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Section 1: Getting to know your vehicle
Keys, radio frequency remote control: general information, use
1.2
Locking, unlocking the opening elements
1.6
Automatic locking when driving
1.8
Opening and closing the doors
1.9
Headrests
1.14
Front seats
1.15
Swivelling partition
1.19
Seat belts
1.20
Additional methods of restraint
1.26
to the front seatbelt
1.26
side
1.32
Child safety: general information
1.34
choosing a child seat mounting
1.37
fitting a child seat, general information
1.40
child seats: attachment by seat belt or by isofix system .
1.42
deactivating, activating the front passenger airbag
1.52
Audible and visual signals
1.55
Driving position: left-hand drive
1.56
Instrument panel
1.60
warning lights
1.60
displays and indicators
1.66
trip computer
1.67
Clock and outdoor temperature
1.78
Steering wheel, power-assisted steering
1.80
Rear view mirrors
1.81
Exterior lighting and signals
1.83
Headlight beam adjustment
1.87
Washers, wipers
1.88
Fuel tank (filling with fuel)
1.95
Reagent tank
1.99
1.1
KEYS, RADIO FREQUENCY REMOTE CONTROLS: general information (1/2)
1 Locks all the opening elements.
2 Unlocks all the opening elements.
3
3 Driver’s door and ignition key.
3
5 Locking/unlocking the luggage com-
2
partment and, depending on the ve-
hicle, the sliding doors.
1
Driver’s responsibility
2
Remote control with switchblade
when parking or stopping
key:
the vehicle
1
4
4
Locking/unlocking using the switch-
Never leave an animal,
5
blade key. To release the insert from
child or adult who is not self-suffi-
its housing, press button 4, it comes
cient alone on your vehicle, even for
out automatically. Press button 4 and
5
a short time.
guide the insert back into its housing.
They may pose a risk to themselves
or to others by starting the engine,
activating equipment such as the
electric windows or locking the
doors.
Also, in hot and/or sunny weather,
please remember that the tempera-
ture inside the passenger compart-
ment increases very quickly.
RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS
INJURY.
The key must not be used for any
Recommendations
function other than those described
Avoid leaving the remote control in
in the handbook (removing the cap
hot, cold or humid areas.
from a bottle, etc.).
1.2
KEYS, RADIO FREQUENCY REMOTE CONTROLS: general information (2/2)
Radio frequency remote
control operating range
This varies according to the environ-
ment: take care not to lock or unlock
the doors by inadvertently pressing the
buttons on the remote control.
Note: depending on the vehicle, if a
Replacement and additional keys
door or the luggage compartment is
or remote controls
open or not properly shut, they will lock
You must only contact an approved
and unlock in quick succession with-
dealer:
out any flashing of the hazard warning
lights and side indicator lights.
- If you need to replace a key it will
be necessary to take the vehicle
and all of its keys to an approved
Interference
Dealer in order to initialise the
Interference by factors in the immediate
system.
vicinity (external installations or the use
- Depending on the vehicle, you
of equipment operating on the same
have the option of using up to
frequency as the remote control) may
four remote controls.
affect the operation of the remote con-
trol.
Remote control unit failure
Make sure that the correct battery
type is being used, and that the
battery is in good condition and in-
serted correctly. These batteries
have a service life of approximately
two years.
How to change the battery ➥ 5.31.
1.3
KEYS, RADIO FREQUENCY REMOTE CONTROL: use (1/2)
The remote control A can be used to
Note
A
lock or unlock the doors and boot.
With the ignition on and engine running
It is powered by a battery which can be
➥ 2.3, buttons on the remote control
replaced. ➥ 5.31.
are not activated.
2
Special feature
Locking the doors
1
After manually locking the rear hinged
Pressing button 1 locks the doors and
2
door, press the 3 button twice to unlock
tailgate.
1
it. ➥ 1.9.
Pressing button 3 locks the luggage
3
compartment and, depending on the
vehicle, the sliding side doors.
The side indicator lights and hazard
3
warning lights confirm the locking by
flashing twice.
Note: depending on the vehicle, if a
Unlocking the doors
door or the luggage compartment is
Pressing button 2 unlocks the doors
open or not properly shut, they will lock
and tailgate.
and unlock in quick succession with-
Pressing button 3 unlocks the luggage
out any flashing of the hazard warning
compartment and, depending on the
lights and side indicator lights.
vehicle, the sliding side doors.
