category according

to the actual tyre inflation pressure

can be selected 3 280.


● Oil Temperature

Displays engine oil temperature

in degrees Celsius.


Instruments and controls


● Battery Voltage

Displays the vehicle battery

voltage. During engine running

voltage can vary between 12 V

and 15.5 V. Temporary voltage

below 12 V is possible when high

electrical load is used.

● Engine Boost

Displays the engine turbocharger

boost pressure in %.


Displays the level of the Diesel

Exhaust Fluid tank 3 187.


Displays both instantaneous and

average fuel economy.

● Fuel Range

Displays average remaining

distance with remaining fuel in

the tank, see Info Menu pages


● Blank Page

Displays a blank gauge.

Software information

Displays the open source software


Head-Up Display

Allows rotation of the head-up display

projection 3 120

Info Display

The Info Display is located in the

instrument panel near the instrument

The Info Display can indicate:

● time 3 92
● outside temperature 3 92
● date 3 92
● Infotainment system 3 150
● climate control settings 3 168
● rear view camera 3 237
● panoramic view system 3 234
● parking assist instructions



● rear cross traffic 3 238
● Flex Ride visualisation menu



● navigation 3 156
● system messages
● settings for vehicle

personalisation 3 124

8'' Info Display

Selecting menus and settings

There are three options to operate the


● via buttons below the display
● by touching the touchscreen with

the finger

● via speech recognition

Button operation

Press X to switch on the display.
Press ; to display the homepage.
Press BACK to exit a menu without

changing a setting.
Infotainment system 3 145



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Touchscreen operation

Display must be switched on by

pressing X. Touch ; to select

Touch required menu display icon or

select a function with the finger.
Scroll a longer submenu list with the

finger up or down.
Confirm a required function or

selection by touching briefly.
Touch O to exit a menu with saving of

the changed setting.
Touch icon & to leave a menu without

Touch ; to return to the homepage.
Infotainment system 3 150
Speech recognition

Description see Infotainment manual



Vehicle personalisation 3 124.

Valet mode

If activated, some functions of the

Driver Information Centre and the Info

Display are limited. The load

compartment is being locked and

cannot be unlocked.

Head-up display

The head-up display shows driver

information concerning the

instrument cluster onto the

windscreen on the driver's side.
The information appears as an image

projected from a lense in the

instrument panel onto the windscreen

directly ahead in driver's view. The

image appears focused out toward

the front of the vehicle.
Depending on the equipment head-

up display can indicate:

● general driving information
● alerts from driver assistance


● automatic transmission selector

lever position

● gear shift indication

● audio/phone information
● turn-by-turn navigation

information if equipped with

navigation infotainment.

There are three controls above the

light switch to operate the head-up


Switching on

Lift up button & briefly.

Display views

Different views are selectable in the

head-up display by pressing /

button. Each press will change the

display view.


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Speed view


● speedometer: digital indication of


● traffic signs: indication of speed


Performance View


● speedometer: digital indication of


● tachometer: engine speed in

round per minute

● automatic transmission: selector

lever position

● manual/automatic transmission:

gear shift indication

Audio view


● speedometer: digital indication of


● actual audio playing information

Navigation view


● speedometer: digital indication of


● turn-by-turn navigation


Active safety control indicators

On all views control indicators of

following Driver assistance systems

are indicated in the top line of the


● vehicle detected ahead A:

vehicle recognition

● lane keep assist a: status and


● adaptive cruise control Õ: set

speed and status

● pedestrian detected ahead 7:

pedestrian recognition

Pop-up alerts

The following list contains just an

extract of possible alerts. Some may

not be available for your particular

vehicle, others can appear depending

on vehicle configuration.
Alerts pop-up on each page if


● pedestrian protection alert
● forward collision alert
● up-/downshift alert
● incoming call

Alerts with lower priority can be reset

by pressing G, high priority alerts

appear as long as danger continues.

System messages or vehicle

warnings may require immediately

action. Seek the assistance of a




Instruments and controls

Adjust position of head-up display


1. Adjust the driver's seat.
2. Start the engine.
3. Press down or lift up button . to

centre the image. It can only be

adjusted up and down, not side to


9 Warning

If the head-up display image is too

bright or too high in your field of

view, it may obstruct your view

when it is dark outside. Be sure to

keep the head-up display image

dim and placed low in your field of


Adjust brightness

The head-up display image will

automatically dim and brighten to

compensate for outside lighting.

