Kia Forte: Forward Collision-avoidance Assist (FCA) / FCA warning message and system control

Kia Forte 2019-2020 (BD) Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Forward Collision-avoidance Assist (FCA) / FCA warning message and system control

The FCA system produces warning messages, warning alarms, and emergency braking based on the risk of a frontal collision, such as when a vehicle ahead suddenly brakes.

The driver can select the initial warning activation time in the User Settings in the LCD display. The options for the initial Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist include Early, Normal or Late initial warning time.

Collision Warning! (1st warning)

This warning message appears on the LCD display with a warning chime.

Additionally, the engine management system intervenes to help decelerate the vehicle.

- Your vehicle speed may decelerate moderately.
- The FCA system limitedly controls the brakes to preemptively mitigate impact from a collision.

Emergency braking! (2nd warning)

This warning message appears on the LCD display with a warning chime.

Additionally, the engine management system intervenes to help decelerate the vehicle.

- The FCA system limitedly controls the brakes to preemptively mitigate impact from a collision. The brake control is maximized just before a collision.

System setting and activation
System setting When the ignition switch is turned on, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) automatically gets activated. The system can be deactivated if the driver cancels the system f ...

Brake operation
In an emergency situation, the braking system enters in ready status for prompt reaction upon the driver depressing the brake pedal. The FCA system provides additional braking power f ...

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