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System limitations
Driving time alert
The system may not detect hands-off
driving due to external influences like road
The system performance may be
The driver gets notified by a pop-up
condition and surface and weather. The
affected by:
reminder symbol in the Driver
driver has full responsibility to control the
Information Centre simultaneously with
● windscreen not clean or affected by
vehicle and is always required to keep the
foreign objects, e.g. stickers
hands on the steering wheel while driving.
an acoustic alert if the driver has not
taken a break after 2 hours of driving at a
● close vehicles ahead
Using the system while towing a trailer or
speed above 65 km/h / 40 mph. The alert
on slippery roads could cause loss of
● banked roads
is repeated hourly until the vehicle is
control of the vehicle and a crash. Switch
● narrow, winding or hilly roads
the system off.
stopped, no matter how vehicle speed
evolves.
● road edges
Driver alert
The counting of driving time alert is reset
● sudden lighting changes
if one of the following conditions is met:
The driver alert system monitores the
● adverse environmental conditions,
driving time and the vigilance of the
● The vehicle has been stationary for
e.g. heavy rain or snow
driver. Monitoring the vigilance of the
more than 15 minutes with the
● vehicle modifications, e.g. tyres
driver is based on the trajectory variations
engine running.
Switch off the system if the system is
of the vehicle compared to the lane
● The ignition has been switched off
disturbed by tar marks, shadows, road
markings.
for a few minutes.
cracks, temporary or construction lane
The system cannot replace the need for
● The driver's seat belt has been
markings, or other road imperfections.
vigilance on the part of the driver. Taking
unfastened and the driver's door is
a break is recommended as soon as
open.
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WARNING
feeling tired or at least every two hours.
Note
Do not take the steering wheel when
Always keep your attention on the road
If the vehicle speed drops below 65 km/h /
feeling tired.
and maintain proper vehicle position within
40 mph, the system is paused. The driving
the lane, otherwise vehicle damage, injury
Activation or Deactivation
time is counted again once the speed is
or death could occur.
above 65 km/h / 40 mph.
The system can be activated or
Lane keep assist does not continuously
Driver drowsiness detection
deactivated in the vehicle personalisation
steer the vehicle.
3 89.
The system monitors the driver's level of
The system may not keep the vehicle in the
lane or give an alert, even if a lane marking
The state of the system stays in memory
vigilance. A camera at the top of the
is detected.
when the ignition is switched off.
windscreen detects variations in
trajectory compared to the lane
The steering of the lane keep assist may
markings. This system is particularly
not be sufficient to avoid a lane departure.
suited to fast roads (speed higher than
65 km/h / 40 mph).
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If the trajectory of the vehicle suggests a
no lane markings detected or
CHARGING
certain level of drowsiness or inattention
multiple lane markings due to
by the driver, the system triggers the first
roadworks
General information
level of alert. The driver is notified by a
close vehicles ahead
message and an audible signal is given.
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WARNING
winding roads or narrow roads
After three first level alerts, the system
triggers a new alert with a message,
Persons with a pacemaker should consult
a doctor for possible precautions.
accompanied by a more pronounced
audible signal.
Charging the vehicle's high voltage
In certain driving conditions (poor road
battery depends upon several factors:
surface or strong winds), the system may
give alerts independent of the driver's
level of vigilance.
The driver drowsiness detection is
reinitialised when the ignition has been
switched off for a few minutes or the
speed remains below 65 km/h / 40 mph
for a few minutes.
● high voltage battery of the vehicle
System limitations
● internal onboard charger (OBC)
In the following situations, the system
● external charging device
may not operate properly or even not
● charging cable
operate at all:
The charging cable connects the vehicle
● poor visibility caused by inadequate
with an external charging device
lighting of the roadway, falling snow,
providing electric power. This may be a
heavy rain, dense fog etc.
domestic electrical outlet, a Green'Up
● dazzle caused by headlights of
socket, a wall box or a public charging
oncoming vehicles, low sun,
station.
reflections on damp roads, leaving a
The high voltage battery is charged with
tunnel, alternating shade and light
direct current (DC) only. When charging
etc.
the vehicle alternating current (AC) has to
● windscreen area in front of the
be converted into DC. This is done by the
camera covered by dirt, snow,
stickers etc.
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vehicle's onboard charger. The onboard
The determination of electric power
Charging at domestic electrical
charger is available with 7.4 kW (single-
consumption is regulated by directive R
outlets
phase) and 11 kW (3-phase)
(EC) No. 715/2007 and No. 2017/1151
Connect the charging cable to the
(in the latest applicable version).
If the vehicle is charged at a public DC
vehicle's charging port and to the
charging station, no DC conversion is
domestic electrical outlet.
required. The high voltage battery can be
Charging types
Charging time may take approx. 30
directly charged with DC provided by the
There are different types of charging the
hours with a charging power of 1.8 kW.
DC charging station.
vehicle. Charging times refer to charging
The speed of charging the vehicle's high
an empty battery until it is completely
Charging cable
voltage battery depends upon the
charged.
weakest element of the charging chain.
Depending on the charging type,
To achieve the maximum charging
Charging at wall boxes / AC charging
different charging cables are used.
speed, charging cable and charging
stations
device have to be attuned to each other.
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WARNING
A wall box / AC charging station may or
Note
may not provide a charging cable which
Improper use of portable charging cables
Make sure that the charging cable used fits
has to be connected to the vehicle's
may cause a fire, electrical shock, or
to the vehicle's onboard charger.
charging port.
burns, and may result in damage to
Charging types 3 207.
Charging time may take approx. 5 hours
property, serious injury, or death.
Charging cable 3 212.
with a charging power of 11 kW with
Do not use extension cables,
16 A or 7.5 hours with a charging power
multi-outlet power strips, splitters,
Electric power consumption and
of 7.4 kW with 32 A.
grounding adaptors, surge
range
protectors, or similar devices.
Charging at DC charging stations
The electric power consumption
Do not use an electrical socket that
DC charging stations provide the fastest
(combined) is within a range of 22.5 to
is worn or damaged, or one that
charging. Connect the charging cable to
19.8 kWh/100 km, CO2 emission 0 g/km.
will not hold the plug firmly in place.
the vehicle's charging port.
The range is up to 280 km / 174 miles for
Do not immerse the charging
Up to approx. 80% of battery capacity
the passenger and 275 km / 170 miles
cable into any liquid.
may be charged in approx. 30 minutes at
for the cargo version.
Do not use an electrical socket that
a charging power of 100 kW.
For the values specific to your vehicle,
is not properly grounded.
refer to the EEC Certificate of Conformity
Do not use an electrical socket that
provided with your vehicle or other
is on a circuit with other electrical
national registration documents.
loads.
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Basic domestic cable (mode 2) /
(mode 2) are used at Green'Up sockets
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WARNING
enhanced domestic cable (mode 2)
which have to be installed by a certified
electrician at the customer's site.
Read all the safety warnings and
instructions before using this product.
Charging cable status indicators
Failure to follow the warnings and the
After plugging in the charging cable, it will
instructions may result in electric shock,
perform a quick self test and all status
fire, and / or serious injury.
indicators illuminate for a moment. For
Never leave children unattended near the
the functions of the status indicators,
vehicle while the vehicle is charging and
refer to the manual of the charging cable
never allow children to play with the
charging cable.
manufacturer.
If the plug provided does not fit the
Important information about
electrical outlet, do not modify the plug.
portable electric vehicle charging
Arrange for a qualified electrician to
inspect the electrical outlet.
Charging an electric vehicle can
Do not put fingers into the electric vehicle
1. Vehicle plug
stress a building's electrical system
connector.
more than a typical household
2. Status indicators
appliance.