Brightness can also be adjusted

manually as needed:
Lift up & and hold to brighten the

display. Press down and hold to dim

the display.

The image can temporarily light up

depending on angel and position of


Adjust rotation

Select Options/% in the Driver

Information Center main menu.

Select submenu page

Head-Up Display. Press é on the

steering wheel to open adjustment

dialogue. Press ä or å to turn

projection clockwise or counter-

clockwise. Press è to leave

adjustment dialogue.

Switching off

Hold down & to turn the head-up

display off.


Preferred language can be set in

vehicle personalisation menu 3 124.


Units can be changed in the settings

menu of the Driver Information Centre



Care of head-up display

Clean the inside of the windscreen as

needed to remove any dirt or film that

could reduce the sharpness or clarity

of the head-up image.
Clean the head-up display lens in the

instrument panel with a soft cloth

sprayed with glass cleaner. Wipe the

lens gently, then dry it.

System limitations

Head-up display may not operate

properly when:

● The lens in the instrument panel

is covered by objects or

windscreen and lens are not


● Display brightness is too dim or


● Image is not adjusted to the

proper height.

● The driver wears polarised


If the head-up image is not correct for

other reasons, contact a workshop.


Instruments and controls


The windscreen is part of the head-up

display system. Windscreen

replacement 3 40.

Vehicle messages

Messages are indicated in the Driver

Information Centre, in some cases

together with a warning chime.

Press Å to confirm a message.

Vehicle and service messages

The vehicle messages are displayed

as text. Follow the instructions given

in the messages.

Messages in the Info Display

Some important messages may

appear additionally in the

Info Display. Press the multifunction

knob to confirm a message. Some

messages only pop-up for a few


Warning chimes

If several warnings appear at the

same time, only one warning chime

will sound.

When starting the engine or whilst


The warning chime regarding not

fastened seat belts has priority over

any other warning chime.

● If seat belt is not fastened.
● If a door or the tailgate is not fully

closed when starting off.

● If a certain speed is exceeded

with parking brake applied.

● If adaptive cruise control

deactivates automatically.

● If approaching a vehicle ahead

too closely.



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● If approaching a pedestrian

ahead too closely.

● If a programmed speed or speed

limit is exceeded.

● If a warning message appears in

the Driver Information Centre.

● If the electronic key is not in the

passenger compartment.

● If the parking assist detects an


● If an unintended lane change


● If the exhaust filter has reached

the maximum filling level.

When the vehicle is parked and/or

the driver's door is opened

● With exterior lights on.
● If the trailer hitch is not engaged.

During an Autostop

● If the driver's door is opened.
● If any condition for an Autostop is

not fulfilled.

Battery voltage

When the vehicle battery voltage is

running low, a warning message will

appear in the Driver Information


1. Switch off any electrical

consumers which are not required

for a safe ride, e.g. seat heating,

heated rear window or other main


2. Charge the vehicle battery by

driving continuously for a while or

by using a charging device.

The warning message will disappear

after the engine has been started

twice without a voltage drop.
If the vehicle battery cannot be

recharged, have the cause of the fault

remedied by a workshop.

Vehicle personalisation

The vehicle's behaviour can be

personalised by changing the settings

in the Info-Display.
Some of the personal settings for

different drivers can be memorised

individually for each vehicle key.

Memorised settings 3 25.
Depending on vehicle equipment and

country-specific regulations some of

the functions described below may

not be available.
Some functions are only displayed or

active when the engine is running.

Personal settings

8" Colour-Info-Display
Press ; then select the % icon.


Instruments and controls


The Settings menu contains the

follwing submenus, which can be

selected in the upper menu bar:

● System
● Apps
● Vehicle


To change Time/Date, see Clock



Select Language to open a list of

available languages for the Info

Display and Driver Information

Center. Select desired language.


