What is the Mercedes-Benz DISTRONIC PLUS®?

November 30th, 2018 by

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Read any Mercedes-Benz reviews, and you’ll find they talk about the Mercedes-Benz DISTRONIC PLUS®. So what exactly is the Mercedes-Benz DISTRONIC PLUS® feature? DISTRONIC PLUS® cruise control automatically adapts your speed to match the vehicle in front of you. This allows you to stay safe on the Staten Island roads and enjoy the many Mercedes-Benz safety features.

DISTRONIC PLUS® Functionality

While most vehicles on the East Brunswick roads offer cruise control, the Mercedes-Benz DISTRONIC PLUS® feature takes it a step further. So what exactly is the DISTRONIC PLUS® functionality?

  • Activate this feature using your normal cruise control feature to make it easy to use
  • Works within a range of 18 mph to 124 mph, so you can keep up with any type of traffic
  • Applies up to 50 percent brake pressure to maintain a safe distance from the vehicle in front of you
  • Uses two radar sensors behind the front bumper for short ranges
  • Uses a long-range radar behind the front grille to moderate distances
  • Combines the speed of your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you to determine whether to accelerate or brake while on the go

Mercedes-Benz Safety Features

In addition to the DISTRONIC PLUS®, the Mercedes-Benz safety features will also actively keep you safe while on the go in New Brunswick. While your specific safety features may vary based on the model you choose to bring home, there are some you can rely on.

  • ATTENTION ASSIST® monitors the driver’s behavior and alerts you if it senses distracted or drowsy driving
  • Adaptive Braking Technology automatically brings your vehicle to a stop if it senses a frontal collision could occur
  • Active Blind Spot Assist alerts you if an object is in your blind spot so you don’t switch lanes
  • Active Lane Keeping Assist brings your vehicle back into your intended lane if you start to switch lanes without signaling

Learn More at Mercedes-Benz of Edison

Whether you want to explore Edison museums or enjoy a day trip in Edison, you’ll need the right vehicle to do so. Opt for a Mercedes-Benz model by visiting Mercedes-Benz of Edison. We have a nice selection of vehicles, from performance sports cars to 4×4 models for adventure. Contact us today to learn more.