2023 Kia Stinger User Guide

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Kia Stinger 2023 User Guide

The Kia Stinger 2023 is a stylish and sporty car that combines speed, comfort, and high-tech features. The Stinger was made to be a thrilling car to drive. It stands out with its sleek design, powerful engine choices, and comfortable interior. In terms of style, the Stinger 2023 has an exterior that is both striking and aggressive. It looks fast and in charge on the road thanks to its low stance, bold front grille, and sleek LED headlights. There are different trims of the car, and each one has its own unique design elements and features to suit different tastes. Inside the Stinger’s cabin, the design is sleek and comfy. It usually has room for five people, and both the front and back seats are comfortable and have a lot of headroom. The car has high-quality materials and finishes that give it an upscale feel. The Stinger also has a variety of options, such as warm and cooled seats, a panoramic sunroof, and high-tech driver-assistance systems.

Kia Stinger 2022 Introduction User Guide

Kia Stinger 2023 Introduction and Your Vehicle at a Glance User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Specs, Price, Features and Mileage 

Fuel requirements

For the optimal engine performance, we recommend you use unleaded gasoline which has an octane rating of RON (Research
Octane Number) 95/AKI (Anti Knock Index) 91 or higher.
Using Unleaded gasoline with an octane rating lower than RON 95 could result in loss of engine power and increase in fuel consumption.
Your new vehicle is designed to obtain maximum performance with UNLEADED FUEL, as well as minimize exhaust emissions and spark plug fouling.
Never add any fuel system cleaning agents to the fuel tank other than what has been specified. (Consult an authorized Kia dealer for details.) Tighten the cap until it clicks one time, otherwise the Check Engine light will illuminate.

WARNING
Refueling

  • Do not “top off” after the nozzle automatically shuts off. Attempts to force more fuel into the tank can cause fuel overflow onto you and the ground causing a risk of fire.
  •  Always check that the fuel cap is installed securely to prevent fuel spillage, especially in the event of an accident.

Gasoline containing alcohol and methanol
Gasohol, a mixture of gasoline and ethanol (also known as grain alcohol), and gasoline or gasohol containing methanol (also known as wood alcohol) are being marketed along with or instead of leaded or unleaded gasoline.
Pursuant to EPA regulations, ethanol may be used in your vehicle.
Do not use gasohol containing more than 15% ethanol, and do not use gasoline or gasohol containing any methanol. Ethanol provides less energy than gasoline and it attracts water, and it is thus likely to reduce your fuel efficiency and could lower your MPG results .Methanol may cause drivability problems and damage to the fuel system, engine control system and emission control system.
Discontinue using gasohol of any kind if drivability problems occur. Vehicle damage or drivability problems may not be covered by the manufacturers warranty if they result from the use of:

  1.  Gasoline or gasohol containing methanol.
  2. Leaded fuel or leaded gasohol.
  3. Gasohol containing more than 15% ethanol.

“E85” fuel is an alternative fuel comprised of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline, and is manufactured exclusively for use in Flexible Fuel Vehicles. E85 is not compatible with your vehicle. Use of E85 may result in poor engine performance and damage to your vehicle’s engine and fuel system. Kia recommends that customers do not use fuel with an ethanol content exceeding 15%.

NOTICE
Your New Vehicle Limited Warranty does not cover damage to the fuel system or any performance problems caused by the use of 􀀃E85􀀄 fuel.

NOTICE
Never use any fuel containing methanol. Discontinue use of any methanol containing product which may inhibit proper drivability.

Other fuels
Using fuels that contain Silicone (Si), MMT (Manganese, Mn), Ferrocene (Fe), and Other metallic additives, may cause vehicle and engine dam-age or cause misfiring, poor acceleration, engine stalling, catalyst melting, clogging, abnormal corrosion, life cycle reduction, etc.
Also, the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) may illuminate.

NOTICE
Damage to the fuel system or performance problem caused by the use of these fuels may not be covered by your New Vehicle Limited Warranty.

Gasoline containing MMT
Some gasoline contains harmful manganese- based fuel additives Such as MMT(Methyl cyclopentadienyl l Manganese Tricarbonyl). Kia does not recommend the use of gasoline containing MMT. This type of fuel can reduce vehicle performance and affect your emission control system. The Malfunction Indicator Lamp on the cluster may come on.

Do not use methanol
Fuels containing methanol (wood alcohol) should not be used in your vehicle. This type of fuel can reduce vehicle performance and damage components of the fuel system, engine control system and emission control system.
Fuel Additives
Kia recommends that you use good quality gasolines treated with detergent additives such as TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline, which help prevent deposit formation in the engine. These gasolines will help the engine run cleaner and enhance performance of the Emission Con-trol System. For more information on TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline, please go to the website (www.top-tiergas.com)
For customers who do not use TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline regularly, and have problems starting or the engine does not run smoothly, additives that you can buy separately may be added to the gasoline.
If TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline is not available, one bottle of additive should be added to the fuel tank at every 8,000 miles (13,000 km) (for Smartstream G2.5 T-GDi), 6,000 miles (10,000 km) (for (Gasoline) 3.3 T-GDi) or every engine oil change is recommended. Additives are avail-able from your authorized Kia dealer along with information on how to use them. Do not mix other additives.

Operation in foreign countries
If you are going to drive your vehicle in another country, be sure to:

  • Observe all regulations regarding registration and insurance.
  • Determine that acceptable fuel is available.

Vehicle modifications

This vehicle should not be modified. Modification of your vehicle could affect its performance, safety or durability and may even violate governmental safety and emissions regulations.
In addition, damage or performance problems resulting from any modification may not be covered under warranty.

  • If you use unauthorized electronic devices, it may cause the vehicle to operate abnormally, wire dam-age, battery discharge and fire. For your safety, do not use unauthorized electronic devices.

Vehicle break-in process

No special break-in period is needed. By following a few simple precautions for the first 600 miles (1,000 km) you may add to the performance, economy and life of your vehicle.

  • Do not race the engine.
  • While driving, keep your engine speed (rpm, or revolutions per minute) between 2,000 rpm and 4,000 rpm.
  • Do not maintain a single speed for long periods of time, either fast or slow. Varying engine speed is needed to properly break-in the engine.
  •  Avoid hard stops, except in emergencies, to allow the brakes to
    seat properly.
  • Don’t tow a trailer during the first 1,200 miles (2,000 km) of operation.
  • Fuel economy and engine performance may vary depending on vehicle break-in process and be stabilize after 4,000 miles (6,000 km). New engines may consume more oil during the vehicle break-in period.

 Risk of burns when parking or stopping vehicle

Risk of burns when parking or stopping vehicle

  • Do not park or stop the vehicle near flammable items such as leaves, paper, oil, and tire. Such items placed near the exhaust system can become a fire hazard.
  • When an engine idles at a high  rpm with the rear side of the vehicle in close proximity of the wall, heat of the exhaust gas can cause discoloration or fire. Keep enough space between the rear part of the vehicle and the wall.
  •  Be sure not to touch the exhaust catalytic systems while engine is running or right after the engine is turned off. There is a risk of burns since the systems are extremely hot.

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Kia Stinger 2022 Important Safety Precautions And Seat User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Safety Precautions and Seat Instructions

Important safety precautions

You will find many safety precautions and recommendations throughout this section, and throughout this manual. The safety precautions in this section are among the most important.

Always wear your seat belt

A seat belt is your best protection in all types of accidents. Airbags are designed to supplement seat belts, not replace them. So even though your vehicle is equipped with air bags, ALWAYS make sure you and your passengers wear your seat belts and wear them properly.

Restrain all children

All children under age 13 should ride in your vehicle properly restrained in a rear seat, not the front seat. Infants and small children should be restrained in an appropriate child restraint. Larger children should use a booster seat with the lap/shoulder belt until they can use the seat belt properly without a booster seat.

Airbag hazards

While air bags can save lives, they can also cause serious or fatal injuries to occupants who sit too close to them, or who are not properly restrained. Infants, young children, and shorter adults are at the greatest risk of being injured by an inflating air bag. Follow all instructions and warnings in this manual.

Driver distraction

Driver distraction presents a serious and potentially deadly danger, especially for inexperienced drivers. Safety should be the first concern when behind the wheel and drivers need to be aware of the wide array of potential distractions, such as drowsiness, reaching for objects, eating, personal grooming, other passengers, and using cellular phones.

Drivers can become distracted when they take their eyes and attention off the road or their hands off the wheel to focus on activities other than driving. To reduce your risk of distraction or getting into an accident:

  • ALWAYS set up your mobile devices (i.e., MP3 players, phones, navigation units, etc.) when your vehicle is parked or safely stopped.
  • ONLY use your mobile device when allowed by laws and when conditions permit safe use. NEVER text or email while driving. Most states have laws prohibiting drivers from texting. Some states and cities also prohibit drivers from using handheld phones.
  • NEVER let the use of a mobile device distract you from driving. You have a responsibility to your passengers and others on the road to always drive safely, with your hands on the wheel as well as your eyes and attention on the road.

Control your speed

Excessive speed is a major factor in crash injuries and deaths. Generally, the higher the speed, the greater the risk, but serious injuries can also occur at lower speeds. Never drive faster than is safe for current conditions, regardless of the maximum speed posted.

Keep your vehicle in a safe condition

Having a tire blowout or a mechanical failure can be extremely hazardous. To reduce the possibility of such problems, check your tire pressures and condition frequently, and perform all regularly scheduled maintenance.

Seat

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* The actual seat design in the vehicle may differ from the illustration.

Drivers seat

  1. Driver position memory system*
  2. Forward and backward
  3. Seatback angle
  4. Seat cushion height
  5. Lumbar support*
  6. Cushion extension*
  7. Seat back bolster control *
  8. Headrest
    Front Passengers seat
  9. Forward and backward
  10. Seatback angle
  11. Seat cushion height
  12. Lumbar support*
  13. Headrest
    Rear seat
  14. Armrest
  15. Headrest
  16. Seatback folding lever
    * : if equipped

WARNING
Loose objects

Do not place anything in the driver’s footwell or under the front seats. Loose objects in the driver’s foot area could interfere with the opera-tion of the foot pedals.

WARNING

Driver responsibility for passengers

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The driver must advise the passengers to keep the seatback in an upright position whenever the vehicle is in motion. If a seat is reclined during an accident, the restraint system’s ability to restrain will be greatly reduced.

WARNING
Seat cushion

Occupants should never sit on after-market seat cushions or sitting cushions. The passenger’s hips may slide under the lap portion of the seat belt during an accident or a sudden stop.

WARNING
Driver’s seat

  • Never attempt to adjust the seat while the vehicle is moving. This could result in loss of control of your vehicle.
  • Do not allow anything to interfere with the normal position of the seatback. Storing items against the seatback could result in serious or fatal injury in a sudden stop or collision.
  • Sit as far back as possible from the steering wheel while still maintaining comfortable control of the your vehicle. A distance of at least 10″ from your chest to the steering wheel is recommended. Failure to do so can result in air bag inflation injuries to the driver.

WARNING
Rear seatbacks
Always lock the rear seatback before driving. Failure to do so could result in passengers or objects being thrown forward injuring vehicle occupants.

WARNING
Luggage and Cargo
Do not stack pile or stack luggage or cargo higher than the seatback in the cargo area. In an accident the cargo could strike and injury a passenger. If objects are large, heavy or must be piled, they must be secured in the cargo area.

WARNING
Cargo Area
Do not allow passengers to ride in the cargo area under any circumstance. The cargo area is solely for the purpose of transporting luggage or cargo.

WARNING
Seat adjustment

  • Do not adjust the seat while wearing seat belts. Moving the seat forward will cause strong pressure on the abdomen.
  • Do not place your hand near the seat bottom or seat track while adjusting the seat. Your hand could get caught in the seat mechanism.

WARNING
Small Objects
Use extreme caution when picking up small objects trapped under the seats or between the seat and the center console. Your hands might be cut or injured by the sharp edges of the seats mechanism.

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Kia Stinger 2022 Seat Belts User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Seat Belts Instructions

Seat belts

Seat belt restraint system

  • for maximum restraint system protection, the seat belts must always be used whenever the vehicle is moving. A properly positioned shoulder belt should be positioned midway over your shoulder across your collarbone.
  • Never allow children to ride in the front passenger seat. See child restraint system section for further discussion.

WARNING
Twisted seat belt
Make sure your seat belt is not twisted when worn. A twisted seat belt may not properly protect you in an accident and could even cut into your body.

WARNING
Shoulder Belt

  •  Never wear the shoulder belt under your arm or behind your back. An improperly positioned shoulder belt cannot protect the occupant in a crash.
  •  Always wear both the shoulder portion and lap portion of the lap/shoulder belt.

WARNING
Damaged seat belt
Replace the entire seat belt assembly if any part of the webbing or hardware is damaged as you can no longer be sure that a damaged seat belt will provide protection in a crash.

Seat belts are designed to bear upon the bony structure of the body, and should be worn low across the front of the pelvis, chest and shoulders, as applicable; wearing the lap section of the belt across the abdominal area must be avoided.
Seat belts should be adjusted as firmly as possible, consistent with comfort, to provide the protection for which they have been designed.
A slack belt will greatly reduce the protection afforded to the wearer.
Care should be taken to avoid contamination of the webbing with polishes, oils and chemicals, and particularly battery acid. Cleaning may safely be carried out using mild soap and water. The belt should be replaced if webbing becomes frayed, contaminated or damaged.

  •  No modifications or additions should be made by the user which would either prevent the seat belt adjusting devices from operating to remove slack, or prevent the  seat belt assembly from being adjusted to remove slack.
  •  When you fasten the seat belt, be careful not to latch the seat belt in buckles of other seats. It’s very dangerous and you may not be protected by the seat belt properly.
  • Do not unfasten the seat belt and do not fasten and unfasten the seat belt repeatedly while driving. This could result in loss of control, and an accident causing death, serious injury, or property damage.
  • When fastening the seat belt, make sure that the seat belt does not pass over objects that are hard or can break easily.

WARNING
Seat belt buckle
Do not allow foreign material (gum, crumbs, coins, etc.) to obstruct the seat belt buckle. This may prevent the seat belt from fastening securely.

Seat belt warning
Drivers seat belt warning

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As a reminder to the driver, the seat belt warning light will illuminate for approximately 6 seconds each time you turn the engine start/stop but-ton is in ON regardless of belt fastening and warning chime will sound for approximately 6 seconds each time you turn the engine start/stop button is in ON when the belt is unfastened.
If a driver continue not to fasten the seat belt and drive below 12 mph (20km/h), the warning light will stay illuminated.
If a driver continue not to fasten the seat belt while driving over 12 mph (20km/h), the seat belt warning chime will sound for approximately 100 seconds and the corresponding warning light will blink.
If a driver unfasten the seat belt while driving below 12 mph (20km/h), the warning light will stay illuminated.

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Kia Stinger 2022 Child Restraint System (CRS) User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Child Restraint System

Child Restraint System (CRS)

Children Always in the Rear

WARNING
Restraint Location
Never install a child or infant seat on the front passenger’s seat. A child riding in the front passenger seat can be forcefully struck by an inflating airbag and seriously injured.

WARNING
Hot Child Restraint
A child restraint system can become very hot if it is left in a closed vehicle on a sunny day. Be sure to check the seat cover, buckles and latches before placing a child in the restraint system.

Children under age 13 must always ride in the rear seats and must always be properly restrained to minimize the risk of injury in an accident, sudden stop or sudden maneuver. According to accident statistics, children are safer when properly restrained in the rear seats than in the front seat. Even with air bags, children can be seriously injured or killed. Children too large for a child restraint must use the seat belts provided.

All 50 states have child restraint laws which require children to travel in approved child restraint devices. The laws governing the age or height/weight restrictions at which seat belts can be used instead of child restraints differs among states, so you should be aware of the specific requirements in your state, and where you are travelling.
Child restraint systems must be properly placed and installed in the rear seat. You must use a commercially available child restraint system that meets the requirements of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS).
Child restraint systems are generally designed to be secured in a vehicle seat by lap belt portion of a lap/shoulder belt, or by a LATCH system in the rear seats of the vehicle.
Child restraint system (CRS)
Infants and younger children must be restrained in an appropriate rear-facing or forward-facing CRS that has first been properly secured to the rear seat of the vehicle. Read and comply with the instructions for installation and use provided by the manufacturer of the child restraint.

WARNING
Child Restraint Installation
An improperly secured child restraint can increase the risk of serious injury or death in an accident. Always take the following pre-cautions when using a child restraint system:

  •  Always follow the child restraint
  • system manufactures instructions for installation and use.
  • Always properly restrain your child in the child restraint.
  •  If the vehicle head restraint prevents proper installation of a child seat (as described in the child restraint system manual), the head restraint of the respective seating position shall be readjusted or entirely removed.
  • Do not use an infant carrier or a child safety seat that “hooks” over a seatback, it may not pro-vide adequate protection in an accident.

NOTICE
If the vehicle has an accident, have a Kia dealer check the child restraint system, seat belts, tether anchors and lower anchors.
Selecting a Child Restraint System (CRS)

When selecting a CRS for your child, always:

  •  Make sure the CRS has a label certifying that it meets applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS 213).
  • Select a child restraint based on your Childs height and weight. The required label or the instructions for use typically provide this information.
  • Select a child restraint that fits the vehicle seating position where it will be used.
  • Read and comply with the warnings and instructions for installation and use provided with the child restraint system.

WARNING
Holding Children
Never hold a child in your arms or lap when riding in a vehicle. The violent forces created during a crash will tear the child from your arms and throw the child against the cars interior. Always use a child restraint system which is appropriate for your child’s height and weight.

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Kia Stinger 2022 Air Bag – Advanced Supplemental Restraint System User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Air Bags and Restraint System

Air bag – advanced supplemental restraint system

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* The actual air bags in the vehicle may differ from the illustration.

