3. Remove the climate control air fil-
4. Replace the climate control air fil-
ter case while pressing the lock on
the right of the cover.
5. Reassemble in the reverse order
Install a new climate control air fil-
ter in the correct direction with the
arrow symbol (↓) facing downwards.
Otherwise, the climate control effects
may decrease, possibly with a noise.
Contamination of either the wind-
shield or the wiper blades with for-
When the wipers no longer clean
eign matter can reduce the effective-
adequately, the blades may be worn
ness of the windshield wipers.
or cracked, and require replacement.
Common sources of contamination
are insects, tree sap, and hot wax
treatments used by some commer-
cial car washes. If the blades are not
To prevent damage to the wiper
wiping properly, clean both the win-
arms or other components, do
dow and the blades with a good
not attempt to move the wipers
cleaner or mild detergent, and rinse
thoroughly with clean water.
To prevent damage to the wiper
The use of a non-specified
blades, do not use gasoline,
wiper blade could result in
Commercial hot waxes applied by
wiper malfunction and failure.
kerosene, paint thinner, or other
automatic car washes have been
solvents on or near them.
known to make the windshield diffi-
cult to clean.
Front windshield wiper blade
1. Raise the wiper arm.
1. Raise the wiper arm and turn the
wiper blade assembly to expose
the plastic locking clip.
Do not allow the wiper arm to
fall against the windshield,
since it may chip or crack the
Do not allow the wiper arm to
2. Compress the clip and slide the
fall against the windshield,
blade assembly downward.
since it may chip or crack the
3. Lift it off the arm.
4. Install the blade assembly in the
reverse order of removal.
Rear window wiper blade
2. Install the new blade assembly by
inserting the center part into the
1. Raise the wiper arm and pull out
slot in the wiper arm until it clicks
the wiper blade assembly.
3. Make sure the blade assembly is
installed firmly by trying to pull it
To prevent damage to the wiper arms
or other components, we recom-
2. Lift up the wiper blade clip. Then
mend that the wiper blade be
pull down the blade assembly and
replaced by an authoized HYUNDAI
3. Install the new blade assembly in
the reverse order of removal.
For best battery service
WARNING - Battery
Basically equipped battery is main-
tenance free type. If your vehicle is
equipped with the battery marked
Always read the follow-
with LOWER and UPPER on the
ing instructions carefully
side, you can check the electrolyte
when handling a battery.
level. The electrolyte level should be
Keep lighted cigarettes
between LOWER and UPPER. If
and all other flames or
the electrolyte level is low, it needs to
sparks away from the
add distilled (demineralized) water
(Never add sulfuric acid or other
electrolyte). When refill, be careful
Hydrogen, a highly com-
not to splash the battery and adja-
bustible gas, is always
cent components. And do not over-
present in battery cells
Keep the battery securely mount-
fill the battery cells. It can cause cor-
and may explode if ignit-
rosion on other parts. After then
ensure that tighten the cell caps. We
Keep the battery top clean and dry.
Keep batteries out of the
recommend that you contact an
Keep the terminals and connec-
authorized HYUNDAI dealer.
tions clean, tight, and coated with
because batteries con-
petroleum jelly or terminal grease.
tain highly corrosive
SULFURIC ACID. Do not
Rinse any spilled electrolyte from
allow battery acid to
the battery immediately with a
contact your skin, eyes,
solution of water and baking soda.
clothing or paint finish.
If the vehicle is not going to be
used for an extended time, discon-
nect the battery cables.
Battery capacity label
• When lifting a plastic-cased
If any electrolyte gets
battery, excessive pressure
into your eyes, flush
on the case may cause battery
your eyes with clean
acid to leak, resulting in per-
water for at least 15 min-
sonal injury. Lift with a battery
utes and get immediate
carrier or with your hands on
medical attention. If elec-
trolyte gets on your skin,
thoroughly wash the
• Never attempt to recharge the
contacted area. If you
battery when the battery
feel a pain or a burning
cables are connected.
sensation, get medical
• The electrical ignition system
works with high voltage.
