Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Driver's knee bag - Air bags - Occupant safety - Safety - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Driver's knee bag

Driver's knee bag 1 provides additional

Driver's knee bag 1 provides additional protection for the driver against:

knee injuries
thigh injuries
lower leg injuries

Driver's knee bag 1 deploys below the steering wheel. During a frontal impact, if the system determines that air bag deployment can offer additional protection to that provided by the seat belt, driver's knee bag 1 is deployed along with the driver's air bag. The driver's knee bag 1 operates best in conjunction with a properly positioned and fastened seat belt.

    Front air bags
    The front air bags increase protection for the driver's and front-passenger's head and chest. Driver's air bag 1 deploys in front of the steering wheel; front-passenger front air bag 2 deploys ...

    Side impact air bags
    WARNING   The pressure sensors for side impact air bag control are located in the doors. Do not modify any components of the doors or door trim panels including, for example, the addit ...

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    If a Crash Occurs
    If there has been an injury, call emergency services for help. Do not leave the scene of a crash until all matters have been taken care of. Move the vehicle only if its position puts you in danger, ...

    Securing Child Restraints (Right Front Seat Position)
    This vehicle has airbags. A rear seat is a safer place to secure a forward-facing child restraint. See Where to Put the Restraint  . In addition, the vehicle may have a passenger sensing system ...

    Off-road navigation
    The system can be switched between On-road and Off-road navigation by pressing the fascia NAV button twice, from anywhere in the system, then selecting On road or Off road as required. Alternative ...