KIA Niro: Parking Distance Warning operation

Control switch

Control switch

Parking Safety button

Press the Parking Safety ( ) button to turn on Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning. Press the button again to turn off the function.

  • When the gear is shift to R (Reverse), Parking Distance Warning will automatically turn on (Parking Safety button indicator on).
  • When the gear is in R (Reverse), Parking Distance Warning does not turn off even if the Parking Safety button is pressed.

Forward Parking Distance Warning

Forward Parking Distance Warning will operate under the following conditions.

  • The gear is shifted from R (Reverse) to D (Drive) with Reverse Parking Distance Warning on
  • The gear is in D (Drive) and the Parking Safety ( ) button indicator light is on
  • Vehicle speed is below 10 km/h (6 mph).

(Kia Niro Hybrid only)

Forward Parking Distance Warning warns the driver when the vehicle is in D (Drive) (If Settings ? Driver Assistance ? Parking Safety ? Parking Distance Warning Auto On on the instrument cluster or Settings ? Vehicle ? Driver Assistance ? Parking Safety ? Parking Distance Warning Auto On on the infotainment system selected)

(Kia Niro EV only)

Forward Parking Distance Warning warns the driver when the vehicle is in D (Drive) (If Settings ? Vehicle ? Driver assistance ? Parking safety ? Auto PDW (Parking Distance Warning) on the infotainment system selected)

NOTICE

  • Forward Parking Distance Warning does not operate when the vehicle's forward speed is above 10 km/h (6 mph) even when the Parking Safety () button indicator is on. Forward Parking Distance Warning will operate again when the vehicle's forward speed decreases below 10 km/h (6 mph) while the Parking Safety ( ) button indicator is on.

(Kia Niro Hybrid only)

  • When the vehicle's forward speed is above 30 km/h (18 mph), the Forward Parking Distance Warning will turn off (Parking Safety button indicator off).

    Although you drive below 10 km/h (6 mph) again, Forward Parking Distance Warning will not automatically turn on (If Settings ? Driver Assistance ? Parking Safety ? Parking Distance Warning Auto On on the instrument cluster or Settings ? Vehicle ? Driver Assistance ? Parking Safety ? Parking Distance Warning Auto On on the infotainment system not selected).

(Kia Niro EV only)

  • When the vehicle's forward speed is above 30 km/h (18 mph), the Forward Parking Distance Warning will turn off (Parking Safety button indicator off).

    Although you drive below 10 km/h (6 mph) again, Forward Parking Distance Warning will not automatically turn on (If Settings ? Vehicle ? Driver assistance ? Parking safety ? Auto PDW (Parking Distance Warning) on the infotainment system not selected).

Warning indication and warning sound

Warning indication and warning sound

  • The corresponding indicator will appear whenever each ultrasonic sensor detects a person, animal or object in its sensing range. Also an audible warning will sound.
  • When more than two objects are detected at the same time, the closest one will be warned with an audible warning.
  • The shape of the indicator in the illustration may differ from the actual vehicle.

Reverse Parking Distance Warning

Reverse Parking Distance Warning will operate under the following conditions.

  • The gear is shifted to R (Reverse).
  • Vehicle speed is below 10 km/h (6 mph).

NOTICE

Parking Distance Warning detects and warns the driver of both rear and front corners, when the vehicle speed is below 10km/h (6mph).

Warning indication and warning sound

Warning indication and warning sound

  • The corresponding indicator will appear whenever each ultrasonic sensor detects a person, animal or object in its sensing range. Also an audible warning will sound.
  • When more than two objects are detected at the same time, the closest one will be warned with an audible warning.
  • The shape of the indicator in the illustration may differ from the actual vehicle.

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