Wear eye protection
Never touch these compo-
❈ The actual battery label in the vehicle
when charging or work-
nents with the engine running
may differ from the illustration.
ing near a battery.
or the ignition switched on.
Always provide ventila-
Failure to follow the above
: The HYUNDAI
tion when working in an
warnings can result in serious
model name of battery
bodily injury or death.
12V : The nominal voltage
60Ah(20HR) : The nominal capac-
An inappropriately dis-
posed battery can be
harmful to the environ-
92RC : The nominal reserve
ment and human health.
If you connect unauthorized
capacity (in min.)
Dispose the battery
electronic devices to the bat-
550CCA : The cold-test current in
according to your local
tery, the battery may be dis-
amperes by SAE
law(s) or regulation.
charged. Never use unautho-
440A : The cold-test current in
amperes by EN
Your vehicle has a maintenance-free,
Items should be reset after the bat-
Watch the battery during charg-
tery has been discharged or the bat-
ing, and stop or reduce the
tery has been disconnected.
• If the battery becomes discharged
charging rate if the battery cells
in a short time (because, for exam-
begin gassing (boiling) violently
Auto up/down window
ple, the headlights or interior lights
or if the temperature of the elec-
(See section 4)
were left on while the vehicle was
trolyte of any cell exceeds 49°C
Sunroof (See section 4)
not in use), recharge it by slow
Trip computer (See section 4)
charging (trickle) for 10 hours.
Wear eye protection when check-
Climate control system
• If the battery gradually discharges
ing the battery during charging.
(See section 4)
because of high electric load while
Disconnect the battery charger
the vehicle is being used, recharge
Clock (See section 4)
in the following order.
it at 20-30A for two hours.
Audio (See section 4)
1. Turn off the battery charger
WARNING - Recharging
2. Unhook the negative clamp
from the negative battery ter-
When recharging the battery,
observe the following precau-
3. Unhook the positive clamp
from the positive battery termi-
• The battery must be removed
from the vehicle and placed in
Before performing maintenance
an area with good ventilation.
or recharging the battery, turn off
all accessories and stop the
• Do not allow cigarettes,
sparks, or flame near the bat-
The negative battery cable must
be removed first and installed
last when the battery is discon-
TIRES AND WHEELS
WARNING - Tire under-
For proper maintenance, safety, and
maximum fuel economy, you must
always maintain recommended tire
inflation pressures and stay within
(10 psi) or more) can lead to
the load limits and weight distribution
severe heat build-up, causing
recommended for your vehicle.
blowouts, tread separation and
other tire failures that can result
in the loss of vehicle control
Recommended cold tire infla-
leading to severe injury or
death. This risk is much higher
All tire pressures
on hot days and when driving
for long periods at high speeds.
spare) should be checked when the
(sizes and pres-
tires are cold. “Cold Tires” means the
sures) can be found on a label
vehicle has not been driven for at
attached to the vehicle.
least three hours or driven less than
1.6 km (1 mile).
Recommended pressures must be
maintained for the best ride, top vehi-
cle handling, and minimum tire wear.
For recommended inflation pressure
refer to “Tire and wheels” in section
CAUTION - Tire pressure
Underinflation also results in
Warm tires normally exceed
Always observe the following:
excessive wear, poor handling
recommended cold tire pres-
Check tire pressure when the
and reduced fuel economy.
sures by 28 to 41 kPa (4 to 6
tires are cold.
Wheel deformation also is
psi). Do not release air from
has been parked for at least
possible. Keep your tire pres-
warm tires to adjust the pres-
three hours or hasn't been
sures at the proper levels. If a
sure or the tires will be under-
driven more than 1.6 km (1
tire frequently needs refilling,
mile) since startup.)
we recommend that the sys-
Be sure to reinstall the tire
Check the pressure of your
tem be checked by an author-
inflation valve caps. Without
spare tire each time you check
ized HYUNDAI dealer.
the valve cap, dirt or moisture
the pressure of other tires.
