Kia Sportage: Inside rear view mirror

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2024) - Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Mirrors / Inside rear view mirror


This vehicle is equipped with inside and outside rear view mirrors to provide views of objects behind the vehicle.

Inside rear view mirror

Adjust the rear view mirror so that the center view through the rear window is seen. Make this adjustment before you start driving.

Do not place objects in the rear seat or cargo area which would interfere with your vision out the rear window.


Mirror adjustment

Do not adjust the rear view mirror while the vehicle is moving. This could result in loss of control.


Do not modify the inside mirror in any manner, including installing a wide mirror.

Doing so could result in injury during an accident or deployment of the air bag.


Cleaning mirror

When cleaning the mirror, use a paper towel or similar material dampened with glass cleaner. Do not spray glass cleaner directly on the mirror. It may cause the liquid cleaner to enter the mirror housing.

For Telematics button function

For Telematics button function

  1. Virtual assist button
  2. Kia Connect button
  3. Roadside assist button

Day/night rear view mirror (if equipped)

Day/night rear view mirror (if equipped)

  1. Day
  2. Night

Make this adjustment before you start driving and while the day/night lever is in the day position (1).

Pull the day/night lever toward you (2) to reduce the glare f r om the headlamps of the vehicles behind you during night driving.

Remember that you lose some rear view clarity in the night position.

Electric chromic mirror (ECM) with HomeLink system (if equipped)

Electric Chromic Mirror (ECM) is that controls the glare f r om the headlamps of the vehicles behind you in nighttime or low light driving conditions.

The sensor mounted in the mirror senses the light level around the vehicle, and automatically controls the headlamp glare f r om the vehicles behind you.

When the engine is running, the glare is automatically controlled by the sensor mounted in the rear view mirror.

Electric chromic mirror (ECM) with HomeLink system (if equipped)

  1. HomeLink Channel 1
  2. HomeLink Channel 2
  3. HomeLink Channel 3
  4. Garage Door Opener Status Indicator: Closing or Closed
  5. HomeLink Operation Indicator
  6. Garage Door Opener Status Indicator: Opening or Opened
  7. HomeLink User Interface Indicator

Your vehicle may be equipped with a Gentex Automatic-Dimming Mirror with an Integrated HomeLink Wireless Control System.

During nighttime driving, this feature will automatically detect and reduce rear view mirror glare. The HomeLink Universal Transceiver allows you to activate your garage door(s), electric gate, home lighting, etc.


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