Kia Stinger: Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) system / Driver’s attention

Kia Stinger CK 2018-2024 Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) system / Driver’s attention

The driver must be cautious in the following situations because the system is limited when recognition of the lane marker is poor or limited:

When lane and road condition is poor

- It is difficult to distinguish the lane marker from road when the lane marker is covered with dust or sand.
- It is difficult to distinguish the color of the lane marker from road.
- There is something that looks like a lane marker.
- The lane marker is indistinct or damaged.
- The number of lanes increases/ decreases or the lane lines are crossing (Driving through a toll plaza/toll gate, merged/divided lane).
- There are more than two lane markers.
- The lane marker is very thick or thin.
- The lane marker is not visible due to snow, rain, stain, a puddle or other factors.
- A shadow is on the lane marker because of a median strip, guardrail, noise barriers or other objects.
- When the lane markers are complicated or a structure substitutes for the lines such as a construction area.
- There are crosswalk signs or other symbols on the road.
- The lane suddenly disappears such as at the intersection.
- The lane marker in a tunnel is covered with dirt or oil and etc.

When external condition is intervened

- The brightness of outside changes suddenly when entering/exiting a tunnel or passing under a bridge.
- The headlamps are not on at night or in a tunnel, or light level is low.
- There is a boundary structure in the roadway.
- The light reflects from water on the road.
- When light shines brightly from behind the vehicle.
- The distance from the vehicle ahead is very short or the vehicle ahead covers up the lane line.
- You drive on a steep grade or a sharp curve.
- The vehicle vibrates heavily.
- The temperature near inside mirror is very high due to direct sun light and etc.

When front visibility is poor

- The lens or windshield is covered by foreign materials.
- The sensor cannot detect the lane because of fog, heavy rain or snow.
- The windshield is fogged by humid air in the vehicle.
- There is an object on the dashboard that interferes with the camera.


The Lane Keeping Assist system is a system to help prevent the driver from leaving the lane. However, the driver should not solely rely on the system but always take the necessary actions for safe driving practices.

LKA system operation
To activate/deactivate the LKA system: With the ignition switch in the ON position, press the LKA system button located on the instrument panel on the lower left hand side of the driver. The ind ...

LKA system malfunction
If there is a problem with the system a message will appear. If the problem continues the LKA system fail indicator will illuminate. LKA system fail indicator The LKA system fail indicator (yell ...

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