Kia Niro: Brake system / Vehicle stability management (VSM)

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Brake system / Vehicle stability management (VSM)

This system provides further enhancements to vehicle stability and steering responses when a vehicle is driving on a slippery road or a vehicle detected changes in coefficient of friction between right wheels and left wheels when braking.

ESC OFF usage
When driving ESC should be turned on for daily driving whenever possible. To turn ESC off while driving, press the ESC OFF button while driving on a flat road surface. WARNING Never press ...

VSM operation
When the VSM is operating: ESC (Electronic Stability Control) () light will blink. The steering wheel may be controlled. When the vehicle stability management is operating properly, you ca ...

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