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Driving and operating
159
Certain settings of the climate control
Vehicles with automatic transmission
Restart of the engine by the stop-
system may inhibit an Autostop.
Type A: The engine is restarted if
start system
Climate control 3 141.
● the gear selector is in position D
The selector lever must be in neutral
Immediately after higher speed
with M activated or not and the
to enable an automatic restart.
driving an Autostop may be inhibited.
brake pedal is released
If one of the following conditions
New vehicle running-in 3 153.
● the gear selector is in position N,
occurs during an Autostop, the
the brake pedal is released and
engine will be restarted automatically
Vehicle battery discharge protection
the gear selector is moved to
by the stop-start system:
To ensure reliable engine restarts,
position D with M activated or not
depending on engine, vehicle
several vehicle battery discharge
● the gear selector is in position P,
speed exceeding 3 km/h or
protection features are implemented
the brake pedal is depressed and
25 km/h (manual transmission)
as part of the stop-start system.
the gear selector is moved to
vehicle speed exceeding 3 km/h
position R, N or D with M
Power saving measures
(automatic transmission)
activated or not
During an Autostop, several electrical
stop-start system manually
● the reverse gear is engaged
features such as auxiliary electric
deactivated
heater or rear window heating are
Type B: The engine is restarted if
driver's door opened
disabled or switched to a power
● the gear selector is in position A
saving mode. The fan speed of the
sliding door opened.
or M and the brake pedal is
climate control system is reduced to
released
driver's seat belt unfastened
save power.
● the gear selector is in position N,
engine temperature too low
the brake pedal is depressed and
Restart of the engine by the driver
charging level of vehicle battery
and the gear selector is moved to
below defined level
Vehicles with manual transmission
A or M
brake vacuum not sufficient
Depress the clutch pedal without
● the reverse gear is engaged
vehicle driven at least at walking
depressing the brake pedal to restart
speed
the engine.
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Driving and operating
● climate control system requests
front wheels away from the
Caution
engine start
kerb.
● air conditioning manually
If the vehicle is on a downhill
After running at high engine
switched on
slope, engage reverse gear or
speeds or with high engine loads,
If an electrical accessory, e.g. a
set the selector lever to position
operate the engine briefly at a low
portable CD player, is connected to
P (automatic transmission type
load or run in neutral for
the power outlet, a brief power drop
A) / N (automatic transmission
approx. 30 seconds before
during the restart might be noticeable.
type B). Turn the front wheels
switching off, in order to protect
towards the kerb.
the turbocharger.
Parking
Close the windows.
Note
Switch off the engine.
In the event of an accident with
9 Warning
Remove the ignition key from
airbag deployment, the engine is
the ignition switch or switch off
switched off automatically if the
Do not park the vehicle on an
ignition on vehicles with power
vehicle comes to a standstill within a
easily ignitable surface. The
button. Turn the steering wheel
certain time.
high temperature of the
until the steering wheel lock is
exhaust system could ignite the
In countries with extreme low
felt to engage.
surface.
temperatures it may be necessary to
park the vehicle without applied
Apply the parking brake.
Lock the vehicle.
parking brake. Make sure to park the
If the vehicle is on a level
Activate the anti-theft alarm
vehicle on a level surface.
surface or uphill slope, engage
system.
first gear or set the selector
The engine cooling fans may run
lever to position P (automatic
after the engine has been
transmission type A) / N
switched off 3 213.
(automatic transmission type
B). On an uphill slope, turn the
Driving and operating
161
As soon as the traffic conditions
Engine exhaust
Catalytic converter
permit, regenerate the filter by driving
The catalytic converter reduces the
at a vehicle speed of at least 60 km/h
amount of harmful substances in the
until the control indicator
9 Danger
exhaust gases.
extinguishes.
Engine exhaust gases contain
Note
Caution
poisonous carbon monoxide,
On a new vehicle, the first exhaust
which is colourless and odourless
filter regeneration operations may
Fuel grades other than those listed
and could be fatal if inhaled.
be accompanied by a burning smell,
on page 3 268 could damage the
If exhaust gases enter the interior
which is normal. Following
catalytic converter or electronic
of the vehicle, open the windows.
prolonged operation of the vehicle at
components.
