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The driver is always responsible for calculating the correct distances and maneuvering the vehicle to a trailer’s tow hitch. Failure to do so may result in damage to the vehicle and trailer.


The hitch assist system displays an approximation for the vehicle’s tow hitch position and the required trajectory to a trailer’s tow hitch.


Accuracy of the hitch assist system is affected by the height of the trailer’s tow hitch compared to the height of the vehicle’s tow hitch. The maximum height difference should be no more than 1.2 in (3 cm).

The hitch assist system displays a rear-view guidance image to aid the process of reversing the vehicle to a trailer's tow hitch.

Operate as follows:

  1. Select Cameras from the touchscreen's EXTRA FEATURES screen. See EXTRA FEATURES.

  2. Select the touchscreen's settings icon to display the CAMERA SETTINGS menu. Select ON from the Hitch Assist option to display the guidance lines. See SURROUND CAMERA SYSTEM or REAR CAMERA.

  3. Select Reverse (R) to automatically display a rear-view image on the touchscreen.

  4. Reverse the vehicle toward the trailer.

    As the vehicle closes to within 600 mm of the trailer's tow hitch, the zoom icon illuminates. If required, touch the zoom icon for a more detailed view.

  5. Continue the maneuver until the vehicle and trailer are as close as required.