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2023 Mercedes-Benz S-CLASS Head-up Display | HUD Features Guide

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2023 Mercedes-Benz S-CLASS Head-up Display | HUD Features User Manual

The 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class features a state-of-the-art Head-up Display (HUD) system that completely transforms driving. With the help of this cutting-edge technology, drivers can maintain their attention on the road ahead by projecting crucial information straight onto the windshield. In order to improve safety and convenience, the S-Class HUD has a number of functions like speed limits, navigational guidance, and warnings about impending dangers. The HUD in the 2023 S-Class offers a smooth integration of important data into the driver’s line of sight with sharp graphics and configurable settings. This cutting-edge technology not only enhances the S-Class’s opulence and sophistication but also highlights Mercedes-Benz’s dedication to innovation and driver-centric design. Experience unmatched safety and convenience with the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class’s intelligent HUD, which will redefine luxury and automotive technology.

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Operating the head-up display

Mercedes S-CLASS HUD Guide

Display Customization

Selecting display content of the head-up display via the menu bar of the driver’s display

  • Press the main menu button on the left.
  • To select the menu bar of the head-up display: swipe upwards on the left-hand Touch Control.

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Switching between display content on the head-up display

  • Swipe to the left or right on the left-hand Touch Control.
  • A preview of the selected display content will appear on the head-up display.
  • To confirm: press the button.

Switching back to the driver’s display

  • Press the G or ò button.
  • Setting the position and brightness
  • Swipe to the left or right on the left-hand Touch Control and select Settings on the menu bar of the head-up display.
  • Press the left-hand Touch Control. The current position and brightness settings will be displayed as graphics on the head-up display as well as on the driver’s display.
  • To adjust the position: swipe upwards or downwards on the left-hand Touch Control.
  • To adjust the brightness: swipe to the left or right on the left-hand Touch Control. The settings configured for position and brightness will be saved automatically.
  • Press the G or a button to exit the settings.

Vehicles with augmented reality function:
When the position is adjusted, the status line will be moved upwards and the display section made smaller. This may slightly affect the area on which the augmented reality content is displayed.

Selecting the head-up display with augmented reality

  • Press the main menu button ò on the left.
  • To select the menu bar of the head-up display: swipe upwards on the left-hand Touch Control.
  • To select the head-up display with augmented reality: swipe to the left or right on the left-hand Touch Control to activate the desired content.

Switching the head-up display on/off

Driver’s display:

Switching on

  • Swipe upwards on the left-hand Touch Control.
  • Press a on the left-hand Touch Control. Switching off
  • Swipe upwards on the left-hand Touch Control.
  • Swipe on the left-hand Touch Control and select Head-up Display.
  • Press a on the left-hand Touch Control.

Setting the Head-up Display in the multimedia system

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Switching the 3D display for the driver display on or off

  • Select 3D Driver Display.
  • The 3D display of the driver display is switched on or off.
  • The 3D display for the driver display is only activated when the driver camera detects the driver. Otherwise, the driver display switches from the
  • Display to the 2D display
  • Switching the Head-up Display on/off
  • Select Head-up Display. The Head up Display is activated or deactivated.

Vehicles with a 48 V on-board electrical systemMercedes-Benz S-CLASS SEDAN 2023 Driver Display Menus User Manual 05

  1. Electric drive support
  2. Recuperation behaviour of the electric motor
  3. Due to various system limits, the values displayed may temporarily differ slightly from the actual value.

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  1. Start of the POWER display range
  2. End of the POWER display range
  3. The current state of charge of the high-voltage battery
  4. Maximum recuperated energy
  5. Start of the display range of recuperated energy
  6. The power meter has the following functions:
  7. In electric mode, the area 1 2 show
  • What percentage of the electrical drive is currently being used.
  • The combustion engine is switched on at 100.
  • In boost mode, the electrical power assistance of the drive is displayed.
  • The area 4 – 5 shows the recuperation and charging behaviour using the combustion engine.
  • Due to various system limits, the displayed value 4 may temporarily differ slightly from the actual value.