Have the cause of the fault
very low speed or at idle, water
Unburnt petrol will overheat and
rectified by a workshop.
vapour can be emitted at the
damage the catalytic converter.
exhaust on acceleration. This does
Avoid driving with an open load
Therefore avoid excessive use of
not affect the behaviour of the
compartment, otherwise exhaust
the starter, running the fuel tank
vehicle or the environment.
gases could enter the vehicle.
dry and starting the engine by
Cleaning process not possible
pushing or towing.
Exhaust filter
If+ orC stays on, accompanied
In the event of misfiring, uneven
by an audible signal and a message,
Automatic cleaning process
engine running, a reduction in engine
this indicates that the exhaust filter
performance or other unusual
The exhaust filter system filters soot
additive level is too low.
problems, have the cause of the fault
particles out of the exhaust gases.
The reservoir must be topped-up
rectified by a workshop as soon as
The start of saturation of the exhaust
without delay. Seek the assistance of
possible. In an emergency, driving
filter is indicated by the temporary
a workshop.
can be continued for a short period,
illumination of
+
or
C,
keeping vehicle speed and engine
accompanied by a message in the
speed low.
Driver Information Centre and a
chime.
162
Driving and operating
1. The first possible warning is Top
AdBlue
Caution
up emissions additive: Starting
General information
prevented in 2400 km.
Avoid contact of the paintwork with
When switching on the ignition,
The selective catalytic reduction
AdBlue.
this warning will show up once
(BlueInjection) is a method to
In case of contact, rinse off with
briefly with the calculated range.
substantially reduce the nitrogen
water.
Additionally, control indicator
oxides in the exhaust emission. This
B
will illuminate and a chime
is achieved by injecting a Diesel
AdBlue freezes at a temperature of
will sound. Driving is possible
Exhaust Fluid (DEF) into the exhaust
approx. -11 °C. As the vehicle is
without any restrictions.
system. The ammonia released by
equipped with an AdBlue pre-heater,
the fluid reacts with nitrous gases
2. The next warning level is entered
the emissions reduction at low
(NOx) from the exhaust and turns it
with a range below 800 km. The
temperatures is ensured. The AdBlue
into nitrogen and water.
message with the current range
pre-heater works automatically.
will always be displayed when
The designation of this fluid is
Note
ignition is switched on.
AdBlue®. It is a non-toxic, non-
Frozen and again liquefied AdBlue is
Additionally, control indicator
flammable, colourless and odourless
usable without quality loss.
B
will illuminate and a chime
fluid which consists of 32% urea and
will sound. Refill AdBlue before
The typical AdBlue consumption is
68% water.
entering the next warning level.
approx. 22 l per 10000 km to
15000 km depending on driving
When driving, the chime sounds
9 Warning
behaviour (e.g. high load or towing).
and the message is displayed
every 100 km until the AdBlue
Avoid contact of your eyes or skin
Level warnings
tank has been topped-up.
with AdBlue.
Depending on the calculated range of
3. The next warning level is entered
In case of eye or skin contact,
AdBlue, different messages are
with a range below 100 km. The
rinse off with water.
displayed in the Driver Information
message with the current range
Centre. The messages and the
will always be displayed when
restrictions are a legal requirement.
ignition is switched on.
Additionally, control indicator
Driving and operating
163
B
will flash and a chime will
High emission warnings
When driving, the message is
sound. Refill AdBlue as soon as
displayed every 30 s while the
In the event of a fault with the
possible before the AdBlue tank is
fault persists.
emissions control system, different
completely empty. Otherwise, a
3. If the last warning level is entered,
messages are displayed in the Driver
restart of the engine will not be
the following warning message
Information Centre. The messages
possible.
will be displayed:
and the restrictions are a legal
When driving, the chime sounds
requirement.
Emissions fault: Starting
and the message is displayed
prevented
1. If a fault is detected for the first
every 10 km until the AdBlue tank
time, the warning Emissions fault
Additionally, control indicators
has been topped-up.
is displayed.
B,C and
W
will illuminate
4. The last warning level is entered
and a chime will sound.
Additionally, control indicators
when the AdBlue tank is empty.
B,C and
W
will illuminate
Consult a workshop for
Restart of the engine is not
and a chime will sound. Driving is
assistance.
possible. The following warning
possible without any restrictions.
message will be displayed:
Refilling AdBlue
If it is a temporary fault, the alert
Top up emissions additive:
disappears during the next
Starting prevented
Caution
journey, after self-diagnosis of the
Additionally, control indicator
emissions control system.
