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Kia Sportage: Opening the liftgate

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2024) - Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Power liftgate / Opening the liftgate

Power liftgate(if equipped )

  1. Power liftgate open/close button

Power liftgate(if equipped )

  1. Power liftgate handle switch

Power liftgate(if equipped )

  1. Power liftgate close button

Power liftgate(if equipped )

  1. Power liftgate open/close button

Power liftgate(if equipped )

NOTICE

If ignition switch or ENGINE START/ STOP button is ON position, the power liftgate can operate when the gear is in P (Park).

NOTICE

Do not put heavy objects on the power liftgate when you operate the power liftgate.

Additional weight on liftgate could cause damages to the system.

WARNING

Never leave children or animals unattended in your vehicle. Children or animals might operate the power liftgate that could result in injury to themselves or others, or damage the vehicle.

WARNING

Make sure that there are no people or objects in the path of the power liftgate (or smart liftgate) prior to use. Serious injury, damage to the vehicle or damage to surrounding objects may result if contact with the power liftgate (or smart liftgate) occurs.

Power liftgate(if equipped )

A: 27 inches (70 cm)

B: 27 inches (70 cm)

CAUTION

Do not close or open the power liftgate manually. This may cause damage to the power liftgate. If it is necessary to close or open the power liftgate manually when the battery is discharged or disconnected, do not apply excessive force.

WARNING

Make sure there are no people or objects around the liftgate before opening or closing the power liftgate. Wait until the liftgate is open fully and stopped before loading or unloading cargo from the vehicle.

Opening the liftgate

The power liftgate will open automatically by doing one of the followings:

  • Press the power liftgate open button on the key for approximately one second.
  • For emergency stop while power liftgate operating, press the power liftgate open/close button shortly.
  • Press the liftgate handle switch carrying the smart key with you.

    If all the doors are unlocked, the liftgate can be opened without the smart key.

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