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In Europe the characteristics of child restraint systems are ruled by the regulation ECE-R44, dividing them into five weight
groups:
Group
Age
Weight groups
Size class/Fixing
ISO/L1
Group 0
Indicatively up to 9 months
Up to 10 kg in weight
ISO/L2
ISO/R1
ISO/R1
Group 0+
Indicatively up to 2 years
Up to 13 kg in weight
ISO/R2
ISO/R3
ISO/R2
ISO/R3
Indicatively from 8 months to 4
Group 1
9-18 kg
ISO/F2
years
ISO/F2X
ISO/F3
Group 2
Indicatively from 3 to 7 years
15 - 25 kg
-
Group 3
Indicatively from 6 to 12 years
22 - 36 kg
-
All restraint devices must bear the type-approval data, together with the control mark, on a label solidly fixed to the child
restraint system which must never be removed.
Lineaccessori MOPAR
been
®includeschildrestraintsystemsforeachweightgroup.Thesedevicesarerecommendedhaving
specifically designed for Fiat vehicles.
122
INSTALLING A CHILD
child’s chest and not the neck, and the
RESTRAINT SYSTEM
lower part is snug on the pelvis not the
WITH SEAT BELTS
abdomen.
97) 98) 99) 100)
The Universal child restraint systems
installed with the seat belts only are
type-approved on the basis of the ECE
R44 standard and are divided into
various weight groups.
117
F0S1253
WARNING The figures are indicative
Group 1
and provided for assembly purposes
Children weighing from 9 to 18 kg may
119
F0S1257
only. Fit the child restraint system
be transported in forward facing child
according to the instructions, which
restraint systems fig. 118.
Group 3
must be included.
For children between 22 and 36 kg,
there are dedicated restraint systems
WARNING Following an accident of a
that allow the seat belt to be worn
certain importance, it is recommended
correctly.
to replace both the child restraint
The fig. 120 shows the correct child
system and the seat belt to which it
positioning on the rear seat.
was bound.
Group 0 and 0+
Infants up to 13 kg must be carried
118
F0S1255
with a rearward facing child restraint
system of the type shown in fig. 117
Group 2
which, supporting the head, does not
Children from 15 to 25 kg may be
induce stress on the neck in the event
restrained directly by the car seat belts
of sudden decelerations.
fig. 119.
The child restraint system is restrained
In this case, the child restraint system
120
F0S1256
by the car seat belts, as shown in
is used to position the child correctly
fig. 117 and it must restrain the child in
with respect to the seat belts so that
Children over 1.50 m in height can
turn with its own belts.
the diagonal belt section crosses the
wear seat belts like adults.
123
INSTALLING AN ISOFIX
CHILD RESTRAINT
A
SYSTEM
101) 102) 103) 104) 105)
The car is equipped with ISOFIX
anchorages (European standard which
makes the installation of the seats
quick and safe), on the rear seats and
on the front passenger seat.
The ISOFIX system lets you install the
121
F0S1321
123
F0S1254
ISOFIX child restraint system without
using the car seat belts but connecting
WARNING Following an accident of a
them directly to the car seat with three
certain severity, it is recommended to
anchorages in the car.
replace both the child restraint system
Traditional child restraint systems
and the ISOFIX anchorages. The other
can be fitted alongside ISOFIX child
weight groups are covered by specific
restraint systems on different seats in
ISOFIX child restraint systems, which
the same car.
can be used only if specifically tested
To install an ISOFIX child restraint
for this car (see list of cars provided
system, attach it to the two metal
with the child restraint system).
anchorages (A) fig. 121 located in the
122
F0S1322
back of the passenger front seat and
For any further details on
of the rear seats indicated by the
WARNING The diagram is indicative
installation/use, refer to the instruction
symbol in the point where the seat
and for fitting purposes only. Fit the
manual for the child restraint system.
cushion meets the backrest, remove
child restraint system according to the
SUITABILITY OF
the parcel shelf and fix the upper
instructions, which must be included.
PASSENGER SEATS FOR
strap (provided with the child restraint
i-SIZE CHILD RESTRAINT
system) to the dedicated anchoring (B)
NOTE When a Universal ISOFIX child
SYSTEM USE
fig. 122 located at the bottom of the
restraint system is used, only ECE R44
(where provided)
seat back.
"ISOFIX Universal" (R44/03 or further
These child restraint systems, built and
fig. 123 shows an example of a
upgrades) type-approved child restraint
type-approved according to the i-Size
Universal ISOFIX child restraint system
systems can be used.
(ECE R129) standard, ensure better
for weight group 1.
124
safety conditions to carry children on
it from the car. Do not leave it unsecured
board a vehicle:
inside the passenger compartment. In this
way, in the event of sudden braking or an
the child must be transported
accident, it will not cause injuries to the
rearward facing until 15 months;
occupants.
child restraint system protection
100) After installing a child restraint
is increased in the event of a side
system, do not move the seat: always
collision;
remove the child restraint system before
the use of the ISOFIX system is
making any adjustment.
101) Always make sure that the chest
promoted to avoid faulty installation of
section of the seat belt does not pass
the child restraint system;
124
J0A0450
under the arms or behind the back of the
efficiency in the choice of the child
child. In the event of an accident the seat
restraint system, which isn't made
belt will not be able to secure the child,
NOTE See the table shown on the
according to weight any more but
with the risk of injury, including fatal injury.
following page to check whether your
Therefore the child must always wear the
according to the child's height, is
car is approved for installing i-Size child
seat belt correctly.
increased;
restraint systems.
102) Never use the same lower anchorage
compatibility between the car seats
to attach more than one child restraint.
and the child restraint systems is
103) If a Universal ISOFIX child restraint
better: the i-Size child restraint systems
system is not fixed to all three anchorages,
WARNING
can be considered as "Super ISOFIX";
it will not be able to protect the child
correctly. In a crash, the child could be
this means that they can be perfectly
97) Child restraint systems with Isofix
seriously or fatally injured.
fitted in type-approved i-Size seats, but
attachments are available for safe
104) Fit the child restraint system when
can also be fitted in ISOFIX (ECE R44)
anchoring to the seat without using the
the car is stationary. The child restraint
type-approved seats.
car seat belts. For this type of seats see
system is correctly fixed to the brackets
paragraph "Installation of an Isofix child
when you hear the click. Follow the
NOTE If your car seats are i-Size
restraint system" in this chapter.
instructions for assembly, disassembly and
approved, the symbol shown in fig. 124
98) Incorrect fitting of the child restraint
positioning that the Manufacturer must
will appear on the seats near the
system may result in an inefficient
supply with the child restraint system.
ISOFIX attachments.
protection system. In the event of an
105) The diagram is indicative and for
accident the child restraint system may
fitting purposes only. Fit the child restraint
become loose and the child may be
system according to the instructions,
injured, even fatally. When fitting a restraint
which must be included.
system for newborns or children, strictly
comply with the instructions provided by
the Manufacturer.
99) When the child restraint system is
not used, secure it with the seat belt or
with the ISOFIX anchorages, or remove
125
Child restraint system installation
The following table provides guidelines on positioning child restraint systems on the car
seats. Each child restraint system position complies with the UNECE standards
Number of seats
3
Seat number
1
Airbag
4
6
Airbag ENABLED
DISABLED
Seat suitable for universal
rearward facing child restraint
X
NO
YES (U)
YES (U)
YES (U)
systems
Seat suitable for universal
forward facing child restraint
X
YES (UF)(a)
NO
YES (UF)
YES (UF)
systems
i-Size rearward facing seat
X
NO
YES (i-U)
NO
YES ** (i-U)
i-Size forward facing seat
X
YES (i-UF)
(a)
NO
NO
YES** (i-UF)
Seat suitable for ISOFIX side
X
NO
NO
NO
NO
child restraint systems (L1| L2)
Seat suitable for ISOFIX
YES (Only R1 and
YES (Only R1 and
rearward facing child restraint
X
NO
NO
R2) * (IL)
R2) ** (IL)
system (R1 | R2 | R3)
126
Number of seats
3
Seat number
1
4
6
Airbag
Airbag ENABLED
DISABLED
Seat suitable for ISOFIX
forward facing child restraint
X
YES (IUF)(a)
NO
YES (IUF)
YES (IUF)
system (F2 | F2X | F3)
Seat suitable for ISOFIX
YES (Only B2)
auxiliary child restraint
X
NO
YES (Only B2) (IUF) YES (Only B2) (IUF)
(a)
(IUF)
systems (B2/B3)
U = Position suitable for a "universal" child restraint system approved for this weight category.
UF = Position suitable for a "universal" forward facing child restraint system approved for this weight category.
IUF = Position suitable for an "ISOFIX" universal forward facing child restraint system approved for this weight category.
i- U = Position suitable for an i-Size "universal" rearward facing child restraint system.
i-UF = Position suitable for an i-Size "universal" forward facing child restraint system.
IL = Position suitable for specific listed ISOFIX child restraint systems (CRS). These ISOFIX CRS are classified as "vehicle-specific", "restricted
use" and "semi-universal".
X = Not applicable. The seat is not approved for installation of child restraint systems.
* = Installation only possible by moving the seat backwards.
** = Installation only possible by moving the corresponding front seat forwards. In this configuration, the front seat must not be occupied.
(a) = With forward facing child restraint system, the seat must be positioned no more forward than the longitudinal halfway point.
NOTE It may be necessary to remove the head restraints when installing the seats.
127
CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS RECOMMENDED BY FIAT FOR YOUR CAR
In the markets for which they are available, Lineaccessori MOPAR
®offersacompleterangeofchildrestraintsystemstobe
fixed using the seat belt with three anchor points or the ISOFIX anchorages.
