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What is the to capacity of a 2006 kia sportage i don't have the owner's manual and want to tow a trailer

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Most cars are about 1/2 ton capacity(1000 pounds) Towing a small trailer should be fine as long as the weight at the hitch ball is less than 200 pounds. Load the trailer so the most of the weight is on the trailer not your car.Remember to keep the tire pressure correct on the trailer and your car and give yourself plenty of stopping space as the car will respond slower with the extra weight. Also try to take off kind of slow and easy so you dont over work your cars transmission. An add on type auxillery transmission cooler is recommended.
I hope this info helps you.

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Model: All Model
Group: General Information (10)
Number: KT2007091901
Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Area: N. America
Subject:
RECREATIONAL TOWING REQUIREMENTS
(General - 018)

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This bulletin provides requirements or towing Kia vehicles with all four wheels on the ground. This method of towing is most often used to a tow Kia vehicle behind a recreational vehicle. See restrictions in the table above.
Manual Transaxle Equipped 2WD Kia Vehicle Towing Requirements:
*NOTICE: Confirm that the "recreational" tow vehicle has sufficient capacity to tow a Kia vehicle.

Any Kia 2WD vehicle equipped with a manual transaxle may be towed with all four wheels on he ground behind another vehicle such as a Recreational Vehicle (RV), as long as the following conditions are met:
1. Transaxle oil is at the recommended level.
2. Transaxle is in correct working order.
3. Parking brake is released.
4. Gearshift is in NEUTRAL.
5. Steering wheel is UNLOCKED with the key in the ignition and in the "ACC" position.
NOTICE: When key is moved to the "ACC" position, make sure all accessories are turned off to prevent battery drain.
6. Front tires are of the same size.
7. Front tire pressures are equal and inflated to the recommended pressure.
8. Vehicle is towed from the front with all four wheels on the ground.
WARNING: When towing has been completed, be sure to turn key off, remove key from ignition and set parking brake. Do Not leave key in ignition with vehicle unattended.

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