Kia Sportage: Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (Sensor Fusion)

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2023) - Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (Sensor Fusion)

Basic function

Basic function

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist is designed to help detect and monitor the vehicle ahead or help detect a pedestrian or cyclist in the roadway and warn the driver that a collision is imminent with a warning message and an audible warning, apply emergency braking.

Junction Turning function

Junction Turning function

Junction Turning function will help avoid a collision with an oncoming vehicle in an adjacent lane when turning left at a crossroad with the turn signal on by applying emergency braking.

Detecting sensor

Front view camera
Front view camera

Front radar
Front radar

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


  • Never disassemble the detecting sensor or sensor assembly, or apply any impact on it.
  • If the detecting sensors have been replaced or repaired, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.
  • Never install any accessories or stickers on the front windshield, or tint the front windshield.
  • Pay extreme caution to keep the front view camera dry.
  • Never place any reflective objects (i.e. white paper, mirror) over the dashboard.
  • Do not apply license plate frame or objects, such as a bumper sticker, film or a bumper guard, near the front radar cover.
  • Always keep the front radar and cover clean and free of dirt and debris.

    Use only a soft cloth to wash the vehicle.

    Do not spray pressurized water directly on the sensor or sensor cover.

  • If unnecessary force has been applied to the radar or around the radar, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist may not properly operate even though a warning message does not appear on the cluster. Have the vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.
  • Use only genuine parts to repair or replace a damaged front radar cover.

    Do not apply paint to the front radar cover.


 Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist settings

Setting features Forward Safety Driver Assistance Forward Safety Active Assist Warning Only Off With the vehicle on, select Settings? Driver Assistance ? Forward Safety from the User Settings menu or select Settings ? V

 Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist operation

Basic function The basic function for Forward Collision- Avoidance Assist is warned and controlled by the following level. Collision Warning Emergency Braking Stopping vehicle and ending brake control Collision Warning Collisi

 Emergency Braking

Emergency Braking The warning message, and an audible warning will warn the driver that emergency braking will be assisted. The brake assist will be activated and it helps avoiding collision of a vehicle. Emergency Braking will be acti


 Photo Sensor | Ambient Sensor

Description and Operation Description 1. The photo sensor is located at the right of defrost nozzle. 2. The photo sensor contains a photovoltaic (sensitive to sunlight) diode. The solar radiation received by its light receiving portion, generates

 Surround View Monitor operation

Parking/View button Press the Parking/View button (1) to turn on or off Surround View Monitor. Front view Front view function is displayed on the screen when the gear is in N (Neutral) or D (Drive) to assist in parking. The front view ha