2020 Defender

FORWARD ALERT

WARNING

Make sure the relevant safety warnings have been read and understood before driving the vehicle. See COLLISION AVOIDANCE SAFETY.

WARNING

Forward alert may not react to slow-moving vehicles. Always drive with due care and attention. Driving without due care and attention greatly increases the risk of an accident.

NOTES

The driver is recommended to switch off the forward alert system when driving off-road, using a car wash, or when the vehicle is being towed.

Forward alert monitors an area in front of the vehicle. The driver is warned if forward alert detects an object within the detection area. The instrument panel also displays a warning message if the vehicle is travelling between 30 km/h (18 mph) and 130 km/h (80 mph). The driver is responsible for taking appropriate action.

Four forward alert sensitivity settings are available:

  • Off.

  • Very Early.

  • Early.

  • Normal.

Warnings sound and the instrument panel displays a warning message if forward alert detects an object in front of the vehicle.

NOTES

Additionally, haptic alerts are used to notify the driver if forward alert detects an object in front of the vehicle.

Forward alert can be switched on or off and the sensitivity settings can be adjusted via the Driver Assistance menu. See CHANGING THE FORWARD ALERT SENSITIVITY.