The unlocking is confirmed by one
flash of the hazard warning lights and
the side indicator lights.
1.4
KEYS, RADIO FREQUENCY REMOTE CONTROL: use (2/2)
Driver’s responsibility
when parking or stopping
the vehicle
Never leave an animal,
child or adult who is not self-suffi-
cient alone on your vehicle, even for
a short time.
They may pose a risk to themselves
or to others by starting the engine,
activating equipment such as the
electric windows or by locking the
doors.
Also, in hot and/or sunny weather,
The key must not be used for any
please remember that the tempera-
function other than those described
ture inside the passenger compart-
in the handbook (removing the cap
ment increases very quickly.
from a bottle, etc.).
RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS
INJURY.
If the vehicle has been unlocked
but neither the doors or tailgate are
open, it locks again automatically
after two minutes.
1.5
LOCKING AND UNLOCKING THE OPENING ELEMENTS (1/2)
If the remote control does not
work
In some cases, the radio frequency
remote control may not work:
- radio frequency remote control bat-
tery worn out or vehicle battery dis-
charged, etc.
A
- use of appliances operating on the
same frequency as the remote con-
trol (mobile phone, etc.);
- vehicle located in a high electromag-
1
3
netic radiation zone.
It is then possible:
2
- to use the key integrated in the radio
frequency remote control to unlock
the driver’s door;
Locking, unlocking the
Manually locking the front
- to use the interior door locking/un-
driver’s door
passenger door
locking control (refer to the following
Turn screw 3 with the door open (using
pages).
Using the key
the end of the key) and close the door.
- Insert the tip of the key 2 into the
This means that the door is then
notch 1 at the bottom of the cover A
locked from the outside.
on the driver’s door;
The door can only be opened from the
- Move it upwards to remove the
inside of the vehicle.
cover A;
- insert the key 2 into the lock of the
driver’s door, lock and unlock.
Never leave your vehicle
with the key or remote con-
trol inside.
1.6
LOCKING AND UNLOCKING THE OPENING ELEMENTS (2/2)
Door and tailgate status
Locking the opening
indicator
elements without the radio
When the ignition is on, the indicator
frequency remote control
light above the 4 switch informs you of
For example, in the event of a dis-
the locking status of the opening ele-
charged battery or the radio frequency
ments:
remote control temporarily not working.
- when the light is on, the opening ele-
With the engine switched off and
ments are locked;
an opening element (door or boot)
- indicator light off, the doors and tail-
open, press and hold switch 4 for more
gate are unlocked.
than five seconds.
When you lock the doors, the indicator
When the door is closed, all the doors
4
and the tailgate will be locked.
light remains lit and then goes out.
Note: the vehicle can only be unlocked
Sliding side door (fuel filler cap
from outside the vehicle with the radio
Interior locking/unlocking
side)
frequency remote control.
door control
Depending on the vehicle, opening the
Switch 4 controls the doors, boot and,
fuel filler cap restricts the full opening
depending on the vehicle, the fuel filler
of the sliding side door, to prevent the
flap simultaneously.
door from hitting the filler nozzle.
Depending on the vehicle, if an opening
When the fuel tank has been filled, re-
element (door, luggage compartment)
place the cap in its housing and close
is open or not closed properly, the
the flap. The door can now be used.
opening elements lock/unlock quickly.
Driver’s responsibility
If transporting an object with the tail-
If you decide to keep the
gate open, you can still lock the doors:
doors locked when you are
with the engine stopped, press and
driving, remember that it
hold switch 4 to lock the other doors.
may be more difficult for those as-
sisting you to gain access to the
passenger compartment in the
event of an emergency.
1.7
AUTOMATIC LOCKING WHEN DRIVING
Note: if a door is opened or closed, it
Operating faults
will automatically lock again when the
If you experience an operating fault (no
vehicle reaches a speed of approxi-
automatic locking, the 1 switch warning
mately 4 mph (7 km/h).
light does not illuminate when the doors
and luggage compartment are locked
Activating/deactivating the
etc.), make sure that automatic lock-
ing has not been deactivated by mis-
function
take and check that the doors and lug-
To activate it: with the vehicle at a
gage compartment are properly closed.
standstill and the engine running, press
If they are properly closed, contact an
the switch 1 until a beep sounds.
approved dealer.
To deactivate it: with the vehicle at a
standstill and the engine running, press
1
the switch 1 until a beep sounds.