  1. Drivers front air bag
  2. Passengers front air bag
  3. Side air bag
  4. Curtain air bag
  5. Drivers knee air bag

Even in vehicles with air bags, you and your passengers must always wear the safety belts provided in order to minimize the risk and severity of injury in the event of a collision or rollover.

How does the air bag system operate? .

  • Air bags are activated (able to Safety features of your vehicle How does the air bag system operate?
  • The appropriate air bags inflate instantly in the event of a serious frontal collision or side collision in order to help protect the occu-pants from serious physical injury.
  •  There is no single speed at which the air bags will inflate. Generally, air bags are designed to inflate based upon the severity of a collision and its direction. These two factors determine whether the sensors produce an electronic deployment/ inflation signal.
  • Air bag deployment depends on a number of factors including vehicle speed and angles of impact. The determining factors are not limited to those mentioned above.
  • The front air bags will completely inflate and deflate in an instant. see the air bags inflate during an accident.
    It is much more likely that you will simply see the deflated air bags hanging out of their storage compartments after the collision.
  • In addition to inflating in serious side collisions, side and/or curtain air bags will inflate if the sensing system detects a rollover.
  • When a rollover is detected, side and/or curtain air bags will remain inflated longer to help provide protection from ejection, especially when used in conjunction with the seat belts.
  • In order to help provide protection, the air bags must inflate rapidly. The speed of the air bag inflation is a consequence of extremely short time in which to inflate the air bag between the occupant and the vehicle structures before the occupant impacts those structures. This speed of inflation reduces the risk of serious or life-threatening injuries and is thus a necessary part of the air bag design.
    However, air bag inflation can also cause injuries which can include facial abrasions, bruises and bro-ken bones because the inflation speed also causes the air bags to expand with a great deal of force.
  • There are even circumstances under which contact with the steering wheel or passenger air bag can cause fatal injuries, especially if the occupant is positioned excessively close to the steering wheel or passenger air bag.

WARNING

Airbag inflation
Sit as far back as possible from the steering wheel while still maintaining comfortable control of your vehicle. A distance of at least 10″ from your chest to the steering wheel is recommended. Failure to do so can result in airbag inflation injuries to the driver.

Noise and smoke
When inflated, the air bags make a loud noise and leave smoke and powder in the air inside the vehicle. This is normal and is a result of the ignition of the air bag inflator. After the air bag inflates, you may feel substantial discomfort in breathing due to the contact of your chest with both the seat belt and the air bag, as well as from breathing the smoke and powder. Open your doors and/or windows as soon as possible after impact in order to reduce dis-comfort and prevent prolonged exposure to the smoke and powder.
Though smoke and powder are non-toxic, it may cause irritation to the skin (eyes, nose and throat, etc.). If this is the case, wash and rinse with cold water immediately and consult a doctor if the symptom persists.

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Kia Stinger 2022 Smart Key And Theft-Alarm System User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Smart Key and Theft-Alarm System

Smart Key

Record your key number

Kia-Stinger 2022-Smart-Ke- User-Guide-01The key code number is stamped on the key code tag attached to the key set. If you lose your keys, this number will enable an authorized Kia dealer to duplicate the keys easily.
Remove the key code tag and store it in a safe place. Also, record the key code number and keep it in a safe and handy place, but not in the vehicle.

WARNING

Smart key
Never leave the keys in your vehicle with unsupervised children. Leaving children unattended in a vehicle with a smart key is dangerous. Children copy adults and they could press the start button. The key would enable children to operate power windows or other controls, or even make the vehicle move, which could result in serious bodily injury or death.

Smart key functions

Type A

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Type B

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  1. Door lock
  2. Door unlock
  3. Liftgate open (if equipped)
  4. Panic alarm
  5. Remote start

With smart key, you can lock or unlock doors (and liftgate (if equipped)) and start the engine without inserting the key. Refer to the following, for more details.

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Pressing the button of the front outside door handles with all doors closed and any door unlocked, locks all the doors. The hazard warning lights will blink and the chime will sound once to indicate that all doors are locked. The button will only operate when the smart key is within 28~40 in. (0.7~1 m) from the outside door handle. If you want to make sure that a door has locked or not, you should check the door lock button inside the vehicle or pull the outside door handle.
In some instances, when the outside door button is selected, the doors will not lock and an audible chime will sound for 3 seconds if any of the following occurs:

  • The smart key is in the vehicle.
  • The ENGINE START/STOP button is in the ACC or ON position.
  • Any door is opened.

Unlocking
Pressing the button of the driver’s (or front passenger’s) outside door handle with all doors closed and locked, unlocks the driver’s door.
The hazard warning lights will blink twice and the chime will sound twice to indicate that the driver’s door is unlocked. Also, the outside rearview mirrors will automatically unfold if the outside rearview mirror folding switch is in the AUTO position.
The button will only operate when the smart key is within 28~40 in.
(0.7~1 m) from the outside door handle.
When Two Press Unlock function is activated,

  • If you press the driver’s outside door handle button, the driver’s door will unlock.
  • If you press the driver’s outside door handle button within four seconds again, then all the doors will unlock.

NOTICE
You can activate or deactivate the Two Press Unlock function by selecting ‘User Settings (LCD dis-play) or Setup → Vehicle (Infotainment System screen) → Door → Two Press Unlock’.

Liftgate unlocking (if equipped)
If you are within 28 ~ 40 in (0.7 ~ 1 m) from the outside liftgate handle, with your smart key in possession, the lift gate will unlock and open when you press the liftgate handle switch.
The hazard warning lights will blink twice to indicate that the liftgate is unlocked.
Also, once the liftgate is opened and then closed, the liftgate will lock automatically.

Smart key precautions

  • If you lose your smart key, you will not be able to start the engine. Tow the vehicle, if necessary, and contact an authorized Kia dealer.
  • A maximum of 2 smart keys can be registered to a single vehicle. If you lose a smart key, you should immediately take the vehicle and key to your authorized Kia dealer to protect it from potential theft.
  • The smart key will not work if any of following occurs:
    • The smart key is close to a radio transmitter such as a radio station or an airport which can interfere with normal operation of the smart key.
    • The smart key is near a mobile two way radio system or a cellular phone.
    • Another vehicle’s smart key is being operated close to your vehicle.

If the smart key does not work correctly, you may lock and unlock the door with the mechanical key.
If you have a problem with the smart key, contact an authorized Kia dealer.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Door Locks User Guide 

2023 Kia Stinger Door Locks Guidelines

 

Door locks

Operating door locks from outside the vehicle

Mechanical key

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To remove the cover :

  1. Pull out the door handle.
  2. Press the lever (1) located inside the bottom part of the cover with a key or flat-head screwdriver.
  3. Push out the cover (2) while pressing the lever.
    •  Turn the key counterclockwise (3) once to unlock driver’s door and turn clockwise (4) once to lock driver’s door.
    • If you lock/unlock the drivers door with a key, only the driver􀀂s door will lock/unlock.
    •  Once the doors are unlocked, they may be opened by pulling the door handle.
    • When closing the door, push the door by hand. Make sure the doors are closed securely.

NOTICE

  • In cold and wet climates, door lock and door mechanisms may not work properly due to freezing conditions.
  • If the door is locked/unlocked multiple times in rapid succession with either the vehicle key or door lock switch, the system may stop operating temporarily in order to protect the circuit and prevent damage to system components.

CAUTION
Do not unnecessarily open and close the door repeatedly or with excessive force. Such action can damage the vehicle door.

NOTICE

Always place the ENGINE START/STOP button is in the OFF position, engage the parking brake, close all windows, and lock all doors when leaving your vehicle unattended.

Operating door locks from Inside the vehicle

With the door lock button

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  • To unlock a door, push the door lock button (1) to the Unlock position. The red mark on the handle will be visible.
  •  To lock a door, push the door lock button (1) to the Lock position. If the door is locked properly, the red mark on the handle will not be visible.
  •  To open a door, pull the door handle (2) outward.
  •  If the inner door handle of the drivers (or front passengers) door is pulled when the door lock button is in the lock position, the button will unlock and the door will open.
  •  Front doors cannot be locked if the smart key is in the vehicle and any front door is opened.
  •  Doors cannot be locked if the smart key is in the vehicle and a door is open.

WARNING
Do not pull the inner door handle while the vehicle is moving.
If a power door lock ever fails to function while you are in the vehicle, try one or more of the following techniques to exit :

  • Operate the door unlock feature repeatedly (both electronic and manual) while simultaneously pulling on the door handle.
  •  Operate the other door locks and handles, front and rear.
  •  Lower a front window and use the key to unlock the door from out-side.

With central door lock switch

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Passenger side

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Operate by pressing the central door lock switch.
For Drivers door:

  • When pushing down on the right portion (1) of the switch, all vehicle doors will lock.
  • When pushing down on left portion (2) of the switch, all vehicle doors will unlock.

For Front Passengers door:

  • When pushing down on the front portion (1) of the switch, all vehicle doors will lock.
  • When pushing down on the rear portion (2) of the switch, all vehicle doors will unlock.

If the smart key is in the vehicle and any front door is opened, the doors will not lock even though the right portion (1, driver’s door) or the front portion (1, passenger’s door) of the central door lock switch is pressed.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Safe Exit Warning and Liftgate and Smart Liftgate User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Safe Exit Warning (SEW) and Smart Liftgate

Safe Exit Warning (SEW)

Safe Exit Warning (SEW) (if equipped)

 

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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 a collision.

CAUTION

The timing of the warning may vary depending on the speed of the approaching vehicle.

Detecting sensor

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Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensor.

NOTICE

For more details on the precautions of the rear corner radars, refer to “Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA) (if equipped)” on page 5-74.

Safe Exit Warning settings.

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With the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, and select ‘User Set-tings (LCD display) or Setup → Vehicle (Infotainment System screen) → Driver Assistance → Blind-Spot Safety → Safe Exit Warning’ to turn on Safe Exit Warning and deselect to turn off.

WARNING
If ‘Safe Exit Warning’ is deselected, the function cannot assist you.

NOTICE
If the engine is restarted, Safe Exit Warning will maintain the last setting.

Warning volume

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With the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, and select ‘User Set-tings (LCD display) or Setup → Vehicle (Infotainment System screen) → Driver Assistance → Warning Volume’ to change the warning volume to ‘High’,
‘Medium’ or ‘Low’ for Safe Exit Warning. If you change the warning volume, the warning volume of other Driver Assistance systems may change. Set the warning volume after you learn it sufficiently.

CAUTION
The setting of the Warning Volume applies to all functions of the Safe Exit Warning.

Safe Exit Warning operation

Safe Exit Warning warning

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  •  When an approaching vehicle from the rear is detected at the moment a door is opened, the ‘Watch for traffic’ warning message will appear on the cluster, and an audible warning will sound.
  •  Safe Exit Warning will warn the driver
  • Safe Exit Warning will warn the driver

WARNING

  • For your safety, change the Settings after parking the vehicle at a safe location.
  • If any other function’s warning message is displayed or audible warning is generated, Safe Exit Warning message may not be displayed and audible warning may not be generated.
  • You may not hear the warning sound of Safe Exit Warning if the surrounding is noisy.
  •  Safe Exit Warning does not operate in all situations or cannot prevent all collisions.
  •  Safe Exit Warning may warn the driver late or may not warn the driver depending on the road and driving conditions. Always check vehicle surroundings.
  • Safe Exit Warning does not operate if there is a problem with Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist.
    • The warning message of Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist will appear when:
    • The warning message of Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist appears on the cluster.
    • Blind-Spot Safety sensor or the sensor surrounding is polluted or covered
    • – Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist fails to warn passengers or prematurely warn passengers

NOTICE

After the engine is turned off, Safe Exit Warning operates approximately for 3 minutes but turns off immediately if the doors are locked.

Limitations of Safe Exit Warning
Safe Exit Warning may not operate normally, or the function may operate unexpectedly under the following circumstances:

Kia Stinger 2023 Windows And Hood User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Windows And Hood System

 Window

Front / Rear

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  1. Driver􀀂s door power window switch
  2. Front passenger􀀂s door power window switch
  3. Rear door (left) power window switch
  4.  Rear door (right) power window switch
  5. Window opening and closing
  6. Automatic power window up/down (Driver’s and Passenger’s window)
  7. Power window lock button

In cold and wet climates, power windows may not work properly due to freezing conditions.

Power windows

The ENGINE START/STOP Button must be in the ON position for power windows to operate.
Each door has a power window switch that controls the door’s window. The driver has a power window lock button which can block the operation of rear passenger windows.
The power windows can be operated for approximately 30 seconds after the ENGINE START/STOP but-ton is set to the ACC or OFF position.
However, if the front doors are opened, the power windows cannot be operated even within the 30 seconds period.
The drivers door has a master power window switch that controls all the windows in the vehicle.
If the window cannot be closed because it is blocked by objects, remove the objects and close the window.

NOTICE While driving with the rear windows down or with the sunroof (if equipped) in an open (or partially open) position, your vehicle may demonstrate a wind buffeting or pulsation noise. This noise is a nor-mal occurrence and can be reduced or eliminated by taking the following  actions. If the noise occurs with one or both of the rear windows down, partially lower both front windows approximately one inch (2.5 cm). If you experience the noise with the sunroof open, slightly reduce the size of the sunroof opening.
CAUTION Do not install any accessories in the vehicle that extend into the open window area. Such objects will impact the proper function of the Automatic reversal jam protection feature described in this chapter.

Window opening and closing

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To open or close a window, press down or pull up the front portion of the corresponding switch to the first detent position (5).

WARNING  Do not extend your face or arms outside of the window opening while the vehicle is in motion. Doing so could result in significant injury.

Auto up/down window (Driver`s and Front Passenger side) 

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Pressing or pulling up the power window switch momentarily to the second detent position (6) completely lowers or raises the window even when the switch is released. To stop the window at the desired position while the window is in operation, pull up or press down and release the switch.
If the power window does not operate normally, the automatic power window system must be reset as follows:

  1. Press the ENGINE START/STOP Button twice to the ON position.
  2. Close the driver’s and front passenger window and continue pulling up the driver‚s power window switch for at least 1 second after the window is completely closed.

Automatic reversal (for Auto up/down window

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If the upward movement of the window is blocked by an object or part of the body, the window will detect the resistance and will stop upward movement. The window will then lower approximately 11.8 in. (30 cm) to allow the object to be cleared.
The distance may vary based on the size or position of the window. If the window detects the resistance while the power window switch is pulled up continuously, the window will stop upward movement then lower approximately 1 in. (2.5 cm).
If the power window switch is pulled up continuously again within 5 seconds after the window is lowered by the automatic window reversal feature, the automatic window reversal will not operate.
The automatic reverse feature for the drivers and front passengers window is only active when the
auto up feature is used by fully pulling up the switch. The automatic reverse feature will not operate if the window is raised using the half-way position on the power window switch.

WARNING Always check for obstructions before raising any window to avoid injuries or vehicle damage. If an object less than 0.16 in. (4 mm) in diameter is caught between the window glass and the upper window channel, the automatic reverse window may not detect the resistance and will not stop and reverse direction.
WARNING The automatic reverse feature doesn’t activate while resetting power window system. Make sure body parts or other objects are safely out of the way before closing the windows to avoid injuries or vehicle damage.
WARNING Do not install any accessories in the vehicle that extend into the open window area. Such objects could prevent the automatic reverse feature from functioning.

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Kia Stinger 2022 Fuel Filter Door User Guide

2022 Kia Stinger Fuel Filter Door | How To Use

 

Fuel filler door

Opening the fuel filler door

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The fuel filler door must be opened from inside the vehicle by pressing the fuel filler door opener button.
If the fuel filler door does not open because ice has formed around it, tap lightly or push on the door to break the ice and release the door. Do not pry on the door. If necessary, spray around the door with an approved de-icer fluid (do not use radiator antifreeze) or move the vehicle to a warm place and allow the ice to melt.

  1. Stop the engine.
  2. To open the fuel filler door, push the fuel filler door opener button.
  3. Pull open the fuel filler door (1).
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  4. To remove the cap, turn the fuel filler cap (2) counterclockwise.
  5. Refuel as needed.

CAUTION Before refueling, be sure to check what type of fuel is used for your vehicle.
If you put diesel fuel into a gasoline-powered vehicle or gasoline into a diesel-powered vehicle, it may affect the fuel system and cause serious damage to the vehicle.

Closing the fuel filler door

  1. To install the cap, turn it clockwise until it clicks once. This indicates that the cap is securely tightened.
  2. Close the fuel filler door and push it in lightly making sure that it is securely closed.

NOTICE There may be an intermittent noise near the refueling hole while the engine is idling if the fuel cap is not closed securely. This occurs normally with the OBD system.
NOTICE When refueling on unlevel ground, the fuel gauge may not point to the F position.
It is not a malfunction. If you move your vehicle to a level ground, the fuel gauge will move to the full position.

Emergency fuel filler door release

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If the fuel filler door does not open using the fuel filler door opener but-ton, you can open it manually by pulling the handle outward slightly.
CAUTION Do not pull the handle excessively, otherwise the luggage area trim or release handle may be damaged.

WARNING Refueling
Always remove the fuel cap care-fully and slowly. If the cap is venting fuel or if you hear a hissing sound, wait until the condition stops before completely removing the cap. If pressurized fuel sprays out, it can cover your clothes or skin and subject you to the risk of fire and burns.
Always check that the fuel cap is installed securely to prevent fuel spillage in the event of an accident.

WARNING Fire/explosion risk
Read and follow all warnings posted at the gas station facility. Failure to follow all warnings may result in severe personal injury, severe burns or death due to fire or explosion.

