2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Owner's Manual

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE owners manual
Year:
2020
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
GLE
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
19.5 MB

Table of Contents

Cockpit
8
Indicator and warning lamps
12
Overhead control panel
14
Door control panel and seat adjustment
16
Control settings in the rear passenger compartment
18
Protecting the environment
24
Mercedes-Benz Genuine Parts
25
Vehicle operation outside the USA or Canada
26
Maintenance
26
Roadside Assistance
26
Change of address or change of ownership
26
Possible danger due to substances hazardous to health
27
Operating safety
27
Declaration of conformity for wireless vehicle components
29
Diagnostics connection
29
Qualified specialist workshop
30
Correct use of the vehicle
30
Problems with your vehicle
31
Reporting safety defects
31
Limited Warranty
31
Electronic control units
32
Online services
33
MBUX multimedia system/Mercedes me connect
34
Free and open-source software
35
Protection provided by the restraint system
37
Reduced restraint system protection
37
Restraint system functionality
38
Malfunctioning restraint system
38
Protection provided by the seat belt
39
Limitations of the protection provided by the seat belt
41
Fastening and adjusting seat belts
42
Seat belt adjustment function
43
Releasing seat belts
43
Activating/deactivating seat belt adjustment via the multimedia system
43
Overview of airbags
44
Protection by the airbags
45
Limited protection provided by airbags
46
PRE-SAFE®(anticipatory occupant protection)
51
Reversing the PRE-SAFE®system measures
52
Function of PRE-SAFE®PLUS (anticipatory occupant protection plus)
52
Always observe when children are traveling in the vehicle
53
Detecting risks, avoiding danger
54
Overview of suitable seats in the vehicle for installing a child restraint system
57
Activating/deactivating the seat belt's special seatbelt retractor
59
Installing the LATCH-type (ISOFIX) child restraint system on the rear seat
59
Securing a Top Tether
62
Securing the child restraint system with the seat belt
63
Child safety locks
66
Overview of SmartKey functions
69
Activating/deactivating the acoustic locking verification signal
70
Activating/deactivating the panic alarm
70
Changing the unlocking settings
70
Deactivating the SmartKey functions
70
Removing/inserting the emergency key
71
Replacing the SmartKey battery
71
Unlocking and opening doors from the inside
74
Centrally locking and unlocking the vehicle from the inside
74
Locking/unlocking the vehicle with KEYLESS-GO
74
Problems with KEYLESS-GO
76
Activating/deactivating the automatic locking feature
76
Power closing function
77
Opening the tailgate
78
Closing the tailgate
79
HANDS-FREE ACCESS function
81
Limiting the opening angle of the tailgate
83
Opening and closing the side windows
83
Convenience opening (ventilating the vehicle before starting a journey)
85
Convenience closing (closing the vehicle from outside)
85
Opening and closing the sliding sunroof
87
Automatic functions of the sliding sunroof
90
Extending or retracting the roller sunblinds on the rear side windows
92
Operating the roller sunblind for the panoramic roof
93
Function of the immobilizer
95
ATA (anti-theft alarm system)
95
Function of the tow-away alarm
96
Arming/disarming the tow-away alarm
97
Function of the interior motion sensor
97
Adjusting the front seat
99
Adjusting the front passenger seat electrically from the driver's seat
101
Adjusting the 4-way lumbar support
102
Adjusting the rear seats electrically
102
Folding the rear seats forwards electrically
103
Head restraints
105
Configuring the seat settings
108
Setting automatic seat adjustment
108
Selecting the massage program for the front seats
109
Resetting seat settings
109
Switching the seat heating on/off
110
Setting the panel heating
111
Adjusting the steering wheel mechanically
112
Adjusting the steering wheel electrically
113
Using the easy entry and exit feature
113
Notes on loading the vehicle
116
Stowage spaces in the vehicle interior
117
Through-loading facility to cargo compartment
119
EASY-PACK cargo compartment cover and partition net cassette
123
Overview of the tie-down eyes in the cargo compartment
125
Overview of bag hooks
125
Coat hook
126
EASY-PACK load-securing kit
126
Opening or closing the stowage space under the cargo compartment floor
128
Locking and unlocking the cargo compartment floor
128
Using the cup holder
130
Opening or closing the cup holders in the rear armrest
131
Using the ashtray
132
Using the 12 V socket in the front center console
133
Using the 115 V socket in the rear passenger compartment
134
Using the 12 V socket in the cargo compartment
135
Notes on wirelessly charging the mobile phone
136
Wireless charging of a mobile phone in the cockpit
137
Information about lighting systems and your responsibility
139
Light switch
139
Operating the combination switch for the lights
140
Activating/deactivating the hazard warning lamps
141
Cornering light
142
Adaptive Highbeam Assist
142
Switching the daytime running lamps on/off
143
Setting the exterior lighting switch-off delay time
143
Adjusting the interior lighting
144
Adjusting the ambient lighting
144
Switching the windshield wipers on/off
146
Switching the rear window wiper on/off
146
Changing the windshield wiper blades
147
