Kia Forte: Trunk / Closing the trunk

Kia Forte 2019-2024 (BD) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Trunk / Closing the trunk

To close, lower the trunk lid, then press down on it until it locks. To be sure the trunk lid is securely fastened, always check by trying to pull it up again.

WARNING - Exhaust Fumes

The trunk lid should always be kept completely closed while the vehicle is in motion. If it is left open or ajar, poisonous exhaust gases may enter the car and serious illness or death may result.

WARNING

No one should be allowed to occupy the trunk at any time. The trunk is a very dangerous location in the event of a crash.

Trunk
Opening the trunk 1.Make sure the shift lever is in P (Park, For Dual clutch transmission/ Intelligent Variable Transmission) or first gear or R (Reverse, For Manual Transmission) and set t ...

Emergency trunk safety release
Your vehicle is equipped with an emergency trunk release lever located inside the trunk. If someone is inadvertently locked in the trunk, moving the handle in the direction of the arrow wi ...

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