KIA Niro: High Beam Assist (HBA)

High Beam Assist (HBA) (if equipped) (Kia NIRO Hybrid)

High Beam Assist (HBA) (if equipped) (Kia NIRO Hybrid)

High Beam Assist is a function that automatically adjusts the headlamp range (switches between high beam and low beam) depending on the brightness of detected vehicles and certain road conditions.

Detecting sensor

Front view camera
Front view camera

The front view camera is used as a detecting sensor to detect ambient light and brightness while driving. Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensor.

CAUTION

Always keep the front view camera in good condition to maintain optimal performance of High Beam Assist.

For more details on the precautions of the front view camera, refer to "Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (Front Camera Only) (if equipped)"

High Beam Assist (HBA) (if equipped) (Kia Niro EV)

Type A
Type A

Type B
Type B

Type C
Type C

High Beam Assist is a function that automatically adjusts the headlamp range (switches between high beam and low beam) depending on the brightness of detected vehicles and certain road conditions.

Detecting sensor

Front view camera
Front view camera

The front view camera is used as a detecting sensor to detect ambient light and brightness while driving. Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensor.

CAUTION

Always keep the front view camera in good condition to maintain optimal performance of High Beam Assist.

For more details on the precautions of the front view camera, refer to "Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (Sensor Fusion) (if equipped)"

High Beam Assist Setting (Kia Niro EV / Hybrid)

High Beam Assist Setting

High Beam Assist Setting

A: Vehicle Settings

  1. Lights
  2. HBA (High Beam Assist)

With the vehicle in the ON position, select Lights ? HBA (High Beam Assist)from the Settings menu to turn on High Beam Assist function.

NOTICE- (Kia Niro EV only)

The infotainment system may change after software updates. For more information, refer to the manual provided in the infotainment system and the quick reference guide.

WARNING

For your safety, change the Settings after parking the vehicle at a safe location.

High Beam Assist operation

  • After selecting HBA (High Beam Assist) in the Settings menu, High Beam Assist will operate by following the procedure below.
  • Place the headlamp switch in the AUTO position and push the headlamp lever towards the instrument cluster. The High Beam Assist ( ) indicator light will appear on the cluster and the function will be enabled.
  • When the function is enabled, high beam will turn on when vehicle speed is above 40 km/h (25 mph).

    When vehicle speed is below 25 km/h (15 mph), high beam will not turn on. The High Beam ( ) indicator light will appear on the cluster when high beam is on.

  • When High Beam Assist is operating, if the headlamp lever or switch is used, the function operates as follow:
  • If the headlamp lever is pulled towards you when the high beam is off, the high beam will turn on.
  • When you let go of the headlamp lever, High Beam Assist will turn on again.
  •  If the headlamp lever is pulled towards you when the high beam is on, the low beam will turn on and High Beam Assist will be canceled.
  •  If you push the light switch towards the instrument cluster, high beam is turned on and High Beam Assist is released.
  •  If the headlamp switch is placed from AUTO to another position (headlamp/position/off), High Beam Assist will turn off and the corresponding lamp will turn on.
  • When High Beam Assist is operating, high beam switches to low beam if any of the following conditions occur:
  • When the headlamp of an oncoming vehicle is detected.
  • When the tail lamp of a vehicle in front is detected.
  • When the headlamp or tail lamp of a motorcycle or a bicycle is detected.
  • When the surrounding ambient light is bright enough that high beams are not required.
  • When streetlights or other lights are detected.

NOTICE- (Kia Niro EV only)

Depending on the instrument cluster specifications or theme, images or colors may be displayed differently.

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