Door Locks

WARNING.

Always take all children and pets with you or leave a responsible person with them:
Leaving a child or a pet unattended in a parked vehicle is dangerous. In hot weather, temperatures inside a vehicle can become high enough to cause brain damage or even death.

Do not leave the key in your vehicle with children and keep them in a place where your children will not find or play with them:
Leaving children in a vehicle with the key is dangerous. This could result in someone being badly injured or even killed.

Keep all doors locked when driving: Unlocked doors in a moving vehicle are dangerous. Passengers can fall out if a door is accidentally opened and can more easily be thrown out in an accident.

Always close all the windows and the moonroof, lock the doors and take the key with you when leaving your vehicle unattended:
Leaving your vehicle unlocked is dangerous as children could lock themselves in a hot vehicle, which could result in death. Also, a vehicle left unlocked becomes an easy target for thieves and intruders.

Locking, Unlocking with Key

The driver's door can be locked/unlocked with the key.

Turn the key toward the front to unlock, toward the back to lock.

Locking, Unlocking with Transmitter


Locking, Unlocking with Transmitter

The doors can be locked/unlocked by operating the keyless entry system transmitter, refer to Keyless Entry System.

Locking, Unlocking with Door-Lock Knob

Front doors

To lock either front door from the inside, push the door-lock knob.

To unlock, pull it out.

To lock either front door with the doorlock


To lock either front door with the doorlock knob from the outside, push the door-lock knob to the lock position and close the door (pulling the door handle is not required).

NOTE.


NOTE.

When locking the doors using the door-lock knob from the outside, be careful not to leave the key inside the vehicle.

Sliding doors

To lock a sliding door from the inside, slide the door-lock knob toward the front.

To unlock, slide it toward the back.

To lock a sliding door with the door-lock


To lock a sliding door with the door-lock knob from the outside, slide the door-lock knob toward the front to the lock position and close the door (pulling the door handle is not required).

Power Door Locks


Power Door Locks

Vehicle lock-out prevention

The vehicle lock-out prevention feature prevents you from locking yourself out of the vehicle. With the key in the ignition switch, all doors and the liftgate will automatically unlock if they are locked using the power door locks with any door or the liftgate open.

Locking, unlocking with key

All doors and the liftgate lock automatically when the driver's door is locked with the key. All doors and the liftgate unlock when the driver's door is unlocked and the key is held in the unlock position for one second or longer.

NOTE.


NOTE.

Holding the key in the unlocked position in the driver's door lock for about a second unlocks all doors and the liftgate. To unlock only the driver's door, insert the key into the driver's door lock and turn the key briefly to the unlock position and then immediately return it to the center position.

Locking, unlocking with door-lock switch

All doors and the liftgate lock automatically when LOCK is pressed.

They all unlock when the unmarked part of the door-lock switch is pressed.

Sliding Door Open/Close


Sliding Door Open/Close

WARNING.

After closing the sliding doors, always verify that they are securely closed: Sliding doors not securely closed are dangerous, if the vehicle is driven with a sliding door not securely closed, the door could open unexpectedly resulting in an accident.

CAUTION.

When opening/closing a sliding door, follow the cautions below. If the cautions are not heeded, hands, feet, or even a head may be caught in a door resulting in an injury.

Keep your hands, feet, and head Use the door handle.


away from the sliding door Keep your hands, feet, and head
away from the sliding door openings.

behind the sliding doors. Make sure that there is nothing
behind the sliding doors.

from the sliding door rails, arms Keep your hands and feet away
from the sliding door rails, arms and pillars.

NOTE.


NOTE.

When you leave the vehicle, stop the engine and lock the doors. And do not put valuables in your vehicle to prevent theft.

Opening/closing from inside

To open, pull the inner door handle toward the back.

To close, push the inner door handle toward the front.

Opening/closing from outside


Opening/closing from outside

Pull the outer door handle and slide the door.

NOTE.


NOTE.

The right sliding door cannot fully open when the fuel-filler lid is open. Close the fuel filler lid before opening the sliding door.

NOTE.

When closing the sliding door from the fullyopened position and from outside the vehicle, pull the outside door handle outward to release the latch, and slide the door toward the front.

Rear Door Child Safety Locks


Rear Door Child Safety Locks

These locks are intended to help prevent children from accidentally opening the sliding doors. Use them both whenever a child rides in the vehicle.

If you slide the child safety lock to the lock position before closing that door, the door cannot be opened from the inside.

The door can be opened only by pulling the outside handle.

Easy Closure


Easy Closure

* Some models.

The Easy Closure system automatically closes the doors completely from the nearshut position.

WARNING.

When closing a sliding door, always keep hands and fingers away from the door:
Placing hands or fingers around a sliding door is dangerous because the door closes automatically from the near-shut position, which could cause hands and fingers to be pinched and injured.

NOTE.

If a door handle is pulled while the easy closure function is operating, the easy closure function can be stopped.

    See also:

    Wiper Blades
    CAUTION: Hot waxes applied by automatic car washers have been known to affect the wiper's ability to clean windows. To prevent damage to the wiper blades, don't use gasoline, kerosene, paint ...

    Cargo
    At 11.5 cubic feet, the sedan's trunk is rather small, but the hatchback ups it to 17.1 cu. ft. behind the backseat and 43.8 cu. ft. when it's folded down. There's a rigid cargo cover to keep the ...

    LATCH Child-Restraint Systems
    Your Mazda is equipped with LATCH lower anchors for attachment of specially designed LATCH child-restraint systems in the rear seat. Both anchors must be used, otherwise the seat will bounce aro ...