— Release the steering wheel when the following message
The peripheral vision system (Area View) helps
to see the vehicle's environment in real time and
detect obstacles in time.
appears: Interv. in direction active. Watch your surroundings.
— Accelerate with caution.
— Brake when an audible signal sounds, it is in
turn on the indication or the indication to go forward
appears on the display of the instrument cluster.
Using multiple cameras, the system generates a
representation of the vehicle's surroundings that is
displayed on the infotainment system's screen.
— Depress the brake pedal until the brake system
assisted parking finish turning the steering wheel
or until the indication on the instrument panel
display goes off.
The functions and representations of the system
may vary depending on the equipment.
— Execute the parking exit maneuver
until a message on the instrument panel display
and, if necessary, an acoustic signal indicate that
the parking exit maneuver has been completed.
The intelligent technology of parking systems
cannot overcome the limits imposed by physical
laws and only works within the limits of the systems.
Accidents, serious injuries, and vehicle damage
— Take over the steering with the steering angle
adjusted by the parking assist system.
· The parking system cannot replace the driver's
— Pull out of the parking space when the situation
tion of the traffic allows it.
connect and disconnect
peripheral vision system
Note and , on page 187, and , at the beginning
of this chapter, on page 198.
Introduction to the topic
Fig. 156 On the center console: button for manually
switching on the peripheral vision system.
— Engage reverse gear.
— OR: press the key
— Drive forward more than approx. 15 km/h (9
— OR: press the key
Fig. 155 Visualization of the peripheral vision system
on the screen: A front camera, B rear camera.
park and maneuver
Display on the screen with the peripheral vision system
· Always observe the movement of the trailer and, if necessary,
actively interrupt the maneuver to avoid damage. Even if
the Trailer Maneuvering Assist is operated correctly, on
rare occasions it can happen that the trailer moves
differently than set.
In the infotainment system, the screen is divided into two
— Left side of the screen: The vehicle is shown from an aerial
perspective. Clicking on the different zones varies the display
· Do not rely solely on the indications on the screen of the
right of the screen.
— Right side of the screen: Depending on the zone selected
on the left side of the screen, the different images of the
For technical reasons, the Trailer Maneuver Assist
cannot always detect
cameras are displayed.
trailers with LED technology taillights correctly.
— Press the function buttons located in the margin of the
image to select the corresponding representation.
Depending on the country, a three-dimensional view is
available. By sliding your finger in the direction of the arrows,
Requirements for the assistant for
maneuvers with trailer (Trailer
you can change the viewing angle in the three-dimensional view.
Note and , on page 187, and , at the beginning of this
chapter, on page 199.
Trailer Maneuvering Assistant
The following requirements must be met in order to use the
trailer maneuvering assistant which:
Introduction to the topic
— The tongue of the trailer is not covered.
— A single or two-axle non-articulated trailer is attached to and
electrically connected to the vehicle.
Trailer Maneuvering Assist assists the driver when reversing
and maneuvering a trailer.
— The towing vehicle and trailer combination is in
— The driver's door and the tailgate
they are closed.
By turning the rotary control for the exterior mirrors, the Trailer
Maneuvering Assist steers the coupled trailer.
— The maximum bending angle has not been exceeded.
— The exterior mirrors are not folded.
— The ESC is connected.
The intelligent technology of parking systems cannot
— In the course of approx. 3 minutes the driver has to carry out
overcome the limits imposed by physical laws and only
some action, otherwise the maneuver is interrupted and the
works within the limits of the systems. As a consequence,
assistant is deactivated.
accidents, serious injuries and damage to the vehicle can
— The system has been adapted to the trailer.
Adapt the system to the trailer
· The parking system cannot replace the driver's attention.
Every time the towing vehicle and trailer combination is changed,
the system must be adapted to the trailer.
In doing so, the length of the towbar is determined again: —
Carry out several and, if possible, different turning maneuvers
The trailer maneuvering assistant does not take the
surroundings of the vehicle as a reference. No obstacle
and curving paths with the trailer.
detection takes place. The driver has to assess for himself
whether he can maneuver the tow vehicle and trailer
The more accurately the length of the lance can be
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determined, the more angles will be available when maneuvering.
Trailer maneuvering assistant