pg. 3:6 Front seats

1 Height adjustment (manual)

The front section of both front seats can be adjusted to eight different height settings and the rear section of both seats can be adjusted to nine different height settings.

Lever forward = adjustment of front section
Lever rearward = adjustment of rear section

WARNING! Do not adjust the seat while driving. The seat should be adjusted so that the brake pedal can be depressed fully. In addition, position the seat as far rearward as comfort and control allow. The seat rails on the floor must not be obstructed in any way when the seat is moved.

2 Forward-rearward seat adjustment (manual)

Pull the control upward, then slide the seat forward or rearward to the desired position. Make sure that the seat is properly secured when you release the control.

Folding front seat

The passenger's seat backrest has a quick forward release mechanism which can be used when long loads are carried. See page 3:22.

3 Backrest angle (manual)

Rotate the control counterclockwise to tilt the backrest rearward and clockwise to tilt the backrest forward.

4 Lumbar support *

Firm: turn clockwise
Soft: turn counter-clockwise.
* Driver's seat only on certain models

Electrically operated seats with memory function (certain models)

Power seat control panel

A Seat front (raise/lower)
B Forward - rearward
C Seat rear (raise/lower)
D Backrest tilt

WARNING! The power seats are operable with the ignition OFF. Therefore, children should never be left unattended in the car.

Movement of the seat can be STOPPED at any time by pressing any button on the power seat control panel.
Refer to the following page for information on programming the memory function.

pg. 3:7 Electrically operated driver's seat, Rear/side-view mirrors

Programming the memory

Three seat positions can be programmed. To program a seat position:
1 Adjust the seat to the desired position.
2 Depress the MEM button.
3 Press button 1 to program the current position of the seat.

Buttons 2 and 3 can be programmed in the same way. To move the seat to a programmed position, depress button 1, 2 or 3 until the seat stops. If the button is released before the seat has the reached the programmed position, it will stop as a safety precaution.

NOTE: The seat has an overload protector which engages if an object blocks the movement of the seat. If this happens, remove the object and wait 20 seconds before operating the seat again.

Rear-view mirror

A Normal position
B Night position, reduces glare from following headlights

Electrically operated side-view mirrors

The control switches are located in the center console, beside the parking brake.
A Lateral adjustment
B Vertical adjustment

CAUTION : Never use ice scrapers made of metal as they can easily scratch the mirror surface.

WARNING! The mirrors should always be adjusted prior to driving. Objects seen in the wide-angle right side-view mirror are closer than they appear to be.

pg. 3:8 Interior lights, Vanity mirror

Front courtesy lights

The front courtesy lighting consists of two reading lights for the front seat occupants.
Front and rear reading lights always on
0 Front and rear reading lights always off
Front and rear reading lights come on when a door is opened
Left or right reading light illuminates if the center switch is in position .

The courtesy lights remain illuminated for 30 seconds after the doors have been closed but will be switched off if the ignition is turned on or the doors are locked.

Reading lights, rear seat

There are two reading lights for the rear seat passengers. These are turned on/off by using the adjacent switches.

Light is on if the front switch is in position .
Light turns on if any door is opened.

Vanity mirrors

The light illuminates when the cover is opened.

pg. 3:9 Sun roof (option)

Electrically-operated sun roof

The switch for operating the sun roof is located on the instrument panel. The starting (ignition) key must first be turned to the drive position. On certain models, the sun roof is equipped with a one-touch, AUTO-open function.

  • AUTO-open: Press the lower section of the switch once to automatically open the sun roof to the "comfort position"*. Press again to open the sun roof completely. The AUTO-open function can be stopped at any time by pressing the switch.
  • To close the sun-roof : Depress the upper section of the switch until the sun roof has closed completely .
  • To open the rear edge of the sun roof (ventilation position) : With the sun roof closed, depress the upper section of the switch. To close, depress the lower section of the switch until the sun roof has closed completely.

    A- Ventilation position

  • To slide open the sun roof: Depress the lower section of the switch until the sun roof has opened to the position you prefer or hold the switch until the sun roof reaches the "comfort position"*. Depress the lower section of the switch again to open the sun roof completely.

    B- Sliding sun roof

    * A position where the sun roof is not quite fully open. This position helps alleviate "rumbling" wind noise.

    Sun visor: The sun roof also features a sliding sun visor. The visor slides back automatically when the sun roof is opened and also slides back slightly when the sun roof is opened to the ventilation position. The visor must be closed manually.

    CAUTION: Do not close the sun visor when the sun roof is in the ventilation position as this could damage the mechanism.


  • The electrically-operated sun roof has an overload protecting circuit breaker (fuse no. 37) which is activated when an object blocks the sun roof. Should this occur, remove the object and wait 20 seconds for the circuit breaker to reset. The sun roof should then function normally. Also check fuse no. 35.

    WARNING! The sun roof must never be obstructed in any way when in operation.

    pg. 3:10 Hood

    To open the hood

    Pull the lever located under the left side of the dash to release both hood catches. This also releases and exposes the safety handle in the front of the grille.

  • Lift the hood slightly to expose the safety handle.
  • Pull the safety handle and open the hood.

    Do not lift the hood using the safety handle.

    WARNING! Check that the hood locks properly when closed.

    The hood normally opens to an angle of 57°. The hood can be opened to the vertical position by rotating the hinge catches (see illustrations). The catches will return to their normal positions when the hood is closed. Ensure adequate clearance in low-roof garages to avoid damaging the hood.

    pg. 3:11 Storage compartments

    1 Compartment in center console (certain models)
    2 Glove compartment
    3 Compartment in armrest (certain models)
    4 Compartment in door
    5 Compartment beside front seat (certain models)
    6 Compartment between front seats
    7 Pocket on rear of front seat
    8 Pocket on rear of front seat
    9 Cup holder (certain models)

    WARNING! Packages on the rear window shelf can obscure vision and may become dangerous projectiles in the event of a sudden stop or an accident.

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