Active Brake Assist with cross-traffic function.

Warns of the risk of a collision and, if necessary, automatically applies the brakes.

Active Brake Assist with cross-traffic function.

Warns of the risk of a collision and, if necessary, automatically applies the brakes.

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The system can warn of the risk of accident, assist with emergency braking and if necessary automatically brake the vehicle. It recognises vehicles ahead that are driving more slowly, stopping or at a standstill, as well as crossing traffic at a junction, vehicles at the tail end of a queue and pedestrians in the danger area.

The distance monitoring and collision warning function of the Active Brake Assist with cross-traffic function gets its data from a radar sensor fitted in the radiator trim and from a stereo camera positioned behind the windscreen. Between them, they permanently monitor the distance to vehicles driving and crossing ahead, to stationary objects and to pedestrians up ahead.

If a dangerous situation is recognised, the braking assistance system calculates the braking pressure required in this situation to avoid a rear-end collision. If the driver brakes hard, braking pressure is automatically increased to the level required. If the driver fails to react to visual and audible warnings by braking or swerving, the system can automatically initiate autonomous braking.