WARNING Static electricity

  • Before touching the fuel nozzle, you should eliminate potentially dangerous static electricity dis-charge by touching another metal  part of the vehicle, a safe distance away from the fuel filler neck, nozzle, or other gas source.
  • Do not get back into a vehicle once you have begun refueling since you can generate static electricity by touching, rubbing or sliding against any item or fabric (polyester, satin, nylon, etc.) capable of producing static electricity.
    Static electricity discharge can ignite fuel vapors resulting in rapid burning. If you must reenter the vehicle, you should once again eliminate potentially dangerous static electricity discharge by touching a metal part of the vehicle, away from the fuel filler neck, nozzle or other gasoline source.

WARNING Portable fuel container
When using an approved portable fuel container, be sure to place the container on the ground prior to refueling. Static electricity discharge from the container can ignite fuel vapors causing a fire. Once refueling has begun, contact with the vehicle should be maintained until the filling is complete. Use only approved por-table plastic fuel containers designed to carry and store gasoline.

WARNING Cell phone fires
Do not use cellular phones while refueling. Electric current and/or electronic interference from cellular phones can potentially ignite fuel vapors causing a fire.

WARNING Smoking
DO NOT use matches or a lighter and DO NOT SMOKE or leave a lit cigarette in your vehicle while at a gas station especially during refueling. Automotive fuel is highly flammable and can, when ignited, result in fire.

WARNING Refueling & Vehicle fires
When refueling, always shut the engine off. Sparks produced by electrical components related to the engine can ignite fuel vapors causing a fire. Once refueling is complete, check to make sure the filler cap and filler door are securely closed, before starting the engine.

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Kia Stinger 2022 Wide Sunroof User Guide

2022 Kia Stinger Wide Sunroof Instructions

Kia Stinger 2022 Wide Sunroof User Guide

Wide sunroof

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If your vehicle is equipped with a sun-roof, you can slide or tilt your sunroof with the sunroof switch located on the overhead console.
The sunroof can only be operated when the ENGINE START/STOP button is in the ON position.
The sunroof can be operated for approximately 30 seconds after ENGINE START/STOP button is in the ACC position.

CAUTION

  • The sunroof must be operated with the stationary vehicle. Never adjust the sunroof or blind while driving. This could result in loss of control and an accident
  • You should take the key when you leave the car for a while in the ignition OFF position.
  • Do not allow children to operate the sunroof.
  • Do not sit on or lifting heavy objects the top of the vehicle. It may cause vehicle damage.
  •  Do not operate the sunroof with a roof rack or loaded with goods on a roof rack.

Blind

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You can operate blind to block Sunlight.

  •  Press the sunroof switch backward to the 1st detent position and blind slide open.
    Press the switch forward to the 1st detent position and blind slide close (if the glass is opened, glass slide close first).
    To stop the sunroof movement at any point, push the switch momentarily.

Use the power sunshade to block direct sunlight coming through the sunroof glass.

  • Push the sunroof switch rearward to the first detent position, the power sunshade automatically slides open.
  • Push the sunroof switch forward to the first detent position, the power sunshade automatically closes. However, if the sunroof glass is open, the glass will close first.

CAUTION
Do not pull or push the blind by hand. It can cause malfunction by impacting the blind.

NOTICE
Wrinkles formed on the blind as material characteristic are normal.

Tilt open/close

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  • Push the sunroof switch upward, the sunroof glass tilts open. However, if the power sunshade is close, the sunshade will open first.
  • Push the sunroof switch upward or  forward when the sunroof glass is tilt opened, the sunroof glass automatically closes.

To stop the sunroof movement at any point, push the sunroof switch in any direction.

Slide open/close

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  • Push the sunroof switch rearward to  the first detent position, the sunroof glass opens. However, if the power sunshade is close, the power sun-shade will open first.
    Push the sunroof switch forward to the first detent position, the sunroof glass closes. However, if the sunroof glass is close, the power sunshade will close.
  • Push the sunroof switch forward or rearward to the second detent position, the power sunshade and sunroof glass operate automatically (auto slide feature).

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Kia Stinger 2022 Steering Wheel User Guide

2022 Kia Stinger Using Steering Wheel Instructions

Steering wheel

Electric Power Steering (EPS)

The power steering uses a motor to assist you in steering the vehicle. If the engine is off or if the power steering system becomes inoperative, the vehicle may still be steered, but it will require increased steering effort.
The EPS is controlled by a power steering control unit which senses the steering wheel torque and vehicle speed to command the motor.
The steering becomes heavier as the vehicle’s speed increases and becomes lighter as the vehicle’s speed decreases for optimum steering control.
Should you notice any change in the effort required to steer during normal vehicle operation, have the power steering checked by an authorized Kia dealer.

  • When the vehicle is stationary, and the steering wheel is turned all the way to the left or right continuously, the steering wheel becomes harder to turn. The power assist is limited to protect the motor from overheating. As time passes, the steering wheel will return to its normal condition.

NOTICE

The following symptoms may occur during normal vehicle operation:

  • The EPS warning light does not illuminate.
  • The steering gets heavy immediately after pressing the ENGINE START/STOP button to the ON position. This happens as the system performs the EPS system diagnostics. When the diagnostics are completed, the steering wheel will return to its normal condition.
  • A click noise may be heard from the EPS relay after the ENGINE START/STOP button is turned to the ON or OFF position.
  • Motor noise may be heard when the vehicle is at a stop or at a low driving speed.
  • If the Electric Power Steering System does not operate normally, the warning light will illuminate on the instrument cluster. The power steering system will not operate and steering effort can increase. Take your vehicle to an authorized Kia dealer and have the vehicle checked as soon as possible.
  • When the charging system warning light comes on due to low voltage (when the alternator or battery do not operate normally or malfunction), the steering wheel may require increased steering effort.
  • The steering effort increases if the steering wheel is rotated continuously when the vehicle is not in motion. However, after a few minutes, it will return to its normal conditions.
  • When operating the steering wheel in a low temperature, abnormal noise could occur. If the temperature rises, the noise will disappear. This is a normal condition

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Tilt and telescopic steering

Tilt and telescopic steering allow you to adjust the steering wheel before you drive. You can also raise it to give your legs more room when you exit and enter the vehicle.

The steering wheel should be positioned so that it is comfortable for you to drive while permitting you to see the instrument panel warning lights and gauges.

WARNING
Steering wheel adjustment
Never adjust the angle and height of the steering wheel while driving. You may lose steering control.

Manual type
To change the steering wheel angle, pull down the lock-release lever (1), adjust the steering wheel to the desired angle (2) and height (3) then pull up the lock-release lever to lock the steering wheel in place. Be sure to adjust the steering wheel to the desired position before driving.Kia-Stinger-2022-Steering-Wheel-User-Guide-01NOTICE
After adjustment, sometimes the lock release lever may not lock the steering wheel. It is not a malfunction. This occurs when two gears are not engaged correctly. In this case, adjust the steering wheel again and then lock the steering wheel.

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Kia Stinger 2022 Mirrors User Guide

2022 Kia Stinger Mirrors Installation Instructions

Mirrors

Inside rearview mirror

Adjust the rearview mirror so that the center view through the rear window is seen. Make this adjustment before you start driving.
Do not place objects in the rear seat or cargo area which would interfere with your vision through the rear window.

WARNING
Mirror adjustment
Do not adjust the rearview mirror while the vehicle is moving. This could result in loss of control.

WARNING
Do not modify the inside mirror and don’t install a wide mirror. It could result in injury during an accident or deploy-ment of the air bag.

Electrochromic mirror (ECM) (if equipped)

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The electric rearview mirror automatically controls the glare from the head-lights of the vehicles behind you in nighttime or low light driving conditions. The sensor mounted in the mirror senses the light level around the vehicle, and automatically controls the headlight glare from the vehicles behind you.
Whenever the gear is shifted into reverse (R), the mirror will automatically go to the brightest setting in order to improve the driver’s view behind the vehicle.

CAUTION
When cleaning the mirror, use a paper towel or similar material dampened with glass cleaner. Do not spray glass cleaner directly on the mirror. It may cause the liquid cleaner to enter the mirror housing.

Electrochromic mirror (ECM) with HomeLink씾 system (if equipped)

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  1.  HomeLink Channel 1
  2.  HomeLink Channel 2
  3. HomeLink Channel 3
  4. Garage Door Opener Status Indicator: Closing or Closed
  5. HomeLink Operation Indicator
  6. Garage Door Opener Status Indicator: Opening or Opened
  7. HomeLink User Interface Indicator Your vehicle may be equipped with a Gentex Automatic-Dimming Mirror with an Integrated HomeLink씾 Wireless Control System.

During nighttime driving, this feature will automatically detect and reduce rear-view mirror glare. The HomeLink씾 Universal Transceiver allows you to activate your garage door(s), electric gate, home lighting, etc.
Automatic-Dimming Night Vision Safety™ (NVS씾) Mirror (if equipped)
The NVS씾 Mirror automatically reduces glare by monitoring light levels in the front and the rear of the vehicle. Any object that obstructs either light sensor will degrade the automatic dimming control feature.
For more information regarding NVS씾 mirrors and other applications, please refer to the Gentex website:
www.gentex.com
Your mirror will automatically dim upon detecting glare from the vehicles traveling behind you.
The mirror defaults to the ON position each time the vehicle is started.
Integrated HomeLink씾 Wireless Control System
The HomeLink씾 Wireless Control System provides a convenient way to replace up to three handheld radio-frequency (RF) transmitters used to activate compatible devices such as gate operators, garage door openers, entry door locks, security systems, and home lighting.

NOTICE
Considering the Home Security when the vehicle is parked outside the garage, the HomeLink will ONLY work when the  ENGINE START/STOP button is in ACC position or ON position.

CAUTION
Before programming HomeLink to a garage door opener or gate operator, make sure that people and objects are out of the way of the device to prevent potential harm or damage. When programming a garage door opener, it is advised to park outside of the garage.
Do not use HomeLink with any garage door opener that lacks safety stop and reverse features as required by U.S. federal safety standards (this includes any garage door opener model manufactured before April 1, 1982). A garage door that cannot detect an object signal-ing the door to stop and reverse – does not meet current U.S. federal safety standards. For more information, con-tact HomeLink at www.homelink.com, or call HomeLink customer support at 1-800-355-3515.
It is also recommended that a new battery be replaced in the hand-held transmitter of the device being trained to HomeLink for quicker training and accurate transmission of the radio frequency.

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Kia Stinger 2022 Instrument Cluster User Guide

2022 Kia Stinger Instrument Cluster Guidelines

Instrument cluster

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  1. Tachometer
  2. Speedometer
  3.  Engine coolant temperature gauge
  4. Fuel gauge
  5. Warning and indicator lights
  6.  LCD display

* The actual cluster in the vehicle may differ from the illustration. For more details, refer to the “Gauges” on page 4-70.

Instrument cluster control

Adjusting Instrument Cluster Illumination
The brightness of the instrument panel illumination is changed by pressing the illumination control button when the ENGINE START/STOP button is ON, or the taillights are turned on.

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  •  If you hold the illumination control button  the brightness will be changed continuously.
  •  If the brightness reaches to the  maximum or minimum level, an alarm will sound.

LCD display control

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The LCD display modes can be changed by using the control but-tons on the steering wheel.

  1.  : MODE button for change the LCD MODES
  2. : MODE scroll switch for select the items
  3. OK : SET/RESET button for the 3. OK : SET/RESET button for the

* For the LCD modes, refer to “LCD display” on page 4-75.

Gauges

Speedometer

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The speedometer indicates the speed of the vehicle and is calibrated in miles per hour (mph) and/or kilometers per hour (km/h).

Tachometer

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The tachometer indicates the approximate number of engine revolutions per minute (rpm).
Use the tachometer to select the correct shift points and to prevent lugging and/or over-revving the engine.

CAUTION
Red zone

Do not operate the engine within the tachometer’s RED ZONE. This may cause severe engine damage.

Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge

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Kia Stinger 2022 LCD Display User Guide

Kia Stinger 2022 LCD Display User Guide

Kia Stinger 2022 LCD Display User Guide

LCD display

LCD display modes

 Mode
   

Sport

(if equipped)

 

Trip Computer

 

Turn by Turn (if equipped)

 

%riving Assist

 

User Set- tings

(if equipped)

 

Information

 

Master warning

Up/

%own

 

Gauges

Accumulated Info Route Guidance •     Lane
%departure 8arning/ Lane Keeping Assist/ Smart Cruise Control/ Lane Following Assist/ Highway
%riving
Assist
%river Assistance %digital Speedometer The Master 8arning mode dis- plays warning messages related to the vehicle when one or more systems is not operating normally.
  Since refueling %estimation
Info
Head-Up

%display

TPMS
%rive Information   Cluster  
Auto Stop Lights
  %oar
%river Attention
8arning
Convenience
  Units

The information provided may differ depending on which functions are applicable to your vehicle.
* For controlling the LCD modes, refer to “LCD display control” on page 4-69.

Sport mode (if equipped)

Type ALCD-Display-01

Type B
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This mode displays Oil temperature (1), Torque gauge (2), Turbo boost gauge (3).

Trip computer modeLCD-Display-02

The trip computer mode displays information related to vehicle driving parameters including Accumulated info, Driving information, and so on.

  • * For more details, refer to “Trip information (Trip computer)” on page 4-87.

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This mode displays the state of the navigation.

Driving Assist modeLCD-Display-05

  • Lane Departure Warning Lane Keeping Assist Lane Following Assist Smart Cruise Control Highway Driving Assist (if equipped)
  • Driver Attention Warning
    * For more details, refer to each system information in “Driving your vehicle” on page 5-6.

Setting (if equipped)
To change the Driver Assistance settings, press the OK button on the steering wheel for more than 1 second when the Driving Assist mode is displayed.

WARNING
While driving, please do not change the setting mode. It may distract your attention and cause the accident.

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Kia Stinger 2022 Warning and Indicator Lights User Guide

2022 Kia Stinger Warning and Indicator Lights Instructions

Warning and indicator lights

Warning lights

NOTICE
Warning lights
Make sure that all warning lights are OFF after starting the engine. If any light is still ON, this indicates a situation that needs attention.

Air bag Warning Light
This warning light illuminates:

  • Once you set the ENGINE START/STOP button to the ON position.
    • It illuminates for approximately 6 seconds and then goes off.
  • When there is a malfunction with the SRS.
    In this case, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.

Seat Belt Warning Light

  • This warning light informs the driver that the seat belt is not fastened.

* For more details, refer to “Seat belts” on page 3-22.

Parking Brake & Brake Fluid Warning Light
This warning light illuminates:

  • Once you set the ENGINE START/ STOP button to the ON position.
    • It illuminates for approximately 3 seconds.
    • It remains on if the parking brake is applied.
  • When the parking brake is applied.
  • When the brake fluid level in the reservoir is low.
    • if the warning light illuminates with the parking brake released, it indicates the brake fluid level in reservoir is low.

If the brake fluid level in the reservoir is low:

  1. Drive carefully to the nearest safe location and stop your vehicle.
  2. With the engine stopped, check the brake fluid level immediately and add fluid as required (For more details, refer to “Brake fluid” on page 7-32). Then check all brake components for fluid leaks. If any leak on the brake system is still found, the warning light remains on, or the brakes do not operate properly, do not drive the vehicle.
    In this case, have your vehicle towed to an authorized Kia dealer and inspected.

Dual-diagonal braking system
Your vehicle is equipped with dual diagonal braking systems. This means you still have braking on two wheels even if one of the dual systems should fail.
With only one of the dual systems working, more than normal pedal travel and greater pedal pressure are required to stop the vehicle. Also, the vehicle will not stop in as short a distance with only a portion of the brake system working.
If the brakes fail while you are driving, shift to a lower gear for additional engine braking and stop the vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so.

WARNING
Parking Brake & Brake Fluid Warning Light
Driving the vehicle with a warning light ON is dangerous. If the Parking Brake & Brake Fluid Warning Light illuminates with the parking brake released, it indicates that the brake fluid level is low.
In this case, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.

Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
This warning light illuminates:

  • Once you set the ENGINE START/STOP button to the ON position.
    • It illuminates for approximately 3 seconds and then goes off.
  • When there is a malfunction with the ABS (The normal braking system will still be operational with-out the assistance of the anti-lock brake system).
    In this case, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.

Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) System Warning Light
These two warning lights illuminate at the same time while driving:

  • When the ABS and regular brake system may not work normally. In this case, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.

WARNING

Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) System Warning Light
When both ABS and Parking Brake & Brake Fluid Warning Lights are on, the brake system will not work normally and you may experience an unexpected and dangerous situation during sudden braking.
In this case, avoid high-speed driving and abrupt braking. Have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer as soon as possible.

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Kia Stinger 2022 Head Up Display (HUD) and Rear View Monitor (RVM) User Guide

2022 Kia Stinger Head Up Display (HUD) and Rear View Monitor (RVM)

Kia Stinger 2022 Head Up Display (HUD) User Guide

Head Up Display (HUD)

Description

Kia-Stinger-2022-Head-Up-Display-(HUD)-User-Guide-01The Head Up Display is a transparent display which projects some information of the instrument cluster and navigation on the windshield glass.

  • The Head Up Display image on the windshield glass may be invisible when:
    • Sitting posture is bad.
    • Wearing a polarized sunglasses.
    • There is an object on the cover of the Head Up Display.
    • Driving on a wet road.
    • An inadequate lighting is turned on inside the vehicle.
    • Any light comes from the out-side.
    • Wearing an inadequate glasses to your eyesight.
  • If the Head Up Display image is not shown well, adjust the height, rotation or illumination of the Head Up Display in the LCD Dis-play.
    * For more details, refer to “LCD display modes” on page 4-75.
  • When the Head Up Display needs inspection or repair, consult an authorized Kia dealer.

