Standby mode for Pilot Assist*

Pilot Assist and Adaptive Cruise Control1 can be deactivated and set in standby mode. This can take place automatically or be done by the driver.

Standby mode means that the function is selected in the driver display but not activated. The functions do not control speed, distance from the vehicle ahead, or give steering assistance.

Standby mode on driver intervention

Pilot Assist is deactivated and set in standby mode if any of the following occurs:
  • The foot brake is used.
  • The gear selector is moved to N position.
  • The direction indicators are used for longer than 1 minute.
  • The driver maintains a speed higher than the stored speed for longer than 1 minute.

A temporary increase in speed with the accelerator pedal, e.g. during overtaking, does not affect the setting - the car returns to the last stored speed when the accelerator pedal is released.


  • With Adaptive Cruise Control in standby mode, the driver must intervene and steer, regulating both speed and distance to the vehicle ahead.
  • When Adaptive Cruise Control without steering assistance is in standby mode and the car comes too close to a vehicle ahead, the driver may be warned of the short distance by the Distance Warning* function instead.

Automatic standby mode


With automatic standby mode, the driver is warned via an acoustic signal and a message in the driver display.
  • The driver must then regulate the car's speed, apply the brakes as needed, steer the car and maintain a safe distance to other vehicles.
Automatic standby mode may be engaged in the event of one of the following.
  • One of the systems that Pilot Assist is dependent on stops working, e.g. stability control / anti-skid2.
  • The driver opens the door.
  • The driver takes off the seatbelt.
  • The engine speed is too low/high.
  • One or more wheels lose traction.
  • The brake temperature is high.
  • The parking brake is applied.
  • Camera and radar units are covered by, for example, snow or heavy rainfall (camera lens/radio waves are blocked).
  • The speed is below 5 km/h (3 mph) and Pilot Assist is uncertain whether the vehicle ahead is a stationary vehicle or an object, such as a speed bump.
  • The speed is below 5 km/h (3 mph) and the vehicle ahead turns off so that Pilot Assist no longer has a vehicle to follow.
  1. * Option/accessory.
  2. 1 This function can be either standard or optional, depending on market.
  3. 2 Electronic Stability Control