Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: General notes - LOW RANGE off-road gear - Off-road driving systems - Driving and parking - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: General notes

The LOW RANGE off-road gear assists you in driving off-road and when fording. When LOW RANGE is engaged, the engine’s performance characteristics and the gearshifting characteristics of the automatic transmission are adapted for this purpose. ABS, ESP® and 4 ETS programs especially adapted to offroad driving are also activated.

Information on "Off-road driving"; see. You will find information about driving safety systems in conjunction with LOW RANGE in the "Safety" section.

    Shift ranges
    WARNING   Always wait until the procedure of shifting from HIGH RANGE to LOW RANGE – and from LOW RANGE to HIGH RANGE – has been entirely completed. During this procedure do not tu ...

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