IMPORTANT FCA recommends fitting the child restraint system according to the instructions, which must be included.
Child restraint system
Weight group
Child restraint system
Type of child restraint system
installation
Peg Perego Primo Viaggio i-
Size
Fiat order code: 50290501
i-Size universal child restraint
system. It is installed in the
opposite direction to the direction
of travel with the mandatory use
Group 0+: from birth to 13
+
+
of the i-Size sub-base (can be
kg from 40 cm to 80 cm
purchased together with the child
restraint system or separately) and
the ISOFIX anchorages of the car.
It must be fitted on the right rear
seat.
Peg Perego Base i-Size
Fiat order code: 50290505
128
Child restraint system
Weight group
Child restraint system
Type of child restraint system
installation
Peg Perego Viaggio FF105
Fiat order code: 50290502
i-Size approved child restraint
system. It must be installed on the
car absolutely together with the
Peg Perego Base i-Size sub-base
Group 0+/1: from 9 to 18
+
+
(to be purchased separately or
kg, from 67 cm to 105 cm
together with the Peg Perego
Primo Viaggio i-Size child restraint
system). It must be fitted on the
right rear seat.
Peg Perego Base i-Size
Fiat order code: 50290505
129
Child restraint system
Weight group
Child restraint system
Type of child restraint system
installation
It can only be fitted facing
forwards, using the three-point seat
Peg Perego Viaggio 2 3 Shuttle
belt and the ISOFIX anchorages
Group 2: from 15 to 25
Plus collezione 500 (where
of the vehicle, if present. Fiat
kg, from 95 cm to 135 cm
provided)
recommends installing it using
Fiat order code: 50290503
the ISOFIX anchorage points of
the car. Advisable, it should be
fitted on the rear outer seats.
It can only be fitted facing
forwards, using the three-point seat
Peg Perego Viaggio 2 3 Shuttle
belt and the ISOFIX anchorages
Group 3: from 22 to 36 kg
Plus collezione 500 (where
of the vehicle, if present. Fiat
from 136 cm to 150 cm
provided)
recommends installing it using
Fiat order code: 50290503
the ISOFIX anchorage points of
the car. Advisable, it should be
fitted on the rear outer seats.
130
Main recommendations to carry
Never carry children on your lap,
SUPPLEMENTARY
children safely
even newborns. No-one can hold a
RESTRAINT SYSTEM
Install the child restraint systems
child in the case of a collision.
(SRS) - AIRBAG
on the rear seat, which is the most
If the car has been involved in a road
protected position in the event of a
accident, replace the child restraint
The car may be equipped with:
collision.
system with a new one. In addition,
front driver airbag;
Keep children in rearward facing
and depending on the type of child
front passenger airbag;
child restraint systems for as long as
restraint system installed, replace the
driver and passenger front side
possible, until 3-4 years old if possible.
ISOFIX anchorages or the seat belt with
bags for pelvis, chest and shoulder
If the passenger's front airbag
which the child restraint system was
protection;
is deactivated always check the
connected.
window bags for head protection of
dedicated warning light on the trim
The rear head restraint can be
front seat passengers and rear side
located on the dashboard to make sure
removed if needed to install a child
seat passengers.
that it has actually been deactivated.
restraint system. The head restraint
106) 107) 108) 109) 110) 111)
Carefully follow the instructions
must always be present in the car and
supplied with the child restraint system.
fitted if the seat is used by an adult
FRONT AIRBAGS
Keep the instructions in the car along
passenger or a child sitting in a child
112)
with the other documents and this
restraint system without backrest.
The front (driver and passenger)
handbook. Do not use second-hand
airbags protect the front seat
child seats without instructions.
occupants in the event of head-on
Only one child is to be strapped
crashes of medium-high severity, by
into each restraint system; never carry
placing the cushion between the
two children using one child restraint
occupant and the steering wheel or
system.
dashboard.
Always check that the seat belts do
Therefore non-activation of airbags in
not rest on the child’s neck.
other types of collisions (side impacts,
Always check that the seat belt is
rear shunts, roll-overs, etc.) does not
well fastened by pulling on it.
indicate a system malfunction.
While travelling, do not let the child
An electronic control unit will make
sit incorrectly or unfasten the belts.
the bag inflate in the event of a frontal
Never allow a child to put the belt's
impact.
diagonal section under an arm or
The bag will inflate instantaneously
behind their back.
placing itself between the front
occupants body and the structures
131
which could cause injury. It will deflate
fills most of the space between the
fig. 126: this bag has a larger volume
immediately afterwards.
steering wheel and the driver and
than the driver's.
Front airbags are not a replacement of
between the dashboard and the
but complementary to the seat belts,
passenger.
which you are recommended to always
The airbags are not deployed in the
wear, as specified by law in Europe and
event of minor frontal impacts (for
most non-European countries.
which the restraining action of the seat
In the event of a collision, someone not
belts is sufficient). Seat belts must
wearing a seat belt could move forward
always be worn. In the event of a
and come into contact with a bag
frontal collision, they ensure the correct
which is still opening. The protection
positioning of the occupant.
offered by the bag is compromised in
Driver's side front airbag
126
F0S1147
these circumstances.
113)
The front airbags may not be deployed
Passenger's front airbag and child
This consists of an instantly
in the following cases: frontal impact
restraint systems
inflating bag contained in a special
against highly deformable objects not
114)
compartment A in the centre of the
involving the front surface of the car
steering wheel fig. 125.
Rearward facing child restraint systems
(e.g. wing collision against guard rail);
must NEVER be fitted on the front
in the case of the car wedging under
seat with an active passenger side
other cars or protective barriers (e.g.
bag since in the event of a collision
under trucks or guard rails).
the airbag deployment may cause fatal
Failure to activate in the conditions
injuries to the transported child.
described above is due to the fact
ALWAYS comply with the instructions
that they may not provide any
on the label stuck on both sides of the
additional protection compared with
sun visor (fig. 127).
seat belts, so their activation would
be inappropriate. In these cases,
non-deployment does not indicate a
125
F0S1145
system malfunction.
Passenger front airbag
The driver's and passenger's front
This consists of an instantly
airbags have been designed and
inflating bag contained in a special
calibrated to protect front seat
compartment in the dashboard
occupants wearing seat belts. At
their maximum inflation, their volume
132
109) If the car is scrapped, have the
It is advisable to always carry children in
system deactivated at a Fiat Dealership.
a child restraint system on the rear seat,
110) Pretensioners, front airbags and
which is the most protected position in the
side bags are deployed according to
event of a collision.
different logics on the basis of the type of
collision. Failure to activate one or more of
the devices does not indicate a system
malfunction.
111) Should an accident occur in which
any of the safety devices are activated,
take the car to a Fiat Dealership to have
127
F0S1261
the activated devices replaced and to have
the whole system checked.
112) Do not apply stickers or other objects
on the steering wheel, on the dashboard
WARNING
in the passenger side airbag area, on
the side upholstery on the roof and
106) The front airbags and/or side bags
on the seats. Never put objects (e.g.
may be deployed if the car is subject to
mobile phones) on the passenger's side
heavy knocks or accidents involving the
dashboard since they could interfere with
underbody area, such as for example
correct inflation of the airbag and also
violent shocks against steps, pavements
cause serious injury to the passengers.
or low obstacles, the car falling in big holes
113) The airbag must be able to inflate
or dips in the road.
without obstruction in the event of
107) A small amount of dust will be
deployment. It is therefore recommended
released when the airbags are deployed.
not to drive with the body bent forward,
The dust is not harmful and does
but to sit up resting your back and
not indicate the beginning of a fire.
shoulders on the backrest of the seat.
Furthermore, the surface of the deployed
Adjusting the position of the seat so that
bag and the interior of the car may be
you can reach and manoeuvre the steering
covered by a dusty residue: this may
wheel comfortably with your arms slightly
irritate skin and eyes. Wash with mild soap
bent being as far away as possible from
and water in the event of exposure. Every
the steering wheel. Being too close to
control, repair and replacement operation
the steering wheel when the airbag is
concerning the airbags must only be
deployed may cause serious injury.
carried out at a Fiat Dealership. If the car is
114) When there is an active passenger
scrapped, have the system deactivated at
airbag, DO NOT install rearward facing
a Fiat Dealership.
child restraint systems on the front seat.
108) Every control, repair and replacement
Deployment of the airbag in a crash
operation concerning the airbags must
could cause fatal injuries to the child
only be carried out at a Fiat Dealership.
regardless of the severity of the collision.
133
Passenger's front airbag and child restraint systems: WARNING
128
F0S1025
134
Deactivating the
SIDE BAGS - WINDOW
Window bag
passenger side airbags:
BAGS
These consist of two "curtain" bags
front airbag and front
To help increase occupant protection
housed behind the side upholstery
side bag
in the event of a side collision, the car
of the roof fig. 131 and covered with
115) 116) 117)
is equipped with front side bags (for
finishing elements, which protect the
(where provided)
versions/markets, where provided) and
heads of front and rear occupants and
Warning light (A) fig. 129 indicates that
window bags (where provided).
of rear side seat occupants in the event
the front passenger airbag and the
Side bags protect occupants from
of a side collision thanks to a wide bag
front side bag (where provided) are
side-on crashes of medium/high
deployment area.
active. In this case, it is forbidden to
severity by placing the bag between
install a rearward-facing seat on the
the occupant and the internal parts of
passenger seat.
the side structure of the car.
Warning light (B) fig. 129 indicates the
Non-activation of side bags in other
deactivation of the front passenger
types of collisions (front collisions, rear
airbag and the front side bag (where
shunts, roll-overs, etc.) is not a system
provided) and remains lit until they are
malfunction.
reactivated.
