Vehicles with automatic transmission

Х► Shift the transmission to position P.

Using the SmartKey

Х► Turn the SmartKey to position 0 in the ignition lock and remove it.
The immobilizer is activated.
Х► Apply the parking brake firmly.

If you turn off the engine with the SmartKey and then remove it from the ignition lock or open a front door, the automatic transmission shifts to P automatically.

Using KEYLESS-GO

Х► Press the Start/Stop button.

The engine stops and all the indicator lamps in the instrument cluster go out.
Х► Apply the parking brake firmly.

If you use the Start/Stop button to switch off the engine, the automatic transmission shifts to N automatically. If you then open the driver's or front-passenger door, the automatic transmission shifts to P.

In an emergency, the engine can be turned off while the vehicle is in motion by pressing and holding the Start/Stop button for three seconds.

If you have started the engine with the Start/ Stop button and it cannot be switched off as described:

Х► remove the Start/Stop button from the ignition lock.
Х► insert the SmartKey into the ignition lock.

The engine switches off. The ignition is in position 0.

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