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Owner’s Manual Model Year 2012 Edition: November 2011 TS 1714-B-12
Owner’s Manual
Model Year 2012
Edition: November 2011
TS 1714-B-12
Page: 1
Introduction .................................... 2
In brief ............................................ 6
Keys, doors and windows ............ 18
Seats, restraints ........................... 29
Storage ........................................ 44
Instruments and controls ............. 50
Lighting ........................................ 68
Climate control ............................. 73
Driving and operating ................... 78
Vehicle care ................................. 98
Service and maintenance .......... 128
Technical data ........................... 131
Customer information ................ 140
Index .......................................... 142
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2 Introduction
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Introduction 3
Vehicle specific data
Please enter your vehicle's data on
the previous page to keep it easily
accessible. This information is
available in the sections "Service and
maintenance" and "Technical data"
as well as on the identification plate.
Your vehicle is a designed
combination of advanced technology,
safety, environmental friendliness
and economy.
This Owner's Manual provides you
with all the necessary information to
enable you to drive your vehicle
safely and efficiently.
Make sure your passengers are
aware of the possible risk of accident
and injury which may result from
improper use of the vehicle.
You must always comply with the
specific laws and regulations of the
country that you are in. These laws
may differ from the information in this
Owner's Manual.
When this Owner's Manual refers to a
workshop visit, we recommend your
Vauxhall Authorised Repairer.
All Vauxhall Authorised Repairers
provide first-class service at
reasonable prices. Experienced
mechanics trained by Vauxhall work
according to specific Vauxhall
The customer literature pack should
always be kept ready to hand in the
Using this manual
■ This manual describes all options
and features available for this
model. Certain descriptions,
including those for display and
menu functions, may not apply to
your vehicle due to model variant,
country specifications, special
equipment or accessories.
■ The "In brief" section will give you
an initial overview.
■ The table of contents at the
beginning of this manual and within
each section shows where the
information is located.
■ The index will enable you to search
for specific information.
■ This Owner's Manual depicts left-
hand drive vehicles. Operation is
similar for right-hand drive vehicles.
■ The Owner's Manual uses the
factory engine designations. The
corresponding sales designations
can be found in the section
"Technical data".
■ Directional data, e.g. left or right, or
front or back, always relate to the
direction of travel.
■ The vehicle display screens may
not support your specific language.
■ Display messages and interior
labelling are written in bold letters.
Danger, Warnings and
9 Danger
Text marked 9 Danger provides
information on risk of fatal injury.
Disregarding this information may
endanger life.
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4 Introduction
9 Warning
Text marked 9 Warning provides
information on risk of accident or
injury. Disregarding this
information may lead to injury.
Text marked Caution provides
information on possible damage to
the vehicle. Disregarding this
information may lead to vehicle
Page references are indicated with 3.
3 means "see page".
Thank you for choosing a Vauxhall.
We wish you many hours of
pleasurable driving.
Your Vauxhall Team
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Introduction 5
Page: 6
6 In brief
In brief
Initial drive information
Vehicle unlocking
Unlocking with key
Turn the key in the driver's door lock
to the front.
Unlocking with radio remote
Press button Ä to unlock the doors
and load compartment. Open the
doors by pulling the handles, to open
the tailgate, press the button under
the handle.
Press button Å; only the load
compartment is unlocked.
Radio remote control 3 19, Central
locking system 3 20, Load
compartment 3 23.
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In brief 7
Seat adjustment
Seat positioning
Pull handle, slide seat, release
Seat position 3 30, Seat adjustment
3 31.
9 Danger
Do not sit nearer than 25 cm from
the steering wheel, to permit safe
airbag deployment.
Seat backrests
Turn handwheel. Do not lean on seat
when adjusting.
Seat position 3 30, Seat adjustment
3 31.
Seat height
Lever pumping motion
up = higher
down = lower
Operate lever and adjust body weight
on seat to raise or lower it.
Seat position 3 30, Seat adjustment
3 31.
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8 In brief
Head restraint adjustment
Press release catch, adjust height,
Head restraints 3 29.
Seat belt
Pull out the seat belt and engage in
belt buckle. The seat belt must not be
twisted and must fit close against the
body. The backrest must not be tilted
back too far (maximum approx. 25 °).
To release belt, press red button on
belt buckle.
Seat position 3 30, Seat belts
3 32, Airbag system 3 35.
Mirror adjustment
Interior mirror
Adjust the lever on the underside to
reduce dazzle.
Interior mirror 3 26.
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In brief 9
Exterior mirrors
Swivel lever in required direction.
