In the event of the vehicle needing to be
towed, a significantly greater amount of
pedal pressure will be required when the
engine is switched off.
Turning off the engine
Do not turn off the engine before the
vehicle has come to a complete stop. With
the engine not running, there is no power
assistance for the brake and steering*
systems. In this case, it is important to
keep in mind that a considerably higher
degree of effort is necessary to brake and
steer the vehicle.
Depress the brake pedal.
Press the release button (
disengage the gear selector lever lock.
Move the gear selector lever to park
The transmission position indicator
should be on
! Always engage the parking brake in
addition to shifting to park position P.
Release the brake pedal.
Turn the key to starter switch position
Remove the key from the starter switch.
The electronic immobilizer is
Your vehicle is equipped with a 5‑speed
automated transmission with manual or
automatic mode. For information on
driving with the transmission see also
Make sure absolutely no objects are
obstructing the pedals' range of motion.
Keep the driver's footwell clear of all
obstacles. If there are any floormats* or
carpets in the footwell, make sure the
pedals still have sufficient clearance.
During sudden acceleration or braking
maneuvers, the objects could get caught
between or beneath the pedals and restrict
your ability to brake or accelerate. This
could lead to accidents and/or injury.
Gear selector lever
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Gearshift pattern for transmission
The current gear selector lever position
appears in the transmission position
indicator. When manual gearshifting M is
selected, the currently selected gear