Status of this Owner's Manual at time of printing

The manufacturer of your vehicle pursues a policy of constant development that is conceived to ensure that our vehicles continue to embody the highest quality and safety standards. In rare cases, therefore, the features described in this Owner's Manual may differ from those in your vehicle.

Updates made after the editorial deadline

Any updates made after the editorial deadline for the Owner's Manuals are located in the appendix of the printed quick reference for the vehicle.

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    The concept
    The automatic engine start-stop function helps save fuel. The system switches off the engine during a stop, e. g., in a traffic congestion or at traffic lights. The ignition remains switched on. ...

    General information
    Moving parts need to be broken in to adjust to each other. The following instructions will help achieve a long vehicle life and good economy. ...

    Electronic brake-force distribution
    The system controls the brake pressure in the rear wheels to ensure stable braking behavior. ...