Kia Sportage: 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
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 with fast charging :
- Digital devices with normal charging:
- 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
- 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
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 s
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
After the vehicle stops, when an
approaching vehicle from the rear area
is detected as soon as a passenger
opens a door, Safe Exit Warning will
warn the driver with a warning message
and an audible warning to help prevent
Components and Components
Removal and Installation
1. Remove the front muffler (A).
39.2 ~ 58.8