▷ Active Protection: when a collision seems to
be unavoidable, PreCrash functions are trig‐
The system cannot serve as a substitute for the
driver’s personal judgment in assessing visibility
and traffic situation. There is a risk of accident.
Adjust driving style to traffic conditions. Watch
traffic closely and actively intervene where ap‐
Indicators and warnings cannot serve as a sub‐
stitute for the driver’s personal judgment. Due
to its limits, the system may not issue warnings
or reactions, or these may be issued late or in a
manner that is not consistent with their normal
use. There is a risk of accident. Adjust driving
style to traffic conditions. Watch traffic closely
and actively intervene where appropriate.
The radar sensors are located in the rear
Always keep the bumper in the area of the radar
sensors clean and unobstructed.
The system is automatically active after every
The system is deactivated in the following situa‐
▷ When driving in reverse.
▷ If the trailer power socket is in use or trailer
towing is activated, for instance during opera‐
tion with trailer or bicycle rack.
The system may not be fully functional in the fol‐
▷ When a vehicle is approaching at a speed
much faster than your own.
▷ When the approaching vehicle approaches
▷ In heavy fog, wet conditions, or snowfall.
▷ In tight curves or on narrow lanes.
▷ If the bumper is dirty, iced up, or covered,
for instance by stickers.
▷ If the field of view of the sensors is covered,
e.g., by garage walls, hedges or snow hills.
▷ If cargo protrudes.
Brake force display
Additional brake lights indicate emergency brak‐
ing to the traffic behind. This can reduce the risk
of a rear-end collision.
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