RENAULT ESPACE 2015 5.G Owners Manual
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LANE DEPARTURE WARNING (2/3)Conditions for non-activation
– Indicators activated or having been activated less than approximately
four seconds prior to departing from
– Very fast lane departure;
– Driving continuously on a line;
– On bends, the function allows for slightly cutting the bend;
From the multifunction screen 1: select
“Vehicle”, “Driving assistance”, “Lane
departure warning” then choose “ON”
When the function is activated, the vi-
sibility indicators 3 for the left and right
lines are displayed in grey on the ins-
The function is set to notify the
– the vehicle speed is greater than ap- proximately 45 mph (70 km/h);
– lines are detected and the visibility indicators 3 are green.
The function triggers an alert if a line
is crossed without the direction indica-
tors being activated. The function alerts
the driver through a beep and the indi-
cator the line crossed switches to red
on the instrument panel.
You can access menu “Driving as-
sistance” directly from button 2
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From the multifunction screen 1, select
“Vehicle”, “Driving assistance”, “Lane
departure warning settings” then in:
– volume: adjust the alert volume to one of five levels;
– sensitivity: adjust the sensitivity level for line detection. To do this select:
– “Low” line detected upon cros-
– “Middle” line detected on ap-
– “high” line detected nearby.
LANE DEPARTURE WARNING (3/3)
In the event of a malfunction, a mes-
sage “Lane departure warning check” is
displayed on the instrument panel, and
the visibility indicators for the left and
right lines disappear from the instru-
Consult an approved dealer.1
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BLIND SPOT WARNING (1/3)
This system alerts the driver to other
vehicles in the detection zone A.
The system is activated when the vehi-
cle’s speed is between approxima-
tely 30 km/h (19 mph) and 140 km/h
This function uses sensors 1 installed
in the front and rear bumper of both
On the multifunction screen 2, select
the “Vehicle” menu, “Driving assis-
tance”, and “Blind spot alert”, and then
choose “ON” or “OFF”.
Make sure that the sensors are not obs-
cured (by dirt, mud, snow, etc.).
If a sensor is obscured, the message
“Blind spot clean sensor” will appear on
the instrument panel. If this happens,
please clean the sensors.
You can access the “Driving assis-
tance” menu directly by pressing the
When the engine is started, the system
remembers its position when the igni-
tion was last switched off.
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BLIND SPOT WARNING (2/3)
This function will indicate:
– when the vehicle speed is between approximately 30 km/h (19 mph) and
140 km/h (87 mph);
– when another vehicle is in the blind spot area and travelling in the same
direction as your vehicle.
If another vehicle is being overtaken,
the indicator 4 will be activated only if
that vehicle remains in the blind spot for
more than one second.
An indicator light 4 is situated on both
door mirrors 5.
Note: Clean the door mirrors 5 regu-
larly, so that the indicator lights 4 can
be seen properly.
The function is activated and has not
detected any vehicles.
Initial warning: the indicator light 4
shows that a vehicle has been detected
in the blind spot.
When the direction indicator is activa-
ted, the indicator light 4 flashes when a
vehicle is detected in the blind spot on
the side towards which you are about to
steer. If you cancel the direction indica-
tor, the function will return to the initial
warning (display C).
Note: The system’s detection range
operates according to a standard
lane width. If you are driving in
narrow traffic lanes, it may detect
vehicles in other lanes.
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If the system detects a fault, the mes-
sage “Check blind spot alert” is dis-
played on the instrument panel. Consult
an authorised dealer.
Note: When the engine is started, the
indicator light 4 (display B) flashes
three times. It is normal.
– The system’s detection
range operates according
to a standard lane width. If
you are driving in wide traf-
fic lanes, the system might not
be able to detect a vehicle in the
– The system might be disrupted momentarily if it is exposed to
strong electromagnetic waves
(as beneath high-tension power
lines) or to very poor weather
conditions (heavy rain, snow,
etc.). Remain aware of driving
There is a risk of accidents.
BLIND SPOT WARNING (3/3)
Because sensors have
been installed in the bum-
pers, any work (repairs, re-
placements, touching up of
paintwork) must be carried out by a
Conditions for non-function
– If the object is not moving;
– if traffic is heavy;
– the road is winding;
– if front and rear sensors both detect objects at the same time (e.g. when
passing an articulated lorry).
This function is an addi-
tional aid which indicates
other vehicles in the blind
It can never in any case be a subs-
titute for care nor for the driver’s
responsibility while in charge of his
The driver should always look out
for sudden hazards during driving:
make sure while manoeuvring that
there are no moving or movable ob-
jects (such as a child, an animal, a
pushchair or a bicycle) or small or
narrow obstacles (such as a boulder
or a post) in the blind spot area.