3. Wall plug
Before you plug in to any electrical
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DANGER
Basic domestic cables (mode 2) are used
outlet, have a qualified electrician
for charging at domestic electrical
There is a risk of electric shock that may
inspect and verify the electrical
outlets. A basic domestic cable (mode 2)
cause personal injury or death.
system (electrical outlet, wiring,
consists of a vehicle plug, a control box
Do not use the charging cable if any part
junctions and protection devices) for
and a plug for the domestic electrical
of the charging cable is damaged.
heavy-duty service at a 10 A
outlet. The control box has an intergrated
continuous load.
Do not open or remove the charging cable
charge controller and several LEDs
cover.
Electrical outlets may wear out with
indicating the charging status.
Service by qualified personnel only.
normal usage or be damaged over
Enhanced domestic cables (mode 2) are
Connect the charging cable to a properly
time, making them unsuitable for
grounded outlet with cables that are not
similar to basic domestic cables (mode
electric vehicle charging.
damaged.
2). However, the charging performance
Check the electrical outlet / plug
of enhanced domestic cables (mode 2
while charging and discontinue use
charging) is better than the charging
if the electrical outlet / plug is hot,
performance of basic domestic cables
then have the electrical outlet
(mode 2). Enhanced domestic cables
serviced by a qualified electrician.
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● When outdoors, plug into an
Mode 4 charging cable
electrical outlet that is weather-proof
Note
while in use.
Only use DC charging cables shorter than 30
● Mount the charging cable to reduce
metres.
strain on the electrical outlet / plug.
Mode 4 charging cables are used for DC
Mode 3 charging cable
charging. Since mode 4 charging cables
are integrated within DC charging
FF plug or outlet used for DC charging
stations, they only provide a vehicle plug.
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WARNING
Charging
Avoid any entry of fluids into the charging
port of the vehicle, the vehicle plug of the
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WARNING
charging cable and the domestic electrical
outlet.
Persons with a pacemaker or similar
devices should consult a doctor for
When charging at a public AC charging
possible precautions.
station / public DC charging station,
If in doubt, during charging do not remain
follow the instructions for the use of the
inside or near the vehicle, near the
respective charging station. Public AC
charging cable or the charging unit.
charging stations may not provide an
1. Vehicle plug
integrated charging cable. In this case, a
In order to ensure the compatibility of
2. Plug for wall box / AC charging
portable mode 3 charging cable is
plug and outlet, different labels are used.
station
required.
The labels are located on the inside of the
Mode 3 charging cables are used for
vehicle's charging port flap. Make sure to
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WARNING
charging at wall boxes and AC charging
connect only a cable of the same type.
stations. A mode 3 charging cable
Do not work in the engine compartment.
provides a vehicle plug and a plug for the
Some areas remain very hot, even an hour
wall box / AC charging station. Wall
after charging and the fan may start at any
boxes / AC charging stations may
time.
provide an integrated mode 3 charging
cable. For more information on the mode
3 charging cable, refer to the manual of
the charging cable manufacturer.
Type 2 plug or outlet used for AC
charging
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2. Push the charging port flap to release
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it.
3. If necessary, take the charging cable
When charging at a domestic electrical
outlet, only use an outlet which is properly
out of the load compartment.
grounded and protected by a 30 mA
4. If necessary, plug in the plug of the
differential switch.
charging cable into the
Only use a domestic electrical outlet
corresponding port of the external
protected by a circuit breaker adapted to
power source.
the amperage of the electrical circuit.
Charging cable 3 212.
Have a qualified electrician check the
electrical installation to be used. The
installation has to be in compliance with
national standards and compatible with
The start of charging is indicated by
the vehicle.
the green flashing of the status
When using a dedicated domestic
indicator at the charging port and at
electrical outlet, have it installed by a
the control box of the charging cable
qualified electrician.
if available.
Make sure that the electrical outlet, the
plug and the cable do not support the
weight of the control box.
1. Shift into P and switch off the vehicle.
5. Plug in the vehicle plug of the
charging cable into the charging port
of the vehicle.
Charging status 3 212.
Once charging, the vehicle plug will be
locked to the charging port and cannot
be disconnected while charging is active.
- indicator illuminates.
Charging types 3 207.
210
Cancelling the charging process
Programmable charging is only possible
when charging at a domestic electrical
Note
outlet / Green'Up socket or a wall box.
At public charging stations, the cancelling
and subsequent resuming of the charging
Note
process may cause additional costs.
On vehicles without integrated navigation
Once the charging process has started, only
system, programmable charging can only be
the driver's door can be unlocked without
used via the app.
cancelling the charging process. Therefore,
activate the driver's door only function in the
vehicle personalisation.
Press < on the remote control to cancel
the charging process at any time.
2. Disconnect the vehicle plug of the
Press < twice to cancel the charging
charging cable from the charging port
process at any time if the function driver's
within 30 seconds after unlocking.
door only is activated in the vehicle
personalisation.
3. Close the charging port flap by
pressing firmly in the centre to latch
Central locking system 3 9.
properly.
Vehicle personalisation 3 89.
4. Disconnect the charging cable from
Stop charging
the external power source.
1. Press m.
5. If necessary, store the charging cable
2. Select Charge.
The high voltage battery is fully charged
in the load compartment.
if the status indicator on the charging port
permanently illuminates green.
While the charging cable is plugged into
the vehicle, the vehicle cannot be driven.
1. Unlock the vehicle before removing
the vehicle plug from the charging
port.
Programmable charging
If the vehicle is already unlocked, lock
By default, charging starts as soon as the
the vehicle and unlock it again.
charging cable is connected to the
charging port of the vehicle. It is also
possible to schedule the charging by
using the Info Display or the app.
3. Press /.
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4. Define the number of hours and
Charging status
Programmable charging 3 211.
minutes after which the loading
process starts.
5. Press OK.
6. Plug in the vehicle.
If the vehicle is plugged in and the ignition
is switched off, the charging status
indicator indicates the following:
● Illuminates white: welcome lighting
7. Within one minute, press b to
when charging port flap is opened
activate programmable charging.
● Illuminates green: charging
8. Depending on version, lock the
complete
vehicle.
● Flashes green: charging in process
The status indicator illuminates blue
● Illuminates red: charging fault
indicating that programmable charging is
active.
● Illuminates blue: programmable
charging active
Charging 3 209.
A charging fault has occured if the vehicle
Charging status 3 212.
is plugged in and the charging status
indicator is off.
Further charging status indicators are
located on the control box of the basic
domestic cable (mode 2) / enhanced
domestic cable (mode 2).
Charging cable 3 207.
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FUEL
The engine specific requirements
Diesel fuel that meets standard
regarding octane rating are given in the
EN16734 mixed with a biofuel that meets
Fuel for petrol engines
engine data overview 3 271. A country-
standard EN14214 (possibly containing
specific label at the fuel filler flap can
up to 10% Fatty Acid Methyl Ester)
The petrol engines are compatible with
supersede the requirement. In certain
bio-fuels that conform to current and
countries, the use of a particular fuel, e.g.
future European standards and and can
a specific octane rating, may be required
be obtained from filling stations:
to ensure proper engine operation.
Fuel for diesel engines
The diesel engines are compatible with
Paraffinic diesel fuel that meets standard
bio-fuels that conform to current and
EN15940 mixed with a biofuel that meets
future European standards and and can
standard EN14214 (possibly containing
be obtained from filling stations:
up to 7% Fatty Acid Methyl Ester).
Petrol that meets the EN228 standard,
mixed with a biofuel meeting the
EN15376 standard.
Use fuel with the recommended octane
rating. A lower octane rating can reduce
engine power and torque and slightly
increases fuel consumption.
Diesel fuel that meets standard EN590
The use of B20 or B30 fuel meeting
CAUTION
mixed with a biofuel that meets standard
standard EN16709 is possible in your
EN14214 (possibly containing up to 7 %
diesel engines. However, this use, even
Do not use fuel or fuel additives that
Fatty Acid Methyl Ester)
occasional, requires strict application of
contain metallic compounds such as
manganese-based additives. This may
the special servicing conditions referred
cause engine damage.
to as "Arduous conditions".
