What is Kia Niro DriveWise Technology and How Does it Work?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Niro Hybrid, Safety, Technology on Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 10:20 pm
Diagram of 2017 Kia Niro Smart Cruise Control DriveWise Technology

2017 Kia Niro DriveWise Technology and Safety Features

Do you struggle to parallel park? Are you worried about another driver sneaking into your blind spot? Put those concerns behind you with Kia DriveWise driver-assistive technology. Armed with a suite of driver-assistance and safety features, models like the all-new 2017 Kia Niro hybrid are attractive options for safety-conscious drivers. Learn more about the 2017 Kia Niro DriveWise technology and safety features at Moritz Kia.

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What Are the Kia Niro DriveWise Systems?

Kia DriveWise technology is available for select Kia Niro trims and includes — Autonomous Emergency Braking, a Front and Rear Parking Assist System, a Blind Spot Detection System with Lane Change Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, a Forward Collision Warning System, a Lane Departure Warning System and Smart Cruise Control. Learn more about each element of Kia DriveWise below.

Autonomous Emergency Braking – With a suite of sensors located at the front of your Kia Niro, Autonomous Emergency Braking will anticipate a frontal collision and automatically apply the brakes to keep you and your family safe.
Smart Cruise Control – Armed with a next-generation radar system, Smart Cruise Control tracks the vehicle in front of you and adapts to traffic by automatically braking or accelerating to maintain a safe following distance.
Forward Collision Warning System – The Forward Collision Warning System of the Kia Niro features front-mounted radar systems to detect a potential collision to the front of the vehicle. When a potential collision is detected, the system will alert the driver via a series of visual and audible alarms.
Diagram of 2017 Kia Niro Front and Rear Parking Assist System
Lane Departure Warning System – Stay on track when you get behind the wheel of the Kia Niro with a Lane Departure Warning System that utilizes a series of cameras to monitor lane markings and provides an instant alert when you drift into another lane.
Diagram of 2017 Kia Niro Forward Collision Warning System
Front and Rear Parking Assist System – If you struggle to parallel park, the available Front and Rear Parking Assist System is an impressive asset. An array of sonar sensors detect obstacles and provide alerts when you get too close.
Rear Cross Traffic Alert – Sensors located in the corners of your rear bumper scan for moving vehicles when you shift into reverse and will provide audio and visual warnings when the Rear Cross Traffic Alert system detects a vehicle that will intersect your path.
Blind Spot Detection System – An advanced and innovative system, the Blind Spot Detection System features a series of cameras that detect any traffic that moves into your blind spot. When a vehicle moves into your blind spot, this safety feature will provide audio and visual warnings.

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Are you looking for next-generation safety features that will help keep you and your family safe? With 2017 Kia Niro DriveWise technology and safety features in your arsenal, you will find few models better equipped than the all-new Kia Niro. Visit the Moritz Kia inventory today to find the Kia model that best fits your lifestyle and budget in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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