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SAFE DISTANCE ALERT (1/2)
From the multifunction screen 2, select
menu “Vehicle”, “Driving assistance”,
“Distance warning” then choose “ON”
Using the sensor 1 , this function noti-
fies the driver about the time interval
separating them from the vehicle in
front, so they can respect a safe dis-
tance between the two vehicles.
Note: make sure that the sensor 1 is
not obscured (by dirt, mud, snow, etc.).
The function is activated when the ve-
hicle speed is between about 20 and
125 mph (30 and 200 km/h).
When the engine is started, the func-
tion maintains the same status that was
active when the engine was last stop-
You can access menu “Driving as-
sistance” directly from button 3
This function is an additio-
nal driving aid. However,
this function is not under
any circumstances in-
tended to replace the due care and
attention of the driver, who should at
all times be in control of the vehicle.
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SAFE DISTANCE ALERT (2/2)
The measurement is dis-
played for information only:
the system performs no
action on the vehicle.
This function is not designed for use
in urban conditions or for a dynamic
driving style (sudden cornering, ac-
celeration, braking, etc.), but rather
for stable driving conditions.
The function does not interact with
the braking system.
The sensor area should be kept
clean and free of any modifications
in order to ensure the proper opera-
tion of the system.
Any servicing on the bumper (re-
placement, repair, paint retouching,
etc.) should be undertaken by a
– C (orange): the time interval falls
between around 1 and 2 seconds (in-
sufficient distance between the two
– D (red): the time interval is less than
or equal to around one second (very
insufficient distance between the two
If the interval between the two vehicles
is less than around 0.5 seconds, war-
ning light 4 will flash on the instrument
panel. Under certain conditions, the
time interval may not be displayed:
– while cornering;
– when changing lane;
– if the vehicle in front is sufficiently far or outside the range of the sensor.
This function is essential if adaptive
cruise control is activated.
On equipped vehicles, some infor-
mation is given on the head-up dis-
Upon activating the function, indicator 4
notifies the driver of the distance sepa-
rating them from the vehicle in front.
– A (grey): function not operational;
– A (green): no vehicle detected;
– B (green): the time interval is greater
than or equal to around two seconds
(distance between the two vehicles
adapted to your speed);
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CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: speed limiter function (1/3)
Press switch 1 on side . The indica-
comes on, lit orange, and
the message “Speed limiter” appears
on the instrument panel, accompanied
by dashes to indicate that the speed
limiter function is activated and waiting
to store a limited speed.
To store the current speed, press
switch 2 on side a (+): the limited
speed will replace the dashes.
The minimum stored speed is 20 mph
1 Main “On/Off” switch.
2 Controls for:
a speed limiter activation, memory
and increase (+);
b decreasing the speed limiter (-).
3 Activation and recall of memorised limited speed (R).
4 Speed limiter function standby (with limited speed memory) (O).
The speed limiter function helps you
stay within the driving speed limit that
you choose, known as the
If you wish, you can associate the
speed limiter and the “Overspeed
alert” function (please refer to the in-
formation on the “Overspeed alert”
in Section 2).
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CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: speed limiter function (2/3)Exceeding the limit speed
It is possible to exceed the limit speed
at any time. To do this: press the acce-
lerator pedal firmly and fully (beyond
the resistance point).
While the speed is being exceeded, the
speed limiter flashes red on the instru-
Then, release the accelerator: the
speed limiter function will return as
soon as you reach a speed lower than
the stored speed.
Limited speed cannot be maintained
If driving up or down a steep gradient,
the system is unable to maintain the
limited speed: the stored speed flashes
red on the instrument panel and a beep
sounds at regular intervals to inform
Varying the limit speed
The speed limiter can be changed by
repeatedly pressing switch 2 :
– side a (+) to increase the speed;
– side b (-) to reduce the speed.
When a limited speed has been stored
and this speed is not reached, driving is
similar to driving a vehicle without the
speed limiter function.
Once you have reached the stored
speed, no effort on the accelerator pedal
will allow you to exceed the program-
med speed except in an emergency
(refer to information on “Exceeding the
The speed limiter function is
in no way linked to the bra-
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CRUISE CONTROL/SPEED LIMITER: speed limiter function (3/3)
Recalling the limit speed
If a speed has been stored, it can be re-
called by pressing switch 3 (R).
Putting the function on
The speed limiter function is suspended
when you press switch 4 (O). In this
case, the speed limit remains stored
and the message “Memorised” accom-
panied by this speed appears on the
Switching off the function
The speed limiter function is deactiva-
ted if you press switch 1: in this case a
speed is no longer stored. The orange
instrument panel warning light
out, confirming that the function is stop-
When the speed limiter is put on
standby, pressing side a (+) on
switch 2 reactivates the function wi-
thout taking into account the stored
speed: it is the speed at which the
vehicle is moving that is taken into