Infotainment system 3 150


● Sport Mode Custom. / Auto Mode

Changes the settings of the

Interactive driving system modes



● Climate and Air Quality

Auto Fan Speed: Modifies the

level of the cabin airflow of the

climate control in automatic

Auto heated seats: Automatically

activates the seat heating.
Auto Demist: Supports

windscreen dehumidification by

automatically selecting the

necessary settings and

automatic air conditioning mode.
Auto Rear Demist: Automatically

activates heated rear window.

● Collision/Detection Systems

Forward Collision System:

Deactivates the system

completely, activates warning

chimes only or warning chimes in

combination with automatic

brake functionality.
Front Pedestrian Detection:

Activates warning chimes only or

warning chimes in combination

with automatic brake functionality

or deactivates the system

Adaptive Cruise Go Notifier:

Activates or deactivates the

reminder message to drive off

when the adaptive cruise control

holds the vehicle at standstill.
Lane Change Alert: Activates or

deactivates side blind zone alert.
Park Assist: Activates or

deactivates the parking assist.

Activation is selectable with or

without attached trailer coupling.
Rear Cross Traffic Alert:

Activates or deactivates rear

cross traffic alert.

● Comfort and Convenience

Auto Memory Recall: Changes

the settings to the recall of

memorised settings for power

seat adjustment.



Instruments and controls

Easy Exit Driver\'s Seat:

Activates or deactivates easy exit

function of the power seat.
Chime Volume: Changes the

volume of warning chimes.
Reverse Tilt Mirror: Activates or

deactivates the parking assist

function of the exterior mirrors.
Auto Mirror Folding: Activates or

deactivates folding of the exterior

mirrors with the remote control.
Personalisation by Driver:

Activates or deactivates the

personalisation function,

depending on which key is being

Rain Sense Wipers: Activates or

deactivates automatic wiping

with rain sensor.
Auto Wipe in Reverse Gear:

Activates or deactivates

automatic switching on of the

rear window wiper when reverse

gear is engaged.
Extended Hill Start Assist:

Toggles between hill start assist

and extended hold hill start assist

● Lighting

Vehicle Locator Lights: Activates

or deactivates the entry lighting.
Exit Lighting: Activates or

deactivates and changes the

duration of exit lighting.
Left or Right-Hand Traffic:

Changes between lighting for left

or right-hand traffic.
Adaptive Forward Lighting:

Changes the settings of the LED


● Power Door Locks

Open Door Anti-Lock Out:

Activates or deactivates the door

locking function while a door is

Auto Door Lock: Activates or

deactivates the automatic door

locking function after switching

on ignition.
Delayed Door Lock: Activates or

deactivates the delayed door

locking function. This feature

delays the actual locking of the

doors until all doors are closed.

● Remote Lock, Unlock and Start

Remote Unlock Light Feedback:

Activates or deactivates the

hazard warning flasher feedback

whilst unlocking.
Remote Lock Feedback:

Changes what kind of feedback

is given when locking the vehicle.
Remote Door Unlock: Changes

the configuration to unlock only

the driver's door or the whole

vehicle whilst unlocking.
Relock Doors Unlocked

Remotely: Activates or

deactivates the automatic relock

function after unlocking without

opening the vehicle.
Remote Window Operation:

Activates or deactivates the

operation of power windows with

electronic key.
Passive Door Unlock: Changes

the configuration to unlock only

the driver's door or the whole

vehicle whilst unlocking.


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Passive Door Lock: Activates or

deactivates the passive locking

function. This feature locks the

vehicle automatically after

several seconds if all doors have

been closed and an electronic

key has been removed from the

Remote Left in Vehicle Alert:

Activates or deactivates the

warning chime when the

electronic key remains in the


Telematics service


OnStar is a personal connectivity and

service assistant with integrated

Wi-Fi hotspot. The OnStar service is

available 24 hours a day, seven days

a week.


OnStar is not available for all

markets. For further information,

contact your workshop.

In order to be available and

operational, OnStar needs a valid

OnStar subscription, functioning

vehicle electrics, mobile service and

GPS satellite link.

To activate the OnStar services and

set up an account, press Z and speak

with an advisor.

Depending on the equipment of the

vehicle, the following services are


● Emergency services and support

in the case of a vehicle


● Wi-Fi hotspot
● Smartphone application
● Remote control, e.g. location of

the vehicle, activation of horn and

lights, control of central locking


● Stolen vehicle assistance
● Vehicle diagnostics
● Destination download


The OnStar module of the vehicle is

deactivated after ten days without an

ignition cycle. Functions requiring a

data connection will be available

again after switching on the ignition.



