Kia Sportage: Operating conditions
The ISG will operate under the following
- The driver's seatbelt is fastened.
- The driver's door and hood are closed.
- The brake vacuum pressure is adequate.
- The battery sensor is activated and
the battery is sufficiently charged.
- Outside temperature is not too low or
- The vehicle is driven over a constant
speed and stops.
- The climate control system satisfies
- The vehicle is sufficiently warmed up.
- The incline is gradual.
- The steering wheel is turned less than
180 degrees and then the vehicle
- If the ISG system does not meet the
operation condition, the ISG system is
deactivated. If the ISG does not operate,
the reason for the non-operation
will appear on the LCD display (if
- If the light or warning message comes
on continuously, please check the
- ISG system will be activated with the
vehicle equipped with Smart Cruise
Control if the operating conditions are
Deactivating the ISG
- If you wish to deactivate the ISG,
press the ISG OFF button. The light on
the ISG OFF button will illuminate.
- If you press the ISG OFF button again,
the ISG will be activated and the light
on the ISG OFF button will turn off.
The ISG may not operate when an ISG
related sensor or system error occurs.
The following will happen:
- The yellow AUTO STOP ( )
on the instrument cluster will stay
When the engine is in Idle Stop mode, it's
possible to restart the engine without
the driver taking any action. Before leaving
the vehicle or doing anything in the
engine compartment, stop the engine by
the ENGINE START/STOP button to the
If the AGM battery is reconnected or
replaced, ISG function will not operate
immediately. If you want to use the ISG
function, the battery sensor needs to be
calibrated for approximately 4 hours
with the ignition off. After calibration,
turn the engine on and off 2 or 3 times.
Early Engine Restart
If the engine was stopped automatically
by ISG, Early Engine Restart can automatically restart the engine from ISG
without driver action when the vehicle
ahead pulls away and the front view
camera detects the preceding vehic
The drive mode may be selected according
to the driver's preference or road
The Drive mode is activated by turning
If there is a problem with the instrument
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist is
designed to help detect and monitor the
vehicle ahead or help detect a pedestrian
or cyclist in the roadway and warn
the driver that a collision is imminent
with a warning message and an audible
Tail Gate Trim Replacement
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective
tape, and apply protective tape around the
related parts, to prevent damage.
Put on gloves to protec
The wipers and washers remove foreign
substances from the windshield and rear
window, helping to maintain visibility.
A: Wiper speed control
MIST - Single wipe
OFF - Off
INT - Intermittent wipe
AUTO* - Auto control wipe
LO - Lo