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Skoda Kodiaq (2019 year). Instruction - part 4

 

 

Unlocking/locking with the remote control key

Fig. 51  Key with fold/out key bit/KESSY key

Read and observe   and   on page 60 first.

Description of the key 

» Fig. 51

Unlock button
Lock button
Depending on equipment fitted:

Unlock/unlatch the boot lid (vehicles fitted with instruction folding opera-

tion)

Open/close/ the boot lid Stop movement of the boot lid (vehicles with

electric folding operation)

Locking button for folding the key bit in/out
Warning light for the battery charge - if the warning light does not flash

when a button on the key is pressed, the battery is discharged.

Unlock/unlatch the boot lid (vehicles fitted with instruction folding operation)

By pressing the button , the lid is unlocked.
By holding the button , the lid is unlocked and unlatched (partially open).
If the lid is unlocked or unlatched using the  button, then the lid is automati-

cally locked after closing. The period after which the lid is locked can be set

» page 67

.

A
B

CAUTION

The remote control may be affected by signal superposition of transmitters

that are in the vicinity of the vehicle.

The range of the remote control key is about 30 m. The battery must be re-

placed if the central locking only reacts to the remote control at a distance of

less than approximately 3 m away 

» page 300

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Remove KESSY emergency key

Fig. 52  KESSY key

Read and observe   and   on page 60 first.

The emergency key is, for example, intended for the operation of the child

safety, and for switching off/on the front passenger airbag.

Remove retainer tabs

A

 in the direction of arrow 

1

 

» Fig. 52

.

Remove the emergency key 

B

 in the direction of the arrow 

2

.

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Locking / unlocking - KESSY

Fig. 53  Vehicle unlocking / vehicle locking

Read and observe   and   on page 60 first.

The KESSY system (Keyless Entry Start Exit System) enables unlocking and

locking of the vehicle without actively using the remote control key.

Grip the door handle to unlock the vehicle 

» Fig. 53

 - .

Touch the sensor on the door handle with your finger to lock 

» Fig. 53

 - 

the vehicle.

When unlocking/locking the vehicle, the key must be at a maximum distance

of approximately 1.5 m from the front door handle.

Information on locking

On vehicles fitted with automatic gearbox, the selector lever must be moved

into the position P before unlocking.
After locking the vehicle, it is not possible to unlock within the next 2 seconds

by touching the door handle. This can be used to check whether the vehicle is

locked.

Protection against inadvertently locking the key in the vehicle

If one of the doors is closed after the vehicle has been locked and the key with

which the vehicle was locked remains in the passenger compartment, the vehi-

cle will be automatically unlocked. After automatically unlocking, the turn sig-

nal lights will flash four times. If no door is opened within 45 seconds, the vehi-

cle is automatically locked again.

If the boot lid is closed after locking the vehicle and the key with which the

vehicle was locked remains in the luggage compartment, the lid is automatical-

ly unlatched (partially opened). After automatically unlocking, the turn signal

lights will flash four times. The boot lid remains unlatched (partially opened);

the other doors remain locked.

CAUTION

Some types of gloves can affect the unlocking or locking device via the sen-

sors in the door handle.

Deactivating KESSY

Read and observe   and   on page 60 first.

Lock the vehicle with the button  on the key.

Within 5 s, touch the sensor on the door handle with your finger 

» Fig. 53

 on

page 62 - . Deactivation is confirmed by a single flash of the direction indi-

cators.

To check the deactivation, wait at least 10 seconds and then pull the door

handle. The door must remain locked.

The KESSY system is activated again automatically after the vehicle is un-

locked.

Locking/unlocking the vehicle with the central locking button

Fig. 54 

Central locking button

Read and observe   and   on page 60 first.

Conditions for the locking/unlocking using the central locking button.

The vehicle is not locked from the outside.
All doors are closed.

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Tolock, press the button  Press 

» Fig. 54

Locking is displayed in the button by the illumination of the 

 symbol.

The following applies after locking.

Opening the doors and the boot lid from the outside is not possible.

The doors can be unlocked and opened from the inside by a single pull on the

opening lever of the respective door.

WARNING

Doors locked from the inside make it difficult for rescuers to get into the

vehicle in an emergency – risk to life!