Operating principle
After the vehicle is started, the system
automatically locks the opening ele-
ments once your speed reaches ap-
proximately 4 mph (7 km/h).
The door can be unlocked:
- by pressing the central door unlock-
Driver’s responsibility
ing switch 1;
- at a standstill, by opening a front
If you decide to keep the
door from inside the vehicle.
doors locked when you are
driving, remember that it
may be more difficult for those as-
sisting you to gain access to the
passenger compartment in the
event of an emergency.
1.8
OPENING AND CLOSING THE DOORS (1/5)
2
3
1
Front doors
Lights-on warning buzzer
Door/tailgate open buzzer
If you have left the lights on after switch-
Depending on the vehicle, this alarm is
Opening from the outside
ing off the ignition, a reminder buzzer
fitted to the driver’s side door or on all
With the doors unlocked ➥ 1.6, take
will sound when the driver’s door is
opening elements.
hold of the handle 1 and pull it towards
opened (to prevent discharge of the
When the vehicle is stationary with the
you.
battery, etc.).
ignition on, the 2
warning light is dis-
Opening from the inside
Special note
played on the instrument panel accom-
panied, depending on the vehicle, by
Unlock the door and pull handle 2.
Depending on the vehicle, accessories
the 3 graphic indicating the opening el-
(e.g. radio) stop working either when
ement(s) (door, luggage compartment)
the engine is switched off or when the
that is/are open or incorrectly closed.
doors are locked, or when the driver’s
While driving, as soon as the vehicle
door is opened.
As a safety precaution,
reaches 12 mph (20 km/h), a warning
the doors should only be
light 2
comes on with an audio beep.
opened or closed when the
vehicle is stationary.
1.9
OPENING AND CLOSING THE DOORS (2/5)
Recommendations con-
cerning the sliding side
door
The following precautions
must be taken when opening and
closing the doors or any other open-
ing element:
-
check that no person, animal or
object is at risk of being harmed
4
when you perform this manoeu-
5
vre;
-
never use anything except the
handles on the inside and outside
of the door to operate it;
-
take care when opening and
Sliding side door
Child safety
closing the door;
(depending on the vehicle)
-
caution: when the vehicle is
Opening the doors from the outside
parked on a slope, open the door
To make it impossible for the slid-
with care until it is fully open and
Unlock the door and pull handle 4,
ing side doors to be opened from the
latches into its locking position;
then slide the door towards the rear of
inside, use the key to turn the lock 5
-
always ensure that the sliding
the vehicle until it locks in position. To
and close the door.
door is properly closed each time
unlock the doors ➥ 1.4.
Check from the inside that all the doors
the vehicle is moved;
are locked.
-
do not use the lower support as a
step.
The door can only be opened from the
outside of the vehicle.
Sliding side door (fuel filler cap
side)
Depending on the vehicle, opening
the fuel filler flap prevents the slid-
ing side door from opening fully.
➥ 1.6.
1.10
OPENING AND CLOSING THE DOORS (3/5)
6
8
8
7
8
B
A
Opening from the inside
Manual locking
Manual unlocking
Pull the handle 7 and slide the door
With the 8 button in the unlocked posi-
With the button 8 in the locked position,
towards the rear of the vehicle until it
tion, turn it towards the front of the vehi-
turn it towards the rear of the vehicle
locks in position.
cle (movement A).
(movement B).
Closing from the inside
Push handle 6 towards the front of
the vehicle until the door is completely
closed.
1.11
OPENING AND CLOSING THE DOORS (4/5)
11
9
10
Rear hinged doors
Opening the small door
Opening the doors to the maximum
position
Move the lever 10 to open the small
Opening the large door
door.
For each door, pull handle 11 to release
Unlock the door and pull handle 9. To
the door check strap. Open the door as
unlock the doors ➥ 1.4.
far as possible.
If the vehicle is parked on
Closing manually from the outside
the hard shoulder with tail-
First close the small door and then
gate open, the rear lights
close the large door.
may be obscured. You
should make other road-users
Position each door so that it is almost
aware of your vehicle by using a
closed and then slam shut.
warning triangle or other equipment
Do not leave the hinged
specified by the road traffic regula-
rear doors open in case of
tions of the country concerned.
strong winds. Risk of injury.
1.12
OPENING AND CLOSING THE DOORS (5/5)
12
Manual locking
If the remote control does not work, you
can manually lock the rear doors.
