Hyundai Santa Fe: Closing the tailgate - Tailgate - Features of your vehicleHyundai Santa Fe: Closing the tailgate

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

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

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.

    Opening the tailgate
    The tailgate is locked or unlocked when all doors are locked or unlocked with the key, transmitter, smart key or central door lock switch. If unlocked, the tailgate can be opened by pressi ...

    Emergency tailgate safety release
    Your vehicle is equipped with the emergency tailgate safety release lever located on the bottom of the tailgate. When someone is inadvertently locked in the luggage compartment, the tailgate c ...

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