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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 and Consumer Information manual that provides important information on all warranties regarding your vehicle. We urge you to read these publications carefully and follow the recommendations to help assure enjoyable and safe operation of your new vehicle. 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. 2007 Kia Motors Corp. i Introduction Your vehicle at a glance Features of your vehicle Driving your vehicle table of contents What to do in an emergency Maintenance Specifications Index Introduction How to use this manual / 1-2 Fuel requirements / 1-2 Vehicle break-in process / 1-3 1 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. We strongly recommend that you read the entire manual. In order to minimize the chance of death or injury, you must read the WARNING and CAUTION sections spread throughout the manual. Illustrations complement the words in this manual to best explain how to enjoy your vehicle. By reading your manual, you learn about features, important safety information, and driving tips under various road conditions. The general layout of the manual is provided in the Table of Contents. A good place to start is the index; it has an alphabetical listing of all information in your manual. Sections: This manual has seven sections plus an index. Each section begins with a brief list of contents so you can tell at a glance if that section has the information you want. You’ll find various WARNING’s, CAUTION’s, and NOTICE’s in this manual. These were prepared to enhance your personal safety. You should carefully read and follow ALL procedures and recommendations provided in these WARNING’s, CAUTION’s and NOTICE’s. FUEL REQUIREMENTS Your new Kia vehicle is designed to use only unleaded fuel with a minimum Octane Rating of 87 Anti-Knock Index (AKI). For improved vehicle performance, premium unleaded fuel with an octane rating of AKI 91 or higher is recommended. WARNING A WARNING indicates a situation in which harm, serious bodily injury or death could result if the warning is ignored. CAUTION NEVER USE LEADED FUEL. The use of leaded fuel is detrimental to the catalytic converter and will damage the engine control system’s oxygen sensor and affect emission control. Never add any fuel system cleaning agents to the fuel tank other than what Kia has specified. (Consult an Authorized Kia Dealer for details.) CAUTION A CAUTION indicates a situation in which damage to your vehicle could result if the caution is ignored. NOTICE A NOTICE indicates interesting or helpful information is being provided. 1 2 Introduction VEHICLE BREAK-IN PROCESS Gasoline containing alcohol and methanol Gasohol, a mixture of gasoline and ethanol (also known as grain alcohol), and gasoline or gasohol containing methanol (also known as wood alcohol) are being marketed along with or instead of leaded or unleaded gasoline. Do not use gasohol containing more than 10% ethanol, and do not use gasoline or gasohol containing any methanol. Either of these fuels may cause drivability problems and damage to the fuel system. Discontinue using gasohol of any kind if drivability problems occur. Vehicle damage or driveability problems may not be covered by the manufacturer’s warranty if they result from the use of: 1. Gasohol containing more than 10% ethanol. 2. Gasoline or gasohol containing methanol. 3. Leaded fuel or leaded gasohol. No special break-in period is needed. By following a few simple precautions for the first 1,000 km (600 miles) you may add to the performance, economy and life of your vehicle.
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