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Kia Sportage: Brake Assistant System(BAS)

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2024) - Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Brake system / Brake Assistant System(BAS)

The Brake Assistant System provides additional pressure when the brake pedal is momentarily and strongly depressed in a situation sudden braking is required while driving.

The Brake Assistant System reduces the time for ABS(Anti-Lock Brake System) control to enter and consequently reduces the braking distance, by providing additional pressure up to the point of ABS intervention.

BAS operatio

  • When the vehicle speed is more than 30 km/h and the ABS control is not entered.
  • When the brake pedal is depressed strongly over a certain level.
  • When the friction of the road surface is above a certain level.

BAS operation off

  • The vehicle speed is below 10 km/h.
  • The brake pedal is depressed over a certain conditions.
  • The friction of the road surface is below a certain level.

WARNING

The system may not operate depending on driver's driving habit, the degree to which the brake pedal is depressed and the road surface condition.

NOTICE

Take the following precautions when using the Brake Assist System (BAS): This system is only a supplemental system and it is not intended to, nor does it replace the need for extreme care and attention of the driver. The sensing range and objects detectable by the sensors are limited. Pay attention to the road conditions at all times.

NEVER drive too fast in accordance with the road conditions or while cornering.

Always drive cautiously to prevent unexpected and sudden situations from occurring. BAS does not stop the vehicle completely and does not avoid collisions.

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