Engaging transmission position

▷ Transmission position P can only be disengaged if the engine is running and the brake pedal is pressed.
▷ With the vehicle stationary, press on the brake pedal before shifting out of P or N; otherwise, the shift command will not be executed: shift lock.

driving Press on the brake pedal until you start driving
To prevent the vehicle from creeping after you select a driving position, maintain pressure on the brake pedal until you are ready to start.◀

Shifting into D, R, N

Shifting into D, R, N
Shifting into D, R, N

Briefly push the selector lever in the desired direction, beyond a resistance point if necessary.

When shifting out of P or into R, simultaneously push the unlock button 1.

The engaged transmission position is displayed on the selector lever.

After releasing the selector lever, it returns to its center position.

Engaging P

Engaging P
Engaging P

Press button P.

P is engaged if the driver's safety belt is unbuckled and the driver's door is opened while the vehicle is stationary and transmission position R or D is engaged. Before leaving the vehicle, ensure that the transmission position P is engaged; otherwise, the vehicle may begin to roll.

    See also:

    The concept
    The iDrive combines the functions of a multitude of switches. Thus, these functions can be operated from a central location. ...

    Functional requirements
    The system must have been initialized when the tire inflation pressure was correct; otherwise, reliable signaling of a flat tire is not ensured. Initialize the system after each correction of th ...

    Redialing
    General information The list of dialed numbers in the mobile phone is transmitted to the vehicle depending on the mobile phone. The 20 phone numbers dialed last are displayed. The sorting order ...