Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Position of the steering wheel for 
driving - EASY-ENTRY/EXIT system - Steering wheel - Seats, steering wheel and mirrors - Mercedes-Benz E-Class Owners ManualMercedes-Benz E-Class: Position of the steering wheel for driving

The steering wheel is moved to the last selected position when:

 - the driver's door is closed.

 - you insert the SmartKey into the ignition lock.
or
 - you press the Start/Stop button once on vehicles with KEYLESS-GO.

When you close the driver's door with the ignition switched on, the steering wheel is also automatically moved to the previously set position.

The last position of the steering wheel is stored after each manual setting or when you store the setting with the memory function

    Position of the steering wheel when the EASY-ENTRY/EXIT feature is activ
    The steering wheel swings upwards when you: Rremove the SmartKey from the ignition lock Ropen the driver's door and KEYLESS-GO is in position 1 Ropen the driver's door and the SmartKey is i ...

    Crash-responsive EASY-EXIT feature
    If the crash-responsive EASY-EXIT feature is triggered in an accident, the steering column will move upwards when the driver's door is opened. This occurs irrespective of the position of the S ...

    See also:

    MT models
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    Warning/indicator lights
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    Parking over Things That Burn
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