Mercedes-Benz GLC : Notes on off-road driving / 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.
  • If necessary, select the Mercedes-Benz GLC. Off-road driving or Mercedes-Benz GLC. Off-road driving drive program (vehicles with Off-road package) before driving off-road.
  • Select a vehicle level suitable for off-road terrain. To avoid damaging the vehicle, make sure there is always sufficient ground clearance.
  • Always keep the engine running and in gear when driving on downhill gradients and slopes. Observe the notes on driving in mountainous terrain.
  • Do not drive on unknown terrain that is not easily visible and stay on marked routes.
  • Always keep the doors and windows closed while the vehicle is in motion.
  • Deactivate Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC and cruise control.
  • Adapt your driving style to the terrain.
  • Do not use the HOLD function on steep downhill or uphill gradients with slippery or loose surfaces.

    Checklist before driving off-road


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