Kia Forte: Active ECO operation - Active ECO system - Driving your vehicle - Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Owners ManualKia Forte: Active ECO operation

Second generation YD (2014-2019) / Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Active ECO system / Active ECO operation

Active ECO helps improve fuel efficiency by controlling the engine and transaxle.


Active ECO helps improve fuel efficiency by controlling the engine and transaxle. But fuel-efficiency can be affected by the driver's driving habits and road conditions.

Limitation of Active ECO operation:

If the following conditions occur while Active ECO is operating, the system operation is limited even though there is no change in the ECO indicator.

Economical operation

Your vehicle's fuel economy depends mainly on your style of driving, where you drive and when you drive.

Each of these factors affects how many miles (kilometers) you can get from a gallon (liter) of fuel.To operate your vehicle as economically as possible, use the following driving suggestions to help save money in both fuel and repairs:

Keeping a vehicle in good operating condition is important both for economy and safety. Therefore, have an authorized Kia dealer perform scheduled inspections and maintenance.

WARNING - Engine off during motion

Never turn the engine off to coast down hills or anytime the vehicle is in motion. The power steering and power brakes will not function properly without the engine running. In addition, turning off the ignition while driving could engage the steering wheel lock resulting in loss of vehicle steering. Keep the engine on and downshift to an appropriate gear for engine braking effect.

Active ECO system
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Special driving conditions
Hazardous driving conditions When hazardous driving conditions are encountered such as water, snow, ice, mud, sand, or similar hazards, follow these suggestions: Drive cautiously and allow extra ...

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