What is Mercedes-Benz COMAND®?

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COMAND® is a Mercedes-Benz driver-focused data system that allows you to stay connected and up-to-date when traveling around San Diego and Escondido. Seamlessly control your music selection, navigation, phone calls, and so much more without ever taking your hands off the wheel. Learn more about the wide range of tech features available through Mercedes-Benz COMAND® before you get behind the wheel of an equipped model at Mercedes-Benz of Escondido!

Explore COMAND® Standard Functions

Making and answering phone calls or switching music tracks is made simpler and safer with Mercedes-Benz COMAND®. The system is equipped with voice control, allowing you to keep your eyes on the road ahead and your hands on the wheel at all times. Enjoy hands-free access to:

  • Music streaming
  • Incoming and outgoing messaging
  • Incoming and outgoing phone calls
  • And more!

Like many modern in-vehicle technologies, San Marcos drivers will need to acknowledge a Mercedes-Benz COMAND® update from time-to-time. If you were to ignore the update and continue with outdated software, it could affect your system’s navigation or other telecommunication functions. Always be sure to run updates when prompted, then wait for the Mercedes-Benz COMAND® system reset.

Is COMAND® Worth It?

Most Escondido drivers will find Mercedes-Benz COMAND® to be well worth the upgrade. The system modernizes your vehicle with smartphone integration right on the touchscreen display, allowing you to stay connected to your most used features and entertainment apps. You’ll feel peace of mind with advanced navigation when you’re unsure of the road ahead, and you can do it all hands-free. Essentially, having Mercedes-Benz COMAND® means you can have it all!

What Is Mercedes-Benz MBUX®?

For the 2020 model year, most new Mercedes-Benz vehicles are offering the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX). What is this new feature, and how does it relate to COMAND®? MBUX is an AI-powered driver assistant that builds on the features of COMAND® to bring all-new levels of enjoyment and convenience to your Escondido commutes. If you choose to make the upgrade to a vehicle equipped with MBUX, you can look forward to:

  • An extended selection of features
  • Smartphone integration made even more seamless
  • Added control options via touchscreen, steering wheel-mounted controls, or a built-in touchpad located near the gear shift
  • MBUX recognizes natural language commands; just say “Hey, Mercedes-Benz” and you can request your favorite features to be brought online without having to memorize any specific keywords or commands

Learn More About Mercedes-Benz Technology at Mercedes-Benz of Escondido

Having trouble with a Mercedes-Benz COMAND® update? Want to learn more about the new MBUX system? Whenever you need us, Mercedes-Benz of Escondido is here to assist! Contact us with your questions today, or to schedule a test drive in your favorite new Mercedes-Benz vehicle equipped with COMAND® or MBUX. To learn more about other Mercedes-Benz features, like mbrace® or DISTRONIC PLUS®, be sure to consult our manufacturer information center.

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