Locking/unlocking the boot lid

The boot lid can be locked/unlocked and opened in different ways depending on the equipment level of the car.

Unlocking the boot lid with the remote control key

16w17 - SPA - Unlock/open tailgate with remote key button
The alarm for the boot lid can be disarmed and the boot lid unlocked and opened by using the remote control key's P5-1646-x90-Remote key icon for trunk opening/closing button.

There are two different ways to unlock the boot lid

Press the remote control key's P5-1646-x90-Remote key icon for trunk opening/closing button.

The lock and alarm indicator on the instrument panel extinguishes in order to show that the alarm is not armed for the whole of the car.

The alarm's level and movement sensors and the sensors for opening the boot lid are disconnected.

The boot lid is unlocked, but remains closed while the doors remain locked and their alarm functions armed.

To open the boot lid, grip the rubber pressure plate beneath the boot lid handle and open the boot lid.

If the tailgate is not opened within 2 minutes then it is relocked and the alarm is re-armed.

Long press (approx. 1.5 seconds) on the remote control key's P5-1646-x90-Remote key icon for trunk opening/closing button.
The boot lid is unlocked and opened, while the doors remain locked and their alarm functions armed.

Keyless unlocking of the boot lid*

16w17 - SPA - S90 - Tailgate pointing out handle
Rubber plate with pressure-sensitive surface.

The boot lid is held closed by an electrical lock. You simply need to have the remote control key in the vicinity e.g. in a pocket or a bag.

To open the boot lid - lightly press on the rubberised pressure plate beneath the boot lid handle.
The lock is released.

 Note

If the remote control key is not detected sufficiently close to the boot lid, locking/unlocking will not work. See the section "Remote control key range" for more information.
Lift by the outside handle in order to fully open the tailgate.

 Important

  • Minimal force is required to release the boot lid's lock - just gently press the rubberised panel.
  • Do not place the lift force on the rubber panel when opening the boot lid - lift the handle. Using too much force may damage the electrical contacts on the rubber panel.

 Warning

Do not drive with an open boot lid! Toxic exhaust fumes could be drawn into the car through the cargo area.

Unlocking the boot lid from the inside of the car

P5-1507 Unlock/open tailgate with button from inside (without fuel filler cap-button)

To unlock the boot lid:

Brief press on the P5-1507 Open tailgate - interior button button on the instrument panel.
The tailgate can be unlocked and opened from the outside by grasping the rubberised pressure plate.
Long press on the P5-1507 Open tailgate - interior button button on the instrument panel.
The tailgate opens.

Locking with the remote control key

Press the remote control key's P5-1507 Remote key icon for lock/global close button.
The lock and alarm indicator on the instrument panel starts to flash - the car is locked and the alarm* is armed.
  1. * Option/accessory.

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