2020 Kia Telluride Owner's Manual

2020 Kia Telluride owners manual
Year:
2020
Make:
Kia
Model:
Telluride
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
10.78 MB

Table of Contents

FOREWORD
3
How to use this manual
5
Introduction
10
Fuel requirements
10
Vehicle break-in process
12
Risk of burns when parking or stopping vehicle
13
Vehicle data collection and Event Data Recorders
13
Your vehicle at a glance
16
Exterior overview
16
Interior overview
19
Instrument panel overview
21
Engine compartment
23
Safety features of your vehicle
27
Important safety precautions
27
Seat
29
Feature of Seat Leather
33
Front seat adjustment for manual seat
33
Moving forward and backward
33
Reclining seatback
34
Changing seat cushion height
34
Front seat adjustment for power seat
34
Moving forward and backward
35
Reclining seatback
35
Changing seat cushion tilt and height
35
Adjusting lumbar support for driver's seat
36
Adjusting cushion extension for driver's seat
36
Driver position memory system for power seat
36
Storing driver's seat positions
37
Recalling positions from memory
37
Setting the easy access function
37
Resetting the driver position memory system
38
Headrest for front seat
39
Adjusting the height up and down
40
Removing headrest
40
Reinstalling headrest
41
Seatback pocket (if equipped)
42
Seatback hook
42
Headrest for rear seat
43
Adjusting the height up and down (2nd row seat and 3rd row center seat)
43
Removing/reinstalling headrest (2nd row seat and 3rd row center seat)
44
Folding 3rd row headrest (except for center)
44
Armrest
45
For 7 seats
45
For 8 seats
45
Folding the rear seat
45
Folding down the rear seatback
46
Unfolding the rear seat
47
Folding 2nd row seat
48
Seat belts
51
Seat belt restraint system
51
Driver's seat belt warning
52
Front passenger's seat belt warning
53
Seat belt - Driver's 3-point system with emergency locking retractor
54
Fastening the your seat belt:
54
Adjusting the height of shoulder belt
55
Seat belts - Front passenger and rear seat 3-point system with combination locking retractor
55
Fastening your seat belt:
55
Stowing the rear seat belt
58
Releasing the seat belt:
59
Rear center seat belt (3rd row)
59
Pre-tensioner seat belt
61
Seat belt precautions
63
Care of seat belts
65
Child Restraint System (CRS)
66
Children always in the rear
66
Selecting a CRS
68
Installing a CRS
70
Securing a child restraint with the LATCH anchors system
72
Securing a child restraint seat with \Tether Anchor\ system
73
Securing a child restraint with a lap/shoulder belt
74
Air bag - advanced Supplemental Restraint System
77
How does the air bag system operate?
78
Do not install a child restraint on the front passenger's seat
79
Air bag warning light
80
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) components and functions
80
Occupant Detection System (ODS)
83
Driver's and passenger's front air bag
89
Side air bag
92
Curtain air bag
93
Air bag collision sensors
95
Why didn't my air bag go off in a collision? (Inflation and non-inflation conditions of the air bag)
96
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) care
99
Adding equipment to or modifying your air bag-equipped vehicle
100
Air bag warning label
100
Features of your vehicle
107
Smart key
107
Replacing smart key battery
111
Smart key immobilizer system
112
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.
113
Theft-alarm system
113
Armed stage
113
Theft-alarm stage
114
Disarmed stage
114
Door locks
115
Operating door locks from outside the vehicle
115
Operating door locks from inside the vehicle
116
Door lock/unlock features
118
Electronic child safety lock system
119
Safe Exit Assist (SEA) system
120
Rear Occupant Alert (ROA) system
121
Manual liftgate
123
Opening the manual liftgate
123
Closing the manual liftgate
124
Opening the manual liftgate in emergency
125
Power liftgate
126
Opening the power liftgate
127
Closing the power liftgate
128
Power liftgate non-opening conditions
129
Automatic reversal
130
Setting the speed of opening/closing of power liftgate
131
Resetting the power liftgate
131
Setting the opening height of the power liftgate
132
Smart Power Liftgate
132
Using the smart power liftgate
132
Deactivating the smart power liftgate with the smart key
134
Detecting area
135
Windows
136
Window opening and closing
138
Power window lock switch
139
Hood
140
Opening the hood
140
Hood open warning
141
Closing the hood
141
Fuel filler lid
142
Opening the fuel filler lid
142
Closing the fuel filler lid
143
Dual sunroof
146
Sliding the sunroof for front seat
148
Tilting the sunroof for front seat
149
Sunshade
149
Resetting the sunroof
150
Sunroof open warning
151
Steering wheel
151
Electric Power Steering (EPS) system
151
Tilt & telescopic steering wheel
153
Adjusting steering wheel angle and height
153
Heated steering wheel
154
Horn
154
Mirrors
155
Inside rearview mirror
155
Day/night rearview mirror
155
Electric Chromic Mirror (ECM)
156
Operating the electric rearview mirror
156
