Liftgate Modules

New Functionality & Styling Possibilities

Lightweighting trends have “opened the door” to our thermoplastic rear access solutions. Aggressive exterior styling not possible before is enabled by material science and innovation. Our one piece structural design allows for component integration while reducing customer investment and increasing assembly efficiencies.

Get in touch with Magna’s Liftgate team to see how we can help satisfy your liftgate needs.

Magna Reimaging the Liftgate

We have various rear access solutions to fit your needs from the traditional liftgate to swing doors, and tailgates.

  • 20 to 30 percent lighter than traditional steel solutions, helping reduce the overall weight of the vehicle
  • Open canvas for design possibilities
  • Perfect for different vehicle architectures such as ICE, electric or hybrid while optimizing range
  • Enhancing the user experience with lighter openings
Four vehicles parked in a horizontal row in a parking garage
Thermoplastic Rear Swing Doors opened on a display

Introducing the first ever thermoplastic swing doors

From carrying cargo to working on the job site, consumers have the option to choose their preferred method of rear access solutions to fit their lifestyle; a traditional liftgate or split swing doors. Both thermoplastic solutions are supplied as ready-to-install modules. This helps to reduce production time and improve line efficiency while saving on cost.

Magna's Multi-Access Thermoplastic Liftgate

The next door in our rear access journey leads us to our lightweight, integrated, split liftgate closure system.

Storing and removing items from your liftgate has never been easier with 4 access options to choose from. Features future-forward surface level controls and communications. Thermoplastics enable many integration opportunities for the technologies to come such as voice activation, gesture control, active aerodynamics, smart mechatronics, communication and hidden until lit lighting.

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Magna Reimaging the Liftgate

Featuring Riad Chaaya

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Riad Chaaya Interview - Thermoplastic Liftgates