Hyundai Santa Fe: Smart liftgate / Deactivating smart liftgate

Hyundai Santa Fe (TM) 2019-2024 Owner's Manual / Convenience features / Exterior features / Smart liftgate / Deactivating smart liftgate

1. Door lock

2. Door unlock

3. Liftgate open (Liftgate) Liftgate open / close (Power liftgate)

If you press any button on the smart key during the Detect and Alert stage, the smart liftgate will be deactivated.

Make sure to be aware of how to deactivate the smart liftgate for emergency situations.

  • If you press the door unlock button (2), the smart liftgate will be deactivated temporarily. But, if you do not open any door for 30 seconds, the smart liftgate will be activated again.
  • If you press the liftgate open button (3) for more than 1 second, the liftgate opens.
  • The smart liftgate will still be activated if you press the door lock button (1) or liftgate open/close button (3) on the smart key as long as the smart liftgate is not already in the Detect and Alert stage.
  • In case you have deactivated the smart liftgate by pressing the smart key button and opened a door, the smart liftgate can be activated again by closing and locking all doors.

    Smart liftgate

    On a vehicle equipped with a smart key, the liftgate can be opened with handsfree activation using the smart liftgate system. Using smart liftgate The hands-free smart liftgate system can be opened automatically when the following conditions are met: The smart liftgate option is enabled in the Settings menu in the infotainment system screen...

    Detecting area

    The smart liftgate detecting area extends approximately 20~40 in. (50~100 cm) behind the vehicle. If you are positioned in the detecting area and are carrying the smart key, the hazard warning lights will blink and the chime will sound for about 3 seconds to alert you that the liftgate will open...

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    Power adjustment

    The front seat can be adjusted by using the control switches located on the outside of the seat cushion. Before driving, adjust the seat to the proper position so that you can easily control the steering wheel, foot pedals and controls on the instrument panel.


    NEVER allow children in the vehicle unattended. The power seats are operable when the vehicle is turned off.

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