Mercedes-Benz to Offer Factory Installed HD Radio on Select 2009-Model-Year Vehicles
MONTVALE, NJ – Mercedes-Benz will offer HD Radio technology on several of its MY 2009
vehicles. The free digital AM/FM radio service is part of Mercedes-Benz’s
completely new generation of entertainment systems developed for its M-, R-,
GL-, G-Class SUVs, and E-Class vehicles.
All MY-2009 Mercedes-Benz SUVs and E-Class models feature a new head unit
incorporating a large 6.5-inch color display screen with a standard in-dash,
six-disc CD/DVD changer, and a Bluetooth interface that allows a phone (even in
a pocket or purse) to be operated through the car’s audio system. The new head
unit can be equipped with an optional iPod/MP3 media interface, Sirius
satellite radio, HD Radio technology, and an advanced voice control system for
audio, navigation, and phone systems.
system can play tracks stored on a data CD, DVD, or memory card. The new system
can also display maps and directions for the optional GPS navigation system, which
can display Sirius real-time traffic information and Zagat restaurant ratings.
complete list of HD Radio stations across the United States, visit