A blue sky with the sun low on the horizon can
cause the lights to be switched on.
Position of switch:
The indicator light in the instrument cluster is il‐
luminated when the low beams are switched on.
The automatic headlight control cannot serve as
a substitute for your personal judgment of light‐
For example, the sensors are unable to detect
fog or hazy weather. In these situations, switch
the lights on manually.
Daytime running lights
Position of switch: , ,
The daytime running lights light up when drive-
ready state is switched on. After drive-ready
state is switched off, the parking lights light up in
In some countries, daytime running lights are
mandatory, so it may not be possible to deacti‐
vate the daytime running lights.
2. "Vehicle settings"
4. "Exterior lighting"
5. "Daytime running lamps"
The setting is stored for the driver profile cur‐
Adaptive light functions
Adaptive light functions enable dynamic illumina‐
tion of the roadway.
The adaptive light functions may consist of one
system or multiple systems, depending on the
▷ Adaptive Light Control, refer to page 153.
▷ Cornering light, refer to page 153.
Position of switch:
The adaptive light functions are active when the
drive-ready state is switched on.
Adaptive Light Control
Depending on the steering angle and other pa‐
rameters, the light from the headlight follows the
course of the road.
To avoid blinding oncoming traffic, the Adaptive
Light Control does not swivel to the opposite
lane when the vehicle is at a standstill.
In tight curves, for instance on mountainous
roads or when turning, an additional, cornering
light is switched on that lights up the inside of
the curve when the vehicle is moving below a
The cornering light is automatically switched on
depending on the steering angle or, where appli‐
cable, the use of turn signals.
When driving in reverse, the cornering lights may
be automatically switched on regardless of the
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