Kia Soul: Special driving conditions / Driving in the rain, Driving in flooded areas

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2021 Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Special driving conditions / Driving in the rain, Driving in flooded areas

Driving in the rain

Kia Soul. Driving in the rain, Driving in flooded areas

Rain and wet roads can make driving dangerous, especially if you’re not prepared for the slick pavement. Here are a few things to consider when driving in the rain:

Driving in flooded areas

Avoid driving through flooded areas unless you are sure the water is no higher than the bottom of the wheel hub. Drive through any water slowly. Allow adequate stopping distance because brake performance may be affected.

After driving through water, dry the brakes by gently applying them several times while the vehicle is moving slowly.

Smooth cornering, Driving at night
Smooth cornering Avoid braking or gear changing in corners, especially when roads are wet. Ideally, corners should always be taken under gentle acceleration. If you follow these suggestions, tire wear ...

Driving off-road, Highway driving
Driving off-road Drive carefully off-road because your vehicle may be damaged by rocks or roots of trees. Become familiar with the off-road conditions where you are going to drive before you begin driving. ...

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Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2021 Owners Manual: Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) system


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Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2021 Owners Manual: Pre-tensioner seat belt


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