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How to Open the Hood Kia Optima 2016-2020

DIY Cost: $ 0
Est. Time: 1 - 2 mins
Difficulty: Very Easy

Summary

Step-by-step procedure on how to open the hood on a 2016-2020 Kia Optima.

Procedure

  1. Unlock the vehicle and open the driver's door.Opening the driver's door of the 2016-2020 Kia Optima.

     

  2. Pull the hood release located under the dashboard.Hood release of 2016-2020 Kia Optima.

     

  3. Go to the front of the vehicle.Going in front of the 2016-2020 Kia Optima.

     

  4. Unlock the hood latch by sliding your hand under the hood and sliding the tab above the emblem.Unlocking the hood latch of the 2016-2020 Kia Optima.

     

  5. Pull the hood up until the hydraulic hood struts are in the up position.Opening the hood of the 2016-2020 Kia Optima.

If the hood won't stay up, follow our tutorial on how to replace the hood strut supports on a Kia Optima. 

How to Open the Hood Kia Optima 2016-2020 Procedure Unlock the vehicle and open the driver's door.