Traffic Sign Recognition System (TSR)

The TSR helps prevent the driver from overlooking traffic signs, and provides support for safer driving by displaying traffic signs on the active driving display/instrument cluster which are recognized by the Forward Sensing Camera (FSC) or recorded in the navigation system while the vehicle is driven.

The TSR displays the speed limit (including auxiliary signs), do not enter, and traffic stop signs.

If the vehicle speed exceeds the speed limit sign indicated in the active driving display/instrument cluster while the vehicle is driven, the system notifies the driver using the indication in the active driving display/instrument cluster and a warning sound.

Speed limit and do not enter signs

  1. Sign recognized

  2. Sign displayed

  3. Active driving display indication

  4. Instrument cluster

  5. Basic display

  6. i-ACTIVSENSE display

  7. Recognized speed limit indication color changes.

Stop sign

  1. Sign recognized and displayed at same time

  2. Active driving display indication

  3. Instrument cluster


Always check the traffic signs visually while driving.

The TSR helps prevent the driver from overlooking traffic signs and provides support for safer driving. Depending on the weather conditions or problems with traffic signs, a traffic sign may not be recognized or a traffic sign different from the actual traffic sign may be displayed. Always make it your responsibility as a driver to check the actual traffic signs. Otherwise, it could result in an accident.


  • The TSR is not supported in some countries or regions. For information concerning the supported countries or regions, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

  • The TSR operates only if the navigation system SD card (Mazda genuine) is inserted in the SD card slot. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer for details.

  • The TSR does not operate if there is a malfunction in the Forward Sensing Camera (FSC).

  • Under the following conditions, the TSR may not operate normally.

    • An object placed on the dashboard is reflected in the windshield and picked up by the camera.

    • Heavy luggage is loaded in the luggage compartment or on the rear seat and the vehicle is tilted.

    • The tire pressures are not adjusted to the specified pressure.

    • Tires other than standard tires are equipped.

    • The vehicle is driven on the ramp and surrounding area to or from a rest area or a tollgate on a highway.

    • When surrounding brightness suddenly changes such as when entering or exiting a tunnel.

    • The illumination of the headlights is weakened because of dirt or the optical axis is deviated.

    • The windshield is dirty or foggy.

    • The windshield and camera are fogged (water droplets).

    • Strong light is directed at the front of the vehicle (such as backlight or high-beam headlights of on-coming vehicles).

    • The vehicle is making a sharp turn.

    • Strong light reflects off the road.

    • A traffic sign is in a position which makes it difficult to reflect the light from the vehicle's headlights, such as when the vehicle is driven at night or in a tunnel.

    • The vehicle is driven under weather conditions such as rain, fog, or snow.

    • The stored map data for the navigation system is not current.

    • A traffic sign is obscured by mud or snow.

    • A traffic sign is concealed by trees or a vehicle.

    • A traffic sign is partially shaded.

    • A traffic sign is bent or warped.

    • A traffic sign is too low or too high.

    • A traffic sign is too bright or too dark (including electronic traffic signs).

    • A traffic sign is too big or too small.

    • There is an object similar to the traffic sign being read (such as another traffic sign or other signs resembling it).

  • The TSR can be set to invisible on the active driving display.

    Refer to the Settings section in the Mazda Connect Owner's Manual.

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