B
will flash and a chime will
Only use AdBlue that complies
2. If the fault is confirmed by the
sound.
with European standards
emission control system, the
DIN 70 070 and ISO 22241-1.
Refill the tank to a level of at least
following message will be
5 l of AdBlue, otherwise restarting
Do not use additives.
displayed:
of the engine is not possible.
Do not dilute AdBlue.
Emissions fault: Starting
Note
prevented in 1100 km.
Otherwise the selective catalytic
Depending on the engine different
reduction system could be
Additionally, control indicators
levels may apply.
damaged.
B,C and
W
will illuminate
and a chime will sound.
164
Driving and operating
Note
1. Continuously drive the vehicle
The vehicle must be parked on a level
Whenever a filling pump with a
for 10 min making sure that
surface.
nozzle for passenger cars is not
vehicle speed is always higher
1. Remove key from ignition switch.
available at a filling station, use only
than 20 km/h.
AdBlue bottles or canisters with a
2. If AdBlue refill is detected
sealed refill adapter for refilling, to
successfully, AdBlue supply-
prevent splashback and overspill,
driven warnings or limitations will
and in order to ensure that the fumes
disappear.
from the AdBlue tank are captured
If AdBlue refill is still not detected,
and do not emerge. AdBlue in
seek the assistance of a workshop.
bottles or canisters is available in
many filling stations and can be
If AdBlue must be refilled at
purchased e.g. at Opel dealers and
temperatures below -11 °C, the
other retail outlets.
refilling of AdBlue may not be
detected by the system. In this
Since AdBlue has a limited
event, park the vehicle in a space
durability, check the date of expiry
with a higher ambient temperature
2. Open the driver's door to access
before refilling.
until AdBlue is liquified.
the AdBlue flap.
Note
Note
3. Open the AdBlue flap by inserting
Refill the AdBlue tank to a level of at
When unscrewing the protective cap
a finger in the slot in the low part
least 5 l to ensure that the new
from the filler neck, ammonia fumes
of the flap. Pull the flap to the front.
AdBlue level is being detected.
may emerge. Do not inhale as the
In case AdBlue refill is not
fumes have a pungent smell. The
successfully detected:
fumes are not harmful by inhalation.
The AdBlue tank should be filled
completely. This must be done if the
warning message regarding
prevention of an engine restart is
already displayed.
Driving and operating
165
Note
Automatic transmission
Dispose of AdBlue canister
according to environmental
The automatic transmission permits
requirements. Hose can be reused
automatic gearshifting (automatic
after flushing with clear water before
mode) or manual gearshifting
AdBlue dries out.
(manual mode).
Manual shifting is possible in manual
mode.
Type A
Move gear selector to position D,
press M next to the selector gear
selector and shift with the steering
4. Unscrew protective cap from the
wheel paddles + and -.
filler neck.
Type B
5. Open AdBlue canister.
Move gear selector to M and shift with
6. Mount one end of the hose on the
the steering wheel paddles + and -.
canister and screw the other end
on the filler neck.
Manual mode 3 167.
7. Lift the canister until it is empty, or
Gear selection 3 166.
until the flow from the canister has
stopped. This can take up to 5
minutes.
8. Place the canister on the ground
to empty the hose, wait 15 s.
9. Unscrew the hose from the filler
neck.
10. Mount the protective cap and turn
clockwise until it engages.
166
Driving and operating
The engine can only be started with
Transmission display
Gear selection
the gear selector in position P or N.
Type A
When position N is selected, press
the brake pedal or apply the parking
brake before starting.
Do not accelerate while engaging a
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.
Type B
The mode or selected gear is shown
in the Driver Information Centre.
Turn the gear selector.
In automatic mode, the driving
P : park position, front wheels are
programme is indicated by D, A or
locked, engage only when the
AUTO.
vehicle is stationary and the
In manual mode, M and the number
parking brake is applied
of the selected gear is indicated.
R : reverse gear, engage only when
the vehicle is stationary
R indicates reverse gear.
N : neutral
N indicates neutral position.
D : automatic mode
For automatic transmission type A
M : manual mode
only: P indicates park position.
The gear selector is locked in P and
Gear selection 3 166.
