Mercedes-Benz GLC : Notes on off-road driving / Driving on sand

When driving on sand, also observe the following instructions:

  • Select the Mercedes-Benz GLC. Driving on sand drive program.
  • Select a higher vehicle level.
  • Shift to a lower gear.
  • Drive quickly to overcome the rolling resistance; the vehicle may otherwise dig itself in.
  • Drive in the tracks of other vehicles if possible. Make sure that the following prerequisites are met:
    • The tire ruts are not too deep
    • The sand is firm enough
    • The ground clearance is sufficient

    Off-road driving

    Read this section before driving your vehicle offroad. Practice by driving over more gentle offroad terrain first. Observe the notes on the cross-country ABS...


    Also observe the following information when fording: Vehicles with AIR BODY CONTROL: select the highest possible vehicle level Drive no faster than 6 mph (10 km/h)...

    Other information:

    Mercedes-Benz GLC 2016-2022 Owners Manual: Extending/retracting the cargo compartment cover

    WARNING Risk of injury or death due to poorly secured objects The cargo compartment cover alone cannot secure or restrain heavy objects, items of luggage or heavy loads. You could be hit by an unsecured load, particularly in the event of abrupt changes in direction, sudden braking or an accident...

    Mercedes-Benz GLC 2016-2022 Owners Manual: Inflating the emergency spare wheel

    NOTE Overheating due to the tire inflation compressor running too long Do not run the tire inflation compressor for longer than ten minutes without interruption. Requirements: Comply with the manufacturer's safety notes on the sticker of the emergency spare wheel and on the tire inflation compressor...


    Activating/deactivating the panic alarm


    The ignition is switched off.

    Mercedes-Benz GLC. Activating/deactivating the panic alarm

    Mercedes-Benz GLC. Activating/deactivating the panic alarm To activate: press button Mercedes-Benz GLC. Activating/deactivating the panic alarm for approximately one second.

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