WARNING
Head Up Display

  • Do not make the front windshield glass have window tint or other types of metallic coating. Other-wise, the Head Up Display image may be invisible.
  • Do not place any accessories on the crash pad or attach any objects on the windshield glass.
  • As Blind-Spot Collision Warning is a supplemental device for your safe driving, it may be dangerous to rely on only the BCW information of the Head Up Display image when changing the lane. Always pay attention to drive safely.

CAUTION
When replacing the front windshield glass of the vehicles equipped with the Head Up Display, replace it with a windshield glass designed for the Head Up Display operation. Other-wise, duplicated images may be dis-played on the windshield glass.

Head Up Display ON/OFF

The Head-up display is activated or deactivated when you select User Settings (LCD display) or Setup → Vehicle (Infotainment System screen) → Head-up display → Enable Head-Up Display.

Head Up Display Information

  1. Turn By Turn navigation information
  2. Road signs
  3. Speedometer
  4. SCC setting speed
  5. SCC vehicle distance information
  6. Lane Safety information
  7. Blind-Spot Safety information
  8. Warning lights (Low fuel)
  9. AV mode information
  10. Lane Following Assist information
  11. Highway Driving Assist information (if equipped)
  12. Highway Auto Speed Change information (if equipped)

Head Up Display Setting

On the LCD display, you can change the head up display settings as follows.

  1. Enable Head-Up Display
  2. Display Height
  3. Rotation
  4. Brightness
  5. Content Selection
    * For more details, Refer to “LCD display modes” on pages 4-75.

Kia Stinger 2022 Rear View Monitor (RVM) User Guide

Rear View Monitor (RVM)

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Rear View Monitor will show the area behind the vehicle to assist you when parking or backing up.

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Kia Stinger 2022 Surround View Monitor (SVM) User Guide

2022 Kia Stinger Surround View Monitor (SVM) Instructions

Kia Stinger 2022 Surround View Monitor (SVM) User Guide

Surround View Monitor (SVM)

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Surround View Monitor can assist in parking by allowing the driver to see around the vehicle.

  • Surround View Monitor park assist view function can assist in parking by allowing the driver to see around the vehicle with the different view modes.
  • Surround View Monitor will assist in parking by allowing the driver to see around the vehicle.
  • For more detailed information, refer to a separately supplied Infotainment system manual.

Detecting sensor

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SVM-rear view camera (4)

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Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensors.

Function settings

Camera Setting

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  • You can change Surround View Monitor settings by pressing the setup icon ( ) on the screen while the function is operating, or select ‘Setup → Vehicle (Infotainment System screen) → Driver Assistance → Parking Safety → Camera Settings’ from the Set-tings menu in the Settings in the Infotainment System screen while the ENGINE START/STOP button is in the ON position.
  •  You can change the settings of the following information:
    •  Top view
    •  Rearview
    • Parking distance warning
  • You can change the following lists in the screen settings:
    • brightness (daytime)
    • brightness (nighttime)
    • contrast

Top view

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Kia Stinger 2022 Reverse Parking Distance Warning (PDW) User Guide

2022 Kia Stinger Reverse Parking Distance Warning (PDW)

Reverse Parking Distance Warning (PDW)

Reverse Parking Distance Warning will warn the driver if an obstacle is detected when the vehicle is backing up at low speeds.

WARNING

  • Reverse Parking Distance Warning is a supplemental function. The operation of Reverse Parking Distance Warning can be affected by several factors (including environmental conditions). It is the responsibility of the driver to always check the rear view before and while parking.
  • Pay close attention when driving near objects, pedestrians, and especially children.
  • Some objects may not be detected by the ultrasonic sensors due to the objects distance, size or material, all of which can limit the effectiveness of the sensor.
  • Your new vehicle warranty does not cover any accidents or damage to the vehicle or injuries to its occupants.

Detecting sensor
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CAUTION

  • Take the following precautions to maintain optimal performance of the detecting sensor:
    • Never disassemble the detecting sensors or sensor assembly, or apply any impact on it.
    • If the detecting sensors have been replaced or repaired, have the system inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.
  • Reverse Parking Distance Warning may not operate normally when:
    • Moisture is frozen on the sensor
    • Sensor is covered with foreign matters,
      such as snow or water
  • Reverse Parking Distance Warning will operate normally when such foreign matters are removed.
  • Reverse Parking Distance Warning may malfunction when:
    •  Driving on uneven road, gravel roads or bushes
    • Objects that generates ultrasonic waves such as vehicle horns, loud motorcycle engine sound or truck air brakes are near the sensor
    • Heavy rain or water spray is present
    • Wireless transmitters or mobile phones are present near the sensor
    • The sensor is covered with snow
    • Affected by another vehicle’s sensors
    • Water flows on the surface of the sensor
    • Installing the license plate differently from the original location
  • Detecting range may decrease when:
    • Sensor is covered with foreign matters, such as snow or water
    • The weather is extremely hot or cold
  • Reverse Parking Distance Warning will operate normally when such foreign matters are removed.
  • The following objects may not be detected:
    • Sharp or slim objects, such as ropes, chains or small poles
    • Objects, which tend to absorb sensor frequency, such as clothes, spongy material or snow
    • Objects smaller than 40 in. (1 m) in length and narrower than 6 in. (14 cm) in diameter

Reverse Parking Distance Warning settings

Warning volume
With the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, select ‘Driver Assistance → Warning Volume’ from the Settings menu to change the warning volume to ‘High’, ‘Medium’ or ‘Low’ for Reverse Parking Distance Warning.
If you change the warning volume, the warning volume of other Driver Assistance systems may change.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning (PDW) User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning (PDW)

Forward/Reverse Park+ing Distance Warning (PDW)

Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning will warn the driver by warning indicator or sound if a person, animal, or object in a certain range is detected from the front/rear ultrasonic sensors (1) when the vehicle is moving forward or backward at low speeds.
Detecting sensor
Front ultrasonic sensor

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Rear ultrasonic sensor

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Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensor.

Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning settings

Warning volume

  • With the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, select ‘Driver Assistance → Warning Volume’ from the Settings menu to change the warning volume to ‘High’, ‘Medium’ or ‘Low’ for forwarding/Reverse Parking Distance Warning. “Parking Distance Warning Auto  On” Setting
  • Parking Distance Warning Auto On is activated or deactivated when you select ‘User Settings (LCD display) or Setup → Vehicle (Infotainment System screen) → Driver Assistance → Parking Safety → Parking Distance Warning Auto On’. For more details, refer to “LCD display modes” on page 4-67.
    If your vehicle is equipped with an additional Infotainment System, please scan the QR code in a separately supplied Car Infotainment System Quick Reference Guide.

Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning operation

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  •  Press the Parking Safety button ( ) to turn the function on and off.
  • When the Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning is off (button indicator light off), if you shift the gear to R (Reverse), the Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning will automatically turn on.
  • The Parking Safety ( ) button indicator light will illuminate when the Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning operates. When the vehicle speed exceeds 19 mph (30 km/h), Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning will turn off and the button indicator light will not illuminate.
  • When the gear is shifted to R (Reverse), even if the button is repressed, the button indicator light will not turn off and the Forward/Reverse Parking Distance Warning will operate to assist safe parking.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Lighting User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Lighting Instructions

Lighting

Battery saver function

The purpose of this feature is to prevent the battery from being discharged if the lights are left in the ON position.
The system automatically shuts off the parking lights after the engine is off and the driver’s door is opened.
However, the position lamps stay ON even when the driver-side door is opened if the light switch is operated after the engine is turned off.
If necessary, to keep the lamps on turn the position lamps OFF and ON again using the headlamp switch on the steering column after the engine is turned off.

Headlight (Headlamp) escort function

If you press the ENGINE START/STOP button to the ACC or OFF position with the head lights ON, the headlights remain on for about 5 minutes. How-ever, if the driver’s door is opened and closed, the headlights are turned off after 15 seconds.
The headlights can be turned off by pressing the lock button on the transmit-ter (or smart key) twice or turning the light switch to the OFF position.
Headlight escort function is activated or deactivated when you select ‘User Set-tings (LCD display) or Setup → Vehicle (Infotainment System screen) → Lights Headlight Delay’ from the Settings menu in the cluster LCD display or the Infotainment System screen.

* For more details, refer to “LCD display * For more details, refer to “LCD display

INFORMATION
The infotainment system may change after software updates. For more information, refer to the user`s manual pro-vided in the infotainment system and the quick reference guide.

Lighting control

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The light switch has a Headlight and a Parking light position.
To operate the lights, turn the knob at the end of the control lever to one of the following positions:

  1. OFF position
  2. Auto light position
  3.  Parking & Tail light
  4. Headlight position

Daytime running light

The Daytime Running Lights (DRL) can make it easier for others to see the front of your vehicle during the day. DRL can be helpful in many different driving conditions, and it is especially helpful after dawn and before sunset.
The DRL system will turn the dedicated lamp OFF when :

  1. 1. The tail light is on
    • It includes that the tail light is on in the dark when the light switch is in the auto light position.
  2. The engine is off
  3.  Engaging the Parking Brake

Parking & Tail light 

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Kia Stinger 2023 Wipers and Washers User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Wipers and Washers

Wipers and washers

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  • A : Wiper speed control (front)
    • MIST – Single wipe
    • OFF – Off
    • AUTO – Auto control wipe (Rain sensor)
    • LO – Low wiper speed
    • HI – High wiper speed
  • B : Intermittent control wipe time adjustment
  • C : Wash with brief wipes (front)*

Windshield wipers

Operates as follows when the ignition switch is turned ON.

  • MIST : For a single wiping cycle, move the lever to this (MIST) position and release it. The wipers will operate continuously if the lever is held in this position.
  • OFF : Wiper is not in operation
  • LO : Normal wiper speed
  • HI : Fast wiper speed

NOTICE
If there is heavy accumulation of snow or ice on the windshield, defrost the windshield for about 10 minutes, or until
the snow and/or ice is removed before using the windshield wipers to ensure proper operation.
If you do not remove the snow and/or ice before using the wiper and washer, it may damage the wiper and washer system.

Auto controlKia-Stinger-2023-Wipers-and-Washers-User-Guide-02The rain sensor (A) located on the upper end of the windshield glass senses the amount of rainfall and controls the wiping cycle for the proper interval. The more it rains, the faster the wiper operates. When the rain stops, the wiper stops.
To vary the speed setting, turn the speed control knob (1).
If the wiper switch is set in AUTO mode when the ignition switch is ON, the wiper will operate once to perform a self-check of the system. Set the wiper to OFF position when the wiper is not in use.

WARNING: When the ignition switch is ON and the windshield wiper switch is placed in the AUTO mode, use caution in the following situations to avoid any injury to the hands or other parts of the body:

  • Do not touch the upper end of the windshield glass facing the rain sensor.
  • Do not wipe the upper end of the windshield glass with a damp or wet cloth.
  • Do not put pressure on the windshield glass.

CAUTION

  • When washing the vehicle, set the  wiper switch in the OFF position to stop the auto wiper operation.
    The wiper may operate and be dam-aged if the switch is set in the AUTO mode while washing the vehicle.
  • Do not remove the sensor cover located on the upper end of the passenger side windshield glass. Damage to system parts could occur and may not be covered by your vehicle warranty.
  • When starting the vehicle in winter, set the wiper switch in the OFF position. Otherwise, wipers may operate and ice may damage the windshield wiper blades. Always remove all snow and ice and defrost the windshield properly prior to operating the wind-shield wipers.

Front windshield washers

Kia-Stinger-2023-Wipers-and-Washers-User-Guide-03In the OFF position, pull the lever gently toward you to spray washer fluid on the windshield and to run the wipers 1-3 cycles.
Use this function when the windshield is dirty.
The spray and wiper operation will continue until you release the lever.
If the washer does not work, check the washer fluid level. If the fluid level is not sufficient, you will need to add appropriate non-abrasive windshield washer fluid to the washer reservoir. The reservoir filler neck is located in the front of the engine compartment on the passenger side.

CAUTION
Washer pump
To prevent possible damage to the washer pump, do not operate the washer when the fluid reservoir is empty.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Interior Light And Welcome System User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Interior Light And Welcome System

Interior light

CAUTION
Do not use the interior lights for extended periods when the engine is not running.
It may cause battery discharge.

WARNING: Do not use the interior lights when driving in the dark. Accidents could happen because the view may be obscured by interior lights.

Automatic turn off function

The interior lights automatically turn off approximately 20 minutes after the ENGINE START/STOP button is turned off.
If your vehicle is equipped with the theft alarm system, the interior lights automatically turns off approximately 5 seconds after the system is armed stage.

Map lamp

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  • (1): Press the lamps to turn the front  map lamps on and off.
  • DOOR (2):
    • The map lamp and room lamp comes on when a door is opened. The lamps go out after approximately 30 seconds.
    • The map lamp and room lamp comes on for approximately 30 seconds when doors are unlocked with a transmitter or smart key as long as the doors are not opened.
    • The map lamp and room lamp will stay on for approximately 20 minutes if a door is opened with the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ACC or OFF position.
    • The map lamp and room lamp will stay on continuously if the door is opened with the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position.
    • The map lamp and room lamp will go out immediately if the ENGINE START/STOP button is changed to the ON position or all doors are locke
    • To turn off the DOOR mode, press the DOOR button (2) once again (not pressed).

NOTICE: The DOOR mode and ROOM mode can not be selected at a time.

  • Type A
    ON (3): Press this switch to turn the front and rear room lamps on and off.
  • Type B
    ON (3): Press this switch to turn the front and rear room lamps on.
    OFF (4): Press this switch to turn the front and rear room lamps off.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Defroster User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Defroster And Climate Control System

Defroster

CAUTION
To prevent damage to the conductors bonded to the inside surface of the rear window, never use sharp instruments or window cleaners containing abrasives to clean the win

NOTICE: If you want to defrost and defog the front windshield, refer to “Windshield defrosting and defogging” on page 4-134.

Rear window defroster

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The defroster heats the window to remove frost, fog and thin ice from the rear window, while the engine is running.
To activate the rear window defroster, press the rear window defroster button located in the center facia switch panel. The indicator on the rear window defroster button illuminates when the defroster is ON.
If there is heavy accumulation of snow on the rear window, brush it off before operating the rear defroster.
The rear window defroster automatically turns off after approximately 20 minutes or when the ENGINE START/STOP but-ton is turned off. To turn off the defroster, press the rear window defroster button again.

Outside rearview mirror defroster
If your vehicle is equipped with the out-side rearview mirror defrosters, they will operate at the same time you turn on the rear window defroster.

Climate control system

System operation

Ventilation

  1. Set the mode to the position.
  2. Set the air intake control to the outside (fresh) air position.
  3. Set the temperature control to the desired position.
  4. Set the fan speed control to the desired speed.

Heating

  1. Set the mode to the position.
  2. Set the air intake control to the outside (fresh) air position.
  3. Set the temperature control to the desired position.
  4. Set the fan speed control to the desired speed.
  5. If dehumidified heating is desired, turn the air conditioning system on.

Operation Tips

  • To keep dust or unpleasant fumes from entering the vehicle through the ventilation system, temporarily set the air intake control to the recirculated air position. Be sure to return the control to the fresh air position when the irritation has passed to keep fresh air in the vehicle. This will help keep the driver alert and comfortable.
  • Air for the heating/cooling system is drawn in through the grilles just ahead of the windshield. Care should be taken that these are not blocked by leaves, snow, ice or other obstructions.
  • To prevent interior fog on the windshield, set the air intake control to the fresh air position and fan speed to the desired position, turn on the air conditioning system and adjust the temperature control to the desired temperature.
  • If the windshield fogs up, set the mode to the or position.

CAUTION
Operating the blower when the ENGINE START/STOP button is in the ON position could cause the battery to discharge. Operate the blower when the engine is running.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Automatic Climate Control System User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Automatic Climate Control System

Automatic climate control system

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System Overview

  1. Driver’s temperature control knob
  2.  AUTO (automatic control) button
  3.  Front windshield defroster button
  4.  Rear window defroster button
  5.  Air conditioning button
  6. Air intake control button
  7.  OFF button
  8.  Fan speed control button
  9. Mode selection button
  10. Passenger’s temperature control knob
  11.  SYNC temperature control selection button
  12.  Climate control display
  13. Rear temperature control knob

Automatic heating and air conditioning

  1. Automatic heating and air conditioning fan speeds, air intake and air-conditioning will be controlled automatically according to the temperature setting.
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  2.  Turn the temperature control knob to the desired temperature.

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NOTICE

  • To turn the automatic operation off, select any button or switch of the following:
    •  Mode selection button
    •  Air conditioning button
    • – Front windshield defroster button (Press the button one more time to deselect the front windshield defroster function. The ‘AUTO’ sign will illuminate on the information display once again.)
    •  Air intake control button
    • Fan speed control button The selected function will be con-trolled manually while other functions operate automatically.
  • For your convenience and to improve the effectiveness of the climate control, use the AUTO button and set the temperature to 73℉ (23℃)

NOTICE
Never place anything over the sensor located on the instrument panel to ensure better control of the heating and cooling system.

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Mode selection

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The mode selection button controls the direction of the air flow through the ventilation system.

The air flow outlet port is converted as follows:

Face-Level
Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face. Additionally, each outlet can be controlled to direct the air dis-charged from the outlet.

Bi-Level
Air flow is directed towards the face and the floor.

Floor-Level
Most of the air flow is directed to the floor, with a small amount of the air being directed to the windshield and side window defrosters.

Floor/Defrost-Level
Most of the air flow is directed to the floor and the windshield with a small amount directed to the side window defrosters.

NOTICE

2nd row outlet vents (E,F)

  • The air flow of the 2nd row outlet vents is controlled by the front climate control system and delivered through the inside air duct of the floor (E, F).
  • The air flow of the 2nd row outlet vents (E, F) may be weaker than the instrument panel vents for the long air duct.

