Drive Away Assist can prevent collisions when pulling away. If an obstacle is detected in the direction of travel, the vehicle's speed is briefly reduced to 1 mph (2 km/h). If a critical situation is detected, a symbol appears on the camera image of the multimedia system.
If the driver mixes up the accelerator and brake pedals.
If the wrong gear is selected.
If Parking Assist PARKTRONIC is activated.
Every time the gear is changed to R or D when the vehicle is at a standstill.
If the obstacle is less than 3.3 ft (1.0 m) away.
If the manoeuvring assistance function is activated in the multimedia system.
Drive Away Assist is unavailable on inclines and when driving with a trailer.