The system ensures optimal parking of the vehicle so that it does not protrude into traffic or too far onto the sidewalk. Some procedures will require setting up a target to see if the sensors detect the target. It only works from speeds above 40 mph and is primarily designed for motorway driving. Side Assist Plus with Rear Traffic Alert The brand new Side Assist Plus feature comes with rear traffic alert. How can I get Blind Spot Monitor in my new Volkswagen? The Blind Spot Monitor improves the all-around view of the driver in all traffic situations. That way, you can experience the convenience of the Blind Spot Monitor and its easy-use design for yourself! The automatic partial braking to full braking offers optimal braking assistance in situations in which the safety distance is critical or threatens to become so.
The system is designed to only identify adjacent vehicles, and will not alert you regarding oncoming vehicles or any stationary objects. If the driver does not react, the system first jolts the brakes; if the driver still does not react, the system automatically reduces the speed. The Rear Traffic Alert can ideally avoid an impending collision independently of the actions of the driver or at least minimize the severity of this. The City Emergency Braking System helps the driver in typical city traffic situations with a speed of up to 20 mph to avoid rear-end collisions or at least to reduce the severity. When overtaking, the Blind Spot Monitor does not only identify other vehicles, it also takes into account the difference in speed of these. But what about your blind spot? The Pedestrian Monitoring also reacts in the same way — in the system options — if there is the danger of an accident involving a pedestrian. The blind spot monitor checks the area behind and to each side of the vehicle, commonly known as the blind spots, and alerts you when other vehicles enter these zones.
If your vehicle is equipped with lane assist, and the blind spot monitor senses that a vehicle is in the zone as you begin to make a lane change, the system to will attempt to make a steering correction. Ask your dealer about availability of options and verify that the vehicle you ordered includes the equipment you ordered. The camera with wide-angle lens provides images of the entire area behind the vehicle, including the bumper, and transfers this to the display or touchscreen. Specifications, equipment, options and prices are subject to change without notice. Programming will be required on many blind spot sensors, followed by an aiming procedure.
The Rear Traffic Alert monitors the cross traffic when backing out of a space before the driver can see this thereby reducing the risk of an accident in complicated traffic situations. To simplify backing up, the system superimposes yellow lines for orientation on the image with which the driver can identify the path the vehicle will take with the current steering wheel setting or when they should turn the steering wheel. See owner's literature or dealer for warranty exclusions and limitation. The system is designed to alert you only when necessary: stationary objects or oncoming vehicles do not trigger warnings. In the first stage speed above 20 mph the system warns the driver using acoustic and visual signals of vehicles suddenly braking or traveling slowly ahead and the risk of collision associated with this. However the blind spot monitoring does not make a sound. The system is automatically activated when the vehicle is put into reverse and is manually activated using the Park Assist button.
The Blind Spot Monitor functions with radar sensors in the rear bumper of the vehicle. Automatic backing out of a parking space with multiple moves is possible for parallel parking spaces that are 1. Can you stop by and we can walk you through disabling the braking feature while still using the camera and monitor? If the system identifies a potential danger situation with a pedestrian, the driver is given a visual and acoustic warning. Ideally, it does not lead to a collision; if it does, the system is at least able to significantly reduce the impact speed. Hi Bill, Our service department says that there is no need to turn off the backup camera, you can still use it when backing up with a mounted bike rack or towing a trailer. It only chooses parking spaces that are at least 2.
Limitation 1: When backing up, the Rear Traffic Alert can only trigger the emergency braking function at speeds between 0. Too bad I wanted to go back to a nice German auto but can not sacrifice safety. Blind Spot Monitor is available on select Volkswagen models, including the 2017 , , , , , and and more. But what exactly does it do? In parallel, the system prepares the vehicle for emergency braking by applying the brake pads to the brake discs and increasing the sensitivity of the hydraulic braking assistant. A sensor integrated into the front emblem of the Atlas monitors the distance to vehicles ahead.
If another vehicle is approaching quickly from behind, a light will come on in the mirror on that side of your Passat. The job of each sensor is to detect whether or not there is a vehicle there. Had there been a sound, the wreck would not have occurred. If a vehicle is coming up fast, i. Tires are supplied and warranted by their manufacturer. So, you'll still want to be careful when changing lanes, but Side Assist gives you valuable extra help to make every long journey a little more comfortable.
This control center triggers braking to approximately 6 mph while preventing the vehicle from skidding. An acoustic and visual signal are provided when the system has completed the parking maneuver. You can also turn it off or on in the infotainment system by selecting the car button. The Rear Traffic Alert is the early warning system when backing out of a parking space: Even before the driver can register the cross traffic, the system monitors this using radar sensors and warns the driver, if required, of an impending collision. What is Blind Spot Monitor? Aptly named, the Blind Spot Monitor does just that: monitors your blind spot.
On the inside, thoughtful amenities abound. Blind Spot Monitor The sensors on the available Blind Spot Monitor are able to help sense what you might miss. Therefore, technicians also need to be aware when driver assistance systems exist and have the knowledge to properly repair the system. Video Transcription Increasing heavy traffic on urban and suburban roadways can make driving a challenge. To top it all off, the engineers at Volkswagen have loaded the Atlas with advanced Driver Assistance technology coupled with a spacious new design to go along with its many great features. A six years, 72,000 miles, whichever occurs first, New Vehicle Limited Warranty. If this is the case, the Rear Traffic Alert warns the driver with an acoustic signal and also a text notification on the display or touchscreen.