Overinflation produces a
could get into the valve core
Never overload your vehicle.
harsh ride, excessive wear at
and cause air leakage. If a
Be careful not to overload a
the center of the tire tread, and
valve cap is missing, install a
vehicle luggage rack if your
a greater possibility of dam-
new one as soon as possible.
vehicle is equipped with one.
age from road hazards.
Worn, old tires can cause acci-
dents. If your tread is badly
WARNING - Tire
worn, or if your tires have
been damaged, replace them.
Overinflation or underinflation
can reduce tire life, adversely
affect vehicle handling, and
lead to sudden tire failure. This
could result in loss of vehicle
control and potential injury.
Checking tire inflation pres-
Remove the valve cap from the tire
valve stem. Press the tire gage firm-
ly onto the valve to get a pressure
Inspect your tires frequently
Check your tires once a month or
measurement. If the cold tire inflation
for proper inflation as well as
pressure matches the recommended
wear and damage. Always use
Also, check the tire pressure of the
pressure on the tire and loading
a tire pressure gauge.
information label, no further adjust-
Tires with too much or too little
ment is necessary. If the pressure is
pressure wear unevenly caus-
low, add air until you reach the rec-
How to check
ing poor handling, loss of vehi-
cle control, and sudden tire
Use a good quality gage to check tire
If you overfill the tire, release air by
failure leading to accidents,
pressure. You can not tell if your tires
pushing on the metal stem in the
injuries, and even death. The
are properly inflated simply by look-
center of the tire valve. Recheck the
recommended cold tire pres-
ing at them. Radial tires may look
tire pressure with the tire gage. Be
sure for your vehicle can be
properly inflated even when they're
sure to put the valve caps back on
found in this manual and on
the valve stems. They help prevent
the tire label located on the dri-
Check the tire's inflation pressure
leaks by keeping out dirt and mois-
ver's side center pillar.
when the tires are cold.
Worn tires can cause acci-
means your vehicle has been sitting
dents. Replace tires that are
for at least three hours or driven no
worn, show uneven wear, or
more than 1.6 km (1 mile).
Remember to check the pres-
sure of your spare tire.
HYUNDAI recommends that
you check the spare every
time you check the pressure
of the other tires on your vehi-
With a full-size spare tire (if equipped)
Disc brake pads should be inspected
for wear whenever tires are rotated.
To equalize tread wear, it is recom-
mended that the tires be rotated
every 12,000 km (7,500 miles) or
sooner if irregular wear develops.
Rotate radial tires that have an
During rotation, check the tires for
asymmetric tread pattern only from
front to rear and not from right to
When rotating tires, check for uneven
wear and damage. Abnormal wear is
Without a spare tire
usually caused by incorrect tire pres-
sure, improper wheel alignment, out-
Do not use the compact spare
of-balance wheels, severe braking or
tire for tire rotation.
severe cornering. Look for bumps or
bulges in the tread or side of tire.
Do not mix bias ply and radial
Replace the tire if you find either of
ply tires under any circum-
these conditions. Replace the tire if
stances. This may cause
fabric or cord is visible. After rotation,
unusual handling characteris-
be sure to bring the front and rear tire
tics that could result in death,
pressures to specification and check
Directional tires (if equipped)
severe injury, or property
lug nut tightness.
Refer to “Tire and wheels” in section
Wheel alignment and tire bal-
WARNING - Replacing
The wheels on your vehicle were
Tread wear indicator
aligned and balanced carefully at the
Driving on worn-out tires is
very hazardous and will
factory to give you the longest tire life
and best overall performance.
reduce braking effectiveness,
steering accuracy, and trac-
In most cases, you will not need to
have your wheels aligned again.
