The range of the sensors is represented in the
colors green, yellow and red.
Pathway lines are faded in for better estimation
of the required space.
When the image of the rearview camera is dis‐
played, the switch can be made to PDC or to a
different view with obstacle markings as needed:
"Rear view camera"
Cross traffic warning, refer to page 225: de‐
pending on the equipment, it is warned in the
PDC display against vehicles approaching in the
front or rear from the side.
With parking assistant and
emergency braking function,
The emergency braking function of PDC initiates
an emergency braking in case of acute risk of
Due to system limits, a collision cannot be pre‐
vented under all circumstances.
The function is available below walking speed
when driving in reverse or rolling backward.
A press of the accelerator pedal interrupts the
After emergency braking to a stop, further creep‐
ing toward an obstacle is possible. Proceed with
caution. To move forward, lightly press the accel‐
erator pedal and release as needed.
If the accelerator pedal is heavily depressed, the
vehicle drives off as usual. Manual braking is pos‐
sible at any time.
The system uses the ultrasound sensors of PDC
and parking assistant.
The system cannot serve as a substitute for the
driver’s personal judgment in assessing the
traffic conditions. There is a risk of accident.
Adjust driving style to traffic conditions. Watch
traffic and vehicle surroundings closely and ac‐
tively intervene where appropriate.
The system can be activated or deactivated.
2. "Vehicle settings"
4. "Active PDC with braking interv."
5. Select the desired setting.
The setting is stored for the driver profile cur‐
The system cannot be used in the following sit‐
uations, for example:
▷ When Hill Descent Control, refer to page 190,
is active, the emergency braking function is
▷ When driving with a trailer.
If required, deactivate the system via iDrive
With Parking Assistant: side
The system warns of obstacles on the side of
Driver assistance systems
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