Mirrors

Exterior mirrors

than the driver's mirror. The objects seen in the mirror are closer than they appear. The front passenger's mirror is more convex than the driver's mirror. The objects seen in the mirror are closer than they appear.

Do not gauge your distance from traffic behind you on the basis of what you see in the mirror; otherwise, there is an increased risk of an accident.

1.  Adjustments

1.  Adjustments
2.  Switching to the other mirror or automatic curb monitor
3. 
Folding mirrors in and out

The setting for the exterior mirrors is stored for the remote control currently in use. The stored position is called up automatically when the vehicle is unlocked.

Manual adjustment

The mirrors can also be adjusted manually: press the edge of the glass.

Folding mirrors in and out

At driving speeds up to approx. 12 mph/

20 km/h, you can fold the mirrors in and out by pressing button 3. This can be beneficial in narrow streets, for example, or for moving mirrors that were folded in by hand back out into their correct positions. Mirrors that have been folded in fold out automatically at a speed of approx.

24 mph/40 km/h.

Automatic heating

Depending on the outside temperature, both exterior mirrors are heated automatically when the engine is running or the ignition is switched on.

Passenger-side mirror tilt function – automatic curb monitor

Activating

1.  Push the switch to the position for the driver's side mirror, arrow 1.

2.  Shift into reverse or move the selector lever into the R position.

2.  Shift into reverse or move the selector lever into the R position.

The glass of the mirror on the passenger side tilts slightly down. This allows the driver to see the area immediately adjacent to the vehicle, e.g. a curb, when backing into a parking space.

Deactivating

Push the switch to the position for the passenger side mirror, arrow 2.

Interior rearview mirror

Turn the knob to reduce glare from the headlamps of cars behind you when driving

Turn the knob to reduce glare from the headlamps of cars behind you when driving at night.

Interior and exterior mirrors, automatic dimming feature

The automatic dimming feature of the interior and exterior mirrorsis controlled

The automatic dimming feature of the interior and exterior mirrorsis controlled by two photo cells in the interior rearview mirror. One photo cell is in the mirror frame, see arrow; the other is on the back of the mirror.

In order to ensure that the system functions correctly, keep the photo cells clean, do not cover the area between the interior rearview mirror and windshield, and do not affix adhesive labels or stickers of any kind to the windshield directly in front of the mirror.

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