2013 Mercedes-Benz CLA Owner's Manual

2013 Mercedes-Benz CLA owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
CLA
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
5.37 MB

Table of Contents

General notes
23
Returning an end-of-life vehicle
23
General notes
24
Important safety notes
24
Declarations of conformity
25
Diagnostics connection
25
Qualified specialist workshop
26
Vehicle registration
26
Correct use
26
Implied warranty
26
General notes
27
At a glance
30
Displays and controls
32
Warning and indicator lamps
34
Centre console, upper section
36
Centre console, lower section
37
Overhead control panel
38
Door control panel
39
Safety
42
Useful information
42
Important safety notes
42
SRS (Supplemental Restraint System)
43
Airbags
44
PRE-SAFE® (anticipatory occupant protection)
48
Child restraint systems
52
Driving safety systems overview
65
Important safety notes
66
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
66
BAS (Brake Assist)
66
COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST
67
Adaptive brake lamps
70
ESP® (Electronic Stability Program)
70
EBD (electronic brake force distribution)
72
ADAPTIVE BRAKE
72
Immobiliser
73
ATA (Anti-Theft Alarm system)
73
Tow-away protection
73
Interior motion sensor
74
Opening and closing
78
Important safety notes
78
Key functions
79
Changing the settings of the locking system
79
Emergency key element
79
Battery of the key
80
Important safety notes
83
Unlocking and opening the doors from the inside
84
Centrally locking and unlocking the vehicle from the inside
84
Automatic locking feature
85
Unlocking the driver's door (emergency key element)
85
Important safety notes
86
Opening and closing manually from outside
87
Opening automatically from outside
87
Opening automatically from inside
87
Important safety notes
88
Side window reversing feature
89
Opening and closing the side windows
89
Convenience opening feature
90
Convenience closing feature
90
Resetting the side windows
90
Important safety notes
91
Sliding sunroof reversing feature
92
Operating the sliding sunroof
92
Operating the roller sunblinds for the sliding sunroof
93
Problems with the sliding sunroof
94
Seats, steering wheel and mirrors
96
Useful information
96
Important safety notes
97
Adjusting the seats manually
98
Adjusting the seats electrically
98
Adjusting the head restraints
99
Adjusting the 4-way lumbar support
100
Important safety notes
102
Rear-view mirror
103
Exterior mirrors
103
Automatic anti-dazzle mirrors
104
Storing settings
105
Calling up a stored setting
106
Lights and windscreen wipers
108
General notes
108
Driving abroad
108
Setting the exterior lighting
108
Combination switch
111
Hazard warning lamps
112
Headlamp cleaning system
112
Intelligent Light System
112
Adaptive Highbeam Assist
113
Overview of interior lighting
115
Interior lighting control
116
Important safety notes
116
Overview of bulb replacement – bulbs
117
Replacing the front bulbs
118
Switching the windscreen wipers on/off
120
Replacing the wiper blades
121
Problems with the windscreen wipers
123
Climate control
126
Important safety notes
126
Control panel for THERMATIC automatic climate control
127
Notes on using THERMATIC automatic climate control
127
Control panel for THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control (2-zone)
129
Switching climate control on/off
130
Activating/deactivating the cooling with air dehumidification function
130
Setting climate control to automatic mode
132
Setting the temperature
132
Setting the air distribution
133
Setting the airflow
133
Switching the ZONE function on/off
133
Demisting the windscreen
134
Demisting the windows
134
Rear window heating
135
Activating/deactivating air-recirculation mode
136
Convenience opening/closing using the air-recirculation button
136
Activating/deactivating the residual heat function
137
Important safety notes
143
Setting the centre air vents
143
Adjusting the side air vents
144
Setting the rear-compartment air vents
144
Driving and parking
146
Important safety notes
146
Important safety notes
146
Key positions
147
Starting the engine
147
Pulling away
148
ECO start/stop function
149
Gear lever
153
Shifting to neutral (N)
154
Engaging reverse gear
154
Important safety notes
154
