At speeds of around 20 km/h and above, the system keeps the set speed constant, provided that engine power and engine braking effect permit it; operated via separate steering column stalk, set speed displayed in driver information system; with adjustable speed limiter. allows the maximum speed to be limited individually, e. g. within built-up areas. The vehicle gently governs the speed when the set limit is reached. The limiter can be deactivated at any time and overridden by kick-down.
With hydraulic brake assist, the ESC ensures greater stability in hazardous driving situations by targeted braking of individual wheels and intervention in the engine management system; with extended on and off-road functions, including off-road mode for improved traction on loose ground, with hill start and hill descent assist and roll-over stabilisation.
Full size airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags incorporated into the front seat backrests; the head airbag system protects the front and outer-seat rear occupants in the event of a side impact; unfolds like a protective cushion over the side windows.