Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Changing gear - Automatic transmission - Driving and parking - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Changing gear

The automatic transmission shifts to the individual gears automatically when it is in transmission position D. This automatic gearshifting behavior is determined by:

a shift range restriction, if selected
the position of the accelerator pedal
the road speed

    Transmission positions
    Park position Do not shift the transmission into position P() unless the vehicle is stationary. The parking lock should not be used as a brake when parking. In addition to engaging the parking ...

    Driving tips
    Kickdown Use kickdown for maximum acceleration. ► Vehicles for USA: fully depress the accelerator pedal. The transmission shifts to a lower gear depending on the engine speed. ► ...

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