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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Owners Manual: Route

Calculating a route

Requirements:

  • The destination has been entered.
  • The destination address is shown.
  • If route guidance is not active, select Start Route Guidance.

    The route to the destination is calculated.

    The map shows the route. Route guidance then begins.

    or

  • If route guidance is active, select Start New Route Guidance or Set as Next Way Point.

    Start New Route Guidance: the selected destination address is set as a new destination.

    The previous destinations and intermediate destinations are deleted. Route guidance to the new destination begins.

    Set as Next Way Point: the selected destination address is set as the next intermediate destination. Route guidance begins.

Taking alternative routes into consideration

  • Select an alternative route.

Other menu functions

  • To save the destination: select Store in "Previous Destinations".
  • To display on the map: select Map.
  • To call a telephone number: select Call (if available).
  • To call up an Internet address: select www (if available).

Selecting a route type

Multimedia system: Navigation →Route and Position

  • Select Route Settings.
  • Select the route type.

    If route guidance is active, the new route is calculated with the new route type.

    If route guidance is not active, the next route is calculated with the new route type.

You can choose from the following route types:

  • Eco Route An economical route is calculated. The journey time may be somewhat longer than for quicker routes.

    The symbol for the current vehicle position is displayed in green.

  • Fast Route A route with a quick journey time is calculated.
  • Short Route A route with a short driving distance is calculated.

Automatic Traffic Jam Avoidance can be switched on or off for these route types.

If Automatic Traffic Jam Avoidance is switched on, Ask in the Event of Traffic Jam Avoidance can be selected.

The Automatic Traffic Jam Avoidance and Ask in the Event of Traffic Jam Avoidance settings are not available in every country.

The settings enable the following:

  • Automatic Traffic Jam Avoidance The route is calculated with the currently set route type.

    Traffic reports via Live Traffic Information are taken into account.

    Live Traffic Information is not available in all countries.

  • Ask in the Event of Traffic Jam Avoidance A prompt appears when a new route is detected with a shorter journey time based on traffic reports. You can continue to use the current route or use the dynamic route instead.

Selecting route options

Multimedia system: Navigation →  Route and Position →  Avoid Options

Avoiding areas

  • Select Areas.

Avoiding highways, ferries, motorail trains, tunnels, unpaved roads

  • Select or deselect avoid option.

Using toll roads

  • Select Use Toll Roads.
  • Select Cash or Electronic Billing or Off.

    The route takes into account roads that require the payment of a usage fee (toll).

    If Off is selected, toll roads are not taken into account.

The selected route options cannot always be implemented. Therefore, a route may include a ferry, for instance, even though the avoid Ferries option is enabled. A message appears and you will hear a corresponding message.

Using carpool lanes

  • Select Number of Occupants in the Vehicle.
  • Select number.

    When using carpool lanes, observe the applicable legal requirements as well as any conditions pertaining to when and where such lanes may be used. Carpool lanes may only be used if certain conditions are met.

These route options are not available in every country.

Selecting notifications

Multimedia system: Navigation → Options → Announcements

Switch an announcement on or off .

You can choose from the following announcements:

  • Announce Traffic Warnings This function is not available in all countries.
  • Announce Street Names The multimedia system announces the names of the roads that will follow the upcoming change of direction.

    This function is not available in all countries and languages.

Displaying destination information

Requirements:

  • A destination is entered.

Multimedia system: Navigation

  • Select Way Points and Info.

    The following information is displayed:

    • Intermediate destinations and destination The route can also include up to four intermediate destinations.
    • Name, address
    • Remaining driving distance
    • Time of arrival

Selecting an alternative route

Multimedia system: Navigation → Route and Position

  • Select Alternative Route.

    The routes are displayed in accordance with the setting made in the route settings.

    The currently selected route is shown with a dark blue line.

  • Select the alternative route.

Activating a commuter route

Requirements:

  • Your home and work addresses are saved as destinations in the favorites.

Multimedia system: Navigation → Route and Position

  • Select Activate Commuter Route .

    Navigation automatically recognizes that the vehicle is located on the route between "home" and "work" or vice versa. It automatically starts a route guidance without voice output. If the destinations for home and work have not yet been created, a prompt appears.

    For the daily commuter route, traffic incidents on the route are also reported when driving without route guidance.

Switching the automatic gas station search on/off

Multimedia system: Navigation → Options

  • Switch Reserve Fuel on or off.

    Switched on : when the fuel reserve level is reached, a prompt appears asking whether you want to start searching for gas stations.

Using automatic gas station search

Requirements:

The automatic gas station search is activated .

The prompt Reserve Fuel Do you want to start a search for surrounding gas stations? appears.

  • Select Yes.

    The automatic gas station search begins. The available gas stations along the route or in the vicinity are displayed.

  • Select the gas station.
  • When there is no route, the gas station is set as the destination.

    or

  • When there is a route, the gas station is set as the next intermediate destination.

Starting the automatic service station search

Requirements:

  • ATTENTION ASSIST and the Suggest Rest Area function are activated.

Driving situation

The ATTENTION ASSIST Do you want to search for a rest area? message is shown.

  • Select Yes.

    The service station search starts. The available service stations along the route or in the vicinity of the vehicle's current position are displayed.

  • Select the service station.

    The service station address is displayed.

  • If route guidance is not active, select Start Route Guidance.

    The selected service station is set as a destination.

    Route guidance begins.

    or

  • If route guidance is active, select Start New Route Guidance or Set as Next Way Point.

    Start New Route Guidance: the selected service station is set as a new destination.

    The previous destination and all intermediate destinations are deleted. Route guidance to the service station begins.

    Set as Next Way Point: the selected service station is set as the next intermediate destination.

    Route guidance begins.

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