Exterior mirrors

General information

The mirror on the passenger side is more curved than the driver's mirror.

Objects reflected in the mirror are closer Estimating distances correctly
Objects reflected in the mirror are closer than they appear. Do not estimate the distance to the traffic behind you based on what you see in the mirror, as this will increase your risk of an accident.◀

At a glance

At a glance
At a glance

1. Adjusting

2. Left/right, Automatic Curb Monitor

3. Folding in and out

Selecting a mirror

mirror: To change over to the other mirror:

Slide the mirror changeover switch.

Adjusting electrically

direction The setting corresponds to the direction in which the button is pressed.

Storing positions

Seat and mirror memory

Adjusting manually

If an electrical malfunction occurs, for example, press the edges of the mirror glass.

Automatic Curb Monitor

When the reverse gear is engaged, the mirror glass tilts downward slightly on the front passenger side. This improves your view of the curb and other low-lying obstacles when parking, for example.

Activating

1. switch Slide the mirror changeover switch to the driver's side mirror position.

2. Engage reverse gear or move the selector lever to position R.

Deactivating

Slide the mirror changeover switch to the passenger's side mirror position.

Fold in and out

Press button 3.

Possible up to approx. 15 mph/20 km/h.

For example, this is advantageous

▷ In car washes.
▷ In narrow streets.
▷ For folding back mirrors that were folded away manually.

Mirrors that were folded in are folded out automatically at a speed of approx. 25 mph/40 km/h.

Before entering an automatic car wash, Fold in the mirror in a car wash
Before entering an automatic car wash, fold in the exterior mirrors by hand or with the button; otherwise, they could be damaged, depending on the width of the vehicle.◀

Automatic heating

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

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