Side bag
These comprise two instantly inflating
bags located in the front seat backrests
131
F0S1149
fig. 130, which protect the pelvis, chest
Warnings
and shoulder area of the occupants
In the event of a side collision, the
in the event of a side collision of
system provides best protection if the
medium/high severity.
passenger sits on the seat in a correct
position, thus allowing correct window
bag deployment.
129
F0S1148
118) 119) 120) 121) 122) 123) 124) 125) 126) 127) 128)
129)
WARNING To manually deactivate the
passenger side front airbag and the
front side bag (where provided), see the
"Display" chapter in the "Knowing the
instrument panel" section.
130
F0S1289
135
that it is deactivated by checking the
the motor is switched off. Therefore, even
WARNING
dedicated warning light on the instrument
if the car is stationary, when an active front
panel. Move the passenger's seat as
passenger airbag is fitted, DO NOT install
115) In some versions, in the event of
far back as possible to avoid contact
rearward facing child restraint systems
a failure of the
LED (located on the
between the child restraint system and the
on the front passenger seat. Deployment
dashboard.
of the airbag following a collision could
centre ceiling light), the
warning light
118) If the
warning light does not
cause fatal injuries to the child. Therefore,
on the instrument panel turns on and the
switch on or stays on whilst driving when
always deactivate the passenger side
passenger side airbags are deactivated.
the ignition device is turned to ENGINE, a
airbag when a rearward facing child
116) The
warning light indicates the
failure may have occurred in the restraint
restraint system is installed on the front
passenger airbag protection status. If
passenger seat. The front passenger seat
systems. In this case the airbags or
the warning light is off, passenger side
must also be positioned back as far as
pretensioners may not be deployed in an
protection is active: to deactivate it, use
possible in order to prevent the child
impact or, in a lower number of cases,
the Setup Menu (in this case the LED
restraint system from coming into contact
they may be deployed accidentally.
lights up). When the car is started (ignition
with the dashboard. Immediately reactivate
Contact a Fiat Dealership immediately to
device turned to in the ENGINE position),
the passenger airbag as soon as the child
have the system checked.
the warning light turns on for about 8
restraint system has been removed. Also
119) A
warning light malfunction is
seconds, provided that at least 5 seconds
remember that, if the ignition device is
indicated by activating an airbag fault
have elapsed from when it was switched
set to STOP, none of the safety devices
symbol on the instrument panel display (or,
off. If the passenger airbag protection is
(airbags or pretensioners) will be deployed
for versions where provided, by activating
activated after 8 seconds, the warning
in the event of collision. Non-deployment
a flashing generic fault warning light). In
light will go out. If not, contact a Fiat
in such cases does not indicate a system
Dealership. If the motor is started/stopped
this case, the
warning light may not
malfunction.
indicate a possible problem with the airbag
again in less than 5 seconds the warning
124) Do not wash the seats with water or
restraint system. Contact a Fiat Dealership
light may remain off. In this case, to check
pressurised steam (wash by hand or at
immediately to have the system checked.
correct warning light operation, switch the
automatic seat washing stations).
motor off, wait for at least 5 seconds
120) Do not use seatcovers on front seats
125) The airbag deployment threshold
and switch the engine on again. The
featuring side airbags.
is higher than that of the pretensioners.
warning light may light up with various
121) Do not travel with objects in your lap,
For collisions in the range between the
intensity levels depending on the car
in front of your chest or held in your mouth
two thresholds, it is normal for only the
conditions. The intensity may also vary
(e.g., pipe, pencil etc.). They could cause
pretensioners to be activated.
during the same key cycle. On moving the
severe injury if the airbag is deployed in a
126) Do not affix rigid objects to the coat
ignition device to the ENGINE position,
crash.
hooks or support handles.
122) If the car has been stolen or in the
the warning light
switches on for 8
127) The airbag does not replace seat
case of attempt to steal it, if it has been
seconds. Afterwards, in the event of active
belts but increases their efficiency.
subjected to vandalism or floods, have
passenger airbag protection, the warning
Furthermore, since front airbags are not
the airbag system checked by a Fiat
light goes out.
deployed in low-speed frontal impacts,
Dealership.
117) If a child must be carried on the front
side impacts, rear shunts or roll-overs, the
123) With the ignition device at ENGINE,
seat in a rearward facing child restraint
passengers are protected only by the seat
airbags may be deployed when the car is
system, it is compulsory to deactivate the
belts which must therefore be fastened at
stationary and hit by another car even if
passenger side front airbag, making sure
all times.
136
128) Do not rest your head, arms or
elbows on the door, on the windows or
in the window bag area to prevent injury
during deployment.
129) Never lean your head, arms or
elbows out of the window.
137
STARTING AND DRIVING
We have now reached the "heart" of
ENGINE STARTING
139
CHARGING FROM PUBLIC
the car: let's see how to use the car to
CHARGING STATION (DC)
WHEN PARKED
142
its full potential.
PROCEDURE - MODE 4
206
SPEED LIMITER
144
We will look at how to drive it safely
CHARGING CABLE
ELECTRONIC CRUISE
in any situation, so that it can be a
EMERGENCY UNLOCK
207
CONTROL
145
welcome companion, with our comfort
CHARGING FUNCTIONS
207
CO-DRIVER SYSTEM
147
and our wallets in mind.
"eCoasting" mode (ENERGY
PARK ASSIST SYSTEM
167
SAVING)
209
SIDE DISTANCE WARNING
"eBraking" MODE
SYSTEM
172
(HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY
TRAFFIC SIGN RECOGNITION
174
CHARGING)
210
INTELLIGENT SPEED ASSIST
176
ONE-PEDAL DRIVING
210
PARKVIEW® REAR BACK UP
TOWING TRAILERS
210
CAMERA
177
DRIVING TIPS
179
CHARGING
181
POWER SOURCES THAT CAN
BE USED
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ALTERNATING CURRENT (AC)
CHARGING AT HOME
200
QUICK DOMESTIC CHARGING
PROCEDURE FROM THE
WALLBOX CHARGING
STATION
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CHARGING PROCEDURE
FROM PUBLIC CHARGING
STATION (AC)
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ENGINE STARTING
motor. The system will remain in
“recovery” condition. If the engine does
P
READY
Before starting the car, adjust the
not start, contact a Fiat Dealership.
seat, the interior rear view mirrors, the
75
%
POWER
door mirrors and fasten the seat belt
Starting the motor with
correctly.
insufficiently charged
The transmission must be in the P
0
electronic key battery
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km/h
(Park) or N (Neutral) position. Press
km
If the ignition device does not respond
RANGE
CHARGE
the brake to shift to a gear when the
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NW
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when the ignition device button is
transmission is in position P (Park).
pressed or the car doors must be
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unlocked using the metal insert
NOTE The brake pedal must be
supplied with the key, it could mean the
pressed while shifting.
WARNING If the "READY" message
battery of the electronic key may not
Starting the engine
does not appear on the instrument
be sufficiently charged. Therefore, the
130)
panel despite the correct start-up
system does not detect the presence
The gearbox must be in position P or
procedure, contact a Fiat Dealership.
of the electronic key on board the car
N. Proceed as follows:
and displays a dedicated message. In
fully depress the brake pedal without
this case, place the rear end of the key
IMPORTANT If start-up is requested
touching the accelerator;
(on the side where the 500 logo is
with the transmission in a position
press the ignition device to take it
located) next to the moulding on the
other than N without the brake pedal
to the START position. Hold it fully
bottom of the console fig. 133 and
pressed, the display will show a
depressed for a couple of seconds.
press the start button.
dedicated message (see “Warning
At the end of the procedure, an
lights and messages” chapter in the
acoustic warning will be heard and the
"Knowing the instrument panel"
message "READY" will appear on the
section). In this case, repeat the
instrument panel display to indicate
starting manoeuvre, pressing the brake
that the electric traction system of the
pedal.
car has started. When the "READY"
IMPORTANT If start-up is requested
message appears, the car is ready to
but the transmission is faulty, carry out
go.
the “Delayed start-up” procedure (see
"Warning lights and messages" chapter
in the "Knowing the instrument panel"
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section). Turn the ignition device to the
START position for at least 7 seconds
with the brake pressed to start the
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PEDESTRIAN ACOUSTIC
Never try to engage P (Park) when the
WARNING SYSTEM
car is moving. Apply the parking brake
The car is provided with a pedestrian
when leaving the car in position P
acoustic warning system. This
(Park).
system uses different sounds to warn
When parking on flat surfaces, you can
pedestrians of the approach of the
first shift the transmission to P (Park)
car. The acoustic warning system is
and then apply the parking brake.
provided with a speaker located in the
When parking on sloping roads, apply
motor compartment. The system is
the parking brake before shifting the
automatically activated when a gear
transmission to P (Park). For added
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other than P (Park) is engaged and
safety, turn the front wheels towards
remains active as long as the car is
37)
the kerb.
travelling at a speed of 25 km/h or less.
NOTE Hold the brake pedal pressed
NOTE Refer to the gear position shown
Any malfunction of the acoustic
while changing from the P (Park)
on the instrument panel display and
warning system is indicated by the
position.
check that it indicates P (Park).
yellow
symbol on the display.
NOTE If all button LEDs are lit when the
136) 137) 138) 132) 139) 134) 135)
ignition device is in ENGINE position,
ONE-SPEED GEARBOX
R (Reverse)
contact a Fiat Dealership.
The New 500 uses a one-speed
The car can be moved backwards
gearbox to transmit the power
131) 132) 133) 134) 135)
in this position. Select position R
developed by the electric motor. The
Transmission ratios
(Reverse) only with the car at a
one-speed gearbox is operated by
Press required button to engage the
standstill.
push buttons instead of the traditional
gear.
