Kia Sportage: Tilt & telescopic steering wheel
Tilt & telescopic steering wheel
A tilt and telescopic steering wheel
allows you to adjust the steering wheel
before you drive. You can also raise it to
give your legs more room when you exit
and enter the vehicle.
The steering wheel should be positioned
so that it is comfortable for you to drive,
while permitting you to see the instrument
panel warning lights and gauges.
Steering wheel adjustment
Never adjust the angle and height of the
steering wheel while driving. You may
lose steering control.
Adjusting steering wheel angle and height
- To change the steering wheel angle,
pull down the lock release lever (1).
- Adjust the steering wheel to the
desired angle (2) and distance forward/
Move the steering wheel, so it points
toward your chest, not toward your
face. Make sure you can see the
instrument panel warning lights and
gauges. After adjusting, pull up the
- Pull up the lock-release lever to lock
the steering wheel in place.
Push the steering wheel both up and
down to be certain it is locked in position.
- Be sure to adjust the steering wheel to
the desired position before driving.
After adjustment, sometimes the lockrelease
lever may not lock the steering
It is not a malfunction. This occurs when
two gears engage. In this case, adjust
the steering wheel again and then lock
the steering wheel.
While adjusting the steering wheel angle
and height, please do not push or pull it
hard since the fixture can be damaged.
When the ignition switch or ENGINE
START/STOP button is in the ON position,
pressing the heated steering wheel
button warms the steering wheel. The
indicator on the button will illuminate.
To turn the heated steering wheel off,
press the bu
This vehicle is equipped with inside and
outside rear view mirrors to provide
views of objects behind the vehicle.
Inside rear view mirror
Adjust the rear view mirror so that the
center view through the rear window is
seen. Make this a
The welcome system is a function that
illuminates the surroundings or the interior
when the driver approaches or exits
Door handle lamp (if equipped)
When all the doors (and liftgate) are
closed and locked, the door handle lamp
If you install an aftermarket HID head
lamp, your vehicle's audio and electronic
device may malfunction.
Using the infotainment/climate switchable
Press the button on the switchable controller
to switch between infot