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Locking and Unlocking the Doors

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Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside

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Locking the doors

Press the lock button.

Once:

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Some exterior lights flash, all the doors 
lock, and the security system sets.

Twice (within five seconds after the first 
push):

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Some exterior lights flash, the beeper 
sounds and verifies the security system is 
set.

Unlocking the doors

Press the unlock button.

Once:

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Some exterior lights flash twice, and the 
driver’s door unlocks.

Twice:

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Some exterior lights flash twice, the 
remaining doors unlock.

Using the Remote Transmitter

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Using the Remote Transmitter

If you do not open a door within 30 seconds of 
unlocking the vehicle with the remote transmitter, 
the doors will automatically relock.
You can change the relock timer setting.

2

Customized Features

 P. 298

You can lock or unlock the doors using the remote 
transmitter only when the power mode is in VEHICLE 
OFF.

The remote transmitter uses low-power signals, so 
the operating range may vary depending on the 
surroundings.

The remote will not lock the vehicle when a door is 
open.

If the distance at which the remote transmitter works 
varies, the battery is probably low.
If the LED does not come on when you press a 
button, the battery is dead.

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Replacing the Remote Battery

 P. 527

You can customize the door unlock mode setting.

2

Customized Features

 P. 298

LED

Unlock 
Button

Lock 
Button

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If the lock or unlock button of the keyless remote does not work, use the key 
instead.

Fully insert the key and turn it.

If you do not have the key on you, or if for some reason you cannot lock a door using 
the key, you can lock the door without it.

Locking the front doors

Push the lock tab forward 

a

 or push the 

master door lock switch in the lock direction 

b

, and close the door.

Locking the rear doors

Push the lock tab forward and close the door.

Lockout prevention system

The doors cannot be locked when the keyless remote is inside the vehicle.

Locking/Unlocking the Doors Using a Key

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Locking/Unlocking the Doors Using a Key

When you lock the driver’s door with a key, all the 
other doors and trunk lock at the same time. When 
unlocking, the driver’s door unlocks first. Turn the 
key a second time within a few seconds to unlock the 
remaining doors and the trunk.

You can customize the door unlock mode setting.

2

Customized Features

 P. 298

Lock

Unlock

Locking a Door Without Using a Key

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Locking a Door Without Using a Key

When you lock the driver’s door or the passenger’s 
door, all the other doors lock at the same time.

Before locking a door, make sure that the key is not 
inside the vehicle.

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Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Inside

Locking a door

Push the lock tab forward.

Unlocking a door

Pull the lock tab rearward.

Using the Lock Tab

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Using the Lock Tab

When you lock the door using the lock tab on the 
driver’s door, all of the other doors lock at the same 
time.
When you unlock the door using the lock tab on the 
driver’s door, only the driver’s door will unlock.

To Unlock

Lock Tab

To Lock

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Pull the front door inner handle.

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The door unlocks and opens in one 
motion.

Unlocking and opening the driver’s door from the inner handle unlocks all the other 
doors.

To avoid all the doors to be unlocked, use the lock tab on the driver’s door to unlock, 
then lock again before opening the door.

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This setting works for one time only.
If you do not want all the doors to be unlocked all the time, customize the 

Auto Door Unlock

 setting to 

Off

 using the audio/information screen.

Unlocking Using the Front Door Inner Handle

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Unlocking Using the Front Door Inner Handle

The front door inner handles are designed to allow 
front seat occupants to open the door in one motion. 
However, this feature requires that front seat 
occupants never pull a front door inner handle while 
the vehicle is in motion.

Children should always ride in a rear seat where 
childproof door locks are provided.

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Childproof Door Locks

 P. 129

Inner Handle

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Childproof Door Locks

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Press the master door lock switch in as shown 
to lock or unlock all the doors.

Childproof Door Locks

The childproof door locks prevent the rear doors from being opened from the inside 
regardless of the position of the lock tab.

Slide the lever in the rear door to the lock 
position, and close the door.

When opening the door

Open the door using the outside door handle.

Using the Master Door Lock Switch

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Using the Master Door Lock Switch

When you lock/unlock either of the front doors using 
the master door lock switch, all the other doors lock/
unlock at the same time.

To Unlock

Master Door Lock Switch

To Lock

Setting the Childproof Door Locks

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Childproof Door Locks

To open the door from the inside when the 
childproof door lock is on, put the lock tab in the 
unlock position, lower the rear window, put your 
hand out of the window, and pull the outside door 
handle.

Lock

Unlock

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Auto Door Locking/Unlocking

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Auto Door Locking/Unlocking

Your vehicle locks or unlocks all doors automatically when a certain condition is met.

Drive lock mode

All doors lock when the vehicle’s speed reaches about 10 mph (15 km/h).