N (Neutral)
gear lever.
NOTE To select a gear, the brake pedal
You can start the car with this gear
The buttons (A) fig. 134 are located on
must be pressed.
engaged. Apply the parking brake and
the lower dashboard.
NOTE After selecting a gear, wait a few
move the transmission to position P
moments to allow the selected gear to
(Park) if you wish to exit the car.
be engaged before accelerating.
140)
P (PARK)
D (DRIVE)
Selecting P (Park) integrates the
Use this gear driving in towns and on
functionality of the parking brake by
motorways.
locking the transmission. It is advisable
to start the car in this gear engaged.
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Car movement
D (Drive), N (Neutral) or R (Reverse),
WARNING
To move the car, from position P press
the car speed is less than 3 km/h and
the brake pedal and, select the desired
the user requests the car to be turned
130) The brake servo is not active until the
gear using the control panel (1) fig. 134
off by turning the ignition device to the
engine is started, so you would need to
on the dashboard: D to move forwards
STOP position.
apply much more force than usual to the
or R to engage reverse. The display will
brake pedal.
Gear engagement inhibition
show the gear engaged.
131) Only engage a gear while keeping the
This system prevents shifting the
brake pedal fully pressed.
In "NORMAL" driving mode, when
transmission from position P (Park) or
132) The unexpected movement of the
the brake pedal is released, the car
N (Neutral) if the brake pedal has not
car could injure the occupants or people
starts moving forwards or backwards
been previously pressed. With ignition
nearby. As a general rule, do not get out
("creeping" effect). The accelerator
of the car when it is in "READY" mode.
device in the ENGINE position:
should not be pressed in this case.
Before leaving the car, always apply the
the brake pedal must be pressed
parking brake, put the transmission in
Automatic shift to P function
in order to shift the transmission from
the P (Park) position and turn the ignition
The function automatically put the
position P (Park) to positions R, N or D;
device to the STOP position. In this mode,
transmission in P (Park) if there is any
to shift the transmission from position
the transmission remains locked in position
P (Park), thus preventing any accidental
indication that the driver may leave
N (Neutral) to positions R or D the
movement of the car.
the car while the transmission is in D
brake pedal must be pressed.
133) When you get out of the car, always
(Drive), N (Neutral) or R (Reverse).
turn the ignition device to the STOP
Stopping the engine
position and lock all the doors.
Operation with the ignition device
The system automatically engages
134) NEVER leave children unattended
to the ENGINE position
P (Park) when the car is shut down
inside the car, let alone leave the car with
The Auto Park function is activated
(ignition device in STOP position).
the doors unlocked in a place that children
when the transmission is in position D
To stop the engine at speeds higher
can access easily. Children may seriously,
or even fatally, injure themselves. Also
(Drive), N (Neutral) or R (Reverse) and
than 2.5 km/h hold the button of the
ensure that children do not inadvertently
the following conditions are detected:
ignition device pressed or press it three
operate the electric parking brake, the
Seat belt not fastened
times in a row within a few seconds.
brake pedal or the transmission button.
Brake pedal released
The ignition device is in the ENGINE
135) Do not leave the electronic key inside
Accelerator pedal released
position.
or near the car (or in a place accessible to
children). A child could activate the electric
Driver's door open
window winders, other controls or even
Car speed is below 3 km/h.
start the car.
Operation with the ignition device
136) Never use position P (Park) instead of
the electric parking brake. Always engage
to the STOP position
the electric parking brake when parking the
The Auto Park function is activated
when the transmission is in position
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vehicle to avoid the acciental movement of
WHEN PARKED
the vehicle.
When parking and leaving the car,
137) If the P (Park) position is not
engaged, the car could move and injure
proceed as follows:
people. Before leaving the car, make sure
with your foot on the brake pedal,
that the transmission is in position P and
put the transmission to position P and,
that the electric parking brake is engaged.
if you are on a sloping road, leave the
138) Putting the transmission to a position
wheels steered. Before releasing the
different from P (Park) or N (Neutral)
without pressing the brake is dangerous.
brake pedal, wait until P appears on
The car could quickly accelerate forwards
the display;
or backwards. You risk losing control
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apply the electric parking brake and
of your car and crash into something
stop the motor;
or someone. Only engage a gear while
IMPORTANT Always check that the
block the wheels with a wedge or a
keeping the brake pedal fully pressed.
electric parking brake is applied before
139) When you get out of the car, always
stone if the car is parked on a steep
leaving the car.
remove the ignition key and lock all the
slope. Do not leave the ignition device
IMPORTANT In addition to parking
doors.
in the ENGINE position to prevent
140) Do not put the gear in N (Neutral)
the car with the parking brake always
running down the 12V battery.
and do not stop the motor when driving
engaged, the wheel steered, chocks or
IMPORTANT NEVER leave the car
on a downhill road. This type of driving
stones positioned in front of the wheels
is dangerous and reduces the possibility
before having put the transmission in P.
(when on a steep slope), you must
of intervening in the case of variation of
ELECTRIC PARKING
always put the transmission in P (Park).
the road traffic or surface. You risk losing
BRAKE (EPB)
control of your car and causing accidents.
The electric parking brake (EPB)
WARNING Should the 12V battery of
guarantees better use and optimal
the car be faulty, to unlock the electric
IMPORTANT
performance compared to a manually
parking brake the battery must be
operated parking brake. The electric
replaced. The parking brake can be
37) Failure to observe the following
parking brake features a switch,
engaged in two ways: manually by
precautions can have serious
located on the central tunnel (A)
consequences for the transmission. Put
pressing the switch on the central
fig. 135, a motor with calliper for each
the transmission in the P (Park) position
tunnel fig. 135; automatically in "Safe
only when the car is completely stationary;
rear wheel and an electronic control
Hold" or "Auto Park Brake" conditions.
engage R (Reverse) or disengage only
module.
when the car is completely stationary.
Keep the brake pedal fully pressed before
Engaging the parking brake
engaging any gear.
manually
141) 142) 143)
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Briefly pull the switch located on the
The brake lights (stop) will also
tunnel and shifting the transmission to
central tunnel to manually engage the
automatically switch on in the same
position P (Park) at the same time.
electric parking brake when the car is
way as for normal braking with the use
After disengaging the electric parking
stationary.
of the brake pedal.
brake, the warning light on the
Noise may be heard from the rear of
Release the switch on the central
instrument panel and the LED on the
the car when engaging the electric
tunnel to stop the braking action with
switch turn off.
parking brake.
the car in motion.
If the
warning light on the
With the electric parking brake
If, through this procedure, the car is
instrument panel remains on with the
engaged, the warning light
on the
braked until a speed below 3 km/h
electric parking brake disengaged, this
instrument panel and the LED on the
is reached and the switch is kept
indicates a fault: in this case contact a
switch turn on.
pulled, the parking brake will definitively
Fiat Dealership.
A slight movement of the brake pedal
engage.
may be detected when engaging the
WARNING Never use position P
electric parking brake with the brake
WARNING Driving the car with the
(Park) instead of the electric parking
pedal pressed.
electric parking brake engaged, or
brake.Always engage the electric
using it several times to slow down the
parking brake when parking the car to
WARNING With the EPB failure warning
car, may cause severe damage to the
prevent injury or damage caused by the
light on, some functions of the electric
braking system.
unexpected movement of the car.
parking brake are deactivated. In this
case the driver is responsible for brake
Disengaging the electric parking
ELECTRIC PARKING
activation and car parking in complete
brake manually
BRAKE OPERATING
safety conditions.
The ignition device must be ENGINE
MODES
position in order to manually release
The electric parking brake may operate
If, under exceptional circumstances,
the parking brake. Moreover, you need
as follows:
the use of the brake is required with
to press the brake pedal, then press
"Dynamic operating mode": this
the car in motion, keep the switch on
the switch on the central tunnel briefly.
mode is enabled by pulling the switch
the central tunnel pulled as long as the
Noise may be heard from the rear of
continuously whilst driving;
brake action is necessary.
the car and a slight movement of the
"Static engagement and release
The warning light
may switch on
brake pedal may be detected during
mode": with the car stationary, the
with the hydraulic system temporarily
disengagement.
electric parking brake can be activated
unavailable; in this case braking is
Each automatic parking brake
by pulling the switch on the central
controlled by the motors.
engagement can be cancelled by
tunnel once.
pressing the switch on the central
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On the other hand, press the switch
(see "Settings" in the"Vehicle mode"
WARNING
and the brake pedal at the same time
paragraph in the "Multimedia" section).
to disengage the brake;
SAFE HOLD
141) In the case of parking manoeuvres
"Drive Away Release": (where
It is a safety function that automatically
on roads on a gradient, the front wheels
provided) the electric parking brake
engages the electric parking brake in
must be steered towards the pavement
will automatically disengage with the
(when parking downhill), or in the opposite
the event of a dangerous condition for
driver side seat belt fastened and the
direction if the car is parked uphill. Block
the car.
detection of an action performed by the
the wheels with a wedge or a stone if the
If:
car is parked on a steep slope.
driver to move the car (forward gear or
the car speed is below 3 km/h;
142) Never leave children alone in an
reverse gear);
unattended car; make sure that when you
The transmission is not in the P
"Safe Hold": if the car speed is lower
move away from the car, you have the
(Park) position;
than 3 km/h and the transmission
electronic key with you.
the driver's seat belt is not fastened;
is not in P (Park) position and the
143) The electric parking brake must
the driver side door is open;
always be engaged when leaving the car.
driver intention of leaving the car is
no attempted operation of the brake
detected, the electric parking brake will
pedal or of the accelerator pedal;
automatically engage to hold the car in
SPEED LIMITER
the electric parking brake engages
safety conditions;
"Auto Park Brake": if the car speed
automatically to prevent car movement.