With the large door open, turn the
bolt 12 (using a tool such as a flat-blade
Driver’s responsibility when parking or stopping the vehicle
screwdriver) and close the door. This
Never leave an animal, child or adult who is not self-sufficient alone on
means that the door is then locked from
your vehicle, even for a short time.
the outside.
They may pose a risk to themselves or to others by starting the engine, activating
The door can only be opened from
equipment such as the electric windows or by locking the doors.
inside the vehicle by pressing the un-
Also, in hot and/or sunny weather, please remember that the temperature inside
locking switch or with the radio fre-
the passenger compartment increases very quickly.
quency remote control.
RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY.
1.13
FRONT HEADRESTS
To remove the headrest
Press button 2 and lift the headrest to
release it (tilt the seatback backwards,
1
if necessary).
A
To refit the headrest
Insert the headrest rods in the holes 1,
with the notches facing forwards (tilt the
seat backwards if necessary). Lower
the headrest until it locks and press
2
button 2 to adjust to the desired height.
Check that the bonnet is correctly
locked.
To raise the headrest
Pull the headrest upwards to the de-
sired height.
Check that the bonnet is correctly
locked.
To lower the headrest
Press button 2 and guide the headrest
The headrest is important
down to the desired height.
for safety. Ensure that it is in
Check that the bonnet is correctly
place and in the correct po-
locked.
sition: the top of the head-
rest should be as close as possible
to the top of the head and there must
be a minimal distance between the
head and the headrest A.
1.14
FRONT SEATS (1/2)
2
4
3
1
To move the seat forwards or
To tilt the seatback
back
Turn the knob 3, or, depending on the
Lift and hold the bar 1 to unlock the
vehicle, pull the lever 4 to tilt the seat
seat. Release the bar 1 once the seat is
back to the desired position and make
in the correct position and ensure that
sure that the locking is correct.
the seat is fully locked into position.
Front armrest 5
To raise or lower the seat
(depending on vehicle)
base
To use the armrest
5
(depending on vehicle)
Lower the armrest 5 to the horizontal
Move the lever 2 as many times as nec-
position.
essary upwards or downwards until the
required position is reached.
To store away the armrest
Lift the armrest 5 to the storage position
along the seat back.
1.15
FRONT SEATS (2/2)
6
After making adjustments,
make sure that the seat-
backs are correctly locked
in place.
7
For safety reasons, carry
out any adjustments
when the vehicle is not
For vehicles with a single sliding side
Heated seats
being driven.
door, in the event of an emergency, the
(depending on vehicle)
rear passengers may exit the vehicle
We would advise you not to recline
With the ignition on:
using the front door. To do this: raise
the seatbacks too far to ensure that
- Pressing the switch 7 on the required
the lever 6, keep it held while tilting the
the effectiveness of the seat belts is
seat for the first time activates the
seatback and slide the seat forwards.
not reduced.
heating system on high. Both switch
To place the seat into the comfort posi-
indicator lights are illuminated;
Nothing should be placed on the
tion, slide it rearwards.
- pressing the switch for the second
floor (area in front of driver) as such
time changes the heating to low.
objects may slide under the pedal
Adjust the seat and make sure that it is
Only one warning light on the switch
during braking manoeuvres, thus
correctly locked.
is lit;
obstructing its use.
- pressing for the third time turns the
heating off.
The system, which has a thermostat,
decides whether or not the heating is
needed.
1.16
FRONT PASSENGER SEATS: functions (1/2)
Before returning the seat to the comfort
A
position, ensure that no objects will ob-
struct in moving the seat.
2
- Pull lever 1 upwards;
- raise the seatback 2;
- check that it is correctly locked;
3
- reposition the headrest 3;
- remember to reactivate the front
1
passenger airbag before a passen-
ger occupies the seat ➥ 1.52.
For safety reasons, carry
Depending on the vehicle, the front pas-
Table function
out any adjustments when
senger seat can be put in table position
- Move the seat as far back as possi-
the vehicle is not being
or folded down to allow bulky items to
ble ➥ 1.15;
driven.
be transported.
- lower the headrest 3 as far as it will
go ➥ 1.14;
- hold the top of the seatback 2 to start
When the front seatback
lowering it;
is in the table position or
- pull the lever 1 upwards and fold
folded down, depending on
down the seatback 2 towards the
The headrest is an impor-
the vehicle, you must de-
front of the vehicle;
tant safety component:
activate the front passenger airbag
- press the back until it locks in place;
ensure that it is in place
➥ 1.52.