SafeLock

Read and observe   and   on page 60 first.

SafeLock prevents the doors from behind opened from inside as well as win-

dow operation. This makes it more difficult for anyone to break into the vehi-

cle.

Switching on

SafeLock switches on when the vehicle is locked.
This function is enabled after switching off the ignition with the message Check

SAFELOCK! Owner's instruction! in the instrument cluster display.

Switch-on display

With the activated SafeLock, the warning light in the driver´s door flashes for

2 seconds in rapid succession, this then starts to flash at longer intervals.

Switching off

By locking twice within 2 seconds.

or: by deactivating the interior monitor and the towing protection

» page 66

.

The warning light in the driver´s door flashes fast for about 2 seconds, goes

out and starts to flash at longer intervals after about 30 seconds.
If the vehicle is locked and the safe securing system is switched off, the door

can be opened separately from the inside by a single pull on opening lever.
The safelock switches on the next time the vehicle is locked.

WARNING

If the car is locked and the safe securing system activated, no people must

remain in the car as it will then not be possible to either unlock a door or

open a window from the inside. The locked doors make it more difficult for

rescuers to get into the vehicle in an emergency – risk to life!

Individual settings

Read and observe   and   on page 60 first.

The following central locking functions can be set individually in Infotainment

in the menu 



/  →  → Opening and closing.

All doors

The function allows you to unlock all doors, the boot lid and the fuel filler flap.

Single door

The function allows you to unlock only the driver's door and the fuel filler flap

with the radio remote control. KESSY allows the unlocking of a single door

which is in the vicinity of the key, as well as the fuel filler flap. The other doors

and the boot lid are only unlocked once the door handle is unlocked or

touched.

Doors on a vehicle side

This function enables you to unlock both doors on the driver's side and the fuel

filler flap with the radio remote control unit. KESSY allows the unlocking of

both doors which are in the vicinity of the key, as well as the fuel filler flap. The

other doors and the boot lid are only unlocked once the door handle is un-

locked or touched.

Automatic locking/unlocking

The function allows all doors and the boot lid to be locked at a speed of 15

km / h. Opening the doors and the boot lid cannot be opened from the outside.
The renewed unlocking of the doors and the boot lid is carried out when the

ignition key is removed or when the door is opened from inside (depending on

the individual setting for the central locking system).

Note

The individual adjustment of the central locking system is stored (depending

on the Infotainment type) in the active user account personalisation 

» page 59

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Open / close door

Fig. 55  Door handle/door opening lever

Read and observe   and   on page 60 first.

To open from outside, unlock the vehicle and pull the door handle 

A

 in the

direction of arrow 

» Fig. 55

.

To open from inside, pull on the door opening lever 

B

 and push the door

away from you.

To close from inside, grip the handle 

C

 and close the door.

WARNING

The door must be closed properly, otherwise it could open whilst driving -

risk of death!

Only open and close the door when no one is located in the opening/clos-

ing range – risk of injury!

Never drive with the doors open - it can be fatal!

An opened door can close automatically if there is a strong wind or the

vehicle is on an incline – risk of injury!

Note

On vehicles with door warning lights, these illuminate after the door is opened.

Door edge protection

Fig. 56 

Remove protective strip

Fig. 57 

Insert protective strip

Read and observe   and   on page 60 first.

Depending on vehicle equipment, the doors can be equipped with one protec-

tive strip. This moves out when opening the door and protects the central area

of the door edge from damage. When the door closes the protective strip re-

tracts.

Removing and installing the protection strip

The protective strip may be replaced if damaged.

Remove the protective strip from the tie rod in the door in the direction of

arrow 

» Fig. 56

.

Insert

» Fig. 57

 a new protective strip in groove in direction of arrow.

Open the door approximately 15 cm wide and push in the strip. Otherwise, it

is not possible to close the door and there is a risk of damage to the strip and

the door.

If any part of an broken protective strip remains in the mounting, seek assis-

tance from a specialist garage.

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WARNING

When handling the protective strip, exercise extreme caution to avoid

pinching of fingers or other body parts by the door - there is danger of in-

jury!

CAUTION

Do not open the vehicle door too hastily or abruptly. If the door is swung too

strongly against an obstacle, the strip cannot prevent damage - there is a risk

of damage to the strip and the door.

