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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    General information
    Your vehicle contains advanced technology for the reduction of fuel consumption and emissions. Fuel consumption depends on a number of different factors. The implementation of certain measures, ...

    Tire tread
    Summer tires Do not drive with a tire tread depth of less than 0.12 in/3 mm. There is an increased danger of hydroplaning if the tread depth is less than 0.12 in/3 mm. Winter tires Do not driv ...

    Ventilation in rear, center
    Thumbwheels* for adjusting the temperature, arrows 1. Toward blue: colder. Toward red: warmer. Lever for changing the air flow direction, arrow 2. Thumbwheels for opening and closin ...