Setting the time interval for Distance Warning1

The Distance Warning2 function can be set with different time intervals.
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Different time intervals to the vehicle in front can be selected and shown in the driver display as 1-5 horizontal lines - the more lines the longer the time interval. One line represents about 1 second to the vehicle in front, 5 lines represents about 3 seconds.

The same symbol is also shown when the adaptive cruise control function is activated.

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Control for time interval.
  1. P5-Icon red circle 1Decrease time interval
  2. P5-Icon red circle 2Increase time interval
  3. P5-Icon red circle 3Distance indicator
Press the steering wheel button (1) or (2) to increase or decrease the time interval.
The distance indicator (3) shows the current time interval.


  • The higher the speed the longer the calculated distance in metres for a given time interval.
  • Only use the time intervals permitted by local traffic regulations.
  • The set time window is also used by the adaptive cruise control and Pilot Assist functions.


  • Only use a time window that suits the current traffic conditions.
  • The driver should be aware that short time windows limit the amount of time available to react and take action if an unexpected traffic situation arises.
  1. 1 The Distance Warning function is only available in cars that can display information on the windscreen with a so-called Head-up display.
  2. 2 Distance Alert

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