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Ford Escape 2020-2022 Owners Manual / Cross Traffic Alert / How Does Cross Traffic Alert Work

Ford Escape: Cross Traffic Alert / How Does Cross Traffic Alert Work

Cross Traffic Alert detects vehicles that approach at a speed between 4–37 mph (6–60 km/h). Coverage decreases when the sensors are partially, mostly or fully obstructed.

Ford Escape. How Does Cross Traffic Alert Work

The sensor on the left-hand side is only partially obstructed and zone coverage on the right-hand side is maximized.

Ford Escape. How Does Cross Traffic Alert Work

Zone coverage also decreases when parking at narrow angles. The sensor on the left-hand side is mostly obstructed and zone coverage on that side is severely reduced.

Note: Slowly reversing helps increase the coverage area and effectiveness.

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