KIA Niro: Remote Smart Parking Assist settings

Remote Smart Parking Assist uses vehicle sensors to help the driver park and exit parking spaces remotely from outside the vehicle by controlling the steering wheel, vehicle speed and gearshifts.

Remote Smart Parking Assist (RSPA)

  • Remote Operation function may be operated from outside the vehicle using the smart key.
  • When Remote Smart Parking Assist operates, Parking Distance Warning and Rear View Monitor will also operate.

    For more details, refer to "Forward/ Reverse Parking Distance Warning (PDW) (if equipped)"and "Rear View Monitor (RVM) (if equipped)"

Detecting sensor

Front ultrasonic sensors
Front ultrasonic sensors

Front side ultrasonic sensors
Front side ultrasonic sensors

Rear side ultrasonic sensors
Rear side ultrasonic sensors

Rear ultrasonic sensors
Rear ultrasonic sensors

Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensors.

CAUTION

  • Never disassemble the detecting sensor or sensor assembly, or cause any damage to it.
  • If the detecting sensors need repair, we recommend that you have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.
  • Remote Smart Parking Assist may malfunction if the vehicle bumper height or ultrasonic sensor installation has been modified or damaged. Any non-factory installed equipment or accessories may also interfere with the sensor performance.
  • When the ultrasonic sensor is frozen or stained with snow, dirt, or water, the sensor may be not operate until the stains are removed using a soft cloth.
  • Do not push, scratch or strike the ultrasonic sensor. Sensor damage could occur.
  • Do not spray the ultrasonic sensors or its surrounding area directly with a high pressure washer.

Remote Smart Parking Assist settings

Warning volume

Warning volume

A: Driver Assistance

  1. Warning Volume
  2. High
  3. Medium
  4. Low
  5. Off (If steering wheel vibration function is equipped)

With the vehicle on, touch Settings ? Vehicle ? Driver Assistance ? Warning Volume on the infotainment system to change the Warning volume to adjust the Warning volume levels; High, Medium, Low or Off.

CAUTION

When the trailer is connected, Remote Smart Parking Assist automatically turns off (if equipped). In this case, you cannot get help from Remote Smart Parking Assist. Always drive with care.

NOTICE

  • If the vehicle is restarted, Warning volume will maintain the last setting.
  • If Off is selected, the Warning volume of Remote Smart Parking Assist will not turn off, but the volume will sound as Low.
  • If Off is selected, steering wheel vibration (if equipped) will not turn off.
  • If you change the Warning volume, the Warning volume of other Driver Assistance systems may change.

Parking/View button, Parking Safety button
Parking/View button, Parking Safety button

Smart key
Smart key

Location/ Name/ Symbol/ Description

Inside vehicle

Parking/View button

  • Press and hold the Parking/View button to turn on Remote Smart Parking Assist. Also, Forward/Reverse Parking Distance warning will automatically turn on.

Parking Safety button

  • Press the Parking Safety button while Remote Smart Parking Assist is operating to end function operation.

Smart key

Remote Start button

  • Press the Remote Start button after the door is locked with the vehicle off to start the vehicle remotely.
  • Press the Remote Start button while Remote Operation function is operating to end function operation.

Forward button

  • When using the Remote Operation function, the vehicle moves in the direction of the button while the button is pressed.

Backward button

  • When using the Remote Operation function, the vehicle moves in the direction of the button while the button is pressed.

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