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Today, I was backing into a parking spot next to a curb. Watching the camera view, it appeared that I had enough room to swing into the spot without hitting the curb. Well, the car thought differently. While backing slowly it was like I hit something hard!

When I pulled forward and readjusted the angle it backed in just right. I actually appreciate that it stopped me from rubbing the curb. While it was a bit abrupt, I know now what to expect and that gives me assurances.
 

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Does it do this when turning into a tight spot, going forward, with other vehicles? My spouse has hit/grazed parked cars this way a few times, and I know I often play it close with how small the parking spots are in our area.
 

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Does it do this when turning into a tight spot, going forward, with other vehicles? My spouse has hit/grazed parked cars this way a few times, and I know I often play it close with how small the parking spots are in our area.
Yeah, I am used to having the car tell me when I'm getting too close to things as I drive into the garage. It doesn't brake when that happens鈥 just beeps.

This was the first time it stopped suddenly while backing too near a curb.
 

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I was backing out of a parking spot, car was approaching in the distance. The car stopped very hard, I could see the approaching car had already stopped. Couldn't figure out what I hit, felt like I had to hit something.
 

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This happened to me backing into my garage. I clearly had enough room but the car didn't think so. I had to get out and check to see that I didn't hit a wall that didn't exist. That's how abrupt the braking was. I wish the car would just slowly apply the brake as you approached the physical object. Obviously, if you are moving fast enough, it would make sense to slam on the brakes. But I was going like 2 mph. Now I keep my foot on the brake backing in and go very slowly as I pass through into the garage.
 

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I find it to auto-brake when I back out too "fast" towards a wall/object. I appreciate that it would do this when a human is passing by, but for things like charging station and parking lots, I've had it scare me from these unexpected brakes. I do think it's a bit sensitive for my preference, but I've learned to reverse slower than I'd usually go.
 

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I really appreciate the ID.4's collision avoidance but hitting the brakes hard while backing is a little disconcerting to say the least.

So, I have another little story related to avoidance. This has to do with using ACC.

I like using ACC even while driving in city traffic. However, when the car I'm following hesitates too long to make a lane change or a turn, the ID.4 over compensates. It's like it will wait until the car completely clears the way before proceeding.

When it does that, I use the accelerator to start moving before the people behind me get irritated. If there's nobody behind me, I let the car do its own thing. ;)
 

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Yeah, although I think it鈥檚 good that the car slows down because what if the person decides they are no longer going to move into the next lane? Just like you, I鈥檓 ready with my foot on the pedal to stop the car from abruptly slowing down.
 
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