SKODA CITIGO 2013 1.G Owner's Manual
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ŠKODA CitigoOwner's Manual
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Layout of this Owner's Manual
This Owner's Manual has been systematically designed to make it easy for you to
search for and obtain the information you require.
Chapters, table of contents and subject index
The text of the Owner's manual is divided into relatively short sections which are
combined into easy-to-read chapters. The chapter you are reading at any particular
moment is always specified on the bottom right of the page.
The Table of contents is arranged according to the chapters and the detailed Sub-
ject index at the end of the Owner's Manual helps you to rapidly find the informa-
tion you are looking for.
All direction indications such as “left”, “right”, “front”, “rear” relate to the direction of
travel of the vehicle.
Units of measurement
All values are expressed in metric units.
Explanation of symbolsDenotes a reference to a section with important information and safety
advice in a chapter.Denotes the end of a section.Denotes the continuation of a section on the next page.Indicates situations where the vehicle must be stopped as soon as possi-
ble.®Denotes a registered trademark.
WARNINGThe most important notes are marked with the heading WARNING. These
WARNING notes draw your attention to a serious risk of accident or injury .
note draws your attention to the possibility of damage to your vehicle
(e.g. damage to gearbox), or points out general risks of an accident.For the sake of the environmentAn Environmental note draws your attention to environmental protection aspects.
This is where you will, for example, find tips aimed at reducing your fuel consump-
A normal Note draws your attention to important information about the operation
of your vehicle.
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Documentation for date of delivery Date of delivery/first registrationa)
: (VIN) Vehicle identification number
Stamp and signature of the seller I confirm that I have taken delivery of the specified vehicle in good condi-
tion, have been shown how to operate it correctly, and the terms of the
warranty have been explained to me. Signature of the customer a)
(Whichever comes first).
ŠKODA extended warranty Stamp of ŠKODA partner Limitations of the ŠKODA extended warranty a) Years: or km: Valid from: a)
(Whichever comes first).
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You have opted for a ŠKODA – our sincere thanks for your confidence in us.
You have received a vehicle with the latest technology and range of amenities. Please read this Owner's Manual carefully, because the operation in accordance with these instructions is a prerequisite for proper use
of the vehicle.
Observe the national legal requirements when using your vehicle.
If you have any questions about your vehicle, please contact a ŠKODA Partner.We wish you much pleasure with your ŠKODA and pleasant motoring at all times. Your ŠKODA AUTO a.s. (hereinafter referred to only as ŠKODA or manufacturer)
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The on-board literature contains the following terms relating to the service work for your vehicle.
› “Specialist garage” - a company that carries out specialist service tasks for
ŠKODA vehicles. A specialist can be a ŠKODA partner, a ŠKODA service partner,
as well as an independent workshop.
› “ŠKODA service partner” - A Workshop that has been contractually authorized
by the manufacturer ŠKODA AUTO a.s. or its sales partner to perform service tasks on ŠKODA vehicles and to sell ŠKODA Genuine Parts.
› “ŠKODA partner” - A company that has been authorized by the manufacturer
ŠKODA AUTO a.s. or its sales partner to sell new ŠKODA vehicles and, when ap-
plicable, to service them using ŠKODA Genuine Parts and sell ŠKODA Genuine
These operating instructions apply to all body variants of the vehicle and all rela-
ted models .
This owner's manual describes all possible equipment variants without identify-
ing them as special equipment, model variants or market-dependent equipment.
Consequently, this vehicle does not need to contain all of the equipment compo-
nents described in this owner's manual.
The level of equipment of your vehicle refers to your purchase contract of the ve-
hicle. More information is available from the ŠKODA Partner from whom you
bought the vehicle.
The illustrations can differ in minor details from your vehicle; they are only inten-
ded for general information.
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Table of Contents
Materials defect liability and ŠKODA warranty for
Mobility warranty and ŠKODA extended
Using the system
warning lights and instruments
Multifunction display (MFA)
Unlocking and locking
Unlocking and locking
Central locking system
Luggage compartment lid
Electrical power windows
Power sliding/tilting roof
Lights and visibility
Windscreen wipers and washers
Seats and stowing
Roof rack system
49Useful equipment50Storage compartments53
Heating and air-conditioning
Heating, ventilation and cooling
Air conditioning system
Communication and multimedia
Telephone and Move & Fun
Starting-off and Driving
Starting and stopping the engine
Manual gear changing and pedals
Economical driving and environmental
Avoiding damage to your vehicle
Brake assist systems
Cruise Control System
City Safe Drive
Correct seated position
Using seat belts
Inertia reels and belt tensioners
96Airbag system98Description of the airbag system98
Transporting children safely
Modifications, adjustments and technical
Washing your car
Taking care of your vehicle exterior
Taking care of the interior
Inspecting and replenishing
Vehicles with CNG (compressed natural gas)
Tyres and wheel rims
Emergency equipment and self-help
Changing a wheel
1483Table of Contents
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Jump-starting150Towing the vehicle152
Fuses and light bulbs
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Materials defect liability and ŠKODAwarranty for new cars
Materials defect liability
Your ŠKODA partner, as a vendor, is liable to you for material damage to your new
ŠKODA car, ŠKODA Genuine Parts or ŠKODA Genuine Accessories in accordance
with statutory regulations and the purchase agreement.
ŠKODA warranty for new cars
As well as the materials defect liability, ŠKODA AUTO a.s. grants you the ŠKODA warranty for new cars (hereafter referred to as “ŠKODA warranty),” according to
the terms described later.
