Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Automatic drive program - Automatic transmission - Driving and parking - Mercedes-Benz E-Class Owners ManualMercedes-Benz E-Class: Automatic drive program

Drive program E (drive program C on AMG vehicles) is characterized by the following:

 - the vehicle pulling away more gently in forward and reverse gears, unless the accelerator pedal is depressed fully
 - increased sensitivity. This improves driving stability on slippery road surfaces, for example
 - the automatic transmission shifting up sooner. This results in the vehicle being driven at lower engine speeds and the wheels being less likely to spin
Drive program S (drive programs S and S+ on AMG vehicles) is characterized by the following:

 - sporty engine and automatic transmission settings
 - the vehicle pulling away in first gear
 - the automatic transmission shifting up later
 - the fuel consumption possibly being higher as a result of the later automatic transmission shift points

    Steering wheel paddle shifters
    1. Left-hand steering wheel paddle shifter 2. Right-hand steering wheel paddle shifter You can restrict or derestrict the shift range by using the steering wheel paddle shifters. You can cha ...

    Shift ranges
    Introduction When the automatic transmission is in position D, it is possible to restrict or derestrict the shift range. The shift range selected is shown in the multifunction display. The aut ...

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    Cooling fan, hose and connections
    Your vehicle employs an electric cooling fan which is thermostatically controlled to operate when the engine coolant reaches a specific temperature. If the radiator cooling fan does not operate eve ...

    Hood
    (1) Pull the hood lock release handle located below the driver side instrument panel. The hood will spring up slightly.  (2)- Push the lever at the front of the hood to the side as illustrat ...

    Cupholders
    Cupholders There are removable cupholders located in the center console. Slide the cover (A) to access the cupholders. Cupholders are also located in the rear center armrest. ...