Kia Sportage: Operating high beam

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2024) - Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Lighting / Operating high beam

Operating high beam

Operating high beam

To turn on the high beam headlamp:

  • Push the lever away from you.

    The lever will return to its original position.

    The high beam indicator will light when the headlamp high beams are switched on.


High beams

Do not use high beam when there are other vehicles in front of or approaching your vehicle. Using high beam could obstruct the other driver's vision.

To flash the headlamps:

  • Pull the lever towards you.

Operating high beam

It will return to the normal (low beam) position when released. The headlamp switch does not need to be on to use this flashing feature.

Operating turn signals and lane change signals

Operating turn signals and lane change signals

The ENGINE START/STOP button must be on for the turn signals to function.

To turn on the turn signals:

  • Move the lever up or down (A).

    The green arrow indicators on the instrument panel indicate which turn signal is operating.

    They will self-cancel after a turn is completed. If the indicator continues to flash after a turn, manually return the lever to the OFF position.

To signal a lane change:

  • Move the turn signal lever slightly and hold it in position (B).

    The lever will return to the OFF position when released

If an indicator stays on and does not flash or if it flashes abnormally, one of the turn signal bulbs may be burned out and will require replacement.

One-touch lane change function

To activate a one-touch lane change function, move the turn signal lever slightly and then release it. The lane change signals will blink 3, 5 or 7 times.

You can activate or deactivate the One Touch Turn Signal function or choose the number of blinking (3, 5, or 7) by selecting "Vehicle ?Lights ? One Touch Turn Signal".


If an indicator flash is abnormally quick or slow, a bulb may be burned out or have a poor electrical connection in the circuit. The bulb may require replacement.


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