Opening/closing the tailgate with foot movement

Opening/closing the tailgate with foot movement

When your hands are occupied, you can open or close the tailgate with a single foot movement under the car's rear bumper. The function is an option and varies depending on the car model.

Use foot movement

To facilitate the opening or closingNote that the function for closing with foot movement requires the "Electric boot lid" option. of the tailgate, it can be operated with a foot movement under the rear bumper. The car must be fitted with keyless locking/unlocking"Keyless locking/unlocking" is an option. to be able to use this function. If your car is fitted with this option, the door handles have a recess on the outside for locking and a touch-sensitive surface on the inside for unlocking.

The videos and instructions below show how to open the tailgate with a foot movement (for various models).

Opening/closing the tailgate with a foot movement - XC60

Open/close the tailgate with a foot movement - XC60

Opening/closing the tailgate with a foot movement - XC90

Opening/closing the tailgate with foot movement - XC90

Opening/closing the boot lid with foot movement - S90

Opening/closing the boot lid with foot movement - S90

Opening/closing the tailgate with foot movement - V90

Opening/closing the tailgate with foot movement - V90

Using the function

To open or close the tailgate with a foot movement, the remote control key needs to be within 1 metre of the tailgateNote that the function for closing with foot movement requires the "Electric boot lid" option.. You do not need to get out the remote control key, you can just leave it in your pocket. This may be convenient during loading if you have your hands full. Open or close the tailgate as follows:

Make one slow forward kicking motion under the left-hand section of the rear bumper. Then take a step back. No need to touch the bumper.

A short acoustic signal can be heard when opening/closing is activated - the tailgate is opened/closed.

If the tailgate is open, it is always closed on activation by means of a foot movementNote that the function for closing with foot movement requires the "Electric boot lid" option..

The tailgate can also be closed via the button on the instrument panel, the remote control key or the button(s)Only applicable to cars fitted with the "Electric boot lid" option. under the tailgate.

If several kicking motions take place without an approved remote control key within range of the system, opening will not be possible again until after a certain delay.

Do not leave your foot positioned under the car, this could cause activation to fail.

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Detector location under the bumper.

16w10 - Support site - Foot movement 2

Make one slow forward kicking motion under the left-hand section of the rear bumper.

Cancelling opening/closing

Make one slow forward kicking motion when opening/closing is in progress in order to stop the movement of the tailgate.

The remote control key does not have to be in the vicinity of the car to cancel opening/closing.

  • Pay attention to the possibility that opening/closing of the tailgate may be activated in a car wash or similar if the remote control key is in range of the system (approx. 1 metre from the detector).
  • For this function to work as intended, the rear bumper should be kept clear of ice, snow, dirt and suchlike.

With the accessory Skid plate/Diffuser

Option for XC60, XC60 Twin Engine, XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine.

If the car is equipped with the Skid plate/Diffuser accessory, then the detector is located out towards the left-hand corner of the bumper. To activate the function for opening/closing the tailgate with a foot movement, the remote control key needs to be within the sensor's range (approx. 1 metre from the sensor).

16w10 - Support site - Foot movement sensor

The detector is located at the left-hand corner of the bumper.

To activate opening/closing with a foot movement on a car equipped with the Skid plate/Diffuser accessory, the foot movement is made from the side of the carNote that the function for closing with foot movement requires the "Electric boot lid" option..

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Kicking motion within the detector's activation area.

How does the function differ between different models?

The function is an option and can vary depending on car model.

Below you can find information about how the function differs between the different car models.

S60

The function is available as an option in one version for the S60:

  • The boot lid can be opened with a foot movement

S90

The option is available in two versions for the S90:

  • The boot lid can be opened with a foot movement
  • The boot lid can be opened and closed with a foot movement

    Note that the function for closing with foot movement requires the "Electric boot lid" option.

XC40, XC60, XC90, V60 and V90

The option is available in two versions for the XC40, XC60, XC90, V60 and V90:

  • The tailgate can be opened and closed with a foot movement

    Note that the function for opening and closing with a foot movement requires the "Electric tailgate" option.

  • The tailgate can be unlocked with a foot movement (the tailgate is then lifted manually to open it)

We recommend that you read the owner's manual for your car model for more information and any important warnings.

Car model/model year

XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards

S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards

XC40, XC60, XC60 Twin Engine, V90 Twin Engine and S90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 onwards

V60, V60 Twin Engine and V60 Cross Country of model year 2019 onwards

S60 and S60 Twin Engine of model year 2020 onwards

The range of models may vary depending on market.

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Car model/model year

XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards

S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards

XC40, XC60, XC60 Twin Engine, V90 Twin Engine and S90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 onwards

V60, V60 Twin Engine and V60 Cross Country of model year 2019 onwards

S60 and S60 Twin Engine of model year 2020 onwards

The range of models may vary depending on market.

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