What is the Kia Smart Trunk?

Kia Sorento with open trunk

If you’ve seen someone use their Kia Smart Trunk, you might just be thinking, “Huh? A Kia trunk that opens by itself?” With the Kia Smart Trunk on the Kia Optima and other new models, you simply have to stand near the back of your vehicle, and your Kia Smart Trunk will open up for you — hands-free! This is just one of many advanced convenience features available to make your everyday drives just a bit easier. Learn more about how to use this exceptional convenience feature with the team at Kia Delray.

How to Use Kia Smart Trunk: Step-by-Step

Using the Kia Smart Trunk is simple and will make it easier for you to load up your vehicle with groceries, gear, and anything else you need! Follow these steps to see how you can start using the Kia Optima Smart Trunk:

  1. Go to User Settings on your infotainment screen.
  2. Activate Kia Smart Trunk functionality.
  3. With your key fob on your person, walk to the back of your new Kia.
  4. Your hazard lights will flash, and you’ll hear a three-second chime to let you know that you’re in position.
  5. Stay in place and listen for two more chimes indicating your Kia Smart Trunk is about to open.
  6. Load your cargo and get back out onto the streets of Boca Raton.

Kia Smart Trunk Won’t Open: How to Troubleshoot

Are you having issues with your Kia Smart Trunk? First, be sure that you’ve activated your Kia Smart Trunk in your User Settings (refer to the instructions above). If your Kia Smart Trunk still won’t open, keep in mind that your Kia Smart Trunk won’t open if:

  • It’s been more than 15 seconds after you’ve closed and locked your doors, and you are more than 60 inches away from your trunk.
  • Your Smart Key is inside your vehicle and/or not on your person.

Get Kia Smart Trunk Help With Kia Delray

When you want to learn more with our team at Kia Delray, we’re always standing by to help you ensure that you find the information you need. Whether you’re looking for service tips or car buying advice, our experts at Kia Delray will help you drive informed and engaged on every drive around Boynton Beach to West Palm Beach.

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