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Kia Sportage: Reverse Parking Distance Warning settings

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

Reverse Parking Distance Warning will help warn the driver if a person, an animal or an object is detected within a certain distance when the vehicle is moving in reverse.

Detecting sensor

Rear ultrasonic sensors
Rear ultrasonic sensors

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

Reverse Parking Distance Warning settings

Warning Volume

Warning Volume

Warning Volume

A: Driver Assistance

  1. Warning Volume
  2. High
  3. Medium
  4. Low

With the vehicle on, select Settings ? Driver Assistance ? Warning Volume from the User Settings menu or select Settings ? Vehicle ? Driver Assistance ? Warning Volume from infotainment system to change the Warning Volume to High, Medium, Low for Reverse Parking Distance Warning.

NOTICE

If you change the Warning Volume, the warning volume of other Driver Assistance systems may change.

Reverse Parking Distance Warning operation

Parking Safety button

Parking Safety button

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

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

Reverse Parking Distance Warning

Reverse Parking Distance Warning will operate under the following conditions.

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

Warning indication and warning sound

Warning indication and warning sound

  • The corresponding indicator will appear on the cluster or infotainment system 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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