Hyundai Santa Fe: Parking Safety / Remote Smart Parking Assist (RSPA)

Hyundai Santa Fe (TM) 2019-2024 Owner's Manual / Driver assistance system / Parking Safety / Remote Smart Parking Assist (RSPA)

Remote Smart Parking Assist uses vehicle sensors to help the driver park and exit parking spaces remotely from outside the vehicle by controlling the steering wheel, vehicle speed and gearshifts.

  • Remote Forward/Backward function helps the driver move the vehicle forward or in reverse from outside the vehicle using the smart key.
  • When Remote Smart Parking Assist operates, Surround View Monitor and Parking Distance Warning will also operate. For more details, refer to “Surround View Monitor (SVM) and “Parking Distance Warning (PDW)” sections in chapter 7.

Detecting sensor

[1] : Front ultrasonic sensors, [2] : Front side ultrasonic sensors, [3] : Rear side ultrasonic sensors, [4] : Rear ultrasonic sensors

Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensors.


Take the following precautions to maintain optimal performance of the detecting sensors:

  • Never disassemble the detecting sensor or sensor assembly, or apply any impact on it.
  • If the detecting sensor have been replaced or repaired, we recommend that you have your vehicle inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.
  • Remote Smart Parking Assist may malfunction if the vehicle bumper height or ultrasonic sensor installation has been modified or damaged. Any non-factory installed equipment or accessories may also interfere with the sensor performance.
  • When the ultrasonic sensor is frozen or stained with snow, dirt, or water, the sensor may be not operate until the stains are removed using a soft cloth.
  • Do not push, scratch or strike the ultrasonic sensor. Sensor damage could occur.
  • Do not spray the ultrasonic sensors or its surrounding area directly with a high pressure washer.

    Limitations of the system

    Reverse Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist may not assist braking or warn the driver even if there are pedestrians or objects under the following circumstances: Any non-factory equipment or accessory is installed Your vehicle is unstable due to an accident or other causes Bumper height or rear ultrasonic sensor installation has been modified Rear view camera or rear ultrasonic sensor(s) is damaged Rear view camera or the rear ultrasonic sensor(s) is stained with foreign material, such as snow, dirt, etc...

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    Settings functions for the system Warning Volume With the engine on, select ‘Driver Assistance → Warning Volume’ from the Settings menu to change the Warning Volume to ‘High’, ‘Medium’ or ‘Low’ for Remote Smart Parking Assist...

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    Instrument panel overview

    1. Instrument cluster
    2. Driver’s front air bag
    3. Engine Start/Stop button
    4. Infotainment system
    5. Hazard warning lamp switch
    6. Climate control system
    7. Shift button
    8. ISG (Idle Stop and Go) button
    9. Auto Hold button
    10. Heated steering wheel button
    11. Drive mode button
    12. DBC (Downhill Brake Control) button
    13. Parking Safety button
    14. Parking/View button
    15. Air ventilation seat button
    16. Seat warmer
    17. Passenger’s front air bag
    18. Glove box
    19. Wireless charging system pad
    20. Cup holder
    21. AC inverter
    22. USB charger

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