Kia Soul: Limitations of the system / Vehicle recognition

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2024 Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Smart Cruise Control (SCC) system / Limitations of the system / Vehicle recognition

Kia Soul. Vehicle recognition

Some vehicles ahead in your lane cannot be recognized by the sensor as follows:

- Narrow vehicles such as motorcycles or bicycles
- Vehicles offset to one side
- Slow-moving vehicles or sudden-decelerating vehicles
- Stopped vehicles
- Vehicles with small rear profile such as trailers with no loads

A vehicle ahead cannot be recognized correctly by the sensor if any of following occurs:

- When the vehicle is pointing upwards due to overloading in the trunk(tailgate)
- While making turns by steering
- When driving to one side of the lane
- When driving on narrow lanes or on curves

Adjust your vehicle speed by depressing the brake pedal according to the road condition ahead and driving condition.

Kia Soul. Vehicle recognition

• When vehicles are at a standstill and the vehicle in front of you changes to the next lane, be careful when your vehicle starts to move because it may not recognize the stopped vehicle in front of you.

In this case, you must maintain a safe braking distance, and if necessary, depress the brake pedal to reduce your driving speed in order to maintain a safe distance.

Kia Soul. Vehicle recognition

• Always look out for pedestrians when your vehicle is maintaining a distance with the vehicle ahead.

Kia Soul. Vehicle recognition

• Always be cautious for vehicles with higher height or vehicles carrying loads that sticks out to the back of the vehicle.

WARNING

CAUTION

Smart Cruise Control system may not operate temporarily due to electrical interference.

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