Automatic climate control

1 Vent settings

1 Vent settings
2 Air volume
3 AUTO program
4 Interior temperature sensor — always keep clear
5 Recirculated-air mode
6 Temperature
7 Defrosting windows and removing condensation
8 Cooling function
9 Rear window defroster
10 Seat heating

Climate control functions in detail

Manual air distribution

Press the buttons repeatedly to select a program:


Upper body region.

The programs can be combined as necessary. Footwell.

The programs can be combined as necessary.

Air volume, manual

desired Turn the wheel to set the desired air volume.

The higher the rate, the more effective the heating or cooling will be.

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

AUTO program

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.

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.

The recirculated-air mode should not be 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.◄


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.

Defrosting windows and removing condensation

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 fog over, also switch on the cooling function.

Cooling function

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

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.

Rear window defroster

Press the button.

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

Switching the system on/off

Switching off

Turn the rotary switch for the air volume, refer to page 120, to 0. The blower and automatic climate control are switched off entirely.

Switching on

Set any air volume.

The AUTO program can also be switched on directly via the AUTO button.


The microfilter removes dust and pollen from the incoming air.

This filter should be replaced during scheduled maintenance, of your vehicle.

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