Climate control functions in detail

Manual air distribution

Turn the wheel to select the desired

Turn the wheel to select the desired program.

▷  Upper body region. Windows.

▷  Windows, upper body region, and Upper body region.

footwell. Windows, upper body region, and footwell.

Defrosting windows and removing Footwell.

Defrosting windows and removing condensation

Direct the air distribution toward windows, increase the air flow and temperature, and, if necessary, use the cooling function.

Rear window defroster

The rear window defroster switches off Press the button.

The rear window defroster switches off automatically after a certain period of time.

Air flow, manual

the button: Press the left or right side of the button:

decrease or increase air flow.

The air flow of the air conditioner may be reduced automatically to save battery power.

AUTO program

Air volume, air distribution, and temperature Press the button.

Air volume, air distribution, and temperature are controlled automatically.

Depending on the selected temperature and outside influences, the air is directed to the windshield, side windows, upper body, and into the footwell.

The cooling function, is switched on automatically with the AUTO program.


Turn the wheel to set the desired

Turn the wheel to set the desired temperature.

The automatic climate control reaches this temperature as quickly as possible, if necessary by increasing the cooling or heating output, and then keeps it constant.

Avoid rapidly switching between different temperature settings. The automatic climate control will not have sufficient time to adjust the set temperature.

Cooling function

The passenger compartment can only be cooled with the engine running.

The air is cooled and dehumidified and Press the button.

The air is cooled and dehumidified and – depending on the temperature setting – warmed again.

Depending on the weather, the windshield may fog up briefly when the engine is started.

The cooling function is switched on automatically with the AUTO program.

When using the automatic climate control, condensation water, develops that exits underneath the vehicle.

Recirculated-air mode

You can respond to unpleasant odors or pollutants in the immediate environment by temporarily suspending the supply of outside air. The system then recirculates the air currently within the vehicle.

select Press the button repeatedly to select an operating mode:

▷ LED off: outside air flows in continuously.

▷ LED on, recirculated-air mode: the supply of outside air into the vehicle is permanently blocked.

If the windows fog over, switch off recirculatedair mode and increase the air volume, if necessary.

mode Continuous recirculated-air mode

The recirculated-air mode should not be used for an extended period of time, as the air quality inside the vehicle deteriorates steadily.

Switching the system on/off

Switching off

minimum Press the left button at the minimum speed.

Switching on

Press any button except the seat heating buttons.

Microfilter, recirculated air filter

The microfilter removes dust and pollen from the incoming air.

The recirculated-air filter removes dust from the interior air in recirculated-air mode.

These filters should be replaced during scheduled maintenance of your vehicle.

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