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STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE: vehicle with key
Diesel versions
Stopping the engine
É
With the engine idling, turn the key
- Turn the ignition key to the “ON" po-
back to the “LOCK" position 0.
sition 2 and hold this position until
the engine preheating light goes off;
- turn the key to the “START" position
3 without depressing the acceler-
ator pedal;
Driver’s responsibility
- release the key as soon as the
when parking or stopping
engine starts.
the vehicle
Never leave an animal,
Special note: if starting the engine
child or adult who is not self-suffi-
when the outdoor temperature is very
cient alone in your vehicle, even for
low (below - 10 ° C): hold down the
a short time.
clutch pedal until the engine starts.
Starting the engine
They may pose a risk to themselves
or to others by starting the engine,
Petrol versions
activating equipment such as the
electric windows or locking the
- Activate the starter without acceler-
doors, for example.
ating;
Also, in hot and/or sunny weather,
- release the key as soon as the
please remember that the tempera-
engine starts.
ture inside the passenger compart-
ment increases very quickly.
Never switch off the igni-
RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS
tion before the vehicle has
INJURY.
stopped completely. Once
Never start your vehicle
the engine has stopped, the
while freewheeling on a
brake servo, power-assisted steer-
gradient. Risk of non-ac-
ing, etc. and the passive safety de-
tivation of power-assisted
vices such as air bags and preten-
steering.
sioners will no longer operate.
There is a risk of accidents.
2.4
STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE: vehicle with card (1/3)
“Hands-free” starting with
the tailgate open
In this case, the card should not be lo-
cated in the luggage compartment, to
2
prevent the risk of loss.
1
Driver’s responsibility
when parking or stopping
the vehicle
Never leave an animal,
child or adult who is not self-suffi-
cient alone in your vehicle, even for
a short time.
Conditions for starting the
Special features
They may pose a risk to themselves
or to others by starting the engine,
engine
- If one of starting conditions is not ap-
activating equipment such as the
plied, the message “Press Brake +
The card must be inserted in detection
electric windows or locking the
START” or “Press Clutch + Start” or
zone 1.
doors, for example.
“Select Gearbox Position “P” is dis-
To start:
played on the instrument panel;
Also, in hot and/or sunny weather,
please remember that the tempera-
- vehicles with an automatic gearbox,
- in some cases, it will be necessary
ture inside the passenger compart-
place the lever in position P, depress
to move the steering wheel whilst
ment increases very quickly.
the brake pedal and press button 2;
pressing the start button 2 to help
unlock the steering column; the
RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS
- on vehicles with a manual gearbox,
message “Turn Steering Wheel +
INJURY.
press the brake or clutch pedal and
press button 2. If a gear is engaged,
START” will warn you of this;
also press the clutch pedal.
2.5
STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE: vehicle with card (2/3)
Press the brake or clutch pedal, then
3
4
place the card 3 (button side) during
approximately two seconds on the
placement area 4.
Press the 2 button to start the vehicle.
2
2
The message goes out.
Accessories function
Operating faults
(switching on the ignition)
In certain cases, the hands-free card
Once you have gained access to your
may not work:
vehicle, you may use some of its func-
- when the card battery is drained etc.
tions (radio, navigation, wipers, etc.).
- near to appliances operating on the
same frequency as the card (moni-
To use the other functions, with the
tor, mobile phone, video game,
card in the passenger compartment,
etc.);
press the 2 button without pressing the
- vehicle located in a high electro-
pedals.
magnetic radiation zone.
The message “Place card on zone +
START” appears on the instrument
panel.
2.6
STARTING, STOPPING THE ENGINE: vehicle with card (3/3)
If the card is no longer in the passen-
When you leave your vehi-
ger compartment or if the card’s is
cle, especially if you have
worn out, when the vehicle is station-
your card with you, check
ary and you try to switch the engine off,
that the engine is com-
the message “Keycard absent : press/
2
pletely switched off.
hold START” appears on the instrument
panel: press button 2 for longer than
three seconds. If the card is no longer
in the passenger compartment, make
Driver’s responsibility
sure you can retrieve it before press-
when parking or stopping
ing and holding the button. Without the
the vehicle
hands-free card, you will not be able to
Never leave an animal,
restart the vehicle.
child or adult who is not self-suffi-
With the engine switched off, any ac-
cient alone in your vehicle, even for
cessories being used (radio, etc.) will
a short time.
continue to function for approximately
Conditions for stopping the
They may pose a risk to themselves
10 minutes.
or to others by starting the engine,
engine
When the driver’s door is opened, the
activating equipment such as the
The vehicle must stationary, with the
accessories stop working.
electric windows or locking the
lever positioned in N or P for vehicles
doors, for example.
with an automatic transmission.
