Hyundai i-30: Blind-spot collision warning (BCW) system / Limitations of the system

Hyundai i30 (PD) 2018-2021 Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Blind-spot collision warning (BCW) system / Limitations of the system

The driver must be cautious in the below situations, because the system may not detect other vehicles or objects in certain circumstances.

  • The vehicle drives on a curved road or through a tollgate.
  • The vehicle is turning left or right at a crossroads.
  • The sensor is polluted with rain, snow, mud, etc.
  • The rear bumper where the sensor is located is covered with a foreign object such as a bumper sticker, a bumper guard, a bike rack, etc.
  • The rear bumper is damaged, or the sensor is out of the original default position.
  • The vehicle height gets lower or higher due to heavy loading in the luggage compartment, abnormal tyre pressure, etc.
  • The vehicle drives in inclement weather such as heavy rain or snow.
  • There is a fixed object near the vehicle, such as a guardrail, person, animal, etc.
  • The vehicle is driven near areas containing metal substances such as a construction zone, railroad, etc.
  • A big vehicle is near such as a bus or truck.
  • A motorcycle or bicycle is near.
  • A flat trailer is near.
  • If the vehicle has started at the same time as the vehicle next to you and has accelerated.
  • When the other vehicle passes at a very fast speed.
  • Whilst changing lanes.
  • Whilst going down or up a steep road where the height of the lane is different.
  • When the other vehicle approaches very close.
  • When a trailer or carrier is installed.
  • When the temperature near the rear bumper area is high or low.
  • When the sensors are blocked by other vehicles, walls or parking-lot pillars.
  • When the detected vehicle also moves back, as your vehicle drives back.
  • If there are small objects in the detecting area such as a shopping cart or a baby stroller.
  • If there is a low height vehicle such as a sports car.
  • When other vehicles are close to your vehicle.
  • When the vehicle in the next lane moves two lanes away from you OR when the vehicle two lanes away moves to the next lane to you.
  • When driving through a narrow road with many trees or bushes.
  • When driving through a large area with few vehicles or structures around, such as a desert, rural area, etc.
  • When driving on wet surfaces.

The BCW indicator on the outer side view mirror may not illuminate properly when:

  • The outside rearview mirror housing is damaged.
  • The mirror is covered with dirt, snow, or debris.
  • The window is covered with dirt, snow, or debris.
  • The window is tinted.

Hyundai i30. Limitations of the system

• Driving on a curve

The BCW systems may not operate properly when driving on a curved road. In certain instances the system may not detect the vehicle in the next lane.

Always pay attention to road and driving conditions, whilst driving.

Hyundai i30. Limitations of the system

The BCW systems may not operate properly when driving on a curved road. In certain instances the system may recognise a vehicle in the same lane.

Always pay attention to road and driving conditions, whilst driving.

Hyundai i30. Limitations of the system

• Driving where the road is merging/ dividing

The BCW systems may not operate properly when driving where the road is merging/dividing. In certain instances the system may not detect the vehicle in the next lane.

Always pay attention to road and driving conditions, whilst driving.

Hyundai i30. Limitations of the system

• Driving on a slope

The BCW systems may not operate properly when driving on a slope. In certain instances the system may not detect the vehicle in the next lane. Also, in certain instances the system may wrongly recognise the ground or structures.

Always pay attention to road and driving conditions, whilst driving.

Hyundai i30. Limitations of the system

• Driving where the heights of the lanes are different

The BCW systems may not operate properly when driving where the heights of the lanes are different.

In certain instances, the system may not detect the vehicle on a road with different lane heights (underpass joining section, grade separated intersections, etc.).

Always pay attention to road and driving conditions, whilst driving.

Hyundai i30. Limitations of the system

[A] : noise barrier, [B] : guardrail

• Driving where there is a structure beside the road

The BCW systems may not operate properly when driving where there is structure beside the road.

In certain instances, the system may wrongly recognise the structures (noise barriers, guardrail, double guardrail, median strip, bollard, street light, road sign, tunnel wall, etc.) beside the road.

Always pay attention to road and driving conditions, whilst driving.

Hyundai i30. Limitations of the system

[A] : Structure

• Driving where there is a vehicle or structure near

The system may not operate properly when driving where there is a vehicle or structure near.

In certain instances, the system may not detect the vehicle approaching from behind and the warning or brake may not operate properly. Always pay attention to your surrounding whilst driving.

Hyundai i30. Limitations of the system

• When the vehicle is in a complex parking environment

The system may not operate properly when the vehicle is in a complex parking environment.

In certain instances, the system may not be able to exactly determine the risk of collision for the vehicles which are parking or pulling out near your vehicle (e.g. a vehicle escaping beside your vehicle, a vehicle parking or pulling out in the rear area, a vehicle approaching your vehicle making a turn, etc.).

In this case, the warning or brake may not operate properly.

Hyundai i30. Limitations of the system

[A] : Vehicle

• When the vehicle is parked diagonally

The system may not operate properly when the vehicle is parked diagonally.

In certain instances, when the diagonally parked vehicle is pulled out of the parking space, the system may not detect the vehicle approaching from the rear left/right of your vehicle. In this case, the warning or brake may not operate properly.

Always pay attention to your surrounding whilst driving.

Hyundai i30. Limitations of the system

• When the vehicle is on/near a slope

The system may not operate properly when the vehicle is on/near a slope.

In certain instances, the system may not detect the vehicle approaching from the rear left/right and the warning or brake may not operate properly.

Always pay attention to your surrounding whilst driving.

Hyundai i30. Limitations of the system

[A] : Structure, [B] :Wall

• Pulling into the parking space where there is a structure

The system may not operate properly when pulling in the vehicle to the parking space where there is a structure at the back or side of your vehicle.

In certain instances, when backing into the parking space, the system may not detect the vehicle moving in front of your vehicle. In this case, the warning or brake may not operate properly.

Always pay attention to the parking space whilst driving.

Hyundai i30. Limitations of the system

• When the vehicle is parked rearward

If the vehicle is parked rearward and the sensor detects the another vehicle in the rear area of the parking space, the system can warn or control braking. Always pay attention to the parking space whilst driving.

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