What is the Mercedes-Benz PRE-SAFE®?

Typically, a vehicle comes with safety features that aim to prevent it from being involved in an accident, as well as those that provide protection during a collision. Mercedes-Benz, however, decided to come up with a system that intends to bridge the gap between these two types of safety features. This system is called PRE-SAFE®. When it senses a collision is about to occur, PRE-SAFE® helps prepare the automobile for it to prevent or avoid injury to you and your fellow occupants.

How Does Mercedes-Benz PRE-SAFE® Work?

PRE-SAFE® senses that a collision is about to happen by relying on a network of sensors, most of which are already part of other safety features in the vehicle. It does so by taking note of unusual driving activity; for example, it will detect when you are skidding on slippery surfaces. Once PRE-SAFE® detects the issue, it will adjust the front head restraints for optimum support, tighten the front seat belts, and close the windows and moonroof (if present) if a rollover is possible. PRE-SAFE® does this to optimize the occupants’ preparation for the activation of the vehicle’s restraint systems, such as airbags.

On some Mercedes-Benz vehicles—especially the higher-level or newer ones—PRE-SAFE® comes with a sound function. It consists of a harmless noise specifically tuned to trigger a reflex in the inner ear. That way, your eardrums are protected from the pressures of a loud crash.

Check Out Our Inventory

To check out any of our Mercedes-Benz vehicles and get one with this unique PRE-SAFE® feature, contact us today at our dealership in Springfield, Missouri, to schedule an appointment. One of our sales specialists will be able to assist you with getting the Benz that’s right for you—complete with PRE-SAFE®, of course.

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