Kia Sportage: Overloading - Driving tips - Kia Sportage Owner's ManualKia Sportage: Overloading

CAUTION - Vehicle weight The gross axle weight rating (GAWR) and the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) for your vehicle are on the manufacturer's label attached to the driver's door. Exceeding these ratings can cause an accident or vehicle damage. You can calculate the weight of your load by weighing the items (and people) before putting them in the vehicle. Be careful not to overload your vehicle.

    Trailer towing
    WARNING - Towing a trailer If you don't use the correct equipment and drive properly, you can lose control when you pull a trailer. For example, if the trailer is too heavy, the brakes may not ...

    Vehicle load limit
    Tire and loading information label The tire label located on the driver's door sill gives the original tire size, cold tire pressures recommended for your vehicle, the number of people that ...

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    Difference between predicted and actual distances
    The distance guide line and the vehicle width guide line should be used as a reference only when the vehicle is on a level, paved surface. The distance viewed on the monitor is for reference on ...

    Restricting the shift range
    X Press the selector lever to the left towards D–. The automatic transmission shifts down one gear and restricts the shift range to the relevant gear. If the engine exceeds the maximum engine ...

    Automatic Locking Retractor/Emergency Locking Retractor (ALR/ELR)
    To make child seat installation easier, each seat belt (except for the driver's belt) is equipped with a locking mechanism to help keep the seat belt taut. When attaching the seat belt to a chi ...