Combined instrument panel

Digital combined instrument panel - overview

Updated 7/23/2018

The combined instrument panel's information display shows information on some of the car's functions, as well as messages.

Information display

Information display, digital instrument panel.

Information display, digital instrument panel*.

There are further descriptions under the functions that use the display.

Gauges and indicators

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Various themes can be selected for the digital combined instrument panel. Possible themes are "Elegance", "Eco" and "Performance".

A theme can only be selected when the engine is running.

To select the theme, press the left-hand stalk switch's OK button and select the Themes menu option by turning the thumbwheel on the lever. Press the OK button. Turn the thumbwheel to select the theme and confirm the selection by pressing the OK button.

On certain model variants, the appearance of the centre console's screen follows the theme selected for the combined instrument panel.

The contrast mode and colour mode for the instrument can also be set using the left-hand stalk switch.

For more information on menu navigation, see Menu navigation - combined instrument panel.

The choice of theme and setting of contrast mode and colour mode can be stored for each remote control key in the car key memory*, see Remote control key - personalisation.

Theme "Elegance"

Gauges and indicators, theme

Gauges and indicators, theme "Elegance".

Fuel gauge. When the indicator lowers to only one white marking

When the display's message Distance to empty fuel tank: starts to show ----, the marking becomes red.

, the yellow indicator symbol for low level in the fuel tank is illuminated. See also Trip computer and Filling up with fuel.
Temperature gauge for engine coolant
Speedometer
Tachometer. The meter indicates engine speed in thousands of revolutions per minute (rpm).
Gear shift indicator

Manual gearbox.

/ Gear position indicator

Automatic gearbox.

. See also Gear shift indicator or Automatic gearbox - Geartronic.

Theme "Eco"

Gauges and indicators, theme

Gauges and indicators, theme "Eco".

Fuel gauge. When the indicator lowers to only one white marking

When the display's message Distance to empty fuel tank: starts to show ----, the marking becomes red.

, the yellow indicator symbol for low level in the fuel tank is illuminated. See also Trip computer and Filling up with fuel.
Eco guide. See also Eco guide & Power guide.
Speedometer
Tachometer. The meter indicates engine speed in thousands of revolutions per minute (rpm).
Gear shift indicator

Manual gearbox.

/ Gear position indicator

Automatic gearbox.

. See also Gear shift indicator or Automatic gearbox - Geartronic.

Theme "Performance"

Gauges and indicators, theme

Gauges and indicators, theme "Performance".

Fuel gauge. When the indicator lowers to only one white marking

When the display's message Distance to empty fuel tank: starts to show ----, the marking becomes red.

, the yellow indicator symbol for low level in the fuel tank is illuminated. See also Trip computer and Filling up with fuel.
Temperature gauge for engine coolant
Speedometer
Tachometer. The meter indicates engine speed in thousands of revolutions per minute (rpm).
Power guide. See also Eco guide & Power guide.
Gear shift indicator

Manual gearbox.

/ Gear position indicator

Automatic gearbox.

. See also Gear shift indicator or Automatic gearbox - Geartronic.

Indicator and warning symbols

Indicator and warning symbols, digital instrument panel.

Indicator and warning symbols, digital instrument panel.

Indicator symbols
Indicator and warning symbols
Warning symbols

Certain engine variants do not have systems to warn of oil pressure loss. In cars with these variants the symbol for low oil pressure is not used. Warning for low oil level is via display text. For more information, see Engine oil - general.

Functionality check

All indicator and warning symbols, apart from symbols in the centre of the information display, illuminate in key position II or when the engine is started. When the engine has started, all the symbols should go out except the parking brake symbol, which only goes out when the brake is disengaged.

If the engine does not start or if the functionality check is carried out in key position II then all symbols go out within a few seconds except the symbol for faults in the car's emissions system and the symbol for low oil pressure.


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