Kia Niro: For Europe / Weight of the trailer

What is the maximum safe weight of a trailer? It should never weigh more than the maximum trailer weight with trailer brakes. But even that can be too heavy.

It depends on how you plan to use your trailer. For example, speed, altitude, road grades, outside temperature and how often your vehicle is used to pull a trailer are all important. The ideal trailer weight can also depend on any special equipment that you have on your vehicle.

For Europe
DCT : Dual clutch transmission ...

Weight of the trailer tongue
The tongue load of any trailer is an important weight to measure because it affects the total gross vehicle weight (GVW) of your vehicle. This weight includes the curb weight of the vehicle, any ...

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Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: 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 normal since you will have reduced brake performance. More steering effort will be required because ...

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: Self-diagnosis
When you shift the gear to the R (Reverse) position and if one or more of the below occurs you may have a malfunction in the rear parking assist system. You don't hear an audible warning sound or if the buzzer sounds intermittently. • is displayed. (if equipped) If this occurs, we ...

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