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Sockets

The lighter socket can be used as a socket for electrical equipment while the engine is running or when the ignition is switched on. The total load of all sockets must not exceed 140 watts at 12 volts.

Do not damage the socket by using unsuitable connectors.

Front center console: manual transmission

Press on the cover.

Press on the cover.

Remove the cover or cigarette lighter.

Front center console: automatic transmission

Press on the cover.

Press on the cover.

Remove the cover or cigarette lighter.

Center armrest

Remove cover.

Remove cover.

Rear center console

Remove the cover or cigarette lighter.

Remove the cover or cigarette lighter.

In the front passenger footwell

Socket is located below the glove compartment.

Socket is located below the glove compartment.

To access the socket: fold open the cover.

In the cargo area

The socket is located in the cover of the loading lip.

To access the socket: fold open the cover.

    Rear
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