Kia Picanto: Features of your vehicle / Tailgate

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2022 Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Tailgate

Opening the tailgate

NOTICE

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

WARNING

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

CAUTION

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

Closing the tailgate

To close the tailgate, lower and push down the tailgate firmly. Make sure that the tailgate is securely latched.

WARNING

Make sure your hands, feet and other parts of your body are safely out of the way before closing the tailgate.

CAUTION

Make sure nothing is near the tailgate latch and striker while closing the tailgate. It may damage the tailgate's latch.

WARNING

Exhaust fumes

If you drive with the tailgate open, you will draw dangerous exhaust fumes into your vehicle which can cause serious injury or death to vehicle occupants.

If you must drive with the tailgate open, keep the air vents and all windows open so that additional outside air comes into the vehicle.

WARNING

Rear cargo area

Occupants should never ride in the rear cargo area where no restraints are available. To avoid injury in the event of an accident or sudden stops, occupants should always be properly restrained.

WARNING

No one should be allowed to occupy the luggage compartment of the vehicle at any time. The luggage compartment is a very dangerous location in the event of a crash.

Child-protector rear door lock
prevent children from accidentally opening the rear doors from inside the vehicle. The rear door safety locks should be used whenever children are in the vehicle. 1. Open the rear door. 2. ...

Windows
1. Driver’s door power window switch 2. Front passenger’s door power window switch 3. Rear door (left) power window switch 4. Rear door (right) power window switch 5. Window openin ...

Other information:

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2022 Owner's Manual: Headlight escort function


The headlights (and/or taillights) will remain on for approximately 5 minutes after the ignition key is removed when the engine is turned off. However, if the driver’s door is opened and closed, the headlights are turned off after 15 seconds. The headlights can be turned off by pres ...

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2022 Owner's Manual: Hood


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

Copyright © www.kpicanto.com 2017-2022