Blind Spot Information

Limitations of BLIS

Updated 5/18/2020

Limitations of BLIS

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

P5-1507-CrossTrafficAlert Sensor

Keep the surface indicated 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 good performance of BLIS, there should be no bicycle rack, luggage carrier or similar mounted on the car's towbar.


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


This function uses the car's radar units, which have certain general limitations.

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