Driver’s door open mode

All doors unlock when the driver’s door is opened.

Auto Door Locking

Auto Door Unlocking

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Auto Door Locking/Unlocking

You can turn off or change to another auto door 
locking/unlocking setting using the audio/
information screen.

2

Customized Features

 P. 298

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Tailgate

Precautions for Opening/Closing the Tailgate

Always make sure individuals and objects are clear of the tailgate before opening or 
closing it.

Support the tailgate with your hands until it has completely opened.

Be careful when it is windy. The wind may cause the tailgate to close when it is in 
the swing open position.

Unless absolutely necessary, close the tailgate before driving.

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Precautions for Opening/Closing the Tailgate

Be careful not to put your hands between the tailgate 
and the cargo area when closing the tailgate.

When you are storing or picking up luggage from the 
cargo area while the engine is idling, do not stand in 
front of the exhaust pipe. You may get burned.

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WARNING

Anyone caught in the path of a tailgate 
that is being opened or closed can be 
seriously injured. 

Make sure that all people are clear of the 
tailgate before opening or closing it.

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WARNING

Allowing passengers to ride in the pickup 
bed or on the tailgate can result in death or 
serious injury in a crash.

Make sure all passengers ride in a seat and 
wear a seat belt properly.

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Opening/Closing the Tailgate

Pull up the upper handle to drop open the 
tailgate.

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Make sure to hold the tailgate until it is 
fully opened.

Pull up the lower handle to swing open the 
tailgate.

Drop Open the Tailgate

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Opening/Closing the Tailgate

NOTICE

As a safety feature, the upper handle is disabled if 
you do not fully close the tailgate after it is swung 
open. Likewise, the lower handle is disabled if you do 
not fully close the tailgate after it is dropped open.

The tailgate lock/unlock function is set to disable as 
the factory default setting. The tailgate lock/unlock 
function can be set to enable using the audio/
information screen.

2

Customized Features

 P. 298

Upper handle

Swing Open the Tailgate

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Swing Open the Tailgate

The tailgate can be swung open in two steps.

The bed lights come on when you swing open the 
tailgate.

Lower handle

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Opening and Closing the Trunk

Precautions for Opening/Closing the Trunk

Opening the trunk

Open the trunk all the way.

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If it is not fully opened, the trunk lid may begin to close under its own weight.

Closing the trunk

Keep the trunk lid closed while driving to: 

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Avoid possible damage.

Using the key

If the keyless remote battery or the vehicle battery is dead, use the key instead of the 
keyless remote. 

1.

Swing open the tailgate.

2.

Fully insert the key and turn it.

3.

Open the trunk.

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Opening and Closing the Trunk

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WARNING

Anyone caught in the path of a tailgate 
that is being opened or closed can be 
seriously injured.

Make sure that all people are clear of the 
tailgate before opening or closing it.

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Using the Trunk Release Button

Push up the trunk release button on the trunk 
lid after all the doors are unlocked.

Even if the trunk is locked, you can open the 
trunk if you carry the keyless remote.

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The beeper will sound.

Trunk Main Switch

The trunk main switch disables the trunk 
release button on the trunk lid to protect 
luggage in the trunk.

1.

Turn off the trunk main switch in the glove 
box.

2.

Lock the glove box.

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Using the Trunk Release Button

If you forget the keyless remote inside, the beeper 
will sound and the trunk will not close.

A person who is not carrying the keyless remote 
can unlock the trunk if a person who is carrying it is 
within range.

If the beeper sounds after you close the trunk, 
move the keyless remote away from the trunk and 
close again.

The keyless remote may not operate if it is too close 
to the trunk.

Trunk Release Button

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Trunk Main Switch

If you need to give the key to someone else, remove 
the built-in key from the keyless remote by sliding the 
release knob, and give the remote as a valet key.

The trunk main switch will also disable the tailgate 
lock/unlock function when its setting is enable.

ON

OFF

Trunk Main 
Switch

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Emergency Trunk Opener

The trunk release lever allows you to open the 
trunk from inside for your safety.

Slide the release lever in the direction of the 
arrow.

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Emergency Trunk Opener

Parents should decide if their children should be 
shown how to use this feature.

Lever

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Security System

Immobilizer System

This system prevents a key that has not been pre-registered from starting the 
engine.

Pay attention to the following when pressing the 

ENGINE START/STOP

 button:

Do not allow objects that emit strong radio waves near the 

ENGINE START/

STOP

 button.

Make sure the key is not covered by or touching a metal object.

Do not bring a key from another vehicle’s immobilizer system near the 

ENGINE 

START/STOP

 button.

