The system provides an early look at cross traffic
at blind driveways and intersections.
Road users concealed by obstacles to the left
and right of the vehicle can only be detected rel‐
atively late from the driver's seat. The cameras in
the front and rear capture the sideways traffic
area to improve the view.
Yellow lines in the screen display mark the front
and rear end of the vehicle.
The camera image shows different levels of dis‐
tortion in some areas and is thus not suitable for
Display on the Control Display
Press the button when the engine is run‐
Depending on the driving direction, the image of
the respective camera is displayed:
▷ "front": front camera image.
▷ "rear": rear camera image.
Depending on the vehicle equipment, cross traf‐
fic warning, refer to page 209, can additionally
warn against oncoming vehicles using radar sen‐
Setting brightness and contrast
Brightness and contrast can be adjusted with
Surround View or Panorama View switched on.
1. Move the Controller to the left.
3. Set the desired value.
The system can be used only to a limited extent
in the following situations:
▷ In poor light.
▷ In case of soiled cameras.
▷ With a door open.
▷ With the trunk lid open.
▷ With exterior mirrors folded in.
Gray hatched areas with symbol, for instance
open door, in the camera image mark areas that
are currently not displayed.
Because of the camera angle, the areas under
the vehicle cannot be viewed by the cameras.
Detection of objects
Very low obstacles as well as high, protruding
objects such as ledges may not be detected by
Some assistance functions also consider data
from the PDC Park Distance Control.
Follow, refer to page 190, the notes in the PDC
Park Distance Control chapter.
The objects displayed on the Control Display
may be closer than they appear. Do not estimate
the distance from the objects on the display.
Driver assistance systems
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