Hyundai Tucson: Convenient features of your vehicle / Tailgate

Opening the tailgate

1. Make sure the shift lever is in P (Park, for automatic transaxle) or neutral (for manual transaxle) and set the parking brake.

2. Perform one of the following:

- Press the smart key Tailgate Unlock button for more than one second.

- Press the button on the tailgate itself with the smart key in your possession.

- Use the mechanical key.

3. Lift the tailgate up

Closing the tailgate

Lower the tailgate and press down until it locks.

WARNING

Always keep the tailgate completely closed while the vehicle is in motion. If it is left open or ajar, poisonous exhaust gases containing carbon monoxide (CO) may enter the vehicle and serious illness or death may result.

WARNING

Make sure there are no people or objects around the tailgate before opening or closing the tailgate.

WARNING

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.

CAUTION

To prevent damage to the tailgate lift cylinders and the attached hardware, always close the tailgate before driving.

✽ NOTICE

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

Hood
Opening the hood 1. Park the vehicle and set the parking brake. 2. Pull the release lever located under the lower left corner of the dashboard to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop up sligh ...

Emergency tailgate safety release
Your vehicle is equipped with an Emergency Tailgate Safety Release lever located inside on the bottom of the tailgate. When someone is inadvertently locked in the luggage compartment, the tail ...

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Hyundai Tucson (LM) 2010-2015 Owners Manual: Unlocking
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