Kia Picanto: Special driving conditions / Smooth cornering

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2024 Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Special driving conditions / Smooth cornering

Avoid braking or gear changing in corners, especially when roads are wet. Ideally, corners should always be taken under gentle acceleration. If you follow these suggestions, tire wear will be held to a minimum.

Rocking the vehicle
If it is necessary to rock the vehicle to free it from snow, sand, or mud, first turn the steering wheel right and left to clear the area around your front wheels. Then, shift back and forth b ...

Driving at night
Because night driving presents more hazards than driving in the daylight, here are some important tips to remember: Slow down and keep more distance between you and other vehicles, as it ...

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Kia Picanto JA 2017-2024 Owner's Manual: Cruise control system


The cruise control system allows you to program the vehicle to maintain a constant speed without pressing the accelerator pedal. This system is designed to function above approximately 30 km/h (20 mph). WARNING If the cruise control is left on, (CRUISE indicator light in the instr ...

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2024 Owner's Manual: Additional safety precautions


Never let passengers ride in the cargo area or on top of a folded-down back seat. All occupants should sit upright, fully back in their seats with their seat belts on and their feet on the floor. Passengers should not move out of or change seats while the vehicle is moving. ...

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