Driving Experience Control offers the driver the choice between COMFORT mode, for the standard engine and transmission settings, ECO PRO mode, which is geared towards greater efficiency, and SPORT mode, which enables even more dynamic driving. ECO PRO mode adjusts the characteristics of the accelerator and transmission as well as the heating/air conditioning settings to make the drive as fuel-efficient as possible.
ECO PRO mode reduces fuel consumption by up to 20 percent. Further fuel savings can be achieved using the "coasting" mode, the route-ahead assistant and ECO PRO route. The route-ahead assistant uses the navigation system to assess local road conditions and give tips in advance. If there is a speed limit change around the next bend, the system advises the driver to slow down before the bend.
ECO PRO route also helps to ensure the efficient use of fuel. It suggests an efficiency-optimised route that takes into account the volume of traffic, individual driving style and local conditions. The "coasting" function allows the vehicle to coast along the road at up to 160 km/h when the driver takes their foot off the accelerator without braking. In SPORT mode, the car responds more directly, leading to a more dynamic driving experience.