2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Owners Manual

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Driving your vehicle
Snowy or Icy conditions
Snow tires
If you mount snow tires on your vehi-
cle, make sure they are radial tires of
the same size and load range as the
original tires. Mount snow tires on all
four wheels to balance your vehicle’s
handling  in  all  weather  conditions.
Keep in mind that the traction provid-
ed by  snow  tires on  dry roads  may
not be as high as your vehicle's orig-
inal equipment tires.You should drive
cautiously even  when the  roads are
clear. Check  with the  tire  dealer for
maximum speed recommendations.
To drive your vehicle in deep snow, it
may be necessary  to use snow tires
or to install  tire chains on  your tires.
If snow tires are needed,  it is neces-
sary to select tires  equivalent in size
and  type  of the  original  equipment
tires. Failure to do  so may adversely
affect the safety and handling of your
rapid   acceleration,   sudden   brake
applications,  and   sharp   turns  are
potentially very hazardous practices.
winter  result   in  greater   wear  and     During    deceleration,   use   engine
other   problems.   To  minimize   the     braking  to the fullest  extent. Sudden
problems   of   winter    driving,   you      brake applications  on  snowy  or  icy
roads may cause skids  to occur. You
need   to  keep   sufficient   distance
between  the vehicle  in operation  in
front  and  your  vehicle.  Also,  apply
the brake  gently. It  should be  noted
that installing  tire chains  on the  tire
will  provide a  greater  driving  force,
but will not prevent side skids.
Severe  weather   conditions   in  the
WARNING - Snow tire size
should follow these suggestions:
Snow tires should be equivalent
in size and  type to the  vehicle's
standard  tires.   Otherwise,  the
safety and handling of your vehi-
cle may be adversely affected.
Do  not install  studded  tires  without
first checking local, state and  munic-
ipal  regulations for  possible  restric-
tions against their use.
Tire chains are not legal in all states.
Check  the state  laws  before  fitting
tire chains.
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