Kia Sportage: Automatic transmission (Shift Lever)
Depress the brake pedal and the
unlock button when shifting.
Press the unlock button when
The shift lever can be shifted
Automatic transmission operation
The automatic transmission has 8 forward
speeds and one reverse sp
Paddle shifter (if equipped)
The paddle shift function is available
when the shift lever is in the D (Drive)
position or the manual mode.
With the shift lever in the D position
Pull the [+] or [-] paddle shifter once to
shift up or down one
Never move the shift lever f r om P
(Park) or N (Neutral) to any other
position with the accelerator pedal
Never move the shift lever into P
(Park) when the vehicle is in motion.
Be sure the vehicle is completely
Components and Components Location
Intake case (LH)
Intake case (RH)
Mofet [Auto type]
Resistor [Manual type]
The certification label is located on
the driver's door sill at the center pillar.
This label shows the maximum
allowable weight of the fully loaded
vehicle. This is called the GVWR
(Gross Vehicle Weight Rating). The
GVWR includes the w