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Active Cruise Control with Stop and Go 1300
Radar-governed cruise control maintains a preset distance between you and the car in front on motorways and in traffic jams. Not cheap, and we're not that keen on it.
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Adaptive headlights 385
The headlight beam aim follows the steering and varies light pools. Very useful and well worth the price.
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Head-up display 980
Projects speed, navigation directions, cruise control status and warnings close to line of sight on the windscreen. Useful safety feature, but very expensive and probably won't add much to your car's resale value.
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Lane change warning system 470
Monitors blind spots should come with lane-departure warning.
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Lane departure-warning system 400
Sounds a warning if the driver drifts out of their lane.
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Night vision 1510
Enhanced view appears in sat-nav screen (would be better in instrument pack), plus aural pedestrian warning. Pricey and of limited use.
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Park assist 570
Parallel parks into suitable space. Good; comes with reverse camera.
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Reversing assist camera 330
Projects rear view into nav-screen. This feature is useful for a big car in tight spaces, and comparatively cheap.
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Speed-limit display 250
Handy feature, which really should be standard. Comes with Professional Multimedia Navigation System only.
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Surround view 530
Looks complicated, but provides superb aerial view of car and obstacles.
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Xenon headlights 920
Brilliant beams, but very expensive.
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