Replacing the windshield wiper blades (MAGIC VISION CONTROL)
148
Operating the outside mirrors
150
Automatic anti-glare mirrors function
152
Front-passenger outside mirror parking position function
152
Storing and calling up the parking position of the front-passenger outside mirror
153
Activating/deactivating the automatic mirror folding function
153
Operating the sun visors
153
Area permeable to radio waves on the windshield
154
Notes on climate control
155
Overview of the control panel for dual-zone automatic climate control
155
Overview of the control panel for 3-zone automatic climate control
155
Switching climate control on/off
156
Switching the climate control in the rear passenger compartment on/off
157
Switching the A/C function on or off via the control panel
157
Calling up the air conditioning menu
157
Activating/deactivating the A/C function via the multimedia system
157
Setting climate control to automatic mode
157
Automatically controlling the climate control in the rear passenger compartment
157
Overview of air distribution settings
157
Setting the air distribution
158
Setting climate control for the rear passenger compartment (multimedia system)
158
Activating/deactivating the climate control synchronization function via the control panel
158
Activating/deactivating the climate control synchronization function using the multimedia system
158
Removing condensation from the windows
159
Switching air-recirculation mode on/off
159
Switching the residual heat on or off
159
Switching the residual heat in the rear passenger compartment on/off
159
Activating/deactivating ionization
159
Fragrance system
159
Information on the windshield heater
161
Notes on Mercedes-AMG vehicles
163
Switching on the power supply or the ignition (without engine start)
163
Starting the vehicle
164
Starting the vehicle via Remote Online services
165
Breaking-in notes
166
Notes on optimized acceleration
167
Pulling away with optimized acceleration
167
Notes on driving
168
Notes on off-road driving
171
ECO start/stop function
173
ECO display function
176
Function of the DYNAMIC SELECT switch
178
Notes on the roof load display
179
Selecting the drive program
179
Configuring DYNAMIC SELECT (multimedia system)
180
Displaying vehicle data
180
Displaying engine data
180
DIRECT SELECT lever
181
Manual gearshifting
183
Gearshift recommendation
184
Using kickdown
184
Glide mode function
185
Parking the vehicle
188
Garage door opener
190
Electric parking brake
194
Information on detecting damage on a parked vehicle
196
Notes on parking the vehicle for an extended period
197
Driving systems and your responsibility
198
Information on radar and ultrasonic sensors
198
Overview of driving systems and driving safety systems
198
Function of ABS
199
Functions of Off-road ABS
199
Function of BAS (Brake Assist System)
200
Functions of ESP®(Electronic Stability Program)
200
Function of Off-road ESP®
203
Activating/deactivating ESP®(Electronic Stability Program) (vehicles without Off-road package)
204
Activating/deactivating ESP®(Electronic Stability Program) (vehicles with Off-road package or E-Active Body Control)
204
Function of ESP®Crosswind Assist
204
Function of ESP®trailer stabilization
204
Function of EBD (electronic brake force distribution)
205
Function of STEER CONTROL
205
Function of Active Brake Assist
205
Setting Active Brake Assist
211
Speed control cruise control
211
DSR (Downhill Speed Regulation)
213
Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC
215
Function of Active Speed Limit Assist
219
Function of route-based speed adaptation
220
Setting route-based speed adaptation
221
Active Steering Assist
222
Function of Active Traffic Jam Assist
226
Activating/deactivating Active Traffic Jam Assist
227
Overview of Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC displays in the instrument cluster
227
Function of Hill Start Assist
228
HOLD function
229
AIRMATIC
230
E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL
238
Parking Assist PARKTRONIC
249
Reversing camera
254
360° camera
258
Active Parking Assist
261
ATTENTION ASSIST
267
Traffic Sign Assist
269
Blind Spot Assist and Active Blind Spot Assist with exit warning
271
Notes on towing a trailer
276
Attaching the ball neck
278
Coupling up/uncoupling a trailer
279
Instrument Display overview
281
Overview of the buttons on the steering wheel
282
Operating the on-board computer
283
Adjusting the style of the Instrument Display
284
Showing display content on the instrument cluster
285
Overview of displays on the multifunction display
286
Calling up functions on the Service menu of the on-board computer
287
Calling up displays on the Assistance menu
288
Calling up displays on the Trip menu
288
Resetting values on the Trip menu of the on-board computer
289
Calling up navigation instructions on the on-board computer
289
Selecting radio stations using the on-board computer
291
Operating media playback using the on-board computer
291
Dialing telephone numbers using the on-board computer
292
Function of the Head-up Display
294
Overview of operating the multifunction steering wheel
297
Conducting a dialog
297
Overview of operable functions in the Voice Control System
298
Notes on the language setting
298
Voice Control System audible help functions
299
Notes on optimal use of the Voice Control System
300
Notes on the voice commands
300
Overview of switch voice commands
300
Overview of navigation voice commands