Defrost-Level

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Most of the airflow is directed to the windshield with a small amount of air directed to the side window defrosters.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Windshield Defrosting & Defogging And Storage Compartments User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Windshield Defrosting, Defogging And Storage Compartment

Windshield defrosting and defogging

Automatic climate control system

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  1.  Set the fan speed to the desired position.
  2. Select desired temperature.
  3. Press the defroster button
  4.  The air conditioning will turn on according to the detected ambient temperature and outside (fresh) air position will be selected automatically.

If the air conditioning and outside (fresh) air position are not selected automatically, adjust the corresponding button manually. If the position is  selected, lower fan speed is adjusted to a higher fan speed.

To defrost outside windshield

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  1. Set the fan speed to the highest position.
  2. Set the temperature to the extreme hot (HI) position.
  3. Press the defroster button
  4. The air conditioning will turn on according to the detected ambient temperature and outside (fresh) air position will be selected automatically.

Operation tips

  • For maximum defrosting, set the temperature control to the extreme right/hot position and the fan speed control to the highest speed.
  •  If warm air to the floor is desired while
    defrosting or defogging, set the mode to the floor-defrost position.
  • Before driving, clear all snow and ice from the windshield, rear window, outside rear view mirrors, and all side windows.
  •  Clear all snow and ice from the hood and air inlet in the cowl grill to improve heater and defroster efficiency and to reduce the probability of fogging up the inside of the wind-shield.

WARNING
Windshield heating

Do not use the during cooling operation in extremely humid weather. The difference between the temperature of the outside air and the windshield could cause the outer surface of the windshield to fog up, causing loss of visibility. In this case, set the mode selection to the and fan speed control to the lower speed.

Defogging logic

To reduce the probability of fogging up the inside of the windshield, the air intake or air conditioning are controlled automatically according to certain conditions such as or position.
To cancel or return the defogging logic, do the following.

Automatic climate control system

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  1. Turn the ENGINE START/STOP button to the ON position.
  2. Press the defroster button (
  3. While pressing the air conditioning button (A/C), press the air intake control button at least 5 times within 3
    seconds.
    The indicator on the air intake button will blink 3 times. It indicates that the defogging logic is canceled or returned to the programmed status.
    If the battery has been discharged or disconnected, it resets to the defog logic status.

Auto defogging system

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Kia Stinger 2023 Interior Features, Infotainment System And Declaration User Guide

Kia Stinger 2023 Interior Features and Infotainment System

Interior features

Cup holder

WARNIN
Hot liquids
Do not place uncovered cups with hot liquid in the cup holder while the vehicle is in motion. If the hot liquid spills, you may burn yourself. Such a burn to the driver could lead to loss of control of the vehicle.

CAUTION
Keep your drinks sealed while driving to prevent spilling your drink. If liquid spills, it may get into the vehicle’s electrical/electronic system and damage electrical/electronic parts.

CAUTION
When cleaning spilled liquids, do not use heat to dry the cup holders. This may damage the cup holder.

Front seat

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Rear seat

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Cups or small beverage cans may be placed in the cup holders.

Seat warmer

Front seat – Type A

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Front seat – Type B

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Rear seat (if equipped)

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The seat warmer is provided to warm the front seats during cold weather. With the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, push up either of the switches to warm the driver’s seat or the front passenger’s seat.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Before Driving and Eco-Coasting System User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Before Driving and Eco-Coasting System

Before driving

Before entering vehicle

  • Be sure that all windows, outside mirror(s), and outside lights are clean.
  • Check the condition of the tires.
  •  Check under the vehicle for any sign of leaks.
  •  Be sure there are no obstacles behind you if you intend to back up.

Necessary inspections

Fluid levels, such as engine oil, engine coolant, brake fluid, and washer fluid should be checked on a regular basis, at the exact interval depending on the fluid. Further details are provided in section 7, “Maintenance”.

WARNING
Distracted driving

Focus on the road while driving. The driver’s primary responsibility is in the safe and legal operation of the vehicle. Use of any handled devices, other equipment or vehicle systems that distract the driver should not be used during vehicle operation.

Before starting

  • Close and lock all doors.
  •  Position the seat so that all controls are easily reached.
  • Buckle your seat belt.
  • Adjust the inside and outside rearview mirrors.
  •  Be sure that all lights work.
  •  Check all gauges.
  • Check the operation of warning lights when the ENGINE START/STOP button is turned to the ON position.

WARNING
Driving while intoxicated

Do not drive while intoxicated. Drinking and driving is dangerous. Even a small amount of alcohol will affect your reflexes, perceptions and judgment.
Driving while under the influence of drugs is as dangerous as or more dangerous than driving drunk.

Kia Stinger 2023 The Eco-Coasting System

The Eco-coasting system

When certain conditions are met, the engine is automatically decoupled from the transmission while the shift lever remains in D (Drive). In this ECO Coasting mode, the engine stays at idling speed to reduce fuel consumption and increase coasting distance. The engine is automatically coupled back again when ECO Coasting deactivation conditions are met. Please refer to ECO Coasting activation and deactivation conditions.

The Eco-Coasting system setting

The Eco-Coasting system activates if select the Eco-Coasting system from the Infotainment System screen: “Setup → Vehicle → Drive Mode → CUSTOM” .
When the Eco-Coasting system is activated, the message “Coasting” appears at the top center of the cluster.

INFORMATION
The infotainment system may change after software updates. For more information, refer to the user`s manual provided in the infotainment system and the quick reference guide.

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Kia Stinger 2023 ENGINE START/STOP Button User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger ENGINE START/STOP Button

ENGINE START/STOP button

Illuminated ENGINE START/STOP button

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Whenever the front door is opened, the ENGINE START/STOP button will illuminate for your convenience. The light will go off after about 30 seconds when the door is closed.
When all doors are closed and you lock the vehicle by using the transmitter or the smart key, the light will go off immediately.

ENGINE START/STOP button position

OFF
To turn off the engine (START/RUN position) or vehicle power (ON position), press the ENGINE START/STOP button with the shift lever in the P (Park) position. When you press the ENGINE START/STOP button without the shift lever in the P (Park) position, the ENGINE START/STOP button will not change to the OFF position but to the ACC position.
In an emergency situation while the vehicle is in motion, you are able to turn the engine off and to the ACC position by pressing the ENGINE START/STOP button for more than 2 seconds or 3 times successively within 3 seconds. If the vehicle is still moving, you can restart the engine without depressing the brake pedal by pressing the ENGINE START/STOP button with the shift lever in the N (Neutral) position.
ACC (Accessory)

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Press the ENGINE START/STOP button while it is in the OFF position without depressing the brake pedal.
If the ENGINE START/STOP button is in the ACC position for more than 1 hour, the button is turned off automatically to prevent battery discharge.
Accessory is displayed on the LCD of the cluster.

ON
Press the ENGINE START/STOP button while it is in the ACC position without depressing the brake pedal.
The warning lights can be checked before the engine is started. Do not leave the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position for an extended period of time. The battery may discharge, because the engine is not running.

START/RUN
To start the engine, depress the brake pedal and press the ENGINE START/STOP button with the shift lever in the P (Park) or the N (Neutral) position. For your safety, start the engine with the shift lever in the P (Park) position.
If you press the ENGINE START/STOP button without depressing the brake pedal, the engine will not start and the ENGINE START/STOP button changes as follow:
OFF → ACC → ON → OFF or ACC

NOTICE
If you leave the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ACC or ON position for an extended period of time, the battery will discharge.

WARNING
Starting vehicle

Never press the ENGINE START/STOP button while the vehicle is in motion except in an emergency. This would result in loss of directional control and braking function, which could cause an accident.

Starting the engine with a smart key

  1. Carry the smart key or place it inside the vehicle.
  2.  Make sure the parking brake is firmly applied
  3. Place the shift lever in P (Park). Depress the brake pedal fully. You can also start the engine when the shift lever is in the N (Neutral) position.
  4. Press the ENGINE START/STOP but-ton while depressing the brake pedal.
  5. Do not wait for the engine to warm up while the vehicle remains stationary. Start driving at moderate engine speeds. (Steep accelerating and decelerating should be avoided.)
  • Even if the smart key is in the vehicle, if it is far away from you, the engine may not start.
  •  When the ENGINE START/STOP but-ton is in the ACC or ON position and any door is opened, the system checks for the presents of the smart key. If the smart key is not in the vehicle, a message “key is not in the vehicle” will appear on the LCD display. And if all doors are closed, the chime will sound for 5 seconds. The indicator or warning will turn off while the vehicle is moving. Always have the smart key with you.

WARNING
Unintended vehicle movement

Never leave the smart key in the vehicle with children or vehicle occupants who are unfamiliar with the vehicle operation. Pushing the ENGINE START/STOP but-ton while the smart key is in the vehicle may result in unintended engine activation and/or unintended vehicle movement.

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Kia Stinger 2023 ISG (Idle Stop and Go) System User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger ISG (Idle Stop and Go) System

ISG (Idle Stop and Go) system

Your vehicle may be equipped with the ISG system, which reduces fuel consumption by automatically shutting down the engine, when the vehicle is at a standstill. (For example: red light, stop sign and traffic jam)
The engine starts automatically as soon as the starting conditions are met.
The ISG system is ON whenever the engine is running.

NOTICE
When the engine automatically starts by the ISG system, some warning lights
(ABS, ESC, ESC OFF, MDPS or parking brake warning light) may turn on for a few seconds.
This happens because of low battery voltage. It does not mean the system has malfunctioned.

 Auto stop

To stop the engine in idle stop mode

Type A

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Type B

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Stop the vehicle completely by pressing the brake pedal and the shift lever is in the D (Drive) or N (Neutral) position.
The engine will stop and the green
AUTO STOP( ) indicator on the instrument cluster will appear.

NOTICE

If you open the engine hood in auto stop mode, the following will happen:

  • The ISG system will deactivate (the light on the ISG OFF button will illuminate). In this case, be sure to depress the brake pedal and start the engine using the ENGINE START/STOP but-ton.
  •  A message will appear on the LCD dis- play.
  •  If you move the transmission lever to R without depressing the brake pedal after stopping engine automatically, the engine does not restart automatically and warning chime alarms. When it happens, press brake pedal for auto start.

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 Auto start

To restart the engine from idle stop mode

  • Release the brake pedal. or
  • Move the shift gear to the R (Reverse) position or the manual mode while depressing the brake pedal.
    The engine will start and the green AUTO STOP indicator ( ) on the instrument cluster will change to white.

The engine will also restart automatically without the driver’s any actions if the following occurs:

  • The brake vacuum pressure is low
  • The engine has stopped for about 5 minutes
  •  The air conditioning is ON with the fan speed set to the 5th speed
  • The front defroster is ON
  • The battery is weak
  • The cooling and heating performance of the climate control system is unsatisfactory
  •  The vehicle is shifted to P (Park) when Auto Hold is activated
  •  The door is opened or the seatbelt is unfastened when Auto Hold is activated
  •  The EPB switch is pressed when Auto Hold is activated

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Kia Stinger 2023 Automatic Transmission User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Automatic Transmission

Automatic transmission

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  • Depress the brake pedal and the lock release button when shifting.
  • Press the lock release button when shifting.
  • The shift lever can be shifted freely.

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Automatic transmission operation

The automatic transmission has 8 for-ward speeds and one reverse speed. The individual speeds are selected automatically, depending on the position of the shift lever.

NOTICE

The first few shifts on a new vehicle, if the battery has been disconnected, may be somewhat abrupt. This is a normal condition, and the shifting sequence will adjust after shifts are cycled a few times by the TCM (Transmission Control Module) or PCM (Powertrain Control Module).

For smooth operation, depress the brake pedal and the lock release button when shifting from N (Neutral) to a forward or reverse gear.

WARNING.

Leaving Vehicle
Before leaving the driver’s seat, always make sure the shift lever is in the P (Park) position; then set the parking brake fully and shut the engine off. Do not use the P position in place of the parking brake. Always make sure the shift lever is locked in the P position and set the parking brake fully. Unexpected and sudden vehicle movement can occur if these precautions are not followed.

CAUTION

Transmission
To avoid damage to your transmission, do not accelerate the engine in R (Reverse) or any forward gear position with the brakes on. The transmission may be damaged if you shift into P (Park) while the vehicle is in motion.
When stopped on an incline, do not hold the vehicle with the engine power. Use the service brake or the parking brake.

Transmission ranges
The indicator in the instrument cluster displays the shift lever position when the ENGINE START/STOP button is in the ON position. P (Park)
Always come to a complete stop before shifting into P (Park). This position locks the transmission and prevents the drive wheels from rotating.
Shifting into P (Park) while the vehicle is in motion will cause the drive wheels to lock and will cause you to lose control of the vehicle.
R (Reverse)
Use this position to drive the vehicle backward.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Automatic Transmission (Shift-by-Wire) User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Automatic Transmission (Shift-by-Wire) 

Automatic transmission (shift-by-wire)

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When you move the shift lever (1), depress the brake pedal while pressing the UNLOCK button (2).
To shift the gear to P (Park), press the [P] button(3).

Automatic transmission operation

The automatic transmission has 8 forward speeds and one reverse speed.
The individual speeds are selected automatically in the D (Drive) position.

WARNING

To reduce the risk of serious injury or death:

  • ALWAYS check the surrounding areas near your vehicle for people, especially children, before shifting a vehicle into D (Drive) or R (Reverse).
  • Before leaving the driver’s seat, always make sure the shift lever is in the P (Park) position, then set the parking brake, and place the ENGINE START/STOP button in the OFF position. Unexpected and sudden vehicle movement can occur if these precautions are not followed.
  •  Do not use engine braking (rapidly shifting from a high gear to lower gear) on slippery roads. The vehicle may slip causing an accident.

Transmission ranges
The indicator in the instrument cluster displays the shift lever position when the ENGINE START/STOP button is in the ON position.
However, if the gear is in N (Neutral) or P (Park), the position is displayed on the instrument cluster when the ENGINE START/STOP button is in the OFF or ACC position.

CAUTION
Transmission

To avoid damage to your transmission, do not accelerate the engine in R (Reverse) or any forward gear position with the brakes on. The transmission may be damaged if you shift into P (Park) while the vehicle is in motion.

P (Park)

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Always come to a complete stop before shifting into P (Park). To shift the gear from R (Reverse), N
(Neutral), D (Drive) or Manual mode to P (Park), press the [P] button.
If you turn off the engine in D (Drive) or R (Reverse), the shifting automatically changes to P (Park).
When you park the vehicle, press the [P] button while depressing the brake pedal and then apply the parking brake.
To reduce rollaway risk, do not use the P (Park) position in place of the parking brake.

WARNING

  •  Shifting into P (Park) while the vehicle is in motion may cause you to lose control of the vehicle.
  • Do not use the P (Park) position in place of the parking brake.

R (Reverse)

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P (Park), N (Neutral) → R (Reverse)

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Kia Stinger 2023 All Wheel Drive (AWD) User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger All Wheel Drive (AWD) Instructions

Using All Wheel Drive (AWD)

The All Wheel Drive (AWD) System delivers engine power to front and rear wheels for maximum traction. AWD is useful when extra traction is required, such as when driving slippery, muddy, wet, or snow-covered roads.
If the system determines there is a need for four wheel drive, the engine’s driving power is distributed to all four wheels automatically.

WARNING
If the AWD warning light  stays on  the instrument cluster, your vehicle may have a malfunction with the AWD system. When the AWD warning light appears, we recommend that the vehicle be checked by an authorized Kia dealer as soon as possible.

WARNING
To reduce the risk of SERIOUS INJURY or DEATH:

  • Do not drive in conditions that exceed the vehicle’s intended design such as challenging off-road conditions.
  •  Avoid high speeds when cornering or turning.
  •  Do not make quick steering wheel movements, such as sharp lane changes or fast, sharp turns.
  •  The risk of a rollover is greatly increased if you lose control of your vehicle at highway speeds.
  • Loss of control often occurs if two or more wheels drop off the roadway and the driver over steers to reenter the roadway.
    In the event your vehicle leaves the  roadway, do not steer sharply. Instead, slow down before pulling back into the travel lanes.

NOTICE

  • Do not drive in water if the level is higher than the bottom of the vehicle.
  •  Check your brake condition once you are out of mud or water. Depress the brake pedal several times as you move slowly until you feel normal braking return.
  •  Shorten your scheduled maintenance interval if you drive in offroadcondi-tions such as sand, mud or water
    (Refer to “Maintenance under severe usage conditions – Turbo Models (For Smartstream G2.5 FR T-GDi)” on page 7-11.).
  • interval if you drive in off-road conditions such as sand, mud or water
    (Refer to “Maintenance under severe usage conditions – Turbo Models (For Smartstream G2.5 FR T-GDi)” on page 7-11.). by a flatbed tow truck.

For safe AWD operation
Before driving

  • Make sure all passengers are wearing seat belts.
  •  Sit upright and closer to the steering wheel than usual. Adjust the steering wheel to a position comfortable for you to drive.

Driving on snow-covered or icy roads

  • Start off slowly by applying the accelerator pedal gently.
  •  Use snow tires or tire chains.
  •  Keep sufficient distance between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you.
  •  Use engine braking during deceleration.
  •  Avoid speeding, rapid acceleration, sudden brake applications, and sharp turns to prevent skids.

Driving in sand or mud

  • Maintain slow and constant speed.
  •  Use tire chains driving in mud if necessary.
  •  Keep sufficient distance between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you.
  • Reduce vehicle speed and always check the road condition.
  • Avoid speeding, rapid acceleration ,sudden brake applications, and sharp turns to prevent getting stuck.

