Kia Sportage: Operating front fog light

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2023) - Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Lighting / Operating front fog light

Operating front fog light (if equipped)

Fog lights are designed to provide improved visibility when visibility is poor due to fog, rain or snow, etc.

Operating front fog light (if equipped)

The fog lights will turn on when the fog light switch (1) is turned to the on position after the headlamp is turned on.

To turn off the fog lights:

  • Turn the fog light switch (1) to the ON position.


When in operation, the fog lights consume large amounts of vehicle electrical power. Only use the fog lights when visibility is poor.

High Beam Assist (HBA)

High Beam Assist (HBA)

High Beam Assist is a function that automatically adjusts the headlamp range  (switches between high beam and low beam) depending on the brightness of detected vehicles and certain road conditions.

Detecting sensor

Front view camera
Front view camera

The front view camera is used as a detecting sensor to detect ambient light and brightness while driving.

Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensor.


  • Always keep the front view camera in good condition to maintain optimal performance of High Beam Assist.
  • For more details on the precautions of the front view camera, refer to "Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (Front Camera Only) (if equipped)"  and "Forward Collision- Avoidance Assist (FCA) (Sensor Fusion) (if equipped)" there should be some direction after to.


     High Beam Assist (HBA)

    A: Vehicle Settings Lights High Beam Assist With the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, select 'Lights ? High Beam Assist' from the Settings menu to turn on High Beam Assist and deselect to turn off the function

     Malfunction and limitations

    Malfunction A: Check High Beam Assist (HBA) system When High Beam Assist is not working properly, the 'Check High Beam Assist (HBA) system' warning message will appear and warning light () will appear on the cluster. Have the functi

     Wipers and washers

    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


     Good driving practices

    Never move the shift lever f r om P (Park) or N (Neutral) to any other position with the accelerator pedal depressed. Never move the shift lever into P (Park) when the vehicle is in motion. Be sure the vehicle is completely stopped b

     How to reset the power liftgate

    If the battery has been discharged or disconnected, or if the related fuse has been replaced or disconnected, for the power liftgate to operate normally, reset the power liftgate as follow: Make sure the gear is shifted to P (Park) position