KIA Niro: Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist operation

Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist will warn and control the vehicle depending on collision risk level: 'Collision warning', 'Emergency braking' and 'Stopping vehicle and ending brake control'.

Collision warning

Collision warning

Collision warning

Collision warning

A: Collision warning

To warn the driver of an approaching vehicle from the rear left/right side of your vehicle, the warning light on the outside rearview mirror will blink and a warning will appear on the cluster.

At the same time, an audible warning will sound and the steering wheel will vibrate (if equipped). If the Rear View Monitor is operating, a warning will also appear on the infotainment system screen.

Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist will operate when all the following conditions are satisfied:

  • The gear is shifted to R (Reverse)
  •  Vehicle speed is below 8 km/h (5 mph)
  • The approaching vehicle is within approximately 25 m (82 ft.) from the left and right side of your vehicle
  • The speed of the vehicle approaching from the left and right is above 5 km/h (3 mph)

NOTICE

  • If the operating conditions are satisfied, there will be a warning whenever the vehicle approaches from the left or right side even though your vehicle speed is 0 km/h (0 mph).
  • The images and colors in the cluster may differ depending on the cluster type or theme selected from the cluster.

Emergency braking

Emergency braking

Emergency braking

Emergency braking

A: Emergency Braking

  • To warn the driver of an approaching vehicle from the rear left/right side of your vehicle, the warning light on the outside rearview mirror will blink and a warning message will appear on the cluster. At the same time, an audible warning will sound and the steering wheel will vibrate (if equipped). A warning will also appear on the infotainment system screen.
  • Emergency braking will be assisted to help prevent collision with approaching vehicles from the left and right.
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist will operate when all the following conditions are satisfied:
  • The gear is shifted to R (Reverse)
  • Vehicle speed is below 8 km/h (5 mph)
  • The approaching vehicle is within approximately 1.5 m (5 ft.) from the left and right side of your vehicle
  •  The speed of the vehicle approaching from the left and right is above 5 km/h (3 mph)

WARNING

Brake control ends when the conditions of the approaching vehicle from the rear left or right side are as below:

  • The approaching vehicle is out of the detecting range
  • The approaching vehicle passes behind your vehicle
  • The approaching vehicle does not drive toward your vehicle
  • The approaching vehicle speed slows down
  • The driver depresses the brake pedal with sufficient power

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