Kia Forte: Features of your vehicle / Trunk

Kia Forte 2019-2020 (BD) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / 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 the parking brake.

2.Then do one of the following :

- Press the Remote key or Smart Key Trunk Unlock button for more than one second.
- Press the button on the trunk itself with the Smart Key in your possession.
- Use the mechanical key. (if equipped with key hole)

• To open the trunk from inside the vehicle, pull the trunk lid release lever.

Once the trunk is opened and then closed, the trunk locks automatically.

✽ NOTICE

In cold and wet climates, trunk lock and trunk mechanisms may not work properly due to freezing conditions.

WARNING

The trunk swings upward. Make sure no objects or people are near the rear of the vehicle when opening the trunk.

CAUTION

Make certain that you close the trunk before driving your vehicle. Possible damage may occur to attached hardware if the trunk is not closed prior to driving.

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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 ...

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