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Good safety equipment and the brand's solid reputation for safety provide assurance in the R-Class.
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A blind-spot monitoring system joins the options list for 2011.

Available driver aids include blind spot warning (new for 2011), Distronic adaptive cruise control, a back-up camera, park assist, navigation, and keyless ignition
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the R-Class comes with a standard pile of air bags and a host of the automaker's occupant safety features
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The 2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class has a solid set of safety features, and in addition to some good safety ratings it has M-B's decades-earned reputation for safety.

Eight airbags are included in all 2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class models, along with the Pre-Safe safety system and front active headrests. There's also a blind-spot system that alerts with a triangle in the rearview mirror, as well as a chime, when you use the turn signal and another vehicle is alongside.

In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the R-Class has achieved top 'good' results for frontal, side, and rear impact--although it still hasn't been tested in the agency's new roof strength area. The federal government also hasn't yet put the R-Class through its battery of tests, which were revised last year.


Good safety equipment and the brand's solid reputation for safety provide assurance in the R-Class.

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