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Brake Assistant System (BAS) (if equipped)

The Brake Assistant System provides additional pressure when the brake pedal is momentarily and strongly depressed in a situation sudden braking is required whilst driving.

The Brake Assistant System reduces the time for ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System) control to enter and consequently reduces the braking distance, by providing additional pressure up to the point of ABS intervention.

BAS operation

  • When the vehicle speed is more than 30 km/h (20 mph) and the ABS control is not entered.

  • When the brake pedal is depressed strongly over a certain level.

  • When the friction of the road surface is above a certain level.

BAS operation off

  • The vehicle speed is below 10 km/h (6 mph).

  • The brake pedal is depressed over a certain conditions.

  • The friction of the road surface is below a certain level.


The system may not operate depending on driver's driving habit, the degree to which the brake pedal is depressed and the road surface condition.