Kia Soul: Tire chains - Tire and wheels - Maintenance - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner ManualKia Soul: Tire chains

Second generation PS (2014-2019) / Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner Manual / Maintenance / Tire and wheels / Tire chains

Tire chains, if necessary, should be installed on the front wheels. Be sure that the chains are installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.

To minimize tire and chain wear, do not continue to use tire chains when they are no longer needed.

WARNING - Snow or ice

  • When driving on roads covered with snow or ice, drive at less than 20 mph (30 km/h).
  • Use the SAE УSФ class or wire chains.
  • If you hear noise caused by chains contacting the body, retighten the chain to avoid contact with the vehicle body.
  • To prevent body damage, retighten the chains after driving 0.3~0.6 miles (0.5~1.0 km).
  • Do not use tire chains on vehicles equipped with aluminum wheels. In unavoidable circumstance, use a wire type chain.
  • Use wire chains less than 0.59 inches (15 mm) to prevent damage to the chainТs connection.
    Summer tires
    Kia specifies summer tires on some models to provide superior performance on dry roads. Summer tire performance is substantially reduced in snow and ice. Summer tires do not have the tire traction ...

    Radial-ply tires
    Radial-ply tires provide improved tread life, road hazard resistance and smoother high speed ride. The radial- ply tires used on this vehicle are of belted construction, and are selected to comple ...

    See also:

    Service Mode
    Service Interval Service in It calculates and displays when you need a scheduled maintenance service (mileage or days). If the remaining mileage or time reaches 900 mi. (1,500 km) or 30 days, ...

    Air bag warning label
    Air bag warning labels, some required by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), are attached to alert the driver and passengers of potential risks of the air bag syst ...

    Reducing the risk of a rollover
    This multi-purpose passenger vehicle is defined as a Crossover Utility Vehicle (CUV). CUVТs have higher ground clearance and a narrower track to make them capable of performing in a wide variety o ...