Useful functions

Using the Valet mode (if equipped)

Use the Valet mode to protect your personal information and view the vehicle information.

Valet mode protects your personal information by disabling control using the screen or buttons. Vehicle information created during valet mode can be viewed from the Kia Connect App.

The following vehicle-related data can be viewed from the Kia Connect App.

  • •  Valet mode start time
  • •  Engine off time
  • •  Driving distance/hours and maximum vehicle speed after valet mode activation
  • To use Valet mode, make sure you install the Kia Connect App on your smartphone and sign up for the Kia Connect Service. Use either Google Play Store or App Store (depending on your smartphone model) to download and install the Kia Connect App and sign up for the Kia Connect Service.  See "Subscribing to the service."
  1. On the All Menus screen, press Valet Mode.
    • To access the online user's manual on the Valet Mode screen, press User's Manual on Web (QR Code) and then scan the displayed QR code.
  2. Enter a password to turn on the valet mode.

    Your personal information is protected, as control using the screen or buttons is disabled.

    • To turn off valet mode, enter the password you set when turning on the mode.
    • It is not possible to turn off Valet mode if you enter your password incorrectly five times in succession. If this occurs and you want to turn off Valet mode, use the Kia Connect App to reset your Valet mode password. Alternatively, contact the Kia Connect Center (844-886-9411) for assistance.