What do the lines mean in my rear-view camera display?

If your vehicle is equipped with a rear view camera, it can help you maneuver safely while you’re backing up.  
Rear-view camera display

When you shift your vehicle into reverse, the rear view camera displays what’s behind you—either in your center console screen or on the left side of your rear view mirror.3,10,27 

Here’s how to interpret the display’s visual guidelines to help make parallel parking and backing up safer and easier.*

  • Active guidelines are solid white and indicate the direction in which you intend your vehicle to go.

  • Center line guide is black and can help when you’re lining your vehicle up with a trailer.

  • Green lines indicate objects farthest from your vehicle.

  • Red lines indicate objects closest to your vehicle.

As you back up, drawing closer to any objects behind you, the rear view camera’s guidelines will gradually change from green to yellow to red.

Note: Make sure your rear view camera is free of mud and dirt, so that it can work properly.

*Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle.

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