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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    Automatic transmission
    CAUTION: Damage to the transmission may occur if the following precautions are not observed: • Shift into PARK only after the vehicle has come to a complete stop. • Shift into or out of ...

    Braking
    If ABS intervenes when braking, you will feel a pulsing in the brake pedal. If ABS intervenes: continue to depress the brake pedal with force until the braking situation is over. To make a fu ...

    Removing the wheel cover
    Removing the wheel cover 1) Notch 2) Valve hole Insert a wheel cover remover into the notch part on the opposite side of the valve hole and pry the wheel cover to remove it. ...