Kia Australia has been forced to recall 3315 Sorento SUVs due to a software issue that could cause their autonomous emergency braking (AEB) systems to fail.
If the AEB system doesn’t detect a stationary vehicle or a pedestrian and therefore then react in kind, the risk of injury and/or death to Sorento occupants and other road users is increased.
It should be noted, however, that all AEB systems are active safety features designed to assist drivers, not replace them.
Impacted owners will be contacted by Kia Australia via direct mail with instructions to make an appointment at their preferred dealership for free-of-charge inspections and repairs.
Those looking for extra information can contact Kia Australia on 13 15 42. Alternatively, they can directly contact their preferred dealership.
Article Source: Cars Guide MagazineDecember 24, 2019 2:31 pm