2016 GLE-Class SUV by Mercedes-Benz USA

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collision prevention assis t plus radar-based technology alerts you if you’re following a vehicle too quickly or too closely as soon as you start to brake adaptive brake assist automatically adjusts the braking to an ideal level to help prevent a collision or reduce its severity the system can apply the brakes autonomously from speeds up to 65 mph it can also activate pre-safe,® the predictive system that can tighten the front seat belts and close the windows in the moments before a collision.5 attention assis t by continuously monitoring as many as 70 parameters of driving behavior attention assist® can alert you both visually and audibly if it detects signs of driver-drowsiness on long trips its enhanced sensitivity helps the system detect drivers who begin their trip drowsy a display in the gauge cluster can help you track your own attention level and driving time along your journey.6 crosswind assis t interpreting information that is continually supplied by the vehicle’s steering esp® and other sensors crosswind assist helps detect the effects of strong side winds on handling stability when driving at highway speeds whether it’s caused by lateral gusts or even a passing truck the system helps keep the gle on course via strategic braking of the wheels on one side of the vehicle as well as adjustments to the adaptive airmatic® suspension when so equipped.7 active l ane keeping assis t by monitoring visible road markings at speeds above 37 mph active lane keeping assist helps detect unintended drifting off-course and alerts you by vibrating the steering wheel if you continue to drift it can selectively brake individual wheels to help guide the vehicle back into its lane it can also help detect and alert you to overtaking vehicles vehicles you’ll need to overtake if you change lanes and even oncoming traffic that’s in the adjacent lane.6 active blind spot assis t when driving above 20 mph radar technology helps sense when a vehicle enters the blind-spot area on either side of you and alerts you by illuminating an icon in the side mirror a warning tone sounds if you activate a turn signal while a vehicle is detected and if you begin to change lanes advanced active technology can help guide the vehicle back by applying the brakes on one side.8 dis tronic plus with s teering assis t radar-based cruise control adapts your set speed to the flow of traffic ahead automatically slowing until your path is clear again if the vehicle ahead slows to a stop distronic plus® can brake to a full halt when traffic moves you can resume with just a tap or automatically if the stop is under a second a new steering assist feature helps the driver keep the vehicle centered in between the lane markings while cruising on straight roads or even in gentle curves.9 pre safe brake with pedes trian recognition pre-safe® brake can help detect an impending collision and automatically apply up to 100 braking force to help reduce the severity of impact at speeds up to approximately 35 mph it can also help detect if pedestrians have entered your path and apply the brakes automatically.10 the features are active whether using the cruise control functions of distronic plus or not brake assis t plus with cross traffic assis t bas® plus uses radar sensors to scan the road ahead at driving speeds up to approximately 45 mph cross -traffic assist uses radar plus advanced cameras to help detect a potential collision with vehicles approaching from either side of an intersection ahead or with pedestrians in the vehicle’s path when the driver responds to the system’s alert by braking brake assist plus precisely applies the maximum braking force required to help prevent such an accident.10