Automatic operation

Select position D for automatic changing of the four gears.

The gearbox then operates in auto-adaptive mode, without any intervention on the part of the driver. It continuously selects the most suitable gear according to the style of driving, the profile of the road and the load in the vehicle.

For maximum acceleration without touching the gear lever, press the accelerator pedal down fully (kick down). The gearbox changes down automatically or maintains the gear selected until the maximum engine speed is reached. On braking, the gearbox changes down automatically to provide efficient engine braking.

If you release the accelerator sharply, the gearbox will not change to a higher gear for safety reasons.

Never select position N while the vehicle is moving.

Never select positions P or R unless the vehicle is completely stationary.

    See also:

    Gear lever
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    Indicator and warning lamps
    Visual indicators informing the driver that a system is in operation, switched off or has a fault. When the ignition is switched on Certain warning lamps come on for a few seconds in the instr ...

    Stopping the vehicle
    Before switching off the engine, you can change to position N to be in neutral. In this case, you must apply the parking brake to immobilise the vehicle. ...