Which driving assistance systems are available in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class?

September 3rd, 2020 by

One of the biggest bits of Mercedes-Benz news for the 2021 model year is without a doubt the completely redesigned S-Class. We’ve already talked about the vehicle quite a bit, but today we wanted to focus on a specific aspect of the vehicle to give you a better understanding of what it’s going to have to offer when it arrives here at the dealership. So, we’ve chosen to dive into which driving assistance systems will be available in the new version of the full-size luxury sedan.

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Assistance Display
The first thing we want to touch on is the new assistance display. A new option in the driver display, this full-screen option displays the operating principle of the driving assistance systems. While it’s an abstract view, you’ll clearly be able to see things like the driving lanes, markings, other road users – including bikes – and more. It will also display when certain driving assistance systems are in effect, making sure you know exactly what’s going on at any given time. This – as well as all of the driving assistance systems – is made possible by a big series of sensors, included in the standard Driving Assistance package.

2 front radar sensors, aperture 130°
1 front radar sensor, aperture 90° and 9°
1 front stereo camera, aperture 70°
2 rear radar sensors, aperture 130°
4 positional cameras, aperture 180°
12 ultrasonic sensors, aperture 120°
Which systems are standard?
All of the following systems come standard in the all-new 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC
Active Steering Assist
Traffic Sign Assist
Active Lane Keeping Assist
Active Lane Changing Assist
Active Emergency Stop Assist
Active Brake Assist with cross-traffic function
Active Blind Spot Assist and exit warning function
Evasive Steering Assist
PRESAFE® ImpulseSide
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To learn more about the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us right here at Mercedes-Benz of Hilton Head.

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