Blind Spot Information

Limitations of BLIS

Updated 7/23/2018

The BLISBlind Spot Information function may have limitations in certain situations.

P5-1646-S+V90-CrossTrafficAlert Sensor

Keep the surface clean - on both the left and right-hand sides of the carNOTE: The illustration is schematic - details may vary depending on car model..

Examples of limitations:

  • Dirt, ice and snow covering the sensors may reduce the functions and deactivate alerts.
  • The BLIS function is automatically deactivated if a trailer, bicycle rack or similar is connected to the car's electrical system.
  • For optimal performance of BLIS, no bicycle rack, luggage carrier or similar should be mounted on the car's towbar.


  • BLIS does not work on sharp bends.
  • BLIS does not work when the car is reversing.

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