Ergonomics and driving comfort

Ergonomics and driving comfort

The result of optimum ergonomics and innovative technology.

Comfort is more than just luxury. It is our answer to the need for higher standards in long-distance haulage and heavy-duty distribution haulage, providing for pleasant working and driving conditions.

Modern, ergonomic, practical, motivating and not least of all efficiency-boosting. Whether you are a driver or fleet operator, we're convinced you'll be delighted by the workplace in the new Actros. It offers the driver the best possible working and driving conditions. And through intelligent networking with headquarters and logistics processes it contributes to even better performance.

Advantages at a glance.

  • The newly designed workplace with Multimedia Cockpit267, multifunction steering wheel featuring Touch Control Buttons262, MirrorCam271 and electronic parking brake provides for enhanced driving comfort, ergonomics and ease of operation.
  • Simple handling and operation of the most diverse vehicle and body functions via the secondary Multi-Touch-Display262
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Multimedia Cockpit, interactive274.

The Multimedia Cockpit, interactive is an expansion of the Multimedia Cockpit. The central display has a size of 31.3 cm (12.3") and permits a choice between two screen designs. It also includes a navigation system, Traffic Sign Assist and Remote Online for the control of various vehicle functions via the smartphone.

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Multifunction steering wheel, Touch Control Buttons262.

The new multifunction steering wheel with Touch Control Buttons enhances ergonomics and ease of operation.

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Engine start/stop button.

To start the engine with the engine start-stop button it is sufficient for the new convenience key to be located inside the cab.

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Parking brake, electronic with hold function.

The new electronic parking brake with hold function combines easier handling and greater safety.

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Sound system253.

First-class sound and optimum surround sound in the cab: The multi-channel sound system with state-of-the-art technology and a total of nine speakers ensures optimum sound quality, leaving nothing to be desired when it comes to music enjoyment.

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Navigation system and Traffic Sign Assist244, 262.

In combination with the Mercedes-Benz Truck Navigation for truck-specific, dynamic route guidance and Live Traffic Information, the Traffic Sign Assist function is available as an option. This information is presented on the primary display.

For a high level of driving, working and operating convenience, the new Actros is equipped with the innovative Multimedia Cockpit A high-resolution 26-cm (10.25-inch) colour display replaces the conventional instrument cluster and provides a clear display of all driving and vehicle information. It is supplemented by the Multi-Touch display in the same size on the dashboard.

Advantages at a glance.

  • Integrated radio infotainment system as standard and sound system253 available on select models.
  • Convenience Telephony, wireless charging262available on select models.
  • New key, convenience central locking system
  • Remote online & Remote Truck App for operating many vehicle functions by smartphone
  • Multifunction key

Remote Online makes it possible to connect a mobile device, such as the driver's smartphone, to the vehicle's own network.

With the associated app, the driver can check or control a wide variety of vehicle functions from a distance of up to 25 metres. From fuel level and tyre pressure to radio settings and interior lighting.

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The new Actros comes as standard with an integrated radio infotainment system that conjures up a whole new feeling in the cab. Numerous connection options are available for integrating external devices.

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The Multimedia Radio Touch with its 17.7 cm colour display can be operated intuitively via the touchscreen and offers numerous convenience features. These include the Bluetooth interface for hands-free calling and audio streaming, as well as convenient access to smartphone content via Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink.

The air-suspended seat can be adjusted to meet the individual occupant's requirements and provides the best ergonomic basis as well as a great deal of comfort. The integrated seat heating contributes to this comfort. The comfort suspension seat is equipped with pneumatic height adjustment, seat cushion angle and depth adjustment and an integrated headrest with an integrated, height-adjustable 3-point automatic seat belt.

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Comfort suspension seat.


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Massage function for driver's seat. The optionally available massage function avoids muscular tension problems for the driver, so their comfort is maintained for longer.

The system is characterised by its immediate response and facilitates draught-free ventilation.

Advantages at a glance.

  • Innovative, air-controlled heating and air conditioning system
  • Automatic climate control and auxiliary air conditioning for even greater comfort available on select models.
  • Innovative residual engine heat utilisation system available on select models.

See for yourself the working and driving comfort of the new Actros. Find a dealership near you and enjoy a no-obligation consultation.

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