When opening / closing the door, do not touch the protective strip - there is

a risk of damaging the operating mechanism of the strip.

Note

A new bottle of sealant can be purchased from ŠKODA Original Parts.

Child safety lock

Fig. 58  Rear door: Child safety system switch on / off

Fig. 59 

Child safety lock with electric

operation

Read and observe   and   on page 60 first.

The child safety lock can be operated instructionly or electrically depending on

equipment.
The child safety lock prevents the rear door from being opened from the in-

side. The door can only be opened from the outside.

Instructionly controlled parental settings

To switch on, turn the parental control with the vehicle key in position 

» Fig. 58

.

To switch off, turn the parental control with the vehicle key in position .

Child safety lock with electric operation

To switch on/off the child safety lock in the left rear door, press the button

A

 in the driver's door 

» Fig. 59

.

To switch on/off the child safety lock in the right rear door, press button 

B

in the driver's door.

Locking is displayed in the button by the illumination of the symbol .
When with electric operation in addition to the electric window is blocked in

the respective door.

Malfunctions

Read and observe   and   on page 60 first.

Synchronising the remote control

If the buttons on the remote control key have been operated several times be-

yond the effective range of the system or the battery in the remote control

key has been replaced and the vehicle cannot be unlocked using the remote

control, the key must be synchronised.

Press any button on the remote control key.

Unlock the door with the key in the lock cylinder within 1 minute of pressing

the button.

Fault with the central locking

If the warning light in the driver's door initially flashes quickly for around 2 sec-

onds, and then illuminates for 30 seconds without interruption before flashing

again slowly, you will need to seek the assistance of a specialist garage.
A fault in the central locking system means the vehicle doors and the boot lid

cannot be emergency locked or emergency unlocked

» page 301

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Failure of the system KESSY

If there is a fault in the KESSY system, the appropriate error message is dis-

played in the instrument cluster.

Low voltage of the key battery

If the voltage of the key battery is too low, a message appears in the display of

the instrument cluster referring to the need to replace the battery. Replace the

battery 

» page 300

.

Anti-theft alarm system

Introduction

The alarm system triggers audible and visual signals if an attempt is made to

break into the vehicle (hereafter referred to as alarm).
The alarm system is activated automatically approximately 30 seconds after

the vehicle is locked. This is automatically disabled after release.

CAUTION

Before leaving the vehicle, it must be checked that all of the windows, doors

and the sliding/tilting roof are locked in order to ensure the full functionality of

the anti-theft alarm system.

Note

The alarm system has its own power source, service life of which is 5 years. In

order to ensure functionality of the alarm system, we recommend that you get

the alarm checked after this time by a specialist garage.

Alarm trigger

Read and observe   on page 66 first.

The alarm is triggered when one of the following unauthorised actions is acti-

vated on the vehicle with an activated warning system.

Opening the bonnet.

Opening the boot lid.

Opening the doors.

Manipulation of the ignition lock.

Towing the vehicle.

Movement in the vehicle.

Sudden and significant voltage drop of the electrical system.

Uncoupling the trailer.

An alarm is triggered also when the driver's door is unlocked and opened by

the lock cylinder.
The alarm is switched off by pressing the  button on the key or switching on

the ignition.

Interior monitor and towing protection

Read and observe   on page 66 first.

The interior monitor detects movements inside the locked vehicle and then

triggers the alarm.
The anti-towing detects tilts in the locked vehicle and then triggers the alarm.
These functions should be deactivated if there is a possibility that the alarm

will be triggered by movements (e.g. by people or animals) within the vehicle

interior or if the vehicle has to be transported (e.g. by train or ship) or towed.

Disable both functions once

In the infotainment system, in menu 



/  →  → Open and close,

By locking twice within 2 seconds.

Safelock is switched off during deactivation 

» page 63

.

CAUTION

The opened glasses storage compartment reduces the effectiveness of the in-

terior monitor. To ensure the full functionality of the interior monitor, the

glasses storage compartment must always be closed before locking the vehi-

cle.

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Instructionly operated tailgate

Introduction

WARNING

Never drive with the boot lid open or ajar, as otherwise exhaust gases

may get into the interior of the vehicle – risk of poisoning!

