Electronic stability control

Activating or deactivating sport mode for electronic stability control

Updated 5/18/2020

Activating or deactivating sport mode for electronic stability control

The stability system (ESCElectronic Stability Control) is always activated – it cannot be switched off. However, the driver can select sport mode, which allows for a more active driving experience.

P5-1507-Electronic Stability Control, sport mode symbol

Activate or deactivate the function using this button in the centre display's function view.

  • Illuminated button indication – the function is activated.
  • Extinguished button indication – the function is deactivated.
P5-1946-Electronic Stability Control in Sport Mode

The driver display indicates activated ESC Sport Mode by displaying this symbol with a constant glow until the function is deactivated or the engine is switched off. The next time the engine is started, the system is back in its normal mode again.

The ESC Sport Mode function cannot be selected when one of the following functions is activated:

  • Speed limiter
  • Cruise control
  • Adaptive cruise control*
  • Pilot Assist*

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