Your vehicle is equipped with
However, if you notice unusual tire
wear or your vehicle pulling one way
tires designed to provide for
safe ride and handling capa-
or the other, the alignment may need
to be reset.
bility. Do not use a size and
type of tire and wheel that is
If you notice your vehicle vibrating
different from the one that is
when driving on a smooth road, your
If the tire is worn evenly, a tread wear
originally installed on your
wheels may need to be rebalanced.
indicator will appear as a solid band
vehicle. It can affect the safety
across the tread. This shows there is
and performance of your vehi-
less than 1.6 mm (1/16 in.) of tread
cle, which could lead to han-
Improper wheel weights can
left on the tire. Replace the tire when
dling failure or rollover and
damage your vehicle's alu-
serious injury. When replacing
minum wheels. Use only
Do not wait for the band to appear
the tires, be sure to equip all
approved wheel weights.
across the entire tread before replac-
four tires with the tire and
ing the tire.
wheel of the same size, type,
tread, brand and load-carrying
Compact spare tire replacement
When replacing the metal wheels for
The use of any other tire size
A compact spare tire has a shorter
any reason, make sure the new
or type may seriously affect
tread life than a regular size tire.
wheels are equivalent to the original
ride, handling, ground clear-
Replace it when you can see the
factory units in diameter, rim width
ance, stopping distance, body
tread wear indicator bars on the tire.
to tire clearance, snow tire
The replacement compact spare tire
clearance, and speedometer
should be the same size and design
tire as the one provided with your
It is best to replace all four
new vehicle and should be mounted
A wheel that is not the correct
tires at the same time. If that
size may adversely affect wheel
on the same compact spare tire
is not possible, or necessary,
wheel. The compact spare tire is not
and bearing life, braking and
then replace the two front or
stopping abilities, handling
designed to be mounted on a regular
two rear tires as a pair.
size wheel, and the compact spare
characteristics, ground clear-
Replacing just one tire can
ance, body-to-tire clearance,
tire wheel is not designed for mount-
seriously affect your vehicle’s
ing a regular size tire.
speedometer and odometer cal-
The ABS works by comparing
ibration, headlight aim and
the speed of the wheels. Tire
size can affect wheel speed.
When replacing tires, all
tires must use the same size
originally supplied with the
vehicle. Using tires of a differ-
ent size can cause the ABS
(Anti-lock Brake System) and
Control) (if equipped) to work
Tire sidewall labeling
2. Tire size designation
Tire traction can be reduced if you
A tire’s sidewall is marked with a tire
drive on worn tires, tires that are
size designation. You will need this
improperly inflated or on slippery
information when selecting replace-
road surfaces. Tires should be
ment tires for your car. The following
replaced when tread wear indicators
explains what the letters and num-
appear. To reduce the possibility of
bers in the tire size designation
losing control, slow down whenever
there is rain, snow or ice on the road.
Example tire size designation:
(These numbers are provided as an
example only; your tire size designa-
tor could vary depending on your
In addition to proper inflation, correct
wheel alignment helps to decrease
tire wear. If you find a tire is worn
This information identifies and
unevenly, have your dealer check the
describes the fundamental charac-
teristics of the tire and also provides
the tire identification number
When you have new tires installed,
for safety standard certification. The
make sure they are balanced. This
TIN can be used to identify the tire in
will increase vehicle ride comfort and
case of a recall.
tire life. Additionally, a tire should
always be rebalanced if it is removed
from the wheel.
1. Manufacturer or brand name
Manufacturer or Brand name is
Wheel size designation
Tire speed ratings
P - Applicable vehicle type
Wheels are also marked with impor-
The chart below lists many of the dif-
marked with the prefix “P’’ are
tant information that you need if you
ferent speed ratings currently being
intended for use on passenger
ever have to replace one. The follow-
used for passenger car tires. The
vehicles or light trucks; however,
ing explains what the letters and
speed rating is part of the tire size
not all tires have this marking).
numbers in the wheel size designa-
designation on the sidewall of the
tire. This symbol corresponds to that
tire's designed maximum safe oper-
235 - Tire width in millimeters.
