Distance Warning

Activating and setting the time interval for Distance warning*

Updated 7/23/2018

The Distance warning (Distance Alert) function can be activated/deactivated and a time interval can be set.

Activating/deactivating Distance warning

The function is activated/deactivated in function view in the centre display.

Tap on the Distance Alert button in function view.

Distance warning is activated/deactivated, a green/grey indicator is displayed in the button.

Setting the time interval for Distance warning

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.

Control for time interval.

Control for time interval.

Decrease time interval
Increase time interval
Distance 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.

Note

The higher the speed the longer the calculated distance in metres for a given time interval.

The set time interval is also used by the Adaptive Cruise Control function.

Only use the time intervals permitted by local traffic regulations.


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