Also, in hot and/or sunny weather,
With the card in the vehicle, press
please remember that the tempera-
button 2: the engine stops. The steer-
ture inside the passenger compart-
ing column is locked when the driver’s
ment increases very quickly.
door is opened or the vehicle is locked.
Never switch off the igni-
RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS
tion before the vehicle has
INJURY.
stopped completely. Once
the engine has stopped, the
brake servo, power-assisted steer-
ing, etc., and the passive safety de-
vices such as the airbags and pre-
tensioners will no longer operate.
2.7
FUNCTION STOP AND START (1/4)
This system enables a reduced fuel
and
The vehicle equipment remain opera-
consumption and lower greenhouse
- when the vehicle speed is zero
tional while the engine is stopped.
gas emissions. The system is acti-
during approximately one second or,
When the engine switches to standby,
vated automatically when the vehicle
depending on the vehicle, as soon
the steering assistance may no longer
is started. During driving, the system
as the vehicle speed is below ap-
be operational.
stops the engine (standby) when the
proximately 3 mph (5 km/h).
vehicle comes to a stop or is moving at
In this case it becomes operational
The engine remains on standby if posi-
a slow speed (traffic jam, traffic lights
again when the engine is no longer on
tion P is selected, or if position N is se-
etc.), depending on the vehicle.
standby or the speed exceeds approxi-
lected with the handbrake engaged and
mately 1 mph (1 km/h) (downhill, slope
the brake pedal released.
etc.).
Conditions for engine
For vehicles equipped with manual
standby
gearboxes:
If the engine is put in
The vehicle has set off from where it
- the gearbox is in neutral;
standby, the electronic
was parked;
parking brake (depending
If the
warning light flashes
For vehicles equipped with auto-
on the vehicle) is not ap-
while the vehicle is stopped and the
matic gearboxes:
plied automatically.
message “Shift to neutral” appears
– the gearbox is in position D, Mor N;
on the instrument panel, this indi-
and
cates that you need to shift the gear
– the brake pedal is depressed (suffi-
lever to neutral;
Keep your vehicle station-
ciently hard);
and
ary when the engine is
- the clutch pedal is released;
If the
warning light flashes
on standby (shown by the
and
while the vehicle is stopped and the
- the vehicle speed is less than ap-
warning light
on the
message “Press brake pedal” ap-
proximately 3 mph (5 km/h).
instrument panel).
pears on the instrument panel, this
indicates that the brake pedal is not
For all vehicles:
sufficiently pressed;
Warning light
on the instru-
and
ment panel is lit when the engine is on
- the accelerator pedal is not de-
The engine MUST be
standby.
pressed;
stopped (not put in standby)
before leaving the vehicle.
➥ 2.4 ➥ 2.5.
2.8
FUNCTION STOP AND START (2/4)
Preventing the engine from
Conditions for coming out of
standing by
engine standby
In certain situations, such as negotiat-
For vehicles equipped with auto-
ing a crossroads for instance, it is pos-
matic gearboxes:
sible (with the system activated) to keep
-
when the driver’s door is opened;
the engine running so as to be ready to
or
move off quickly.
-
when the driver’s seat belt is unfas-
For vehicles equipped with au-
tened;
tomatic gearboxes and when the
or
engine standby is performed only
-
the brake pedal is released and posi-
when the vehicle stopped:
tion D or M engaged (depending on
the vehicle);
Keep the vehicle stationary without
or
pressing too hard on the brake pedal.
