Kia Sportage: Safe Exit Warning settings

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2023) - Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Safe Exit Warning (SEW) / Safe Exit Warning settings

Safe Exit Warning (SEW)

After the vehicle stops, when an approaching vehicle from the rear area is detected as soon as a passenger opens a door, Safe Exit Warning will warn the driver with a warning message and an audible warning to help prevent a collision.


Warning Timing may vary depending on the speed of the approaching vehicle.

Detecting sensor

Rear corner radar
Rear corner radar

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


For more details on the precautions of the rear corner radars, refer to "Blind- Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA) (if equipped)"

Safe Exit Warning settings

Setting features

Safe Exit Warning

Safe Exit Warning

Safe Exit Warning

  1. Driver Assistance
  1. Blind-Spot Safety
  2. Safe Exit Warning

With the vehicle on, select Settings? Driver Assistance ? Blind-Spot Safety ? Safe Exit Warning from the User Settings menu or select Settings? Vehicle ? Driver Assistance ? Blind-Spot Safety? Safe Exit Warningfrom the infotainment system to turn on Safe Exit Warning and deselect to turn off the function.


The driver should always be aware of unexpected and sudden situations from occurring. If Safe Exit Warning is deselected, Safe Exit Warning cannot warn you.


If the vehicle is restarted, Safe Exit Warning will maintain the last setting.

Warning Volume

Warning Volume

Warning Volume

  1. 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 Volumefrom the infotainment system to change the warning volume to High, Medium, or Low for Safe Exit Warning.

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


The setting of the Warning Volume applies to all functions of Safe Exit Warning.


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