Kia Sportage: Panoramic sunroof / Sliding the sunroof

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2019) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Panoramic sunroof / Sliding the sunroof

When the sunshade is closed

Push the sunroof control lever backward to the 2nd detent position, both the sunshade and sunroof glass will slide all the way open. To stop the sunroof movement at any point, push the sunroof control glass lever momentarily.

When the sunshade is opened

Push the sunroof glass control lever backward to the 1st or 2nd detent position, the sunroof glass will be opened.

To stop the sunroof glass movement at any point, push the sunroof control lever momentarily.

Automatic reversal

If an object or part of the body is detected while the sunroof is closing automatically, it will reverse the direction, and then stop.

The auto reverse function does not work if a tiny obstacle is between the sliding glass and the sunroof sash. You should always check that all passengers and objects are away from the sunroof before closing it.

Objects less than 0.16 inch (4 mm) in diameter caught between the sunroof glass and the front glass channel may not be detected by the automatic reverse glass and the glass will not stop and reverse direction.

WARNING - Sunroof

WARNING - Sunroof Operation

When closing the sunroof, make sure there are no body parts in the movement range of the sliding roof. Parts of the body could become trapped or crushed.

CAUTION

To prevent damage to the sunroof, periodically remove any dirt that may accumulate on the guide rail.

✽ NOTICE

If you drive with the sunroof opened right after a vehicle wash or rain, water may get inside the vehicle.

CAUTION - Sunroof motor damage

If you try to open the sunroof when the temperature is below freezing or when the sunroof is covered with snow or ice, the glass or the motor could be damaged.

Sunshade
To open the sunshade Push the sunroof control lever backward to the 1st detent position. To close the sunshade when the sunroof glass is closed Push the sunroof control lever forward to the 1st d ...

Tilting the sunroof
When the sunshade is closed Push the sunroof control lever upward, the sunshade will slide halfway open then the sunroof glass will tilt. To stop the sunroof movement at any point, push the sunr ...

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