After washing the vehicle

After washing the vehicle, apply the brakes briefly to dry them; otherwise, braking action can be reduced and corrosion of the brake discs can occur.

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    Ignition on
    Automatic transmission: press the Start/Stop button, and do not press on the brake pedal at the same time. Manual-shift transmission: press the Start/Stop button, and do not press on the clutch ...

    Remove unnecessary cargo
    Additional weight increases fuel consumption. ...

    Switch off the engine during longer stops
    Switch off the engine during longer stops, e.g., at traffic lights, railroad crossings or in traffic congestion. Fuel savings are achieved after the vehicle is switched off for only approx. 4 s ...