Driving assistance and safety

PRE-SAFE® PLUS

Driving assistance and safety

PRE-SAFE® PLUS

Protects in the moments before and during a rear impact.

The shot shows two Mercedes-Benz vehicles from above with a stylised representation of the sensors with which PRE-SAFE® PLUS detects a possible rear-end collision.
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If the threat of a rear-end collision is detected, preventive measures are taken.

Protects in the moments before and during a rear impact.

If a rear-end collision threatens, the PRE-SAFE® PLUS System is able to initiate preventive occupant protection measures.

If a rear-end collision threatens, the PRE-SAFE® PLUS System is able to initiate preventive occupant protection measures.

If the danger of a rear-end collision is detected, PRE-SAFE® PLUS flashes the rear hazard warning lights at a high frequency to warn the driver following behind. If the vehicle is stationary, the brake pressure can be actively increased to reduce the impact on the occupants in a collision.

Other preventive functions include reversible belt tensioning for the driver and front passenger to hold them in place and better prepare them for an impending crash.