Kia Sportage: Smart key function / Liftgate unlocking

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2021) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Smart key / Smart key function / Liftgate unlocking

Using the liftgate handle button

1. Carry the smart key.

2. Press the liftgate handle button.

3. When all doors are locked, the hazard warning lights will blink two times.

Once the liftgate is opened and then closed, the liftgate will lock automatically.

✽ NOTICE

The button will only operate when the smart key is within 28 ~ 40 in. (0.7 ~ 1 m) from the liftgate handle.

Using the button on the smart key

1. Press the liftgate unlock button (3) for more than 1 second.

2. When all doors are locked, the hazard warning lights will blink two times.

• For Power Liftgate Only:

The Power Liftgate will open if the button is pressed for more than 1 second. Also, once the liftgate is opened and then closed, the liftgate will be locked again automatically. ❈For detailed information refer to the "Power liftgate" in this chapter.

Unlocking
Using the door handle button 1. Carry the smart key. 2. Press the button of the driver's outside door handle. 3. The driver’s door will unlock. The hazard warning lights will blink and the ...

Panic
1. Press the panic button (4) for more than 1 second. 2. The horn sounds and hazard warning light flash for about 27 seconds. ✽ NOTICE To stop the horn and lights, press any button on the smart k ...

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