Instruments and controls

OnStar buttons

Privacy button

Press and hold j until a message is

heard to activate or deactivate the

transmission of the vehicle location.
Press j to answer a call or to end a

call to an advisor.
Press j to access the Wi-Fi settings.

Service button

Press Z to establish a connection to

an advisor.

SOS button

Press [ to establish a priority

emergency connection to a specially

trained emergency advisor.

Status LED

Green: The system is ready with

activated transmission of the vehicle

Green flashing: The system is on a

Red: A problem arose.
Off: The system is ready with

deactivated transmission of the

vehicle location or the system is in

standby mode.
Red / green flashing for a short period

of time: The transmission of the

vehicle location has been


OnStar services

General services

If you need any information e.g.

opening hours, points of interest and

destinations or if you need any

support e.g. in the case of a vehicle

breakdown, a flat tyre and empty fuel

tank, press Z to establish a

connection to an advisor.

Emergency services

In the case of an emergency situation,

press [ and talk to an advisor. The

advisor then contacts emergency or

assistance service providers and

directs them to your vehicle.
In the case of an accident with

activation of airbags or belt

tensioners, an automatic emergency

call is established. The advisor is

immediately connected to your

vehicle to see whether help is



Establishing an emergency call may

not be possible in areas without

sufficient network availability or due

to hardware damage during an


Wi-Fi hotspot

The Wi-Fi hotspot of the vehicle

provides internet connectivity with a

maximum speed of 4G/LTE.


Instruments and controls



The Wi-Fi hotspot functionality is not

available for all markets.

Some mobile devices connect to Wi-

Fi hotspots automatically and use

mobile data capacity in the

background, even if they are not in

use. This includes automatic

updates, downloads, as well as

programme or app synchronisation

traffic. The data volume purchased

via OnStar might be consumed

rapidly. Turn off automatic

synchronisations in the settings of

your device.

Up to seven devices may be

To connect a mobile device with the

Wi-Fi hotspot:

1. Press j and then select Wi-Fi

settings on the Info-Display. The

settings displayed include the Wi-

Fi hotspot name (SSID),

password and connection type.

2. Start a Wi-Fi network search on

your mobile device.

3. Select your vehicle hotspot

(SSID) when listed.

4. When prompted, enter the

password on your mobile device.


To change the SSID or password,

press Z and talk to an advisor or log

in to your account.

To switch off the Wi-Fi hotspot

functionality, press Z to call an


Smartphone app

With the myOpel smartphone app,

some vehicle functions can be

operated remotely.
The following functions are available:

● Lock or unlock vehicle.
● Honk horn or flash lights.
● Check fuel level, engine oil life

and tyre pressure (only with tyre

pressure monitoring system).

● Send navigation destination to

the vehicle, if equipped with a

built-in navigation system.

● Locate vehicle on a map.
● Manage Wi-Fi settings.

To operate these functions, download

the app from App Store



Google Play™ Store.

Remote control

If desired, use any phone to call an

advisor, who can remotely operate

specific vehicle functions. Find the

respective OnStar phone number on

our country-specific website.
The following functions are available:

● Lock or unlock vehicle.
● Provide information on the

vehicle location.

● Honk horn or flash lights.

Stolen vehicle assistance

If the vehicle is stolen, report the theft

to the authorities and request OnStar

stolen vehicle assistance. Use any

phone to call an advisor. Find the

respective OnStar phone number on

our country-specific website.
OnStar can provide support in

locating and recovering the vehicle.



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Theft alert

When the anti-theft alarm system is

triggered, a notification is sent to

OnStar. You are then informed about

this event by text message or email.
Restart prevention

By sending remote signals, OnStar

can prevent the vehicle from

restarting once it has been turned off.

On-demand diagnostics

At any time e.g. if the vehicle displays

a vehicle message, press Z to

contact an advisor and ask to

complete a real-time diagnostic check

to directly determine the issue.

Depending on the results, the advisor

will provide further support.

