Kia Optima: FCA warning message and system control / Collision Warning (1st warning)

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2023 Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Forward Collision-avoidance Assist (FCA) system / FCA warning message and system control / Collision Warning (1st warning)

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

- Your vehicle speed may decelerate moderately.
- The FCA system limitedly controls the brakes to preemptively mitigate impact in a collision.
- It will operate if the vehicle speed is greater than 8 km/h (5 mph) and less than or equal to 60 km/h (38 mph) 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.)

Emergency braking (2nd warning)

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

- The FCA system limitedly controls the brakes to preemptively mitigate impact in a collision. The brake control is maximized just before a collision.
- It will operate if the vehicle speed is greater than 8 km/h (5 mph) and less than or equal to 60 km/h (38 mph) 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.)

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

Brake operation
In an urgent situation, the FCA system applies the brakes. The FCA provides additional braking power for optimum braking performance, when the driver depresses the brake pedal. The braking c ...

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