Kia Soul: Automatic transaxle - Driving your vehicleKia Soul: Automatic transaxle

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Automatic transaxle

Good driving practices
Never take the vehicle out of gear and coast down a hill. This is extremely hazardous. Always leave the vehicle in gear. Don't "ride" the brakes. This can cause them to overheat ...

Automatic transaxle operation
The automatic transaxle has 6 forward speeds and one reverse speed. The individual speeds are selected automatically, depending on the position of the shift lever. ✽ NOTICE The first few ...

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Gauges
Speedometer The speedometer indicates the speed of the vehicle and is calibrated in miles per hour (mph) and/or kilometers per hour (km/h). Tachometer The tachometer indicates the approxi ...

Towing service
If emergency towing is necessary, we recommend having it done by an authorized Kia dealer or a commercial tow-truck service. Proper lifting and towing procedures are necessary to prevent damag ...

Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) operation
The Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) automatically shifts depending on speed, accelerate pedal position. The individual speeds are selected automatically, depending on the position of the s ...