Kia Sportage: If you do decide to pull a trailer - Trailer towing - Driving your vehicle - Kia Sportage SL Owners ManualKia Sportage: If you do decide to pull a trailer

Third generation SL (2010–2016) / Kia Sportage SL Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Trailer towing / If you do decide to pull a trailer

Here are some important points if you decide to pull a trailer:

2WD : 2-Wheel drive
4WD : 4-Wheel drive

To identify what the vehicle trailering capacity is for your vehicle, you should read the information in “Weight of the Trailer” that appears later in this section.

Maintenance when trailer towing
Your vehicle will need service more often when you regularly pull a trailer. Important items to pay particular attention to include engine oil, automatic transaxle fluid, axle lubricant and coolin ...

Weight of the trailer
What is the maximum safe weight of a trailer? It should never weigh more than the maximum trailer weight with trailer brakes. But even that can be too heavy. It depends on how you plan to use you ...

Other Information:

Hazard warning flasher
The hazard warning flasher should be used whenever you find it necessary to stop the vehicle in a hazardous location. When you must make such an emergency stop, always pull off the road as far a ...

Side impact air bag
Your vehicle is equipped with a side impact air bag in each front seat. The purpose of the air bag is to provide the vehicle's driver and/or the front passenger with additional protection t ...

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