Your vehicle has an intelligent electronically controlled door system that is in constant communication with overall vehicle systems.
When you lock your vehicle using the lock switch on each door interior trim panel, or by using the keyless entry keypad or the lock sensor on each door exterior trim panel, the exterior door handle switches do not release the doors. This helps to secure your vehicle and prevent unauthorized entry. Also, when your vehicle reaches a speed greater than 12 mph (20 km/h) the exterior door handle switches do not release the doors. A tone may sound indicating the exterior door handle switches have not released your door and your vehicle is secure.
If the airbags deploy or the fuel pump shutoff switch activates, all interior and exterior unlock switches do not unlock your door for six seconds. This helps to secure the doors in the event of a crash. After six seconds, all switches reset and you can open the doors using the interior and exterior unlatch switches.
Door Lock Indicator
An LED on each front door window trim illuminates when you lock the doors. It remains on for up to 10 minutes after you switch the ignition off.
Door Lock Switch Inhibitor
When you electronically lock your vehicle, the door lock switches and the interior luggage compartment release switch do not operate after 20 seconds.You must unlock your vehicle with the remote control or keyless entry keypad, or switch the ignition on, to restore function to these switches. You can switch this feature on or off in the information display.
Activating Intelligent Access
The intelligent access key must be within 3 ft (1 m) of the door or luggage compartment you intend to lock or unlock.
At a Door
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Electronic door handles are on each door. Gently depress the switch inside the exterior door handle to unlock and open the door. An unlock symbol illuminates on the door window trim indicating your vehicle is unlocked.
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Locking sensors are on both front doors. Touch the locking sensor below the keyless entry keypad to lock your vehicle. A lock symbol illuminates on the door window trim indicating your vehicle is locked and you can no longer release the door using the exterior door handle switches. If the intelligent access key is not within 3 ft (1 m) of your vehicle, the current lock status displays but the doors do not lock.
Swipe across the locking sensor to display the current lock status of your vehicle. The lock status also displays when you open a door or when the lock status changes.
Note:   You cannot use the locking sensors to unlock your vehicle.
At the Luggage Compartment
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Press the exterior release button.
Remote Control
You can use the remote control at any time. When you press the lock button on the remote control, all exterior door handle switches will not release the doors. When you press the unlock button, all exterior door handle switches release the doors.
Unlocking the Doors
Missing Image   Press the button.The direction indicators flash.You can then use the exterior door handle switch to unlock the door.
 Press and hold both the lock and unlock buttons on the remote control for three seconds to change between driver door or all doors unlock mode. The direction indicators flash twice to confirm the change. Driver door mode only unlocks the driver door when you press the unlock button once. All door mode unlocks all doors when you press the unlock button once. The unlocking mode applies to the remote control, keyless entry keypad and intelligent access.You can also change between the unlocking modes using the information display.
Locking the Doors
Missing Image   Press the button.The direction indicators flash. You can no longer use the exterior door handle switch to release the door.
 Press the button again within three seconds to confirm that all the doors are closed.A tone sounds and the direction indicators flash if all the doors and the luggage compartment are closed.
Mislock
If any door is open, or if the luggage compartment or hood is open, a tone sounds and the direction indicators will not flash.The exterior lock status display also flashes if any door does not lock. You can switch this feature on or off in the information display.
Locking and Unlocking the Doors From Inside
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Locking the Doors
Press the lock switch on the door interior trim panel. The doors can no longer be released using the exterior door handle switches and the luggage compartment locks.
Unlocking the Doors
Press the unlock switch on the door interior trim panel. The doors can then be released using the exterior door handle switches.
Emergency Locking
Each door has a backup power system which allows the door to function if your vehicle has no power. The system has a limited number of operations before the power is depleted and turns off. When the system turns off, the door remains open and unlatched and does not close.
If your vehicle has no power and the backup power system is turned off, you can close and secure your vehicle by manually resetting each door latch using a key in the position shown.
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Left-Hand Side
Turn clockwise to reset the latch.
Right-Hand Side
Turn counterclockwise to reset the latch.
When you have reset the latch, you are then able to fully close and latch the door.
Note:   You cannot open the door again until the vehicle battery is fully charged and operational.
Unlocking the Driver Door with the Key Blade
If your vehicle has no power and the backup power system is turned off, you can manually unlock the driver door using a key in the position shown.
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  1. Remove the key blade from the transmitter.
  1. Insert the key blade into the lock cylinder.
  1. Turn the key clockwise to unlock the driver door.
Note:   All other doors remain locked.
Smart Unlocks for Intelligent Access Keys
This feature helps to prevent you from locking your intelligent access key inside your vehicle’s passenger compartment or rear cargo area.
 When you electronically lock your vehicle with any door open, the transmission is in park (P) and the ignition is off, the system searches for an intelligent access key inside your vehicle after you close the last door. If the system finds a key, all of the doors will immediately unlock and the horn will sound twice, indicating that a key is inside.
You can override the smart unlock feature and intentionally lock the intelligent access key inside your vehicle.
To do this, lock your vehicle after you have closed all the doors by:
  • Using the keyless entry keypad.
  • Pressing the lock button on another intelligent access key.
  • Touching the locking sensor on the door window trim with another intelligent access key in your hand.
When you open one of the front doors and lock your vehicle using the power door lock control, all doors will lock then unlock if:
  • The ignition is on.
  • The ignition is off and the transmission is not in park (P).
Autolock
Autolock locks all the doors when:
  • All doors are closed.
  • The ignition is on.
  • You shift into any gear putting your vehicle in motion.
  • Your vehicle reaches a speed greater than 12 mph (20 km/h).
Autolock repeats when:
  • You open then close any door while the ignition is on and your vehicle speed is 9 mph (15 km/h) or lower.
  • Your vehicle reaches a speed greater than 12 mph (20 km/h).
Autounlock
Autounlock unlocks all the doors when:
  • The ignition is on, all the doors are closed, and your vehicle has been moving at a speed greater than 12 mph (20 km/h).
  • Your vehicle comes to a stop and you switch the ignition off or to the accessory position.
  • You open the driver door within 10 minutes of switching the ignition off or to accessory.
Note:   The doors do not autounlock if you electronically lock your vehicle after you switch the ignition off and before you open the driver door.
Enabling or Disabling Autounlock
You can enable or disable the autounlock feature in the information display or an authorized dealer can do it for you.   See   General Information
Illuminated Entry
The interior lamps and some exterior lamps illuminate when you unlock the doors with the remote control.
The illuminated entry system will turn off the lights if:
  • The ignition is on.
  • You press the remote control lock button.
  • After 25 seconds of illumination.
The lights do not turn off if:
  • You turn them on with the lamp control.
  • Any door is open.
Illuminated Exit
The interior lamps and some exterior lamps illuminate when all doors are closed and you switch the ignition off.
The lamps will turn off if all the doors remain closed and:
  • 25 seconds have elapsed.
  • You press the push button ignition switch.
Battery Saver
If you leave the courtesy lamps, interior lamps or headlamps on, the battery saver shuts them off 10 minutes after you switch the ignition off.
Battery Saver for Intelligent Access Keys
If you leave the ignition switched on, it shuts off when it detects a certain amount of battery drain, or after 45 minutes.
Opening the Luggage Compartment
From Inside Your Vehicle
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With the Remote Control
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From Outside Your Vehicle
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Press the exterior release button. Your vehicle must be unlocked or have an intelligent access key within 3 ft (1 m) of the luggage compartment.
To unlock and release the trunk using the keypad, enter the factory-set code or your personal code and then press 5-6 on the keypad.