Kia Sportage: Daytime Running Light (DRL)
The Daytime Running Light (DRL) can
make it easier for others to see the front
of your vehicle during the day.
The DRL can be helpful in many different
driving conditions, and it is especially
helpful after dawn and before sunset.
The DRL will turn the dedicated lamp
- The headlamps are ON.
- The vehicle is off.
- The front fog light is on. (if equipped)
- Engaging the parking brake.
The light switch has a headlamp and a
position lamp position.
To operate the lights, turn the knob at
the end of the control lever to one of the
- OFF position
- Auto light position
- Position & Taillamp
- Headlamp position
Position & Taillamp
When the light switch is in the position
lamp position, the front position lamp,
taillamp, and the license plate lamp will
Headlamp (Low Beam)
When the light switch is in the headlamp
position, headlamp (low beam), tail,
license light will turn ON.
The ignition switch or ENGINE START/
STOP button must be in the ON position
to turn on the headlamps.
When the light switch is in the AUTO
light position, the taillamps and headlamps
will turn ON or OFF automatically
depending on the amount of light outside
- Never place anything over the sensor
(1) located on the instrument panel as
this will ensure better auto-light system
- Don't clean the sensor using a window
cleaner, the cleaner may leave a light
film which could interfere with sensor
- If your vehicle has window tint or
other types of metallic coating on the
front windshield, the Auto light system
may not work properly.
Operating high beam
To turn on the high beam headlamp:
Push the lever away from you.
The lever will return to its original
The high beam indicator will light
when the headlamp high beams are
Operating front fog light (if equipped)
Fog lights are designed to provide
improved visibility when visibility is poor
due to fog, rain or snow, etc.
The fog lights will turn on when the fog
light switch (1) is turned to the on position
A: Vehicle Settings
High Beam Assist
With the ENGINE START/STOP button in
the ON position, select 'Lights ? High
Beam Assist' from the Settings menu to
turn on High Beam Assist and deselect
to turn off the function
This display shows the accumulated trip
distance, the average fuel efficiency, and
the total driving time.
Accumulated trip distance
Average fuel efficiency
Total driving time
Accumulated information is calc
* The actual air bags in the vehicle may differ from the illustration.
Driver's front air bag
Passenger's front air bag
Side air bag
Curtain air bag
Even in vehicles with air bags, you and your passengers must always wear the