CONTROLS Controls overview
Never operate the engine with the needle in the
red overspeed zone of the gauge. In this range,
the fuel supply is interrupted to protect the
Displays in tachometer
1 Current vehicle speed
2 Odometer, trip odometer, outside
3 Resetting the trip odometer
Odometer and trip odometer
Resetting the trip odometer
With the ignition switched on, press knob 3 in
Units of measure
Select the respective units of measure, miles or
km for the odometer as well as 7 or 6 for the
outside temperature, page 61.
Fuel tank capacity
Approx. 13.2 US gal/50 liters.
You can find information on refueling on
If the tilt of the vehicle varies for a longer period,
when you are driving in mountainous areas, for
example, the indicator may fluctuate slightly.
The arrow next to the gas pump symbol of the
fuel gauge points toward the side of the vehicle
with the fuel filler flap.
Once the fuel level has fallen to the reserve zone
of approx. 2.1 US gal/8 liters, the remaining indi-
cator lamps change from orange to red, arrow.
displays the remaining cruising
range. An indicator lamp comes on when the
remaining range is less than approx. 30 miles/
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