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Collision Avoidance-Always on?
Ok, I feel weird asking this, since I've been driving my M3 for 2 months. ;-)
Is collision avoidance always on even when not in any autopilot modes? I feel like I've come up manually on cars that stopped quickly and was way ahead of the car's "brain," if it's on, because I never got any warning and it certainly didn't break for me.
To me, I would love a mode that literally prevents me (as much as physics and the car allow) from hitting an object. I should not be able to drive my car into a wall, period, if this mode was on. The car should see it and automatically brake. I have a feeling, this is not the way it is now.
It almost pushes me to stay in the auto-cruise control since in that mode, it will always look for objects in front of me and break.
So, am I correct in assuming that the car is not always in true "collision avoidant" mode?
Thanks. Maybe I'm wrong. I'm certainly not willing to test it. lol