-
the brake pedal is released in gear
For vehicles equipped with manual
position N with the handbrake off;
gearboxes:
or
Keep the clutch pedal pressed right
-
the brake pedal is pressed again in
down.
gear position P or N engaged with
the handbrake applied;
or
-
the vehicle is in gear position R;
or
-
the accelerator pedal is depressed;
or
To fill up with fuel, the
-
depending on the vehicle, in manual
engine must be stopped
mode (M), the gear change paddles
(and not only on standby
are activated ➥ 2.124.
in the case of vehicles
“AUTOHOLD"
function
activated
equipped with the Stop and Start
➥ 2.21, the brake pedal may be
function): you must switch off the ig-
released and the engine standby
nition ➥ 2.4 ➥ 2.5.
maintained.
Fire hazard.
Press the accelerator pedal to exit
vehicle standby.
2.9
FUNCTION STOP AND START (3/4)
For vehicles equipped with manual
Conditions preventing the
- the gradient is too steep for vehicles
gearboxes:
fitted with an automatic gearbox;
standby of the engine
- when opening the driver’s door, with-
- the “Clear view” function is activated
Certain conditions prevent the system
out any gear engaged and the clutch
➥ 3.8;
from using the engine standby function,
pedal released;
including when:
- the engine temperature is too low;
or
-
the driver’s door is not closed;
- the emission control system is being
- when unfastening the driver’s seat
regenerated;
belt, without any gear engaged and
the driver’s seatbelt is not fastened;
the clutch pedal released;
- ...
reverse gear is engaged;
or
the bonnet is not locked;
Warning light
is displayed on the
- the gearbox is in neutral and the
instrument panel. This notifies you that
the outdoor temperature is too low or
clutch pedal is slightly depressed;
engine standby is not available.
too high;
or
-
the battery is not sufficiently charged;
The
warning light may appear
- the engine is in gear and the clutch
along with a message on the instru-
pedal is pressed right down.
the difference between the vehicle
ment panel:
interior temperature and the auto-
Special note: depending on the vehi-
- “Optimising Battery Recharge” to pri-
matic climate control instruction is
cle, if you switch off the ignition when
oritise battery charging;
too high;
the engine is on standby, the warning
- “Prioritising Thermal Comfort” to pri-
-
parking distance control is in opera-
oritise air conditioning;
light Ä
is displayed for a few sec-
tion;
- “Prioritising running engine” to priori-
onds on the instrument panel.
tise engine operations.
-
the altitude is too high;
For vehicles equipped with a
manual gearbox:
the restart may be interrupted if the
Deactivate the Stop and
clutch pedal is released too quickly
Start function for any opera-
while a gear is engaged.
tion performed in the engine
compartment.
2.10
FUNCTION STOP AND START (4/4)
Special feature of the automatic
Deactivating, activating the
engine re-start
function
Under certain conditions, the engine
Press 1 to deactivate the function. The
can restart on its own in order to guar-
message “Stop & Start deactivated”
antee your safety and comfort.
appears on the instrument panel and
This can occur especially when:
the 1 switch warning light illuminates.
- the outdoor temperature is too low or
Pressing again will reactivate the
too high;
system. The message “Stop & Start
Activated” appears on the instrument
- the “Clear view” function is activated
panel and the 1 switch warning light
➥ 3.8;
goes out.
1
- the battery is not sufficiently charged;
The system is automatically reactivated
- the vehicle speed is above 3 mph
each time the vehicle is started using
(5 km/h) (downhill slope, etc.);
the start button. ➥ 2.4 ➥ 2.5.
- repeated pressing on the brake
pedal or braking system require-
Operating faults
ment;
The
warning light may appear
along with a message on the instru-
If the message “Check Stop & Start”
- ...
ment panel:
appears on the instrument panel and
- “Optimising Battery Recharge” to pri-
the 1 switch warning light illuminates,
The
warning light is displayed on
oritise battery charging;
this indicates that the system is deac-
the instrument panel to notify you of au-
- “Prioritising Thermal Comfort” to pri-
tivated.
tomatic engine restarting.
oritise air conditioning;
Please consult an authorised dealer.
- “Prioritising running engine” to priori-
tise engine operations.
The engine MUST be
stopped (not put in standby)
before leaving the vehicle.
Note: With the engine on standby,
➥ 2.4 ➥ 2.5.
press switch 1 to automatically re-
start the engine.
