Cruise control functions

Selecting and activating cruise control functions

Updated 5/12/2021

Selecting and activating cruise control functions

The cruise control functions have to be selected in the centre display first before they can be activated using a steering wheel button. This applies to speed limiter, cruise control (CCCruise Control) and Pilot Assist* with and without steering assistance.

Press in the centre display.

Tap on Driving and activate the desired function.

When the desired function is selected – press the steering wheel button to activate it.

The symbol in the driver display lights up – the function is started and the current speed is stored as the maximum speed.

If the function is set to standby mode – press the steering wheel button to reactivate it.

The driver display's cruise control markings light up – the car then continues to follow the last speed stored.

Warning

A significant increase in speed may follow when the speed is resumed with the steering wheel button.

Criteria

Certain criteria have to be met to be able to start any of the functions.

Speed limiter and automatic speed limiter

  • The speed limiter cannot be activated until after the engine has been started.
  • The lowest maximum speed that can be stored is 30 km/h (20 mph).

Cruise control

  • In order to start the cruise control from the standby mode, the car's current speed must be 30 km/h (20 mph) or higher.

Pilot Assist without steering assistance

  • The driver's seatbelt must be buckled and the driver's door must be closed.
  • There must be a vehicle (the "target vehicle") within reasonable distance in front of the car, or the current speed must be at least 15 km/h (9 mph).

Pilot Assist with steering assistance

  • The driver's seatbelt must be buckled and the driver's door must be closed.
  • The lane's edge markings must be clear and must be detected by the car.
  • There must be a vehicle (the "target vehicle") within reasonable distance in front of the car, or the current speed must be at least 15 km/h (9 mph).
  • The speed must not exceed 140 km/h (87 mph).
  • The driver must keep his/her hands on the steering wheel.

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