On the road
Switching on drive-ready state
▷ Depress the brake pedal.
▷ Press the Start/Stop button.
Switching off drive-ready state
Engage selector lever position P with the ve‐
2. Press the Start/Stop button.
The engine is switched off.
3. Set the parking brake.
Auto Start/Stop function
The Auto Start/Stop function switches the en‐
gine off automatically while stationary to save
fuel. The engine starts automatically under the
▷ By releasing the brake pedal.
▷ When Automatic Hold is activated: press the
Pull the switch.
The LED and indicator light light up.
With drive-ready state switched on:
Steptronic transmission: press the switch
while the brake is pressed or selector lever posi‐
tion P is set.
The LED and indicator light go out.
The parking brake is released.
The parking brake is automatically set if the vehi‐
cle is being held by Automatic Hold and the
drive-ready state is switched off or the vehicle is
Engaging selector lever position D,
▷ Drive mode D.
▷ Neutral N.
▷ R is reverse.
With the driver's safety belt fastened, briefly push
the selector lever in the desired direction, past a
resistance point, if needed. The selector lever re‐
turns to the center position in each case.
To prevent the vehicle from creeping after you
select a drive mode or reverse, maintain pressure
on the brake pedal until you are ready to start.
On the road
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