(where provided)
is below 3 km/h, the electric parking
The Safe Hold function can be
DESCRIPTION
temporarily disabled by pressing the
break will automatically engage when
This device allows the speed of the car
the transmission is in P (Park) position.
switch located on the central tunnel
to be limited to values which can be set
The LED on the switch located on the
and the brake pedal at the same time,
by the driver.
central tunnel fig. 135 switches on
with the car stationary and the driver
The maximum speed can be set both
side door open.
together with the warning light
with car stationary and in motion. The
on the instrument panel when the
Once disabled, the function will activate
minimum speed that can be set is
parking brake is engaged and applied
again when the car speed reaches
30 km/h.
to the wheels. Each automatic parking
20 km/h or the ignition device is
When the device is active, the car
moved to STOP and then the ENGINE
brake engagement can be cancelled
speed depends on the pressure
by pressing the switch on the central
position.
at the accelerator pedal, until the
tunnel and shifting the transmission to
programmed speed limit is reached
position P (Park) at the same time.
(see "Speed limit programming"
The mode can be managed using the
paragraph).
menu of the Uconnect™ system
144
ACTIVATING THE DEVICE
is pressed, the speed increases by
DEACTIVATING THE
To activate the device press button (A)
about 1 km/h while keeping the button
DEVICE
on the steering wheel fig. 136.
pressed, the speed increases by
To disengage the system press button
10 km/h.
(A) fig. 136.
To store a speed value lower than the
displayed one, press the SET - button.
WARNING Activating the electronic
Each time the button is pressed, the
Cruise Control or Adaptive Cruise
speed decreases by about 1 km/h
Control function deactivates the device.
while keeping the button pressed, the
speed decreases by 10 km/h.
Automatic off of the device
DEVICE
The device switches off automatically
ACTIVATION/
in the event of a system failure and
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DEACTIVATION
the grey "LIM" symbol appears on the
Device activation: press the SET + or
display. In this case, contact a Fiat
When the device is enabled, it is
SET - buttons.
Dealership.
indicated by the "LIM" symbol being
The activation of the device is indicated
shown on the display along with the
ELECTRONIC
by the green "LIM" symbol on the
last speed set.
CRUISE CONTROL
display.
If the electronic Cruise Control or
Device deactivation: press the CANC
This is an electronically controlled
Adaptive Cruise Control has been
button. The last set speed is crossed
driving assistance device that
activated previously, button (A) fig. 136
out and displayed in grey.
allows the desired car speed to be
must be pressed twice. The first press
Device reactivation: press the RES
maintained, without having to press
switches off the function activated
button. The last set speed will be
the accelerator pedal. This device can
previously; the second press activates
restored.
be used at a speed above 30 km/h on
the Speed Limiter.
long stretches of dry, straight roads
EXCEEDING THE
SPEED LIMIT
with few variations (e.g. motorways).
PROGRAMMED SPEED
PROGRAMMING
It is therefore not recommended to use
By fully depressing the accelerator
The speed limit can be programmed
this device on extra-urban roads with
pedal, the programmed speed can be
without necessarily activating the
traffic. Do not use the device in town.
exceeded even with the device active
device.
The electronic Cruise Control buttons
(e.g. in the event of overtaking).
To store a speed value higher than
are located on the right side of the
The device is disabled until the speed
the displayed one, briefly press the
steering wheel.
drops below the set limit, after which it
SET + button. Each time the button
reactivates automatically.
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To ensure correct operation, the
The device cannot be turned on in
INCREASING /
electronic Cruise Control is designed to
either reverse or in neutral.
DECREASING SPEED
deactivate if more than one function is
Increasing speed
operated simultaneously. In this case
Once the electronic Cruise Control
WARNING It is dangerous to leave the
the system can be reactivated pressing
device on when it is not used. There
has been activated, the speed can be
button
and setting the desired
is a risk of inadvertently activating it
increased by pressing button SET +.
speed of the car.
and losing control of the car due to
Keeping the button pressed, the set
unexpected excessive speed.
speed will increase until the button is
ACTIVATING THE DEVICE
released, then the new speed will be
To activate the device press button (A)
stored.
fig. 137.
SETTING THE DESIRED
Each time button SET + is pressed the
144) 145) 146)
SPEED
set speed will be fine tuned.
Proceed as follows:
operate the device (see the previous
Decreasing speed
instructions);
With the device activated, the speed
when the car has reached the
can be decreased by pressing button
desired speed, press button SET +
SET -.
(or SET -) and release it to activate
Keeping the button pressed, the set
the device. When the accelerator is
speed will decrease until the button is
released, the car will keep the selected
released, then the new speed will be
speed automatically.
stored.
If needed (when overtaking for
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Each time button SET - is pressed the
instance), you can accelerate simply
set speed will be fine tuned.
by pressing the accelerator; when you
The symbol on the instrument panel
release the pedal, the car goes back to
switches on to signal that the device
WARNING Pressing the button SET
the speed stored previously.
has been activated.
+ (or SET -) the speed is adjusted
When travelling downhill with the device
On versions with Speed Limiter, if
depending on the selected unit of
active, the car speed may slightly
the device is activated, button
measurement ("metric" or "imperial")
exceed the stored one.
must be pressed twice to activate the
set through the Menu of the instrument
Cruise Control (because the first press
panel display or, depending on the
deactivates the Speed Limiter, and the
WARNING Before pressing the SET
versions, in the menu of Uconnect™
second press activates the Cruise
+ (or SET -) buttons, the car must be
(see "Settings" in the "Vehicle mode"
Control).
travelling at a constant speed on a flat
paragraph in the "Multimedia" section).
surface.
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WARNING On steeply sloping roads,
if there is a malfunction in the
CO-DRIVER SYSTEM
the system may not be able to maintain
electronic Cruise Control.
(where provided)
the set speed, which may increase
DEACTIVATING THE
147) 148) 149) 150) 151) 152) 153) 154) 155) 156) 157)
the speed of the car. It is, therefore,
DEVICE
158) 159) 160) 161) 162)
preferable to switch the device off
The electronic Cruise Control is
under these conditions. The device
38) 39) 40) 41) 42) 43) 44) 45) 46)
deactivated by pressing button
or
keeps the speed stored even uphill and
bringing the ignition device switch to
ADAPTIVE CRUISE
downhill. A slight variation in the speed
STOP.
CONTROL (ACC) WITH
on slight rises is completely normal.
FOLLOW TO STOP
(where provided)
RECALLING THE SPEED
WARNING
DESCRIPTION
With transmission operating in D
The Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) is
(Drive), press and release the RES
144) While driving with the device active,
an electronic driver assist system that
button to recall the previously set
never move the gear lever to neutral.
uses the camera located in the middle
speed.
145) In case of a malfunction or failure of
of the steering wheel fig. 138, to detect
the device, contact a Fiat Dealership.
DEACTIVATING THE
the presence of a vehicle close ahead.
146) The electronic Cruise Control can
DEVICE
be dangerous if the system cannot keep
It combines the Cruise Control function
Pressing the CANC button or pressing
a constant speed. In specific conditions
with the ability to control the distance
the brake pedal as the car is slowing
speed may be excessive, resulting in the
to the vehicle ahead.
risk of losing control of the vehicle and
down deactivates the electronic Cruise
The system allows the car to be held
causing accidents. Do not use the device
Control without deleting the stored
at the desired speed without needing
in heavy traffic or on winding, icy, snowy or
speed.
slippery roads.
to press the accelerator. It also allows
The Cruise Control can also be
holding the distance set by the driver
deactivated if the electric parking
from the vehicle ahead.
brake (EPB) is activated or if the
braking system intervenes (e.g. the
ESC system) or in other particular
conditions.
The stored speed is deleted in the
following cases:
pressing button
or switching off
the motor;
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ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL
ACTIVATION
To activate the system, press and
release the button (A) fig. 139.
A
B
138
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140
F0S1152
However, the driver is responsible for
WARNING It is dangerous to leave
adapt the speed to the traffic, type of
the system activated when it is not
road and weather conditions.
139
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used. There is a risk of inadvertently
WARNINGS
activating it and losing control of the
The system controls the speed of the
When the system is activated and
car due to unexpected excessive
vehicle to reach or hold the set speed.
ready for operation, a graphic indicating
speed.
If the sensor detects a vehicle, the
the "readiness" of the system (A) and
vehicle is adapted to the speed of the
a dedicated icon (B) depicted as
ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL
vehicle ahead while hold the distance
illustrated in fig. 140 will appear on the
DEACTIVATION
and without exceeding the set speed.
display.
With the system active, press and
It is advisable to turn the system off in
The symbol (A) fig. 140 is grey with
release the button (A) fig. 139 to
the following cases:
system enabled and turns white when
deactivate it. The display will show a
driving in fog, heavy rain, snow,
the system is activate (set speed).
dedicated message.
heavy traffic and in complex driving
SETTING THE DESIRED SPEED
situations;
driving close to a bend (winding
The system can only be set with the
roads), icy, snowy, slippery roads or
speed over 5 km/h (3 mph) and under
with a steep uphill or downhill slope;
150 km/h (93 mph).
entering a turn lane or an off-ramp of
NOTE For the Low Range version, the
the motorway;
maximum speed of the ACC is limited
when circumstances do not allow
to 135 km/h (84 mph).
safe driving at a constant speed.