Overview of status displays on the driver’s display

The status displays for the driving and driving safety systems can be found in display sections 1 to 4.Mercedes-Benz S-CLASS SEDAN 2023 Driver Display Menus User Manual 07

  • Pedestrian detection (only on assistant display)
  • Active Parking Assist is available
  • Active Parking Assist has recognized a parking space
  • Parking Assist PARKTRONIC deactivated 
  • Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC
  • Specified distance for Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC
  • Active Brake Assist switched off
  • Active Brake Assist impaired or not functioning
  • Functioning
  • Plug‑in hybrid operation activated
  • Haptic accelerator pedal
  • Sound generator inoperative
  • ECO start/stop function
  • HOLD function
  • Adaptive High beam Assist Adaptive High beam Assist Plus
  • Active Stop-and-Go Assist
  • Slippery road surface warning
  • Vehicles with Traffic Sign Assist: detected instructions and traffic signs

Notes on operating safety
For your own safety, always observe the following points when operating mobile communications equipment and especially your voice control system:

  • Observe the legal requirements for the country in which you are driving.
  • If you use the voice control system in an emergency your voice can change and your telephone call, e.g. an emergency call, can thereby be delayed.
  • Familiarize yourself with the voice control system functions before starting the journey.
  • The voice control system does not replace the Operator’s Manual.
    The answers from the voice control system do not provide the complete scope of information contained in the Operator’s Manual. The voice control system also does not give detailed warnings or damage information. You can get the full scope of information about the function and safe operation of the systems and components in the vehicle in the Operator’s Manual.

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The function of the MBUX voice assistant
Using the MBUX voice assistant, vehicle functions and various areas of the MBUX multimedia system can be operated by voice input, e.g. HUD Navigation or Telephone. The MBUX voice assistant is operational about half a minute after switching on the vehicle and can be operated from all seats (depending on the optional equipment).

Conducting a dialogue

Requirements

  • Voice activation must be switched on in the multimedia system
  • For corrections during output, the Speak During Voice Output option must be activated in the multimedia system
  • Starting a dialog
  • Say Hey Mercedes to activate the MBUX voice assistant.
  • Press the £ button on the multifunction steering wheel.
  • A wave appears in the MBUX multimedia system. The dialog can be started. For the dialog with the MBUX voice assistant, you can use complete sentences of colloquial language as voice commands. Voice activation can also be combined directly with a voice command, e.g. Hey Mercedes, how warm is it outside?
    Interrupting the dialogue
  • During the dialog say Pause. The dialogue is interrupted.
  • Say Hey Mercedes to continue the dialog.
  • Correcting an entry
  • During the dialog say Correction.
  • Interrupt the system’s voice output. Changing dialog level
  • During the dialog, say Back. The MBUX voice assistant jumps back to the previous dialogue step.
  • During the dialogue, say From the beginning again.

The MBUX voice assistant jumps to the highest dialogue level.

Navigating in the selection list
If a voice command does not achieve a clear result, a selection list is shown.

  • Say the line number or the content to select an entry or to have further details shown.
  • Say Next page or Previous page to browse the selection list.

Calling up help

  • For information about the MBUX voice assistant: say Hey Mercedes, what can you do? .
  • Current application: say Help.

You will receive suggestions and information about operation of the MBUX voice assistant for the current application.

  • Specific function: call up the voice command for the required function, for example with Hey Mercedes, I need help with the Radio.
  • Digital Operator’s Manual: say Show me the Operator’s Manual.
  • The full extent of the Digital Operator’s Manual is available on the central display when the vehicle is stationary.

Overview of the operable functions of the MBUX voice assistant
You can use the MBUX voice assistant to operate the following functions depending on the vehicle equipment:

  • Telephone
  • Text message and email
  • Navigation
  • Radio and media
  • Vehicle functions
  • Online functions
  • Full functionality of the voice control system is only available for you with activation of online voice control

Information on the language setting Owner’s Manual

  • You can change the language of the MBUX voice assistant via the system language settings
  • If the set system language is not supported by the MBUX voice assistant, English will be selected.

