Limits of side protection
The system only displays stationary obstacles
that were previously detected by sensors while
The system does not detect whether an obstacle
moves later on. For this reason, at standstill, the
markings are not shown anymore in the display
after a certain time. The area next to the vehicle
must be newly captured.
Door opening angle
If obstacle marking is activated, the system indi‐
cates fixed obstacles that obstruct the opening
angles of the doors.
The system does not provide a warning of ap‐
Steptronic transmission: the maximum opening
angles of the doors are displayed in selector
lever position P.
As soon as the vehicle begins moving, the open‐
ing angles are replaced by parking aid lines.
Limits of the display
The vehicle surroundings are displayed with dis‐
torted image for technical reasons.
Even if the symbols for the door opening angles
do not cross other objects on the Control Dis‐
play, the following needs to be noted when park‐
ing next to other objects:
Because of the perspective, higher, protruding
objects may be closer than they appear on the
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, the cross‐
ing traffic warning, refer to page 230, can addi‐
tionally warn against oncoming vehicles using ra‐
Driver assistance systems
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