Mercedes-Benz GLC : Detecting risks, avoiding danger / Advantage of a rearward-facing child restraint system

It is preferable to transport a baby or a small child in a suitable rearward-facing child restraint system. In this case, the child sits in the opposite direction to the direction of travel and faces backwards.

Babies and small children have comparatively weak neck muscles in relation to the size and weight of their head. The risk of injury to the cervical spine during an accident can be reduced in a rearward-facing child restraint system.

    Securing systems for child restraint systems in the vehicle

    Only use the following securing systems for child restraint systems: The LATCH-type (ISOFIX) securing rings The vehicle's seat belt system The Top Tether anchorages Installing a LATCH-type (ISOFIX) child restraint system is preferred...

    Always secure a child restraint system correctly

    WARNING Risk of injury or death due to incorrect installation of the child restraint system The child can then not be protected or restrained as intended...

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    Mercedes-Benz GLC 2016-2024 Owners Manual: Maneuvering assistance

    Function of Drive Away Assist Drive Away Assist can reduce the severity of an impact when pulling away. If an obstacle is detected in the direction of travel, the vehicle's speed is briefly reduced to approx. 1 mph (2 km/h). If a critical situation is detected, the symbol appears in the media display...

    Mercedes-Benz GLC 2016-2024 Owners Manual: Notes on parking the vehicle for an extended period

    If you leave the vehicle parked for longer than six weeks, it may suffer damage through disuse. The 12 V battery may also be impaired or damaged by heavy discharging. Further information can be obtained at a qualified specialist workshop. NOTE Plug-in hybrid Observe the notes about the high-voltage battery in the Supplement...


    Activating/deactivating the automatic locking feature

    The vehicle is locked automatically when the ignition is switched on and the wheels are turning faster than walking pace.

    Mercedes-Benz GLC. Activating/deactivating the automatic locking feature

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