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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High beam operation
To turn on the high beam headlights, push the lever away from you. Pull it back for low beams. The high beam indicator will light when the headlight high beams are switched on. To prevent the ...

Closing the tailgate
To close the tailgate, lower and push down the tailgate firmly. Make sure that the tailgate is securely latched. WARNING Make sure your hands, feet and other parts of your body are safely out ...

Seat belts - Front passenger and rear seat 3-point system with combination locking retractor
To fasten your seat belt: Combination retractor type seat belts are installed in the rear seat positions to help accommodate the installation of child restraint systems. Although a combination re ...