TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
This system helps to limit skidding
on drive wheels and to control the
vehicle when pulling away or
additional aid in the
event of critical driving
conditions to allow the
behaviour of the vehicle to be
However, the function does not
take the place of the driver. It
does not increase the vehicle's
encourage you to drive more
vigilance or responsibility of the
driver when manoeuvring the
vehicle (the driver must always
be aware of sudden incidents
which may occur when driving).
The system uses sensors in the
wheels to constantly measure and
compare the speed of the drive
wheels and prevents them spinning.
If a wheel is tending to skid, the
system brakes automatically until
compatible with the level of grip.
The system also adjusts the engine
speed to the grip available under the
wheels, independently of the action
exerted on the accelerator pedal.
When the function is in operation,
message 1 lights up to confirm this.