Kia Picanto: Driving your vehicle / Economical operation

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2021 Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Economical operation

Your vehicle's fuel economy depends mainly on your style of driving, where you drive and when you drive. Each of these factors affects how many kilometers (miles) you can get from a liter (gallon) of fuel. To operate your vehicle as economically as possible, use the following driving suggestions to help save money in both fuel and repairs:

Keeping a vehicle in good operating condition is important both for economy and safety. Therefore, have the system serviced by a professional workshop.

Kia recommends to visit an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

WARNING

Engine off during motion

Never turn the engine off to coast down hills or anytime the vehicle is in motion. The power steering and power brakes will not function properly without the engine running. Instead, keep the engine on and downshift to an appropriate gear for engine braking effect. In addition, turning off the ignition while driving could engage the steering wheel lock resulting in loss of vehicle steering which could cause serious injury or death.

Limitation of the system
The AEB is an assistant system for a driver in a certain risky driving condition and it does not take every responsibility for all risks from driving condition. The AEB monitors the driving si ...

Special driving conditions
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Other information:

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2021 Owner's Manual: System setting and activation


System setting The driver can activate the AEB by placing the ignition switch to the ON position and by selecting 'User Settings', 'Driving Assist', and 'Autonomous Emergency Braking System'. The AEB deactivates, when the driver cancels the system setting. The warning light illuminat ...

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2021 Owner's Manual: Instrument panel overview


1. Instrument cluster 2. Horn 3. Driver’s front air bag 4. Light control/Turn signals 5. Wiper/Washer 6. Ignition switch ENGINE START/STOP button 7. Steering wheel audio control 8. LCD window control Cruise control Speed limit control 9. Hazard warning flasher switch 10. ...

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