Driving and operating
● When SPORT mode is engaged,
the vehicle shifts at higher engine
speeds (unless cruise control is
● Special programmes
automatically adapt the shifting
points when driving up inclines or
● When starting off in snowy or icy
conditions or on other slippery
surfaces, the electronic
transmission control selects a
higher gear automatically.
If the accelerator pedal is pressed
down completely in automatic mode,
the transmission shifts to a lower gear
depending on engine speed.
In the event of a fault, control indicator
illuminates. Additionally, a code
number or a vehicle message is
displayed in the Driver Information
The transmission no longer shifts
automatically. Continued travel is
possible with manual shifting.
Depending on the fault, 2nd gear may
also be available in manual mode.
Shift only when vehicle is at a
by a workshop.
Interruption of power supply
In the event of an interruption of
power supply, the selector lever
cannot be moved out of the P
position. The ignition key cannot be
removed from the ignition switch.
start the vehicle using jump leads
If the vehicle battery is not the cause
of the fault, release the selector lever.
1. Apply the parking brake.
2. Release the selector lever trim
from the centre console at the
front, fold it upwards and rotate it
to the left.