Kia Sportage: Power outlet
The power outlet is designed to provide
power for mobile telephones or other
devices designed to operate with vehicle
electrical systems or other devices that
are compatible with the power outlet
and vehicle electrical system.
The devices should draw less than 15
amps with the vehicle on.
- Use the power outlet only when the
vehicle is on and remove the accessory
plug after use. Using the accessory
plug for prolonged periods of
time with the vehicle off could cause
the battery to discharge.
- Only use 12 V electric accessories
which are less than 15 A in electric
- Adjust the air-conditioner or heater to
the lowest operating level when using
the power outlet.
- Close the cover when not in use.
- Some electronic devices can cause
electronic interference when plugged
into a vehicle's power outlet. These
devices may cause excessive audio
static and malfunctions in other electronic
systems or devices used in your
- Push the plug in as far as it will go. If
good contact is not made, the plug
may overheat and the fuse may open.
- Plug in battery equipped electronic
devices with reverse current protection.
The current from the battery may
flow into the vehicle's electrical/elec- tronic system
and cause system malfunction.
Do not put a finger or a foreign object
(pen, etc.) into a power outlet and do not
touch with a wet hand. You may get an
A wireless smart phone charging system
is located in front of the center console.
Firmly close all doors, and make sure to
turn ON the ignition switch or press the
ENGINE START/STOP button. To start
A Coat hook is next to the rear grab handle.
* This actual feature may differ from the
Do not hang heavy clothes, since they
may damage the hook.
Do not hang other objects such as hangers
To keep items from shifting in the cargo
area, you can use the 4 holders located
in the cargo area to attach the luggage
net (if equipped), or you can fold the
luggage net into half and attach it
upwards by using the additional 2 holders
If you have a flat tire (with tire mobility kit) (if equipped)
For safe operation, carefully read and
follow the instructions in this manual
The Tire Mobility Kit is a temporary fix to
the tire a
If a large amount of unburned gasoline flows into the converter, it may
overheat and create a fire hazard. To
prevent this observe the following precautions and explain them to your
1. Use only unleaded gasoline.
2. Do not