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What Mercedes Comand APS head unit does my vehicle have, and how do I know?


This guide will assist you in identifying the radio, stereo, and COMAND versions of Mercedes-Benz head units. Find the head unit that matches the one in your car by scrolling down the list. As a general guide, we have provided a list of relevant models.

Comand APS NTG 6 (MBUX)

The new W907 sprinter, the new W177 A-class (as well as the new CLA and GLA), the new W247 B-class, and the new EQC all employ this command. The infotainment system and instrument cluster have two screens that are powered by a chipset from Nvidia.
Models: A-Class, B-Class, CLA, GLA, GLB
Model year: 2020 onwards

Comand APS NTG 5.5 (MBUX)

As cars undergo face-lifts, NTG 5.2 is being replaced by NTG 5.5, which is a feature of the new W213-E class. This version does not have a keypad unlike the NTG 5.1
Models: C-Class, GLC (2020 onwards)
E-Class, CLS, S-Class (2019 onwards)

Comand APS NTG 5.5 (Non MBUX)

This Non-MBUX version of the NTG 5.5 differs from the MBUX version because it doesn’t have 2 screens and the advanced multimedia infotainment (media and navigation) system.

Models: S-Class, E-Class
Model year: 2015-2019

Comand APS NTG 5.2

This version, just like the NTG 5.5 does not have a keypad. It does have a CD player and a Hard Drive with up to 40GB of storage. It has a ‘Carousel’ style menu system.
Models: C-Class, GLC, V-Class, X-Class, AMG GT
Model year: 2015-2019

Comand APS NTG 5.1

A newer version of this unit has support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, but older versions don’t. Its Comand features an 8.4-inch screen, whereas Audio 20 has a 7-inch screen.
Models: A-Class, B-Class, CLA, CLS, E-Class, GLA, GLE, GLS, SL, SLC
Model Year: 2015-2019

Comand APS NTG 4.5 & 4.7

The difference between the two is that the NTG 4.7 has newer Mercedes apps, a better CPU, and better overall performance, it also allows sharing the internet of your iPhone or Android phone with the head unit. The maps were updated as well. Both NTG4.5 and NTG 4.7 uses chrome for the FF/REW button trim as well as the “CLEAR” button
Models: A-Class, B-Class, C-Class, CLA, CLS, E-Class, GL, GLA, ML, SL, SLK.
Model Year: 2012-2015 (NTG 4.5), 2013> (NTG 4.7)

Comand APS NTG 4.0

This version has an 8-inch screen. It also has a card reader that is used for MP3 music files and a hard drive for maps.
Models: C-Class (2007-2011), E-Class (2009-2011)

Comand APS NTG 3.5

In this model, Bluetooth is built-in to the head unit and the standard size SD Card slot is under the flap.

Model: S-Class, CL-Class
Model year: 2009-2013

Comand APS NTG 3

This unit doesn’t have built-in Bluetooth phone pairing. The PCMCIA slot is under the flap.
Model: S-Class, CL-Class
Model year: 2005-2009

Comand APS NTG 2.5

An optional CD Changer can be built-in just like Bluetooth. Every Mercedes-Benz model has a different outer frame.

Models: A-Class, B-Class, CLC, CLS, E-Class, GL, ML, R-Class, SL, SLK, Vito/Viano.
Model year: 2008-2011

Comand APS NTG 2

Navigation on a DVD uses the head unit’s disc. There’s a single CD slot.

Models: A-Class, B-Class, C-Class, CLC, GL, ML, R-Class, Vito/Viano.
Model year: 2004-200

Comand APS NTG 1

Just like the NTG 2, the navigation on a DVD also uses the head unit’s disc. The DVD/ROM navigation is located in the boot of the car.

Models: CLS, E-Class, S-Class, SLK, SL
Model year: 2002-2008


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