Select the relevant exterior mirror by
turning the control to left _ or right 6.
Then swivel the control to adjust the
In position o no mirror is selected.
Convex exterior mirrors 3 25,
Electric adjustment 3 25, Folding
exterior mirrors 3 25, Heated
exterior mirrors 3 26.
Steering wheel adjustment
Unlock the lever, adjust the steering
wheel, then engage lever and ensure
it is fully locked.
Do not adjust steering wheel unless
vehicle is stationary and the steering
wheel lock has been released.
Airbag system 3 35, Ignition
positions 3 79.
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In brief 11
1 Fixed air vents ....................... 77
2 Side air vents ........................ 76
3 Light switch .......................... 68
Turn and lane-change
signals, headlight flash,
low beam and high beam ..... 70
4 Instruments .......................... 55
Driver Information Centre ...... 64
5 Windscreen wiper,
windscreen washer
system, rear wiper ................ 51
Trip reset ............................... 55
6 Centre air vents .................... 76
7 Headlight range
adjustment ........................... 69
Front fog lights ..................... 70
Rear fog light ........................ 70
Trip computer ........................ 66
8 Front passenger airbag ........ 36
9 Glovebox .............................. 45
10 Climate control system .......... 73
11 Selector lever, manual
transmission ......................... 83
Manual transmission
automated ............................. 84
12 Ignition switch with
steering wheel lock .............. 79
13 Steering wheel controls ....... 50
14 Horn ..................................... 51
Driver airbag ........................ 36
15 Steering wheel adjustment . . 50
16 Cruise control ....................... 91
17 Fuse box ............................. 112
18 Bonnet release lever .......... 100
Exterior lighting
Turn light switch
8 = sidelights
9 = headlights
Lighting 3 68.
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12 In brief
Fog lights
Press light switch
> = front fog lights
r = rear fog light
Headlight flash, high beam and
low beam
headlight flash = pull lever
high beam = push lever
low beam = pull lever
High beam 3 68, Headlight flash
3 68.
Turn and lane-change signals
lever up = right turn signal
lever down = left turn signal
Turn and lane-change signals
3 70.
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In brief 13
Hazard warning flashers
Operated with the ¨ button.
Hazard warning flashers 3 69.
Press j.
Washer and wiper systems
Windscreen wiper
Twist lever:
É = fast
È = slow
Ç = intermittent wiping
§ = off
For a single wipe when the
windscreen wiper is off, move the
lever up.
Windscreen wiper 3 51, Wiper
blade replacement 3 104.
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14 In brief
Windscreen and headlight
washer systems
Pull lever:
Windscreen and headlight washer
system 3 51, Washer fluid 3 102.
Rear window wiper and washer
Twist to activate the rear window
The rear screen wiper comes on
automatically when the windscreen
wiper is switched on and reverse gear
is engaged.
Rear window wiper/washer 3 52.
Push lever.
Washer fluid is sprayed on the rear
window and the wiper wipes a few
Climate control
Heated rear window, heated
exterior mirrors
The heating is operated by pressing
the Ü button.
Heated rear window 3 28.
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In brief 15
Demisting and defrosting the
Set the temperature control to V.
Set fan to 4.
Set air distribution control to V.
Cooling n on.
Heated rear window Ü on.
Climate control system 3 73.
Manual transmission
Reverse: with the vehicle stationary,
depress the clutch pedal, press the
release button on the selector lever
and engage the gear.
If the gear does not engage, set the
lever to neutral, release the clutch
pedal and depress again; then repeat
gear selection.
Manual transmission 3 83.
Manual transmission automated
N = neutral position
o = drive position
+ = higher gear
- = lower gear
A/M = switch between automatic
and manual mode
R = reverse gear (with selector
lever lock)
Manual transmission automated
3 84.
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16 In brief
Starting off
Check before starting off
■ Tyre pressure and condition 3 114,
3 138.
■ Engine oil level and fluid levels
3 100.
■ All windows, mirrors, exterior
lighting and number plates are free
from dirt, snow and ice and are
■ Proper position of mirrors, seats,
and seat belts 3 25, 3 30,
3 33.
■ Brake function at low speed,
particularly if the brakes are wet.
Starting the engine
■ Turn key to position MAR
■ move the steering wheel slightly to
release the steering wheel lock
■ operate clutch and brake
■ do not operate accelerator pedal
■ diesel engines: turn the key to
position MAR for preheating and
wait until control indicator ! goes
■ turn key to position AVV and
Starting the engine 3 79.
