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KIA, THE COMPANY Congratulations! Your selection of a Kia was a wise investment. It will give you years of driving pleasure. Now that you are the owner of a Kia vehicle, you’ll probably be asked a lot of questions about your vehicle and the company like “What is a Kia? “, “Who is Kia? “, “What does `Kia’ mean? “. Here are some answers. First, Kia is the oldest car company in Korea. It is a company that has thousands of employees focused on building high-quality vehicles at affordable prices. The first syllable, Ki, in the word “Kia ” means “to arise from to the world ” or “to come up out of to the world.
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” The second syllable, a, means “Asia. ” So, the word Kia, means “to arise from ” or “to come up out of Asia to the world. ” Drive safely and enjoy your Kia! FOREWORD Thank you for choosing a Kia vehicle. When you require service, remember that your dealer knows your vehicle best. Your dealer has factory-trained technicians, recommended special tools, genuine Kia replacement parts and is dedicated to your complete satisfaction. Because subsequent owners require this important information as well, this publication should remain with the vehicle if it is sold. This manual will familiarize you with operational, maintenance and safety information about your new vehicle. It is supplemented by a Warranty & Consumer Information Manual that provides important information on all warranties regarding your vehicle. If your vehicle is equipped with an audio system, you will also receive a Kia Integrated Audio System Manual. We urge you to read these manuals carefully. Kia offers a great variety of options, components and features for its various models. Therefore, the equipment described in this manual, along with the various illustrations, may not all be applicable to your particular vehicle. The information and specifications provided in this manual were accurate at the time of printing. Kia reserves the right to discontinue or change specifications or design at any time without notice and without incurring any obligation. If you have questions, always check with your Kia Dealer. We assure you of our continuing interest in your motoring pleasure and satisfaction in your Kia vehicle. 2005 Kia Motors Corp. i TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION YOUR VEHICLE AT A GLANCE KNOWING YOUR VEHICLE DRIVING YOUR VEHICLE DRIVING TIPS IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY MAINTENANCE SPECIFICATIONS INDEX INTRODUCTION How to Use This Manual . 1-2 Vehicle Handling Instruction . 1-3 Vehicle Break-In Process INTRODUCTION HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL We want to help you get the greatest possible driving pleasure from your vehicle. Your Owner’s Manual can assist you in many ways. For your safety and the safety of your passengers, we strongly urge that you read the entire manual. In order to avoid death or injury, please review the WARNING and CAUTION sections contained throughout the manual. The WARNING and CAUTION sections are easily recognized by their special markings listed on this page. Illustrations complement the words in this manual to best explain how to enjoy your vehicle. By reading your manual, you will learn about features, important safety information, and driving under various road conditions. The general layout of the manual is provided in the Table of Contents. In addition, an alphabetical index located at the back of the manual has been provided for you reference. Sections: This manual has eight sections plus an index. Each section begins with a brief list of contents to provide you with an overview of what is contained in that section. You will find various WARNING’s, CAUTION’s, and NOTICE’s in this manual. These WARNING’s, CAUTION’s and NOTICE’s are provided to enhance your safety and continued satisfaction with your Kia vehicle. You should carefully read and follow all procedures and recommendations provided in these WARNING’s, CAUTION’s and NOTICE’s. WARNING A WARNING indicates a situation in which serious bodily injury or death could result if the warning is ignored. CAUTION A CAUTION indicates a situation in which personal injury, perhaps severe, could result if the caution is ignored. NOTICE A NOTICE indicates a situation in which damage to your vehicle could result if the notice is ignored. 1-2 INTRODUCTION VEHICLE HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS As with other vehicles of this type, failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of control, an accident or vehicle rollover. Specific design characteristics (higher ground clearance, track, etc.) give this vehicle a higher center of gravity than ordinary cars. They are not designed for cornering at the same speeds as conventional 2-wheel drive vehicles. Avoid sharp turns or abrupt maneuvers. Again, failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of control, an accident or vehicle rollover. Be sure to read the “onpavement” and “off-road” driving guidelines, Section 5 in this manual. 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.
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