For more information, contact a dealer or
a qualified workshop.
CAUTION
Use of fuel with a lower octane rating than
the lowest possible rating could lead to
uncontrolled combustion and engine
damage.
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Follow the operating and safety
CAUTION
instructions of the filling station when
refuelling.
The use of any other type of (bio) fuel
(vegetable or animal oils, pure or diluted,
domestic fuel etc.) is strictly prohibited (risk
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DANGER
of damage to the engine and fuel system).
Fuel is flammable and explosive. No
Note
smoking. No naked flames or sparks.
The only diesel additives authorised for use
If you can smell fuel in your vehicle, have
are those that meet the B715000 standard.
the cause of this remedied immediately by
Low temperature operation
a workshop.
At temperatures below 0 °C, some diesel
A label with symbols at the fuel filler flap
If the vehicle is equipped with an
products with biodiesel blends may clog,
is indicating the allowed fuel types. In
electronic key system, the fuel filler flap
freeze or gel, which may affect the fuel
Europe the pump nozzles of the filling
can only be opened if the vehicle is
supply system. Starting and engine
stations are marked with these symbols.
unlocked. Depending on the version,
operation may not work properly. Make
Refuel only the allowed fuel type.
release the fuel filler flap by pushing the
sure to fill winter grade diesel fuel at
flap or pulling at the right bottom corner.
ambient temperatures below 0 °C.
CAUTION
Arctic grade diesel fuel can be used at
Petrol and diesel refuelling
extremely low temperatures below
In case of misfuelling, do not switch on
Depending on the version, place the key
-20 °C. Using this fuel grade in warm or
ignition.
in the lock and unlock the cap.
hot climates is not recommended and
may cause engine stalling, poor starting
Fuel filler flap is located at left rear side of
To open, turn the cap slowly
or damage on the fuel injection system.
vehicle.
anticlockwise.
Refuelling
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DANGER
Before refuelling, switch off ignition and
any external heaters with combustion
chambers.
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Fuel consumption - CO2-Emissions
TRAILER HITCH
The fuel consumption (combined) is
General information
within a range of 5.9 to 4.3 l/100 km / 47
Only use towing equipment that has
to 65 mpg.
been approved for your vehicle.
The CO2 emission is within a range of 137
Entrust retrofitting of towing equipment
to 106 g/km.
to a workshop. It may be necessary to
General information
make changes that affect the cooling
system, heat shields or other equipment.
For the values specific to your vehicle,
The bulb outage detection function for
refer to the EEC Certificate of Conformity
trailer brake light cannot detect a partial
provided with your vehicle or other
bulb outage e.g. in case of four bulbs with
national registration documents.
The fuel filler cap can be attached to the
a power of 5 W each, the function only
hook on the fuel filler flap.
The determination of fuel consumption is
detects lamp outage when only a single
regulated by directive R (EC) No.
Place the nozzle in straight position to the
5 W lamp remains or none remain.
715/2007 and No. 2017/1151 (in the
filler neck and press with slight force to
Fitting of towing equipment could cover
latest applicable version).
insert.
the opening of the towing eye. If this is
The specification of CO2 emission is also
To refuel, switch on pump nozzle.
the case use the coupling ball bar for
a constituent of the directive.
towing. Always keep the coupling ball bar
After the automatic cut-off, the tank can
The figures given must not be taken as a
in the vehicle to have it on hand if needed.
be topped up by operating the pump
guarantee for the actual fuel
nozzle a maximum of two more times.
consumption of a particular vehicle.
Driving characteristics and towing
Furthermore, fuel consumption is
tips
CAUTION
dependent on personal driving style as
Before attaching a trailer, lubricate the
Wipe off any overflowing fuel immediately.
well as road and traffic conditions.
coupling ball. However, do not do so if a
All values are based on the EU base
stabiliser, which acts on the coupling ball,
To close, turn the fuel filler cap clockwise
model with standard equipment.
is being used to reduce snaking
until it clicks.
The calculation of fuel consumption
movements.
Close the flap and allow it to engage.
takes into account the vehicle's kerb
During trailer towing do not exceed a
weight, ascertained in accordance with
speed of 80 km/h / 50 mph. A maximum
Fuel filler cap
the regulations. Optional equipment may
speed of 100 km/h / 60 mph is only
Only use genuine fuel filler caps.
result in slightly higher fuel consumption
appropriate if an oscillation damper is
and CO2 emission levels and a lower
Diesel-engined vehicles have special fuel
maximum speed.
filler caps.
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used and the permissible gross trailer
train weight also decreases by 10% for
Towing equipment
weight does not exceed the vehicle’s
every 1000 metres of altitude. The gross
Depending on version the vehicle can be
curb weight.
train weight does not have to be reduced
fitted with a detachable or a fixed
when driving on roads with slight inclines
For trailers with low driving stability and
coupling ball bar.
(less than 8%, e.g. motorways).
caravan trailers, the use of an oscillation
damper is strongly recommended.
The permissible gross train weight must
Type A
not be exceeded. This weight is specified
If the trailer starts snaking, drive more
on the identification plate 3 267.
CAUTION
slowly, do not attempt to correct the
steering and brake sharply if necessary.
Vertical coupling load
When operating without a trailer, remove
When driving downhill, drive in the same
the coupling ball bar.
The vertical coupling load is the load
gear as if driving uphill and drive at a
exerted by the trailer on the coupling ball.
similar speed.
Fitting the coupling ball bar
It can be varied by changing the weight
Adjust tyre pressure to the value
distribution when loading the trailer.
specified for full load 3 272.
The maximum permissible vertical
coupling load is specified on the towing
Trailer towing
equipment identification plate and in the
vehicle documents.
Trailer loads
Always aim for the maximum vertical
The permissible trailer loads are vehicle
coupling load, especially in the case of
and engine-dependent maximum values
heavy trailers. The vertical coupling load
which must not be exceeded. The actual
should never fall below 25 kg.
trailer load is the difference between the
actual gross weight of the trailer and the
Rear axle load
actual coupling socket load with the
When the trailer is coupled and the
trailer coupled.
1. Place the key in the lock and unlock
towing vehicle fully loaded, the
the coupling ball bar. Move the lever
The permissible trailer loads are specified
permissible rear axle load (see
to the rear position.
in the vehicle documents. In general, they
identification plate or vehicle documents)
are valid for inclines up to 12%.
may be exceeded by 60 kg, the gross
The permissible trailer load applies up to
vehicle weight rating must not be
the specified incline and at sea level.
exceeded. If the permissible rear axle
Since engine power decreases as
load is exceeded, a maximum speed of
altitude increases due to the air
100 km/h / 60 mph applies.
becoming thinner, therefore reducing
climbing ability, the permissible gross
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4. Lock the coupling ball bar by turning
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the key. Remove the key and close
the protective flap.
Towing a trailer is permitted only when a
5. Attach the trailer.
coupling ball bar is fitted correctly. If the
6. Fold the socket forward.
coupling ball bar does not engage
correctly, seek the assistance of a
workshop.
Dismounting coupling ball bar
1. Disconnect the trailer plug.
2. Unfasten the breakaway stopping
cable.
2. Clean the contact points with a soft
3. Remove the trailer.
clean cloth.
4. Open the protective flap and unlock
the coupling ball bar with the key.
7. Connect the trailer plug to the socket.
3. Insert the coupling ball bar in the
opening and push firmly up to the
5. Move the lever of the coupling ball bar
stop.
to the rear position. Remove the
Secure the coupling ball bar correctly
coupling ball bar by pulling it.
by moving the lever to the locked
8. Attach the breakaway stopping cable
position, shown in the picture.
to the eye on the carrier.
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Type C
6. Move the lever of the coupling ball bar
4. Connect the trailer plug to the socket
to the front position.
and attach the breakaway stopping
1. Remove the safety splint.
cable to the eye on the carrier.
