Driving and operating
The parking assist system
automatically detects factory-fitted
towing equipment. It is deactivated
when the connector is plugged in.
a non-existing object (echo
disturbance) caused by external
acoustical or mechanic
may not respond to changes in the
parking space after initiating a
parallel parking manoeuvre.
After use the advanced parking
assist requires a calibration. For
optimal parking guidance, a driving
distance of at least 35 km, including
a number of bends, is required.
Side blind spot alert
The Side blind spot alert system
detects and reports objects on either
side of the vehicle, within a specified
"blind spot" zone. The system alerts
visually in each exterior mirror, when
detecting objects that may not be
visible in the interior and exterior
the bumper on the left and right side
of the vehicle.
Side blind spot alert does not
replace driver vision.
● vehicles outside the side blind
zones which may be rapidly
● pedestrians, cyclists or animals
Before changing a lane, always
check all mirrors, look over the
shoulder and use the turn signal.
When the system detects a vehicle in
the side blind zone while driving
forward, either while passing a
vehicle or being passed, an amber
warning symbol B will illuminate in
the relevant exterior mirror. If the
driver then activates the turn signal,
the warning symbol B starts flashing
amber as a warning not to change
If the overtaking vehicle is at least
10 km/h faster than the vehicle being
overtaken, the warning symbol B in
the relevant exterior mirror may not
Side blind spot alert is active from
speeds of 10 km/h up to 140 km/h.
Driving faster than 140 km/h
deactivates the system, indicated by
low lighting warning symbols B in
both exterior mirrors. Reducing the
speed again will extinguish the