NOTIC
When the vehicle is stuck in snow, sand or mud, place a non-slip material under the drive wheels to provide traction OR slowly spin the wheels in forward and reverse directions which causes a rocking motion that may free the vehicle. Refer to “Rocking the vehicle” on page 5-137. However, avoid running the engine continuously at high rpm, which could damage the AWD system

NOTICE

  •  When putting the tire chains to the tire, be sure to attach the chain to the two rear wheels. In this case, drive below 18 mph and minimize the driving distance. High-speed or long-term driving with putting the tire chains may cause malfunction or damage to the four-wheel drive.
  • If tire chains must be used, use AutoSock (fabric snow chain) and install the tire chain after reviewing the instructions provided with the tire chains.

* For more information on Snow Tires and Tire Chains, refer to “Winter driving” on page 5-141.

Driving up or down hills

  • Driving uphill
    • Before starting off, check if it is possible to drive uphill.
    • Drive as straight as possible.
  •  Driving downhill
    •  Do not change gear while driving downhill. Select gear before driving downhill.
    • Drive slowly using engine braking while driving downhill.
    •  Drive as straight as possible.

WARNING
Exercise extreme caution driving up or down steep hills. The vehicle’s tires could lose traction depending on the grade, terrain and water/mud conditions.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Brake System User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Brake System | How To Use

Brake system

Power brakes

Your vehicle has power-assisted brakes that adjust automatically through nor-mal usage.
In the event that the power-assisted brakes lose power because of a stalled engine or some other reason, you can still stop your vehicle by applying greater force to the brake pedal than you normally would. The stopping distance, however, will be longer.
When the engine is not running, the reserve brake power is partially depleted each time the brake pedal is applied. Do not pump the brake pedal when the power assist has been interrupted.
Pump the brake pedal only when necessary to maintain steering control on slippery surfaces.

NOTICE

  •  When stepping on the brake pedal under a certain driving or weather condition. you may witness your car make a sound of squealing or some other noises. This is not a brake malfunction but a normal phenomenon.
  •  When driving on the road to which deicing chemicals are applied, the vehicle may witness noises from the brake or abnormal abrasion of tires because of such deicing chemicals. You should operate brake additionally so that you would be able to remove the deicing chemicals on the brake disk and pad under a safe traffic condition.

CAUTION

Brake Pedal
Do not drive with your foot resting on the brake pedal. This will create abnormally high brake temperatures which can cause excessive brake lining and pad wear.

WARNING

Steep hill braking
Avoid continuous application of the brakes when descending a long or steep hill by shifting to a lower gear. Continuous brake application will cause the brakes to overheat and could result in a temporary loss of braking performance.

Wet brakes may impair the vehicle’s ability to safely slow down; the vehicle may also pull to one side when the brakes are applied. Applying the brakes lightly will indicate whether they have been affected in this way. Always test your brakes in this fashion after driving through deep water. To dry the brakes, apply them lightly while maintaining a safe forward speed until brake performance returns to normal.

In the event of brake failure
If the service brakes fail to operate while the vehicle is in motion, you can make an emergency stop with the parking brake. The stopping distance, however, will be much greater than normal.

WARNING

Parking brake
Avoid applying the parking brake to stop the vehicle while it is moving except in an emergency situation. Applying the parking brake while the vehicle is moving at normal speeds can cause a sudden loss of control of the vehicle. If you must use the parking brake to stop the vehicle, use great caution in applying the brake.

Disc brakes wear indicator
When your brake pads are worn and new pads are required, you will hear a high-pitched warning sound from your front brakes or rear brakes. You may hear this sound come and go or it may occur whenever you depress the brake pedal.
Always replace the front or rear brake pads as pairs.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Drive Mode Integrated Control System User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Drive Mode Control System

Drive mode integrated control system

Kia Stinger 2023 Drive Mode Integrated Control System User Guide

The drive mode may be selected according to the driver’s preference or road condition.
The mode changes whenever the DRIVE MODE button is turned.

  •  SMART mode: SMART mode automatically adjusts the driving mode (ECO ↔ COMFORT ↔ SPORT) in accordance with the driver’s driving habits.
  • COMFORT mode: COMFORT mode provides smooth driving and a comfortable ride.
  • SPORT mode: SPORT mode provides a sporty but firm ride.
  • CUSTOM mode: CUSTOM mode allows the driver to mix aspects of other driving modes to make a customized mode.
  • ECO mode: ECO mode improves fuel efficiency for eco-friendly driving.
    If it is in ECO mode, ECO mode will be set when the engine is restarted. (However, if it is in SMART/COMFORT/SPORT/CUSTOM mode, the drive mode will be set to COMFORT mode when the engine is restarted.)

NOTICE

  •  When you mildly drive the vehicle in SMART mode, the drive mode changes to ECO mode to improve fuel efficiency. However, the actual fuel efficiency may differ in accordance with your driving situation (i.e. upward/downward slope, vehicle deceleration/acceleration).
  •  When you dynamically drive the vehicle in SMART mode by abruptly decelerating or sharply turning, the drive mode changes to SPORT mode. However, it may adversely affect fuel economy.

Various drive situations, which you may encounter in SMART mode

  • The drive mode automatically changes to ECO mode after a certain period of time, when you gently depress the accelerator pedal (Your drive is categorized to be mild.).
  •  The drive mode automatically changes from SMART ECO mode to SMART COMFORT mode after a certain period of time, when you sharply or repetitively depress the accelerator pedal.
  •  The drive mode automatically changes to SMART COMFORT mode with the same driving patterns, when the vehicle starts to drive on an upward slope of a certain angle. The drive mode automatically returns to SMART ECO mode, when the vehicle enters a leveled road.
  • The drive mode automatically changes to SMART SPORT, when you abruptly accelerate the vehicle or repetitively operate the steering wheel  (Your driving is categorized to be sporty.). In this mode, your vehicle drives in a lower gear for abrupt accelerating/decelerating and increases the engine brake performance.
  • You may still sense the engine brake performance, even when you release the accelerator pedal in SMART SPORT mode. It is because your vehicle remains in a lower gear over a certain period of time.
  •  The drive mode automatically changes to SMART SPORT mode only in dynamic driving situations.
    In most of normal driving situations, the drive mode sets to be either in SMART ECO mode or in SMART COMFORT mode.

Limitation of SMART mode
The SMART mode may be limited in the following situations. (The OFF indicator appears in those situations.)

  •  The driver manually moves the shift lever: It deactivates SMART mode.
  • Smart Cruise Control is activated :

Smart Cruise Control may deactivate the SMART mode. (SMART mode is not automatically deactivated just by activating Smart Cruise Control.)

  •  The transmission oil temperature is either extremely low or extremely high: The SMART mode can be active in most of the normal driving situations. However, an extremely high/ low transmission oil temperature may temporarily deactivate the SMART mode, because the transmission condition is out of normal operation condition.

SPORT mode

SPORT mode manages the driving dynamics by automatically adjusting the steering effort and the engine and transmission control logic for enhanced driver performance.

  • When SPORT mode is selected by using the DRIVE MODE button, the SPORT indicator (orange color) will appear.
  • Whenever the engine is restarted, the Drive Mode will revert back to COM-FORT mode. If SPORT mode is desired, re-select SPORT mode from the DRIVE MODE button.
  • When SPORT mode is activated:
    • The engine rpm will tend to remain raised over a certain length of time even after releasing the accelerator
    • Upshifts are delayed when accelerating

NOTICE

In SPORT mode, the fuel efficiency may decrease.

CUSTOM mode

CUSTOM mode enables drivers to build their own customized mode. The driver can choose between different Engine/Transmission, Steering, Suspension, AWD, and Active Engine Sound settings.

  • To access CUSTOM mode settings rotate the Drive Mode knob until getting to CUSTOM mode. A Graphic picture of Kia Stinger will pop up on the main screen with a setting button. Use the setting button and change different settings to build your own mode.
  • Once the CUSTOM mode settings are chosen they will be saved and will remain that way until changed again in settings.
  •  Whenever the engine is restarted, the Drive Mode will revert back to COM-FORT mode. If CUSTOM mode is desired, re-select CUSTOM mode from the DRIVE MODE button.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (Sensor Fusion) User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) System

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (Sensor fusion)

Basic function

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Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist is designed to help detect and monitor the vehicle ahead or help detect a pedestrian or cyclist in the roadway and warn the driver that a collision is imminent with a warning message and an audible warning, and if necessary, apply emergency braking

Junction Turning function

Junction Turning function will help avoid a collision with an oncoming vehicle in an adjacent lane when turning left at a crossroad with the turn signal on by applying emergency braking.

NOTICE

FCA stands for Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist.

Detecting sensor

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[1]: Front view camera, [2]: Front radar
Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensors.

CAUTION

Take the following precautions to maintain optimal performance of the detect-ing sensor:

  • Never disassemble the detecting sensor or sensor assembly, or apply any impact on it.
  •  If the detecting sensors have been replaced or repaired, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.
  • Never install any accessories or stickers on the front windshield, or tint the front windshield.
  • Pay extreme caution to keep the front view camera dry.
  • Never place any reflective objects (i.e. white paper, mirror) over the dash-board. Any light reflection may pre-vent the function from functioning properly.
  • Do not apply license plate frame or objects, such as a bumper sticker, film or a bumper guard, near the front radar cover.
  • Always keep the front radar and cover clean and free of dirt and debris. Use only a soft cloth to wash the vehicle. Do not spray pressurized water directly on the sensor or sensor cover.
  •  If unnecessary force has been applied to the radar or around the radar, For-ward Collision-Avoidance Assist may not properly operate even though a warning message does not appear on the cluster. In this case, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.
  • Use only genuine parts to repair or replace a damaged front radar cover. Do not apply paint to the front radar cover.

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist settings

 

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Setting

Forward Safety
With the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, select ‘Driver Assistance

Forward Safety’ from the setting menu to set whether or not to use each function.

  • If ‘Active Assist’ is selected, the function will warn the driver with a warning message, an audible warning depending on the collision risk levels.
  •  If ‘Warning Only’ is selected, the function will warn the driver with a warning message, an audible warning depending on the collision risk levels.
  • If ‘Off’ is selected, the function will off

The warning light will appear on the cluster.

The driver can monitor Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist ON/OFF status from the Settings menu. If the warning light remains ON when Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist is ON, have the function checked by an authorized Kia dealer.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)

Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)

Lane Keeping Assist is designed to help detect the lane markers (or road edges) while driving over a certain speed. The function will warn the driver if the vehicle leaves the lane without using the turn signal, or will automatically assist the driver’s steering to help prevent the vehicle from departing the lane.

NOTICE

LKA stands for Lane Keeping Assist.

Detecting sensor

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[1]: Front view camera
The front view camera is used as a detecting sensor to detect lane markings (or road edges).
Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensor.

CAUTION

For more details on the precautions of the front view camera, refer to “Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (Sensor fusion)” on page 5-54.

Lane Keeping Assist settings Setting

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Lane Safety
With the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, select ‘Driver Assistance

  • Lane Safety’ from the setting menu to set whether or not to use each function.
  • If ‘Assist’ is selected, Lane Keeping Assist will automatically assist the driver’s steering when lane departure is detected to help prevent the vehicle from moving out of its lane.
  • If ‘Warning Only’ is selected, Lane Keeping Assist will warn the driver with an audible warning when lane departure is detected. The driver must steer the vehicle.
  •  If ‘Off’ is selected, Lane Keeping Assist will turn off. The indicator light ( ) will turn off on the cluster.

WARNING

  • If ‘Warning Only’ is selected, steering is not assisted.
  • Lane Keeping Assist does not control the steering wheel when the vehicle is driven in the middle of the lane.
  • The driver should always be aware of the surroundings and steer the vehicle if ‘Off’ is selected.

Turning Lane Keeping Assist ON/OFF

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With the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, press and hold the Lane Safety button located on the instrument panel to turn on Lane Keeping Assist.
The white indicator light ( ) will appear on the cluster. Press and hold the button again to turn off the function.

NOTICE

  •  If the engine is restarted, Lane Keeping Assist will maintain the last setting.
  •  When Lane Keeping Assist is turned off with the Lane Safety button, Lane Safety settings will turn ‘Off’.

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To activate/deactivate Lane Keeping Assist, with the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, press and hold the Lane Driving Assist button ) located on the steering wheel

to turn off Lane Keeping Assist. Press and hold the button again to turn on the function.

The indicator (.) in the cluster display will initially appear white. If you press and hold the Lane Driving Assist button located on the steering wheel, LKA will be turned off and the indicator on the cluster display will go off.

NOTICE

When Lane Keeping Assist is turned off with the Lane Driving Assist button, Lane Safety settings will turn off.

Warning Volume

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Kia Stinger 2023 Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA) User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA)

Blind-Spot View Monitor (BVM)

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Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist is designed to help detect and monitor approaching vehicles in the driver’s blind spot area and warn the driver of a possible collision with a warning message and audible warning.
In addition, if there is a risk of collision when changing lanes or driving forward out of a parking space, the function will help avoid collision by applying the differential braking. Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist help detects and informs the driver that a vehicle is in the blind spot.

CAUTION
The detecting range may vary depending on the speed of your vehicle. How-ever, even if there is a vehicle in the blind spot, the function may not warn you when you pass by at high speeds.

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Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist help detects and informs the driver that a vehicle is approaching at high speed from the blind spot area.

CAUTION
Warning timing may vary depending on the speed of the vehicle approaching at high speed.

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When you are driving forward out of a parking space, if the function judges that there is a collision risk with an approaching vehicle in the blind spot, the function will help avoid collision by applying the brake.

NOTICE
BCA stands for Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist.

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  1. Front view camera,
  2. Rear corner radar
    Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensors.

CAUTION
Take the following precautions to maintain optimal performance of the detecting sensor:

  • Never disassemble the rear corner radar or radar assembly, or apply any impact on it.
  •  If there isthe  impact on the rear corner radar or near the radar, even though the warning message does not appear on the cluster, Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist may not operate properly. In this case, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.
  • radar or near the radar, even though the warning message does not appear on the cluster, Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist may not operate properly. In this case, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer. radar or near the radar, even though the warning message does not appear on the cluster, Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist may not operate properly. In this case, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.
  •  Use only genuine parts to repair the rear bumper where the rear corner radar is located.
  •  Do not apply license plate frame or objects, such as a bumper sticker, film or a bumper guard near the rear corner radar.
  •  The function may not work properly if the bumper has been replaced, or the surroundings of the rear corner radar has been damaged or paint has been applied.
  •  If a trailer, carrier, etc. is installed, it may adversely affect the performance of the rear corner radar or the function may not operate.
    For more details on the precautions of the front view camera, refer to “For-ward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (Sensor fusion)” on page 5-54.

Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist settings

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Blind-Spot Safety
With the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, select ‘Driver Assistance Blind-Spot Safety’ from the setting menu to set whether or not to use each function.

  • If ‘Active Assist’ is selected, Blind-Spot Collision Warning will warn the driver with a warning message, an audible warning and braking assist will be applied depending on the collision risk levels.
  •  If ‘Warning Only’ is selected, the function will warn the driver with a warning message, an audible warning depending on the collision risk levels. Braking will not be assisted.

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When the engine is restarted with Blind-Spot Collision Warning off, the ‘Blind-Spot Safety System is Off’ message will appear on the cluster.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Driver Attention Warning (DAW) and Blind-Spot View Monitor (BVM) User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Driver Attention Warning and Blind-Spot View Monitor

Driver Attention Warning (DAW)

Basic function
Driver Attention Warning will determine the driver’s attention level by analyzing driving pattern, driving time, etc. while driving. The function will recommend a break when the driver’s attention level falls below a certain level to help drive safely.

Leading Vehicle Departure Alert
Leading Vehicle Departure Alert will inform the driver when the front vehicle departs from a stop.

NOTICE
DAW stands for Driver Attention Warning.

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[1]: Front view camera
The front view camera is used as a detecting sensor to detect driving pat-terns and front vehicle departure while vehicle is being driven.
Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensor.

CAUTION
Always keep the front view camera in good condition to maintain optimal performance of Driver Attention Warning.
For more details on the precautions of the front view camera, refer to “Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (Sensor fusion)” on page 5-54.

 

Driver Attention Warning settings

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  •  Driver Attention Warning is set to be in the OFF position, when your vehicle is first delivered to you from the factory.
    To turn ON Driver Attention Warning, turn on the engine, and then select “User Settings (LCD display) or Setup Vehicle (Infotainment System screen) → Driver Assistance → Driver Attention Warning” on the LCD dis-play.
  •  If ‘Inattentive Driving Warning’ is selected, the function will inform the driver the driver’s attention level and will recommend taking a break when the level falls below a certain level.

Leading Vehicle Departure Alert

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If ‘Leading Vehicle Departure Alert’ is selected, the function will inform the driver when the front vehicle departs from a stop.

Warning Timing

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The driver can select the initial warning activation time in the User Settings in the LCD display by selecting “User Settings (LCD display) or Setup → Vehicle (Infotainment System screen) → Driver Assistance → Warning Timing”. When the vehicle is first delivered, warning timing is set to ‘Normal’. If you change the warning timing, the warning time of other Driver Assistance systems may change. Make sure to check the warning timing before changing it.

NOTICE
If the engine is restarted, Driver Attention Warning will maintain the last set-ting.

NOTICE
If your vehicle is equipped with additional Infotainment System, please scan the QR code in a separately supplied Car Infotainment System Quick Reference Guide.

 Driver Attention Warning operation

Basic function
Display and warning
The basic function of Driver Attention Warning is to inform the driver the
‘Attention Level’ and to warn the driver ‘Consider taking a break’.

Attention level

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Standby

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Kia Stinger 2023 Smart Cruise Control (SCC) User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Smart Cruise Control (SCC) Specifications

Smart Cruise Control (SCC)

Smart Cruise Control (SCC)
Smart Cruise Control allows you to pro-gram the vehicle to maintain constant speed and distance detecting the vehicle ahead without depressing the accelerator or brake pedal.

Overtaking Acceleration Assist

While Smart Cruise Control is operating, if the function judges that the driver is determined to overtake the vehicle in front, acceleration will be assisted.

