Kia Picanto: Features of your vehicle / Hood

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2022 Owner's 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 for automatic transaxle and to the 1st(First) gear or R(Reverse) for manual transaxle, and setting the parking brake.

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

3. Pull the support rod from the hood.

4. Hold the hood open with the support rod.


Hot parts

Grasp the support rod in the area wrapped in yellow cap.

The cap will help prevent you from being burned by hot metal when the engine is hot.

Hood open warning

The warning message (for Type B cluster) will appear on the LCD display when hood is open.

The warning chime will operate when the vehicle is being driven above 3 km/h (2 mph) with the hood open.

Closing the hood

1. Before closing the hood, check the following:

2. Return the support rod to its clip to prevent it from rattling.

3. Lower the hood until it is about 30 cm above the closed position and let it drop. Make sure that it locks into place.

4. Check that the hood has engaged properly. If the hood can be raised slightly, it is not properly engaged. Open it again and close it with a little more force.



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Fuel filler lid
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