Kia Sportage: Tilt steering/Telescope steering - Steering wheel - Features of your vehicle - Kia Sportage SL Owners ManualKia Sportage: Tilt steering/Telescope steering

Third generation SL (2010–2016) / Kia Sportage SL Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Steering wheel / Tilt steering/Telescope steering

Tilt steering allows you to adjust the steering wheel before you drive.

You can also raise the steering wheel to give your legs more room when you exit and enter the vehicle (if equipped).

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

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, if equipped) then pull up the lockrelease lever to lock the steering wheel in place. Be sure to adjust the steering wheel to the desired position before driving.

✽ NOTICE

After adjudgement, sometimes the lock-release lever may not lock the steering wheel. It is not a malfunction. This occurs when two gears engage. In this case, adjust the steering wheel again and then lock the steering wheel.

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