Kia Soul: Smart key / Smart key functions

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2021 Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Smart key / Smart key functions

Kia Soul. Smart key functions

Carrying the smart key, you may lock and unlock the vehicle doors (and tailgate). Also, you may start the engine. Refer to the following, for more details.

Locking (1)

Pressing the button of the front outside door handles with all doors closed and any door unlocked, locks all the doors. If all doors and engine hood are closed, the hazard warning lights will blink once to indicate that all doors are locked.

The button will only operate when the smart key is within 0.7 ~ 1 m (28 ~ 40 in.) from the outside door handle. If you want to make sure that a door has locked or not, you should check the door lock button inside the vehicle or pull the outside door handle. Even though you press the outside door handle buttons, the doors will not lock and the chime will sound for 3 seconds if any of following occur:

Unlocking (2)

Pressing the button of the front outside door handles with all doors closed and locked, unlocks all the doors. The hazard warning lights blink twice to indicate that all doors are unlocked.

The button will only operate when the smart key is within 0.7 ~ 1 m (28 ~ 40 in.) from the outside door handle.

When the smart key is recognized in the area of 0.7 ~ 1 m (28 ~ 40 in.) from the front outside door handle, other people can also open the door without possession of the smart key.

After pressing the button, the doors will lock automatically unless you open any door within 30 seconds.

Tailgate unlocking (3)

If you are within 0.7 m ~ 1 m (28 ~ 40 in.) from the outside tailgate handle, with your smart key in possession, the tailgate will unlock and open when you press the tailgate handle switch.

The hazard warning lights will blink twice to indicate that the tailgate is unlocked. Also, once the tailgate is opened and then closed, the tailgate will lock automatically.

Start-up

You can start the engine without inserting the key. For detailed information refer to “Starting the engine with smart key” on page 6-13.

Remote start (4, if equipped, For Middle East)

You can start the engine and turn on the climate system by pressing the remote start button (4) outside the vehicle equipped with automatic transmission.

To start and stop engine remotely :

1. Press the door lock button (1), and then the hazard warning lights blink once to alert you.

2. Press the remote start button (4) for more than 2 seconds to start engine within 4 seconds after pressing the door lock button (1).

3. While remote starting, the hazard warning lights blink. If you want to stop the engine, press the remote start button (4) again.

The climate system will be continuously maintained, as selected when the engine is restarted. If the climate system turned off before you stopped the engine, the climate system does not operate when you start the engine remotely.

If someone without a designated smart key rides your vehicle while remote starting, the engine is automatically stopped for security.

NOTICE

After remotely starting the engine, the engine will turn off automatically after 10 minutes if you do not ride your vehicle.

CAUTION

Smart key
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