Trunk Lock Release

Trunk Lock Release
Trunk Lock Release

The remote trunk release button is on the driver door, inside the storage compartment under the armrest.

Vehicles with an automatic transmission, the shift lever must be in P (Park) or N (Neutral).

Vehicles with a manual transmission, the shift lever must be in Neutral, and the parking brake set .

The trunk may be opened by pressing the remote trunk release button on the driver door, or the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter, or the trunk release button located on the rear of the trunk above the license plate.

Vehicles with the Keyless Access System, if the vehicle is locked, the keyless access transmitter must be within 1m (3 ft) of the trunk for it to be recognized, then the trunk can be opened by the trunk release button located above the license plate.

If the vehicle is ever without power, the trunk area can still be accessed.

On vehicles with a rear seat pass-through door:

1. Fold the rear armrest down and open the pass-through door.

See Rear-Seat Pass Through following for more information.

2. Reach upward through the opening to locate the emergency trunk release handle. See Emergency Trunk Release Handle following for more information.

3. Pull forward on the trunk release handle to open the trunk lid.

On vehicles with a split folding rear seat:

1. Fold down the rear seatback.

See Rear Seats for more information.

2. Reach upward through the opening to locate the trunk release handle.

3. Pull forward on the trunk release handle to open the trunk lid.

Close the trunk by pulling on the handle. Do not use the handle as a tie-down.

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