Kia Soul: Active ECO operation - Active eco system - Driving your vehicle - Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner ManualKia Soul: Active ECO operation

First generation AM (2010–2013) / Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner Manual / Driving your vehicle / Active eco system / Active ECO operation

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Active ECO helps improve fuel efficiency by controlling certain engine and transaxle system operating parameters. Fuel efficiency depends on the driver's driving habit and road condition.

  • When the Active ECO button is pressed the ECO indicator (green) will illuminate to show that the Active ECO is operating.
  • When the Active ECO is activated, it will remain on until the Active ECO button is pressed again. Active ECO does not turn off when the engine is restarted. To turn off Active ECO, press the Active ECO button again.
  • If Active ECO is turned off, the system will return to the normal mode.
    Limitation of Active ECO operation
    If the following conditions occur while Active ECO is operating, the system operation is limited even though there is no change in the ECO indicator. When the coolant temperature is low: The sys ...

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