Ensure that the lock is properly engaged after closing the lid. Otherwise,

the lid might open suddenly while the vehicle is moving, even if the lid was

locked – risk of accident!

Make sure that when closing the boot lid, no body parts are crushed -

there is danger of injury!

Do not press on the rear window when closing the boot lid, it could crack

– risk of injury!

Open/close boot lid

Fig. 60  Opening / closing tailgate

Read and observe   on page 67 first.

To open, press the 

A

 button in the direction of arrow 

1

» Fig. 60

.

Raise the lid in the direction of the arrow 

2

.

To close, grab the mount 

B

 and pull in the direction of arrow 

3

.

Note

Button 

A

 

» Fig. 60

 is deactivated when starting or at a speed of more than 5

km/h. The button is activated again after the vehicle has stopped and a door is

opened.

Setting the delayed locking of the boot lid

Read and observe   on page 67 first.

If the boot lid is unlocked with the  button on the key, the lid is automatical-

ly locked again after closing.
The period after which the boot lid is locked automatically can be extended by

a specialist garage.

CAUTION

There is a risk of unwanted entry into the vehicle before the boot lid is locked

automatically.

Electric boot lid

Introduction

The boot lid (hereinafter as lid) can be operated electrically and instruction in the

event of an emergency 

» page 69

.

WARNING

Ensure that the lock is properly engaged after closing the lid. Otherwise,

the lid might open while the vehicle is moving - risk of accident.

Never drive with the lid open or unlatched, as otherwise exhaust gases

may get into the interior of the vehicle – risk of poisoning!

Only open and close the lid when no one is located in the opening/closing

range – risk of injury!

Make sure that no limbs are caught or crushed when closing the lid - risk

of injury!

CAUTION

Do not attempt to close the lid instructionly during electrical motion - there is a

risk of damaging the electric lid operation.

Lock the vehicle before driving through a car wash (or with the central lock-

ing button). In some car washes the boot lid might open automatically due to

the pressure action of the washing brushes - there is a risk of damage to the

vehicle interior, as well as to the objects being transported.

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CAUTION

Before opening / closing the flap, check that there are no objects in the

opening / closing area that could damage the flap, and if there are any objects

in the immediate vicinity of the vehicle that could damage the vehicle interior

and the objects being transported.

In certain circumstances, if the lid is loaded (e.g. by a thick layer of snow), the

opening process of the lid can be interrupted. Remove the snow from the lid to

re-enable the electrical operation.

If the lid closes automatically (e.g. under load of snow), you will hear an inter-

mittent beep.

The flap is always to be close before disconnecting the battery.

Description of operation

Fig. 61  Lid operation

Read and observe   and   on page 67 first.

Ways to open the lid

By pressing the handle 

A

 

» Fig. 61

.

By pulling the button 

C

.

By holding the button 

D

 on the key.

If the lid hits an obstacle when closing, it stops and an audible signal sounds.

Ways to close the lid

By pressing the button 

B

 

» Fig. 61

.

By holding the button 

D

 on the key (applies to vehicles with the KESSY key-

less unlocking system). The key must be located at a maximum distance of 2

m from the lid.

By pressing the handle 

A

.

By pulling and holding the button 

C

. The opening process stops when one

releases the button.

By briefly pressing the lid downwards.

If the flap meets an obstacle when it is closed, it stops, an acoustic signal

sounds and the flap moves back a few centimetres.

Ways to stop the lid movement

By pressing the button 

B

 

» Fig. 61

.

By pulling on the button 

C

 or by releasing the button.

By holding the button 

D

 on the key.

By pressing the handle 

A

.

Audible signals

An acoustic signal is sounded when opening/closing the lid by means of the

button 

C

 or 

D

.

Note

Button 

A

 

» Fig. 61

 is deactivated when starting or at a speed of more than 5

km/h. The button is activated again after the vehicle has stopped and a door is

opened.

If you rapidly enter the vehicle during the opening or closing process of the

lid, the whole vehicle may jerk and, as a result, the movement of the lid can be

interrupted.

Set the top position of the lid

Read and observe   and   on page 67 first.