302
Overview of telephone voice commands
305
Overview of radio voice commands
307
Overview of media player voice commands
308
Overview of message voice commands
311
Overview of the MBUX multimedia system
315
Notes on the media display
316
Home screen overview
317
Central control elements overview
318
Touch Control
318
Touchscreen
319
Touchpad
320
MBUX Interior Assistant
322
Main functions
328
Profile
329
Themes
332
Suggestions
335
Favorites
336
Notifications Center
338
Global search
340
Switching the sound on/off
341
Adjusting the volume
342
Display
350
Time and date
351
Switching voice amplification to the rear on/off (vehicles with long wheelbase)
352
Bluetooth®
352
Wi-Fi
353
Switching rear displays and the child safety lock for the Rear Seat Entertainment System on/off
355
System language
355
Setting the distance unit
356
Data import and export
356
Activating/deactivating PIN protection
357
Software update
357
Switching navigation on
360
Showing/hiding the navigation menu
360
Navigation overview
361
Destination entry
362
Route
369
Route guidance
378
Destination
384
Route guidance with current traffic reports
386
Car-to-X-Communication
388
Map and compass
390
Parking service
397
Telephony
401
Calls
407
Contacts
409
Call list
412
Text messages
413
Mercedes-Benz link
415
Apple CarPlay®
417
Android Auto
419
Transferred vehicle data with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay®
421
Mercedes me calls
422
Mercedes me connect
424
Mercedes me and apps
425
Internet connection
429
Connection status
430
Web browser
430
Information about media mode
436
Overview of the media menu
439
Connecting the data storage medium to the multimedia system
440
Starting media playback
441
Controlling media playback
441
Additional options for setting media playback
442
Switching on the radio
443
Radio overview
444
Switching the HD Radio function on/off
445
Setting the waveband
445
Selecting a radio station
445
Calling up the radio station list
445
Searching for radio stations using station names or frequency entry
445
Storing radio stations
445
Editing station presets
446
Showing accident reports
446
Displaying radio text
446
Tone settings
451
Overview of the MBUX rear tablet
453
Overview of the MBUX rear tablet
454
Function of the ASSYST PLUS service interval display
456
Displaying the service due date
456
Information on regular maintenance work
456
Special service requirements
456
Opening/closing the hood
457
Engine oil
459
Checking coolant level
461
Adding washer fluid to the windshield washer system
462
Notes on washing the vehicle in a car wash
463
Activating/deactivating automatic car wash mode
464
Information on using a power washer
465
Washing the vehicle by hand
465
Notes on paintwork/matte finish paintwork care
466
Notes on cleaning decorative foils
467
Notes on care of vehicle parts
469
Notes on flat tires
473
Notes on MOExtended tires (run-flat tire)
473
TIREFIT kit storage location
474
Notes on the 12 V battery
479
Notes on starting assistance and on charging the 12 V battery
481
Starting assistance and charging the 12 V battery
483
Permitted towing methods
484
Towing away the vehicle with both axles on the ground
485
Loading the vehicle for transport
487
Towing eye storage location
488
Installing the towing eye
489
Notes on electrical fuses
489
Opening and closing the fuse box in the engine compartment
490
Opening and closing the fuse box in the cockpit
491
Opening and closing the fuse box in the front passenger footwell
491
Notes on noise or unusual handling characteristics
492
Notes on regularly inspecting wheels and tires
492
Notes on tire pressure
494
Tire pressure table
495
Checking tire pressures manually
496
Tire pressure monitoring system
497
Notes on Tire and Loading Information placard
501
Steps for Determining Correct Load Limit
502
Overview of tire labeling
505
Tire Quality Grading
505
DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
506
Information on the maximum tire load
507
Specifications for maximum tire pressure
507
Information on tire characteristics
508
Tire size designation, load-bearing capacity, speed rating and load index
508
Notes on selecting, installing and replacing tires
513
Notes on rotating wheels
515
Notes on storing wheels
516
Overview of the tire-change tool kit
516
Preparing the vehicle for a wheel change
517
Removing and installing hub caps
517
Raising the vehicle when changing a wheel
518
Removing a wheel
520
Mounting a new wheel
520
Notes on the emergency spare wheel
522
Removing the emergency spare wheel
523
Notes on the collapsible spare wheel
524
Removing the collapsible spare wheel
525
Two-way radios
527
Notes on operating fluids
531
Fuel
532
Engine oil
533
Notes on brake fluid
534
Coolant
535
Notes on windshield washer fluid
536
Vehicle dimensions
538
Weights and loads
539
General notes on the trailer hitch
541
Permissible trailer load
541
Maximum tongue weight
541
Introduction
543
Occupant safety
544
SmartKey
547
Lights
549
Vehicle
552
Engine
556
Transmission
558
Brakes
561
Driving systems
567
Driving safety systems
579
Mercedes me connect
583
Battery
584
Tire pressure monitor
587
Tire pressure loss warning system
590
Overview of indicator and warning lamps
594
Occupant safety
596
Vehicle
597
Engine
598
Brakes
601
Driving systems
603
Driving safety systems
604
Tire pressure monitor
607
Index
609

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