When the car reaches the desired
speed, press and release the button
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SET + or SET - to set the speed to the
when the electric parking brake is
work correctly and it is advisable to
current speed. The display will show
engaged;
deactivate it.
the set speed. Then take your foot off
when the transmission in P (Park), R
the accelerator pedal.
(Reverse) or N (Neutral);
INCREASING/DECREASING OF
Press the accelerator pedal to make
when the car speed is not within the
SPEED
the car go faster than the set speed.
settable speed range;
After having set the system, the stored
While the accelerator pedal is pressed:
when an intervention of the ESC
speed can be increased or decreased
a dedicated graphic fig. 141 with the
system (or ABS or other stability control
by holding the SET + and SET - button
systems) is in progress, or has just
symbol (A) flashing will appear on the
pressed.
display for a few seconds;
ended;
Press the SET + or SET - button
when the Autonomous Emergency
once: the set speed will increase or
Brake Control (AEB) system is braking
decrease by 1 km/h (1 mph). Each
automatically;
subsequent press of the button will
A
when the Speed Limiter is active:
result in an increase or decrease of
press the button (A) fig. 139 to
1 km/h (1 mph).
deactivate the Speed Limiter. Press the
Hold the SET + or SET - button
(A) button again to set the system to
pressed: the set speed will increase or
"ready" status;
decrease in 10 km/h steps (or 5 mph)
in case of failure of the system;
until the button is released. The set
when the engine is off;
speed increase or decrease is shown
141
F0S1363
in case of blinding or obstruction of
on the display.
the front camera.
the system will not be able to control
WARNINGS
In case of system set, the conditions
the distance between the car and the
When the SET - button is pressed to
described above also cause a
vehicle ahead. In this case the speed
reduce the speed, the braking system
cancellation or deactivation of the
will be determined only by the position
intervenes automatically if the exhaust
system with times that may vary
of the accelerator pedal.
brake does not slow the car down
according to the conditions.
The system regains control of the car
sufficiently to reach the set speed.
as soon as the accelerator pedal is
The system holds the set speed
released.
WARNING The device is not
uphill and downhill; however a slight
deactivated when speeds higher
variation is entirely normal, particularly
The system cannot be set:
than those set are reached with
on steep gradients.
when pressing the brake pedal;
the accelerator pedal pressed. In
when the brakes are overheated;
these conditions, the device may not
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SPEED VARIATION WITH ROAD
above 5 km/h (3 mph) and by pressing
(short), 2 bars (medium), 3 bars (long),
SIGN (INTELLIGENT ADAPTIVE
one of the SET+, SET- or RES buttons.
4 bars (maximum) fig. 142.
CRUISE CONTROL)
If the system keeps the vehicle
The "Intelligent Adaptive Cruise
stationary for two minutes, the electric
Control" system can be used to set a
parking brake will activate and the
speed limit equal to that indicated on
system will be deactivated.
the road sign detected by the “Traffic
RECALLING THE SPEED
Sign Recognition” system (see the
Once the system has been cancelled
respective paragraph in this section).
by pressing the brake pedal or the
When a new speed limit is recognised,
CANC button but not deactivated by
the "Traffic Sign Information" system
pressing button (A) fig. 139, simply
will suggest the new limit, which will
press the RES button and take your
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be shown with a message on the
foot off the accelerator pedal to recall a
instrument panel display. The driver
The distance from the vehicle ahead is
previously set speed.
can accept the new limit by pressing
proportional to speed.
The system will be set to the last stored
the RES button to set the Adaptive
The interval of time showing ithe safe
speed.
Cruise Control speed to that suggested
distance with respect to the vehicle
by the road sign.
ahead remains constant and varies
WARNING The recall function must
The activation of the Intelligent Adaptive
from 1 second (for the short distance
only be used if the road and traffic
Cruise Control is indicated by the
1-bar setting) to 2 seconds (for the
conditions so allow. Recalling an
symbol
on the display and the
maximum distance 4-bar setting).
excessively high or low speed for the
green circle around the speed limit
The set distance is shown on the
current traffic and road conditions
sign.
display by means of a dedicated icon
could cause a sudden acceleration or
(or in the “Driver Assist” area).
REACHING A STANDSTILL
a deceleration of the car. Failure to
The setting is 4 (maximum) the first
The system can decelerate the car
comply with these precautions may
to a standstill when the vehicle in
time the system is used. After the
cause serious accidents and fatal
front of it slows down and stops. For
distance has been modified by the
injuries.
driver, the new distance will be stored
speeds below 60 km/h (36 mph) and if
also after the system is deactivated and
visibility permits, the system can detect
SETTING THE DISTANCE
reactivated.
stopped cars and slow down to a safe
BETWEEN CARS
distance. Once the car is stopped,
163) 164) 165) 166)
the function will be deactivated. The
The distance between your car and
system can be restarted from speeds
the vehicle ahead may be set to 1 bar
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To decrease the distance
driver may always apply the brakes, if
simply activating the direction indicator.
Press and release the button to
needed.
This additional acceleration is provided
decrease the distance setting (B)
as long as the distance to the vehicle to
fig. 139.
WARNING If the system predicts
be overtaken is guaranteed.
The distance setting decreases by one
that the braking level is insufficient to
Once acceleration is perceived, the
bar (shorter) every time the button is
maintain the set distance, it signals
driver must make sure that the traffic
pressed.
the driver to pay attention when
and cars coming from behind allow
Once the shortest distance has been
approaching the vehicle ahead by
it, and to make the lane change
reached, a further press of the button
displaying an alert message on the
manoeuvre. Once the trajectory is clear
will set the longest distance. The set
display. An acoustic warning is also
of vehicles, Adaptive Cruise Control will
speed is held if there are no cars
emitted. In this case, it is advisable to
regain control of the selected speed,
ahead.
brake immediately as necessary to hold
or reduce it to maintain the desired
a safe distance from the vehicle ahead.
distance from the vehicle ahead.
If a vehicle is detected ahead in the
same lane, travelling at slower speed,
NOTE The overtaking aid function
is only available on the side where
page fig. 142 and icon
will appears
WARNING The driver is responsible for
overtaking is permitted according to
on the display (where provided). The
ensuring that there are no pedestrians,
the highway code (left in countries
system will automatically adjust the
other cars or objectives along the
with traffic on the right side of the
car speed to hold the distance setting
direction of the car. Failure to comply
carriageway, right in countries with
regardless of the set speed.
with these precautions may cause
traffic on the left side).
The car holds the set distance until:
serious accidents and injuries.
the vehicle ahead accelerates to a
SPEED REDUCTION ON BENDS
speed higher than the set speed;
WARNING The driver is fully
The Adaptive Cruise Control system
the vehicle ahead leaves the lane
responsible for holding a safe distance
CAN decelerate slightly on bends to
or the detection field of the Adaptive
from the vehicle ahead respecting the
improve vehicle stability and comfort.
Cruise Control system sensor;
highway code in force in the respective
The functionality can be a valid help in
the distance setting is changed;
country.
roundabouts or with gradual bends,
the Adaptive Cruise Control System
faced with increasing curvature; it
is deactivated or switched off;
cannot compensate for sudden
OVERTAKING AID FUNCTION
If the driver does not press the
steering or in general medium/high
167)
accelerator pedal.
lateral accelerations.
The Adaptive Cruise Control system,
However, the driver is responsible,
when traffic conditions permit, allows
WARNING The maximum braking force
depending on the traffic scenario, to
additional acceleration to be given to
applied by the system is limited. The
apply the brake, where necessary, to
the vehicle to facilitate overtaking by
further reduce the speed of the vehicle,
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ensuring its stability in sharp bends or
the system is deactivated:
If an obstruction is signalled, clean the
descending radius.
when the CANC button is pressed;
area of the windscreen indicated in
when the conditions indicated in the
fig. 152 and check that the message
EXTENSION OF ADAPTIVE CRUISE
paragraph “Setting the desired speed”
has disappeared.
CONTROL: CO-DRIVER
occur;
When the conditions limiting the
The Adaptive Cruise Control system
when the car reaches a stop behind
system functions end, this will go back
can work in conjunction with the
a stopped vehicle.
to normal and complete operation.
Co-Driver system (see the respective
If these conditions occur while the
Should the fault persist, contact a Fiat
paragraph in this chapter) to offer
system is decelerating with respect
Dealership.
"Autonomous Level 2 Assistance".
to a vehicle ahead, the system could
The Co-Driver will be able to maintain
PRECAUTIONS WHILE DRIVING
continue the deceleration, if necessary,
constant speed and distance,
The system may not work correctly in
also after it is cancelled.
adaptable to the cars in front, and keep
some driving conditions (see below):
NOTE The system always remembers
the car in the middle of the lane.
the driver must control the car at all
the last distance desired and selected
NOTE The system is an aid for
times.
by the user. The system keeps the
the driver, who must always pay
speed stored until you deactivate the
Vehicle not aligned
full attention while driving. The
system by pressing the (A) fig. 139
The system may not detect a vehicle
responsibility always rests with the
Adaptive Cruise Control button or
travelling on the same lane but which
driver, who must take into account the
turning the car off.
is not aligned along the same direction
traffic conditions in order to drive in
of travel or a vehicle which is cutting
complete safety. The driver is always
SYSTEM LIMITED OPERATION
in from a side lane. Sufficient distance
required to pay attention to the road
WARNING
from the vehicles ahead may not be
and keep his hands on the steering
If the dedicated message is shown
guaranteed in these cases.
wheel.
on the display, a condition limiting the
The non-aligned vehicle can weave
system operation may have occurred.
