Controls for lighting

Passenger compartment lighting

Updated 7/23/2018

The passenger compartment lighting is activated/deactivated with the buttons in the overhead controls above the front seats and the rear seat.

All lighting in the passenger compartment can be switched on and off manually within 30 minutes from when:

  • the car has been switched off and its electrical system is in ignition position 0
  • the car has been unlocked but it has not been started.

Front lighting

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Controls in roof console for the front reading lamps and passenger compartment lighting.

Reading lamp, left-hand side
Passenger compartment lighting
Auto function for passenger compartment lighting
Reading lamp, right-hand side

Front reading lamps

The reading lamps on the right and left-hand sides can be turned on and off by briefly pressing the buttons in the roof console. Brightness is adjusted by holding the button pressed in.

Passenger compartment lighting

The floor lighting and interior roof lighting are switched on or off with a short press on the button in the roof console.

Auto function for passenger compartment lighting

The automatic function is activated by a short press on the AUTO button in the roof console. The light indicator in the button illuminates when the automatic function is activated. Press the AUTO button to switch the passenger compartment lighting on and off in accordance with the following.

Passenger compartment lighting:

  • illuminates when the car is unlocked and when it is switched off
  • extinguishes when the car is started and when it is locked
  • comes on and goes off, respectively, when a side door is opened or closed
  • remains on for two minutes if one of the side doors is open.

Rear lighting

The rear area of the car has reading lighting, which is also used as passenger compartment lighting.

The reading lamps are located in the interior roof.

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Reading lamps above the second

In cars with panorama roof* there are two lamp units, one on each side of the roof.

and third seat row*.

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Reading lamp above the second seat row in cars with panorama roof*.

The reading lamps are switched on or off by briefly pressing the button on the lamp. Brightness is adjusted by holding the button pressed in.

Glovebox lighting

Glovebox lighting is switched on and off respectively when the lid is opened or closed.

Vanity mirror lighting*

The lighting for the vanity mirror in the sun visor is switched on and off respectively when the cover is opened or closed.

Ground lighting

The ground lighting is switched on and off when the corresponding door is opened or closed.

Door sill lighting

The door sill lighting is switched on and off when the corresponding door is opened or closed.

Lighting in the cargo area

The lighting in the cargo area is switched on and off respectively when the tailgate is opened or closed.

Ambient light

Press Settings in the top view in the centre display.

Press My CarLightsInterior Lighting.

Choose between the following settings:

  • Under Ambient Light Intensity, select from Off, Low and High.
  • Under Ambient Light Level, select from Reduced and Full.
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Controls located next to the steering wheel.

The intensity of the ambient light can be adjusted using the control in the instrument panel:

Turn the thumbwheel to adjust the intensity.

Ambience lights*

The car is equipped with a number of LEDs that make it possible to change the colour of the light. These lights are switched on when the car is running.

The ambience lights can be changed via the centre display:

Changing the brightness of the lights

Press Settings in the top view in the centre display.

Press My CarLightsInterior LightingInterior Mood Lighting.

Under Interior Mood Light Intensity, select from Off, Low and High.

Changing the colour of the light

Press Settings in the top view in the centre display.

Press My CarLightsInterior LightingInterior Mood Lighting.

Choose between By Temperature, By Theme and Theme Colours in order to change the colour of the light.

With colour option By Temperature, the colour of the light changes according to the set passenger compartment temperature.

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Controls located next to the steering wheel.

The intensity of the ambience light can be adjusted using the controls in the instrument panel:

Turn the thumbwheel to adjust the intensity.

Lighting in storage compartments in doors

The lighting in storage compartments in doors is switched on when the car is running. The brightness can be finely adjusted using the control in the instrument panel.

Lighting in front cup holders in tunnel console

The lighting in the front cup holders is switched on when the car is unlocked and is switched off when the car is locked. The brightness can be finely adjusted using the control in the instrument panel.


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