2.11
SPECIAL FEATURES OF PETROL VERSIONS (1/2)
The following operating conditions:
If you notice any of the above operating
faults, have the necessary repairs car-
- driving for long periods when the low
ried out as soon as possible by an ap-
fuel level warning light is lit;
proved Dealer.
- using leaded petrol;
These faults may be avoided by regu-
- using lubricant or fuel additives
larly taking your vehicle to an approved
which are not approved,
Dealer at the intervals specified in the
or operating faults such as:
Maintenance document.
- faulty ignition system, running out of
fuel or disconnected spark plugs re-
Starting problems
sulting in the engine misfiring or cut-
To avoid damaging the catalytic con-
ting out when driving;
verter, do not keep trying to start the
- loss of power,
engine (using the start button, or by
pushing or towing the vehicle) without
as they may cause the catalytic con-
having identified and corrected the
verter to overheat and thus reduce its
starting fault.
efficiency, or damage it irreparably
and cause heat damage to the vehi-
If the fault cannot be identified, do not
cle.
keep trying to start the engine, but con-
tact an approved Dealer.
Do not park the vehicle or
run the engine in locations
where combustible sub-
stances or materials such
as grass or leaves can come into
contact with the hot exhaust system.
2.12
SPECIAL FEATURES OF PETROL VERSIONS (2/2)
Particle filter
Note: The indicator light may go out
If the filter becomes saturated, the
after 20 minutes when the driving con-
warning light and, depending
The particle filter is used in the treat-
ditions needed to clean the filter are not
ment of exhaust gases from petrol en-
completely met.
on the vehicle, the
warning light
gines.
will appear on the instrument panel, ac-
Depending on the vehicle, the warning
If the vehicle is stopped before the
companied by the message “Check in-
warning light disappears you will have
jection”. In this case, please consult an
light
displayed on the instrument
to restart the process from the begin-
Authorised Dealer.
panel indicates that the filter is becom-
ning.
ing clogged and requires cleaning. To
If the
®
warning light and, de-
clean it, when the
warning light
pending on the vehicle, the
appears, and as traffic conditions and
warning light appears, accompanied by
speed limits allow, drive at between
the “WARNING: Engine Failure Risk”
about 31 mph (50 km/h) and 68 mph
message, stop the vehicle, switch off
(110 km/h) until the light goes out.
the engine and contact an Approved
Dealer.
After between approximately 5 and
20 minutes, the warning light should go
out.
Warning light
®
re-
quires you to stop immedi-
ately, for your own safety,
as soon as traffic conditions
allow. Switch off the engine and do
not restart it. Contact an approved
Dealer.
2.13
SPECIAL FEATURES OF DIESEL VERSIONS (1/2)
Diesel engine speed
Precautions to be taken in
Diesel engines are fitted with an injec-
winter
A
tion pump which prevents the engine
To avoid any faults in icy weather:
speed being exceeded irrespective of
-
ensure that the battery is always fully
the gear selected.
charged;
If the message “Check Anti- Pollution
1
-
always keep the diesel tank rela-
System” is displayed along with warn-
tively full to avoid water vapour con-
ing lights Ä
densing in it and accumulating at the
authorised dealer immediately.
bottom of the tank.
When driving, depending on the fuel
grade used, it is possible that white
smoke may be emitted.
This is due to the exhaust particle filter
being cleaned automatically, and does
Engine smoke opacity label
not affect the way the vehicle runs.
You will find 1 information on the A label
stuck inside the engine compartment.
Running out of fuel
1 Diesel exhaust emissions.
After the tank has been filled follow-
ing a complete draining of fuel, the
fuel system must be reprimed: ➥ 1.116
before restarting the engine.
Do not park the vehicle or
run the engine in locations
where combustible sub-
stances or materials such
as grass or leaves can come into
contact with the hot exhaust system.
