Kia Niro: Towing / Emergency towing

■ Front

■ Rear

If towing is necessary, we recommend you to have it done by an authorized Kia dealer or a commercial tow truck service.

If towing service is not available in an emergency, your vehicle may be temporarily towed using a cable or chain secured to the emergency towing hook under the front (or rear) of the vehicle. Use extreme caution when towing the vehicle. A driver must be in the vehicle to steer it and operate the brakes.

Towing in this manner may be done only on hard-surfaced roads for a short distance and at low speed. Also, the wheels, axles, power train, steering and brakes must all be in good condition.

CAUTION

 

WARNING

Use extreme caution when towing the vehicle.

Removable towing hook
■ Front ■ Rear 1. Open the tailgate, and remove the towing hook from the tool case. 2. Remove the hole cover pressing the upper (front) / lower (rear) part of the cover on the bumper. 3. ...

Emergency towing precautions
Turn the ignition switch to ACC so the steering wheel isn’t locked. Place the transaxle shift lever in N (Neutral). Release the parking bake. Press the brake pedal with more force than norm ...

Other information:

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: Dual clutch transmission operation
The dual clutch transmission has six forward speeds and one reverse speed. The individual speeds are selected automatically in the D (Drive) position. WARNING To reduce the risk of serious injury or death: ALWAYS check the surrounding areas near your vehicle for people, especially children ...

Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual: Tire (pressure & tread wear) Repair procedures
Inspection 1. Check the tire pressure. 16(inch) : 230 kPa (33 psi) 18(inch) : 230 kPa (33 psi) Tire Rotation Checking For Pull And Wander If the steering pulls to one side, rotate the tires according to the following wheel rotation procedure. ...

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