Learn About the Mercedes-Benz COMAND® Touchpad Controller

September 13th, 2017 by

2018 C-Class Coupe interior


Mercedes-Benz has designed their own multi-media system to combine simple controls with robust functionality, and it’s now available on almost every new model in luxury automaker’s lineup. Find out more about the COMAND® Touchpad Controller with this guide, and then explore its functionality for yourself at Mercedes-Benz of El Dorado Hills.

How Do You Use Your Mercedes-Benz Touchpad Controller?

Located on the center console, the Touchpad Controller is situated where your right hand naturally falls. You can use it to control your Mercedes-Benz COMAND® system in the following ways:

  • On top of the controller is a touchscreen pad that lets you swipe through various options displayed on the dash-mounted screen.

  • In addition, the touchscreen lets you enter letters or numbers. This is particularly helpful when inputting navigation directions.

  • Select features can be accessed through buttons in front of the touchpad. They provide access to the audio, climate, and phone systems.

While some vehicles make you search through a system that is difficult to navigate, Mercedes-Benz keeps things simple. The touchscreen and touchpad controller let you input precise commands, all while keeping your line of sight just below the windshield.

What Can Your Touchpad Controller Do?

Unlike some infotainment systems, Mercedes-Benz COMAND® lets you control more than just your basic media. You can also the Touchpad Controller for the following functions:

  • Side Mirror Folding

  • Ambient Lighting

  • Door Settings

  • Seat Belt Adjustment

On top of that, it can control features located in the instrument cluster and available head-up display. You’ll appreciate that kind of versatility while driving in crowded traffic in the Sacramento area.

Visit Mercedes-Benz of El Dorado Hills Today

To try out the touchpad controller for yourself, you’ll want to get behind the wheel of a new Mercedes-Benz vehicle. It’s available in a wide range of models, from the versatile C-Class sedan to the purpose-built GLE SUV. We’re easy to reach at 1000 Mercedes Lane in El Dorado Hills, CA. Contact us to learn more, or schedule a test drive online at 1000 Mercedes Lane in El Dorado Hills, CA if you’ve already found the perfect vehicle.

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