Turn the gear selector.
can only be moved when the ignition
is on and the brake pedal is applied.
Driving and operating
167
R : reverse gear, engage only when
Type B
the vehicle is stationary
Apply the parking brake and select
N : neutral
N or leave the selected gear selector
A : automatic mode
position.
M : manual mode
The engine can only be started with
Manual mode
the gear selector in position N. When
1. Activate manual mode
position N is selected, press the brake
pedal and start the engine.
a) Automatic transmission type A:
Do not accelerate while engaging a
Manual mode M can be activated
gear. Never depress the accelerator
from position D in each driving
pedal and brake pedal at the same
situation and speed.
2. Pull steering wheel paddles to
time.
select gears manually.
When a gear is engaged, the vehicle
Pull right steering wheel paddle + to
slowly begins to creep when the
shift to a higher gear.
brake is released.
Pull left steering wheel paddle - to
Engine braking
shift to a lower gear.
To utilise the engine braking effect,
Multiple pulls allow gears to be
select a lower gear when driving
skipped.
downhill.
The selected gear is indicated in the
instrument cluster.
Parking
If a higher gear is selected when
Type A:
Press button M.
vehicle speed is too low, or a lower
Apply the parking brake and select P.
gear when vehicle speed is too high,
b) Automatic transmission type B:
the shift is not executed. This can
Move gear selector to position M
cause a message in the Driver
if vehicle is at a standstill.
Information Centre.
168
Driving and operating
In manual mode, no automatic
enables the driver to select
Manual transmission
shifting to a higher gear takes place
manually first, second or third
at high engine revolutions.
gear for starting off.
Gear shift indication
Kickdown
The symbol Y or Z with a number
Pressing down the accelerator pedal
beside it is indicated when
beyond the kickdown detent will lead
gearshifting is recommended for fuel
to maximum acceleration
saving reasons.
independent of selected driving
mode. The transmission shifts to a
Shift indication appears only in
lower gear depending on engine
manual mode.
speed.
Electronic driving
Fault
programmes
In the event of a fault a message is
To engage reverse on 5-speed
● Following a cold start, the
displayed in the Driver Information
transmission, depress the clutch
operating temperature
Centre.
pedal and move the selector lever to
programme increases engine
Vehicle messages 3 123.
the right and rear.
speed to quickly bring the
catalytic converter to the required
Electronic transmission control
temperature.
enables only third gear. The
transmission no longer shifts
● Special programmes
automatically.
automatically adapt the shifting
points when driving up inclines or
Do not drive faster than 100 km/h.
down hills.
Have the cause of the fault remedied
● In snowy or icy conditions or on
by a workshop.
other slippery surfaces, the
electronic transmission control
169
Driving and operating
When clutch slip is detected for a
Brakes
specific time, the engine power will be
reduced. A warning is displayed in the
The brake system comprises two
Driver Information Centre. Release
independent brake circuits.
the clutch.
If a brake circuit fails, the vehicle can
still be braked using the other brake
Caution
circuit. However, braking effect is
achieved only when the brake pedal
It is not advisable to drive with the
is depressed firmly. Considerably
hand resting on the selector lever.
more force is needed for this. The
braking distance is extended. Seek
Gear shift indication 3 113.
the assistance of a workshop before
Stop-start system 3 157.
To engage reverse on 6-speed
continuing the journey.
transmission, depress the clutch
When the engine is not running, the
pedal, pull the ring under the selector
support of the brake servo unit
lever and move the selector lever
disappears once the brake pedal has
quite to the left and front.
been depressed once or twice.
If the gear does not engage, set the
Braking effect is not reduced, but
selector lever to neutral, release the
braking requires significantly greater
clutch pedal and depress again. Then
force. It is especially important to bear
repeat gear selection.
this in mind when being towed.
Do not slip the clutch unnecessarily.
When operating, depress the clutch
Antilock brake system
pedal completely. Do not use the
Antilock brake system (ABS)
pedal as a foot rest.
prevents the wheels from locking.
170
Driving and operating
ABS starts to regulate brake pressure
Fault
as soon as a wheel shows a tendency
to lock. The vehicle remains
9 Warning
steerable, even during hard braking.