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[1]: Front view camera, [2]: Front radar
The front view camera and front radar are used as a detecting sensor to detect front vehicles. Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensor.

CAUTION
Always keep the front view camera and front radar in good condition to maintain optimal performance of Smart Cruise Control.
For more details on the precautions of the front view camera and front radar, refer to “Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (Sensor fusion)” on page 5-54.

Smart Cruise Control settings Setting

To turn on the function

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  • Press the Driving Assist button to turn on the function. The speed will be set to the current speed on the cluster.
  •  If there is no vehicle in front of you, the set speed will be maintained, but if there is a vehicle in front of you, the speed may decrease to maintain the distance to the vehicle ahead. If the vehicle ahead accelerates, your vehicle will travel at a steady cruising speed after accelerating to the set speed.

NOTICE

  •  If your driving speed is between 0~20 mph (0~30 km/h) when you press the Driving Assist button, Smart Cruise Control speed will be set to 20 mph (30 km/h).
  •  The symbol of the Driving Assist button can be applied indifferent such as or depending on the vehicle.

To set Vehicle Distance

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Each time the Vehicle Distance button is pressed, the Vehicle Distance changes as follows:

NOTICE

  •  If you drive at 56 mph (90 km/h), the distance is maintained as follows
    •  Distance 4 – approximately 172 ft.(52.5 m)
    • Distance 3 – approximately 130 ft.(40 m)
    •  Distance 2 – approximately 106 ft.(32.5 m)
    • Distance 1 – approximately 82 ft. (25m)
  • The distance is set to the last set distance when the engine is restarted, or when the function was temporarily canceled.

To increase speed

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  •  Push up the + switch, and release it immediately. The set speed will increase by 1 mph (1 km/h) each time the switch is operated in this manner.
  • Push up the + switch, and hold it while monitoring the set speed on the cluster. The set speed will increase by 5 mph or 10 km/h each time the switch is operated in this manner. Release the switch when the desired speed is shown, and the vehicle will accelerate to that speed. You can increase the set speed to 120 mph (200 km/h).

WARNING
Check the driving condition before using the + switch. Driving speed may sharply increase when you push up and hold the + switch.

To decrease speed

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  •  Push down the – switch, and release it  immediately. The set speed will decrease by 1 mph (1 km/h) each time the switch is operated in this manner.
  • Push down the – switch, and hold it while monitoring the set speed on the cluster. The set speed will decrease by 5 mph or 10 km/h each time the switch is operated in this manner
  •  Release the switch at the speed you want to maintain. You can decrease the set speed to 20 mph (30 km/h).

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Kia Stinger 2023 Navigation-Based Smart Cruise Control (NSCC) User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Navigation-Based Smart Cruise Control (NSCC)

Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control (NSCC)

Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control will help automatically adjust vehicle speed when driving on highways (or motorways) with speed limits by using road information from the navigation system while Smart Cruise Control is operating.

NOTICE

  •  Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control is available only on controlled access road of certain highways.

Controlled access road indicates roads with limited entrances and exits that allow uninterrupted high speed traffic flow. Only passenger cars and motorcycles are allowed on controlled access roads.

  •  Additional highways may be expanded by future navigation updates.

NOTICE

Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control operates on main roads of highways (or motorways), and does not operate on interchanges or junctions.

Highway Curve Zone Auto Slow-down
If vehicle speed is high, Highway Curve Zone Auto Slowdown function will temporarily decelerate your vehicle to help you drive safely on a curve, based on the curve information from the navigation.

Set Speed Auto Change
Set Speed Auto Change function changes Smart Cruise Control set speed based on the speed limit information from the navigation.

Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control settings

Setting

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Highway Auto Speed Change

  •  With the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, select “Driver Assistance → Driving Convenience → Highway Auto Speed Change” from the “Setup → Vehicle” to turn on Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control and deselect to turn off the function.

NOTICE

When there is a problem with Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control, the function cannot be set from the “Setup

Vehicle (Infotainment System screen)”.

Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control operation

Operating conditions
Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control is ready to operate if all of the following conditions are satisfied:

  •  Smart Cruise Control is operating
  • Driving on main roads of highways (or  motorways)

NOTICE

For more details on how to operate Smart Cruise Control, refer to “Smart Cruise Control (SCC)” on page 5-96.

Display and control
When Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control operates, it will be displayed on the cluster as follows:
Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control standby

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Kia Stinger 2023 Highway Driving Assist (HDA) User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Highway Driving Assist (HDA)

Highway Driving Assist (HDA)

(if equipped)
Highway Driving Assist is designed to detect vehicles and lanes ahead, and help maintain distance from the vehicle ahead, maintain the set speed, and keep the vehicle between lanes.

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NOTICE

  •  HDA stands for Highway Driving Assist.
  • Highway Driving Assist operates on main roads of highways (or motorways), and does not operate on inter-changes or junctions.

NOTICE

  • Highway Driving Assist is available only on the controlled access roads of certain highways.
  • Controlled access road indicates roads with limited entrances and exits that allow uninterrupted high-speed traffic flow. Only passenger cars and motorcycles are allowed on controlled access roads.
Available highway (Controlled access

road)

USA Select Interstate Highway and U.S. (Federal) and

State Highways

Canada Select Provincial and Ter-

retrial Highways

 

  • Additional highways may be expanded by future navigation updates

Detecting sensors

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[1] : Front view camera, [2]: Front radar
Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensors.

CAUTION

For more details on the precautions of the detecting sensors, refer to “Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (Sensor fusion)” on page 5-54.

Highway Driving Assist settings Setting

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With the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, select ‘Driver Assistance

Driving Convenience’ from the setting menu to set whether or not to use each function.

  • it helps maintain distance from the vehicle ahead, maintain the set speed, and keep the vehicle between lanes. If ‘Highway Driving Assist’ is selected,

NOTICE

  •  If there is a problem with the functions, the settings cannot be changed. We recommend that you have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.
  •  If the engine is restarted, the functions will maintain the last setting.

WARNING
For your safety, change the Settings after parking the vehicle at a safe location.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA) User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)

Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)

Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist is designed to detect vehicles approaching from the left and right side while your vehicle is reversing, and warning the driver that a collision is imminent with a warning message and an audible warning. Also, to help prevent collision braking assist is applied.

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[A]: Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning operating range
[B]: Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist operating range

CAUTION
The time of warning may vary depending on vehicle speed of the approaching vehicle.

NOTICE

  •  RCCA stands for Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist.
  • In the following text, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning and Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist will be referred as Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist.

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[1]: Rear corner radar
Refer to the picture above for the detailed location of the detecting sensor.

CAUTION
For more details on the precautions of the rear corner radar, refer to “Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA) (if equipped)” on page 5-74.

Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist settings
Setting

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Rear Cross-Traffic Safety
With the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, select ‘Driver Assistance Parking Safety → Rear Cross-Traffic Safety’ from the “User Settings (LCD dis-play) or Setup → Vehicle (Infotainment System screen)” menu to turn on Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist and deselect to turn off the function.

WARNING
When the engine is restarted, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist will always turn on. However, if ‘Off’ is selected after the engine is restarted, the driver should always be aware of the surroundings and drive safely.

NOTICE
Settings for Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist include Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning and Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist.

NOTICE
If the engine is restarted, Warning Timing and Warning Volume will maintain the last setting.

Warning Timing

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With the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position, select ‘Driver Assistance Warning Timing’ from the “User Settings (LCD display) or Setup → Vehicle (Infotainment System screen)” menu to change the initial warning activation time for Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist.
When the vehicle is first delivered, warning timing is set to Normal. If you change the warning timing, the warning time of other Driver Assist systems may change.
Always be aware before changing the warning timing.

Warning Volume

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With the ENGINESTART/STOP button in the ON position, select ‘Driver Assistance Warning Volume’ from the “User Set-tings (LCD display) or Setup → Vehicle (Infotainment System screen)” menu to change the Warning Volume to ‘High’, ‘Medium’, ‘Low’ for Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist.
If you change the Warning Volume, the Warning Volume of other Driver Assistance systems may change.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Economical Operation User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Economical Operation

Economical operation

Your vehicle’s fuel economy depends mainly on your style of driving, where you drive, and when you drive.
Each of these factors affects how many miles (kilometers) you can get from a gallon (liter) of fuel. To operate your vehicle as economically as possible, use the following driving suggestions to help save money on both fuel and repairs:

  • Drive smoothly. Accelerate at a moderate rate. Don’t make “jackrabbit” starts or full-throttle shifts and maintain a steady cruising speed. Don’t race between stoplights. Try to adjust your speed to the traffic so you don’t have to change speeds unnecessarily. Avoid heavy traffic whenever possible. Always maintain a safe distance from other vehicles so you can avoid unnecessary braking. This also reduces brake wear.
  •  Drive at a moderate speed. The faster you drive, the more fuel your vehicle uses. Driving at a moderate speed, especially on the highway, is one of the most effective ways to reduce fuel consumption.
  • Don’t “ride” the brake pedal. This can increase fuel consumption and also increase wear on these components. In addition, driving with your foot resting on the brake pedal may cause the brakes to overheat, which reduces their effectiveness and may lead to more serious consequences.
  • Take care of your tires. Keep them inflated to the recommended pressure. Incorrect inflation, either too much or too little, results in unnecessary tire wear. Check the tire pressures at least once a month.
  • Be sure that the wheels are aligned correctly. Improper alignment can result from hitting curbs or driving too fast over irregular surfaces. Poor alignment causes faster tire wear and may also result in other problems as well as greater fuel consumption.
  •  Keep your vehicle in good condition. For better fuel economy and reduced maintenance costs, maintain your vehicle in accordance with the maintenance schedule in section 7. If you drive your vehicle in severe conditions, more frequent maintenance is required (see section 7 for details).
  •  Keep your vehicle clean. For maximum service, your vehicle should be kept clean and free of corrosive materials. It is especially important that mud, dirt, ice, etc. not be allowed to accumulate on the underside of the vehicle. This extra weight can result in increased fuel consumption and also contribute to corrosion.
  •  Travel lightly. Don’t carry unnecessary weight in your vehicle. Weight reduces fuel economy.
  •  Don’t let the engine idle longer than necessary. If you are waiting (and not in traffic), turn off your engine and restart only when you’re ready to go.
  •  Remember, your vehicle does not require extended warm-up. After the engine has started, allow the engine to run for 10 to 20 seconds prior to placing the vehicle in gear. In very cold weather, however, give your engine a slightly longer warmup period.
  •  Don’t “lug” or “over-rev” the engine. Lugging is driving too slowly in a very high gear resulting in engine bucking. If this happens, shift to a lower gear. Over-revving is racing the engine beyond its safe limit. This can be avoided by shifting at the recommended speed.
  •  Use your air conditioning sparingly. The air conditioning system is operated by engine power so your fuel economy is reduced when you use it.
  •  Open windows at high speeds can reduce fuel economy.
  •  Fuel economy is less in crosswinds and headwinds. To help offset some of this loss, slow down when driving in these conditions.

Keeping a vehicle in good operating condition is important both for economy and safety. Therefore, have an authorized Kia dealer perform scheduled inspections and maintenance.

WARNING

Engine off during motion
Never turn the engine off to coast down hills or anytime the vehicle is in motion. The power steering and power brakes will not function properly without the engine running. In addition, turning off the ignition while driving could lead to working a power-driven steering wheel and hard-to-control steering wheel. Keep the engine on and down-shift to an appropriate gear for an engine braking effect.

Kia Stinger 2023 Special Driving Conditions User Guide

Special driving conditions

 Hazardous driving conditions

When hazardous driving conditions are encountered such as water, snow, ice, mud, sand, or similar hazards, follow these suggestions:

  • Drive cautiously and allow extra distance for braking.
  • Avoid sudden braking or steering.
  •  When braking with non-ABS brakes pump the brake pedal with a light up-and-down motion until the vehicle is stopped.
    Do not pump the brake pedal on a vehicle equipped with ABS.
  •  If stalled in snow, mud, or sand, use the second gear. Accelerate slowly to avoid spinning the drive wheels.
  •  Use sand, rock salt, or other nonslip material under the drive wheels to provide traction when stalled in ice, snow, or mud.

WARNING
Downshifting

Do not downshift with an automatic transmission while driving on slippery surfaces. The sudden change in tire speed could cause the tires to skid and result in an accident.

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Kia Stinger 2023 What to do in an emergency User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger What to do in an emergency

Road warning

Hazard warning flasher

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The hazard warning flasher serves as a warning to other drivers to exercise extreme caution when approaching, overtaking, or passing your vehicle.
It should be used whenever emergency repairs are being made or when the vehicle is stopped near the edge of a roadway.
Depress the flasher switch with the ENGINE START/STOP button in any position. The flasher switch is located in the center facia panel. All turn signal lights will flash simultaneously.

  •  The hazard warning flasher operates whether your vehicle is running or not.
  • The turn signals do not work when the hazard flasher is on.
  • Care must be taken when using the hazard warning flasher while the vehicle is being towed.

Kia Stinger 2023 In Case of An Emergency While Driving User Guide

In case of an emergency while driving

If the engine stalls at a crossroad or crossing

If the engine stalls at a crossroad or crossing, set the shift lever in the N
(Neutral) position and then push the vehicle to a safe place.

If you have a flat tire while driving

  1. . Take your foot off the accelerator pedal and let the vehicle slow down while driving straight ahead. Do not apply the brakes immediately or attempt to pull off the road as this may cause a loss of control. When the vehicle has slowed to such a speed that it is safe to do so, brake carefully and pull off the road. Drive off the road as far as possible and park on firm level ground. If you are on a divided highway, do not park in the median area between the two traffic lanes.
  2. When the vehicle is stopped, turn on your emergency hazard flashers, set the parking brake and put the trans-mission in P.
  3. Have all passengers get out of the vehicle. Be sure they all get out on the side of the vehicle that is away from traffic.
  4. When changing a flat tire, follow the instruction provided later in this section.

If the engine stalls while driving

  1. Reduce your speed gradually, keeping a straight line. Move cautiously off the road to a safe place.
  2.  Turn on your emergency flashers.
  3.  Try to start the engine again. If your vehicle will not start, contact an authorized Kia dealer or seek other qualified assistance.

NOTICE

If there was a check engine light and loss of power or stall and if safe to do so, wait at least 10 seconds to restart the vehicle after it stalls. This may reset the car so it will no longer run at low power (limp home) condition.

Kia Stinger 2023 If The Engine Will Not Start User Guide

If the engine will not start

If engine doesn’t turn over or turns over slowly

  1. Be sure the shift lever is in N (Neutral) or P (Park) and the emergency brake is set.
  2.  Check the battery connections to be sure they are clean and tight.
  3.  Turn on the interior light. If the light dims or goes out when you operate the starter, the battery is discharged.
  4. Check the starter connections to be sure they are securely tightened.
  5. Do not push or pull the vehicle to start it. Refer to “Jump starting” on page 6-5.

WARNING

Push/pull start
Do not push or pull the vehicle to start it. Push or pull starting may cause the catalytic converter to overload and create a fire hazard.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Maintenance User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Maintenance Instructions

Maintenance Engine compartment

Smartstream G2.5 FR T-GDi

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(Gasoline) 3.3 T-GDi

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* The actual engine room in the vehicle may differ from the illustration.
* The battery is in the trunk.

  1. Engine coolant reservoir
  2.  Radiator cap
  3. Engine oil filler cap
  4. Engine oil dipstick
  5. Brake fluid reservoir
  6. Fuse box
  7. Windshield washer fluid reservoir
  8.  Air cleaner

Kia Stinger 2023 Maintenance Services User Guide

Maintenance services

You should exercise the utmost care to prevent damage to your vehicle and injury to yourself whenever performing any maintenance or inspection procedures.
Should you have any doubts concerning the inspection or servicing of your vehicle, we strongly recommend that you have an authorized Kia dealer perform this work.
An authorized Kia dealer has factory-trained technicians and genuine Kia parts to service your vehicle properly. For expert advice and quality service, see an authorized Kia dealer.
Inadequate, incomplete or insufficient servicing may result in operational problems with your vehicle that could lead to vehicle damage, an accident, or personal injury.

 Owner’s responsibility

NOTICE
Maintenance Service and Record Retention are the owner’s responsibility.
You should retain documents that show proper maintenance has been per-formed on your vehicle in accordance with the scheduled maintenance service charts shown on the following pages. You need this information to establish your compliance with the servicing and maintenance requirements of your vehicle warranties.
Detailed warranty information is pro-vided in your Warranty & Consumer Information manual.

Repairs and adjustments required as a result of improper maintenance or a lack of required maintenance are not covered. We recommend you have your vehicle maintained and repaired by an authorized Kia dealer. An authorized Kia dealer meets Kia’s high service quality standards and receives technical sup-port from Kia in order to provide you with a high level of service satisfaction.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Tires and Wheels User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Tires and Wheels Instruction

Tires and wheels

Tire care

For proper maintenance, safety, and maximum fuel economy, you must always maintain recommended tire inflation pressures and stay within the load limits and weight distribution recommended for your vehicle.

Recommended cold tire inflation pressures

All tire pressures (including the spare) should be checked when the tires are cold. “Cold Tires” means the vehicle has not been driven for at least three hours or driven less than 1 mile (1.6 km).
Recommended pressures must be maintained for the best ride, top vehicle handling, and minimum tire wear.
For recommended inflation pressure refer to “Tires and wheels” on page 8-4.

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All specifications (sizes and pressures) can be found on a label attached to the driver’s side center pillar.

WARNING
Checking the tire inflation pressure
Inflate your tires consistent with the instructions provided in this manual.

Regularly check the tire inflation pres-sure, and correct it as needed: at least twice a month and before a long trip.
If you fail to observe this precaution, you may be driving on tires with incorrect tire pressures, a condition that may not only compromise your vehicle’s driving stability, but also lead to tire damage and the risk of an accident.
This risk is much higher on hot days and when driving for long periods at high speeds.