Electric chromic mirror with HomeLink system
156
Operating the electric rearview mirror
156
HomeLink® Wireless Control system
157
Programming HomeLink
157
Operating HomeLink
159
Erasing programmed HomeLink buttons
159
Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
160
Canadian Programming Garage & gate openers
160
Accessories
160
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.
160
Outside rearview mirror
161
Adjusting the outside rearview mirrors
161
Folding the outside rearview mirror
162
Reverse parking aid function
163
Instrument cluster
164
Instrument cluster control
165
Gauges
165
Transmission shift indicator
168
LCD display
168
LCD Display Control
168
LCD Display Modes
169
LCD displays
178
Trip information (trip computer)
178
Drive mode
180
Service Mode
181
Driving info display
181
LCD display messages
182
Warning and indicator lights
186
Warning lights
186
Indicator lights
192
Head-Up Display (HUD)
196
Parking distance warning- reverse system
198
Parking distance warning system
201
Rear view monitor system
206
Rear view monitor – Top view
206
Surround View Monitoring (SVM) system
207
Blind-spot View Monitor (BVM) system
208
To turn on BVM
208
To turn off BVM
208
Lighting
209
Battery saver function
209
Daytime Running Light (DRL)
210
Lighting control
210
Operating high beam
211
Operating turn signals and lane change signals
212
One-touch lane change function
212
Operating front fog light
213
High Beam Assist (HBA) system
213
Operating the HBA
213
HBA warning light and message
214
Wipers and washers
216
Operating windshield washer
218
Operating rear window wiper and washer switch
219
Interior lights
219
Automatic turn off function
219
Map lamp
219
Room lamp
220
Liftgate room lamp
220
Vanity mirror lamp
221
Glove box lamp
221
Welcome system
222
Defroster
223
Operating rear window defroster
223
Operating outside mirror defroster
224
Climate control system
224
System operation
224
Climate control air filter
226
Checking the amount of air conditioner refrigerant and compressor lubricant
227
Air conditioning refrigerant label
228
Manual climate control system
229
Heating and air conditioning
230
Mode selection
231
Temperature control
231
MAX A/C selection
232
Controlling air intake
232
Controlling fan speed
233
Turning off the blowers
233
Air conditioning (A/C)
233
Controlling rear climate
234
Controlling rear fan speed
234
Controlling rear temperature
235
OFF mode
235
Selecting rear mode
236
Automatic climate control system
238
Heating and air conditioning automatically
239
Heating and air conditioning manually
240
Mode selection
241
Temperature control
242
Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperature, fan speed and air flow direction equally
242
Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperature, fan speed and air flow direction individually
243
Changing temperature scale
243
Controlling air intake
243
Controlling fan speed
244
Air conditioning (A/C)
244
Turning off the front air climate control
245
Controlling rear climate
245
Controlling rear fan speed
245
Controlling rear temperature
246
OFF mode
246
Selecting rear mode
247
Windshield defrosting and defogging
249
Defogging inside windshield with manual climate control system
249
Defrosting outside windshield with manual climate control system
250
Defogging inside windshield with the automatic climate control
250
Defrosting outside windshield with automatic climate control
251
Defogging logic
251
Canceling/returning automatic defogging logic on manual climate control system
251
Canceling/returning automatic defogging logic on automatic climate control system
252
Auto Defogging System (ADS) (only for automatic climate control system)
252
Turning the ADS on or off
253
Additional features of climate control
253
Sunroof inside air recirculation
253
Automatic ventilation
253
Storage compartment
254
Center console storage
254
Glove box
254
Sunglass holder
255
Luggage box
255
Interior features
256
Cup holder
256
Seat warmer
257
Air ventilation seat
258
Sun visor
259
Power outlet
260
USB charger
261
AC inverter
263
Wireless smart phone charging system
264
Charging smart phone wirelessly
264
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules
267
Coat hook
267
Side curtain
267
Floor mat anchor(s)
268
Luggage net holder
269
Exterior features
270
Roof rack
270
Audio system
271
Shark fin antenna
271
USB port
272
How vehicle radio works
272
Declaration of Conformity
275
FCC
275
Driving your vehicle
282
Be sure the exhaust system does not leak.
282
Before driving
283
ENGINE START/STOP button
285
Illuminated ENGINE START/STOP button
285
ENGINE START/STOP button position
285
Starting the engine
287
Starting the engine
287
Starting the engine with smart key
287
Automatic transmission
289
Transmission ranges
290
Shift lock system
292
Shifting the transmission from P (Park) into R (Reverse)
292
Overriding the shift lock
292
ENGINE START/STOP button interlock system
293
Good driving practices
293