- make sure that nothing prevents the
and in the correct position.
seat from moving.
Risk of serious injury caused by
The distance between your head
items resting on the seatback table
and section A should be as small
which may be dislodged when the
as possible. The top of your head
airbagairbag is deployed.
should be in line with the top of the
headrest.
1.17
FRONT PASSENGER SEATS: functions (2/2)
2
5
3
B
4
Folding down the seat
Before returning the seat to the comfort
-
Move the seat as far back as possi-
position, ensure that no objects will ob-
ble ➥ 1.15;
struct in moving the seat.
-
remove the headrest 3 from the seat
- Activate control 5;
➥ 1.14;
- lower the seat base until it locks in
-
position the headrest 3 on the base 4
position;
(position B);
- Lift the seat back;
-
set the seat to the table position (see
- make sure the seat is correctly
previous page) and make sure that
locked in position;
the headrest 3 is correctly positioned
To avoid all risk of injury,
- reposition the headrest;
between the seat base 4 and the
ensure that nobody is in
- remember to reactivate the front
seatback 2;
the proximity of the moving
passenger airbag before a passen-
-
move the control 5 upwards;
parts. When moving the
ger occupies the seat ➥ 1.52.
raise the seat base until it locks into
seat, make sure that nothing inter-
position;
feres with the moving parts and their
-
make sure the seat is correctly
locking.
locked in position.
1.18
SWIVELLING PARTITION
1
1
When moving the swivelling parti-
tion, ensure the seat belt is not dam-
aged. Hold it aside when you rotate
3
the partition.
2
4
When the front seatback
is in the table position or
folded down, depending on
To rotate the partition
To put the partition back into its initial
the vehicle, you must de-
position, perform the same procedure
activate the front passenger airbag
-
Deactivate the front passenger
➥ 1.52.
in reverse. Make sure that the catch is
airbag ➥ 1.52;
properly locked 1 and place the seat in
Risk of serious injury caused by
-
fold down the seat ➥ 1.17;
the comfort position.
items resting on the seatback table
make sure the seat is correctly
Remember to reactivate the front pas-
which may be dislodged when the
locked in position;
senger airbag before a passenger oc-
airbagairbag is deployed.
cupies the seat ➥ 1.52.
-
unlock the swivelling section of the
partition by lifting the catch 1;
Note: before returning the swivelling
section to its initial position, check that
-
pivot the moving section
90 de-
the locking point 2 is clean.
grees, lock it at point 3 and lower the
Once the removable par-
catch 1;
tition has been han-
-
the catch 4 should stay in the locked
dled, please ensure that
position.
catches 1 and 4 are prop-
erly locked.
Risk of injury.
1.19
SEAT BELTS (1/6)
Always wear your seat belt when trav-
Adjusting your driving position
elling in your vehicle. You must also
(depending on the vehicle)
comply with the legislation of the par-
-
Sit well back in your seat (having
ticular country you are in.
first removed your coat or jacket).
This is essential to ensure your back
Before starting, first adjust your driv-
is positioned correctly;
ing position, then ask all occupants
-
adjust the distance between the
to adjust their seat belts to ensure
seat and the pedals. Your seat
optimum protection.
1
should be as far back as possible
while still allowing you to depress
the clutch pedal fully. The seatback
should be adjusted so that your arms
are slightly bent when you hold the
steering wheel;
-
adjust the position of your head-
2
rest. For maximum safety, your head
must be as close as possible to the
Adjusting the seat belts
headrest;
Sit with your back firmly against the
-
adjust the height of the seat. This
seatback.
adjustment allows you to select the
Seat belts which are incor-
seat position which offers you the
Shoulder strap 1 should be as close as
rectly adjusted or twisted
best possible view;
possible to the base of the neck but not
may cause injuries in the
adjust the position of the steering
on it.
event of an accident.
wheel.
Use one seat belt per person,
Lap belt 2 should be worn flat over the
whether child or adult.
thighs and against the pelvis.
Even pregnant women should wear
The seat belt must be worn as close to
a seat belt. In this case, ensure that
the body as possible. e.g. avoid wear-
the lap belt is not exerting too much
ing heavy clothing, keeping bulky ob-
pressure on the abdomen, but do
jects under the belts, etc.
not allow any slack.
Make sure that the rear bench seat
is locked in position correctly so that
the rear seat belts will operate cor-
rectly. ➥ 3.24.
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