Kia Sportage: Hood / Opening the hood

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2019) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Hood / Opening the hood

1. Pull the release lever to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly.

Open the hood after turning off the engine on a flat surface, shifting the shift lever to the P (Park) position and setting the parking brake.

2. Go to the front of the vehicle, raise the hood slightly, push the secondary latch (1) upward inside of the hood center and lift the hood (2).

3. Raise the hood.

4. Pull out the stay rod.

5. Hold the hood opened with the stay rod (1).

WARNING - Stay Rod

Hood
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Hood open warning
The warning message will appear on the LCD display when hood is open. The warning chime will operate when the vehicle is being driven at or above 3km/h with the hood open. ...

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