Moving up a steep grade from a standing start
294
All Wheel Drive (AWD) system
295
AWD (AWD/SNOW MODE)
295
For safe All Wheel Drive (AWD) operation
297
Driving in sand or mud
300
Brake system
302
Power brakes
302
In the event of brake failure
302
Brake Over Accelerator
303
Disc brakes wear indicator
303
Electronic Parking Brake (EPB)
304
Applying the EPB
304
Releasing the EPB with EPB switch
305
Automatic release of EPB
305
Automatic application of EPB
306
EPB warning
306
EPB malfunction indicator
308
Emergency braking with the EPB switch
309
When the EPB is not released
309
AUTO HOLD
309
Applying Auto Hold function
309
Canceling Auto Hold function
310
Warning messages
311
Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
312
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system
314
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) system
317
Trailer Stability Assist (TSA) system
319
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
319
Good braking practices
320
Idle Stop and Go (ISG) system
321
Auto stop
322
Auto start
322
Operating conditions
323
Deactivating the ISG
324
ISG malfunction
324
Drive mode integrated control system (FWD)
325
Drive mode integrated control system (AWD)
329
front radar type) system
333
Setting and activating the FCA
334
Setting the initial warning activation time
335
Prerequisite for the FCA activation
335
FCA warning message and brake control
336
Brake operation
338
FCA front radar / Camera sensor
338
Warning message and warning light
340
FCA malfunction
340
Limitations of the FCA
342
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.
347
Radio frequency radiation exposure information:
347
Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with Stop & Go system
348
SCC switch
349
Adjusting the sensitivity of the SCC
350
Converting to Cruise Control mode
350
Setting the SCC speed
351
Increasing the SCC set speed
352
Decreasing the SCC set speed
352
Accelerating temporarily with the SCC on
353
SCC will be temporarily canceled when:
353
Resuming the SCC set speed
355
Turning the SCC off
355
Setting vehicle-to-vehicle distance
355
When the lane ahead is clear:
356
When there is a vehicle ahead of you in your lane:
356
Radar to detect distance to the vehicle ahead
358
Warning message
359
SCC malfunction message
359
Limitations of the SCC
360
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.
364
Radio frequency radiation exposure information:
364
Leading vehicle departure alert system
365
Setting the leading vehicle departure alert
365
Operating conditions
365
Leading vehicle departure alert activation
365
Lane Following Assist (LFA) system
366
Activating/deactivating the LFA
367
Steering assist
368
Warning message
368
LFA malfunction
369
Limitations of the LFA
370
Highway Driving Assist (HDA) system
372
Setting and activating the HDA
372
Operating conditions
372
HDA operation
372
HDA malfunction
374
Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) system
377
Activating/deactivating the LKA
378
LKA activation
379
Warning message
381
Warning light and message
382
LKA will be canceled when:
382
Driver's Attention
383
LKA function change
384
Driver Attention Warning (DAW) system
385
Setting and activating the DAW
385
Displaying the driver's attention level
385
Taking a break
386
Resetting the DAW
386
DAW standby
386
DAW malfunction
387
Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW)/Blind-Spot Collision- Avoidance Assist (BCA) system
388
Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW)
388
Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA)
389
Activating/deactivating the BCA and BCW
390
Setting initial warning activation time
391
BCW alert
391
BCA operation
393
Detecting Sensor (Camera and Radar)
394
Warning messages
396
Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) system disabled. Radar blocked
396
Check Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) system
397
Check Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA) system
397
Limitations of the BCW/BCA
397
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.
400
Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW) / Rear Cross- Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA) system
401
Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW)
401
Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)
401
Setting and activating the RCCW/ RCCA
402
Setting the initial warning activation time
402
Setting the warning volume of the RCCW
403
Operating conditions
403
RCCW alert
403
RCCA alert
404
Detecting Sensor
407
Warning message
407
Limitations of the RCCW/RCCA
408
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.
412
Economical operation
413
Special driving conditions
415
Winter driving
419
Trailer towing
424
Hitches
425
Safety chains
425
Trailer brakes
425
Driving with a trailer
426
Parking on hills
428
Maintenance when trailer towing
429
If you do decide to pull a trailer
429
Vehicle load limit
431
Tire and loading information label
