7 SYNC program
8 Maximum cooling
9 Temperature, right
10 Air conditioning
11 Automatic recirculated-air control/recircu‐
12 Seat heating, right 55
13 Air distribution settings
14 Seat heating, left 55
15 Interior temperature sensor — always keep
16 Rear window defroster
Climate control functions in detail
Switching the system on/off
Press any button except for the following:
▷ SYNC program.
▷ Rear window defroster.
▷ Seat heating.
The automatic climate control achieves the set
temperature as quickly as possible, if neces‐
sary by using the maximum cooling or heating
power, and then keeps it constant.
Turn the ring to set the desired
The selected temperature is shown on the dis‐
play of the automatic climate control.
The automatic climate control reaches this
temperature as quickly as possible, if needed,
by increasing the cooling or heating output,
and then keeps it constant.
Do not rapidly switch between different tem‐
perature settings. Otherwise, the automatic cli‐
mate control will not have sufficient time to ad‐
just the set temperature.
The air in the vehicle's interior will be cooled
and dehumidified and, depending on the tem‐
perature setting, warmed again.
The vehicle's interior can only be cooled with
the engine running.
Air conditioning is switched on or off.
Depending on the weather, the windshield and
side windows may fog up briefly when the en‐
gine is started.
The cooling function is switched on automati‐
cally with the AUTO program.
When using the automatic climate control,
condensation water, refer to page 177, devel‐
ops and drains underneath the vehicle. This is
The system is set to the lowest temperature,
optimum air flow and recirculated-air mode.
Climate control Controls
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