Adaptive headlight range
The adaptive headlight range control feature bal‐
ances out acceleration and braking processes as
well as the vehicle load conditions in order to
avoid dazzling oncoming traffic. Illumination of
the road is optimized.
The high-beam Assistant detects other traffic
participants early on and automatically switches
the high beams on or off depending on the traffic
The high-beam Assistant ensures that the high
beams are switched on, whenever the traffic sit‐
uation allows. In the low speed range, the high
beams are not switched on by the system.
The system responds to light from oncoming
traffic and traffic driving ahead of you, and to am‐
bient lighting, for instance in towns and cities.
The high beams can be switched on and off
manually at any time.
Position of switch:
Press the button on the turn signal lever.
The indicator light in the instrument clus‐
ter is illuminated when the low beams are
The headlights are automatically switched be‐
tween low beams and high beams.
The blue indicator light in the instrument
cluster lights up when the system
switches on the high beams.
The high-beam Assistant is deactivated when
manually switching the high beams on and off,
refer to page 123.
To reactivate the high-beam Assistant, press the
button on the turn signal lever.
Sensitivity of the high-beam
The sensitivity of the high-beam Assistant can
If adjustments have been made or the sensitiv‐
ity has been modified, oncoming traffic may be
momentarily blinded. There is a risk of accident.
If adjustments have been made and the sensi‐
tivity has been modified, make sure that on‐
coming traffic is not momentarily blinded.
Switch off the high beams manually if required.
Adjusting the sensitivity
Pull the turn signal lever for approxi‐
mately 10 seconds. The system responds more
A Check Control message is displayed.
Resetting the sensitivity
Pull the turn signal lever again for approx. 10 sec‐
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