Do not put the key near magnetic items. Electronic device, such as televisions and 
audio systems emit strong magnetic fields. Note that even a key chain can become 
magnetic.

Security System Alarm

The security system alarm activates when the trunk, hood or doors are forcibly 
opened. The alarm does not activate if the trunk or doors are opened with the key, 
remote transmitter, or keyless access system.

However, the alarm activates if a door is opened with the key and then the hood is 
opened before the power mode is set to ON.

When the security system alarm activates

The horn sounds intermittently, and some exterior lights flash.

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Immobilizer System

NOTICE

Leaving the key in the vehicle can result in theft or 
accidental movement of the vehicle.
Always take the key with you whenever you leave the 
vehicle unattended.

Do not alter the system or add other devices to it.
Doing so may damage the system and make your 
vehicle inoperable.

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Security System Alarm

Do not alter the system or add other devices to it.
Doing so may damage the system and make your 
vehicle inoperable.

The security system alarm continues for a maximum 
of two minutes until the security system alarm 
deactivates.

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To deactivate the security system alarm

Unlock the vehicle using the key, remote transmitter, or keyless access system, or the 
power mode is set to ON. The system, along with the horn and flashing lights, is 
deactivated.

Setting the security system alarm

The security system alarm automatically sets when the following conditions have 
been met:

The power mode is set to VEHICLE OFF.

The hood is closed.

All doors and trunk are locked from outside with the key, remote transmitter, or 
keyless access system.

When the security system alarm sets

The security system alarm indicator in the instrument panel blinks and the blinking 
interval changes after about 15 seconds.

To cancel the security system alarm

The security system alarm is canceled when the vehicle is unlocked using the key, 
remote transmitter, or keyless access system, or when the power mode is set to ON. 
The security system alarm indicator goes off at the same time.

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Security System Alarm

Do not set the security system alarm when someone 
is in the vehicle or a window is open. The system can 
accidentally activate when:

Unlocking the door with the lock tab.

Opening the trunk with the trunk release or the 
emergency trunk opener. 

Opening the hood with the hood release.

If the battery goes dead after you have set the 
security system alarm, the security alarm may go off 
once the battery is recharged or replaced.
If this occurs, deactivate the security system alarm by 
unlocking a door using the key, remote transmitter, 
or keyless access system.

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The panic button on the remote 
transmitter

If you press the panic button for 
approximately one second, the following will 
occur for about 30 seconds:

The horn sounds.

Some exterior lights flash.

Canceling panic mode

Press any button on the remote transmitter.

Set the power mode to ON.

Panic Mode

Panic 
Button

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Windows

Opening/Closing the Power Windows

The power windows can be opened and closed when the power mode is in ON, 
using the switches on the doors.

The driver’s side switches can be used to open and close all the windows.
The power window lock button on the driver’s side must be switched off (not 
pushed in, indicator off) to open and close the windows from anywhere other than 
the driver’s seat.

When the power window lock button is pushed in, the indicator comes on and you 
can only operate the driver’s window. Turn the power window lock button on if a 
child is in the vehicle.

Manual operation

To open: 

Push the switch down lightly, and 

hold it until the desired position is reached.

To close: 

Pull the switch up lightly, and hold it 

until the desired position is reached.

Automatic operation

To open:

 Push the switch down firmly.

To close:

 Pull the switch up firmly.

The window opens or closes completely. To 
stop the window at any time, push or pull the 
switch briefly.

Opening/Closing the Windows with Auto-Open/Close 

Function

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Opening/Closing the Power Windows

The power windows can be operated for up to 10 
minutes after you set the power mode to VEHICLE 
OFF.
Opening either front door cancels this function.

Auto Reverse

If a power window senses resistance when closing 
automatically, it will stop closing and reverse 
direction.

The driver’s window auto reverse function is disabled 
when you continuously pull up the switch.

The auto reverse function stops sensing when the 
window is almost closed to ensure that it fully closes.

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WARNING

Closing a power window on someone’s 
hands or fingers can cause serious injury.

Make sure your passengers are away from 
the windows before closing them.

ON
OFF

Power Window 
Lock Button

Front Passenger’s 
Window Switch

Driver’s Window 
Switch

Indicator

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To open: 

Push the switch down.

To close: 

Pull the switch up.

Release the switch when the window reaches 
the desired position.

Opening/Closing the Windows without Auto-Open/Close 

Function

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Opening/Closing the Power Windows

While driving with any of the windows open, you 
may hear a booming, throbbing, or helicopter-type 
noise or pressure. This is called wind buffeting. This is 
a normal occurrence that can be minimized.

If you hear a wind buffeting noise with any of the 
windows open, lower all of the other windows 
slightly or open the moonroof

*

.

Open

Close

* Not available on all models

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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