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If the cooling function is switched off manually or automatically, air-recirculation mode ends after approx. 3 minutes.
Setting automatic air-recirculation mode
In automatic air-recirculation mode, the outside-air supply is adjusted depending on the air quality.
At outside temperatures below approx. 41 °F (5 °C), air-recirculation mode is deactivated automatically to prevent the windows from misting.
For information on setting automatic airrecirculation mode:
The recommended operating mode is automatic air-recirculation mode (default setting).
Applying driver’s A/C settings to the entire vehicle – SYNC mode
Switching on SYNC mode
Switching off SYNC mode
Air distribution in the rear airconditioned area when SYNC mode is activated (4-zone air conditioning)
If button or is pressed on the front control panel, air flows from the air outlet vents in the rear center console.
If button is pressed on the front control panel, air flows to the footwells in the rear of the vehicle.
Recommended air-conditioning settings for lone drivers
4-zone air conditioning:
Reducing the air quantity in the rear air-conditioned areas does not improve passenger comfort in the front areas (4-zone air conditioning only).
For information on adjusting the air quantity:
Using engine residual heat – REST mode
Using engine residual heat
The residual heat of the engine can be used to heat the interior for up to 20 minutes after the ignition has been switched off.
Deactivating the function