Kia Carnival Owners Manual

Rear seat adjustment
Safety features of your vehicle / Seats / Rear seat adjustment

Forward and backward (2nd row seat)

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. for SXL package

for SXL package

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 sure the seat is locked in place.

Adjust the seat before driving, and make sure the seat is locked securely by trying to move forward and backward without using the lever. If the seat moves, it is not locked properly.

❈ 7-seater SXL Seat

To move the seat inward, first turn the left/right control lever, and then move the seat to the farthest back position.

Left and Right (2nd row seat, SXL package)

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. To move the seat left side or right side :

To move the seat left side or right side :

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 sure the seat is locked in place.

Adjust the seat before driving, and make sure the seat is locked securely by trying to move left side and right side without using the lever. If the seat moves, it is not locked properly.

Seatback angle

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 2nd row seat

2nd row seat

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 2nd row center seat

2nd row center seat

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 2nd row seat for SXL package

2nd row seat for SXL package

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 3rd row seat

3rd row seat

To recline the seatback :

1. Pull up the seatback recline lever (for 2nd row outboard seat) or strap (for 2nd row center or 3rd row seat).

2. Hold the lever or strap and adjust the seatback of the seat to the position you desire.

3. Release the lever or strap and make sure the seatback is locked in place. (The lever MUST return to its original position for the seat- back to lock.)

Walk-in seat (2nd row seat)

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. To get in or out from the 3rd row seat,

To get in or out from the 3rd row seat,

1. Lift the armrest up and lower the head rest to the lowest position (if necessary).

2. Pull up the walk-in lever (1) or pull the walk-in strap (2) on the 2nd row seat to allow passenger to exit 3rd row seat.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 3. At this time, 2nd row seat position will be changed to stand up position,

3. At this time, 2nd row seat position will be changed to stand up position, and the head rest will be folded automatically. After getting in or out, push the 2nd row seat to the original position until it clicks into place and check the head rest position (unfolded position). Make sure that the seat is locked in place.

Walk-out seat (2nd row seat for SXL package)

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. To get out from the 3rd row seat,

To get out from the 3rd row seat,

1. Lift the armrest up , lower the headrests to the lowest position and slide the seat inside. (if necessary).

2. Pull the walk-in strap (1) on the 2nd row seat when the passenger get out from 3rd row seat.

3. Push the 2nd row seat to forward. After getting out, push the 2nd row seat to the original position until it clicks into place. Make sure that the seat is locked in place.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. WARNING WARNING

Never attempt to adjust the 2nd row seat while the vehicle is moving or the seat is occupied as the seat may suddenly move and cause the passenger on the seat to be injured.

Leg support (2nd row seat for SXL package)

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. To use the leg support :

To use the leg support :

1. Pull the leg support lever up and hold it.

2. Adjust the angle and length of the leg support while holding the leg support. When using the leg rest, move the seat to the inner position, and then toward the back. If the seat is not moved far back, it may come in contact with the first row seat.

3. Release the lever and make sure the leg support is locked in place.

Folding the rear seat

The rear seatbacks can be folded to facilitate carrying long items or to increase the luggage capacity of the vehicle.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. WARNING - Folded down seatback WARNING - Folded down seatback

Never allow passengers sit on top of the folded down seatback while the vehicle is moving.This is not a proper seating position and no seat belts are available for use.

This could result in serious injury or death in case of an accident or sudden stop.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. WARNING - Objects WARNING - Objects

Objects carried on the folded down seatback should not extend higher than the top of the front seatbacks.This could allow cargo to slide forward and cause injury or damage during sudden stops.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 2nd row center seat (for 8 passenger vehicle)

2nd row center seat (for 8 passenger vehicle)

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. To fold down the rear seatback

To fold down the rear seatback

1. Insert the rear seat belt buckle in the pocket between the rear seatback and cushion, and insert the rear seat belt webbing in the guide to prevent the seat belt from being damaged.

2. Set the front seatback to the upright position and if necessary, slide the front seat forward.

3. Lower the rear headrests to the lowest position.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 2nd row seat

2nd row seat

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 2nd row center seat (for 8 passenger vehicle)

2nd row center seat (for 8 passenger vehicle)

4. Pull on the seatback folding lever or strap, then fold the seat toward the front of the vehicle. When you return the seatback to its upright position, always be sure it has locked into position by pushing on the top of the seatback.

5. To use the rear seat, lift and pull the seatback backward by pulling on the folding lever or strap. Pull the seatback firmly until it clicks into place. Make sure the seatback is locked in place.

6. Return the rear seat belt to the proper position.

Removing the tumble seat (for 8 passenger vehicle)

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 1. Insert the seat belt in the belt assembly cover.

1. Insert the seat belt in the belt assembly cover.

2. Insert the seat belt buckle in the seat cushion pocket.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 3. Lower the headrest to the lowest position.

3. Lower the headrest to the lowest position.

4. Slide the seat to the farthest rearward.

5. Fold the seat back by pull up the recline strap.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 6. Pull the removal strap and lift the rear portion of the seat cushion.

6. Pull the removal strap and lift the rear portion of the seat cushion.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 7. Pull up the catch release lever under the front of the seat cushion while

7. Pull up the catch release lever under the front of the seat cushion while reclining the folded seat rearward slightly to release the front catches from the anchors.