The top position of the lid can be adjusted (e.g. in a limited space to open the

lid due to the garage height or for a more comfortable operation, depending

on the height of the person).

Adjusting the top position of the lid

Stop the lid in the desired position.

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Press and hold button 

B

 

» Fig. 61

 on page 68 until you hear an acoustic sig-

nal.

Adjusting the top starting position of the lid

Carefully raise the flap manually to the limit.

Press and hold button 

B

 

» Fig. 61

 on page 68 until you hear an acoustic sig-

nal.

Note

The top position which is reached when the lid opens automatically, is always

lower than the maximum top position which can be reached when the lid is

opened manually.

Malfunctions

Read and observe   and   on page 67 first.

Examples of operational malfunctions

Description of the malfunc-

tion

Remedy

The lid cannot be opened

Unlocking the lid 

» page 302

The lid does not react to an

opening signal

Removing a possible obstacle (e.g. snow), re-

opening the lid 

» page 68

 

Press handle 

A

 

» Fig. 61

 on page 68 and pull

the lid upwards

The lid remains in the top

position

Manual closing of the lid

The lid is open and the bat-

tery was disconnected

Close manually

Close the door slowly, push down the lid, push in the lock on the centre of the

edge, above the ŠKODA logo.

Operating contactless boot lid

Fig. 62 

Opening the boot lid

Read and observe   and   on page 67 first.

Depending on equipment the boot lid can be operated without contact.
The ignition must be switched off and you have to have the vehicle key on

your person.

To open/close, move one foot in the sensor area below the rear bumper

quickly in the direction of the arrow 

» Fig. 62

.

The flap opens / closes automatically. When opening the fully closed flap, the

brake light in the rear window lights up. An acoustic signal is sounded when

closing the lid.
If the lid does not move, then repeat the operating process after a few sec-

onds.
The lid movement can be stopped by a rapid swinging of the foot. Swinging

the foot again will continue the lid movement.

The function can be activated/deactivated in Infotainment in the menu 



/ 

→  → Opening and closing → “Easy Open”.
We recommend that the function is deactivated in the following cases:

Installation of a roof rack.

Connecting a trailer (accessory) to the towbar.

Manual vehicle wash.

Maintenance and repair work in the back of the vehicle.

When connecting a device to the trailer socket the deactivation of the func-

tion takes place.

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Note

With heavy rain or a dirty rear bumper, under certain circumstances that there

may be limitations, or the automatic deactivation of the contactless opening

function of the boot lid may occur.

Window operation

Introduction

WARNING

Always close the window carefully and controlled. Doing so may may

cause yourself or fellow passengers considerable crushing injuries.

The system is fitted with a force limiter 

» page 71

. If there is an obstacle

(e.g. In the event of a body part becoming trapped) the closing process is

stopped and the window goes down by several centimetres. However, the

windows should be closed carefully – risk of injury.

CAUTION

Keep the windows clean to ensure the correct functionality of the electric

power windows.

Always close the windows before disconnecting the battery.

Note

If the windows are opened, dust and other dirt can get into the vehicle and the

wind noise is more at certain speeds.

Open / close Window

Fig. 63  Power window buttons

Fig. 64 

Button of the window lifter on

the passenger side

Read and observe   and   on page 70 first.

All windows can be operated from the driver's seat. The window in the front

passenger door and the windows in the rear doors are operated via the button

in each door.
Power window buttons 

» Fig. 63

Front door left
Front door right
Rear door, left
Rear door, right
Deactivate/activate the buttons in the rear doors (the deactivation may be

advantageous if, for example, children are transported on the rear seats)
Deactivation / activation of the key in the rear door left (part of the child

safety lock with electric operation)
Deactivation / activation of the key in the back door right (part of the child

safety lock with electric operation)

Open/close window

To open, lightly press the appropriate button down and hold it until the win-

dow has moved into the desired position.

or: Press the button to the stop; the window automatically opens fully. Re-

newed pressing of the button causes the window to stop.

To close, pull gently on the top edge of the corresponding button and hold

until the window has moved into the desired position.

or: Pull the button briefly to the stop, the window automatically closes fully.

Renewed pulling of the button causes the window to stop immediately.