Type B
Trailer stability assist
If the system detects snaking
movements, engine power is reduced
and the vehicle / trailer combination is
selectively braked until the snaking
ceases. While system is working keep
steering wheel as still as possible.
Trailer stability assist is a function of the
Electronic Stability Control 3 175.
2. Pull the lever and open the towing
ring.
1. Connect the trailer plug to the socket
and fasten the breakaway stopping
3. Attach the trailer, close the towing
cable to the eye on the carrier.
ring and fix the splint.
2. Attach the trailer.
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VEHICLE CARE
GENERAL INFORMATION
Wheels and tyres
235
Winter tyres
235
Accessories and vehicle
Tyre designations
235
modifications
Tyre pressure
235
General Information
219
Tyre deflation detection system
236
We recommend the use of genuine parts
Accessories and vehicle
Tread depth
237
and accessories and factory approved
modifications
219
Changing tyre and wheel size
237
parts specific for your vehicle type. We
Vehicle storage
220
Wheel covers
237
cannot assess or guarantee reliability of
End-of-life vehicle recovery
221
Tyre chains
238
other products - even if they have a
Vehicle checks
222
Tyre repair kit
238
regulatory or otherwise granted
Performing work
222
Wheel changing
240
approval.
Bonnet
222
Spare wheel
242
Any modification, conversion or other
Engine oil
223
Jump starting
244
changes made to standard vehicle
Engine coolant
224
Towing
246
specifications (including, without
Washer fluid
224
Towing the vehicle
246
limitation, software modifications,
Brakes
224
Towing another vehicle
247
modifications of the electronic control
Brake fluid
224
units) may invalidate the offered
Vehicle battery
225
Appearance care
247
warranty. Furthermore, such changes
High voltage battery
226
Exterior care
247
may affect driver assistance systems,
Diesel fuel system bleeding
227
Interior care
249
may impact fuel consumption, CO2
Wiper blade replacement
227
Floor mats
249
emissions and other emissions of the
Bulb replacement
228
vehicle and cause the vehicle to no longer
Halogen headlights
228
conform to the operating permit,
LED headlights
229
impacting the validity of your vehicle
Front fog lights
229
registration.
Front turn lights
230
Tail lights
231
CAUTION
Side turn lights
232
Number plate light
233
Access to the diagnostic socket
Interior lights
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associated with the on-board electronics
is reserved for qualified technicians and
Electrical system
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approved tools.
Fuses
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Vehicle tools
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Tools
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Vehicle storage
6. Lift the plastic cover of the vehicle
CAUTION
battery's positive terminal in the
Storage for a long period of time
engine compartment.
When transporting the vehicle on a train or
on a recovery vehicle, the mud flaps might
If the vehicle is to be stored for several
7. Raise the lever fully and remove
be damaged.
months:
clamp from the terminal.
● Wash the vehicle.
Storage for a long period of time
Cold protection covers
● Have the wax in the engine
(electric vehicle)
In order to prevent the accumulation of
compartment and underbody
If the vehicle is to be stored for several
snow at the radiator cooling fan, it is
checked.
months:
recommended to install removable
● Clean and preserve the rubber seals.
protection covers.
Wash and wax the vehicle.
● Fill up fuel tank completely.
The protection covers must be
Have the wax in the engine
professionally installed, consult a
● Change the engine oil.
compartment and underbody
workshop.
● Drain the washer fluid reservoir.
checked.
● Check the coolant antifreeze and
Clean and preserve the rubber seals.
CAUTION
corrosion protection.
Drain the washer fluid reservoir.
The cold protection covers must be
● Adjust tyre pressure to the value
Check the coolant antifreeze and
removed when one of the following
specified for full load.
corrosion protection.
conditions occurs:
1. Park the vehicle in a dry, well
Adjust tyre pressure to the value
The ambient temperature is above
ventilated place. Engage first or
specified for full load.
10 °C.
reverse gear or set selector lever to
Park the vehicle in a dry, well
P. Prevent the vehicle from rolling.
The vehicle is towing a trailer.
ventilated place. Engage first or
2. Do not apply the parking brake.
reverse gear or set selector lever to
The vehicle is driven at speeds
above 120 km/h / 75 mph.
3. Switch off ignition and all electrical
P. Prevent the vehicle from rolling.
consumers.
Do not apply the parking brake.
4. Wait four minutes.
Open the bonnet, close all doors and
5. Open the bonnet, close all doors and
lock the vehicle.
lock the vehicle.
Up to four weeks
Plug in the charging cable.
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Four weeks to twelve months
● Check tyre pressure.
instructions on its disposal. Improper
Discharge the high voltage battery
disposal carries the risk of severe burns,
● Fill up the washer fluid reservoir.
until 30 percent remain on the
electric shock, and damage to the
● Check the engine oil level.
battery range indicator (battery
environment.
symbol) on the instrument cluster.
● Check the coolant level.
Recommendations 3 226.
Do not plug in the charging cable.
● Fit the number plate if necessary.
Always store the vehicle in a place
Putting back into operation (electric
with temperatures between −10 °C
vehicle)
and 30 °C.
When the vehicle is to be put back into
Vehicle storage at extreme
operation:
temperatures may cause damage to
the high voltage battery.
● Connect the clamp to the negative
terminal of the vehicle battery.
Remove the black negative (−) cable
Initialise the power windows 3 22.
from the 12 V vehicle battery and
attach a trickle charger to the vehicle
● Check tyre pressure.
battery terminals or keep the 12 V
● Fill up the washer fluid reservoir.
vehicle battery cables connected
● Check the coolant level.
and trickle charge from the positive
(+) and negative (−) terminals in the
● Fit the number plate if necessary.
engine compartment.
End-of-life vehicle recovery
Every three months, check the
battery's state of charge. If the state
Information on end-of-life vehicle
of charge is below 30 percent,
recovery centres and the recycling of
recharge the battery to 30 percent.
end-of-life vehicles is available on our
website, where legally required. Only
Putting back into operation
entrust this work to an authorised
When the vehicle is to be put back into
recycling centre.
operation:
High voltage battery
1. Connect the clamp to the positive
terminal of the vehicle battery in the
The high voltage battery is designed for
engine compartment.
the life of the vehicle if the
recommendations are followed. If it
2. Initialise the power windows 3 22.
becomes necessary to replace the high
voltage battery, contact a workshop for
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VEHICLE CHECKS
Electric vehicle
Bonnet
Performing work
Opening
Open the left front door.
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DANGER
Never try to perform maintenance work on
high voltage components yourself. You
may be injured and the vehicle may be
damaged. Service and repair of these high
voltage components should only be
performed by a trained service technician
with proper knowledge and tools.
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WARNING
Exposure to high voltage may cause
Pull the release lever and return it to its
shock, burns, and even death. The high
Only perform engine compartment checks
voltage components in the vehicle can
original position.
when the ignition is off.
only be serviced by technicians with
The cooling fan may start operating even if
special training.
the ignition is off.
High voltage components are identified by
labels. Do not remove, open, take apart, or
modify these components. High voltage
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DANGER
cable or wiring has orange covering. Do
not probe, tamper with, cut, or modify high
The ignition system uses extremely high
voltage cable or wiring.
voltage. Do not touch.
CAUTION
Even small amounts of contamination to
the liquids can cause damage to vehicle
systems. Do not allow contaminants to
Push the safety catch upwards and open
contact the fluids, reservoir caps, or
the bonnet.
dipsticks.
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The maximum engine oil consumption is
Different dipsticks are used depending
0.6 l per 1000 km / 600 miles.
on engine variant.
Check with the vehicle on a level surface.
The engine must be at operating
temperature and switched off for at least
5 min.
Secure the bonnet support.
Closing
When the engine oil level has dropped to
Before closing the bonnet, press the
the MIN mark, top up the engine oil.
support into the holder.
