Intelligent Key operation

You can lock or unlock the doors without taking

You can lock or unlock the doors without taking the key out from your pocket or bag.

When you carry the Intelligent Key with you, you

When you carry the Intelligent Key with you, you can lock or unlock all doors by pushing the door handle request switch A (driver’s or front passenger’s) or the lift gate request switch B within the range of operation.

When you lock or unlock the doors or the lift gate/trunk lid, the hazard indicator will flash and the horn (or the outside chime) will sound as a confirmation. For details, see “Setting hazard indicator and horn mode” later in this section.

Locking doors

1. Move the shift lever to the P (Park) position, push the ignition switch to the OFF position and make sure you carry the Intelligent Key with you.1
2. Close all the doors and the lift gate.2
3. Push the door handle request switchA or lift gate request switch B while carrying the Intelligent Key with you.3
4. All the doors and the lift gate will lock.
5. The hazard indicator flashes twice and the outside chime sounds twice.

1: Doors will lock with the Intelligent Key while the ignition switch is in the ACC or ON position.
2: Doors will not lock by pushing the door handle request switch while any door (including the lift gate) is open.
3: Doors will not lock by pushing the door handle request switch with the Intelligent Key inside the vehicle.

However, when an Intelligent Key is inside the vehicle, doors can be locked with another registered Intelligent Key.

CAUTION

After locking the doors using the request switch, make sure that the doors have been securely locked by operating the door handles.
When locking the doors using the request switch, make sure to have the Intelligent Key in your possession before operating the request switch to prevent the Intelligent Key from being left in the vehicle.
The request switch is operational only when the Intelligent Key has been detected by the Intelligent Key system.

Lockout protection:

To prevent the Intelligent Key from being accidentally locked in the vehicle, lockout protection is equipped with the Intelligent Key system.

When the driver’s side door is open, the doors are locked, and then the Intelligent Key is put inside the vehicle and all the doors are closed; the lock will automatically unlock and the door buzzer sounds.

NOTE:

The doors may not lock when the Intelligent Key is in the same hand that is operating the request switch to lock the door. Put the Intelligent Key in a purse, pocket or your other hand.

CAUTION

The lockout protection may not function under the following conditions:

When the Intelligent Key is placed on top of the instrument panel.
When the Intelligent Key is placed inside the glove box or a storage bin.
When the Intelligent Key is placed inside the door pockets.
When the Intelligent Key is placed on or under the spare tire area.
When the Intelligent Key is placed on the outer side of trunk area.
When the Intelligent Key is placed inside or near metallic materials.

Unlocking doors

1. Push the door handle request switchA or the lift gate request switch B once while carrying the Intelligent Key with you.
2. The hazard indicator flashes once and the outside chime sounds once. The corresponding door or the lift gate will unlock.
3. Push the request switch again within 1 minute.
4. The hazard indicator flashes once and the outside chime sounds once again. All the doors and the lift gate will unlock.

All doors will be locked automatically unless one of the following operations is performed within 1 minute after pushing the request switch while the doors are locked. If during this 1-minute time period, the request switch is pushed, all doors will be locked automatically after another 1 minute.

Opening any door (including the lift gate)
Pushing the ignition switch
Inserting the Intelligent Key into the Intelligent Key port

During this 1-minute time period, if the UNLOCK pushed, all button on the Intelligent Key is pushed, all doors will be locked automatically after another 1 minute.

Power lift gate open (if so equipped)

1. Carry the Intelligent Key.
2. Push the power lift gate opener switch C .
3. The lift gate will unlock and automatically open.
4. The hazard indicator flashes 4 times and the outside chime sounds.

To close the lift gate, push the power lift gate button on the key, or power lift gate switch on the instrument panel or lower part of the lift gate.

(See “Lift gate (Hardtop models)” in the “3. Predriving checks and adjustments” section.)

CrossCabriolet models

CrossCabriolet models

Opening trunk lid (CrossCabriolet models)

1. Push the trunk open request switch D for more than 1 second.
2. The trunk will unlatch. An outside chime will sound four times.
3. Raise the trunk lid to open the trunk.

Lockout protection:

To prevent the Intelligent Key from being accidentally locked in the trunk, lockout protection is equipped with the Intelligent Key system.

When the trunk lid is closed with the Intelligent Key inside the trunk, the outside buzzer will sound and the trunk will open.

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