2020 Vauxhall Combo Lighting Information
In higher specification levels, the Combo comes standard with stylish and efficient LED headlights up front. Not only do LED headlights provide a bright and clear view of the road ahead, but they also utilize less energy than conventional halogen lights, which contributes to enhanced fuel economy. For added safety, the Combo is typically equipped with daytime running lights (DRLs) that increase visibility and make the vehicle more visible to other drivers, particularly during the day. The 2020 Vauxhall Combo’s rear illumination is designed for both functionality and safety. When halting, turning, or reversing, high-mounted brake lights, clear indicators, and bright reverse lights ensure that drivers can clearly communicate their intentions to those behind them.
In conclusion, the lighting system of the 2020 Vauxhall Combo integrates modern LED technology with practical design to improve safety, visibility, and the aesthetic appeal of this versatile commercial van. These lighting features make it a dependable option for companies and commuters seeking a well-lit and secure driving environment.
Turn light switch:
AUTO : automatic light control switches automatically between daytime running light and headlight
When switching on the ignition, automatic light control is active.
Tail lights are illuminated together with low/high beam and sidelights.
Automatic Light Control
When the automatic light control function is switched on and the engine is running, the system switches between daytime running lights and headlights automatically depending on the external lighting conditions and information given by the wiper system.
Make sure the sensor is not blocked .
Daytime running light .
Automatic headlight activation
During poor lighting conditions the headlights are switched on.
Additionally, headlights are switched on if the windscreen wipers have been activated for several wipes.
When a tunnel is entered, headlights are switched on immediately.
Push lever to switch from low to high beam.
Pull lever to deactivate high beam.
High Beam Assist
This feature automatically activates the high beam at night when vehicle is faster than 15 mph.
It switches automatically back to low beam when:
- A sensor detects the lights of oncoming or preceding vehicles.
- Driving in urban areas.
- The vehicle is slower than 9 mph.
It is foggy or snowy.
Front or rear fog lights are switched on.
If there are no restrictions detected, the system switches back to high beam.
Indicator lever with f button
Activate high beam assist by pressing once.
The green control indicator f illuminates continuously when the assist is activated, the blue one illuminates when high beam is on.
With high beam on, pull the indicator lever once to deactivate high beam assist. If a headlight flash is activated when the high beam is off, the high beam assist will remain activated.
Pushing the indicator lever to activate manual high beam will deactivate high beam assist. It is also deactivated when fog lights are switched on.
Press once to deactivate high beam assist.
The latest setting of the high beam assist is being stored and remains set when the ignition is switched on again.
To activate the headlight flash, pull lever.
Pulling lever deactivates high beam.
Headlight Range Adjustment
Manual headlight range adjustment
To adapt headlight range to the vehicle load to prevent dazzling: turn thumb wheel ? to required position.
0 : front seats occupied
1 : all seats occupied
2 : all seats occupied and load
3 : driver’s seat occupied and load compartment laden
Headlights When Driving Abroad
When driving in countries where traffic drives on the opposite side of the road, the headlights do not have to be adjusted.
Daytime Running Lights
Daytime running lights increase visibility of the vehicle during daylight.
They are switched on automatically when the engine is running.
The system switches between daytime running lights and low beam automatically, depending on the lighting conditions.
Hazard Warning Flashers
Hazard warning flashers are switched on automatically in the following situations:
- Braking in an emergency (depending on the force of deceleration).
- In the event of an accident.
They are switched off the first time you accelerate or if you press ¨.
up : right turn lights
down : left turn lights
A resistance point can be felt when moving the indicator lever.
Constant flashing is activated when the indicator lever is being moved beyond the resistance point. It is deactivated when the steering wheel is moved in the opposite direction or indicator lever is manually moved back to its neutral position.
Activate temporary flashing by holding the indicator lever just before the resistance point. Turn lights will flash until indicator lever is being released.
To activate three flashes, tap the indicator lever briefly without passing the resistance point.
If you forget to cancel the turn lights for more than twenty seconds, the volume of the audible signal will increase if the speed is
above 40 mph.
Front Fog Lights
Operated by pressing >.
Light switch in position AUTO: switching on front fog lights will switch headlights on automatically.
Rear fog light
Operated by pressing .
Light switch in position AUTO: switching on rear fog light will switch headlights on automatically.
Light switch in position rear fog light can only be switched on with front fog lights.
The vehicle rear fog light is deactivated when towing a trailer or a plug is connected with the socket, e.g. when a bicycle carrier is used.
When the vehicle is parked, the parking lights on one side can be activated:
- Switch off ignition.
- Move indicator lever all the way up (right parking lights) or down (left parking lights).
Confirmed by a signal and the corresponding turn lights control indicator.
The reversing light comes on when the ignition is on and reverse gear is selected.
Misted light covers
The inside of the light housing may mist up briefly in poor, wet and cold weather conditions, in heavy rain or after washing. The mist disappears quickly by itself; to help switch on the headlights.
Instrument panel illumination control
Brightness of the following lights can be adjusted when the exterior lights are on:
- Instrument panel illumination
Illuminated switches and operation elements
Turn thumb wheel A and hold until the desired brightness is obtained.
During entry and exit of the vehicle, the front and rear courtesy lights automatically switch on and then off after a delay.
In the event of an accident with airbag deployment the courtesy lights are turned on automatically.
Front and rear courtesy light
Operate rocker switch:
: automatic switching on and off
Press : on
Press : off
Operated by pressing z and B in the courtesy lights.
Illustration shows rear courtesy lights.
Illuminates when the cover is opened.
Higher trim levels of the 2020 Vauxhall Combo feature energy-efficient LED headlights.
LED headlights are typically available on 2020 Vauxhall Combo models with higher specification levels.
LED headlights provide brighter illumination while consuming less energy, thereby improving fuel economy.
Yes, the Combo frequently includes DRLs to improve daytime visibility.
DRLs make the vehicle more conspicuous to other road users, increasing overall safety.
Some trim levels may offer fog lights as an optional feature to enhance visibility in inclement weather.
Typically, the indicator lamps use energy-efficient and durable LED bulbs.
Yes, the 2020 Vauxhall Combo is furnished with a high-mounted brake light to enhance rearward visibility.
Yes, the Combo’s bright reverse lights provide excellent visibility when reversing.
While it is possible to upgrade the lighting system aftermarket, compatibility and safety should be verified by a professional.
Adaptive headlights that adjust their intensity and direction based on the traffic conditions are typically not available on the Combo.
The lifespan of light bulbs varies, but it is advisable to inspect and replace them if they become dim or malfunction.
Some trim levels may offer an automatic headlamp feature that activates and deactivates the headlights in response to ambient light conditions.
Depending on the trim level and options, cargo area lighting may be available to facilitate the loading and offloading of cargo.
Headlight warranties can vary, so it is advisable to consult with your dealer regarding the lighting system’s specific warranty terms.
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