Stop-start system
If the vehicle is at a low speed or at a
standstill and certain conditions are
fulfilled, activate an Autostop as
■ Depress the clutch pedal
■ set the lever in neutral
■ release the clutch pedal
An Autostop is indicated when ^ is
displayed in the instrument cluster.
To restart the engine, depress the
clutch pedal again.
Stop-start system 3 80.
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In brief 17
■ Always apply the parking brake.
Activate the manual parking brake
without pressing the release button.
Apply as firmly as possible on a
downhill slope or uphill slope.
Depress foot brake at the same
time to reduce operating force.
■ Switch off the engine. Turn the
ignition key to position STOP and
remove it. Turn the steering wheel
until the steering wheel lock is felt
to engage.
■ If the vehicle is on a level surface or
uphill slope, engage first gear. On
an uphill slope, turn the front
wheels away from the kerb.
If the vehicle is on a downhill slope,
engage reverse gear. Turn the front
wheels towards the kerb.
■ Lock the vehicle with button e on
the radio remote control.
■ Do not park the vehicle on an easily
ignitable surface. The high
temperature of the exhaust system
could ignite the surface.
■ Close the windows and the sunroof.
■ The engine cooling fans may run
after the engine has been switched
off 3 99.
■ After running at high engine speeds
or with high engine loads, operate
the engine briefly at a low load or
run in neutral for
approx. 30 seconds before
switching off, in order to protect the
Keys, locks 3 18, Laying the vehicle
up for a long period of time 3 98.
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18 Keys, doors and windows
Keys, doors and
Keys, locks ................................... 18
Doors ........................................... 21
Vehicle security ............................ 24
Exterior mirrors ............................ 25
Interior mirrors ............................. 26
Windows ...................................... 26
Keys, locks
Replacement keys
The key number is specified in the
Car Pass or on a detachable tag.
The key number must be quoted
when ordering replacement keys as it
is a component of the immobiliser
Locks 3 125.
Lock cylinders
Designed to free-wheel if they are
forcefully rotated without the correct
key or if the correct key is not fully
inserted. To reset, turn cylinder with
the correct key until its slot is vertical,
remove key and then re-insert it. If the
cylinder still free-wheels, turn the key
through 180° and repeat operation.
Key with foldaway key section
Press button to extend. To fold the
key, first press the button.
Car Pass
The Car Pass contains security
related vehicle data and should
therefore be kept in a safe place.
When the vehicle is taken to a
workshop, this vehicle data is needed
in order to perform certain operations.
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Keys, doors and windows 19
Radio remote control
Used to operate:
■ Central locking system
■ Anti-theft locking system
The radio remote control has an
approximate range of up to 5 metres.
It can be restricted by external
influences. The hazard warning
flashers confirm operation.
Handle with care, protect from
moisture and high temperatures and
avoid unnecessary operation.
If the central locking system cannot
be operated with the radio remote
control, it may be due to the following:
■ Range exceeded
■ Battery voltage too low
■ Frequent, repeated operation of the
radio remote control while not in
range, which will require re-
■ Overload of the central locking
system by operating at frequent
intervals, the power supply is
interrupted for a short time
■ Interference from higher-power
radio waves from other sources
Unlocking 3 20.
Radio remote control battery
Replace the battery as soon as the
range reduces.
Batteries do not belong in household
waste. They must be disposed of at
an appropriate recycling collection
Key with foldaway key section
Extend the key and remove the
battery holder by undoing the screw
with a suitable screwdriver. Remove
the battery holder from the key and
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20 Keys, doors and windows
replace the battery (type CR 2032),
paying attention to the installation
Refit the battery holder in the key and
secure the screw.
Central locking system
Unlocks and locks doors and load
A pull on an interior door handle
unlocks the entire vehicle and opens
the door.
In the event of an accident of a
certain severity, the vehicle unlocks
Depending on vehicle configuration.
Press button Ä: All the doors, rear
doors / tailgate and the sliding side
doors are unlocked.
Press button Å: The load
compartment (rear doors / tailgate
and sliding side doors) are unlocked.
Close all doors. If the doors are not
closed properly, the central locking
system will not work.
Press button e.
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Keys, doors and windows 21
Unlocking the load
compartment from inside the
Press button Å: The load
compartment (rear doors / tailgate
and sliding side doors) are unlocked.
When the load compartment is locked
the LED in the button is illuminated.
Child locks
9 Warning
Use the child locks whenever
children are occupying the rear
Using a key, turn button on sliding
door lock to the horizontal position.
