KIA Niro: Before driving


 Necessary vehicle inspections

Be sure to check the following fluid levels on a regular basis at the exact interval: Engine oil Engine coolant Brake fluid Washer fluid For more details, refer to "Maintenance" WARNING Focus on the road while driving. The

 Good driving practices

Never change the gear from P (Park) or N (Neutral) to any other position with the accelerator pedal depressed. Never change the gear into P (Park) when the vehicle is moving. Stop the vehicle completely before changing the gear into R

 Good braking practices

Be sure the parking brake is not engaged and the parking brake indicator light is off before driving. The vehicle will not stop as quickly if the brakes are wet. Apply the brakes lightly until the braking action returns to normal. Do


 Special features

Hybrid vehicles sound different than gasoline engine vehicles. When the hybrid system operates, you may hear a sound from the hybrid battery system behind the rear seat. If you apply the accelerator pedal rapidly, you may hear an unconventional

 Engine clutch actuator fluid

Checking the engine clutch actuator fluid level (Kia NIRO Hybrid) In normal driving conditions, the actuator fluid level does not go down rapidly. However, oil consumption rate may rise as vehicle mileage increases, and leakage in actuato