We recommend the use of the same
Lower the bonnet and let it fall into the
grade of engine oil that was used at last
latch from a low height (20-25 cm).
Pull out the dipstick, wipe it clean,
change.
Check that the bonnet is engaged.
reinsert it fully, pull out and read the
The engine oil level must not exceed the
engine oil level.
MAX mark on the dipstick.
CAUTION
CAUTION
Do not press the bonnet into the latch to
avoid dents.
Overfilled engine oil must be drained or
suctioned out. If the engine oil exceeds the
Engine oil
maximum level, do not start the vehicle
Check the engine oil level manually on a
and contact a workshop.
regular basis to prevent damage to the
engine. Ensure that the correct
Capacities 3 269.
specification of engine oil is used.
Fit the cap on straight and tighten it.
Recommended fluids and lubricants
3 266.
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Engine coolant
9
WARNING
CAUTION
The factory filled coolant provides freeze
protection down to approx. -37 °C.
Allow the engine to cool before opening
Only washer fluid with a sufficient
the cap. Carefully open the cap, relieving
antifreeze concentration provides
CAUTION
the pressure slowly.
protection at low temperatures or a
sudden drop in temperature.
Only use approved antifreeze.
To top up, use a 1:1 mixture of released
coolant concentrate mixed with clean tap
Washer fluid 3 266.
Coolant and antifreeze 3 266.
water. If no coolant concentrate is
available, use clean tap water. Install the
Brakes
Coolant level
cap tightly. Have the coolant
In the event of minimum thickness of the
concentration checked and have the
brake lining, a squealing noise sounds
CAUTION
cause of the coolant loss remedied by a
during braking.
workshop.
Too low a coolant level can cause engine
Continued driving is possible but have
damage.
the brake lining replaced as soon as
Washer fluid
possible.
Once new brake linings are installed, do
not brake unnecessarily hard for the first
few journeys.
Brake fluid
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WARNING
Brake fluid is poisonous and corrosive.
Avoid contact with eyes, skin, fabrics and
painted surfaces.
If the cooling system is cold, the coolant
Fill with clean water mixed with a suitable
level should be above the MIN mark. Top
quantity of approved windscreen washer
up if the level is low.
fluid which contains antifreeze.
The washer fluid level has to be
underneath the MAX mark.
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Batteries do not belong in household
Charging the vehicle battery
waste. They must be disposed of at an
appropriate recycling collection point.
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WARNING
Laying up the vehicle for more than four
weeks can lead to battery discharge.
On vehicles with stop-start system, ensure
that the charging potential does not
Disconnect the clamp from the negative
exceed 14.6 V when using a battery
terminal of the vehicle battery.
charger. Otherwise the vehicle battery may
Ensure the ignition is switched off before
be damaged.
connecting or disconnecting the vehicle
battery.
Jump starting 3 244.
Battery discharge protection 3 97.
Discharge protection
The brake fluid level must be between the
Replacing the vehicle battery
Battery voltage
DANGER and MAX marks.
Note
When the vehicle battery voltage is
If fluid level is below DANGER, seek the
Any deviation from the instructions given in
running low, a warning message will
assistance of a workshop.
this section may lead to temporary
appear in the Driver Information Centre.
deactivation or disturbance of the stop-start
Brake and clutch fluid 3 266.
system.
When the vehicle is being driven, the load
reduction function temporarily
When the vehicle battery is being
Vehicle battery
deactivates certain functions, e.g. the
replaced, please ensure that there are no
heated rear window.
The vehicle battery is maintenance-free
open ventilation holes in the vicinity of the
provided that the driving profile allows
The deactivated functions are
positive terminal. If a ventilation hole is
sufficient charging of the battery. Short-
reactivated automatically as soon as
open in this area, it must be closed off
distance-driving and frequent engine
conditions permit.
with a dummy cap, and the ventilation in
starts can discharge the battery. Avoid
the vicinity of the negative terminal must
Idle boost
the use of unnecessary electrical
be opened.
consumers.
If charging of the vehicle battery is
Ensure that the battery is always
required due to battery condition, the
replaced by the same type of battery.
power output of the generator must be
The vehicle battery has to be replaced by
increased. This will be achieved by an idle
a workshop.
boost which may be audible.
Stop-start system 3 161.
A message appears in the Driver
Information Centre.
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Power outlet
Power saving mode
Heating functionalities
The power outlets are deactivated in the
This mode deactivates electrical
Note
event of low vehicle battery voltage.
consumers to avoid excessive
Individual heating functionalities, such as
discharging of the vehicle battery. These
heated seats or heated steering wheel, may
Warning label
be temporarily unavailable in the event of
consumers, such as the infotainment
electrical loading constraints. Functions will
system, windscreen wipers, low beam
be resumed after some minutes.
headlights, courtesy light, etc. can be
used for a total maximum time of about
High voltage battery
40 minutes after ignition is switched off.
To preserve the range and the durability
of the high voltage battery, the following
Changing into power saving mode
is recommended:
When power saving mode is activated, a
message appears in the Driver
Whenever possible do not charge
Information Centre indicating Power
the high voltage battery more than
saving mode.
80%.
An active telephone call using the hands-
Do not completely discharge the
free option will be maintained for around
high voltage battery.
10 minutes longer.
Do not store the vehicle for a long
Meaning of symbols:
period of non-use (more than twelve
No sparks, naked flames or
Deactivating power saving mode
hours) when the high voltage battery
smoking.
Power saving mode is deactivated
has a low or high charge level. Prefer
Always shield eyes. Explosive gases
automatically when the engine is
a charge level between 20 and 40%.
can cause blindness or injury.
restarted. Run the engine for a sufficient
Limit the use of fast charging.
charge:
Keep the vehicle battery out of reach
Do not expose the vehicle to
of children.
● for less than 10 minutes to use the
temperatures below -30 °C and
consumers for approx. 5 minutes
The vehicle battery contains
above 60 °C for more than 24 hours.
sulphuric acid which could cause
● for more than 10 minutes to use the
Avoid charging the vehicle at low
blindness or serious burn injuries.
consumers for up to approx.
temperatures (except if the vehicle
30 minutes
See the Owner's Manual for further
ran more than 20 minutes) or above
information.
30 °C.
Explosive gas may be present in the
Do not use the high voltage battery
vicinity of the vehicle battery.
as a generator of energy.
Do not use a generator to recharge
the high voltage battery.
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Vehicle storage 3 220.
Wiper blade replacement
Rear window
Leakage
Windscreen
Damage to the high voltage battery could
result in the leakage of toxic gases or
fluids either immediately or later. The
following is recommended:
Always inform the fire and
emergency services in the event of
an incident, that the vehicle is
equipped with a high voltage battery.
Never touch the liquids leaking from
the high voltage battery.
Do not inhale the gases emitted by
Lift the wiper arm. Disengage the wiper
the high voltage battery which are
blade as shown in the illustration and
toxic.
Switch off the ignition.
remove.
Move away from the vehicle in the
Within one minute after switching off the
Attach the wiper blade slightly angled to
event of incident or accident, the
ignition, operate the wiper lever to
the wiper arm and push until it engages.
gases emitted being flammable and
positon the wiper blades vertically on the
Lower the wiper arm carefully.
could cause a fire.
windscreen.
Too low a coolant level must be
Lift the wiper arm until it stays in the
topped up and the cause of the
raised position, press button to
coolant loss remedied by a
disengage the wiper blade and remove.
workshop.
Attach the wiper blade to the wiper arm
and push until it engages.
Diesel fuel system bleeding
Lower the wiper arm carefully.
If the tank has been run dry, the diesel
fuel system must be bled. Switch on the
ignition three times for 15 seconds at a
time. Then crank the engine for a
maximum of 40 seconds. Repeat this
process after no less than five seconds.
If the engine fails to start, seek the
assistance of a workshop.
