Kia Soul: Vehicle weight glossary - Driving your vehicleKia Soul: Vehicle weight glossary

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Vehicle weight glossary

This section will guide you in the proper loading of your vehicle and/or trailer, to keep your loaded vehicle weight within its design rating capability, with or without a trailer.

Properly loading your vehicle will provide maximum return of the vehicle design performance. Before loading your vehicle, familiarize yourself with the following terms for determining your vehicle's weight ratings, with or without a trailer, from the vehicle's specifications and the certification label:

Certification label
The certification label is located on the driver's door sill at the center pillar. This label shows the maximum allowable weight of the fully loaded vehicle. This is called the GVWR (Gross ...

Base curb weight
This is the weight of the vehicle including a full tank of fuel and all standard equipment. It does not include passengers, cargo, or optional equipment. ...

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Child restraint system (CRS)
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Control Cable Inspection
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Tire care
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