Kia Sportage: Heating and air conditioning automatically

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2024) - Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Automatic climate control system / Heating and air conditioning automatically

  1. Press the AUTO button.

The modes, fan speeds, air intake and air-conditioning will be controlled automatically by setting the temperature.

Type A (button)
Type A (button)

Type B (control panel)
Type B (control panel)

You can control the air flow in three stages by pushing the AUTO button during automatic operation.

For Type A (button)

For Type A (button)

For Type B (control panel)

For Type B (control panel)

  • HIGH: Provide rapid air conditioning and heating with strong wind
  • MEDIUM: Provide air conditioning and heating with medium strength wind
  • LOW: It is suitable for drivers who prefer to soft wind.When you select the temperature to HI or LO in AUTO mode, the wind strength is automatically set to 'HIGH'.
  1. Set the temperature control switch to the desired temperature.

Type A (button)
Type A (button)

Type B (control panel)
Type B (control panel)

The climate control system is automatically controlled according to the desired temperature.

  • To turn the automatic operation off, select any of the following buttons or switches:
  • Mode selection button
  • Air conditioning (A/C) button
  • Front windshield defroster button (Press the button one more time to deselect the front windshield defroster function. The 'AUTO' sign will illuminate on the information display once again.)
  • Fan speed control switch The selected function will be controlled manually while other functions operate automatically.
  • For your convenience and to improve the effectiveness of the climate control, use the AUTO button and set the temperature to 72 F (22 C).


Do not place anything over the sensor located on the instrument panel to ensure better control of the heating and cooling system.


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    The heating and cooling system can be controlled manually by pressing buttons other than the AUTO button. In this case, the system works sequentially according to the order of buttons selected

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     Controlling fan speed

    The fan speed can be set to the desired speed by operating the fan speed control button. To change the fan speed: Press button right for higher speed, or press button left for lower speed.


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