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BULB REPLACEMENT
High beam (2) inner bulb
Low beam (1)
Before replacing a bulb, ensure that all
exterior and interior lights and the ignition
are switched off. All doors have to be
closed.
Only hold a new bulb at the base. Do not
touch the bulb glass with bare hands.
Use only the same bulb type for
replacement.
Replace headlight bulbs from within the
engine compartment.
3. Detach the bulb from the bulb socket
and replace the bulb.
Bulb check
4. Insert the bulb socket into the
After a bulb replacement switch on the
1. Remove the protective cover by
reflector housing.
ignition, operate and check the lights.
pulling.
5. Fit the protective cover on.
Halogen headlights
High beam (2)
Halogen headlights with separate bulbs
for low beam and high beam.
2. Withdraw the bulb socket from the
reflector housing.
1. Remove the protective cover by
pulling.
Low beam (1) outer bulb
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4. Insert the bulb socket into the
2. Remove the bulb from the bulb
reflector housing.
socket by pulling.
5. Fit the protective cover on.
3. Replace and insert the new bulb into
the bulb socket.
Sidelight / daytime running light with
4. Insert the bulb socket into the light
bulbs
assembly and turn clockwise.
Sidelight / daytime running light with
LEDs
In case of defective LEDs, have them
replaced by a workshop.
2. Disengage the spring clip from the
LED headlights
retainer by moving it to the righthand
side. Swivel the spring clip
Daytime running lights are designed as
downwards.
LEDs and can not be changed.
Withdraw the bulb socket from the
Have lights repaired by a workshop in
reflector housing.
case of failure.
1. Rotate the bulb socket anticlockwise
to disengage and withdraw from the
Front fog lights
reflector.
3. Detach the bulb from the bulb socket
and replace the bulb.
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1. Wrap a cloth around the tip of a flat
3. Turn the bulb socket anticlockwise
Front turn lights
screwdriver to prevent paint damage.
and remove it from the light
Insert the screwdriver in the recess at
assembly.
the edge of the cover. Release the
cover by levering it out carefully.
1. Rotate the bulb socket anticlockwise
to disengage and withdraw from the
4. Disengage the plug connector by
reflector.
pulling the retaining lug.
2. Unscrew and remove the two screws
5. Remove and replace the bulb unit
and remove the light assembly to the
and attach the plug connector. Note
front.
that the bulb and the socket are one
unit and have to be changed
together.
6. Insert the bulb socket into the light
assembly by turning clockwise and
engage.
7. Mount the light assembly by
tightening the two screws.
8. Attach and engage the cover.
2. Slightly press down the bulb, turn it
anticlockwise and remove it from the
socket.
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3. Replace and insert the new bulb into
socket by turning clockwise.
4. Insert the bulb socket into the
reflector and turn clockwise.
Tail lights
Light assembly in the body
Vehicle with tailgate
2. Carefully withdraw the tail light
5. Push the bulb slightly down, turn it
assembly from recess and remove.
and remove it from the bulb carrier.
Take care that the cable duct remains
Replace the bulb:
in position.
Rear fog light (1)
3. Detach the cable from the retainer.
Reversing light (2)
Turn light / hazard warning flasher (3)
Tail light / brake light (4)
6. Attach the bulb carrier to the light
assembly.
1. Unscrew and remove the two
7. Attach the cable to the retainer.
screws.
8. Attach the light assembly to the
vehicle body and tighten both
screws.
4. Press the retaining lug backwards,
pull the bulb carrier and disengage
the remaining retaining lugs.
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Vehicle with rear doors
Rear fog light (4)
6. Attach the bulb carrier to the light
assembly.
7. Attach the cable to the retainer.
8. Attach the light assembly to the
vehicle body and tighten both
screws.
3rd-brake light
The 3rd-brake light is designed as LED
and can not be changed.
4. Disengage the retaining lugs to
Have lights repaired by a workshop in
1. Unscrew and remove the two
remove the bulb carrier.
case of failure.
screws.
Bulb check
Switch on the ignition, operate and check
all lights.
Side turn lights
To replace the bulb, remove the lamp
housing:
5. Push the bulb slightly down, turn it
2. Carefully withdraw the tail light
and remove it from the bulb carrier.
assembly from recess and remove.
Replace the bulb:
Take care that the cable duct remains
Tail light / brake light (1)
in position.
Turn light / hazard warning flasher (2)
3. Detach the cable from the retainer.
outer bulb
Reversing light (3) inner bulb
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1. Slide the lamp housing forward and
Number plate light
Interior lights
remove it at the back.
Have the following bulbs replaced by a
workshop:
● courtesy light, reading lights
● load compartment light
● instrument panel illumination
1. Insert a screwdriver in the recess of
2. Press the retaining lug upwards and
the cover and remove it.
remove the bulb socket from the plug
connector.
3. Replace the complete unit.
4. Insert left end of the lamp, slide to the
left and insert right end.
2. Pull the bulb from the bulb holder and
replace it.
3. Attach the cover.
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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
VEHICLE TOOLS
Fuses
Tools
Vehicles with spare wheel
CAUTION
Fuse replacement
All work may be performed only by a Fiat
Dealership or a qualified repair workshop.
The replacement of a fuse by a third party
may cause a serious car fault.
CAUTION
The jack is located in the stowage
compartment underneath the right front
Installation of electrical accessories
seat.
The car’s electrical circuitis are designed
Vehicles without spare wheel
to function with standard or optional
equipment. Before installing other
Open the cover of the footwell storage
electrical equipment or accessories in the
3 49.
vehicle, contact a Fiat dealership or a
qualified repair workshop.
Note
FCA shall not be held liable for expenses
resulting from car repair or anomalies
resulting from the installation of accessories
not provided or recommended by Fiat and
not installed according to specifications, in
particular when the combined consumption
of all additional equipment connected
exceeds 10 mA.
The towing eye and the tools are located
in the stowage compartment underneath
the right front seat.
The towing eye and the tools are located
Tyre repair kit 3 238.
in the stowage compartment underneath
the left front seat.
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WHEELS AND TYRES
98
: load index e.g. 98 is equivalent to
750 kg
V
: speed code letter
Tyre condition, wheel condition
Speed code letter:
Drive over edges slowly and at right
Q : up to 160 km/h
angles if possible. Driving over sharp
S : up to 180 km/h / 112 mph
edges can cause tyre and wheel
T
: up to 190 km/h / 118 mph
damage. Do not trap tyres on the kerb
H : up to 210 km/h / 130 mph
when parking.
V
: up to 240 km/h / 150 mph
Regularly check the wheels for damage.
W : up to 270 km/h / 168 mph
Seek the assistance of a workshop in the
event of damage or unusual wear.
Choose a tyre appropriate for the
maximum speed of your vehicle. Refer to
Tyre pressure 3 272.
the EEC Certificate of Conformity
Winter tyres
The tyre pressure information label on the
provided with your vehicle or other
left door frame indicates the original
Winter tyres improve driving safety at
national registration documents.
equipment tyres and the correspondent
temperatures below 7 °C and should
Optional equipment could reduce the
tyre pressures.
therefore be fitted on all wheels.
maximum speed of the vehicle.
The tyre pressure data refers to cold
In accordance with country-specific
Directional tyres
tyres. It applies to summer and winter
regulations, affix the speed sticker in the
tyres.
driver's field of view, if the tyre speed
Directional tyres should be mounted so
code is below the maximum speed of the
Always inflate the spare tyre to the
that they rotate in the correct direction.
vehicle.
pressure specified for full load.
The proper rotation direction is indicated
All tyre sizes are permitted as winter tyres
by a symbol (e.g. an arrow) on the
Incorrect tyre pressures will impair safety,
3 272.
sidewall.
vehicle handling, comfort and fuel
economy and will increase tyre wear.
