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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Variance Between Actual Road Conditions and Displayed Image

Mazda 3 Owners Manual / When Driving / Rear View Monitor / Variance Between Actual Road Conditions and Displayed Image

Some variance occurs between the actual road and the displayed road. Such variance in distance perspective could lead to an accident. Note the following conditions that may cause a variance in distance perspective.

When the vehicle is tilted due to the weight of passengers and load

When the vehicle rear is lowered, the object displayed on the screen appears farther than the actual distance.

Mazda 3. When the vehicle is tilted due to the weight of passengers and load


When there is a steep grade behind the vehicle

When there is a steep upgrade (downgrade) behind the vehicle, the object displayed on the screen appears farther (downgrade: closer) than the actual distance

Mazda 3. When there is a steep grade behind the vehicle


Three-dimensional object on vehicle rear

Because the distance guide lines are displayed based on a flat surface, the distance to the three-dimensional object displayed on the screen is different from the actual distance.

Mazda 3. Three-dimensional object on vehicle rear


Mazda 3. Three-dimensional object on vehicle rear


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