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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    Call volume
    The phone call volume is operated by the audio system’s volume control. If the audio system is in use when a phone call is active, the audio system source is suppressed for the duration of the c ...

    Special winter equipment
    It is recommended that the following items be carried in the vehicle during winter: - A scraper and stiff-bristled brush to remove ice and snow from the windows and wiper blades. - A sturdy, ...

    Driver’s Seat Power Adjustments
    EX-L and Canadian EX models See pages for important safety information and warnings about how to properly position the seats and seatbacks. The controls for the power adjustable driver’s sea ...