Tyre designations
Tyre pressure
Tyre pressures differ depending on
various options. For the correct tyre
E.g. 225/55 R 18 98 V
Check the pressure of cold tyres at least
pressure value, follow the procedure
every 14 days and before any long
225 : tyre width, mm
below:
journey. Do not forget the spare wheel.
55
: cross-section ratio (tyre height to
This also applies to vehicles with tyre
1. Depending on the vehicle variant, i.e.
tyre width), %
pressure monitoring system.
cargo or passenger vehicle, identify
R
: belt type: Radial
the payload 3 272.
RF
: type: RunFlat
18
: wheel diameter, inches
2. Identify the respective tyre.
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The tyre pressure tables show all
The pressure increases by nearly
In case of a system malfunction a
possible tyre combinations 3 272.
10 kPa / 1.5 psi for a 10 °C temperature
message is displayed in the Driver
increase. This must be considered when
Information Centre. Set correct tyre
For the tyres approved for your vehicle,
warm tyres are checked.
pressure and reinitialise system. If the
refer to the EEC Certificate of Conformity
failure continues to be displayed, contact
provided with your vehicle or other
national registration documents.
Tyre deflation detection system
a workshop. The system is inoperable
when ABS or ESC has a malfunction or
The driver is responsible for correct
The tyre deflation detection system
a temporary spare wheel is used. Once
adjustment of tyre pressure.
continually checks the rotation speed of
the road tyre has been refitted, check the
all four wheels and warns on low tyre
tyre pressure with cold tyres and initialise
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WARNING
pressure condition once vehicle is
the system.
driving. This is achieved by comparing
If the pressure is too low, this can result in
tyre rolling circumference with reference
System initialisation
considerable tyre warm-up and internal
values and further signals.
damage, leading to tread separation and
After tyre pressure correction or wheel
If a tyre loses pressure the control
even to tyre blow-out at high speeds.
change, the system must be initialised to
indicator w illuminates, a warning chime
learn new circumference reference
is given and a warning message is
values:
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WARNING
displayed in the Driver Information
1. Always ensure that all four tyres have
Centre.
correct tyre pressure 3 272.
For specific tyres the recommended tyre
In this case reduce speed, avoid sharp
pressure as shown in the tyre pressure
2. Apply parking brake.
cornering and strong braking. Stop at
table may exceed the maximum tyre
pressure as indicated on the tyre. Never
next safe opportunity and check tyre
exceed the maximum tyre pressure as
pressure.
indicated on the tyre.
Control indicator w 3 79.
After adjusting tyre pressure initialise
Temperature dependency
system to extinguish the control indicator
The tyre pressure depends on the
and restart system.
temperature of the tyre. During driving,
tyre temperature and pressure increase.
CAUTION
Tyre pressure values provided on the tyre
pressure information label and tyre
Deflation detection system warns just
pressure chart are valid for cold tyres,
about low tyre pressure condition and
which means at 20 °C.
does not replace regular tyre maintenance
by the driver.
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3. Initialise the deflation detection
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WARNING
system: If the vehicle has a graphic
info display, press F for three
The use of unsuitable tyres or wheels may
seconds. If the vehicle has a colour
lead to accidents and will invalidate the
info display, the initialisation is done
vehicle operating permit.
in the vehicle personalisation 3 89.
4. Reset is confirmed by pop-up
Wheel covers
indication.
Wheel covers and tyres that are factory
After initialisation system automatically
approved for the respective vehicle and
calibrates to new tyre pressures during
comply with all of the relevant wheel and
driving. After longer drive the system will
tyre combination requirements must be
adopt and monitor new pressures.
used.
The legally permissible minimum tread
Always check tyre pressure with cold
If the wheel covers and tyres used are not
depth (1.6 mm) has been reached when
tyres.
factory approved, the tyres must not
the tread has worn down as far as one of
System has to be reinitialised when:
have a rim protection ridge.
the tread wear indicators (TWI). Their
● Tyre pressure has been changed
position is indicated by markings on the
Wheel covers must not impair brake
sidewall.
cooling.
● Load condition has been changed
● Wheels have been swapped or
If there is more wear at the front than the
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WARNING
exchanged
rear, swap round front wheels and rear
wheels periodically. Ensure that the
The system will not warn instantaneously
Use of unsuitable tyres or wheel covers
direction of rotation of the wheels
on a tyre blow out or a rapid deflation.
could lead to sudden pressure loss and
remains the same.
This is due to required calculation time.
thereby accidents.
Tyres age, even if they are not used. We
recommend tyre replacement every
Vehicles with steel wheels: When using
Tread depth
six years.
locking wheel nuts, do not attach wheel
Check tread depth at regular intervals.
covers.
For safety reasons, it is recommended
Changing tyre and wheel size
that the tread depth of the tyres on one
If tyres of a different size than those fitted
axle should not vary by more than
at the factory are used, it may be
2 mm.
necessary to reprogramme systems and
make other vehicle modifications.
Have the label with tyre pressures
replaced.
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Tyre chains
Do not remove foreign bodies from the
tyres.
Tyre damage exceeding 4 mm or that is
at tyre's sidewall cannot be repaired with
the tyre repair kit.
Depending on version, there are two
different tyre repair kits (Type A and Type
B).
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WARNING
Do not drive faster than 80 km/h /
50 mph.
Type B
Do not use for a lengthy period.
The tyre repair kit is in the storage
Tyre chains are only permitted on the
Steering and handling may be affected.
compartment underneath the front seat.
front wheels.
1. Remove the sealant bottle and the
Always use fine mesh chains that add no
In the case of a flat tyre:
compressor.
more than 9 mm to the tyre tread and the
Apply the parking brake and engage first
inboard sides (including chain lock).
2. Pull speed limit label from sealant
gear, reverse gear or P.
bottle and place it in driver's visible
area.
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Damage may lead to tyre blowout.
Tyre chains are permitted on all tyres
sizes allowed for the vehicle.
Temporary spare wheel
The use of tyre chains is not permitted on
the temporary spare wheel.
Tyre repair kit
Type A
Minor damage to the tyre tread can be
repaired with the tyre repair kit.
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3. Remove the electrical connection
9. Screw the filler hose to the tyre valve.
cable (1) and air hose (2) from the
10. The switch on the compressor must
stowage compartments on the
be set to J.
underside of the compressor.
11. Connect the compressor plug to the
12 V power outlet or cigarette lighter
socket.
To avoid discharging the vehicle
battery, we recommend running the
engine.
4. Type A: Open sealant bottle and lift
the lid.
Type B: Screw the compressor air
hose to the connection on the sealant
bottle.
6. Type B: Fit the sealant bottle into the
bracket on the compressor.
7. Set the compressor near the tyre in
such a way that the sealant bottle is
upright.
8. Unscrew valve cap from defective
tyre.
12. Set the rocker switch on the
compressor to I. The tyre is filled with
sealant.
5. Type A: First, insert sealant bottle into
13. The compressor pressure gauge
the compresor and align the triangle
briefly indicates up to
symbols. Then, push down sealant
600 kPa (6 bar) whilst the sealant
bottle and turn it to the lock position.
bottle is emptying (approx.
30 seconds). Then the pressure
starts to drop.
14. All of the sealant is pumped into the
tyre. Then the tyre is being inflated.
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15. The prescribed tyre pressure should
prevents sealant from escaping.
Note
be obtained within ten minutes.
Stow tyre repair kit in load
The driving characteristics of the repaired
compartment.
tyre are severely affected, therefore have this
When the correct pressure is
tyre replaced.
obtained, switch off the compressor.
17. Remove any excess sealant using a
If unusual noise is heard or the compressor
cloth.
