Kia Forte: Smart Cruise Control / Vehicle to vehicle distance setting

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Smart Cruise Control / Vehicle to vehicle distance setting

To set vehicle to vehicle distance:

This function allows you to program the vehicle to maintain a relative distance to the vehicle ahead without depressing the accelerator pedal or brake pedal.

The vehicle to vehicle distance will automatically activate when the smart cruise control system is on. Select the appropriate distance according to road conditions and vehicle speed.

Each time the button is pressed, the vehicle to vehicle distance changes as follows:

For example, if you drive at 90 km/h (56 mph), the distance maintained is as follows:

Distance 4 - approximately 52.5 m (172 ft)

Distance 3 - approximately 40 m (131 ft)

Distance 2 - approximately 32.5 m (107 ft)

Distance 1 - approximately 25 m (82ft)

✽ NOTICE

The distance is set to the last set distance when the system was used after starting the engine.

When the lane ahead is clear :

The vehicle speed will maintain the set speed.

WARNING - Following Distance

When there is a vehicle ahead of you in your lane :

CAUTION

If the vehicle ahead (vehicle speed: less than 30 km/h (20 mph) disappears to the next lane, the warning chime will sound and a message will appear. Adjust your vehicle speed for vehicles or objects that can suddenly appear in front of you by depressing the brake pedal according to the road and driving conditions ahead.

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