  • Underinflation also results in excessive wear, poor handling and reduced fuel economy. Wheel deformation also is possible. Keep your tire pressures at the proper levels. If a tire frequently needs refilling, have it checked by an authorized Kia dealer.
  • Over inflation produces a harsh ride, excessive wear at the center of the tire tread, and a greater possibility of damage from road hazards.
  •  Warm tires normally exceed recommended cold tire pressures by 4 to 6 psi (28 to 41 kPa). Do not release air from warm tires to adjust the pressure or the tires will be underinflated.
  •  Be sure to reinstall the tire inflation valve caps. Without the valve cap, dirt or moisture could get into the valve core and cause air leakage. If a valve cap is missing, install a new one as soon as possible.

 Tire pressure

Always observe the following:

  • Check tire pressure when the tires are cold. (After vehicle has been parked for at least three hours or hasn’t been driven more than 1 mile (1.6 km) since startup.)
  •  Check the pressure of your spare tire each time you check the pressure of other tires.
  •  Never overload your vehicle. Be careful not to overload a vehicle luggage rack if your vehicle is equipped with one.

WARNING
Tire Inflation
Over inflation or underinflation can reduce tire life, adversely affect vehicle handling, and lead to sudden tire failure. This could result in loss of vehicle control and potential injury.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Fuses User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Fuses Guidelines

Fuses

Blade type / Cartridge type / Multi fuse
/ Fusible link

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  • Left side : Normal , Right side : Blown
    A vehicle’s electrical system is protected from electrical overload damage by fuses.
    This vehicle has 4 (or 5) fuse panels, one located in the driver’s side panel bolster, the other in the engine compartment near the battery.
    If any of your vehicle’s lights, accessories, or controls do not work, check the appropriate circuit fuse. If a fuse has blown, the element inside the fuse will melt.
    If the electrical system does not work, first check the driver’s side fuse panel.
    Always replace a blown fuse with one of the same rating.
    If the replacement fuse blows, this indicates an electrical problem. Avoid using the system involved and immediately consult an authorized Kia dealer.
    Three kinds of fuses are used: blade type for lower amperage rating, cartridge type, and multi fuse for higher amperage ratings.

WARNING
Fuse replacement

  • Never replace a fuse with anything but another fuse of the same rating.
  • A higher capacity fuse could cause damage and possibly a fire.
  • Never install a wire or aluminum foil instead of the proper fuse – even as a temporary repair. It may cause extensive wiring damage and a possible fire.
  • Do not arbitrarily modify or add-on electric wiring to the vehicle.

CAUTION
Do not use a screwdriver or any other metal object to remove fuses because it may cause a short circuit and damage the system.

NOTICE

  •  When replacing fuse, turn the ignition “OFF” and turn off switches of all electrical devices then remove battery (-) terminal.
  •  The actual fuse/relay panel label may differ from equipped items.

WARNING
Electrical Fire
Always ensure replacements fuses and relays are securely fastened when installed. Failure to do so can result in a vehicle fire.

CAUTION

  • When replacing a blown fuse or relay,  make sure the new fuse or relay fits tightly into the clips. Failure to tightly install the fuse or relay may cause damage to the wiring and electric systems.
  • Do not remove fuses, relays and terminals fastened with bolts or nuts. The fuses, relays and terminals may not be fastened correctly which may cause vehicle damage.

CAUTION

  • Do not input any other objects except fuses or relays into fuse/relay terminals such as a driver or wiring. It may cause contact failure and system mal-function.
  • Do not plug in screwdrivers or aftermarket wiring into the terminal originally designed for fuse and relays only. The electrical system and wiring of the vehicle interior may be dam-aged or burned due to contact failure.
  • If you directly connect the wire on the taillight or replace the bulb which is over the regulated capacity to install trailers etc., the inner junction block can get burned.

CAUTION
Visually inspect the battery cap to ensure it is securely closed. If the battery cap is not securely closed, moisture may enter the system and damage the electrical components.

WARNING

Electrical wiring repairs
All electrical repairs should be per-formed by authorized Kia dealerships using approved Kia parts. Using other wiring components, especially when retrofitting Infotainment system or theft alarm system, remote engine control, car phone or radio may cause vehicle dam-age and increase the risk of a vehicle fire.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Light Bulbs User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Light Bulbs Instructions

Light bulbs

Bulb replacement precaution

Please keep extra bulbs on hand with appropriate wattage ratings in case of emergencies.
Refer to “Bulb wattage” on page 8-3.
When changing lamps, first turn off the engine at a safe place, firmly apply the parking brake and detach the battery’s negative (-) terminal.

WARNING
Working on the lights
Prior to working on the light, firmly apply the parking brake, ensure that the ignition switch is turned to the LOCK position and turn off the lights to avoid sudden movement of the vehicle burns to your skin or fingers, or an electric shock.
Use only bulbs of the specified wattage.

CAUTION
Light replacement
Be sure to replace the burned out bulb with one of the same wattage rating. Otherwise, it may cause damage to the fuse or electric wiring system.

CAUTION
Headlamp Lens
To prevent damage, do not clean the headlamp lens with chemical solvents or strong detergents.

  • Lamp part malfunction due to network failure
    The headlamp, taillight, and fog light may light up when the head lamp switch is turned ON, and not light up when the taillight or for light switch is turned ON.
    This may be cause by network failure or vehicle electrical control system mal-function. If there is a problem, we recommend the system be serviced by an authorized Kia dealer.
  •  Lamp part malfunction due to electrical control system stabilization
    A normally functioning lamp may flicker momentarily. This momentary occurrence is due to the stabilization function of the vehicle’s electrical control system. If the lamp stops flickering after a few moments, the vehicle does not require service.
    However, if the lamp goes out after the momentary flickering, or the flickering continues, we recommend the system be serviced by an authorized Kia dealer.

NOTICE.

  • If the light bulb or lamp connector is  removed while the lamp is still on, the fuse box’s electronic system may log it as a malfunction. Therefore, a lamp malfunction incident may be recorded as a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) in the fuse box.
  • It is normal for an operating lamp to flicker momentarily. This is due to a stabilization function of the vehicle’s electronic control device. If the lamp lights up normally after momentarily blinking, then it is functioning as nor-mal.
    However, if the lamp continues to flicker several times or turns off completely, there may be an error in the vehicle’s electronic control device. Please have the vehicle checked by an authorized Kia dealer immediately.

NOTICE

You can find moisture inside the lens of lamps after a car wash or driving in the rain. It is a natural event caused by the temperature difference between the inside and the outside of the lamp and does not mean a problem with its functions. The moisture inside the lamp would disappear if you drive the vehicle with the headlamp turned on, however, the level at which the moisture is removed may differ depending on the size/location/condition of the lamp. If the moisture continues to stay inside the lamp, we recommend that you have the vehicle checked by an authorized Kia dealer.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Appearance Care User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Appearance Care

Appearance care

Exterior care

It is very important to follow the label directions when using any chemical cleaner or polish. Read all warning and caution statements that appear on the label.

NOTICE
If you park the vehicle around a stainless signboard or windshield building etc., the plastic exterior trim (bumper, spoiler, garnish, lamp, outside mirror etc.) may be damaged by reflected sunlight from the external structure. To avoid damaging the plastic exterior trim, park the vehicle away from the areas where the reflected light may occur or use a vehicle cover (Depending on the vehicle, the type of exterior trim applied such as a spoiler may differ).

Finish maintenance
Washing
To help protect your vehicle’s finish from rust and deterioration, wash it thoroughly and frequently at least once a month with lukewarm or cold water.
If you use your vehicle for off-road driving, you should wash it after each off-road trip. Pay special attention to the removal of any accumulation of salt, dirt, mud, and other foreign materials. Make sure the drain holes in the lower edges of the doors and rocker panels are kept clear and clean.
Insects, tar, tree sap, bird droppings, industrial pollution and similar deposits can damage your vehicle’s finish if not removed immediately.
Even prompt washing with plain water may not completely remove all these deposits. A mild soap, safe for use on painted surfaces, may be used.
After washing, rinse the vehicle thoroughly with lukewarm or cold water. Do not allow soap to dry on the finish.
After washing the vehicle, test the brakes while driving slowly to see if they have been affected by water. If braking performance is impaired, dry the brakes by applying them lightly while maintain-ing a slow forward speed.
High-pressure washing

  • When using high-pressure washers, make sure to maintain sufficient distance from the vehicle.
    Insufficient clearance or excessive pressure can lead to component dam-age or water penetration.
  • Do not spray the camera, sensors or its surrounding area directly with a high pressure washer. Shock applied from high pressure water may cause the device to not operate normally.
  • Do not bring the nozzle tip close to boots (rubber or plastic covers) or connectors as they may be damaged if they come into contact with high pressure water.

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CAUTION
Wet engine

  •  Water washing in the engine compartment including high pressure water washing may cause the failure of electrical circuits located in the engine compartment.
  • Never allow water or other liquids to come in contact with electrical/electronic components inside the vehicle as this may damage them.

Waxing
Wax the vehicle when water will no longer bead on the paint.
Always wash and dry the vehicle before waxing. Use a good quality liquid or paste wax, and follow the manufacturer’s instructions. Wax all metal trim to protect it and to maintain its luster.
Removing oil, tar, and similar materials with a spot remover will usually strip the wax from the finish. Be sure to re-wax these areas even if the rest of the vehicle does not yet need waxing.
Do not apply wax on the embossed unpainted unit, as it may tarnish the unit.

CAUTION
Drying vehicle

  •  Wiping dust or dirt off the body with a dry cloth will scratch the finish.
  • Do not use steel wool, abrasive cleaners, acid detergents or strong detergents containing high alkaline or caustic agents on chrome-plated or anodized aluminum parts. This may result in damage to the protective coating and cause discoloration or paint deterioration.

Finish damage repair
Deep scratches or stone chips in the painted surface must be repaired promptly. Exposed metal will quickly rust and may develop into a major repair expense.
If your vehicle is damaged and requires any metal repair or replacement, be sure the body shop applies anti-corrosion materials to the parts repaired or replaced.

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Kia Stinger 2023 Emission Control and California Perchlorate Notice System User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Emission Control and California Perchlorate Notice System

Emission control system

The emission control system of your vehicle is covered by a written limited warranty. Please see the warranty information contained in the Warranty & Consumer Information manual in your vehicle.
Your vehicle is equipped with an emission control system to meet all applicable emission regulations.
There are three emission control systems, as follows.

  1. Crankcase emission control system
  2. Evaporative emission control system
  3. Exhaust emission control system

In order to assure the proper function of the emission control systems, it is recommended that you have your vehicle inspected and maintained by an authorized Kia dealer in accordance with the maintenance schedule in this manual.

Caution for the Inspection and Maintenance Test (With Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system)

  • To prevent the vehicle from misfiring during dynamometer testing, turn the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system off by pressing the ESC switch.
  • After dynamometer testing is completed, turn the ESC system back on by pressing the ESC switch again.

Crankcase emission control system

The positive crankcase ventilation system is employed to prevent air pollution caused by blow-by gases being emitted from the crankcase. This system supplies fresh filtered air to the crankcase through the air intake hose. Inside the crankcase, the fresh air mixes with blow-by gases, which then pass through the PCV valve into the induction system.

 Evaporative emission control (including ORVR: Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery) system

The Evaporative Emission Control System is designed to prevent fuel vapors from escaping into the atmosphere.
(The ORVR system is designed to allow the vapors from the fuel tank to be loaded into a canister while refueling at the gas station, preventing the escape of fuel vapors into the atmosphere.)

Canister
Fuel vapors generated inside the fuel tank are absorbed and stored in the onboard canister. When the engine is running, the fuel vapors absorbed in the canister are drawn into the surge tank through the purge control solenoid valve.

Purge Control Solenoid Valve
(PCSV)
The purge control solenoid valve is controlled by the Engine Control Module
(ECM); when the engine coolant temperature is low during idling, the PCSV closes so that evaporated fuel is not taken into the engine. After the engine warms up during ordinary driving, the PCSV opens to introduce evaporated fuel to the engine.

Exhaust emission control system

The Exhaust Emission Control System is a highly effective system that controls exhaust emissions while maintaining good vehicle performance.

Maintenance
Engine exhaust gas precautions (carbon monoxide)

  •  Carbon monoxide can be present with other exhaust fumes. Therefore, if you smell exhaust fumes of any kind inside your vehicle, have it inspected and repaired immediately. If you ever suspect exhaust fumes are coming into your vehicle, drive it only with all the windows fully open. Have your vehicle checked and repaired immediately.

WARNING
Exhaust
Engine exhaust gases contain carbon monoxide (CO). Though colorless and odorless, it is dangerous and could be lethal if inhaled. Follow the instructions on this page to avoid CO poisoning.

  • Do not operate the engine in confined or closed areas (such as garages) any more than what is necessary to move the vehicle in or out of the area.
  • When the vehicle is stopped in an open area for more than a short time with the engine running, adjust the ventilation system (as needed) to draw outside air into the vehicle.
  • Never sit in a parked or stopped vehicle for any extended time with the engine running.
  • When the engine stalls or fails to start, excessive attempts to restart the engine may cause damage to the emission control system.

Kia Stinger 2023 Specifications, Consumer information and Reporting safety defects User Guide

2023 Kia Stinger Specs, Consumer Information And Safety Defects

Dimensions

Item Length (mm)
Overall length 4,830
Overall width 1,870
Overall height 1,400
Tread

Front

225/45R18 1,596
225/40R19 1,596
225/40ZR19 1,596

Rear

225/45R18 1,647
255/35R19 1,619
255/35ZR19 1,619
Wheelbase 2,905

 

Kia Stinger 2023 Engine User Guide

Engine

Item Gasoline Engine
Smartstream G2.5 FR T-GDi (Gasoline) 3.3 T-GDi
Displacement

[cu.in (cc)]

152. 3 (2,497) 203.94 (3,342)
Bore x Stroke

[in. (mm)]

3.5 x 4 (88.5 x 101.5) 3.62 x 3.30 (92 x 83.8)
Firing order 1-3-4-2 1-2-3-4-5-6
No. of cylinders 4. In-line 6, V-type

 

Kia Stinger 2023 Bulb Wattage User Guide

Bulb wattage

Light Bulb Wattage (W) Bulb type
Front Headlamps (High) Type A LED LED
Headlamps (Low) LED LED
Headlamp (High

assist)

LED LED
Headlamps (Low/

High)

Type B LED LED
Headlamps (Low/High

assist)

LED LED
Front turn signal lamps LED LED
Day time running lamp /Position lamp LED LED
Side Marker lamps LED LED
Side Repeater lamps LED LED
 

 

Rear

Rear Stop/Tail lamps (Inside/Outside) LED LED
Rear Stop lamps (Inside/Outside) LED LED
Back-up lamps 16W W16W
Side Marker lamps LED LED
Rear turn signal lamps (Outside) Type A 21W PY21W
Type B LED LED
High mounted stop lamp LED LED
License plate lamps LED LED
Interior Map lamps LED LED
Vanity mirror lamp LED LED
Room lamps LED LED
Glove box lamp LED LED
Luggage room lamp LED LED

FAQ

What is the Kia Stinger?

The Kia Stinger is a sports sedan produced by Kia, known for its performance-oriented design and features

What are the engine options available for the 2023 Kia Stinger?

The 2023 Kia Stinger offers a choice of two engines: a 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 and a more powerful 3.3-liter twin-turbocharged V6.

How much horsepower does the 2023 Kia Stinger produce with each engine option?

The 2.5-liter inline-4 engine produces around 300 horsepower, while the 3.3-liter V6 engine delivers approximately 368 horsepower.

Is the 2023 Kia Stinger available in rear-wheel drive (RWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD)?

The 2023 Kia Stinger is available in both RWD and AWD configurations, depending on the trim level.

What is the 0-60 mph acceleration time for the 2023 Kia Stinger with the V6 engine?

The V6-powered Stinger can achieve 0-60 mph in approximately 4.7 seconds, making it a fast sports sedan.

What are the available trim levels for the 2023 Kia Stinger?

The 2023 Stinger typically comes in multiple trim levels, including GT-Line, GT1, and GT2.

What are some of the notable features of the 2023 Kia Stinger’s interior?

The Stinger’s interior boasts a driver-focused cockpit, quality materials, a touchscreen infotainment system, and available features like leather upholstery, heated and ventilated seats, and more.

Does the 2023 Kia Stinger have advanced safety features?

Yes, it comes with a suite of advanced safety features, including adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning, and automatic emergency braking.

What is the cargo capacity of the 2023 Kia Stinger

The Stinger offers approximately 23.3 cubic feet of trunk space, which is spacious for a sports sedan.

How is the handling and ride quality of the 2023 Kia Stinger?

The Stinger is praised for its agile handling and a balance of sporty performance and comfortable ride quality.

Is the 2023 Kia Stinger available with a manual transmission?

No, the 2023 Kia Stinger is not available with a manual transmission; it comes with an automatic transmission.

What is the fuel economy of the 2023 Kia Stinger?

Fuel economy varies depending on the engine and drive configuration. The 2.5-liter engine offers better fuel efficiency, while the V6 engine is more performance-oriented.

Is there a performance-oriented version of the 2023 Kia Stinger?

Yes, the GT trims (GT1 and GT2) are performance-oriented versions of the Stinger, featuring the powerful V6 engine and performance enhancements.

What kind of warranty does Kia offer for the 2023 Stinger?

Kia typically offers a comprehensive warranty, including a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty, which provides peace of mind to buyers.

What are some notable competitors to the 2023 Kia Stinger in the sports sedan segment?

Competitors to the 2023 Kia Stinger include the BMW 3 Series, Audi A4, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and Genesis G70, among others.

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