60 - Aspect ratio. The tire’s section
Example wheel size designation:
height as a percentage of its
R - Tire construction code (Radial).
7.5 - Rim width in inches.
180 km/h (112 mph)
18 - Rim diameter in inches.
J - Rim contour designation.
190 km/h (118 mph)
102 - Load Index, a numerical code
18 - Rim diameter in inches.
210 km/h (130 mph)
associated with the maximum
240 km/h (149 mph)
load the tire can carry.
Above 240 km/h (149 mph)
H - Speed Rating Symbol. See the
speed rating chart in this section
for additional information.
3. Checking tire life
4. Tire ply composition and mate-
(TIN : Tire Identification
WARNING - Tire age
Tires degrade over time, even
The number of layers or plies of rub-
Any tires that are over 6 years old,
when they are not being used.
ber-coated fabric are in the tire. Tire
based on the manufacturing date,
Regardless of the remaining
manufacturers also must indicate the
tire strength and performance,
tread, it is recommended that
materials in the tire, which include
decline with age naturally
tires generally be replaced after
steel, nylon, polyester, and others.
unused spare tires). Therefore, the
six (6) years of normal service.
The letter "R" means radial ply con-
tires (including the spare tire) should
Heat caused by hot climates or
struction; the letter "D" means diago-
be replaced by new ones. You can
frequent high loading condi-
nal or bias ply construction; and the
find the manufacturing date on the
tions can accelerate the aging
letter "B" means belted-bias ply con-
tire sidewall (possibly on the inside of
process. Failure to follow this
the wheel), displaying the DOT
Warning can result in sudden
Code. The DOT Code is a series of
tire failure, which could lead to
5. Maximum permissible inflation
numbers on a tire consisting of num-
a loss of control and an acci-
bers and English letters. The manu-
dent involving serious injury or
facturing date is designated by the
This number is the greatest amount
of air pressure that should be put in
last four digits
(characters) of the
the tire. Do not exceed the maximum
permissible inflation pressure. Refer
to the Tire and Loading Information
DOT : XXXX XXXX OOOO
label for recommended inflation
The front part of the DOT means a
plant code number, tire size and
tread pattern and the last four num-
bers indicate week and year manu-
DOT XXXX XXXX 1614 represents
that the tire was produced in the 16th
week of 2014.
6. Maximum load rating
Traction - AA, A, B & C
This number indicates the maximum
The tread wear grade is a compara-
The traction grades, from highest to
load in kilograms and pounds that
tive rating based on the wear rate of
lowest, are AA, A, B and C. Those
can be carried by the tire. When
the tire when tested under controlled
grades represent the tires ability to
replacing the tires on the vehicle,
conditions on a specified govern-
stop on wet pavement as measured
always use a tire that has the same
ment test course. For example, a tire
under controlled conditions on spec-
load rating as the factory installed
graded 150 would wear one-and-a-
ified government test surfaces of
half times (1½) as well on the gov-
asphalt and concrete. A tire marked
ernment course as a tire graded 100.
C may have poor traction perform-
7. Uniform tire quality grading
The relative performance of tires
Quality grades can be found where
depends upon the actual conditions
applicable on the tire sidewall
of their use, however, and may
between tread shoulder and maxi-
depart significantly from the norm
The traction grade assigned to
mum section width.
because of variations in driving
this tire is based on straight-
habits, service practices and differ-
ahead braking traction tests,
ences in road characteristics and cli-
and does not include accelera-
tion, cornering, hydroplaning,
These grades are molded on the
or peak traction characteristics.
side-walls of passenger vehicle tires.
The tires available as standard or
optional equipment on your vehicles
may vary with respect to grade.