to the left towards D–. Briefly press the selector lever to the left towards D–.
paddle shifter. Pull the left-hand steering wheel paddle shifter.
The automatic transmission shifts down to the next gear.

without If you brake the vehicle or stop without shifting down, the automatic transmission will shift down to a gear that will allow the vehicle to accelerate or pull away again.

handling Vehicles with the dynamic handling package: to avoid overrevving the engine when downshifting, the automatic transmission does not shift to a lower gear if this would result in the maximum engine speed being exceeded.

the For maximum acceleration, push the selector lever to the left or pull and hold the left-hand steering wheel paddle shifter until the transmission shifts to the optimal gear for the current speed.

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