Kia Soul: Door lock/unlock features - Door locks - Features of your vehicleKia Soul: Door lock/unlock features

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Door locks / Door lock/unlock features

Impact sensing door unlock system

All doors will be automatically unlocked when the impact is delivered to impact sensors while the ignition switch is ON.

However, the doors may not be unlocked if mechanical problems occur with the door lock system or battery.

Speed sensing door lock system (if equipped)

All doors will automatically lock after the vehicle speed exceeds 9.3 MPH (15 km/h).

Shift lever door lock/unlock system (if equipped)

All doors will automatically unlock when the shift lever is moved into P (Park).

    Operating door locks from inside the vehicle
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