Engaging transmission position

▷ Transmission position P can only be disengaged if the engine is running and the brake pedal is pressed.
▷ With the vehicle stationary, press on the brake pedal before shifting out of P or N; otherwise, the shift command will not be executed: shift lock.

driving Press on the brake pedal until you start driving
To prevent the vehicle from creeping after you select a driving position, maintain pressure on the brake pedal until you are ready to start.◀

Shifting into D, R, N

Shifting into D, R, N
Shifting into D, R, N

Briefly push the selector lever in the desired direction, beyond a resistance point if necessary.

When shifting out of P or into R, simultaneously push the unlock button 1.

The engaged transmission position is displayed on the selector lever.

After releasing the selector lever, it returns to its center position.

Engaging P

Engaging P
Engaging P

Press button P.

P is engaged if the driver's safety belt is unbuckled and the driver's door is opened while the vehicle is stationary and transmission position R or D is engaged. Before leaving the vehicle, ensure that the transmission position P is engaged; otherwise, the vehicle may begin to roll.

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