Is there a way to keep your 2015 Sonata trunk locked and protected when using valet parking?

Asked by Dec 28, 2014 at 10:48 AM about the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited

Question type: General

The car I just traded in on my 2015 Sunday sonata had a valet key which would only
open the door and start the car. I could use my  electronic key to lock the trunk and then
the valet key would not unlock it nor would the inside pull tab open the trunk.  That way
luggage etc. were safe and secure in my trunk. I have not seen any information on how
to accomplish keeping my truck contents locked and secure in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata
when valet parking.

4 Answers

241,905

That might not be an option on your new car. Call the dealership or Hyundai customer service to verify.

70

Here's what you do for valet parking. 1) Open your trunk. On the trunk latch itself flip the lever to the "locked" position. Your trunk can now be opened ONLY with the physical key. 2) Use the physical key to lock your glovebox. It can now be opened only with the physical key. 3) Separate the physical key from the fob. Keep the physical key and the rest of your keys with you, hand the fob over to the valet. They will now only be able to start your car and lock/unlock your doors. The physical key (and the rest of your keychain) stays with you. Note: Just in case you didn't know, there is a keyhole for the physical key on your trunk. Look under the lip just to the left of the handle/button you use to open it, just above the license plate.

7 of 7 people found this helpful.

Thank you SO MUCH! My salesman didn't know how and you answered in such easy to understand detail. I really appreciate it.

Thank you SO MUCH. The dealership didn't provide the answer for me and you did in very helpful detail. I really appreciate it. SRQ

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Sonata

Looking for a Used Sonata in your area?

CarGurus has 46,086 nationwide Sonata listings starting at $1,000.

ZIP:

Search Hyundai Sonata Questions

Hyundai Sonata Experts

#1 toDumbToNotKnow
toDumbToNotKnow
Reputation 1,510
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,280
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,050
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Hyundai Elantra
648 Great Deals out of 43,486 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
941 Great Deals out of 77,703 listings starting at $899
Used Toyota Camry
1,098 Great Deals out of 90,895 listings starting at $1,599
Used Kia Optima
459 Great Deals out of 29,368 listings starting at $1,795
Used Nissan Altima
1,153 Great Deals out of 79,636 listings starting at $500
Used Honda Civic
811 Great Deals out of 88,080 listings starting at $1,299
Used Ford Fusion
1,179 Great Deals out of 79,428 listings starting at $998
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,059 Great Deals out of 77,896 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Corolla
855 Great Deals out of 70,725 listings starting at $1,874
Used Hyundai Santa Fe
295 Great Deals out of 19,274 listings starting at $800
Used Nissan Maxima
323 Great Deals out of 24,375 listings starting at $999
Used Hyundai Genesis
84 Great Deals out of 2,517 listings starting at $5,599
Used Mazda MAZDA6
130 Great Deals out of 15,764 listings starting at $1,750
Used Chevrolet Impala
589 Great Deals out of 34,066 listings starting at $899
Used Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
54 Great Deals out of 3,550 listings starting at $4,995

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Hyundai Sonata Limited For Sale
1,813 listings starting at $13,900
2016 Hyundai Sonata Limited For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 180 listings starting at $11,994
2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited For Sale
26 Great Deals out of 640 listings starting at $10,850
2014 Hyundai Sonata Limited For Sale
20 Great Deals out of 504 listings starting at $9,998
2013 Hyundai Sonata Limited For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 559 listings starting at $7,500

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.