As part of the ŠKODA warranty, ŠKODA AUTO a.s. will guarantee the following
› Repair of damage to your vehicle that occurs within two years from the start of
the ŠKODA warranty;
› Repair of paint damage to your vehicle that occurs within three years from the
start of the ŠKODA warranty;
› Repair of rust perforation to the bodywork of your vehicle that occurs within
twelve years from the start of the warranty. Only rust perforation on the inside
and the outside of body sheets is included in the rust perforation to bodywork
definition and covered by the ŠKODA warranty.
The start of the warranty is the date on which the original purchaser acquires the vehicle upon purchasing it from the ŠKODA partner or the date of first registra-
tion. Whichever one occurs first and is recorded by the ŠKODA partner in the serv-
ice schedule accordingly is the one that applies.
Repairs may either occur by replacing the faulty part or by restoring it. Replacedparts become the property of the ŠKODA service partner.
There are no other entitlements arising from the ŠKODA warranty. In particular,
there are no entitlements for replacement, cancellation, provision of a courtesy
vehicle for the duration of repairs or compensation for damages.
If your ŠKODA vehicle was purchased from a ŠKODA partner in a country of theEuropean Economic Area (i.e. the countries of the European Union, Norway, Ice-
land and Liechtenstein) or in Switzerland, claims arising from the ŠKODA warranty
must also be made through a ŠKODA service partner in one of these countries.If your ŠKODA vehicle has been purchased from a ŠKODA partner outside the Eu-
ropean Economic Area and Switzerland, claims arising from the ŠKODA warranty
must also be made through a ŠKODA service partner outside the European Eco-
nomic Area and Switzerland.
One of the conditions of a service from the ŠKODA guarantee is that you have carried out all service works in a timely and adequate manner and in accordance
with the manufacturer's provisions. You must prove that service works have been
carried out properly and in accordance with the manufacturer's provisions when
raising a claim from the ŠKODA warranty. In case of a missed service or in case of
a failure to carry out a service according to the manufacturer's provisions, you
may still be entitled to warranty claims as long as you can prove that the missed
service or the failure to carry out a service according to the manufacturer's provi-
sions was not the cause of the defect.
Natural wear and tear of your vehicle is not covered by the ŠKODA warranty. The
ŠKODA warranty also does not cover defects to bodywork, installations and con-
versions provided by third-parties, nor vehicle defects caused by these. The same
goes for accessories which are not factory installed and/or delivered.
In addition, this warranty does not apply if the defect was caused by one of the
› unauthorized use, improper handling (e.g. use in racing competitions or over-
loading), improper care and maintenance, or unapproved modification to your
› Non-compliance with provisions in the service schedule and the Owner's man-
ual or other factory-supplied instructions;
› External causes or influences (e.g. accidents, hail, flooding, etc.);
› parts fitted or installed on the vehicle, whose use is not approved by ŠKODA
AUTO a.s., or modification of the vehicle in a manner not approved by ŠKODA
AUTO a.s. (e.g. tuning);
› damage caused by you which was not immediately seen to by specialist garage
or was not fixed properly.
It is the customer's responsibility to prove that it was not the cause.
This ŠKODA guarantee does not affect the purchaser's statutory rights arising
from liability to defects from the vehicle vendor and other potential claims from
product liability laws.
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Mobility warranty and ŠKODA extendedwarranty.
Mobility warranty provides a sense of security when travelling in your vehicle.
Should your car break down when you're on the move one day as a result of an
unexpected fault, you will be eligible for services to ensure your continued mobili-
ty as part of the mobility warranty, which includes the following: Breakdown serv- ice at the breakdown location and towing off to the ŠKODA service partner, tech-
nical assistance by phone or on-site operation.
If your vehicle is not repaired on the same day, the ŠKODA service partner may
provide further services as required, such as replacement transportation (bus,
train, etc.), a courtesy vehicle, etc.
You can obtain more information regarding terms and conditions for the provision
of mobility warranty for your vehicle from your ŠKODA partner. Here you will also
be given detailed terms and conditions for the mobility warranty with respect to
your vehicle. In the event that there is no mobility warranty coverage available for
your vehicle, you should check with any ŠKODA service partner about the possibil-
ity of a subsequent agreement.
The mobility guarantee is only available for some countries.
Optional ŠKODA extended warranty
If you received an extended ŠKODA warranty when purchasing your new car, the
two-year ŠKODA warranty for damages to your ŠKODA vehicle will be extended
by the time you chose or until the chosen mileage limit has been reached, which-
ever occurs first.
The previously mentioned paint warranty and the warranty against rust perfora-
tion stay unaffected by the extended warranty.
Detailed conditions for the extended warranty are included in the extended war- ranty terms and conditions, which your ŠKODA partner will have given to you
upon purchasing your new vehicle.
NoteThe mobility guarantee and optional ŠKODA extended warranty are only available
for some countries.
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AbbreviationsAbbreviationDefinitionrpmEngine revolutions per minuteABSAnti-lock brake systemASGAutomated transmissionCNGCompressed natural gasCO2 in g/kmdischarged quantity of carbon dioxide in grams per driven kilo-
metreEDLElectronic differential lockECEEconomic Commission for EuropeEPCEPC fault lightESCElectronic Stability ControlEUEuropean UnionkWKilowatt, measuring unit for the engine outputMGManual gearboxMFDMultifunction displayNmNewton meter, measuring unit for the engine torqueTCSTraction control