A
B
C
D

E

F

G

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Disable / enable buttons in the rear doors

To deactivate/activate the buttons in the rear doors, press the 

E

 button. If

the buttons in the rear doors are deactivated, the warning light 

 illuminates

in the 

E

 button.

or: On vehicles with child safety lock with electric operation, press the re-

spective key 

F

 or 

G

. If the buttons in the rear doors are deactivated, the

warning light 

illuminates in the respective button 

F

 or 

G

.

Note

After switching off the ignition, the windows can still open and close for

about 10 minutes.

After the driver or front passenger door is opened, the operation of the win-

dow is only possible with the button 

A

» Fig. 63

, in which case this is pressed

or pulled for approx. 2 seconds.

Force limiter

Read and observe   and   on page 70 first.

The electrical power windows are fitted with a force limiter.
If there is an obstacle, the closing process is stopped and the window goes

down by several centimetres.
If the obstacle prevents the window from being closed during the next 10 sec-

onds, the closing process is interrupted once again and the window goes down

by several centimetres.
If you attempt to close the window again within 10 seconds of the window be-

ing moved down for the second time, even though the obstacle was not yet

been removed, the closing process is only stopped. During this time it is not

possible to automatically close the window. The force limiter is still switched

on.
The force limiter is only not operational if you attempt to close the window

again within the next 10 seconds – the window will now close with full force!
If you wait longer than 10 seconds, the force limiter is switched on again.

Window convenience operation

Read and observe   and   on page 70 first.

The convenience operation for the window offers the option to open/close all

the windows at once (or only the window in the driver's door). The conven-

ience operation function can be adjusted individually in Infotainment in the

menu 



/  →  → Opening and closing.

Opening

Press and hold the  button on the key.

or: Switch off the ignition, open the driver's door and hold the key 

A

 until it

stops in the open position 

» Fig. 63

 on page 70.

Closing

Press and hold the  button on the key.

or: Switch off the ignition, open the driver's door and hold the key 

A

 until it

stops in the closed position 

» Fig. 63

 on page 70.

In the KESSY system, hold your finger on the sensor on the outside of the

door handle of the front door 

» Fig. 53

 on page 62.

The convenience operation will only function correctly if all the windows auto-

matically open/close properly.
Convenience opening or closing the window using the key in the driver's door

locking cylinder is only possible within 45 seconds of locking the vehicle.
The movement of the window is stopped immediately when the respective

button is released.

Note

The settings for the window convenience operation are stored (depending on

the Infotainment type) in the active user account personalisation 

» page 59

.

Malfunctions

Read and observe   and   on page 70 first.

Repeatedly opening and closing the window can cause the window mechanism

to overheat and become temporarily blocked. You will be able to operate the

window again as soon as the operating mechanisms has cooled down.
After disconnecting the vehicle battery, automatic opening / closing the win-

dow can be deactivated. In this case the system must be activated as follows.

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Activate window operation

Switch on the ignition.

Pull the top edge of the button and close the window.

Release the button.

Pull up the respective button and hold for 1 second.

Panoramic tilting / sliding sunroof

Introduction

The panorama sliding/tilting roof (hereinafter referred to as sliding/tilting roof)

can only be operated when the ignition is turned on and when the outdoor

temperature is no lower than -20 °C.
The sliding/tilting roof can still be operated for approx. 10 minutes after

switching the ignition off. After opening the driver or front passenger door, it

is no longer possible to operate the sliding/tilting roof.

WARNING

When operating the sliding/tilting roof and the sunshade, proceed with

caution to avoid causing crushing injuries – risk of injury!

CAUTION

During the winter, remove any ice and snow in the vicinity of the sliding/tilt-

ing roof before opening it to prevent any damage to the opening mechanism.

Always close the sliding/tilting roof before disconnecting the battery.

Operation

Fig. 65  Operation of the sliding/tilting roof

Read and observe   and   on page 72 first.

Operation of the sliding/tilting roof 

» Fig. 65

Gradual opening
Complete opening
Gradually reset
Fully reset
Gradual opening
Fully opening

After the first press, the sliding/tilting roof stops in the position where the

intensity of the wind noise is low (at speeds of approx. less than 80 km/h).

Press again and the sliding/tilting roof goes to the stop.
Gradual closing
Complete closing

Force limiter

Read and observe   and   on page 72 first.

