2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

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Switching automatic interior lighting on and off

  • Press button F.

When automatic interior lighting is switched off, the indicator light in the button lights up.

When automatic interior lighting is switched on and once it gets dark, the interior lighting is

  1. switched on when a door or the tailgate is unlocked or opened or when the ignition key is removed from the ignition lock.
  2. switched off when the door or tailgate is closed, after a delay of approx. 120 seconds. The off delay time can be preset on the multi-function display.

The interior lighting goes out as soon as the ignition is switched on or the vehicle is locked. For information on setting the off delay for the interior light:

  • Please see the chapter "SETTING INTERIOR LIGHTING OFF DELAY" on page 134.

Orientation lighting
Lights in the front operating console, the storage trays and the rear light units help vehicle occupants to locate important controls in the vehicle in darkness and ensure better overall orientation.

The lights are switched on when the vehicle is unlocked and switched off again automatically when the vehicle is locked.

Dimming (brightness adjustment)
The brightness of the orientation lighting is adjusted on the multi-function display.

For information on adjusting the brightness of the orientation lighting:

  • Please see the chapter "ADJUSTING BRIGHTNESS OF ORIENTATION LIGHTING" on page 134.

Ambient lighting
If the vehicle is driven at night, a discreet light provides subtle illumination for the passenger compartment. The ambient lighting is switched off automatically when the vehicle is locked.

Switching ambient lighting on and

  • Press button G.

Dimming (brightness adjustment)

  • Press button G for dimming the ambient lighting and hold for at least 1 second until the desired level of brightness is reached.

Automatic interior light switch-off function
In darkness, the interior lighting is switched off 16 minutes after the engine stops to preserve the vehicle battery.

  • In daylight conditions, interior lights that were switched on manually are switched off automatically after 3 minutes.
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