ABS control is made apparent
If there is a fault in the ABS, the
through a pulse in the brake pedal
wheels may be liable to lock due
and the noise of the regulation
to braking that is heavier than
process.
normal. The advantages of ABS
are no longer available. During
For optimum braking, keep the brake
hard braking, the vehicle can no
pedal fully depressed throughout the
longer be steered and may
braking process, despite the fact that
swerve.
the pedal is pulsating. Do not reduce
the pressure on the pedal.
Have the cause of the fault remedied
9 Warning
When braking in an emergency, the
by a workshop.
hazard warning flashers are switched
Always apply parking brake firmly
on automatically depending on the
without operating the release
force of deceleration. They are
Parking brake
button, and apply as firmly as
switched off automatically the first
possible on a downhill or uphill
time you accelerate.
9 Warning
slope.
After starting off, the system performs
To release the parking brake, pull
Before leaving the vehicle, check
a self-test which may be audible.
the lever up slightly, press the
parking brake status. Control
release button and fully lower the
indicator
h
illuminate constantly
lever.
when parking brake is applied.
To reduce the operating forces of
the parking brake, depress the
foot brake at the same time.
Control indicator
i
3 112.
171
Driving and operating
individually. This considerably
Brake assist
Ride control systems
improves the driving stability of the
If brake pedal is depressed quickly
vehicle on slippery road surfaces.
and forcefully, maximum brake force
Electronic Stability Control
is automatically applied.
and Traction Control system
Operation of brake assist might
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
become apparent by a pulse in the
improves driving stability when
brake pedal and a greater resistance
necessary, regardless of the type of
when depressing the brake pedal.
road surface or tyre grip.
Maintain steady pressure on the
As soon as the vehicle starts to
brake pedal as long as full braking is
swerve (understeer / oversteer),
ESC and TC are operational after
required. Maximum brake force is
engine output is reduced and the
each engine start as soon as the
automatically reduced when brake
wheels are braked individually.
control indicator J extinguishes.
pedal is released.
ESC operates in combination with the
When ESC and TC operate, J
Traction Control system (TC). It
flashes.
Hill start assist
prevents the driven wheels from
spinning.
9 Warning
The system helps prevent unintended
movement when driving away on
The TC is a component of the ESC.
Do not let this special safety
inclines.
Traction Control improves driving
feature tempt you into taking risks
When releasing the brake pedal after
stability when necessary, regardless
when driving.
stopping on an incline, brakes remain
of the type of road surface or tyre grip,
Adapt speed to the road
on for further 2 seconds. The brakes
by preventing the driven wheels from
conditions.
release automatically as soon as the
spinning.
vehicle begins to accelerate.
As soon as the driven wheels starts to
Control indicator J 3 113.
spin, engine output is reduced and
the wheel spinning the most is braked
172
Driving and operating
Deactivation
Fault
Caution
If there is a fault in the system, the
control indicator J illuminates
When driving off-road, sudden
continuously and a message appears
motion and manoeuvres can
in the Driver Information Centre. The
cause a collision or losing control.
system is not operational.
Selective ride control is designed to
Have the cause of the fault remedied
optimise traction in low-grip
by a workshop.
conditions (snow, mud and sand).
It adapts to the terrain by acting on the
Selective ride control
front wheels, in doing so this saves
the weight normally associated with a
Caution
more conventional four wheel drive
system.
ESC and TC can be deactivated,
The vehicle is designed to drive
everytime it is required: press 9.
principally on-road, but it also
The LED in the button 9 illuminates.
enables driving off-road
occasionally.
A status message appears in the
Driver Information Centre when ESC
However, do not drive on terrain
and TC are deactivated.
where the vehicle could be
damaged due to obstacles, such
ESC and TC are reactivated by
as rocks among others and on
pressing the 9 button again or in the
terrain with steep inclines and
case that the vehicle is driven faster
poor grip.
than 50 km/h.
Do not cross waters.
The LED in the button 9 extinguishes
when ESC and TC are reactivated.
ESC and TC are also reactivated the
next time the ignition is switched on.
Driving and operating
173
Selective ride control allows to
Standard mode 2
Simultaneously, the wheel with the
choose between five driving modes:
most grip is provided with the most
This mode is calibrated for a low level
torque possible.
● ESC off mode 9
of wheel spin, based on the different
This mode is active up to a speed of
● standard mode 2
types of grip generally encountered in
80 km/h.
● snow mode 3
normal day to day driving.
