Restricting the shift range

left towards D–. Press the selector lever to the left towards D–.
paddle shifter. Pull the left-hand steering wheel paddle shifter.
The automatic transmission shifts down one gear and restricts the shift range to the relevant gear.

maximum If the engine exceeds the maximum engine speed when shifting down, the automatic transmission protects against engine damage by not shifting down.

the shift If the maximum engine speed for the shift range is reached and you continue to accelerate, the automatic transmission shifts up in order to prevent the engine from overrevving, even if the shift range is restricted.

    See also:

    Comfortable and safe: the rear seats
    The rear seat unit is of one-piece construction. Three head restraints and three inertia-reel seat belts ensure the safety of the occupants. The outer rear seats are also equipped with belt tensio ...

    Brimming with genuine character, the new Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is set to take the world of compact SUVs by storm. Yet it is not just the distinctive all-rounder's practical and appealingly compa ...

    Registering satellite radio
    Select Audio in the main function bar by sliding and turning the COMAND controller and press to confirm. Select Sat. Radio and press to confirm. Service information screen 1 Provid ...