KIA Niro: Safe Exit Assist (SEA)

Safe Exit Assist (SEA)

After the vehicle stops, when an approaching vehicle from the rear area is detected after a passenger opens the door, Safe Exit Assist will warn the driver with a warning message and an audible warning to help prevent a collision.

Safe Exit Assist (SEA)

When the electronic child safety lock button is in the LOCK position and an approaching vehicle from the rear area is detected, the electronic child safety lock ( ) button will not unlock even if the driver presses the button to prevent the rear doors from opening.


Warning timing may vary depending on the speed of the approaching vehicle.

Detecting sensor

Rear corner radar
Rear corner radar

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


For more details on the precautions of the rear corner radars, refer to "Blind- Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA) (if equipped)"


 Safe Exit Assist settings

Exit Safety Kia NIRO Hybrid Kia Niro EV A: Driver Assistance Driving Safety  Exit Safety With the vehicle on, touch Settings ? Driver Assistance ? Warning Volume on the instrument cluster or Settings ? Vehicle ? Driver A

 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 A: Watch for traffic The warning light on the

 Safe Exit Assist malfunction and limitations

Safe Exit Assist malfunction A: Check blind-spot safety systems When Safe Exit Assist is not working properly, the warning message will appear on the cluster for several seconds, and the master ( ) warning light will appear on the cluster.


 Parking Distance Warning operation

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 Wa

 Replacing the front wiper blade (Kia Niro EV)

Operation Turn off the vehicle. Move the wiper switch to the single wiping (MIST/1x) position within 20 seconds. Hold the wiper switch for more than 2 seconds. Raise the wiper arm. Lift the wiper blade clip up (1). Pull down t