Kia Carnival Owners Manual

Blind spot detection system (BSD)
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Kia Carnival: Blind spot detection system (BSD). The Blind Spot Detection System (BSD) uses a radar sensor to alert the driver.

The Blind Spot Detection System (BSD) uses a radar sensor to alert the driver.

It senses the rear side territory of the vehicle and provides and indication to the driver.

(1) BSD (Blind Spot Detection)

The warning range depends on your vehicle speed. However, if your vehicle is about 10 km/h (6 mph) faster than the other vehicle, the system will not warn you.

(2) LCA (Lane Change Assist)

When a vehicle approaches you at high speed, the system will warn you.

(3) RCTA (Rear Cross Traffic Alert)

When your vehicle moves rearward, the sensor detects the approaching vehicle in the left and right side, the system will warn you.

Kia Carnival: Blind spot detection system (BSD). WARNING - BSD Limitations WARNING - BSD Limitations

  • The Blind Spot Detection System (BSD) is a supplemental system. Do not solely rely on the system but always pay attention to drive safely.
  • The Blind Spot Detection System may not detect every object alongside the vehicle and is not a substitute for proper and safe lane changing procedures. Always drive safely and use caution when changing lanes.


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