Kia Sportage: Operating precautions for catalytic
- Do not park, idle or drive the vehicle
over or near flammable objects, such
as grass, vegetation, paper, leaves,
etc. A hot exhaust system can ignite
flammable items under your vehicle.
- Also, do not remove the heat sink
around the exhaust system, do not
seal the bottom of the vehicle or do
not coat the vehicle for corrosion control.
It may present a fire risk under
Your vehicle is equipped with a catalytic
converter emission control device.
Therefore, the following precautions
must be observed:
Failure to observe these precautions
could result in damage to the catalytic
converter and to your vehicle. Additionally,
such actions could void your warranties.
California perchlorate notice
Perchlorate Material-special handling
Notice to California Vehicle Dismantlers:
Perchlorate containing materials, such
as air bag inflators, seatbelt pre-tensioners
and keyless remote entry batteries,
must be disposed of according to Title
22 California Code of Regulations Section
Gross vehicle weight
Min: Behind rear seat
Max: Behind front seat
Air conditioning system
Please contact a professional workshop for more details.
Contact an authorized Kia dealer.
*1. Load Index
*2. If equipped
When replacing tires, use the same size originally supplied with the
Using tires of a different size can damage the related parts or make it work
We recommend that
The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
is the number used in registering your
vehicle and in all legal matters pertaining
to its ownership, etc.
VIN cover (if equipped)
The number is punched on the floor
under the front right side seat. To
You can adjust the direction of air delivery
from these vents using the vent control
lever as shown.
To close the vent, push the air vent lever
in the opposite direction of the passenger.
To open the vent, push the air vent lever
The body consists of the body shell, frame and cross members, etc, welded
together. This provides safety, durability,
noise protection, rustproofing and vibration proofing of the vehicle.
Body service holes
Body service holes are p