Electronic child safety lock (if equipped)
If you push the electronic child safety lock switch and the indicator appears, rear passengers cannot open the rear door from inside the vehicle.
To cancel the electronic child safety lock, push the electronic child safety lock switch one more time and then the indicator turns off.
Safe Exit Assist is operated when the electronic child safety lock is activated and Safe Exit Assist is selected in the cluster. However, Safe Exit Assist does not automatically activate the electronic child safety lock system.
The electronic child safety lock is always on when the EV button is in the ON for approximately 3 minutes.
If children accidentally opens the rear door while the vehicle is in motion, they could fall out of the vehicle. Electronic child safety lock should always be used whenever children are in the vehicle.
If the Electronic child safety lock is not operated when pushing the Electronic child safety lock switch, the message is displayed and the alarm will sound.
A: Child safety lock failure
If this occurs, have the function checked by an authorized Kia dealer.
If your vehicle is equipped with the Electronic child safety lock, the Child-protector rear door locks, which are manually operated, are not provided.