KIA Niro: Vehicle modifications

Vehicle modifications

This vehicle should not be modified.

Modification of your vehicle could affect its performance, safety or durability and may even violate governmental safety and emissions regulations.

In addition, damage or performance problems resulting from any modification may not be covered under warranty.

  • Use of unauthorized electronic devices may cause abnormal operation of the vehicle, wire damage, battery discharge, or fire. For your safety, do not use unauthorized electronic devices.

Vehicle handling instructions

As with other vehicles of this type, failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of control, accident, or vehicle rollover.

Specific design characteristics (higher ground clearance, track, etc.) give this vehicle a higher center of gravity than other types of vehicles. In other words, it is not designed for cornering at the same speeds as conventional 2-wheeldrive vehicles.

Avoid sharp turns and abrupt maneuvers.

Again, failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of control, accident, or vehicle rollover.


     HEV/PHEV powertrain (Kia Niro Hybrid only)

    By following a few simple precautions for the first 6,000 km (4,000 miles) you may increase the performance economy and life of your vehicle. Do not race the engine. Avoid hard stops, except in emergencies, to allow the brakes to seat prop

     Your vehicle at a glance

     Exterior overview

    Front view * The actual features in your vehicle may not necessarily be available due to the selected options or regions. Hood Head lamp Wheel and tire Outside rear view mirror Sunroof Front windshield wiper blades Windows F


     Engine Oil Level

    Warning Be sure that the vehicle is on level ground. Warm up and stop the engine, and then wait for 5 minutes. Turn the engine off and wait for a few minutes (about 5 minutes) for the oil to return to the oil pan. Pull the dipstick out, w

     Limitations of Remote Smart Parking Assist

    In the following circumstances, Remote Smart Parking Assist performance to park or exit the vehicle may be limited, there may be a risk of collision, or Remote Smart Parking Assist may turn off. Park or exit the vehicle manually if necessary.