The sliding/tilting roof is fitted with a force limiter.
If there is an obstacle, the closing process is stopped and the glass pane re-

tracts by several centimetres.

WARNING

If the sliding/tilting roof is closed by holding down the switch 

7

 / 

8

,

» Fig. 65

 on page 72and the closing process is hindered by an obstacle, then

when attempting to close for a third time, the force limiter is rendered in-

operable (if the period of 5 s is not reached between the individual at-

tempts to close). The sliding/tilting roof closes with full force - it may cause

injury.

Convenience operation of the sliding / tilting roof

Read and observe   and   on page 72 first.

The convenience operation makes it possible to open or close the sliding/tilt-

ing roof using the key or the KESSY system via the sensor in the door handle

of the front door.

To open out, press and hold the button on the key.

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To close, press and hold the button (with KESSY, hold your finger on the

sensor on the outside of the door handle of the front door).

By interrupting the locking process, the closing operation is interrupted.

Activate operation of the sliding/tilting roof

Fig. 66 

Operation of the sliding/tilting

roof

Read and observe   and   on page 72 first.

If the operation of the sliding/tilting roof is deactivated (e.g. after disconnect-

ing and connecting the battery), then operation will have to be activated.

Switch on the ignition, pull the switch on the recess all the way down in the

direction of arrow 

1

 

» Fig. 66

 and hold.

The sliding/tilting roof opens/closes again after around 10 seconds.

Release the lever.

Electrically operated sunshade

Fig. 67 

Button for operating the sun-

shade

Read and observe   and   on page 72 first.

Operation of the sunblind 

» Fig. 67

Open - by pressing (press again - sunshade stops moving)
Close - by pressing (press again - sunshade stops moving)

The sunshade can also be operated by pressing and holding the appropriate

button (starts movement of the sunshade) and releasing it when the sunshade

reaches the desired position.

Activating operation of the sunshade

Read and observe   and   on page 72 first.

If the operation of sunshade is deactivated (e.g. after disconnecting and con-

necting the battery), then the operation will have to be activated.

Switch on the ignition, press and hold the  

» Fig. 67

 on page 73 button.

The sunshade opens and closes again after around 10 seconds.

Release the button.

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Unlocking and opening

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Lights and visibility

Light

Introduction

Unless otherwise stated, the lights only work when the ignition is switched on.
For the basic position of the light switch, use position .

Note

The headlights may mist up temporarily. When the light is switched on, the

light-emitting surface demists after a short period of time.

Operating the lights

Fig. 68 

Light switch

To switch on/off the lights, turn the 

A

 

» Fig. 68

 switch to one of the following

positions (equipment-dependent).

Switching off lights (except daytime running lights)

Switching the light on/off automatically 

» page 75

Switching on the parking lights or parking lights on both sides 

» page 78

Switching on the low beam

Headlight range control of the Halogen headlights

The headlight range can be set in Infotainment in the menu 



/  →  → Light.

The range of the halogen headlights can be set on the screen, in accordance

with the vehicle load, to the following basic settings.

Front seats occupied, boot empty
All seats occupied, boot empty



All seats occupied, boot loaded
Driver seat occupied, boot loaded

In the event of another vehicle loading condition, the setting for positions . . 

can be used.
The LEDFront headlights s automatically adjust to vehicle loading and driving

conditions, so they do not have manual headlight range control.

WARNING

Always adjust the headlight range control to comply with the following

conditions and prevent accidents.

The vehicle does not dazzle other road users, especially oncoming vehi-

cles.

The beam range is sufficient for safe driving.

Note

If, with a dipped beam, the ignition is turned off, then the dipped beam will

automatically switch off and the parking lights will come on. Does not apply to

the position , as long as the conditions are met for the COMING HOME

function . The parking lights are switched off when the ignition key is removed

(for vehicles with the KESSY system, after opening the driver's door).

If there is a fault in the light switch, the low beam comes on automatically.

Daytime running lights

The daytime running lights illuminate the area in front of and to the rear of the

vehicle (only applicable for some countries).
The lights are switched on automatically if the following conditions are

met.

The light switch is in the position  or .
The ignition is switched on.

WARNING

Always switch on the low beam when visibility is poor.

