2. Turn the steering wheel to the point where
the green pathway line covers the corre‐
sponding turning radius line.
Depending on the vehicle equipment, obstacles
behind the vehicle are detected by the PDC Park
Distance Control sensors.
Obstacle markings can be faded into the image
of the rearview camera.
The colored thresholds of the obstacle markings
match the markings of the PDC Park Distance
Setting brightness and contrast
With the rearview camera switched on:
Move the Controller to the left.
3. Set the desired value.
If the camera is deactivated, for instance if the
trunk lid is open, the camera image is displayed
hatched in gray.
Detection of objects
Very low obstacles as well as high, protruding
objects such as ledges may not be detected by
Depending on the vehicle equipment, some as‐
sistance functions also consider data from the
PDC Park Distance Control.
Follow the notes in the PDC Park Distance Con‐
The objects displayed on the Control Display
may be closer than they appear. Do not estimate
the distance from the objects on the display.
Surround View with
Parking Assistant Plus
The system provides assistance in parking and
maneuvering. The area around the vehicle is
shown on the Control Display.
Several cameras capture the area from different
selectable perspectives. In addition, assistance
functions, for instance guidelines, can be faded
into the display.
The following camera perspectives can be dis‐
▷ Automatic camera perspective, refer to
page 199: the system shows the camera
perspective suitable for the respective driving
▷ Rearview camera, refer to page 199: for rep‐
resenting the areas behind the vehicle.
▷ Right-hand and left-hand side view, refer to
page 201: for representing the areas on the
sides of the vehicle.
▷ Camera perspective movable via iDrive, refer
to page 199.
▷ Panorama View, refer to page 202: to
present cross traffic, for instance at junctions
and driveways, depending on the currently
Depending on the view, the environment around
the vehicle or a part of it is depicted.
Driver assistance systems
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