Kia Sportage: Surround View Monitor malfunction and limitations

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2023) - Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Surround View Monitor (SVM) / Surround View Monitor malfunction and limitations

Surround View Monitor malfunction

When Surround View Monitor is not working properly, or the screen flickers, or the camera image does not display normally, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.

Limitations of Surround View Monitor

The screen may be displayed abnormally, and an icon will appear at the top left side of the screen under the following circumstances:

  • The liftgate is opened.
  • The driver or front passenger door is opened.
  • The outside rear view mirror is folded.


  • ALWAYS look around your vehicle to make sure there are no objects or obstacles before moving the vehicle.

    What you see on the screen may differ from the actual vehicle's location.

  • The image shown on the screen may differ from the actual distance of the object. Make sure to directly check the vehicle's surroundings for safety.
  • Surround View Monitor is designed to be used on a flat surface. Therefore, if used on roads with different heights such as curbs and speed bumps, the image in the screen my not look correct.
  • If the camera lens is covered with foreign material, the Surround View Monitor may not operate normally.

    Always keep the camera lens clean.

    However, do not use chemical solvents such as strong detergents containing high alkaline or volatile organic solvents (gasoline, acetone etc.). This may damage the camera lens.


  • When Rear View while Driving is on, it stays on while driving regardless of vehicle speed.
  • When Rear View while Driving is on while Reversing, the screen changes to the rear view.


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