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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    Starting procedures
    Before starting your vehicle, adjust your seat, adjust both inside and outside mirrors, and fasten your seat belts. WARNING: Never leave children alone in a vehicle. Leaving children in a vehic ...

    Taking out the jack
    Disengage the claws and remove the cover. 1 Loosen 2 Tighten Loosen and take out the jack. ...

    Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” typetires
    “LT” type tires have some additional information beyond those of “P” type tires; these differences are described below. Note: Tire Quality Grades do not apply to this type of tire. 1 ...