Parking space search and system
▷ Symbol P on the vehicle image: the parking
assistant is activated and the parking space
search is active.
▷ Control Display shows suitable parking
spaces at the edge of the road next to the ve‐
hicle symbol. When the parking assistant is
active, suitable parking spaces are high‐
lighted in color and a signal sounds. Switch
signal tone on/off, refer to page 229.
▷ If a diagonal or parallel parking space is clearly
detected, the system automatically adjusts
the suitable parking method. In the case of
parking spaces suitable for parallel and diago‐
nal parking, a selection menu is displayed. In
this case, the desired parking method must
be selected manually.
▷ The parking procedure is ac‐
tive. Steering control has been
taken over by system.
▷ Parking space search is always active when‐
ever the vehicle is moving forward slow and
straight, even if the system is deactivated.
When the system is deactivated, the displays
on the Control Display are shown in gray.
Parking using the parking
Switching on and activating the parking assis‐
Engage the reverse gear and activate the
system or press the parking assistance but‐
ton, refer to page 227, on the Control Display.
Parking assistant is activated.
2. Drive by the row of parked vehicles at a
speed of up to approx. 22 mph/35 km/h and
at a distance of maximum 5 ft/1.5 m.
The status of the parking space search and
possible parking spaces are displayed on the
Control Display, refer to page 228.
3. Confirm the suggested parking space for the
parking procedure: switch on the turn signal
on the corresponding side.
The system takes over the steering.
4. Follow the instructions on the Control Dis‐
Press and hold the park assistance button for
the duration of the parking procedure. At the
end of the parking procedure, the P selector
lever position is set.
The end of the parking procedure is indicated
on the Control Display.
5. Adjust the parking position yourself, if
The parking assistant can be interrupted at any
▷ Steptronic transmission: release the
park assistance button during the park‐
▷ "Parking Assistant" Select the symbol on
the Control Display.
The system is interrupted automatically in the
▷ If the driver grasps the steering wheel or
takes over steering.
▷ Possibly on snow-covered or slippery road
Driver assistance systems
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