Trunk Lid

WARNING:
Never allow a person to ride in the trunk:
Allowing a person to ride in the trunk is dangerous. In addition, the person in the trunk could be seriously injured or killed during sudden braking or a collision.

Keep the trunk closed when driving: Exhaust gas entering the cabin of a vehicle through an open trunk is dangerous. This gas contains CO (carbon monoxide), which is colorless, odorless, and highly poisonous. If inhaled, it can cause loss of consciousness and death.

Opening and Closing the Trunk Lid

WARNING:
Close the trunk lid, be sure the seat backs are latched and do not allow children to play inside the vehicle: Leaving the trunk lid open or leaving children in the vehicle with the keys is dangerous. Children could open the trunk lid and climb inside resulting in possible injury or death from heat exposure.

Always keep the car from being a tempting place to play by latching the rear seats, doors and the trunk, and keeping the keys where children can not play with them:
Leaving children or animals unattended in a parked vehicle is dangerous. Babies left sleeping and children who lock themselves in cars or trunks can die very quickly from heat prostration. Do not leave your children or pets alone in a car at any time. Do not leave the car, the rear folding seats or the trunk unlocked.

Opening the trunk lid with the request switch (with advanced key)

The trunk lid can be opened by operating the request switch on the trunk lid while carrying the advanced key outside the vehicle, refer to Operations Using Advanced Keyless Functions.

Opening the trunk lid with the transmitter (with advanced key)

The trunk lid can be opened by operating the keyless entry system transmitter, refer to Keyless Entry System.

Opening the trunk lid with the transmitter (with retractable type key)

The trunk lid can be opened by operating the keyless entry system transmitter, refer to Keyless Entry System.

Opening the trunk lid with the remote release button

Push the release button.


Push the release button.

NOTE:
While the ignition is switched ON, the trunk lid can be opened only when the vehicle is stopped with the parking brake applied (manual transaxle) or with the selector lever in the P position (automatic transaxle).

When the trunk lid cannot be opened

If the vehicle battery is dead or there is a malfunction in the electrical system and the trunk lid cannot be opened, perform the following procedure as an emergency measure to Open it:

1. Open the cover behind the right rear


1. Open the cover behind the right rear passenger seat head restraint.

2. Pull the lever forward and fold down the seatback.

3. Carefully climb into the trunk from the back seat.

4. Slide the inside trunk release lever in


4. Slide the inside trunk release lever in the direction of the arrow.

After performing this emergency measure, have the vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.

Closing the trunk lid

Use both hands to push the trunk lid down until the lock snaps shut. Do not slam it.

Pull up on the trunk lid to make sure it is secure.

Trunk Light

The trunk light is on when the lid is open


The trunk light is on when the lid is open and off when it's closed.

NOTE:
To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not leave the trunk open for a long period when the engine is not running.

    See also:

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