2.14
SPECIAL FEATURES OF DIESEL VERSIONS (2/2)
Particle filter
Note: the warning light may re-appear
If the filter becomes saturated, the
if the driving conditions are not suitable
warning light and, depending
The particle filter is used in the treat-
for particle filter cleaning. If the vehicle
ment of exhaust gases from diesel en-
is stopped or if the engine speed drops
on the vehicle, the
warning light
gines.
below 2,000 rpm before the warning
will appear on the instrument panel, ac-
Depending on the vehicle, the warning
light goes out, the operation may need
companied by the message “Check in-
to be repeated.
jection”. In this case, please consult an
light
displayed on the instrument
Authorised Dealer.
panel indicates that the filter is becom-
ing clogged and requires cleaning.
If the
®
warning light and, de-
To do this, when the
warning
pending on the vehicle, the
light is displayed, continue driving ac-
warning light appears, accompanied by
cording to traffic conditions and ob-
the “WARNING: Engine Failure Risk”
serve the speed limit until the warning
message, stop the vehicle, switch off
lights disappears. If possible, do not let
the engine and contact an Approved
the engine speed drop below 2000 rpm.
Dealer.
The warning light should go out after 10
to 20 minutes. ➥ 1.72.
The display of the
on the instru-
ment panel may be accompanied by an
increase in engine speed and operation
of the cooling system in order to clean
the particle filter.
Warning light
®
re-
quires you to stop immedi-
ately, for your own safety,
as soon as traffic conditions
allow. Switch off the engine and do
To facilitate the particle filter re-
not restart it. Contact an approved
generation, carry out a long driving
Dealer.
phase (at least 20 minutes) on main
roads every 124 miles (200 km).
2.15
GEAR LEVER, HANDBRAKE
Handbrake
To apply:
Pull lever 3 upwards. Check that the
To release:
vehicle is immobilised. The warning
Pull the lever
3 up slightly, press
light }
on the instrument panel will
button 2 and then lower the lever to the
come on.
floor.
The red warning light
}
on the in-
1
strument panel will remain on, accom-
panied by the message “Parking Brake
2
ON” and a beep if you are driving with
an incorrectly released handbrake.
3
Make sure that the hand-
brake is properly released
when driving (red indicator
Gear lever
light off), otherwise over-
heating, or even damage, may
Vehicles with manual gearbox: refer
occur.
to the grid on the gear lever knob 1.
Vehicles with an automatic gearbox:
➥ 2.124.
An impact to the under-
side of the vehicle while
When stationary, and de-
Selecting reverse gear
manoeuvring
(e.g.: strik-
pending on the slope and/or
ing a post, raised kerb or
The reversing lights will come on as
vehicle load, it may be nec-
other street furniture) may result in
soon as reverse gear is selected with
essary to pull up the hand-
damage to the vehicle (e.g.: defor-
the ignition on.
brake at least two extra notches and
mation of an axle).
engage a gear (1st or reverse gear)
To avoid any risk of accident, have
for vehicles with a manual gearbox
your vehicle checked by an ap-
or position P for vehicles with an au-
proved Dealer.
tomatic gearbox.
2.16
ELECTRONIC PARKING BRAKE (1/4)
In all other instances, for example the
engine has stalled or is in standby
due to the Stop and Start function
➥ 2.8, the electronic parking brake is
not applied automatically.
1
Manual mode must be used.
For certain country-specific model ver-
4
sions, the assisted brake application
2
function is not activated. Refer to the
information on “Manual operation”.
3
To confirm that the electronic parking
brake is applied, the message “Parking
brake on” and warning light
}
on the instrument panel and warning
Assisted operation
or
light 4 on the switch 3 light up.
-
when the driver’s seat belt is un-
After the engine is switched off, indi-
Applying the electronic parking
fastened;
cator light 4 goes out several minutes
brake
or
after the assisted parking brake has
-
when the driver’s door is opened;
With the vehicle stationary, the elec-
been applied and indicator light }
tronic parking brake can be used to im-
or
goes out when the vehicle is locked.
mobilise the vehicle:
for vehicles fitted with an automatic
- by pressing the engine start/stop
gearbox, when position P is en-
button 1 or by turning the ignition
gaged.
key 2 to the “ON” 2 position;
The electronic parking brake can be used to immobilise the vehicle. Before leaving the vehicle, check that the elec-
tronic parking brake is fully applied. Warning light 4 on switch 3 and warning light }
on the instrument panel illu-
minate to show that the parking brake is applied but switch off when the doors are locked. Depending on the vehicle,
a sticker is located on the upper section of the windscreen to remind you of this.
