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Kia Sportage: Tires and wheels

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2024) - Owner's Manual / Specifications, Consumer information and Reporting safety defects / Tires and wheels

Tires and wheels

*1. Load Index

*2. If equipped

CAUTION

When replacing tires, use the same size originally supplied with the vehicle.

Using tires of a different size can damage the related parts or make it work irregularly.

NOTICE

  • We recommend that when replacing tires, use the same originally supplied with the vehicles.

    If not, that affects driving performance.

  • When driving in high altitude grades, it is natural for the atmospheric pressure to decrease.

    Therefore, please check the tire pressure and add more air when necessary.

    Additionally required tire air pressure per km above sea level: 1.5 psi/km

Recommended lubricants and capacities

To help achieve proper engine and powertrain performance and durability, use only lubricants of the proper quality.

The correct lubricants also help promote engine efficiency that results in improved fuel economy.

These lubricants and fluids are recommended for use in your vehicle.

Recommended lubricants and capacities

*1. Refer to "Recommended SAE viscosity number"

*2. Use only specified genuine automatic transmission fluid. The use of non-specified (even marked as compatible with genuine) could result in shift quality deterioration and vibrations, eventually, the transmission failure

*3. Different type of coolant or water may damage the electrical component

Recommended SAE viscosity number

Recommended SAE viscosity number

An engine oil displaying this American Petroleum Institute (API) Certification Mark conforms to the International Lubricant Specification Advisory Committee (ILSAC). It is recommended to only use engine oils that uphold this API Certification Mark.

CAUTION

Always be sure to clean the area around any filler plug, drain plug, or dipstick before checking or draining any lubricant. This is especially important in dusty or sandy areas and when the vehicle is used on unpaved roads. Cleaning the plug and dipstick areas will prevent dirt and grit from entering the engine and other mechanisms that could be damaged.

Engine oil viscosity (thickness) has an effect on fuel economy and cold weather operating (engine start and engine oil flow ability). Lower viscosity engine oils can provide better fuel economy and cold weather performance, however, higher viscosity engine oils are required for satisfactory lubrication in hot weather.

Using oils of any viscosity other than those recommended could result in engine damage.

When choosing an oil, consider the range of temperature your vehicle will be operated in before the next oil change. Proceed to select the recommended oil viscosity from the chart.

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