The door cannot be opened from
Sliding door
Pull lever on interior handle and slide
The door can be locked from inside by
pressing the button on top of the
interior handle.
Ensure the side door is fully closed
and secure before driving the
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22 Keys, doors and windows
Rear doors
To open the left hand rear door pull
the outside handle.
The door is opened from inside the
vehicle by pressing down the interior
The right hand rear door is released
using the lever.
9 Warning
The rear lights may be obscured if
the rear doors are open and the
vehicle is parked on the roadside.
Make other road users aware of
the vehicle, by using a warning
triangle or other equipment
specified in the road traffic
The doors are retained in the 90º
position by locking stays. To open the
doors to 180º, push the latch and
swing open to the desired position.
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Keys, doors and windows 23
9 Warning
Ensure extended opening doors
are secured when fully opened.
Opened doors may slam closed
due to the force of the wind!
Always close the right hand door
before the left hand door.
Load compartment
Press the button underneath the
9 Warning
Do not drive with the tailgate open
or ajar, e.g. when transporting
bulky objects, since toxic exhaust
gases could enter the vehicle.
Before opening the tailgate check
overhead obstructions, such as a
garage door, to avoid damage to
the tailgate. Always check the
moving area above and behind the
The installation of certain heavy
accessories onto the tailgate may
affect its ability to remain open.
Use the interior handle.
Ensure tailgate is fully closed before
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24 Keys, doors and windows
Vehicle security
Anti-theft locking system
9 Warning
Do not use the system if there are
people in the vehicle! The doors
cannot be unlocked from the
The system deadlocks all the doors.
All doors must be closed otherwise
the system cannot be activated.
The system is disabled automatically
on every door when:
■ unlocking the doors
■ turning the ignition switch to MAR
Press e on the radio remote control
The system is part of the ignition
switch and checks whether the
vehicle is allowed to be started with
the key being used.
The immobiliser is activated
automatically after the key has been
removed from the ignition switch.
If the control indicator d illuminates
when starting, there is a fault in the
system; the engine cannot be started.
Switch off the ignition and repeat the
start attempt.
If d remains illuminated, attempt to
start the engine using the spare key
and seek the assistance of a
The immobiliser does not lock the
doors. Always lock the vehicle after
leaving it 3 20.
Control indicator d 3 63.
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Keys, doors and windows 25
Exterior mirrors
Convex shape
The convex exterior mirror contains
an aspherical area and reduces blind
spots. The shape of the mirror makes
objects appear smaller, which will
affect the ability to estimate
Manual adjustment
Adjust mirrors by swivelling lever in
required direction.
The lower mirrors are not adjustable.
Electric adjustment
Select the relevant exterior mirror by
turning the control to left _ or right 6.
Then swivel the control to adjust the
In position o no mirror is selected.
For pedestrian safety, the exterior
mirrors will swing out of their normal
mounting position if they are struck
with sufficient force. Reposition the
mirror by applying slight pressure to
the mirror housing.
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26 Keys, doors and windows
Operated by pressing the Ü button.
Heating works with the engine
running and is switched off
automatically after a short time.
Interior mirrors
Manual anti-dazzle
Adjust the lever on the underside to
reduce dazzle.
Manual windows
The door windows can be opened or
closed with the window winders.
Power windows
9 Warning
Take care when operating the
power windows. Risk of injury,
particularly to children.
If there are children on the rear
seats, switch on the child safety
system for the power windows.
Keep a close watch on the
windows when closing them.
Ensure that nothing becomes
trapped in them as they move.
Switch on ignition to operate power
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Keys, doors and windows 27
Operate the switch for the respective
window by pushing to open or pulling
to close.
Pushing or pulling briefly: window
moves up or down in stages if the
switch is held.
Pushing or pulling firmly and then
releasing: window moves up or down
fully with safety function enabled. To
stop movement, operate the switch
once more in the same direction.
With the ignition key removed or in the
STOP position, the windows can be
operated for approx. two minutes and
deactivated as soon as a door is
Safety function
If the window glass encounters
resistance during automatic closing, it
is immediately stopped and opened
Initialising the power windows
If the safety function is activated five
times in less than a minute, the safety
function is deactivated. The windows
will only close in stages and not
Activate the window electronics as
■ Open the windows
■ Switch the ignition off then on
The safety function is now restored
and the windows will operate
Child safety system for rear
Press switch , to deactivate rear
door power windows. To activate,
press , again.
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28 Keys, doors and windows
Rear windows
Opening rear windows
To open, move lever outwards until
the window is fully open.
