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Just curious as to whether or not any Canadians have the Tire Pressure Monitoring System in their Koups (SX trim). I thought mine had it, and never gave it a second thought until I got a flat and realized that I didn't have the TPMS. It says nothing about it in the Owner's Manual, but I've read a few posts where someone mentions having it. My guess is that it doesn't come standard on Canadian models.
 

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Just curious as to whether or not any Canadians have the Tire Pressure Monitoring System in their Koups (SX trim). I thought mine had it, and never gave it a second thought until I got a flat and realized that I didn't have the TPMS. It says nothing about it in the Owner's Manual, but I've read a few posts where someone mentions having it. My guess is that it doesn't come standard on Canadian models.
I'm pretty sure that it's not available (not even optional) on the north side of the border!
Seeing all the troubles related to TPMS (especialy when changing wheels/tires) you don't want this option!!

BTW I realy love your Koup sketch in your sign
 

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No TPMS on my Koup SX. I had it in my Grand Caravan and its a POS in my opinion. Having a little light go off in your dash saying that a tire has low pressure without saying which one is kind of useless might as well just check your pressure once in a while, don't need a light to tell me to do that :)

The only TPMS that I think is useful are probably on higher end cars which tells you what the pressure is for each tire! Then again don't think you'll find that on a $20k car! but I digress...
 

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As much as I hate it, I've had times when I wish I had it. Replacing 18" low pro tires gets expensive after awhile. The times it happened were long roadtrips where tire pressure doesn't get check for 500km.
 

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No TPMS on mine either.

It is, generally, not that big a deal to not have it except that with very low profile tires on 18" (and up) wheels, even just a little lower pressure (say, 26psi instead of 38-44, which you wouldn't detect visually) on one wheel dramatically increases the likelyhood of denting a wheel on a bump/railway crossing/whatever, and dented wheels are a major bummer :mad:.

Just got to discipline yourself to check every fill-up :(.

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I have it... Light turned on a few months ago, took it too the dealer and told me that all tires were low on air... haven't had a problem since....
 

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TPMS is mandatory in the US, but not in Canada, so only a few select Kias have it. The '10 Borrego and '11 Sorento are the only models currently, while the '11 Sportage will also have it.
 
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