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Kia Sportage: ENGINE START/STOP button position

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2024) - Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / ENGINE START/STOP button / ENGINE START/STOP button position

Illuminated ENGINE START/STOP button

Illuminated ENGINE START/STOP button

The light will go off after about 30 seconds when the door is closed. It will also go off immediately when the theft-alarm system is armed.

ENGINE START/STOP button position

Your vehicle is equipped with four different ignition positions.

OFF

To turn off the engine (START/RUN position) or vehicle power (ON position), press the ENGINE START/STOP button with the gear in the P (Park) position.

When you press the ENGINE START/ STOP button without the gear in the P (Park) position, the ENGINE START/ STOP button will not change to the OFF position but to the ACC position.

ACC (Accessory)

ACC (Accessory)

Press the ENGINE START/STOP button while it is in the OFF position without depressing the brake pedal.

The steering wheel unlocks and electrical accessories are operational.

If the ENGINE START/STOP button is in the ACC position for more than 1 hour, the button is turned off automatically to prevent battery discharge.

ON

Press the ENGINE START/STOP button while it is in the ACC position without depressing the brake pedal.

The warning lights can be checked before the engine is started. Do not leave the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position for a long time. The battery may discharge, because the engine is not running.

NOTICE

If you leave the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ACC or ON position for a long time, the battery will discharge.

START/RUN

To start the engine, depress the brake pedal and press the ENGINE START/ STOP button with the gear in the P (Park) or the N (Neutral) position. For your safety, start the engine with the gear in the P (Park) position.

NOTICE

If you press the ENGINE START/STOP button without pressing the brake pedal, the engine will not start and the ENGINE START/STOP button changes as follow: OFF? ACC ?ON ?OFF or ACC

WARNING

  • Never press the ENGINE START/STOP button while the vehicle is in motion.

    This would result in loss of directional control and braking function, which could cause an accident.

  • Before leaving the driver's seat, always make sure the gear is shifted to P (Park) position, set the parking brake fully and shut the engine off.

    Unexpected and sudden vehicle movement may occur if these precautions are not taken.

  • Never reach for the ENGINE START/ STOP button or any other controls through the steering wheel while the vehicle is in motion. The presence of your hand or arm in the area could cause loss of vehicle control, an accident and serious bodily injury or death.
  • Do not place any movable objects around the driver's seat as they may move while driving, interfere with the driver and lead to an accident.

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