To close, pull lever then push until
window is fully closed.
Heated rear window
Operated by pressing the Ü button.
Heating works with the engine
running and is switched off
automatically after a short time.
Sun visors
The sun visors can be folded down or
swivelled to the side to prevent
A ticket holder is located on the
backside of the sun visor.
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Seats, restraints 29
Seats, restraints
Head restraints ............................ 29
Front seats ................................... 30
Seat belts ..................................... 32
Airbag system .............................. 35
Child restraints ............................. 38
Head restraints
9 Warning
Only drive with the head restraint
set to the proper position.
The upper edge of the head restraint
should be at upper head level. If this
is not possible for extremely tall
people, set to highest position, and
set to lowest position for small people.
Head restraints on front seats
Height adjustment
Press the button, adjust height and
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30 Seats, restraints
Head restraints on rear seats
Height adjustment
Pull the head restraint upwards or
press the catch to release and push
the head restraint downwards.
Press both catches, pull the head
restraint upwards and remove.
Front seats
Seat position
9 Warning
Only drive with the seat correctly
■ Sit with buttocks as far back against
the backrest as possible. Adjust the
distance between the seat and the
pedals so that legs are slightly
angled when pressing the pedals.
Slide the front passenger seat as
far back as possible.
■ Sit with shoulders as far back
against the backrest as possible.
Set the backrest to an angle so that
it is possible to reach the steering
wheel with arms slightly bent.
Maintain contact between
shoulders and the backrest when
turning the steering wheel. Do not
tilt the backrest too far back. We
recommend a maximum angle of
approx. 25°.
■ Adjust the steering wheel 3 50.
■ Set the seat high enough to have a
clear field of vision on all sides and
on all display instruments. There
should be at least one hand of
clearance between head and the
roof frame. Thighs should rest
lightly on the seat without pressing
into it.
■ Adjust the head restraint 3 29.
■ Adjust the height of the seat belt
3 33.
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Seats, restraints 31
Seat adjustment
9 Danger
Do not sit nearer than 25 cm from
the steering wheel, to permit safe
airbag deployment.
9 Warning
Never adjust seats while driving as
they could move uncontrollably.
Seat positioning
Pull handle, slide seat, release
Seat backrests
Turn handwheel. Do not lean on
backrest when adjusting.
Seat height
Lever pumping motion
up = higher
down = lower
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32 Seats, restraints
Raise or lower the armrest as
Activate heating by pressing ß button
for the seat with the ignition on.
LED in button ß on: relevant front
seat heating on.
Seat belts
The seat belts are locked during
heavy acceleration or deceleration of
the vehicle holding the occupants in
the sitting position. Therefore the risk
of injury is considerably reduced.
9 Warning
Fasten seat belt before each trip.
In the event of an accident, people
not wearing seat belts endanger
their fellow occupants and
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Seats, restraints 33
Seat belts are designed to be used by
only one person at a time. They are
not suitable for people smaller than
150 cm. Child restraint system
3 38.
Periodically check all parts of the belt
system for damage, pollution and
proper functionality.
Have damaged components
replaced. After an accident, have the
belts and triggered belt pretensioners
replaced by a workshop.
Make sure that the belts are not
damaged by shoes or sharp-edged
objects or are trapped. Prevent dirt
from getting into the belt retractors.
Seat belt reminder X 3 59.
Belt force limiters
On the front seats, stress on the body
is reduced by the gradual release of
the belt during a collision.
Belt pretensioners
In the event of a head-on or rear-end
collision of a certain severity, the front
seat belts are tightened.
9 Warning
Incorrect handling (e.g. removal or
fitting of belts) can trigger the belt
Deployment of the belt pretensioners
is indicated by continuous illumination
of control indicator v 3 59.
Triggered belt pretensioners must be
replaced by a workshop. Belt
pretensioners can only be triggered
Do not affix or install accessories or
other objects that may interfere with
the operation of the belt
pretensioners. Do not make any
modifications to belt pretensioner
components as this will invalidate
the approval of your vehicle.
Three-point seat belt
Withdraw the belt from the retractor,
guide it untwisted across the body
and insert the latch plate into the
buckle. Tighten the lap belt regularly
whilst driving by pulling the shoulder
belt. Seat belt reminder 3 59.
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34 Seats, restraints
Loose or bulky clothing prevents the
belt from fitting snugly. Do not place
objects such as handbags or mobile
phones between the belt and your
9 Warning
The belt must not rest against hard
or fragile objects in the pockets of
your clothing.