DEACTIVATION
in and out of the driving direction
The possible reasons of this limitation
The system is deactivated and the set
causing the car to brake or accelerate
are something blocking the camera
speed is cancelled if:
unexpectedly.
view or a fault.
the button (A) fig. 139 is pressed on
Steering and curves
In case of camera blinding (e.g. caused
the Adaptive Cruise Control;
by low sun in front of the windscreen),
On bends fig. 143 with the system set,
the Speed Limiter button is pressed;
wait until the light and glare conditions
it could limit speed and acceleration to
the starting system switch is in the
cease and allow the system to operate
guarantee car stability even if no cars
STOP position;
fully.
are detected ahead.
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When leaving the bend, the system
the utmost attention at all times and
resets the previously set speed.
be always ready to press the brakes if
needed.
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Stationary objects and vehicles
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The system cannot detect the
presence of stationary objects and
WARNING In case of narrow bends,
Small vehicles
vehicles if you are travelling at a speed
the performance of the system could
Some narrow vehicles (e.g. bicycles
exceeding 60 km/h (37 mph). For
be limited. In this case, it is advisable to
and motorcycles fig. 145) travelling
example, the system may not operate
deactivate the device.
near the outer edges of the lane or
if the vehicle ahead leaves the lane
which enter the lane from kerbside are
and a car stopped on the lane ahead
Using the system on gradient
not detected until they are fully in the
of if. Pay the utmost attention at all
When driving on roads with variable
lane.
times and be always ready to press the
gradient, the system may not detect
Sufficient distance from the vehicles
brakes if needed.
the presence of a vehicle on the
ahead may not be guaranteed in these
Objects and vehicles moving in
lane. The system performance be
cases.
opposite or crosswise direction
limited according to speed, load of the
car, traffic conditions and gradient
The system cannot detect the
steepness.
presence of objects or cars travelling in
opposite or crosswise direction fig. 146
Lane change
and consequently will not be operated.
The system may not detect the
presence of a vehicle until it is fully in
your lane fig. 144.
In this case, sufficient distance from the
vehicle which is changing lane may not
be guaranteed: it is advisable to pay
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it will alert you of the need to put your
no anomaly related to the camera
hands back on the steering wheel (see
must be present;
following pages).
the direction indicators must not be
activated;
no anomaly related to the system
WARNING The Co-Driver system can
must be present;
take a few seconds to activate once
if the set speed is less than 60 km/h
all conditions are met. During this
time, a grey indication will appear on
the Co-Driver system will not work;
if the speed of the Adaptive Cruise
the instrument panel display and the
Control (ACC) device can be set to a
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system will be activated automatically
higher value (top speed 150 km/h), the
as soon as all conditions are met,
CO-DRIVER SYSTEM
without any intervention by the driver.
Co-Driver system is only available as
WITH FOLLOW TO STOP -
long as the car speed is comprised
Traffic Jam Assist
between 60 and 150 km/h.
168)
ACTIVATION / DEACTIVATION
The Co-Driver system combines the
169)
functions of the Active Cruise Control
To activate the system, press button
(ACC) and lane centring logic to control
(A) fig. 147 on the steering wheel.
the trajectory of the car holding it as
To deactivate the system press the
close as possible in the middle of the
button again.
lane and also managing speed.
Suspension conditions
It is a driving assistance system that
can be activated on all road types.
System operation is temporarily paused
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in the following cases:
The system uses information from the
ACC system deactivation or inhibition
front camera to help you keep the car
The following conditions must be met
in the middle of the lane at a constant
before the Co-Driver system turns on:
(see paragraph the Adaptive Cruise
speed.
the Co-Driver system must be
Control function);
if there are very tight bends;
switched on by pressing the button (A)
OPERATION
if the lines are not detected correctly;
fig. 147 on the steering wheel;
The system only works if the driver
one of the two lines is broken or
the Adaptive Cruise Control device
keeps his or her hands on the steering
ruined;
(ACC) must be on;
wheel.
the sun is low and is dazzling the
the car speed must be between 60
If the system detects that hands have
camera on the windscreen;
and 150 km/h;
been removed from the steering wheel,
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if the left or right direction indicator is
If the driver's hands are not on the
activated;
steering wheel, a series of warnings
if the driver intentionally changes
will appear on the instrument panel
lanes without switching on the direction
display to alert the driver that he needs
indicator on the corresponding side;
to reposition his hands on the steering
if there are system anomalies;
wheel. Acoustic signals will also be
if the car speed exceeds the
emitted.
maximum limit;
After a certain period of time, the Co-
if lateral acceleration is high.
Driver system will be disabled if the
driver has not repositioned his or her
Automatic deactivation
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hands on the steering wheel.
The Co-Driver system is automatically
When the system does not detect
deactivated if you take your hands off
System active (hands removed
the steering wheel for 45 seconds.
hands on the steering wheel for a few
from the steering wheel for a short
seconds, it will warn the driver by
time): As soon as you remove your
displaying a dedicated screen at the
from the steering wheel, this screen
WARNING When the Co-Driver is
centre of the instrument panel display
fig. 149 appears on the instrument
paused the related graphics in the
(see the description in the following
panel display: in this case, the system
dedicated area will turn grey.
pages).
remains active. If the driver has not
SYSTEM STATUS
returned his or her hands to the
WARNING Hands on the steering
System active: The active and
steering wheel within a few seconds,
wheel are detected by a capacitive
correctly operating system status is
this screen fig. 150 will appear on the
sensor installed in it.
indicated by the following screen on the
instrument panel display.
instrument panel display fig. 148 in the
When the suspension conditions are
"Driver Assistance" menu. When the
over, the Co-Driver will be available
hands are removed from the steering
again without requiring any reactivation
wheel, the system does not deactivate
action by the driver.
automatically, but after a few seconds:
INDICATIONS ON THE DISPLAY
some dedicated screens appear on the
The system status can always be
instrument panel display in sequence,
viewed through a dedicated area on
to warn the driver to return his or her
the instrument panel display.
hands to the steering wheel (see the
The system status is indicated by the
description below).
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colour of the
symbol.
155
damage or obstructions caused by
mud, ice, snow, etc.;
interference with other equipment
that causes electromagnetic waves;
presence of roadworks/road
construction sites;
if the indications given by the
navigation system (where provided) of
the Uconnect™ system are not yet
ready and/or if the navigation system is
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recalculating the route.
Active system (hands removed
When the Co-Driver system is active,
SYSTEM LIMITED OPERATION
from the steering wheel for a long
Lane Control (where provided)
The Co-Driver may have limited or
time): If you do not place your hands
is temporarily paused. When the
reduced functionality when one of the
on the steering wheel, the following
Co-Driver system is not active, Lane
following conditions occurs:
screen will appear on the display of the
Control (where provided), if previously
The main ones are listed below:
instrument panel, fig. 151. An acoustic
activated, is still available. For more
lane marking lines are not clear or
warning will sound also in this case.
information on the Lane Control
in conditions of poor visibility (e.g. in
If you do not put your hands back on
system, see the “Driving assistance
heavy rain, snow, fog, etc.);
the steering wheel after an extended
systems” chapter in the "Safety"
the camera is damaged, covered or
period of time, a deactivation message
section.
obstructed (e.g. by mud, ice, snow,
will appear on the instrument panel.
SYSTEM AVAILABILITY
etc.);
The steering wheel control will then be
when driving in the hills or on roads
External factors and conditions may
deactivated.
with narrow turns;
affect the proper operation of the Co-
near motorway toll-gates;
Driver system.
when the motorway entrance or exit
The main ones are listed below:
is more than 6 meters wide;
narrow, winding and curvy streets;
if the camera is exposed to dazzling
poor visibility (due to heavy rain,
light (e.g. reflection or direct sunlight).
snow, fog, etc.);
front lights of incoming cars or direct
sunlight or shade;
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CO-DRIVER SYSTEM
WARNINGS
WITH STOP&GO -
If the sensor does not detect any
Adaptive Cruise Control
vehicle ahead, the device will maintain
with Stop&Go
a fixed set speed.
(where provided)
If the sensor detects a vehicle ahead,
170)
the device automatically intervenes by
braking (or accelerating) slightly in order
DESCRIPTION
not to exceed the original set speed, so
The Adaptive Cruise Control with
that the car keeps the preset distance,
Stop&Go is a driver assistance device
seeking to adapt to the speed of the
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which combines the Cruise Control
vehicle ahead.
functions with one for controlling the
It is advisable to turn the device off in
When the system is enabled and ready
distance from the vehicle ahead.
the following cases:
for operation, a graphic indicating
The system allows the car to be held
driving in fog, heavy rain, snow and
the "readiness" of the system (A) and
at the desired speed without needing
in complex driving situations;
a dedicated icon (B) depicted as
to press the accelerator. It also allows
driving close to a bend (winding
illustrated in fig. 154 will appear on
holding the distance set by the driver
roads), icy, snowy, slippery roads or
the display. The symbol (A) fig. 154 is
from the vehicle ahead.
with a steep uphill or downhill slope;
grey with system enabled and turns
The system uses a radar sensor,
white when the system is activate (set
entering a turn lane or an off-ramp of
located behind the front bumper and a
speed).
the motorway;
camera, located in the middle area of
when circumstances do not allow
the windscreen fig. 152, to detect the
safe driving at a constant speed.
presence of a vehicle close ahead.
ACTIVATION
A
169)
To activate the device, press and
release the button (A) fig. 153.
B
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WARNING It is dangerous to leave
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the device activated when it is not
used. There is a risk of inadvertently
157
activating it and losing control of the
The device will return to normal
times that may vary according to the
car due to unexpected excessive
operation as soon as the accelerator
conditions.
speed.
pedal is released.
