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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Owners Manual: Notes on the correct driver's seat position

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WARNING Risk of injury from adjusting the vehicle settings while the vehicle is in motion
You could lose control of the vehicle in the following situations:
  • if you adjust the driver's seat, the head restraint, the steering wheel or the mirror while the vehicle is in motion
  • if you fasten your seat belt while the vehicle is in motion
  • Before starting the engine: adjust the driver's seat, the head restraint, the steering wheel or the mirror and fasten your seat belt.

Notes on the correct driver's seat position

Ensure the following when adjusting the steering wheel 1, seat belt 2 and driver's seat 3:

  • you are as far away from the driver's airbag as possible
  • you are sitting in an upright position
  • your thighs are slightly supported by the seat cushion
  • your legs are not fully extended and you can depress the pedals properly
  • the back of your head is supported at eye level by the center of the head restraint
  • you can hold the steering wheel with your arms slightly bent
  • you can move your legs freely
  • you can see all the displays on the instrument cluster clearly
  • you have a good overview of the traffic conditions
  • your seat belt is pulled snugly against your body and is routed across the center of your shoulder and across your hips in the pelvic area
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