2.17
ELECTRONIC PARKING BRAKE (2/4)
Assisted operation
Manual operation
(continued)
You can apply the electronic parking
Note: in some situations (electronic
brake manually.
parking brake failure, manual release of
Manually applying the electronic
the parking brake, etc.), a beep sounds
parking brake
and the message “Apply parking brake”
appears on the instrument panel to
Pull switch 3: warning light 4 on the
4
warn you that the electronic parking
brake has been released.
switch and the }
warning light on
- with the engine running: when the
the instrument panel light up.
driver’s door is opened;
3
- with the engine switched off (eg.
when the engine stalls): when a front
door is opened.
In this case, pull and release switch 3 to
apply the assisted parking brake.
Assisted release of the parking
brake
The parking brake is released:
- once the vehicle starts to accelerate;
or
- on vehicles equipped with an auto-
matic gearbox, when shifting from P
position.
The electronic parking brake can be used to immobilise the vehicle. Before leaving the vehicle, check that the elec-
tronic parking brake is fully applied. Warning light 4 on switch 3 and warning light }
on the instrument panel illu-
minate to show that the parking brake is applied but switch off when the doors are locked. Depending on the vehicle,
a sticker is located on the upper section of the windscreen to remind you of this.
2.18
ELECTRONIC PARKING BRAKE (3/4)
To park the vehicle without applying the
electronic parking brake (if there is a
risk of freezing, for example):
-
engage any gear or the P position:
1
the drive wheels will be mechanically
locked by the driveshaft;
-
switch off the engine by pressing the
4
engine start/stop button 1 or by turn-
2
ing the ignition key 2;
-
release the driver’s seat belt;
open the driver’s door;
3
manually release the electronic park-
ing brake (please see the previously
described information on “Manually
releasing the electronic parking
brake”).
Manually releasing the electronic
Brief stop
parking brake
To apply the electronic parking brake
Press switch 1 without pressing the
manually (when stopping at a red light,
pedals or turning the key 2 in position
or stopping when the engine is running,
“ON 2 to switch on the ignition. Press
etc.): pull and release the switch 3.
the brake pedal then press switch 3: in-
The brake is released as soon as the
If the driver’s seat belt is
dicator light 4 on the switch and indica-
vehicle is started up again.
unfastened before the ve-
tor light }
displayed on the instru-
hicle has come to a com-
ment panel go out.
plete standstill, ensure the
Special cases
parking brake has been properly
To park on a slope or while towing a
trailer, for example, pull switch 3 for
applied: warning light }
on the
a few seconds to gain the maximum
instrument panel light up to confirm
braking.
this.
Risk of loss of immobilisation.
2.19
ELECTRONIC PARKING BRAKE (4/4)
Versions with an automatic
Operating faults
gearbox
For safety reasons, automatic release
light illuminates on the instrument
is deactivated when the driver’s door
panel accompanied by the “Check
is open or not shut properly and the
parking brake” message and, in
engine is running (in order to prevent
If the message “Electric fail-
some cases, the }
warning
the vehicle from moving without the
ure DANGER” or “Check
light.
driver). The
“Release parking brake
battery” appears, manually
Please contact an authorised dealer
manually” message appears on the
activate the electronic park-
as soon as possible.
instrument panel when the driver de-
ing brake by pulling switch 2 (or po-
presses the accelerator.
- If there is an assisted parking brake
sition the gear lever in P for auto-
matic gearboxes) before stopping
fault, the warning light® comes
the engine.
on, along with the message “Braking
system fault”, a beep and, in some
Risk of loss of immobilisation of
the vehicle.
cases, the warning light }
Contact an authorised dealer.
This means that you must stop as
soon as traffic conditions allow.
Never leave your vehicle
If no lights or sounds are ap-
without moving the selec-
parent, this indicates a fault
tor lever to position P and
in the instrument panel. This
switching off the engine.
indicates that it is essential
It is therefore essential to
This is because when the vehicle is
to stop immediately (as soon as traf-
immobilise the vehicle by
stationary with the engine running
fic conditions allow). Ensure that the
engaging first gear (manual
and a gear engaged, the vehicle
vehicle is correctly immobilised and
gearbox) or position P (au-
may begin to move.
contact an approved Dealer.
tomatic gearbox). If the slope re-
quires it, chock the vehicle.