DIRECT SELECT lever
154
Transmission positions
156
Changing gear
156
Driving tips
156
Program selector button
157
Steering wheel gearshift paddles
158
Automatic drive program
158
Manual drive program
158
Important safety notes
161
Refuelling
162
Important safety notes
164
Switching off the engine
164
Electric parking brake
165
General notes
167
ECO display
167
Braking
168
Driving on wet roads
169
Cruise control
170
SPEEDTRONIC
173
DISTRONIC PLUS
175
HOLD function
183
PARKTRONIC
184
Active Parking Assist
188
Reversing camera
193
ATTENTION ASSIST
197
Speed Limit Assist
198
Notes on towing a trailer
203
Folding out the ball coupling
205
Coupling up a trailer
206
Uncoupling a trailer
206
Folding in the ball coupling
207
Trailer power supply
208
Bulb failure indicator for LED lamps
208
Trailer with 7-pin connector
208
On-board computer and displays
210
Useful information
210
Instrument cluster lighting
210
Coolant temperature gauge
210
Rev counter
211
Outside temperature display
211
Speedometer with segments
211
Operating the on-board computer
211
Menu overview
213
Trip menu
213
Navigation menu
215
Audio menu
216
Telephone menu
217
Assistance menu
219
Service menu
221
General notes
228
Hiding display messages
228
Message memory
228
Safety systems
229
Lights
238
Engine
242
Driving systems
244
Tyres
250
Vehicle
252
Seat belts
257
Safety systems
258
Engine
264
Driving systems
266
Tyres
267
Stowing and features
270
Useful information
270
Stowage spaces
270
Luggage nets
273
Through-loading facility in the rear compartment
273
Through-loading facility in the rear bench seat
273
Securing a load
274
Stowage well under the boot floor
275
Cup holders
276
Sun visors
277
Ashtray
278
Cigarette lighter
278
12 V sockets
279
Mobile phone
280
Floormat on the driver's side
281
Retrofitted anti-glare film
282
Maintenance and care
284
Bonnet
284
Engine oil
286
General notes
290
Care of the exterior
290
Interior care
294
Breakdown assistance
298
Warning triangle
298
First-aid kit
298
Fire extinguisher
299
Preparing the vehicle
300
MOExtended tyres (tyres with run-flat characteristics)
300
Important safety notes
304
Charging the battery
306
Important safety notes
310
Fitting/removing the towing eye
312
Towing the vehicle with the front axle raised
312
Towing the vehicle with both axles on the ground
312
Transporting the vehicle
313
Important safety notes
314
Before replacing a fuse
314
Fuse box in the engine compartment
314
Fuse box in the front-passenger footwell
315
Wheels and tyres
318
Useful information
318
Information on driving
318
Regular checking of wheels and tyres
319
Important safety notes on the tyre tread
319
Selecting, fitting and replacing tyres
319
General notes
320
Driving with summer tyres
320
S tyres
320
Tyre pressure specifications
321
Tyre pressure loss warning system
323
Flat tyre
326
Interchanging the wheels
326
Direction of rotation
327
Storing wheels
327
Cleaning the wheels
327
General notes
331
Important safety notes
333
General notes
334
Removing the emergency spare wheel
334
Technical data
334
Technical data
336
Tampering with the engine electronics
336
Vehicle identification plate with vehicle identification number (VIN)
338
VIN
338
Important safety notes
338
Fuel
339
Engine oil
342
Brake fluid
343
Coolant
343
Mounting dimensions
346
Trailer loads
347
Internet
351
Editorial office
351

FAQ about the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLA Manual

What contains the 2013 CLA manual?

The Mercedes-Benz CLA owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Mercedes-Benz to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Mercedes-Benz CLA. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Mercedes-Benz CLA 2013 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

Where to download the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLA Owners Manual?

The Mercedes-Benz CLA owner manual for the 2013 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Mercedes-Benz CLA year 2013 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2013 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Mercedes-Benz CLA (2013) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2013 is available in English.

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