Everytime the ignition is switched off,
Sand mode
1
● mud mode
4
the system is automatically reset to
● sand mode
1
This mode allows a small amount of
this mode.
The several modes can be activated
simultaneous wheel spin on the two
by turning the control.
Snow mode 3
drive wheels, enabling the vehicle to
advance and reduce the risk of
An LED illuminates and a status
This mode adapts to the grip
sinking.
message appears in the Driver
conditions encountered by each
Information Centre to confirm the
This mode is active up to a speed of
wheel when starting.
chosen mode.
120 km/h.
When advancing, the system
optimises wheel spin to guarantee the
ESC off mode 9
Caution
best acceleration based on the
The ESC and Traction Control are
available traction. Recommended in
Do not use the other modes on
deactivated in this mode.
cases of deep snow and steep
sand as the vehicle may become
An LED in the button 9 illuminates.
inclines.
stuck.
ESC and Traction Control are
This mode is active up to a speed of
reactivated automatically from
50 km/h.
50 km/h or everytime the ignition is
Mud mode
4
switched on.
This mode allows considerable wheel
spin at start-up for the wheel with the
least grip, this removes mud and re-
establishes traction.
174
Driving and operating
Deviations from the stored speeds
Switching on the system
Driver assistance
may occur when driving uphill or
systems
downhill.
The system maintains the vehicle
speed at the preset speed by the
9 Warning
driver, without any action on the
accelerator pedal.
Driver assistance systems are
developed to support the driver
The preset speed can be exceeded
and not to replace the driver's
temporarily by pressing the
attention.
accelerator pedal firmly.
The driver accepts full
The status and preset speed is
responsibility when driving the
displayed in the Driver Information
vehicle.
Centre.
When using driver assistance
Do not use the cruise control if it is not
Turn to Cruise, the symbol v and a
systems, always take care
advisable to maintain a constant
message are displayed in the Driver
regarding the current traffic
speed.
Information Centre. The system is still
situation.
Control indicator v 3 115.
not active.
Cruise control
The cruise control can store and
maintain speeds above 40 km/h.
Additionally at least the third gear
must be engaged on manual
transmission, on automatic
transmission position D / A or the
second or a higher gear in position
M must be selected.
Driving and operating
175
Accelerate to the desired speed and
Press MEM to display the preset
press SET/+ or SET/-. The current
speeds in the Info Display.
speed is stored and maintained.
Accelerator pedal can be released.
The preset speed can then be
changed by pressing SET/+ to
increase or SET/- to decrease the
speed. Short press changes speed in
small steps, long press in large steps.
Activation of the functionality
Setting the speed manually
Select the requested speed by
touching the relevant icon. This
speed is the new value for the cruise
control.
Memorising of preset speeds 3 124
Adopting the speed by the speed limit
Speed value is indicated in the Driver
recognition
Information Centre.
The intelligent speed adaptation
informs the driver when a speed limit
Selecting a preset speed
is detected by the speed limit
Preset speed values can be selected
recognition. The detected speed limit
from a list in the Info Display.
can be used as new value for the
cruise control.
176
Driving and operating
Using a camera at the top of the
Exceeding the set speed
Cruise control is deactivated, but not
windscreen, this system detects and
switched off. Last stored speed
Vehicle speed can be increased by
reads speed limit and end of speed
remains in memory for later speed
depressing the accelerator pedal.
limit signs. The system also takes
resume.
When the accelerator pedal is
account of information on speed limits
Cruise control is deactivated
released, the previously stored speed
from the navigation map data.
automatically:
is resumed.
The function can be deactivated or
The brake pedal is depressed.
activated in the personalisation menu
Deactivation of the functionality
The clutch pedal is depressed.
3 124.
Vehicle speed is below 40 km/h.
If the cruise control is active, the
recognised speed limit will be
The Traction Control system or
displayed in the Driver Information
Electronic Stability Control is
Centre and MEM illuminates.
operating.
The displayed information depends
The selector lever is in N
on the Driver Information Centre
(automatic transmission) / the
version.
first or second gear (manual
transmission).
In the Driver Information Centre, the
speed limit sign is shown in the
display and MEM illuminates for a few
seconds.
Press MEM to request saving of the
Press button to deactivate the
suggested speed.
functionality. The cruise control is in
Press MEM once more to confirm and
pause mode and a message is
save the new speed setting.
displayed. The vehicle is driven
without cruise control.
