KIA Niro: Auto defogging for automatic climate control

Auto defogging for automatic climate control

Auto defogging for automatic climate control


For Europe

  • Air conditioning will turn ON at recirculation mode.
  • Mode will change to defrost to direct airflow to the windshield.
  • Fan speed will increase.

Except Europe

  • Air conditioning will turn ON at low temperature.
  • Air intake control will change to Fresh mode.
  • Fan speed will increase.
  • Mode will change to defrost to direct airflow to the windshield

Operating or canceling auto defogging- (Kia Niro EV only)


  • Select 'Climate ? Defog/Defrost options ? Auto defog' from the Settings menu.

Operating condition(s) - (Kia Niro Hybrid only)

  • When the heater or air conditioning is on.
  • A high amount of humidity is detected in the vehicle.

Canceling or resetting auto defogging- (Kia Niro Hybrid only)


  • Press ( ) for 3 seconds.
  • The button indicator will blink 3 times if canceled.
  • The button indicator will blink 6 times if reset.


  • When the air conditioning is turned on by Auto defogging system, if you try to turn off the air conditioning, the air conditioning will not be turned off.
  • To maintain the effectiveness and efficiency of the Auto Defogging System, do not select Recirculation mode while the system is operating.
  • When the Auto Defogging System is operating, the fan speed adjustment button, the temperature adjustment knob, and the air intake control button are all disabled.
  • Do not remove the sensor cover located on the upper end of the driver side windshield glass.

    Damage to system parts could occur and may not be covered by your vehicle warranty.


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