Kia Rio: Trunk - Features of your vehicle - Kia Rio UB 2012-2019 Owners ManualKia Rio: Trunk

Opening the trunk


Opening the trunk

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

The trunk will automatically lock when the trunk lid closes.

✽ NOTICE

In cold and wet climates, door lock and door 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 the trunk lift cylinders and attached hardware if the trunk is not closed prior to driving.

With the key and the transmitter


With the key and the transmitter

To open the trunk, insert the key and turn it clockwise to unlock.

Emergency trunk lid safety release


Emergency trunk lid safety release

Your vehicle is equipped with an emergency trunk release cable located inside the trunk. If someone is inadvertently locked in the trunk, pulling this handle will release the trunk latch mechanism and open the 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

The trunk lid should be always 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.

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Tailgate
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