Safety.

The new CLS: protection in an unmistakable form

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Safety highlights


Meets high standards. Also in terms of safety.

State-of-the-art safety and assistance systems* support the driver according to the situation and actively help to reduce risks in road traffic. Whether it's monotonous stop-and-go traffic or changing lanes on the motorway, the intelligent driving assistants in the new CLS will keep you on the safe side.

Safety highlights


Meets high standards. Also in terms of safety.

State-of-the-art safety and assistance systems* support the driver according to the situation and actively help to reduce risks in road traffic. Whether it's monotonous stop-and-go traffic or changing lanes on the motorway, the intelligent driving assistants in the new CLS will keep you on the safe side.

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  • Keeps you securely on track.

    Active Steering Assist uses gentle steering interventions to help the driver keep the new CLS centred in the lane and can provide relief, particularly on monotonous stretches of straight and slightly curving road. Another component of the assistant is the Active Emergency Stop Assistant with SOS function.

    *Various safety systems and features included in Mercedes-Benz vehicles are driver assistance aids only and the driver at all times remains solely responsible for maintaining proper control of the vehicle, ensuring safety and monitoring the driving environment and complying with all applicable road rules.
  • Also looks into corners that remain hidden from you.

    Active Blind Spot Assist monitors poorly visible areas and can help prevent accidents through brake application. In addition, the exit warning function warns of road users such as passing cyclists. Ambient lighting in the exit door signals danger and can thus reduce a collision.

    *Various safety systems and features included in Mercedes-Benz vehicles are driver assistance aids only and the driver at all times remains solely responsible for maintaining proper control of the vehicle, ensuring safety and monitoring the driving environment and complying with all applicable road rules.
  • More distance for more safety.

    Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC automatically regulates the distance to the vehicle in front. The system maintains the preselected target distance to moving and stopping vehicles and also adapts the speed to route events which lie ahead such as curves, junctions, toll booths or turns on a route-based basis.

    *Various safety systems and features included in Mercedes-Benz vehicles are driver assistance aids only and the driver at all times remains solely responsible for maintaining proper control of the vehicle, ensuring safety and monitoring the driving environment and complying with all applicable road rules.
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  • Active Steering Assist

  • Active Blind Spot Assist

  • Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC

*Driver assistance and safety systems/features included in Mercedes-Benz vehicles are driver assistance aids only and the driver at all times remains solely responsible for maintaining proper control of the vehicle, ensuring safety and monitoring the driving environment and complying with all applicable laws including but not limited to road rules (eg: adjusting the speed of the vehicle in accordance with the designated speed limits). Systems and features have limitations and may not be accurate in all instances.

Assistance systems


Exemplary safety with Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive systems.

Whether during rush hour, on long night drives or on unfamiliar routes, your CLS can provide you assistance in stressful situations. This is based on a concept that makes every journey in a Mercedes-Benz safer and unique: Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive. Because the time you spend behind the wheel is your time. Time to replenish your energy. So that, first and foremost, you reach your destination safely, but are also recharged when you get there.

Assistance systems


Exemplary safety with Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive systems.

Whether during rush hour, on long night drives or on unfamiliar routes, your CLS can provide you assistance in stressful situations. This is based on a concept that makes every journey in a Mercedes-Benz safer and unique: Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive. Because the time you spend behind the wheel is your time. Time to replenish your energy. So that, first and foremost, you reach your destination safely, but are also recharged when you get there.

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Mercedes-Benz CLS: light and sight

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