Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Introduction - Shift ranges - Automatic transmission - Driving and parking - Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Introduction

When the automatic transmission is in position D, it is possible to restrict or derestrict the shift range (). The shift range selected is shown in the multifunction display. The automatic transmission shifts only as far as the selected gear.

Shift range

braking effect.You can use the engine's braking effect.

of the engine on downhill gradients and for driving:To use the braking effect of the engine on downhill gradients and for driving:

  • on steep mountain roads
  • in mountainous terrain
  • in arduous conditions

of the engine on extremely steep downhill gradients and on long downhill stretchesTo use the braking effect of the engine on extremely steep downhill gradients and on long downhill stretches

    Restricting the shift range
    X Press the selector lever to the left towards D–. The automatic transmission shifts down one gear and restricts the shift range to the relevant gear. If the engine exceeds the maximum engine ...

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    Connections
    OnStar Hands-Free Calling allows calls to be made and received from the vehicle. The vehicle can also be controlled from a cell phone through the OnStar mobile app. See www.onstar.com for coverage ...