Note

The light can operate automatically under certain circumstances, even if the

light switch is in position .

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Turn signal and main beam

Fig. 69 

Operating lever: Turn signal and

main beam operation

Control stalk positions 

» Fig. 69

Switch on the right turn signal
Switch on the left turn signal
Switch on main beam (spring-tensioned position)

Switch off main beam / headlight flasher on (spring-tensioned position)

The main beam can only be switched on when the low beam lights are on.
The headlight flasher can be used even if the ignition is switched off.
The turn signal switches off automatically depending on the steering angle af-

ter turning.
Use the control stalk to switch on/off the headlight assistant

» page 76

.

Comfort indicating

When the control talk is pressed slightly up or down, the respective turn signal

indicates three times.
If during the convenience turn signal, the operating lever is pressed in the op-

posite direction, the indicating will stop.
Convenience signalling can be activated/deactivated in Infotainment in the

menu 



/  →  → Light/

WARNING

Only turn on the main beam or the headlight flasher if other road users will

not be dazzled.



Note

The setting (activation/deactivation) of the convenience turn signal is stored

(depending on the Infotainment type) in the active user account personalisa-

tion 

» page 59

.

Automatic driving light control

Fig. 70 

Light switch: Position 

If the light switch is in position  

» Fig. 70

, then the lights are automatically

switched on/off to suit current light or weather conditions (rain), depending on

the equipment.
If the light switch is in position , the lettering 



 illuminates next to the

light switch. If the light is switched on automatically, the symbol 

 also illumi-

nates next to the light switch.

Automatic driving light control in the rain (referred to as function in the

following)

The dipped beam is switched on automatically if the following conditions are

met.

The function is activated.
The light switch is in the position .
The windscreen wipers are on for more than 30 s.

The light turns off automatically about 4 minutes after turning off the wipers.

Setting, activation/deactivation

The following functions can be set or activated/deactivated in Infotainment in

the menu 



/  →  → Light.

Sensitivity adjustment of the sensor for determining the lighting conditions

for automatic driving light control

Automatic driving light control during rain

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WARNING

The automatic driving lamp control (position ) only operates as a sup-

port and does not release the driver from his responsibility to check the

lights and, if necessary, to switch on the light depending on the prevailing

light conditions.

CAUTION

Poorer visibility is evaluated by a sensor mounted below the windscreen in the

holder of the rear-view mirror. Do not cover the sensor - the system can be

affected.

Note

The setting (activate/deactivate) of the automatic driving light control during

rain is stored (depending on the Infotainment type) in the active user account

personalisation 

» page 59

.

LED headlights

The LED headlights (hereinafter referred to as just system) use the journey da-

ta to automatically ensure the best possible light cone in front of the vehicle.
The system operates automatically in the following modes: urban, remote, mo-

torway and bad weather.
A component of the system is the static side light. This light is used in some

light modes, e.g. for bend illumination during reversing.
The system works as long as the light switch is in position .

WARNING

If there is a system malfunction the headlights are automatically lowered to

the emergency position, which prevents a possible dazzling of oncoming

traffic. This reduces the cone of light in front of the vehicle. Seek help from

a specialist garage.

Light Assist

Fig. 71  Installation location versions of the sensor / system on/off

The system automatically switches the high beam on/off in accordance with

the existing traffic (other vehicles) and environmental conditions (e.g. driving

through a lit village).
The high beam on/off is controlled by a sensor or a camera 

» Fig. 71

.

The system can be activated/deactivated in Infotainment in the menu 



/ 

→  → Light → Light Assist.
Conditions for the system function

The system is activated.
The light switch is in the position .
The vehicle speed is over 60 km/h or for some countries more than 40

km/h.
The windscreen is clean in the sensor area.

Switch on the system

Push the lever into the sprung position 

A

 

» Fig. 71

. The following indicator

light  lights up in the instrument cluster display.

Switch off the system

If the high beam is switched on automatically, move the lever into the sprung

position 

B

. The warning light  goes out. The high beam turns off.

If the high beam is is not switched on automatically, move the lever into the

sprung position 

A

. The warning light  goes out. The high beam turns on.

The high beam switches off automatically when the speed falls below 30 km/h

(but the system remains switched on).

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