If the prescribed tyre pressure is not
becomes hot, turn compressor off for at least
obtained within ten minutes, remove
18. Continue driving immediately so that
30 minutes.
the tyre repair kit. Move the vehicle
sealant is evenly distributed in the
The built-in safety valve opens at a pressure
one tyre rotation. Reattach the tyre
tyre. Drive between 20 km/h /
of 700 kPa / 7 bar / 102 psi.
repair kit and continue the filling
13 mph and 60 km/h / 37 mph. After
Note the expiry date of the kit. After this date
procedure for ten minutes. If the
driving approx. 5 km / 3 miles but no
its sealing capability is no longer guaranteed.
prescribed tyre pressure is still not
more than ten minutes, stop and
Pay attention to storage information on
obtained, the tyre is too badly
check tyre pressure. Screw
sealant bottle.
damaged. Seek the assistance of a
compressor air hose directly onto
Replace the used sealant bottle. Dispose of
workshop.
tyre valve when doing this. Fill tyre as
the bottle as prescribed by applicable laws.
described before. Drain excess tyre
The compressor and sealant can be used
pressure with the button on the air
from approx. -30 °C.
hose.
Wheel changing
If tyre pressure hasn't decreased
under 200 kPa (2 bar), set it to the
Make the following preparations and
correct value. Otherwise the vehicle
observe the following information:
must not be used. Seek assistance of
● Park the vehicle on a level, firm and
a workshop.
non-skid surface. The front wheels
Repeat the checking procedure once
must be in the straight-ahead
more after driving further 10 km /
position.
6 miles but no more than ten minutes
● Apply the parking brake and engage
to check that there is no more loss of
first gear, reverse gear or P.
Drain excess tyre pressure with the
pressure.
● Place a chock under the wheel
button on the air hose.
If the tyre pressure has fallen below
diagonally opposite the wheel to be
Do not run the compressor longer
200 kPa (2 bar), the vehicle must not
changed.
than ten minutes.
be used. Seek the assistance of a
● If the ground on which the vehicle is
16. Detach the tyre repair kit. Remove
workshop.
standing is soft, a solid board
sealant bottle from compressor.
19. Stow away tyre repair kit in load
(approx. 1 cm thick) should be
Screw the filler hose to the free
compartment.
placed under the jack.
connection of the sealant bottle. This
Tyre pressure 3 272.
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● Take heavy objects out of the vehicle
before jacking up.
● No people or animals may be in the
vehicle when it is jacked-up.
● Never crawl under a jacked-up
vehicle.
● Do not start the vehicle when it is
Tightening torque for alloy wheel rims is
raised on the jack.
100 Nm.
● Before screwing in the wheel bolts,
clean them.
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The rear arm position of the lifting
platform is centrically under the relevant
Do not grease wheel bolts.
vehicle jacking point.
Tightening torque for steel wheel rims is
Tightening torques
115 Nm.
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Use the correct wheel bolts for the
respective wheel rims.
Ensure to use always the correct wheel
Jacking positions
bolts if changing the wheels. When
installing the spare wheel for temporary
The jacking positions shown refer to the
usage, the bolts for alloy wheel rims can
use of lifting arms and accessory jacks
also be used.
used for changing winter / summer tyres.
CAUTION
If the vehicle is equipped with alloy wheel
The front arm position of the lifting
rims, tighten the wheel bolts manually at
platform is centrically under the relevant
least for the first five turns.
vehicle jacking point.
Depending on the wheel rim material, two
different bolts are available.
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Spare wheel
The spare wheel can be classified as a
temporary spare wheel depending on the
size compared to the other mounted
wheels and country regulations. In this
case a permissible maximum speed
applies, even though no label at the spare
wheel indicates this.
Only mount one temporary spare wheel.
Do not drive faster than 80 km/h /
50 mph. Take curves slowly. Do not use
for a long period of time.
2. Fit the wheel wrench on one hexagon
4. Remove the spare wheel.
bolt. Turn it anticlockwise until the
CAUTION
5. Change the wheel.
spare wheel holder is low enough
6. Position the damaged wheel with the
The use of a spare wheel that is smaller
allow the catch to be unhooked.
outside down in the spare wheel
than the other wheels or in combination
holder.
with winter tyres could affect driveability.
Have the defective tyre replaced as soon
7. Lift the spare wheel holder and
as possible.
engage in the catch. The open side
of the catch must point in the
The spare wheel is located in a holder
direction of travel.
beneath the vehicle floor.
8. Close the spare wheel holder by
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turning the hexagon bolt clockwise
1. Depending on the version, open the
using the wheel wrench.
tailgate or the rear doors.
9. Stow wheel wrench in the storage.
10. Close the tailgate or the rear doors.
Only mount one temporary spare wheel.
3. Lift the spare wheel holder and
The permissible maximum speed on the
unhook the catch.
label on the temporary spare wheel is
Lower the spare wheel holder.
only valid for the factory-fitted tyre size.
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Fitting the spare wheel
● Before screwing in the wheel bolts,
Steel wheel rims with cover: Pull off
clean them.
the wheel cover.
Make the following preparations and
observe the following information:
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Park the vehicle on a level, firm and
non-skid surface. The front wheels
Do not grease wheel bolts.
must be in the straight-ahead
position.
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Apply the parking brake and engage
first gear, reverse gear or P.
Ensure to use always the correct wheel
Place a chock under the wheel
bolts if changing the wheels. When
diagonally opposite the wheel to be
installing the spare wheel for temporary
changed.
usage, the bolts for alloy wheel rims can
also be used.
Remove the spare wheel.
Never change more than one wheel
2. Attach the wheel wrench and loosen
at once.
each wheel bolt by half a turn.
Use the jack only to change wheels
The wheels might be protected by
in case of puncture, not for seasonal
locking wheel nuts. To loosen these
winter or summer tyre change.
specific nuts first attach the adapter
onto the head of the nut before
The jack is maintenance-free.
installing the wheel wrench. The
If the ground on which the vehicle is
adapter is located in the tool box.
standing is soft, a solid board
(approx. 1 cm thick) should be
placed under the jack.
Take heavy objects out of the vehicle
before jacking up.
Note that the spare wheel is secured
No people or animals may be in the
by the conical contact of each bolt if
vehicle when it is jacked-up.
the wheel bolts for the alloy wheel
Never crawl under a jacked-up
rims are used. In this case, the
vehicle.
washers do not come into contact
with the spare wheel.
Do not start the vehicle when it is
raised on the jack.
1. Disengage wheel bolt caps with the
wheel bolt cover remover.
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3. Ensure the jack is correctly
JUMP STARTING
positioned under the relevant vehicle
jacking point.
Do not start with quick charger.
A vehicle with a discharged vehicle
battery can be started using jump leads
and the vehicle battery of another vehicle.
CAUTION
Never jump start another vehicle with an
electric vehicle.
With the jack correctly aligned rotate
wheel wrench until wheel is clear of
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the ground.
Be extremely careful when starting with
5. Unscrew the wheel nuts.
4. Set the jack to the necessary height.
jump leads. Any deviation from the
Position it directly below the jacking
6. Change the wheel.
following instructions can lead to injuries or
point in a manner that prevents it from
7. Screw on the wheel nuts.
damage caused by battery explosion or
slipping.
damage to the electrical systems of both
8. Lower the vehicle and remove jack.
vehicles.
9. Install the wheel wrench ensuring that
it is located securely and tighten each
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bolt in a crosswise sequence.
Tightening torque is 115 Nm.
Avoid contact of the battery with eyes,
10. Align the valve hole in the wheel cover
skin, fabrics and painted surfaces. The
with the tyre valve before installing.
fluid contains sulphuric acid which can
cause injuries and damage in the event of
Install wheel nut caps.
direct contact.
11. Stow the replaced wheel, the vehicle
tools and the adapter for the locking
● Never expose the vehicle battery to
wheel nuts.
naked flames or sparks.
12. Check the tyre pressure of the
Ensure that the edge of the body fits
● A discharged vehicle battery can
installed tyre and the wheel nut
already freeze at a temperature of
into the notch of the jack.
torque as soon as possible.
0 °C. Defrost the frozen battery
before connecting jump leads.
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