Powered Frunk

Opening

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Before opening or closing the hood, it is important to check that the area around the hood is free of obstacles (people and objects). Failure to do so may result in damage or serious injury.
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Use caution around the panel edges on Cybertruck, including the doors, powered frunk, tailgate, and surrounding panels.

To open the powered frunk, ensure Cybertruck is in Park, and then do one of the following before opening the hood:

  • Touch the associated Open icon on the touchscreen.
  • Press the Frunk button in the mobile app.
  • Press the center button under the hood closure.
The front of Cybertruck with an arrow pointing to the open front trunk button
Vehicle icon with door open

When a door or the powered frunk is open, the touchscreen displays the Door Open indicator light. The vehicle avatar also shows the door, powered frunk, or tailgate status.

Adjust the Opening Height of the Powered Frunk

You can adjust the opening height of the powered frunk to make it easier to reach or to avoid low-hanging ceilings or objects (for example, a garage door or light):

  1. Open the powered frunk, then manually lower or raise it to the desired opening height.
  2. Press and hold the powered frunk button on the front of the vehicle for three seconds until you hear a confirmation chime.
  3. Confirm that you have set it to the desired height by closing the powered frunk, then reopening it.

Closing

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Before driving, you must ensure that the hood is securely latched in the fully closed position by carefully trying to lift the front edge of the hood upward and confirming there is no movement. It is the driver's responsibility to ensure that the powered frunk is properly closed before driving.
Close the powered frunk in any of the following ways:
  • Press the center button under the hood closure.
    The front of Cybertruck with an arrow pointing to the open front trunk button
  • Press the emergency release button in the powered frunk.
  • Press the Frunk button in the mobile app.
  • Touch the associated Close icon on the touchscreen.
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Ensure that all hands and other objects are free of the powered frunk before closing it.
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CAUTION
Do not try to manually close the powered frunk. Doing so may cause damage.

If the powered frunk is left open when you attempt to shift out of Park, a notification requiring you to confirm your intent to drive appears on the touchscreen. If you choose to keep the powered frunk open while driving, your vehicle speed is limited.

The powered frunk locks when:
  • You lock Cybertruck using the touchscreen, key or mobile app.
  • You leave Cybertruck carrying your phone key (if Walk-Away Door Lock is turned on).
  • Valet mode is active (see Valet Mode).

Load Limits

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Never load more than 440 lbs (200 kg) in the powered frunk. Doing so can cause damage.
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When loading cargo, always consider the vehicle's GVWR and GAWR ratings (see Vehicle Loading). The GVWR is the maximum allowable total mass of the vehicle including all passengers, fluids, and cargo, and the GAWR is the maximum allowable total mass permitted on an axle.

Interior Emergency Release

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An illuminated interior release button inside the powered frunk allows a person locked inside to get out.

Press the interior release button to unlatch the powered frunk, then push up on the hood. If the powered frunk is already open, pressing the interior release button closes it.

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The interior release button glows following a brief exposure to ambient light.
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People should never climb inside the powered frunk. Never shut the powered frunk when a person is inside.
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Care should be taken to ensure that objects inside the powered frunk do not bump against the release button, causing the hood to accidentally open.