The system cannot be set:
WARNING The device is not
DEACTIVATION
when pressing the brake pedal;
deactivated when speeds higher
With the device active, to deactivate
when the brakes are overheated;
than those set are reached with
it press and release the button (A)
when the electric parking brake is
the accelerator pedal pressed. In
fig. 153.
engaged;
these conditions, the device may not
when the transmission in P (Park), R
work correctly and it is advisable to
SETTING THE DESIRED SPEED
(Reverse) or N (Neutral);
deactivate it.
The desired speed can be set even
when an intervention of the ESC
when the vehicle is stationary, from
system (or ABS or other stability control
INCREASING/DECREASING OF
30 km/h (20 mph) up to 135 km/h (83
systems) is in progress, or has just
SPEED
mph) for the "Low range" version or
ended;
After having set the system, the stored
150 km/h (93 mph) for the "High range"
when the Autonomous Emergency
speed can be increased or decreased
version.
Brake Control (AEB Control)
by holding the SET + and SET -
When the car reaches the desired
system (where provided) is braking
buttons pressed.
speed, press and release the button
automatically;
Press the SET + or SET - button
SET + or SET - to set the speed to the
when the Speed Limiter is active:
once: the set speed will increase or
current speed. The display will show
press the button (A) fig. 153 to
decrease by 1 km/h (1 mph). Each
the set speed. Then take your foot
deactivate the Speed Limiter. Press the
off the accelerator pedal. Press the
subsequent press of the button will
(A) button again to set the system to
result in an increase or decrease of
accelerator pedal to make the car go
"ready" status;
1 km/h (1 mph).
faster than the set speed. While the
in case of failure of the device;
Hold the SET + or SET - button
accelerator pedal is pressed:
when the engine is off;
pressed: the set speed will increase or
a dedicated message will appear on
on very steep slopes;
decrease in 10 km/h steps (or 5 mph)
the display for a few seconds;
in case of radar sensor obstruction:
until the button is released.
the device will not be able to control
in this case, clean the sensor. Use a
The set speed increase or decrease is
the distance between the vehicle and
clean cloth for cleaning. Do not use
shown on the display.
the one ahead. In this case the speed
solvents or abrasive paste. In case of
will be determined only by the position
WARNINGS
system set, the conditions described
of the accelerator pedal.
By keeping the accelerator pedal
above also cause a cancellation
or deactivation of the system with
depressed, the car can continue to
accelerate beyond the set speed. In
this case, press the SET + (or SET - )
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button to set the speed to the current
green circle around the speed limit
CANC button but not deactivated by
speed of the car.
sign.
pressing button (A) fig. 153, simply
When the SET - button is pressed to
press the RES button and take your
COMING TO A STOP AND
reduce the speed, the braking system
foot off the accelerator pedal to recall a
RESTARTING
intervenes automatically if the exhaust
previously set speed.
The system can decelerate the car to a
brake does not slow the car down
The system will be set to the last stored
standstill when the vehicle in front of it
sufficiently to reach the set speed.
speed.
slows down and stops. The system will
The system holds the set speed
Before returning to the previously set
automatically restart the car if the car
uphill and downhill; however a slight
speed, bring the speed close to that
comes to a stop and the vehicle in front
variation is entirely normal, particularly
restarts within 3 seconds. If the vehicle
value, then press the RES button and
on steep gradients.
release it.
in front restarts after 3 seconds, the
The device is switched off while
RES button or the accelerator pedal
driving if the brakes overheat.
must be pressed to reactivate the
WARNING The recall function must
SPEED VARIATION WITH ROAD
system and restart. If the system keeps
only be used if the road and traffic
SIGN (INTELLIGENT ADAPTIVE
the car at a standstill for 2 minutes, the
conditions so allow. Recalling an
CRUISE CONTROL)
electric parking brake will activate and
excessively high or low speed for the
The "Intelligent Adaptive Cruise
the system will be deactivated.
current traffic and road conditions
Control" system can be used to set a
NOTE The electric parking brake
could cause a sudden acceleration or
speed limit equal to that indicated on
will be activated and the system will
a deceleration of the car. Failure to
the road sign detected by the “Traffic
be deactivated at speeds close to
comply with these precautions may
Sign Recognition” system (see the
stopping, if the driver unbuckles the
cause serious accidents and fatal
respective paragraph in this section).
seat belt or opens the door.
injuries.
When a new speed limit is recognised,
the "Traffic Sign Information" system
WARNING The driver must ensure that
SETTING THE DISTANCE
will suggest the new limit, which will
there are no pedestrians, vehicles or
BETWEEN CARS
be shown with a message on the
other obstacles in front of the car when
163) 164) 165) 166)
instrument panel display. The driver
the system is reactivated. Failure to
The distance between your car and
can accept the new limit by pressing
comply with this precaution may cause
the vehicle ahead may be set to 1 bar
the RES button to set the Adaptive
serious accidents and fatal injuries.
(short), 2 bars (medium), 3 bars (long),
Cruise Control speed to that suggested
4 bars (maximum) fig. 155.
by the road sign.
RECALLING THE SPEED
The activation of the Intelligent Adaptive
Once the system has been cancelled
Cruise Control is indicated by the
by pressing the brake pedal or the
symbol
on the display and the
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the vehicle ahead leaves the lane
or the detection field of the Adaptive
Cruise Control device sensor;
A
the distance setting is changed;
the Adaptive Cruise Control device is
deactivated/cancelled.
WARNING The maximum braking
applied by the device is limited. The
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driver may apply the brakes in all cases
if needed.
The distances from the vehicle ahead
To decrease the distance
are proportional to speed. The interval
Press and release the button to
WARNING If the system predicts
of time with respect to the vehicle
decrease the distance setting (B)
that the braking level is insufficient to
ahead remains constant and varies
fig. 153.
maintain the set distance, it signals
from 1 second (for the short distance
The distance setting decreases by one
the driver to pay attention when
1-bar setting) to 2 seconds (for the
bar (shorter) every time the button is
approaching the vehicle ahead by
maximum distance 4-bar setting).
pressed.
displaying an alert message on the
The set distance is shown on the
Once the shortest distance has been
display. An acoustic warning is also
display by means of a dedicated icon
reached, a further press of the button
emitted. In this case, it is advisable to
(A) fig. 156 (or in the “Driver Assist”
will set the longest distance. The set
brake immediately as necessary to hold
area).
speed is held if there are no cars
a safe distance from the vehicle ahead.
The setting is 4 (maximum) the first
ahead.
time the device is used. After the
If a vehicle shown on the instrument
WARNING The driver is responsible for
distance has been modified by the
panel proceeds in the same lane,
ensuring that there are no pedestrians,
driver, the new distance will be stored
travelling at slower speed, an icon
other cars or objectives along the
also after the system is deactivated and
appears on the display (where
direction of the car. Failure to comply
reactivated.
provided). The device will automatically
with these precautions may cause
adjust the car speed to hold the
serious accidents and injuries.
distance setting regardless of the set
speed.
The car holds the set distance until:
the vehicle ahead accelerates to a
speed higher than the set speed;
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WARNING The driver is fully
SPEED REDUCTION ON BENDS
continue the deceleration, if necessary,
responsible for holding a safe distance
The Adaptive Cruise Control system
also after it is cancelled or deactivated
from the vehicle ahead respecting the
CAN decelerate slightly on bends to
within the minimum speed settable on
highway code in force in the respective
improve vehicle stability and comfort.
the system.
country.
The functionality can be a valid help in
SYSTEM LIMITED OPERATION
roundabouts or with gradual bends,
WARNING
OVERTAKING AID FUNCTION
faced with increasing curvature; it
If the dedicated message is shown
167)
cannot compensate for sudden
on the display, a condition limiting the
steering or in general medium/high
The Adaptive Cruise Control system,
system operation may have occurred.
lateral accelerations.
when traffic conditions permit, allows
The possible reasons of this limitation
However, the driver is responsible,
additional acceleration to be given to
are something blocking the camera
depending on the traffic scenario, to
the vehicle to facilitate overtaking by
view or a fault.
apply the brake, where necessary, to
simply activating the direction indicator.
In case of camera blinding (e.g. caused
further reduce the speed of the vehicle,
This additional acceleration is provided
by low sun in front of the windscreen or
ensuring its stability in sharp bends or
as long as the distance to the vehicle to
in the conditions of fog or heavy rain),
descending radius.
be overtaken is guaranteed.
wait until the light and glare conditions
Once acceleration is perceived, the
DEACTIVATION
cease and allow the system to operate
driver must make sure that the traffic
The device is deactivated and the set
fully.
and cars coming from behind allow
speed is cancelled if:
If an obstruction is signalled, clean the
it, and to make the lane change
the (A) fig. 153 button is pressed on
area of the windscreen indicated in
manoeuvre. Once the trajectory is clear
the Adaptive Cruise Control;
fig. 152 and check that the message
of vehicles, Adaptive Cruise Control will
the Speed Limiter button is pressed;
has disappeared.
regain control of the selected speed,
the ignition device switch is in the
When the conditions limiting the
or reduce it to maintain the desired
STOP position;
system functions end, this will go back
distance from the vehicle ahead.
The device is cancelled (the set speed
to normal and complete operation.
NOTE The overtaking aid function
and distance are stored):
Should the fault persist, contact a Fiat
is only available on the side where
Dealership.
when the CANC button is pressed;
overtaking is permitted according to
when the conditions shown in the
PRECAUTIONS WHILE DRIVING
the highway code (left in countries
“Setting the desired speed” paragraph
The system may not work correctly in
with traffic on the right side of the
occur.
some driving conditions (see below):
carriageway, right in countries with
If these conditions occur while the
the driver must control the car at all
traffic on the left side).
system is decelerating with respect
times.
to a vehicle ahead, the system could
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