Setting functions of MBUX voice assistant using the multimedia system

Multimedia system:
Home > Settings > System >Voice Assistant

  • Switching voice activation of MBUX voice assistant on or off
  • For vehicles with a driver camera or MBUX Interior Assistant, the MBUX voice assistant can be switched on or off in the Intelligent Assistants menu.
  • Select Hey Mercedes.
  • When the function is active, the Hey Mercedes voice command can activate the dialog
  • Switching direct commands on or off
  • Select Z.
  • Activate or deactivate the function.
  • If the function is active, some commands can be used without Hey Mercedes, for example, Next track.
  • Switching voice activation for individual seats on or off
  • Select Z.
  • Switch the function for the desired seats on or off.

Switching voice interruption on or off

  • Select More Settings.
  • Select Speak During Voice Output.

If the function is active, a command can be interrupted during the voice output of the system.

  • Switching proactivity on or off
  • Select More Settings.
  • Select the desired situation, e.g. Profile Activation or Telephone Forgotten.
  • When the function is active, the voice assistant proactively provides information in specific situations.
  • Activating or deactivating online voice control
  • Online voice control is activated at the factory.
  • Select Online Voice Control.
  • Activate or deactivate the function.
  • If the function is activated and a Mercedes me user account is linked to the vehicle, additional results are available through the provision of external information, e.g. information on POIs. By clicking the symbol in the wave, more information about the online voice control can be displayed. Activating or deactivating contacts for online use
  • Select Contacts for Online Use. When the function is active, contacts will be found more easily and accurately using voice input.

 

FAQ’s

What is the Head-up Display (HUD) in the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class?

The Head-up Display (HUD) in the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a feature that projects vital driving information onto the windshield, allowing the driver to view essential data without looking away from the road.

What type of information is displayed on the HUD of the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class?

The HUD can display various information, including vehicle speed, navigation instructions, safety alerts, adaptive cruise control status, and traffic sign recognition data.

How is the information displayed on the HUD of the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class?

The information is projected onto the windshield in the driver’s line of sight, typically appearing as a transparent image that appears to float in front of the road ahead.

Can the content displayed on the HUD be customized in the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class?

Yes, drivers can typically customize the content displayed on the HUD according to their preferences using the vehicle’s settings menu.

Is the brightness and position of the HUD adjustable in the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class?

Yes, drivers can usually adjust the brightness and position of the HUD to ensure optimal visibility and comfort.

Does the HUD in the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class integrate with the navigation system?

Yes, the HUD can display turn-by-turn navigation instructions, upcoming street names, and other relevant information from the navigation system.

Can the HUD of the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class display safety warnings and alerts?

Yes, the HUD can display safety warnings and alerts, such as collision warnings, lane departure warnings, and pedestrian detection alerts.

Does the HUD in the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class display information from the vehicle’s entertainment system?

Yes, the HUD can typically display information from the entertainment system, such as music track information and incoming call notifications.

Can drivers adjust the size and font of the displayed information on the HUD in the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class?

Depending on the system’s capabilities, drivers may be able to adjust the size and font of the displayed information to suit their preferences.

Is the HUD in the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class visible in various lighting conditions, including bright sunlight?

Yes, the HUD is designed to be visible in various lighting conditions, including bright sunlight, thanks to its high contrast and adjustable brightness.

Does the HUD in the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class have a night mode for reduced glare?

Yes, many HUD systems offer a night mode that reduces glare and adjusts the display’s brightness for improved visibility during nighttime driving.

Is the HUD in the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class available as a standard feature or an optional upgrade?

The availability of the HUD may vary depending on the trim level and optional packages chosen for the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Can the HUD in the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class be turned off if desired?

Yes, drivers typically have the option to turn off the HUD if they prefer not to use it or find it distracting.

Does the HUD of the 2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class have any features specifically tailored to enhance driver safety?

Yes, the HUD can display critical safety information, such as collision warnings and speed limit reminders, to help drivers stay informed and focused on the road ahead.

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