Nissan ProPILOT Assist: Everything You Need to Know



Nissan has launched its latest driver assistance technology, the ProPILOT Assist, and our Nissan Manchester dealership offers a range of Nissan models that come equipped with ProPILOT Assist.

A huge component of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, ProPILOT Assist can help to redefine how you drive. The ProPILOT Assist innovation from Nissan serves as a Level-2 Driver Assistance system as per the definition of the Society of Automotive Engineering and is not a completely autonomous system.   

Nissan’s ProPILOT Assist combines Intelligent Cruise Control with Steering Assist technologies and can help you on lengthy highway trips or when you’re in stop and go traffic. There’s a stop/hold function using which your vehicle can be halted, held in place, and brought up to speed again in moving traffic.  

ProPILOT Assist sets a desired distance and speed between your vehicle and the automobile in front when the system is engaged. On the detection of lane markers, ProPILOT Assist lane icons and the steering wheel changes to green from grey on the vehicle dashboard. 

The steering assist offers steering inputs so that you can keep to lane centering. Even on the slightest of curves, the front radar sensor and forward camera of the ProPILOT Assist ensure a gap between you and the car in front so that your vehicle is kept centered through single-lane driving.  

Should the ProPILOT Assist detect that you’ve removed your hands from the wheel through its steering torque sensor, you’ll be alerted visually and audibly to get them back in place, following which the system will pulse the brakes to call your attention to the wheel. If that’s still not done, the ProPILOT Assist can even bring your vehicle to a stop turning on the hazard lights. You’ll even be alerted to apply more pressure or have a tighter grip on the wheel if it senses that your grip is light.   

The technology can be activated/deactivated using the steering button to give you lane centering, speed control, and brake assist benefits. The ProPILOT Assist can thus help you drive with more confidence and reduce fatigue with its user-friendly system.

Your input can put the system on temporary standby if you operate the steering’s turn signal or press the accelerator pedal. Applying the brakes will result in the cancellation of the Intelligent Cruise Control system and lane-keeping assist.

Source: Nissan