Digital speedometer reading in Km

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Hi

I have recently purchased a 05 C200 CDi, and very pleased to have found this forum.

One problem I cannot seem to solve is that the digital readout for the speed in the central readout is in KM, can this be changed to Miles?

Thanks in anticipation.

Tony in Enfield
 

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It can be done on STAR but if you go abroad you will have no Km on the dash.

An indie will change it for you on STAR.

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Not sure if I'm comparing apples and pears but mine shows the reading in mph and underneath in smaller font the kph.
 

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And to add to the confusion, I can just swap back and forth between kph/mph degrees C/F and a few more things just by using the finger controls on the steering wheel
 

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And to add to the confusion, I can just swap back and forth between kph/mph degrees C/F and a few more things just by using the finger controls on the steering wheel

Yes, me too. I use the digital KPH when "in the foreign". Can't see why that would not satisfy the rules - I doubt if they specify a speedometer in any greater detail. :)
 

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And to add to the confusion, I can just swap back and forth between kph/mph degrees C/F and a few more things just by using the finger controls on the steering wheel

Thanks,I have just looked and i can do that :D
 
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Clarification

Just to clarify matters.

I can alter the odomenter from Miles to K with the sterring wheel buttons, what I am refering to is the spped reading in the lower panel that gives
the speed, and the gear you are in with an Auto box, and something else I cant remember.

Regards
Tony in Enfield
 

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I wondered about this (A180 owner for a month) but the manual says the digital readout is supposed to be in KMph
 

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I wondered about this (A180 owner for a month) but the manual says the digital readout is supposed to be in KMph

The idea is that EU cars must be able to display both MPH and KMH
 

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It's the UK Mode that UK cars are coded with. As Malcolm says UK cars must be able to display kph. For some reason MB seem to think UK drivers are incappable of setting this display as and when required (i.e. when driving abroad)

Some one with STAR and the knowledge can delete this "UK Mode" leaving you to descide what to display.

I have mine displaying the outside temp instead of kph. Far more usefull (when in the UK) :D
 

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just change the settings on the steering wheel you can also change the tempo gauge from deg to celcius
 

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And to add to the confusion, I can just swap back and forth between kph/mph degrees C/F and a few more things just by using the finger controls on the steering wheel


Me too, in my C180k........
 

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I can on my W203.

You can?? :confused::confused:

A standard W203, no mods? What year?

We are talking about the one line display under the main display, above the time and gear select displays..
 

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Ive only had my CLS a wekk and Ive no idea ho to change from KM to MPH or Celsius to farenheit on the big display let alone the little KPH display. Too many gadgets not enough time to play with them :mrgreen:
 

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Ive only had my CLS a wekk and Ive no idea ho to change from KM to MPH or Celsius to farenheit on the big display let alone the little KPH display. Too many gadgets not enough time to play with them :mrgreen:

A very nice car! Take time to explore the plethora of gadgets and READ THE MANUAL!!!!! :D
 

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A very nice car! Take time to explore the plethora of gadgets and READ THE MANUAL!!!!! :D

When I first bought the 230 I kept the handbook in the little room, and read all 500 pages, and then the Comand book of 497 pages.;):confused:
 


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