Kia Sportage: Liftgate (for manual liftgate) / Opening the liftgate

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2021) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Liftgate (for manual liftgate) / Opening the liftgate

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

✽ NOTICE

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

CAUTION - Liftgate lift

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

Liftgate (for manual liftgate)
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Closing the liftgate
To close the liftgate, lower and push down the liftgate firmly. Make sure that the liftgate is securely latched. Make sure your hands, feet and other parts of your body are safely out of the wa ...

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