At a glance
At a glance
2 Left/right, Automatic Curb Monitor
3 Fold in and out
The mirror on the passenger side is more curved than the driver's side mirror.
Estimating distances correctly
Objects reflected in the mirror are closer than they appear. Do not estimate the distance to the traffic behind you based on what you see in the mirror, as this will increase your risk of an accident.
Depending on how the vehicle is equipped, the mirror setting is stored for the remote control in use. When the vehicle is unlocked via the remote control, the position is automatically retrieved if the setting for this function is active.
Selecting a mirror
To change over to the other mirror:
Slide the mirror changeover switch.
The setting corresponds to the direction in which the button is pressed.
Seat and mirror memory.
If an electrical malfunction occurs, for example, press the edges of the mirror glass.
Automatic Curb Monitor
When the reverse gear is engaged, the mirror glass tilts downward slightly on the front passenger side. This improves your view of the curb and other low-lying obstacles when parking, for example.
1. Slide the mirror changeover switch to the driver's side mirror position.
2. Engage transmission position R.
Slide the mirror changeover switch to the passenger's side mirror position.
Fold in and out
Press the button.
Possible up to approx. 15 mph/20 km/h.
For example, this is advantageous ▷ In car washes.
▷ In narrow streets.
▷ For folding back mirrors that were folded away manually.
Mirrors that were folded in are folded out automatically at a speed of approx. 25 mph/40 km/h.
Fold in the mirror in a car wash
Before entering an automatic car wash, fold in the exterior mirrors by hand or with the button; otherwise, they could be damaged, depending on the width of the vehicle.
Both exterior mirrors are automatically heated whenever the engine is running.
Automatic dimming feature
Both exterior mirrors are automatically dimmed.
Photocells are used for control in the Interior rear view mirror.
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