Height adjustment
1. Pull belt out slightly.
2. Press button down.
3. Adjust height and engage.
Adjust the height so that the belt lies
across the shoulder. It must not lie
across the throat or upper arm.
Do not adjust while driving.
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Seats, restraints 35
To release belt, press red button on
belt buckle.
Seat belts on the rear seats
The seat belt for the rear centre seat
can only be withdrawn from the
retractor if the backrest is in the rear
Using the seat belt while
9 Warning
The lap belt must be positioned as
low as possible across the pelvis
to prevent pressure on the
Airbag system
The airbag system consists of a
number of individual systems
depending on the scope of
When triggered the airbags inflate
within milliseconds. They also deflate
so quickly that it is often unnoticeable
during the collision.
Expiry dates for replacing the airbag
system components may be found
on the label inside the glovebox.
Contact a workshop to have the
airbag system components
9 Warning
If handled improperly the airbag
systems can be triggered in an
explosive manner.
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36 Seats, restraints
The airbag systems and belt
pretensioner control electronics are
located in the centre console area.
Do not put any magnetic objects in
this area.
Do not fix any objects onto the airbag
covers and do not cover them with
other materials.
Each airbag is triggered only once.
Have deployed airbags replaced by
a workshop. Furthermore, it might be
necessary to have the steering
wheel, the instrument panel, parts of
the panelling, the door seals,
handles and the seats replaced.
Do not make any modifications to
the airbag system as this will
invalidate the vehicle type approval.
When the airbags inflate escaping hot
gases may cause burns.
Control indicator v for airbag systems
3 59.
Front airbag system
The front airbag system consists of
one airbag in the steering wheel and
one in the instrument panel on the
front passenger side. These can be
identified by the word AIRBAG.
The front airbag system is triggered in
the event of a front-end impact of a
certain severity. The ignition must be
switched on.
The inflated airbags cushion the
impact, thereby reducing the risk of
injury to the upper body and head of
the front seat occupants
9 Warning
Optimum protection is only
provided when the seat is in the
proper position 3 30.
Keep the area in which the airbag
inflates clear of obstructions.
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Seats, restraints 37
Fit the seat belt correctly and
engage securely. Only then the
airbag is able to protect.
Side airbag system
The side airbag system consists of an
airbag in each front seat backrest.
This can be identified by the word
The side airbag system is triggered in
the event of a side impact of a certain
severity. The ignition must be
switched on.
The inflated airbags cushion the
impact, thereby reducing the risk of
injury to the upper body and pelvis in
the event of a side-on collision
9 Warning
Keep the area in which the airbag
inflates clear of obstructions.
Only use protective seat covers that
have been approved for the vehicle.
Be careful not to cover the airbags.
Airbag deactivation
The front passenger airbag system
has to be deactivated if a child
restraint system is to be fitted on this
The front passenger airbag system
can be deactivated via the settings in
the Info-Display.
Deactivate the airbag system as
1. Press SET ESC.
2. Press R or S until Passenger Bag
Off is displayed.
3. Press SET ESC.
4. Press R or S until the
confirmation request YES
appears in the display.
5. Press SET ESC to confirm.
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38 Seats, restraints
Front passenger seat airbags are
deactivated and will not inflate in the
event of a collision. Control indicator
* illuminates continuously in the
instrument cluster. A child restraint
system can be installed in
accordance with the chart Child
restraint installation locations 3 40.
9 Danger
Risk of fatal injury for a child using
a child restraint system on a seat
with activated front passenger
Risk of fatal injury for an adult
person on a seat with deactivated
front passenger airbag.
As long as the control indicator * is
not illuminated, the front passenger
airbag system will inflate in the event
of a collision.
If control indicators * and v are
illuminated at the same time, there is
a system failure. The status of the
system is not discernible, therefore
no person is allowed to occupy the
front passenger seat. Contact a
workshop immediately.
Change status only when the vehicle
is stopped.
Status remains until the next change.
Control indicator for airbag
deactivation 3 59.
Child restraints
Child restraint systems
We recommend the Vauxhall child
restraint system which is tailored
specifically to the vehicle.
When a child restraint system is being
used, pay attention to the following
usage and installation instructions
and also those supplied with the child
restraint system.
Always comply with local or national
regulations. In some countries, the
use of child restraint systems is
forbidden on certain seats.
9 Warning
When using a child restraint
system on the front passenger
seat, the airbag systems for the
front passenger seat must be
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Seats, restraints 39
deactivated; if not, the triggering of
the airbags poses a risk of fatal
injury to the child.
This is especially the case if rear-
facing child restraint systems are
used on the front passenger seat.
