The parking challenge is round three of the 2015 Kia Carnival Mums vs Dads Challenge. Alborz and Jo both each have a win under their belts so this is the decider.
It's a test of skill and precision and each of the contestants will need to use the Carnival’s parking aids to complete a suite of parking styles; parallel, 45-degree and perpendicular.
It’s one of those things, we all have to do it but sometimes get stage fright.
The pressure can get to you when you’re holding up traffic, but if it's not done right with patience and skill, there's a change the car could get damaged.
Those poles in shopping centre car parks – or the rims on kerbs – ouch!
First up is the parallel park, using the reversing camera and sensors. The Carnival is a big car, 5.1-metres long and just shy of two-metres wide but both contestants did well.
Jo finished up a little bit far from kerb, but Alborz nailed it.
The next round is a 45-degree nose-in park, school drop-off style. Sounds simple but the expectation on both drivers is that they stop the car as close to the middle of the lines as they can. Then they must use the cross-traffic alert to cleanly reverse out of the park.
Alborz ends up slightly off-centre, by just millimetres meaning Jo notches up a win for this one. One all, this is heating up.
For the final stage, this is the scenario - both drivers are told to pretend they are headed to the shops to do the groceries and need to do a perpendicular park.
Alborz tried to be tricky and reverse in, perfect for a quick getaway but inconvenient for loading shopping in the boot.
It was a narrow victory, but Jo beats out Alborz and is declared the winner of the Parking Challenge.
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