This speed is the new value for the
cruise control.
Driving and operating
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Resume stored speed
Switching off the system
Speed limiter
The speed limiter prevents the
vehicle exceeding a preset maximum
speed.
The maximum speed can be set at
speeds above 30 km/h.
The driver can accelerate the vehicle
up to the preset speed. Deviations
from the limited speed may occur
when driving downhill.
The preset speed can be exceeded
temporarily by pressing the
accelerator pedal firmly.
Press the button at a speed above
Turn to 0 to switch off the system.
The status and preset speed limit are
40 km/h to return to the stored speed.
displayed in the Driver Information
Fault
Centre.
In the event of a cruise control fault,
the speed is cleared resulting in
flashing of the dashes.
The cruise control may not operate
correctly if traffic signs do not comply
with the Vienna Convention on Road
Signs and Signals.
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Driving and operating
Switching on the system
Press the button once again to pause
the activation of the system.
Setting speed by the driver
To set the speed, the system does not
have to be activated.
Activation of the functionality
Turn to Limit, the symbol 5 and a
message are displayed in the Driver
Information Centre. The system is still
not active.
Following the preset speed can be set
by pressing SET/+ to increase or
SET/- to decrease the desired
maximum speed. Short press
changes the preset speed in small
steps, long press in large steps. The
speed value is indicated in the Driver
Information Centre.
Press the button to activate the
system with the last programmed
speed.
Driving and operating
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assistant. The detected speed limit
Exceeding the speed limit
can be used as new value for the
In the event of an emergency, it is
speed limiter.
possible to exceed the speed limit by
Using a camera at the top of the
depressing the accelerator pedal
windscreen, this system detects and
firmly nearly to the final point.
reads speed limit and end of speed
Release the accelerator pedal and
limit signs. The system also takes
the speed limiter function is
account of information on speed limits
reactivated once a speed lower than
from the navigation map data.
the limit speed is obtained.
The function can be activated or
deactivated in the personalisation
Deactivation of the functionality
menu 3 124.
Selecting a preset speed
If the speed limiter is active, the
Preset speed values can be selected
recognised speed limit will be
from a list in the Info Display.
displayed in the Driver Information
Centre and MEM illuminates.
Press MEM to display the preset
speeds in the Info Display.
The displayed information depends
on the Driver Information Centre
Select the requested speed by
version.
touching the relevant icon. This
speed is the new value for the speed
In the Driver Information Centre, the
limiter.
speed limit sign is shown and MEM
illuminates for a few seconds.
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Press MEM to request saving of the
Adopting speed by the traffic sign
suggested speed.
Press the button to deactivate the
assistant
Press MEM once more to confirm and
functionality. The speed limiter is in
The intelligent speed adaptation
save the new speed setting.
pause mode and a message is
informs the driver when a speed limit
displayed. The vehicle is driven
This speed is the new value for the
is detected by the traffic sign
without speed limit.
speed limiter.
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Driving and operating
The speed limiter is deactivated, but
Switching off the system
Adaptive cruise control
not switched off. The last stored
The adaptive cruise control is an
speed remains in memory for later
enhancement to the conventional
speed resume.
cruise control with the additional
Resume limit speed
feature of maintaining a certain
following distance to the vehicle
ahead. It uses a camera at the top of
the windscreen and a radar sensor in
the front bumper to detect the
vehicles ahead. If no vehicle is
detected in the driving path, the
adaptive cruise control will behave
like a conventional cruise control.
The adaptive cruise control
Turn to 0 to switch off the system.
automatically decelerates the vehicle
Fault
when approaching a slower moving
vehicle. It then adjusts the vehicle
In the event of a speed limiter fault,
speed to follow the vehicle ahead at
Press the button to return to the
the speed is cleared resulting in
the selected following distance. The
stored speed limit.
flashing of the dashes.
vehicle speed increases or decreases
The speed limiter may not operate
to follow the vehicle ahead, but will
correctly if traffic signs do not comply
not exceed the set speed. The
with the Vienna Convention on Road
adaptive cruise control does not
Signs and Signals.
actively brake the vehicle but uses
engine braking.
If the vehicle ahead accelerates or
changes lane, the adaptive cruise
control progressively accelerates the
vehicle to return to the stored set

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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