Selecting the right system
The rear seats are the most
convenient location to fasten a child
restraint system.
Children should travel facing
rearwards in the vehicle as long as
possible. This makes sure that the
child's backbone, which is still very
weak, is under less strain in the event
of an accident.
Children under the age of 12 years
that are smaller than 150 cm are only
allowed to travel in a restraint system
that is suitable for the child. Suitable
are restraint systems that comply with
ECE 44-03 or ECE 44-04. Since a
proper position of the belt is rarely
possible with a child that is smaller
than 150 cm, we strongly advise the
use of an appropriate child restraint
system, even though this might, due
to the age of the child, no longer be
legally binding.
Ensure that the child restraint system
to be installed is compatible with the
vehicle type.
Ensure that the mounting location of
the child restraint system within the
vehicle is correct.
Allow children to enter and exit the
vehicle only on the side facing away
from the traffic.
When the child restraint system is not
in use, secure the seat with a seat belt
or remove it from the vehicle.
Do not stick anything on the child
restraint systems and do not cover
them with any other materials.
A child restraint system which has
been subjected to stress in an
accident must be replaced.
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40 Seats, restraints
Child restraint installation locations
Permissible options for fitting a child restraint system
Weight and age class
Front passenger seat Second row Third row
activated airbag deactivated airbag outboard seat centre seat
Group 0: up to 10 kg
or approx. 10 months
X U1 U, < U X
Group 0+: up to 13 kg
or approx. 2 years
X U1 U, < U X
Group I: 9 to 18 kg
or approx. 8 months to 4 years
X U1 U, < U X
Group II: 15 to 25 kg
or approx. 3 to 7 years
Group III: 22 to 36 kg
or approx. 6 to 12 years
1 = Only if front airbag system is deactivated. When securing with a three-point seat belt, move seat height adjustment
to uppermost position and ensure that the seat belt runs forwards from the upper anchorage point.
< = Vehicle seat available with ISOFIX attachments. When attaching using ISOFIX, only the ISOFIX child restraint
systems permitted for the vehicle may be used.
U = Universal suitability in conjunction with three-point seat belt.
X = No child restraint system permitted in this weight class.
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Seats, restraints 41
Permissible options for fitting an ISOFIX child restraint system
Weight class Size class Fixture
On front passenger
On outboard seats
in the second row
On centre seat in
the second row
On the seats in
the third row
Group 0: up to 10 kg E ISO/R1 X IL X X
Group 0+: up to 13 kg E ISO/R1 X IL X X
Group I: 9 to 18 kg D ISO/R2 X IL X X
IL = Suitable for particular ISOFIX restraint systems of the 'specific-vehicle', 'restricted' or 'semi-universal' categories.
The ISOFIX restraint system must be approved for the specific vehicle type.
IUF = Suitable for ISOFIX forward-facing child restraint systems of universal category approved for use in this weight class.
X = No ISOFIX child restraint system approved in this weight class.
1) The Isofix child seat can be installed by lifting the head restraint all the way up.
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42 Seats, restraints
ISOFIX size class and seat device
A – ISO/F3 = Forward-facing child restraint system for children of maximum size in the weight class 9 to 18 kg.
B – ISO/F2 = Forward-facing child restraint system for smaller children in the weight class 9 to 18 kg.
B1 – ISO/F2X = Forward-facing child restraint system for smaller children in the weight class 9 to 18 kg.
C – ISO/R3 = Rear-facing child restraint system for children of maximum size in the weight class up to 13 kg.
D – ISO/R2 = Rear-facing child restraint system for smaller children in the weight class up to 13 kg.
E – ISO/R1 = Rear-facing child restraint system for young children in the weight class up to 13 kg.
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Seats, restraints 43
ISOFIX child restraint
Fasten vehicle-approved ISOFIX
child restraint systems to the ISOFIX
mounting brackets. Specific vehicle
ISOFIX child restraint system
positions are marked in the table by
ISOFIX mounting brackets are
indicated by a label on the backrest.
Before fastening a child seat adjust
the head restraint to use position
3 29.
Top-tether fastening eyes
In addition to the ISOFIX mounting,
fasten the Top-Tether strap to the
Top-Tether fastening eyes. The strap
must run between the two guide rods
of the head restraint.
ISOFIX child restraint systems of
universal category positions are
marked in the table by IUF.
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44 Storage
Storage compartments ................ 44
Load compartment ....................... 46
Roof rack system ......................... 48
Loading information ..................... 49
Storage compartments
Instrument panel storage
Storage compartments are located in
the instrument panel.
