Ignition switch

Intelligent Key system (if so equipped)

Intelligent Key system (if so equipped)
Intelligent Key system (if so equipped)

The Intelligent Key system can operate the ignition switch without taking the key out from your pocket or purse. The operating environment and/or conditions may affect the Intelligent Key system operation.

- Be sure to carry the Intelligent Key with you when operating the vehicle.

- Be sure to carry the Intelligent Key with you when operating the vehicle.

- Never leave the Intelligent Key inside the vehicle when you leave the vehicle.

- If the vehicle battery is discharged, the ignition switch cannot be moved from the LOCK position. Charge the battery as soon as possible. See “Jump starting” in the “6. In case of emergency” section.

Operating range
Operating range

The Intelligent Key functions can only be used for starting the engine when the Intelligent Key is within the specified operating range 1 .

When the Intelligent Key battery is almost discharged or strong radio waves are present near the operating location, the Intelligent Key system’s operating range becomes narrower and may not function properly.

If the Intelligent Key is within the operating range, it is possible for anyone, even someone who does not carry the Intelligent Key, to turn the ignition switch to start the engine.

- The cargo area is not included in the operating range, but the Intelligent Key may function.

- If the Intelligent Key is placed on the instrument panel, inside the glove box or door pocket, the Intelligent Key may not function.

- If the Intelligent Key is placed near the door or window outside the vehicle, the Intelligent Key may function.

Some indicators and warnings for operation are displayed on the vehicle information display between the speedometer and tachometer.

(See “Vehicle information display” in the “2.

Instruments and controls” section.)

Without Intelligent Key system
Without Intelligent Key system

With Intelligent Key system
With Intelligent Key system

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)

The ignition lock is designed so that the ignition switch cannot be turned to the LOCK position until the selector lever is moved to the P (Park) position.

- When turning the ignition switch to the LOCK position, make sure that the selector lever is in the P (Park) position.

- When removing the key from the ignition switch (if it is inserted), make sure that the selector lever is in the P (Park) position.

When the ignition switch cannot be turned to the LOCK position:
1. The SHIFT P warning (if so equipped) appears on the vehicle information display and a chime sounds.

2. Move the selector lever to the P (Park) position.

3. Turn the ignition switch slightly in the ON direction.

4. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK position.

5. Remove the key, if it is inserted in the ignition switch.

If the ignition switch is turned to the LOCK position, the selector lever cannot be moved from the P (Park) position. The selector lever can be moved if the ignition switch is in the ON position with the foot brake pedal depressed.

The OFF position 1 is between the LOCK and ACC positions, although it is not marked on the ignition switch.

Key positions

LOCK (0)

Except for the Intelligent Key equipped model:

The key can only be removed from the ignition switch at this position.

For the Intelligent Key equipped model:

PUSH OFF -

The ignition switch is locked at this position.

PUSH ON -

The ignition switch will be unlocked while carrying the Intelligent Key.

OFF

The power supply is turned off.

ACC

The electrical accessory power activates without the engine turned on.

ON (3)

The ignition system and the electrical accessory power activate without the engine turned on.

START (4)

The engine starter activates and the engine will start. The ignition switch, when released, will automatically turn to the ON position.

As soon as the engine has started, release the ignition switch immediately.

As soon as the engine has started, release the ignition switch immediately.

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