Diagnostic report

The vehicle automatically transmits

diagnostic data to OnStar which

sends a monthly email report to you

and your preferred workshop.


The workshop notification function

can be disabled in your account.

The report contains the status of key

operating systems of the vehicle like

engine, transmission, airbags, ABS,

and other major systems. It also

provides information on possible

maintenance items and tyre pressure

(only with tyre pressure monitoring

To look at the information in greater

detail, select the link within the email

and log in to your account.

Destination download

A desired destination can be directly

downloaded to the navigation system.
Press Z to call an advisor and

describe the destination or point of

The advisor can look up any address

or point of interest and directly send

the destination to the built-in

navigation system.

OnStar settings

OnStar PIN

To have full access to all OnStar

services, a four-digit PIN is required.

The PIN has to be personalised when

first talking to an advisor.

To change the PIN, press Z to call an


Account data

An OnStar subscriber has an account

where all the data is stored. To

request a change of the account

information, press Z and talk to an

advisor or log in to your account.
If the OnStar service is used on

another vehicle, press Z and request

that the account be transferred to the

new vehicle.


In any case, if the vehicle is disposed

of, sold or otherwise transferred,

immediately inform OnStar about

the changes and terminate the

OnStar service on this vehicle.

Vehicle location

The vehicle location is transmitted to

OnStar when service is requested or

triggered. A message on the Info-

Display informs about this



Instruments and controls


To activate or deactivate the

transmission of the vehicle location,

press and hold j until an audio

message is heard.
The deactivation is indicated by the

status light flashing red and green for

a short period of time and each time

the vehicle is started.


If the transmission of the vehicle

location is deactivated, some

services are no longer available.

The vehicle location always remains

accessible to OnStar in the case of

an emergency.

Find the privacy policy in your


Software updates

OnStar may remotely carry out

software updates without further

notice or consent. These updates are

to enhance or maintain safety and

security or the operation of the


These updates may concern privacy

issues. Find the privacy policy in your






Exterior lighting .......................... 132

Light switch .............................. 132

Automatic light control ............. 133

High beam ............................... 133

High beam assist ..................... 133

Headlight flash ......................... 134

Headlight range adjustment .... 134

Headlights when driving

abroad .................................... 135

Daytime running lights ............. 135

LED headlights ........................ 135

Hazard warning flashers .......... 138

Turn lights ................................ 139

Front fog lights ......................... 139

Rear fog light ........................... 139

Parking lights ........................... 140

Reversing lights ....................... 140

Misted light covers ................... 140

Interior lighting ........................... 140

Instrument panel illumination

control ..................................... 140

Interior lights ............................ 141

Reading lights .......................... 141

Sunvisor lights ......................... 142

Lighting features ........................ 142

Centre console lighting ............ 142

Entry lighting ............................ 142

Exit lighting .............................. 142

Battery discharge protection .... 143

Exterior lighting

Light switch

Turn light switch:
AUTO : automatic light control

switches automatically

between daytime running

light and headlight


: sidelights


: headlights

When switching on the ignition,

automatic light control is active.
Control indicator 8 3 110.




Tail lights

Tail lights are illuminated together

with low/high beam and sidelights.

Automatic light control

When the automatic light control

function is switched on and the

engine is running, the system

switches between daytime running

lights and headlights automatically

depending on the external lighting

conditions and information given by

the wiper system.
Daytime running light 3 135.

Automatic headlight activation

During poor lighting conditions

headlights are switched on.
Additionally, headlights are switched

on if the windscreen wipers have

been activated for several wipes.
LED headlights 3 135.

Tunnel detection

When a tunnel is entered, headlights

are switched on immediately.

High beam

Push lever to switch from low to high


Pull lever to deactivate high beam.
High beam assist 3 135.

High beam assist

Description for version with halogen

headlights. High beam assist with

LED headlights 3 135.
This feature allows the high beam to

function as the main driving light at

night and when vehicle speed is

faster than 40 km/h.
It switches automatically to low beam


● A sensor detects the lights of

oncoming or preceding vehicles.

● Driving in urban areas.
● The vehicle speed is slower than

20 km/h.

● It is foggy or snowy.
● Front or rear fog lights are

switched on.

If there are no restrictions detected,

the system switches back to high










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