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Depending on the mode selected and depending on the vehicle, the MULTI-SENSE system controls the driving, the ambient lighting, and the tone and smoothness of the engine:

- modes Sport, ECO, Neutral and Comfort are preset and associated with customisable light environments and engine noise;

- mode Perso is fully customisable.

The drive modes affect the:

- power-assisted steering;

- the rear wheel steering;

- engine and gearbox responsiveness;

- heating level.

They also affect the:

- the light environment and the instrument panel lighting;

- the information on the instrument panel and multimedia screen;

- engine noise;

- massage seat.

After each start-up, the vehicle may either use the mode set at the time the engine was last switched off, or start in Neutral mode.

Sport mode

This mode permits an increased responsiveness from the engine and the gearbox. The steering is firmer.

Note: depending on the vehicle, this mode can inhibit the Stop and Start (refer to the information on the "Stop and Start Function" in section 2).

ECO mode

Mode ECO is geared towards saving energy and the environment. The steering is smooth, engine and gearbox management enable fuel consumption to be lowered. Air conditioning is managed to be used only when necessary.

Please refer to the information on “Driving advice, ECO-driving” in Section 2.

Note: for vehicles without ECOmode, the Comfort mode becomes the most suitable mode in terms of energy economy and respect for the environment.

Mode Neutral

Default mode, mode Neutral selects the vehicle factory settings.

In any mode, you can change the colour of the ambient lighting as well as the format of the information displayed on the instrument panel and multimedia screen. You can also reset to the default settings.

Please refer to the multimedia equipment instructions.

Mode Comfort

This mode favours smooth steering. The interior environment is softened. Depending on the vehicle, the driver’s seat massage function is activated.

Mode Perso

This mode enables you to manually configure the drive, comfort, light environment and engine noise.

Stopping the engine in Sport mode, or Perso mode with engine setting in Sport mode.

Depending on the vehicle, when you restart the vehicle, a message asks you if you wish to keep the engine setting in Sport mode.

Accessing the menu

You can access MULTI-SENSE, depending on the vehicle:

- from the multimedia screen 1. Select the “Vehicle” menu, then “MULTI-SENSE”;

- using switch 2;

- depending on the vehicle, by pressing the button 3 ECO which automatically launches the ECO mode, or by pressing the button 3 R.S Drive which automatically launches the Sportmode. In both cases this opens the “MULTI-SENSE” menu on the multimedia screen 1 for a few seconds.

Depending on the vehicle, once the “MULTI-SENSE” menu is displayed on the multimedia screen 1, pressing switch 2 enables you to toggle between the two preferential modes you have selected. Refer to the handbook for the equipment.