For feeling safe – from start to finish

When it comes to safety, you'll be way ahead of the competition with the new Actros. In addition to the proven electronic braking system with ABS, ASR, Brake Assist and hill-hold control, the standard Stability Control Assist and the optionally available Proximity Control Assist with stop-and-go function provide a high level of safety. The new Attention Assist can further enhance safety. Based on specific factors such as steering behaviour it can recognise growing driver fatigue and inattention, and can issue visual and acoustic reminders to take a break. Attention Assist is available as an option in conjunction with the optional Lane Keeping Assist. Even more driver relief is provided by the optional rain and light sensor, the co-driver's mirror with manoeuvring function, the tyre pressure monitoring system and a coupling monitored by a sensor that displays the locking state in the instrument cluster.

The powerful headlamps of the new Actros are optionally available with bi-xenon design. Furthermore, safety is enhanced upon request with the new LED daytime running lamps and LED tail lamps. The standard-specification "follow-me-home" lighting points the way for the driver when getting in and out of the truck. A powerful engine brake ensures low brake wear. The Actros can furthermore be equipped with the new High-Performance Brake1). A newly developed powerful and at the same time quiet retarder provides even more comfortable braking. Instead of oil the more efficient and lighter retarder now uses the engine's coolant for cooling. It is fully integrated into the braking system and supplies a braking torque of up to 3500 Nm. Optionally available 'Safety Packs' enhance the safety level and as a result of inexpensive package prices, attractive leasing or financing terms and lower insurance premiums2) also contribute to higher profitability.

Advantages at a glance.

  • Comprehensive scope of safety equipment, incl. Stability Control Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Attention Assist.
  • Proximity Control Assist with stop-and-go function and Active Brake Assist 4.
  • Secondary water retarder with up to 3500 Nm of braking torque
  • Seltbelt monitor
  • Cab design according to ECE R29 and Swedish test VVFS 2003:29 regulations
  • Driver airbags
  • LED daytime running lights and LED taillights.
Safety Systems

Safety Systems

Maximum safety is a fundamental value of the Mercedes-Benz brand and an essential element of its DNA.

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