Kia Optima: How to use this manual - Introduction - Kia Optima TF 2011-2020 Owners ManualKia Optima: How to use this manual

We want to help you get the greatest possible driving pleasure from your vehicle. Your Owner’s Manual can assist you in many ways. We strongly recommend that you read the entire manual. In order to minimize the chance of death or injury, you must read the WARNING and CAUTION sections in the manual.

Illustrations complement the words in this manual to best explain how to enjoy your vehicle. By reading your manual, you will learn about features, important safety information, and driving tips under various road conditions.

The general layout of the manual is provided in the Table of Contents. Use the index when looking for a specific area or subject; it has an alphabetical listing of all information in your manual.

Sections: This manual has eight sections plus an index. Each section begins with a brief list of contents so you can tell at a glance if that section has the information you want.

You will find various WARNINGs, CAUTIONs, and NOTICEs in this manual. These WARNINGs were prepared to enhance your personal safety.You should carefully read and follow ALL procedures and recommendations provided in these WARNINGS, CAUTIONS and NOTICES.

A WARNING indicates a situation in which harm, serious bodily injury or death WARNING

A WARNING indicates a situation in which harm, serious bodily injury or death could result if the warning is ignored.

A CAUTION indicates a situation in which damage to your vehicle could result CAUTION

A CAUTION indicates a situation in which damage to your vehicle could result if the caution is ignored.

✽ NOTICE

ANOTICE indicates interesting or helpful information is being provided.

Introduction
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Fuel requirements
Your new Kia vehicle is designed to use only unleaded fuel having a pump octane number ((R+M)/2) of 87 (Research Octane Number 91) or higher. Your new vehicle is designed to obtain maximum performa ...

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Do not use methanol
Fuels containing methanol (wood alcohol) should not be used in your vehicle. This type of fuel can reduce vehicle performance and damage components of the fuel system. ...

Windshield Wiper Blade Maintenance
Contamination of either the windshield and wiper blades with foreign matter such as insects, tree sap, and hot wax treatments used by some commercial car washes can reduce wiper effectiveness. If ...

Inspection
Smart Key Unit - Refer to the BE group - inspection / self diagnosis with GDS. Smart Key Switch - Refer to the BE group - inspection / self diagnosis with GDS. ...

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