Kia Sportage: Maintenance services / Owner’s responsibility

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2022) Owners Manual / Maintenance / Maintenance services / Owner’s responsibility

✽ NOTICE

Maintenance Service and Record Retention are the owner's responsibility.

You should retain documents that show proper maintenance has been performed 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 provided 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 support from Kia in order to provide you with a high level of service satisfaction.

✽ NOTICE - NHTSA Safety Corrosion Alert

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a general warning to all vehicle owners of all brands regarding the risks associated with vehicle underbody corrosion. From your initial purchase, take the following steps to prevent unsafe corrosion damage to your vehicle:

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 ...

Owner maintenance precautions
Improper or incomplete service may result in problems. This section gives instructions only for the maintenance items that are easy to perform. As explained earlier in this section, several procedu ...

Other information:

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2022) Owners Manual: Main components of the occupant detection system


A detection device located within the front passenger seat cushion. An electronic system which determines whether the passenger air bag systems should be activated or deactivated. An indicator light located on the instrument panel which illuminates the words PASSENGER AIR BAG “OFF” ...

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2022) Owners Manual: Seat belt - Driver's 3-point system with emergency locking retractor


To fasten your seat belt: To fasten your seat belt, pull it out of the retractor and insert the metal tab (1) into the buckle (2). There will be an audible "click" when the tab locks into the buckle. The seat belt automatically adjusts to the proper length only after the lap belt ...

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