Kia Optima: Headrest (for front seat) / Removal and reinstallation

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2022 Owner's Manual / Safety features of your vehicle / Seat / Headrest (for front seat) / Removal and reinstallation

■ Type A

■ Type B

To remove the headrest:

1. Recline the seatback (2) with the recline lever or switch (1).
2. Raise headrest as far as it can go.
3. Press the headrest release button (3) while pulling the headrest up (4).

WARNING - Headrest Removal

NEVER allow anyone to ride in a seat with the headrest removed or reversed. Headrests can provide critical neck and head support in a crash.

■ Type A

■ Type B

To reinstall the headrest :

1. Put the headrest poles (2) into the holes while pressing the release button (1) or switch(1).

2. Recline the seatback (4) with the recline lever or switch (3).

3. Adjust the headrest to the appropriate height.

WARNING - Headrest Reinstallation

To reduce the risk of injury to the head or neck, always make sure the headrest is locked into position and adjusted properly after reinstalling.

Adjusting the height up and down
To raise the headrest, pull it up to the desired position (1). To lower the headrest, push and hold the release button (2) on the headrest support and lower the headrest to the desired position ...

Seatback pocket
The seatback pocket is provided on the back of the front passenger’s and driver’s seatbacks. WARNING - Seatback pockets Do not put heavy or sharp objects in the seatback pockets. In an accid ...

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