Kia Sportage: USB charger

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2024) - Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Interior features / USB charger

The USB car charger allows drivers to charge their digital devices such as smartphones, and PC tablets.


Plug the cable into the USB port, and charging will begin.

The USB car charger is available with either the ACC on or the ignition on. We recommend you connect the USB port and digital devices with the engine running.

See the display screen of the device to check its charging process completion. Your smartphone or table PC could get heated up while charging.

This is no reason to worry, as it doesn't impact life or functions of the device. For safety, charging can be stopped if the battery gets too high where the temperature can negatively affect the device. Charging some digital devices is not available or requires special dedicated adapters if their charging methods don't fit the way the USB car charger works.

Power Delivery 3.0 is available on the smart phone or the tablet PC equipped with fast charging capabilities. It is applicable to digital devices with USB C-type.

Charging speed is determined according to the charging specification of the connected digital device.

Rated output:

  • Digital device with fast charging :
  • 9.0V / Max 3.0A
  • Digital devices with normal charging:
  • 5.0V / Max 3.0A


  • Use the USB car charger with the ignition on. Otherwise, Vehicle battery can be discharged.
  • Use the official USB cable of the manufacturer of the digital device to be charged.
  • Make sure that any foreign object, drinks, and water do not come into contact with the USB car charger.

    Water or foreign object can damage the USB charger.

  • Do not use devices that exceed current consumption of 2.1 A.
  • Do not connect an electrical device that generates excessive electromagnetic noise to the USB car port. If you do so, noise can be caused or vehicle electronic devices can be interrupted while audio or AV is on.
  • If the charger is connected incorrectly, it can cause serious damage to the device. Please note that damages due to incorrect usage are not covered by warranty service.


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