Safety

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Safety and assistance systems


Helpful assistants on board at all times.

Being on the road with the V-Class is a true pleasure. However, there are many traffic situations in which support can be helpful and welcome. That's why there is a broad range of assistance systems available for the V-Class, which can reduce the burden on the driver and provide support in critical situations.

Safety and assistance systems


Helpful assistants on board at all times.

Being on the road with the V-Class is a true pleasure. However, there are many traffic situations in which support can be helpful and welcome. That's why there is a broad range of assistance systems available for the V-Class, which can reduce the burden on the driver and provide support in critical situations.

Driving Assistance Package

The Driving Assistance package promotes safe driving by means of intelligent systems and can help to avoid accidents or reduce their consequences.

The package elements include:
– Active Brake Assist
– Blind Spot Assist
– Lane Keeping Assist
– PRE-SAFE®

The Driving Assistance package is optionally available for the V-Class STANDARD, V-Class AVANTGARDE and V-Class EXCLUSIVE 

LED Intelligent Light System

The LED Intelligent Light System improves the vision of the driver and therefore driving safety, as it can automatically adjust the illumination of the road surface to various driving conditions.

 

The LED Intelligent Light System is optional for the V-Class STANDARD and is standard equipment for the V-Class AVANTGARDE and V-Class EXCLUSIVE.

Active Parking Assist with 360° Camera

Active Parking Assist with 360° Camera can provide wide-ranging support when seeking a parking space, when parking and when maneuvering.

 

Active Parking Assist with 360° camera is optionally available for the V-Class STANDARD and V-Class AVANTGARDE and available as standard for the V-Class EXCLUSIVE.

DISTRONIC Plus

The radar-based DISTRONIC PLUS adaptive cruise control automatically maintains the distance to the vehicle in front and takes the strain off the driver, for example when driving on the motorway or in stop-and-go traffic. DISTRONIC PLUS accelerates automatically and brakes with a maximum of half of the braking power in order to maintain the safe distance. If DISTRONIC PLUS detects that heavier braking is required by the driver, an intermittent warning tone is sounded and a warning symbol lights up in the instrument cluster.

 

Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC is optionally available for the V-Class STANDARD, V-Class AVANTGARDE and V-Class EXCLUSIVE.

Active Brake Assist

For the first time ever, the V-Class can be ordered with Active Brake Assist. It can detect when there is a risk of collision with a vehicle ahead and gives an initial visual and acoustic signal. If the driver reacts, the Active Brake Assist builds up braking pressure adequate to the situation. In addition, the Active Brake Assist can break autonomously up to still stand, if the driver does not react independently and adequately. In urban traffic, the Active Brake Assist can also react to stationary obstacles or pedestrians crossing.

 

Active Brake Assist is optionally available for the V-Class STANDARD, V-Class AVANTGARDE and V-Class EXCLUSIVE.

Lane Tracking Package

The Lane Tracking Package can support the driver to stay in lane and change lanes on multi-lane highways.

The package elements include:

– Blind Spot Assist

– Lane Keeping Assist

 

The Lane Tracking package is optionally available for the V-Class STANDARD, the V-Class AVANTGARDE and the V-Class EXCLUSIVE.