What Is Reverse Brake Assist?

Reverse Brake Assist can help reduce or avoid a collision when backing up by automatically applying the brakes when the system detects an object in the vehicle’s path.*

How it works

  • Reverse Brake Assist utilizes radar sensors on the rear bumper to detect objects and help reduce or avoid a collision.
  • The system is active when the vehicle is in Reverse and traveling at a speed above 1 mph but below 7 mph.
  • A message and warning indicator will appear when the system automatically applies the brakes.

How to turn Reverse Brake Assist on or off

  1. While in Park, touch Settings on your vehicle's SYNC® screen.**

    SYNC Settings Tile
  2. Tap Driver Assistance.

    SYNC Driver Assistance Tile
  3. Scroll down to Reverse Brake Assist to toggle on or off.


Additional Topics

What is Active Park Assist 2.0?
What is Reverse Sensing?

*Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment, and need to control the vehicle. See your Owner’s Manual for details and limitations.

**Actual screens may vary. See your Owner’s Manual for information specific to your vehicle.