Document holder
Pull the rear of the document holder
upwards from the instrument panel
and rest in tilted position.
To fold away, lower the document
holder back into the instrument panel,
pressing down until it engages
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Storage 45
The glovebox should be closed whilst
Cupholders are located in the centre
The cupholders can also be used to
hold the portable ashtray unit 3 55.
Overhead console
Store only lightweight items such as
paperwork or maps in the overhead
Underseat storage
Pull the loop on the seat cushion to
gain access to the storage area.
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46 Storage
Load compartment
Folding down rear seat
The rear seat backrest is divided into
two parts. Both parts can be folded
Remove the load compartment cover
if necessary.
Press and hold the catch, then push
the head restraints down.
Pull the release lever on one or both
sides and fold down the backrests
onto the seat cushion.
Pull lever to release, the seat base is
tensioned and will start to rise
Fold the seat forward completely.
To fold up, lower seats to the floor
until they engage audibly. Raise
backrests and guide them into an
upright position until they engage
The backrests are properly engaged
when both red marks on the release
levers are no longer visible.
Ensure that the seat belts are
positioned correctly before returning
the seats to the upright position.
9 Warning
Only drive the vehicle if the
backrests are securely locked into
position. Otherwise there is a risk
of personal injury or damage to the
load or vehicle in the event of
heavy braking or a collision.
Load compartment cover
Do not place any heavy or sharp-
edged objects on the load
compartment cover.
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Storage 47
Pull the cover towards the rear using
the handle and engage it in the
retainers at the sides.
Remove load compartment cover
from the retainers at the sides. Hold
the cover and guide it until it is fully
rolled up.
Open the load compartment cover.
Pull the release lever and lift cover
from retainers.
Insert either side of the load
compartment cover in the recess, pull
the release lever. Insert the load
compartment cover and engage.
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48 Storage
Lashing eyes
The lashing eyes are designed to
secure items against slippage, e.g.
using lashing straps or luggage net.
Roof rack system
Roof rack
For safety reasons and to avoid
damage to the roof, the vehicle
approved roof rack system is
Follow the installation instructions
and remove the roof rack when not in
Mounting roof rack
To fasten a roof rack, insert the
mounting bolts in the holes indicated
in the illustration.
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Storage 49
Loading information
■ Heavy objects in the load
compartment should be evenly
distributed and placed as far
forward as possible. If objects can
be stacked, the heavier objects
should be placed at the bottom.
■ Secure objects with lashing straps
attached to lashing eyes 3 48.
■ Secure loose objects in load
compartment to prevent sliding.
■ Do not allow the load to protrude
above the upper edge of the
■ Do not place any objects on the
load compartment cover or the
instrument panel.
■ The load must not obstruct the
operation of the pedals, parking
brake and gear selector, or hinder
the freedom of movement of the
driver. Do not place any unsecured
objects in the interior.
■ Do not drive with an open load
9 Warning
Always make sure that the load in
the vehicle is securely stowed.
Otherwise objects can be thrown
around inside the vehicle and
cause personal injury or damage
to the load or car.
■ The payload is the difference
between the permitted gross
vehicle weight (see identification
plate 3 131) and the EC kerb
To calculate the payload, enter the
data for your vehicle in the Weights
table at the front of this manual.
The EC kerb weight includes
weights for the driver (68 kg),
luggage (7 kg) and all fluids (tank
90 % full).
Optional equipment and
accessories increase the kerb
■ Driving with a roof load increases
the sensitivity of the vehicle to
cross-winds and has a detrimental
effect on vehicle handling due to
the vehicle's higher centre of
gravity. Distribute the load evenly
and secure it properly with retaining
straps. Adjust the tyre pressure and
vehicle speed according to the load
conditions. Check and retighten the
straps frequently.
The permissible roof load (which
includes the weight of the roof rack)
is 100 kg. The roof load is the
combined weight of the roof rack
and the load.
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50 Instruments and controls
Instruments and
Controls ....................................... 50
Warning lights, gauges and
indicators ..................................... 55
Information displays ..................... 64
Vehicle messages ........................ 65
Trip computer ............................... 66
Steering wheel adjustment
Unlock lever, adjust steering wheel,
then engage lever and ensure it is
fully locked.
Do not adjust steering wheel unless
vehicle is stationary and steering
wheel lock has been released.
Steering wheel controls
The Infotainment system and a
connected mobile phone can be
operated via the controls on the
steering wheel.
Further information is available in the
Infotainment system manual.

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