Rearview mirrors

Angling adjustment of the door mirrors

Updated 5/12/2021

Angling adjustment of the door mirrors

To ensure better visibility to the rear, the door mirrors need to be set to the preferences of the driver.

There are a number of automatic settings that can also be linked to the memory function buttons for the power seat*.

Using controls for door mirrors

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Controls for door mirrors.

The door mirror positions are adjusted with the joystick in the driver's door control panel. The car must be in usage mode Comfort or higher.

Press the L button for the left-hand door mirror or the R button for the right-hand door mirror. The light in the button illuminates.

Adjust the position with the joystick in the centre.

Press the L or R button again. The light should no longer be illuminated.

Folding in rearview mirrors electrically*

The mirrors can be retracted for parking/driving in narrow spaces.

Depress the L and R buttons simultaneously.

Release them after approximately 1 second. The mirrors automatically stop in the fully retracted position.

Fold out the mirrors by pressing down the L and R buttons simultaneously. The mirrors automatically stop in the extended position with the previous setting.

Resetting to neutral

Mirrors that have been moved out of position by an external force must be reset electrically to their original position for electric retracting/extending* to work correctly.

Fold in the door mirrors by pressing down the L and R buttons simultaneously.

Fold them out again by pressing the L and R buttons simultaneously.

Repeat the above procedure as necessary.

The mirrors are returned to the original position.

Angling during parkingOnly in combination with power seat with memory buttons*.

A door mirror can be angled down for the driver to view the side of the road when parking, for example.

Engage reverse gear and press the L or R button.

Note that the button may need to be pressed twice, depending on whether it was already preselected. The button flashes when the door mirror is angled down. When reverse gear is disengaged, the door mirror automatically starts to return after approx. 3 seconds and then reaches its original position after approx. 8 seconds.

Automatic angling during parkingOnly in combination with power seat with memory buttons*.

With this setting, the door mirrors are automatically angled down when reverse gear is selected. The folded position is preset and cannot be adjusted. This is so that the driver can, for example, see the edge of the road while parking.

Press in the centre display.

Press Controls.

Select the desired setting under Exterior mirrors tilt when reversing.

You can make the door mirrors return to their original positions by pressing the L or R button twice.

Automatic retraction when locking*

The door mirrors are automatically retracted/extended when the car is locked/unlocked using the key.


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