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Opening and closing the bonnet

The bonnet can be opened using the handle in the passenger compartment and a handle under the front edge of the bonnet. It is important to follow the instructions for closing and to check that the bonnet is fully closed if it has been open.

Open the bonnet

PS2-2007-Opening hood from inside
PS-Icon arrow 1Pull the handle beside the pedals to release the bonnet from its fully closed position.
PS2-2007-Opening hood with outer handle
PS-Icon arrow 2You can fully open the bonnet without lifting it by pressing the handle under the front edge of the bonnet upwards.


Only loosen the panels around the storage area under the bonnet if the instructions in the Manual explicitly state that this is necessary. Contact Polestar Customer Support if maintenance is required.

Warning - bonnet not closed

PS2-2007-General warning triangle

Open bonnet is indicated by a warning symbol and graphic in the driver display as well as by an acoustic signal.


If the car indicates that the bonnet is open despite it being fully closed – open the bonnet and follow the instructions for closing again. If the problem persists – contact Polestar Customer Support.

Close the bonnet


Risk of crushing - ensure that the closing path under the bonnet is not obstructed, otherwise there is a risk of personal injury.

Lower the bonnet.

PS2-2007-Closing hood properly
When the bonnet has stopped against the bonnet lock – press down on the bonnet with both hands according to the description in the illustration in order to fully close it. Do not load the sides of the bonnet.
The bonnet must be audibly locked on both sides.
Check that the bonnet has been properly locked and that it is not open slightly.


Never drive with an open bonnet.

Thoroughly check that the bonnet is fully closed after it has been open.

If the car warns or indicates that the bonnet is open, or if something else suggests that it is not fully closed – stop immediately and close it firmly.