Hyundai Ioniq: Seats / Head Restraints

Hyundai Ioniq (AE) 2017-2024 Owner's Manual / Safety system of your vehicle / Seats / Head Restraints

The vehicle's front and rear seats have adjustable head restraints. The head restraints provide comfort for passengers, but more importantly they are designed to help protect passengers from whiplash and other neck and spinal injuries during an accident, especially in a rear impact collision.


To reduce the risk of serious injury or death in an accident, take the following precautions when adjusting your head restraints:

  • Always properly adjust the head restraints for all passengers BEFORE starting the vehicle.
  • NEVER let anyone ride in a seat with the head restraints removed.
  • Hyundai Ioniq. Head RestraintsAdjust the head restraints so the middle of the head restraint is at the same height as the height of the top of the eyes.
  • NEVER adjust the head restraint position of the driver's seat when the vehicle is in motion.
  • Adjust the head restraint as close to the passenger's head as possible. Do not use a seat cushion that holds the body away from the seatback.
  • Make sure the head restraint locks into position after adjusting it.


To prevent damage, NEVER hit or pull on the head restraints.


The armrest is located in the center of the rear seat. Use the strap in the center of the armrest to pull it down. CAUTION Be careful when loading cargo through the rear passenger seats to prevent damage to the vehicle interior...

Front seat head restraints

The vehicle's front and passenger's seats are equipped with adjustable head restraints for the passengers safety and comfort. Adjusting the height up and down To raise the head restraint: 1...

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Hyundai Ioniq (AE) 2017-2024 Owner's Manual: In Case of an Emergency While Driving

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Hyundai Ioniq (AE) 2017-2024 Service Manual: Troubleshooting

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Side view mirror control

Hyundai Ioniq. Side view mirror control

Adjusting the side mirrors:

1. Press either the L (driver's side) or R (passenger's side) button (1) to select the side view mirror you would like to adjust.

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