Kia Sportage: Hood
The hood serves as a cover for the
Open the hood if maintenance work
needs to be performed in the engine
compartment or if you need to look at
Opening the hood
Pull the release lever to unlatch the
The hood warning message will appear
on the LCD display when hood is open.
The warning chime will operate when
the vehicle is being driven at or above 2
mph (3 km/h) with the hood open.
Closing the hood
Before closing the hood, check
Before getting into the vehicle, you
should examine the vehicle and its surroundings.
After getting into the vehicle,
you should check a number of things
Before entering vehicle
Be sure that all windows, outside mirror(
When the ignition switch or ENGINE
START/STOP button is in the ON position,
pressing the heated steering wheel
button warms the steering wheel. The
indicator on the button will illuminate.
To turn the heated steering wheel off,
press the bu