Mercedes-Benz GLC : Automatic transmission / Using kickdown. Glide mode function

Using kickdown

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Using kickdown. Glide mode function  Maximum acceleration: depress the accelerator pedal beyond the pressure point.

To protect against engine overrev, the automatic transmission shifts up to the next gear when maximum engine speed has been reached.

Glide mode function

NOTE Mercedes-AMG vehicles

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Using kickdown. Glide mode function Observe the notes in the Supplement. You could otherwise fail to recognize dangers.

NOTE Plug-in hybrid

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Using kickdown. Glide mode function Observe the notes in the Supplement. You could otherwise fail to recognize dangers.

With an anticipatory driving style, Glide mode helps you to reduce fuel consumption.

Glide mode is characterized by the following:

  • The combustion engine is disconnected from the drivetrain and continues to run in neutral.
  • The transmission position display Mercedes-Benz GLC. Using kickdown. Glide mode function is shown in green.

Glide mode is activated if the following conditions are met:

  • Drive program Mercedes-Benz GLC. Using kickdown. Glide mode function is selected.
  • The speed is within a suitable range.
  • The road's course is suitable, e.g. no steep uphill or downhill inclines or tight bends.
  • There is no trailer hitched up to the trailer hitch, and no bicycle rack installed.
  • You do not depress the accelerator or brake pedal (except for light brake applications).

Glide mode can also be activated if you have selected the "Eco" setting for the drive in the drive program Mercedes-Benz GLC. Using kickdown. Glide mode function.

Glide mode is deactivated again if one of the conditions is no longer met.

Glide mode can also be prevented by the following parameters:

  • Incline
  • Downhill gradient
  • Temperature
  • Height
  • Speed
  • Operating status of the engine
  • Traffic situation

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    Mercedes-Benz GLC. HANDS-FREE ACCESS function

    With HANDS-FREE ACCESS you can open, close or stop the closing process of the tailgate by performing a kicking movement under the rear bumper.

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    Observe the notes when opening and closing the tailgate.

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