Kia Carnival Owners Manual

Headrest (for rear seat)
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Kia Carnival: Headrest (for rear seat). The rear seat(s) is equipped with headrests in all the seating positions for

The rear seat(s) is equipped with headrests in all the seating positions for the occupant's safety and comfort.

The headrest not only provides comfort for passengers, but also helps protect the head and neck in the event of a collision.

Kia Carnival: Headrest (for rear seat). For maximum effectiveness in case of an accident, the headrest should be adjusted

For maximum effectiveness in case of an accident, the headrest should be adjusted so the middle of the headrest is at the same height as the center of gravity of an occupant's head.

Generally, the center of gravity of most people's head is similar with the height of the top of their eyes.

Also adjust the headrest as close to your head as possible. For this reason, the use of a cushion that holds the body away from the seatback is not recommended.

Adjusting the height up and down

Kia Carnival: Headrest (for rear seat). 2nd row outboard

2nd row outboard

Kia Carnival: Headrest (for rear seat). 2nd row center

2nd row center

Kia Carnival: Headrest (for rear seat). 2nd row for SXL package

2nd row for SXL package

Kia Carnival: Headrest (for rear seat). 3rd row

3rd row

Kia Carnival: Headrest (for rear seat). To raise the headrest :

To raise the headrest :

1. Pull it up to the desired position (1).

To lower the headrest :

1. Push and hold the release button (2) on the headrest support

2. Lower the headrest to the desired position (3).

Removal and reinstallation

Kia Carnival: Headrest (for rear seat). To remove the headrest :

To remove the headrest :

1. Raise it as far as it can go then press the release button (1) while pulling the headrest up (2).

To reinstall the headrest :

1. Put the headrest poles (3) into the holes while pressing the release button (1).

2. Adjust it to the appropriate height.

After installing the headrest, make sure that it is installed in the right direction.

A headrest installed reversely could increase whiplash injury during rear impact.

Kia Carnival: Headrest (for rear seat). WARNING WARNING

The second row headrest is equipped with auto-folding function.The cable may become dislocated or damaged when the headrest is removed, and may lead to auto-folding function failure.

2nd row outboard headrest

Kia Carnival: Headrest (for rear seat). The headrest will fold down automatically when the seat is in the walk in potion.

The headrest will fold down automatically when the seat is in the walk in potion.

Always be sure the headrest has locked into position after you return the seatback.

Forward and backward adjustment (2nd row seat for SXL package)

Kia Carnival: Headrest (for rear seat). The headrest may be adjusted forward or backward by pulling the lower part of

The headrest may be adjusted forward or backward by pulling the lower part of the headrest forward or backward to the desired detent in the direction of the arrow. Adjust the headrest so that it properly supports the head and neck.

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

Kia Carnival: Headrest (for rear seat). For rear outboard passenger's comfort, the ends of the headrest can be adjusted

For rear outboard passenger's comfort, the ends of the headrest can be adjusted inward.


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