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Kia Sportage: Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning operation

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2024) - Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning (PDW) / Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning operation

Parking Safety button

Parking Safety button

Press the Parking Safety ( ) button to turn on or off Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning.

  • When Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning is off (button indicator light off), if you shift the gear to R (Reverse), Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning will automatically turn on.
  • If you shift the gear to R (Reverse), Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning will not turn off even if you press the Parking Safety ( ) button for your safety.

Forward Parking Distance Warning

Forward Parking Distance Warning will operate when one of the following conditions are satisfied:

  • The gear is shifted from R (Reverse) to D (Drive)
  • The gear is in D (Drive) and the Parking Safety ( ) button indicator light is on
  • Parking Distance Warning Auto On is selected from the Settings menu and the gear is in D (Drive)
  • The function warns the driver when Settings ? Vehicle ? Driver Assistance ? Parking Safety ? Parking Distance Warning Auto On is selected from the infotainment system, and the gear is in D (Drive)
  • Vehicle speed is below 6 mph (10 km/ h)

NOTICE

  • Forward Parking Distance Warning does not operate when the vehicle's forward speed is above 6 mph (10 km/h) even when the function is on (Parking Safety button indicator is on).

    Forward Parking Distance Warning will operate again when the vehicle's forward speed decreases below 6 mph (10 km/h).

  • When the vehicle's forward speed is above 18 mph (30 km/h), the Forward Parking Distance Warning will turn off (Parking Safety button indicator off).

    Although you drive below 6 mph (10 km/h) again, Forward Parking Distance Warning will not automatically turn on. ('Settings ? Driver Assistance ?Parking Safety ? Parking Distance Warning Auto On from User Settings menu or select Settings ? Vehicle ? Driver Assistance ? Parking Safety ? Parking Distance Warning Auto On from the infotainment system)

Warning indication and warning sound

Warning indication and warning sound

  • The corresponding indicator will appear on the cluster or infotainment system screen whenever each ultrasonic sensor detects a person, animal or object in its sensing range. Also an audible warning will sound.
  • When more than two objects are detected at the same time, the closest one will be warned with an audible warning.
  • Distance from object may be detected differently when obstacles are not located in front of the sensor.
  • The shape of the indicator in the illustration may differ from the actual vehicle.

Reverse Parking Distance Warning

Reverse Parking Distance Warning will operate when one of the following conditions are satisfied:

  • The gear is shifted to R (Reverse).
  • The vehicle's rearward speed is below 6 mph (10 km/h).

NOTICE

When the vehicle's rearward speed is below 6 mph (10 km/h), both the front and rear ultrasonic sensors will detect objects. However, the front ultrasonic sensors can detect a person, animal or object when it is within 24 inches (60 cm) from the sensors.

Warning indication and warning sound

Warning indication and warning sound

  • The corresponding indicator will appear on the cluster or infotainment system screen whenever each ultrasonic sensor detects a person, animal or object in its sensing range. Also an audible warning will sound.
  • When more than two objects are detected at the same time, the closest one will be warned with an audible warning.
  • Distance from object may be detected differently when obstacles are not located in front of the sensor.
  • The shape of the indicator in the illustration may differ from the actual vehicle.

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