KIA Niro: Smart Cruise Control (SCC)

Smart Cruise Control is designed to help detect the vehicle ahead and help maintain the desired speed and minimum distance between the vehicle ahead.

(Kia Niro EV only)

Overtake acceleration assist function

If the driver attempts to overtake, the vehicle will accelerate to assist overtaking.

Based on driving style (if equipped)

When Smart Cruise Control is operating, the vehicle applies the driver's driving style.

Detecting sensor

Front view camera
Front view camera

Front radar
Front radar

(Kia Niro EV only)

Front corner radar (if equipped)
Front corner radar (if equipped)

The front view camera and front radar, and front corner radars (if equipped) are used as a detecting sensor to detect front vehicles.

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


Always keep the front view camera and front radar in good condition to maintain optimal performance of Smart Cruise Control.

For more details on the precautions of the front view camera and front radar, refer to "Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (Sensor Fusion) (if equipped)"


 Smart Cruise Control settings

Smart Cruise Control With the vehicle on, touch Settings ? Driver Assistance ? Driving Convenience ? Smart Cruise Control on the instrument cluster or Settings ? Vehicle ? Driver Assistance ? Driving Convenience ? Smart Cruise Control

 Smart Cruise Control operation

Operating conditions for basic function Basic function Smart Cruise Control operates when the following conditions are satisfied. The gear is in D (Drive) Your vehicle speed is within the operating speed range 10~200 km/h (5~120 mph

 Decreasing set speed

Push the (-) switch down and release it immediately. The set speed will decrease by 1 km/h (1 mph) each time the switch is operated in this manner. Push the (-) switch down and hold it. The set speed will decrease by 10 km/ h (5 m


 Care of seat belts

Seat belt systems should never be disassembled or modified. In addition, care should be taken to ensure that seat belts and belt hardware are not damaged by seat hinges, doors, or other abuse. WARNING When you return the rear seatback to i

 Basic Inspection Procedure

Measuring Condition of Electronic Parts' Resistance The measured resistance at high temperature after vehicle running may be high or low. So all resistance must be measured at ambient temperature (20ºC, 68ºF), unless stated otherwise. Warn