Symbols used

precisely in order to avoid the possibility of personal injury and serious damage Indicates precautions that must be followed precisely in order to avoid the possibility of personal injury and serious damage to the vehicle.

gaining the optimum benefit from your vehicle and enable you to care more effectively Indicates information that will assist you in gaining the optimum benefit from your vehicle and enable you to care more effectively for your vehicle.

protect the environment. Refers to measures that can be taken to help protect the environment.

*Indicates special equipment, country-specific equipment and optional Marks the end of a specific item of information.

*Indicates special equipment, country-specific equipment and optional accessories, as well as equipment and functions not yet available at the time of printing.

"..." Identifies Control Display texts used to select individual functions.

{...} Verbal instructions to use with the voice activation system.

{{...}} Identifies the answers generated by the voice activation system.

Symbols on vehicle components

section of this Owner's Manual for information on a particular part or assembly.  Indicates that you should consult the relevant section of this Owner's Manual for information on a particular part or assembly.

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    Important features in the engine compartment
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    Strength of the driver's and front passenger airbag
    The strength with which the driver's and front passenger airbags are triggered depends on the position of the driver's and front passenger seats. To maintain the accuracy of this function over ...

    Engine oil temperature
    Engine oil temperature ▷ Cold engine: the pointer is at the low temperature end. Drive at moderate engine and vehicle speeds. ▷ Normal operating temperature: the pointer is in th ...