Kia Rio: Using a child restraint system / Securing a child restraint seat with tether anchorage system

Kia Rio 2017-2020 YB Owners Manual / Safety features of your vehicle / Child Restraint System (CRS) / Using a child restraint system / Securing a child restraint seat with tether anchorage system

■ 4 Door

■ 5 Door

Child restraint hook holders are located on the package tray (4 Door) or the floor behind the rear seat (5 Door).

This symbol indicates the position of the tether anchor.

1.Route the child restraint seat tether strap over the seatback.

For vehicles with adjustable headrests, route the tether strap under the headrest (remove the headrest and the re-install it) and between the headrest posts, otherwise route the tether strap over the top of the seatback.

2. Connect the tether strap hook to the appropriate child restraint hook holder and tighten to secure the child restraint seat.

WARNING - Tether strap

Never mount more than one child restraint to a single tether or to a single lower anchorage point. The increased load caused by multiple seats may cause the tethers or anchorage points to break.

Check that the child restraint system is secure by pushing and pulling it in different directions. Incorrectly fitted child restraints may swing, twist, tip or separate causing death or serious injury.

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