KIA Niro: Safe Exit Assist operation

Safe Exit Assist warns the following actions.

  • Collision warning when exiting vehicle
  • Safe Exit Assist linked with Electronic child safety lock

Collision warning when exiting vehicle

Collision warning when exiting vehicle

Collision warning when exiting vehicle

A: Watch for traffic

The warning light on the side view mirror will blink and the warning message will appear on the cluster, and an audible warning will sound.

  • Collision warning when exiting vehicle will warn under the following circumstances:
  • Your driving speed: below 3 km/h (2 mph)
  • The speed of the approaching vehicle from the rear: above 6 km/h (4 mph)

Safe Exit Assist linked with Electronic child safety lock

Safe Exit Assist linked with Electronic child safety lock

A: Check surroundings then try again

The warning light on the outside rear view mirror will blink and the warning message will appear on the cluster.

  • Safe Exit Assist linked with Electronic child safety lock will operate in the following conditions:
  • Your driving speed: below 3 km/h (2 mph)
  • The speed of the approaching vehicle from the rear: above 6 km/h (4 mph)

NOTICE

For more details on electric child safety lock button, refer to "Electronic child safety lock system (if equipped)"

WARNING

  • If the driver presses the electronic child safety lock button again within 10 seconds after the warning message appears, Safe Exit Assist judges that the driver has unlocked the doors acknowledging the rear status. The electronic child safety lock will turn off (button indicator OFF) and the rear doors will unlock. Always check the surroundings before turning off the electronic child safety lock button.

NOTICE

If a rear door is opened from the outside, it will open regardless of Safe Exit Assist operation.

WARNING

  • For your safety, change the Settings after parking the vehicle at a safe location.
  • If any other function's warning message is displayed or audible warning is generated, Safe Exit Assist warning message may not be displayed and audible warning may not be generated.
  • You may not hear the warning sound of Safe Exit Assist if the surrounding is noisy.
  • Safe Exit Assist does not operate in all situations or cannot prevent all collisions.
  • Safe Exit Assist may warn the driver late or may not warn the driver depending on the road and driving conditions. Always check vehicle surroundings.
  • The driver and passengers are responsible for accidents that occurs while exiting the vehicle. Always check the surroundings before you exit the vehicle.
  • Never deliberately operate Safe Exit Assist. Doing so may lead to serious injury or death.

NOTICE

  • After the vehicle is turned off, Safe Exit Assist operates approximately for 3 minutes, but turns off immediately if the doors are locked.
  • The images and colors in the instrument cluster may differ depending on the cluster type or theme selected from the settings menu.

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