Mercedes-Benz C-Class Manuals

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Owners Manual: Instrument Display overview

Mercedes-AMG vehicles: be sure to observe the information in the Supplement. Otherwise, you may fail to recognize dangers.

WARNING Risk of accident due to an instrument display malfunction
If the Instrument Display has failed or malfunctioned, you may not recognize function restrictions applying to safety relevant systems.

The operating safety of your vehicle may be impaired.

  • Drive on carefully.
  • Have the vehicle checked immediately at a qualified specialist workshop.

If the operating safety of your vehicle is impaired, park the vehicle safely as soon as possible.

Contact a qualified specialist workshop.

Instrument Display (standard)

Instrument Display overview

  1. Speedometer
  2. Multifunction display
  3. Tachometer
  4. Coolant temperature gauge
  5. Fuel level and fuel filler flap location indicator

Instrument Display in the Widescreen Cockpit

Instrument Display overview

  1. Speedometer
  2. Multifunction display
  3. Example: area for additional values
  4. Coolant temperature gauge
  5. Fuel level and fuel filler flap location indicator

Further display content can be shown on display 3 for additional values.

The segments on speedometer 1 indicate the system status for the following:

  • Cruise control
  • Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC
NOTE Engine damage due to excessively high engine speeds
The engine will be damaged if you drive with the engine in the overrevving range.
  • Do not drive with the engine in the overrevving range.

The fuel supply is interrupted to protect the engine when the red mark on tachometer 3 (overrevving range) is reached.

During normal operating conditions, coolant temperature display 4 may rise to the red mark.

WARNING Danger of burns when opening the hood
If you open the hood when the engine has overheated or during a fire in the engine compartment, you could come into contact with hot gases or other escaping operating fluids.
  • Before opening the hood, allow the engine to cool down.
  • In the event of a fire in the engine compartment, keep the hood closed and call the fire service.

Overview of the buttons on the steering wheel

Overview of the buttons on the steering wheel

  1. Back/Home button (press and hold), on-board computer

  2. Touch Control, on-board computer

  3. Control panel for cruise control or Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC

  4. Control panel for multimedia system:
    Voice Control System

    Displays favorites

     VOL: control knob, adjusts the volume or switches the sound off (press)

    Makes/accepts a call

    Rejects/ends a call

  5. Calls up the home screen

  6. Touch Control multimedia system

  7. Back button (press and hold)

    Instrument Display and on-board computer

    Operating the on-board computer

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