8. Remove the entire seat from the floor.

Installing the tumble seat (for 8 passenger vehicle)

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 1. Put the front anchor strikers along the front anchors on the floor.

1. Put the front anchor strikers along the front anchors on the floor.

2. Insert two front anchor strikers into the front anchors.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 3. Lift the rear portion of the seat cushion then push down firmly to lock the

3. Lift the rear portion of the seat cushion then push down firmly to lock the catches into the rear anchors until an audible УclickФ is heard.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 4. Make sure the green mark on the rear seat cushion frame is visible and the

4. Make sure the green mark on the rear seat cushion frame is visible and the catches are locked in position by moving the seat forward and backward or lifting the front portion of the seat. If the green mark is invisible and the seat moves, it is not locked properly.

5. Pull up the seatback recline strap.

6. Lift and push the seatback backward firmly until it clicks into place. Make sure the seatback is locked in place.

7. Return the seat belt to the proper position.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. WARNING - Installing or removing the tumble seat WARNING - Installing or removing the tumble seat

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. Do not install or remove the tumble (2nd row center) seat, if there are occupants

Do not install or remove the tumble (2nd row center) seat, if there are occupants in the 3rd row seats, as this may injure occupants.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. If the rear catches of the seat are locked into the rear anchors (2) while the

If the rear catches of the seat are locked into the rear anchors (2) while the front catches are not locked into the front anchors (1), do the followings to release the rear catches from the rear anchors.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. Pull the removal strap and lift the rear portion of the seat cushion.

Pull the removal strap and lift the rear portion of the seat cushion.

Then the rear catches will be released.

Remove the seat while lifting up the rear portion of seat cushion and then reinstalling the tumble seat.

Stowing the rear seat - 3rd row seat

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. The rear seat can be folded and stowed in the luggage compartment to provide

The rear seat can be folded and stowed in the luggage compartment to provide additional cargo space.

To stow the rear seat :

1. Lower the headrest to the lowest position. To stow easily, adjust the seatback to upright position. (if necessary)

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 2. Pull up the seat by using the stowing lever.

2. Pull up the seat by using the stowing lever.

3. Stow the seat by pushing down firmly.

Make sure there is no body or object around the seat and be careful not to injure your hands or body under the seat or in the moving parts when stowing or reinstalling the seat.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. CAUTION - To stow 3rd row seat CAUTION - To stow 3rd row seat

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. Do not stow the 3rd row seat when the seat back is folded down. It may damage

Do not stow the 3rd row seat when the seat back is folded down. It may damage the 3rd seat mechanism.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. To use the rear seat :

To use the rear seat :

1. Lift the seat by pulling up the stowing lever.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 2. Release the lever and push the seat forward firmly until it clicks into place

2. Release the lever and push the seat forward firmly until it clicks into place to insert the catches into the anchors.

✽ NOTICE

Do not push down the upper part of the seatback when pushing the seat forward. Doing so can prevent the catches from being locked in position.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 3. Make sure the catches are locked in position by moving the seat forward and

3. Make sure the catches are locked in position by moving the seat forward and backward or lifting the front portion of the seat. If the seat moves, it is not locked properly.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. 4. Pull out and hold the folding strap.

4. Pull out and hold the folding strap.

5. Hold the seat back when you adjust the seat back angle until it clicks into place and then release the folding strap.
Make sure the seatback is locked in place.

6. Return the rear seat belt to the proper position.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. WARNING - Cargo WARNING - Cargo

Do not place heavy objects in the rear seats, since they cannot be properly secured and may hit vehicle occupants in a frontal collision.

When you fold the rear (2nd and/or 3rd row) seatback, insert the buckle in the pocket between the rear seatback and cushion. Doing so can prevent the buckle from being damaged by the rear seatback.

When returning the rear (2nd and/or 3rd row) seatbacks to the upright position, remember to return the rear shoulder belts to their proper position. Routing the seat belt webbing through the rear seat belt guides will help keep the belts from being trapped behind or under the seats.

Make sure the engine is off, the automatic transaxle is in P (Park) and the parking brake is securely applied whenever loading or unloading cargo. Failure to take these steps may allow the vehicle to move if the shift lever is inadvertently moved to another position.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. WARNING - 3rd row seat WARNING - 3rd row seat

3rd row occupants should always remain in the center of the seat cushion so the occupants head is protected by the headrest. If not, the tailgate may hit the occupant's head, which could cause injury.

Armrest (2nd row seat)

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. Type A

Type A

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. Type B (for SXL package)

Type B (for SXL package)

The 2nd row seats have the armrest located on the side of seatback.

Type A

To use the armrest, swing down the armrest to the lowest position.

Type B

To use the armrest, press the release button

(1) on the armrest and adjust the angle to the desired position. And then release the button (1).

Seatback pocket (for SXL package)

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. The seatback pocket is provided on the back of the 2nd row outboard seatbacks.

The seatback pocket is provided on the back of the 2nd row outboard seatbacks.

Kia Carnival: Rear seat adjustment. WARNING - Seatback pockets WARNING - Seatback pockets

Do not put heavy or sharp objects in the seatback pockets. In an accident they could come loose from the pocket and injure vehicle occupants.


© 2020 www.kiacarnivalmanual.com. All Rights Reserved.