Climate control functions in detail

Temperature

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.

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, AUTO intensity, 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.

At the same time, a condensation sensor controls the program so as to prevent window condensation as much as possible.

Intensity of the AUTO program

With the AUTO program switched on, automatic control of the air volume and air distribution can be adjusted.

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

decrease or increase the intensity.

The selected intensity is shown on the display of the automatic climate control.

Maximum cooling

The system is set to the lowest temperature, Press the button.

The system is set to the lowest temperature, maximum air flow and recirculated-air mode.

Air flows out of the vents for the upper body region.

Open them for this purpose.

The air is cooled fastest when the engine is running.

The air flow can be adjusted when the program is active.

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.

Automatic recirculated-air control/ 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:

▷ LEDs off: outside air flows in continuously.

▷ Left LED on, automatic recirculated-air control:

a sensor detects pollutants in the outside air and controls the shutoff automatically.

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

If the windows are fogged over, switch off the recirculated-air mode and press the AUTO button to utilize the condensation sensor. Make sure that air can flow onto the windshield.

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.

Manual air distribution

select a Press the button repeatedly to select a program:

▷ Upper body region.

▷ Upper body region and footwell.

▷ Footwell.

▷ Windows and footwell: driver's side only.

▷ Windows, upper body region and footwell: driver's side only.

If the windows are fogged over, press the AUTO button to utilize the condensation sensor.

Air volume, manual

To be able to manually adjust the air volume, switch off the AUTO program first.

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

decrease or increase air volume.

The selected air volume is shown on the display of the automatic climate control.

The air volume of the automatic climate control may be reduced automatically to save battery power.

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.

Defrosting windows and removing condensation

Ice and condensation are quickly removed Press the button.

Ice and condensation are quickly removed from the windshield and the front side windows.

The air volume can be adjusted when the program is active.

If the windows are fogged over, additionally switch on the cooling function or press the AUTO button to utilize the condensation sensor.

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/activated-charcoal filter, recirculated-air filter

The microfilter removes dust and pollen from the incoming air.

The activated-charcoal filter removes gaseous pollutants from the outside air that enters the vehicle.

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.

    See also:

    Front seat heating
    Switching on Press the button once for each temperature level. The maximum temperature is reached when three LEDs are lit. If the drive is continued within approx. 15 minutes, the seat ...

    Time
    The time is displayed in the instrument cluster. Setting the time on the Control Display. ...

    Connecting electrical devices
    Note Do not plug the charger into the socket Do not connect battery chargers to the factory-installed sockets in the vehicle. Doing so may result in damage to the vehicle.◄ Sockets Socket ...