Automatic Transmission

■Creeping

The following conditions cause the engine to run at high revolutions, and • Immediately after the engine starts.
• When the climate control system is in use.

Keep the brake pedal firmly depressed when stopped.

■Kickdown

Quickly depressing the accelerator pedal while driving uphill may cause the transmission to drop to a lower gear, unexpectedly increasing vehicle speed. Depress the accelerator pedal carefully, especially on slippery roads and curves.

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    Reserve Tank
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    To Adjust the Vehicle Speed
    Increase or decrease the vehicle speed using the RES/+/SET/– switch on the steering wheel. • Each time you press the switch up or down, the vehicle speed is increased or decreased by about ...

    SPORT Mode
    To turn the SPORT mode on and off, press the SPORT button. The SPORT mode increases engine performance and handling. This mode is suitable for driving on hills or through curves on mountain ro ...