Kia Sorento: Outside thermometer - Automatic climate control system (If equipped) - Features of your vehicle - Kia Sorento XM Owners ManualKia Sorento: Outside thermometer

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Automatic climate control system (If equipped) / Outside thermometer

The current outside temperature is displayed in 1F (1C) increments. The temperature


The current outside temperature is displayed in 1F (1C) increments. The temperature range is between - 40F ~ 140F (-40C ~ 60C).

The outside temperature on the display may not change immediately like a general thermometer to prevent the driver from being inattentive.

Air intake control

This is used to select the outside (fresh) air position or recirculated air position.


This is used to select the outside (fresh) air position or recirculated air position.

To change the air intake control position, push the control button.

Recirculated air position

With the recirculated air position selected, air from the passenger compartment


With the recirculated air position selected, air from the passenger compartment will be drawn through the heating system and heated or cooled according to the function selected.

Outside (fresh) air position

 
With the outside (fresh) air position selected, air enters the vehicle from outside


With the outside (fresh) air position selected, air enters the vehicle from outside and is heated or cooled according to the function selected.

✽ NOTICE

Prolonged operation of the heater in the recirculated air position (without air conditioning selected) may cause fogging of the windshield and side windows and the air within the passenger compartment may become stale. In addition, prolonged use of the air conditioning with the recirculated air position selected will result in excessively dry air in the passenger compartment.

WARNING

Fan speed control

The fan speed can be set to the desired speed by operating the fan speed control


The fan speed can be set to the desired speed by operating the fan speed control switch.

To change the fan speed, press ( ) the switch for higher speed, or push (
) the switch for higher speed, or push ( the fan speed control off, press the front blower OFF button.) the switch for lower speed. To turn
the fan speed control off, press the front blower OFF button.

Air conditioning

Press the A/C button to turn the air conditioning system on (indicator light


Press the A/C button to turn the air conditioning system on (indicator light will illuminate).

Press the button again to turn the air conditioning system off.

OFF mode

Press the front blower OFF button to turn off the front air climate control system.


Press the front blower OFF button to turn off the front air climate control system. However, you can still operate the mode and air intake buttons as long as the ignition switch is in the ON position.

Climate information screen selection (for Type C, D)

Press the climate information screen selection button to display climate information


Press the climate information screen selection button to display climate information on the screen.

3rd row air conditioning (if equipped)

To turn on the 3rd row air conditioning control system


To turn on the 3rd row air conditioning control system

1. Press the 3rd row air conditioning ON/OFF button (indicator light on the ON/OFF button will illuminate) located on the front climate control panel and set the fan speed to the desired speed with the 3rd row fan speed switch located in the rear of the vehicle.

2. To turn off the 3rd row air conditioning control system, press the 3rd row air conditioning ON/OFF button once more located on the front climate control panel or set the fan speed to the OFF position with the 3rd row fan speed switch.

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