431
Steps For Determining Correct Load Limit -
433
Certification label
434
Vehicle weight
436
What to do in an emergency
439
Road warning
439
Hazard warning flasher
439
In case of an emergency while driving
440
If the vehicle stalls while driving
440
If the engine stalls at a crossroad or crossing
440
If you have a flat tire while driving
440
If the engine will not start
441
If engine doesn't turn over or turns over slowly
441
If engine turns over normally but does not start
441
Emergency starting
442
Jump-starting
442
Jump-starting
443
Push-starting
443
If the engine overheats
444
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
445
Effective use of the TPMS
446
Low tire pressure telltale
447
Low tire pressure position telltale
447
TPMS malfunction indicator
448
Tire replacement with TPMS
449
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.
451
If you have a flat tire (with spare tire)
451
Jack and tools
452
Jacking instructions
452
Removing the spare tire
453
Storing the spare tire
454
Changing tires
455
Important - use of compact spare tire
459
Jack label
461
Towing
462
Towing without wheel dollies when using a towing service
463
Maintenance
468
Engine compartment
468
Maintenance services
469
Owner maintenance
471
Scheduled maintenance service
473
Explanation of scheduled maintenance items
477
Engine oil and filter
480
Checking the engine oil level
480
Changing the engine oil and filter
481
Engine coolant
482
Checking the coolant level
483
Changing the coolant
484
Brake fluid
484
Checking the brake fluid level
484
Washer fluid
485
Checking the washer fluid level
485
Parking brake
486
Air cleaner filter
487
Replacing air cleaner filter
487
Climate control air filter
488
Inspecting and replacing climate control air filter
488
Wiper blades
490
Front windshield wiper blade
490
Replacing front windshield wiper blade
491
Replacing rear window wiper blade
492
Battery
493
Tires and wheels
496
Checking tire inflation pressure
497
Tire rotation
498
Wheel alignment and tire balance
498
Tire replacement
499
Wheel replacement
499
Tire traction
500
Tire maintenance
500
Tire sidewall labeling
500
Tire terminology and definitions
503
All season tires
506
Summer tires
506
Snow tires
506
Tire chains
507
Radial-ply tires
507
Low aspect ratio tire
508
Fuses
509
Replacing inner panel fuse
511
Replacing engine compartment fuse
512
Multi fuse
512
Main fuse
513
Battery fuse
514
Fuse/relay panel description
514
Light bulbs
523
Headlamp bulb
526
Replacing Headlamp (Low/High) / Position lamp / Daytime running lamp / Turn signal lamp (LED Type) bulb (Headlamp Type B)
527
Replacing Headlamp (Low/High) / Front turn signal lamp bulb (Headlamp Type A)
527
DRL (LED type) bulb (Headlamp Type A)
527
Replacing front fog lamp bulb
528
Replacing side repeater lamp (LED Type) bulb
528
Replacing turn signal lamp (bulb Type) bulb
528
Replacing Stop and tail lamp bulb (Rear combination lamp Type A)
529
Replacing Stop and tail lamp bulb (Rear combination lamp Type B)
529
Replacing Back lamp bulb (Rear combination lamp Type A/B)
529
Replacing High Mounted Stop Lamp (LED type) bulb
530
Replacing license plate lamp bulb
530
Replacing map lamp (bulb type) bulb
530
Replacing map lamp (LED type) bulb
531
Replacing vanity mirror lamp bulb
531
Replacing room lamp (bulb type) bulb
532
Replacing room lamp (LED type) bulb
532
Replacing personal lamp (LED Type) bulb
532
Replacing glove box lamp
533
Replacing luggage lamp bulb
533
Replacing luggage lamp (LED Type) bulb
533
Appearance care
534
Exterior care
534
Interior care
540
Emission control system
542
California perchlorate notice
545
Specifications, Consumer information and Reporting safety defects
548
Dimensions
548
Engine
548
Gross Vehicle Weight
548
Luggage volume
549
Air conditioning system
549
Bulb wattage
550
Tires and wheels
551
Recommended lubricants and capacities
552
Recommended SAE viscosity number
553
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
554
Vehicle certification
554
Tire specification and pressure label
555
Engine Number
555
Refrigerant label
556
Consumer Assistance (U.S. only)
556
Electrical Equipment (U.S. only)
559
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. only)
560
Online factory authorized manuals (U.S. only)
560
Abbreviation
562

FAQ about the 2020 Kia Telluride Manual

What contains the 2020 Telluride manual?

The Kia Telluride owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Kia to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Kia Telluride. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Kia Telluride 2020 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Kia Telluride owners can do
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Maintenance for your Kia Telluride, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

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The Kia Telluride (2020) owner's manual is available in English?

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