Kia Soul: Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) system (Camera type) / FCA warning message and system control

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2022 Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) system (Camera type) / FCA warning message and system control

FCA produces warning messages and warning alarms in accordance with the collision risk levels of followings like vehicle’s sudden braking in front or lack of vehicle to vehicle distance. Also, it controls the brakes in accordance with the collision risk levels.

Collision Warning (1st warning)

Kia Soul. FCA warning message and system control

The warning message appears on the LCD display with the warning chime. Additionally, some vehicle system intervention occurs by the engine management system to help decelerate the vehicle.

• The Vehicle may slow down slightly

- It will operate if the vehicle speed is greater than 10 km/h and less than or equal to 160 km/h on a forward vehicle. (Depending on the condition of the vehicle ahead and the environment surrounding it, the possible maximum operating speed may be reduced.)
- If you select "Warning only", the FCA system activates and produces only warning alarms in accordance with the collision risk levels. You should control the brake directly because FCA system do not control the brake.

Emergency braking (2nd warning)

Kia Soul. FCA warning message and system control

The warning message appears on the LCD display with the warning chime. Additionally, some vehicle system intervention occurs by the engine management system to help decelerate the vehicle.

The brake control is maximized just before a collision, reducing impact when it strikes a forward vehicle.

• The Vehicle may slow down slightly

- It will operate if the vehicle speed is greater than 10 km/h and less than or equal to 70 km/h on a forward vehicle. (Depending on the condition of the vehicle ahead and the environment surrounding it, the possible maximum operating speed may be reduced.)

- If you select "Warning only", FCA system activates and produces only warning alarms in accordance with the collision risk levels. You should control the brake directly because FCA system do not control the brake.

System setting and activation
System setting The driver can activate FCA by placing the ignition switch to the ON position and by selecting: "User Settings Driver assistance Forward safety" - If you select "Active assist", ...

Brake operation
In an urgent situation, the braking system enters into the ready status for prompt reaction to assist the driver in depressing the brake pedal. FCA provides additional braking power for optimum braking ...

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