Kia Sportage: Blind-Spot View Monitor (BVM)

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2023) - Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Blind-Spot View Monitor (BVM)

Blind-Spot View Monitor settings

Blind-Spot View Monitor (BVM) (if equipped)

Left side
Left side

Right side
Right side

Blind-Spot View Monitor displays the rear blind spot area of the vehicle in the cluster when the turn signal is turned on to help safely change lanes.

Detecting sensor

SVM-side view camera
SVM-side view camera

(camera located at bottom of the mirror) Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensors.

Blind-Spot View Monitor settings

Blind-Spot View

With the vehicle on, select Driver Assistance ? Blind-Spot Safety ? Blind- Spot View from the Settings menu to turn on Blind-Spot View Monitor and deselect to turn off the function.

Blind-Spot View Monitor operation

Turn signal switch

Turn signal switch

Blind-Spot View Monitor will turn on and off when the turn signal is turned on and off.

Blind-Spot View Monitor

Operating conditions

  • When the left or right turn signal turns on, the image on the instrument cluster will turn on.

Off conditions

Blind-Spot View Monitor will turn off when one of the following conditions are satisfied:

  • When the turn signal is turned off.
  • When the hazard warning flasher is on.
  • When other important warning is displayed on the instrument cluster.

Blind-Spot View Monitor malfunction

When Blind-Spot View Monitor is not working properly, or the cluster display flickers, or the camera image does not display normally, have Blind-Spot View Monitor inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.


The image shown on the cluster may differ from the actual distance of the object. Make sure to directly check the vehicle's surroundings for safety.

If the camera lens is covered with foreign material, Blind-Spot View Monitor may not operate normally.

Always keep the camera lens clean.

However, do not use chemical solvents such as strong detergents containing high alkaline or volatile organic solvents (gasoline, acetone etc.). This may damage the camera lens.


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