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Kia Sportage: Steps For Determining Correct Load Limit

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2024) - Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Vehicle load limit / Steps For Determining Correct Load Limit

  1. Locate the statement "The combined weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed XXX kg or XXX lbs.'' on your vehicle's placard.
  2.  Determine the combined weight of the driver and passengers that will be riding in your vehicle.
  3.  Subtract the combined weight of the driver and passengers from XXX kg or XXX lbs.
  4. The resulting figure equals the available amount of cargo and luggage load capacity. For example, if the "XXX" amount equals 1400 lbs. and there will be five 150 lbs. passengers in your vehicle, the amount of available cargo and luggage load capacity is 650 lbs. (1400-750 (5x150) = 650 lbs.)
  5. Determine the combined weight of luggage and cargo being loaded on the vehicle. That weight may not safely exceed the available cargo and luggage load capacity calculated in Step 4.
  6. If your vehicle will be towing a trailer, load from your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle.

    Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity of your vehicle.

WARNING

Loose cargo

Do not travel with unsecured blunt objects in the passenger compartment of your vehicle (e.g., suit cases or unsecured child seats). These items may strike an occupant during a sudden stop or crash.

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Steps For Determining Correct Load Limit

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Steps For Determining Correct Load Limit

Refer to your vehicle's tire and loading information label for specific information about your vehicle's capacity weight and seating positions.

The combined weight of the driver, passengers and cargo should never exceed your vehicle's capacity weight.

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