Kia Forte: Safety features of your vehicle / Seat

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Owners Manual / Safety features of your vehicle / Seat

Driver’s seat

(1) Forward and backward
(2) Seatback angle
(3) Seat cushion tilt
(4) Seat height
(5) Lumbar support*
(6) Headrest

Front passenger’s seat

(7) Forward and backward
(8) Seatback angle
(9) Headrest

Rear seat

(10) Armrest
(11) Headrest

WARNING - Loose objects

Do not place anything in the driver's foot well or under the front seats. Loose objects in the driver's foot area could interfere with the operation of the foot pedals.

WARNING - Uprighting seat

Do not press the release lever on a manual seatback without holding and controlling the seatback. The seatback will spring upright, possibly impacting you or other passengers.

WARNING - Seat cushion

Occupants should never sit on aftermarket seat cushions or sitting cushions. The occupant’s hips may slide under the lap portion of the seat belt during an accident or a sudden stop.

WARNING - Driver responsibility for passengers

The driver must advise the passenger to keep the seatback in an upright position whenever the vehicle is in motion. If a seat is reclined during an accident, the restraint system's ability to restrain will be greatly reduced.

WARNING - Driver’s seat

WARNING - Seat adjustment

WARNING - Small Objects

Use extreme caution when picking up small objects trapped under the seats or between the seat and the center console. Your hands might be cut or injured by the sharp edges of the seats mechanism.

Feature of Seat Leather

CAUTION

✽ NOTICE

Wrinkles or abrasions which appear naturally from usage are not covered by warranty.

Important safety precautions
You will find many safety precautions and recommendations throughout this section, and throughout this manual. The safety precautions in this section are among the most important. Always wear ...

Front seat adjustment -manual
Forward and backward To move the seat forward or backward: 1. Pull the seat slide adjustment lever up and hold it. 2. Slide the seat to the position you desire. 3. Release the lever and make ...

Other information:

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Service Manual: Lumber Support System


Repair procedures Inspection 1. Remove the front seat back. (Refer to Body - "Front Seat Back Cover") 2. When the battery power is supplied to the motor connector, check the motor for smooth operation. ...

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Owners Manual: Limitations of the system


The smart cruise control system may have limits to its ability to detect distance to the vehicle ahead due to road and traffic conditions. On curves On curves, the smart cruise control system may not immediately detect a moving vehicle in your lane, and then your vehicle could ...

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