did you look on the passenger side tucked under the carpet near the door jam? thats where the handle is stored.
well, dip me in do-do and roll me in bread crumbs.
going on a yr of ownership and i never knew that was there(9:10 pm and i just looked) i've used my jack a few times now and used the pointy end of the lug wrench-what a PITA. makes me want to fix or change something now.