KIA Niro: Reverse Parking Distance Warning settings

Reverse Parking Distance Warning (PDW) (if equipped)

Reverse Parking Distance Warning will help warn the driver if a person, an animal or an object is detected within a certain distance when the vehicle is moving in reverse.

Detecting sensor

Rear ultrasonic sensors
Rear ultrasonic sensors

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

Reverse Parking Distance Warning settings

Warning volume

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 ? Driver Assistance ? Warning Volume on the instrument cluster or 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.


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


  • If the vehicle is restarted, Warning volume will maintain the last setting.
  • If Off is selected, the Warning volume of Reverse Parking Distance Warning 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.


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