Kia Carnival Owners Manual

Seats
Safety features of your vehicle / Seats

Kia Carnival: Seats. Front seat

Front seat

(1) Forward and backward
(2) Seatback angle
(3) Seat cushion height
(4) Lumbar support (Drivers seat)
(5) Driver position memory
(6) Headrest

2nd / 3rd row seat

(7) Forward and backward
(8) Seatback angle and folding
(9) Walk in
(10) Headrest
(11) Armrest
(12) Seatback angle and folding
(13) Seat sinking
(14) Headrest

Kia Carnival: Seats. For SXL package

For SXL package

Front seat

(1) Forward and backward
(2) Seatback angle
(3) Seat cushion height
(4) Lumbar support (Drivers seat)
(5) Driver position memory
(6) Headrest

2nd / 3rd row seat

(7) Forward and backward
(8) Left and right
(9) Seatback angle and folding
(10) Leg support
(11) Walk in
(12) Headrest
(13) Armrest
(14) Seatback angle and folding
(15) Seat sinking
(16) Headrest

Kia Carnival: Seats. WARNING - Loose objects 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.

Kia Carnival: Seats. WARNING - Uprighting seat 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.

Kia Carnival: Seats. WARNING - Driver responsibility for passengers WARNING - Driver responsibility for passengers

Kia Carnival: Seats. The driver must advise the passenger to keep the seatback in an upright position

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 occupant's hips may slide under the lap portion of the seat belt, applying great force to the unprotected abdomen.

Kia Carnival: Seats. WARNING - Seat cushion WARNING - Seat cushion

Occupants should never sit on aftermarket seat cushions or sitting cushions.

The passenger's hips may slide under the lap portion of the seat belt during an accident or a sudden stop.

Kia Carnival: Seats. WARNING - Drivers seat WARNING - Drivers seat

  • Never attempt to adjust the seat while the vehicle is moving. This could result in loss of control of your vehicle.
  • Do not allow anything to interfere with the normal position of the seatback and seatback adjustment.
  • Sit as far back as possible from the steering wheel while still maintaining comfortable control of the your vehicle. A distance of at least 10" from your chest to the steering wheel is recommended. Failure to do so can result in air bag inflation injuries to the driver.

Kia Carnival: Seats. WARNING - Rear seatbacks WARNING - Rear seatbacks

Always lock the rear seatback before driving. Failure to do so could result in passengers or objects being thrown forward injuring vehicle occupants.

Kia Carnival: Seats. WARNING - Luggage and Cargo WARNING - Luggage and Cargo

Do not stack pile or stack luggage or cargo higher than the seatback in the cargo area. In an accident the cargo could strike and injury a passenger. If objects are large, heavy or must be piled, they must be secured in the cargo area.

Kia Carnival: Seats. WARNING - Cargo Area WARNING - Cargo Area

Do not allow passengers to ride in the cargo area under any circumstance. The cargo area is solely for the purpose of transporting luggage or cargo.

Kia Carnival: Seats. WARNING - Unexpected Seat Movement WARNING - Unexpected Seat Movement

After adjusting a manual seat, always check that it is locked by shifting your weight to the front and back. Sudden or unexpected movement of the driver's seat could cause you to lose control of the vehicle.

Kia Carnival: Seats. WARNING - Seat adjustment WARNING - Seat adjustment

  • Do not adjust the seat while wearing seat belts. Moving the seat forward will cause strong pressure on the abdomen.
  • Do not place your hand near the seat bottom or seat track while adjusting the seat. Your hand could get caught in the seat mechanism.

Kia Carnival: Seats. WARNING - Small Objects WARNING - Small Objects

Use extreme caution when picking 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.


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