Driving your vehicle

Before driving
Key positions
Engine start/stop button Manual Transaxle
Automatic transaxle
Four wheel drive (4WD)
Brake system
Cruise control system
Economical operation
Special driving conditions Winter driving
Trailer towing
Vehicle load limit
Vehicle weight glossary

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Confident and Contemporary Exterior
Based on the Kia KND-4 Concept shown during the 2007 Los Angeles Auto Show, Kia Sorento offers the same swept-back lines and dynamic presence as the concept vehicle. With an angled window line, la ...

Manual transaxle
Manual transaxle operation The manual transaxle has five forward gears. Press the clutch pedal down fully while shifting, then release it slowly. The gearshift lever must be returned to the ne ...

Driving Impressions
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