2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC Driving Assistance Safety Features
It is time to say goodbye to the GLK and make room for the all new GLC. The GLK has only been in production since 2009, but after seeing the new GLC, we are very excited about the change. There are many reasons for this excitement. The new crossover is lighter, more spacious, has Dynamic Select driving modes, and this list continues forever. To narrow it down, we picked the top three reasons to buy the new GLC. These top three are safety, safety, and safety. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC driving assistance safety features will make you feel great about taking your family on a Fourth of July trip.
Once behind the wheel, you get a sense that the GLC really cares about you. It is theoretically impossible to run into a stationary object from speeds up to 30 miles per hour. This is not because of human evolution or a new pair of glasses. It is because of Pre-Safe Brake technology that detects objects in front of you and determine how soon and how hard the brakes need to be applied to avoid said collision. Up to 45 miles per hour, the GLC will also apply the brakes for you, but its goal is not to stop completely, just reduce severity of impact.
PreSafe Plus takes it a step further and detects objects behind you when you are stationary. If it detects a rear-end collision, it will automatically apply the brakes to reduce impact on your car and to avoid causing a chain reaction with the vehicles in front of you.
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC driving assistance safety features don’t turn off at night. Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plus takes care of the headlights when encountering oncoming traffic. It doesn’t just switch from high to low beam. It detects where oncoming traffic is and masks the beam in that direction. Another useful feature at night is the Attention Assist. This function gives you an attention meter to keep you alert. It will warn the driver of inattentiveness or drowsiness and even keeps track of time driven since the last break.
If you need more reasons to get on board with the 2016 GLC, stop by Mercedes-Benz of Arrowhead to schedule a test drive when they arrive in November.