Kia Sportage: Headrest for rear seat
The rear seat is equipped with headrests
in all the seating positions for the occupant's
safety and comfort.
not only provides comfort
for passengers, but also helps protect
the head and neck in the event of a collision.
To maximize the effectiveness in case of
accidents, the headrest should be
adjusted so the middle of the headrest is
as high as the center of gravity of an
occupant's head. Generally, the center of gravity of most people's heads is
with the height as the top of their eyes.
Also, adjust the headrest as close to your
head as possible. For this reason, the use
of a cushion that holds the body away
from the seatback is not recommended.
Adjusting the height up and down
- To raise the headrest, pull it up to the
desired position (1).
- To lower the headrest, push and hold
the release button (2) on the headrest
support and lower the headrest to the
desired position (3).
Removal and reinstallation (if equipped)
- To remove the headrest, raise it as far
as it can go then press the release
button (1) while pulling the headrest
- To reinstall the headrest, put the
headrest poles (3) into the holes while
pressing the release button (1).
Then adjust it to the appropriate height
and ensure that it locks in position.
Armrest (if equipped)
To use the armrest, pull it forward from
The rear seatbacks may be folded to
facilitate carrying long items or to
increase the luggage capacity of the
The purpose of the fold-down rear seatbacks
is to allow you to carry longer
objects that could not
Seat belts are designed to bear upon the
bony structure of the body, and should
be worn low across the front of the pelvis,
chest and shoulders.
Seat belt restraint system
For maximum restraint system protection,
the seat belts must always be u
Description and Operation
The EBD system (Electronic Brake force Distribution) as a sub-system of the ABS system is to control the maximum braking effectiveness by the rear wheels.
It further utilizes the efficiency of highly deve
Wiper arm & blade
Cowl top cover
Wiper motor & linkage assembly
Wiper motor connector