Mercedes-Benz GLC 2016-2024 Owners Manual / Driving and parking / Driving and driving safety systems / Function of ESP® Crosswind Assist and ESP® trailer stabilization

Mercedes-Benz GLC : Driving and driving safety systems / Function of ESP® Crosswind Assist and ESP® trailer stabilization

Function of ESP® Crosswind Assist

ESP® Crosswind Assist detects sudden gusts of side wind and helps the driver to keep the vehicle in the lane:

  • ESP® Crosswind Assist is active at vehicle speeds between approx. 47 mph (75 km/h) and 125 mph (200 km/h) when driving straight ahead or cornering slightly.
  • The vehicle is stabilized by means of individual brake application on one side.

Function of ESP® trailer stabilization

WARNING Risk of accident in poor road and weather conditions

In poor road and weather conditions, the trailer stabilization cannot prevent lurching of the vehicle/trailer combination. Trailers with a high center of gravity may tip over before ESP® detects this.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Function of ESP® Crosswind Assist and ESP® trailer stabilization Always adapt your driving style to suit the current road and weather conditions.

When driving with a trailer, ESP® can stabilize your vehicle if the trailer begins to swerve from side to side:

  • ESP® trailer stabilization is active above speeds of 40 mph (65 km/h).
  • Slight swerving is reduced by means of a targeted, individual brake application on one side.
  • In the event of severe swerving, the engine output is also reduced and all wheels are braked.

ESP® trailer stabilization may be impaired or may not function if:

  • The trailer is not connected correctly or is not detected properly by the vehicle.

    Functions of ESP®

    WARNING Risk of skidding if ESP® is deactivated If you deactivate ESP®, ESP® cannot carry out vehicle stabilization. ESP® should only be deactivated in the following situations...

    Activating/deactivating ESP® (Electronic Stability Program)

    Multimedia system: Settings Quick Access ESP® can only be activated/deactivated using quick access when at least one other function is available in quick access...

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