Kia Niro: Engine oil / Changing the engine oil and filter

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual / Maintenance / Engine oil / Changing the engine oil and filter

We recommend that the engine oil and filter be replaced by an authorized Kia dealer.

WARNING

Used engine oil may cause skin irritation or cancer if left in contact with the skin for prolonged periods of time. Used engine oil contains chemicals that have caused cancer in laboratory animals. Always protect your skin by washing your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water as soon as possible after handling used oil.

Checking the engine oil level
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Engine Coolant
The high-pressure cooling system has a reservoir filled with year round antifreeze coolant. The reservoir is filled at the factory. Check the antifreeze protection and coolant level at least once a ...

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