There is a risk of accidents.
2.20
“AUTOHOLD" FUNCTION
Vehicle stopped (e.g. at a red light, an
Conditions for interrupting the
intersection, a traffic jam, etc.), the func-
braking force
tion ensures braking force even when
The following conditions must be met:
the driver releases the brake pedal.
- the driver accelerates sufficiently
The braking force is released as soon
with a gear engaged;
as the driver accelerates sufficiently
or
with a gear engaged.
- the driver disables the function.
1
Activation
Warning light
goes out on the in-
Press the switch 3.
strument panel.
The switch warning light 3 illuminates
to confirm that the function is activated.
2
Deactivation
3
Upon each start-up, the function
Press the brake pedal and 3 switch si-
Conditions for maintaining the
continues the mode set at the time
multaneously.
braking force
the engine was last switched off.
The switch warning light 3 turns off,
confirming that the function is deacti-
The following conditions must be met:
vated.
- the seat belt for the driver is fas-
The electronic parking
If the braking force is maintained, the
tened;
brake can be used to im-
parking brake is applied automatically
and
mobilise the vehicle. Before
when:
- the electronic parking brake is re-
leaving the vehicle, check
- the driver exits the vehicle;
leased;
that the electronic parking brake
or
and
is fully applied. Warning light 1 on
- the vehicle is immobilised for more
- the vehicle is not stationary on a very
than approximately three minutes.
switch 2 and warning light }
on
steep slope.
the instrument panel illuminate to
The maintained braking force is con-
show that the parking brake is ap-
plied but switch off when the doors
firmed by the
warning light on
are locked. Depending on the vehi-
the instrument panel.
cle, a sticker is located on the upper
section of the windscreen to remind
you of this.
2.21
DRIVING ADVICE, ECO-DRIVING (1/8)
Fuel consumption is accredited in ac-
Depending on the vehicle, you will have
Free-wheel function
cordance with a standard regulatory
various functions which enable you to
On vehicles fitted with an automatic
method. Identical for all manufactur-
lower your fuel consumption:
gearbox (depending on the vehicle),
ers, this enables vehicles to be com-
- the rev counter;
during deceleration phases (driver’s
pared with one another. Consumption
foot fully off the accelerator pedal),
in real time depends on vehicle usage
- gear change indicator;
switching to freewheeling (automatic
conditions, the equipment fitted and the
- the free-wheel function;
neutral) decreases engine braking and
user’s driving style. To optimise fuel
- the driving style indicator;
allows you to move farther without ac-
consumption, please refer to the follow-
celerating in order to save fuel.
ing advice.
- Eco acceleration indicator;
- the journey record and eco-driving
Warning light
appears on the in-
advice via the multimedia screen;
strument panel:
- ECO mode;
- in grey when the vehicle is not in
free-wheel mode;
– the Stop and Start function ➥ 2.8.
- in green or white, depending on the
vehicle, when the vehicle is in free-
wheel mode (automatic neutral).
2.22
DRIVING ADVICE, ECO-DRIVING (2/8)
A
B
C
1
1
1
On the instrument panel A, B
Gear change indicator 1
or C
Depending on the vehicle, to obtain op-
timum consumption levels, a warning
Depending on the vehicle, the informa-
light on the instrument panel lets you
tion display can be organised and cus-
know the best time to move up or down
tomised based on the instrument panel
a gear:
customisation style selected from the
multimedia screen.
shift up a gear;
downshift a gear.
If you regularly follow this indicator, you
will reduce your vehicle’s fuel consump-
tion.
2.23
DRIVING ADVICE, ECO-DRIVING (3/8)
A
B
2
C
2
2
Driving style indicator 2
Informs you about the driving style
adopted in real time. This is shown by
indicator light 2.
The more petals displayed on 2, the
more your driving is flexible and eco-
nomical.
If you regularly monitor this indicator,
you will reduce your vehicle’s fuel con-
sumption.
Please refer to the multimedia instruc-
tions for further information.
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