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The  lock  sensor  may  not  work  properly  if  it  comes  into  contact  with  ice,
snow, mud, etc. Clean the lock sensor and attempt to operate it again.

A sudden approach to the effective range or door handle may prevent the
doors from being unlocked. In this case, return the door handle to the origi-
nal position and check that the doors unlock before pulling the door handle
again.

If there is another electronic key in the detection area, it may take slightly
longer to unlock the doors after the door handle is gripped.

Fingernails may scrape against the door during operation of the door han-
dle. Be careful not to injure fingernails or damage the surface of the door.

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: This setting can be customized at your Toyota dealer.

When the vehicle is not driven for extended periods

To prevent theft of the vehicle, do not leave the electronic key within 6 ft. (2
m) of the vehicle.

The smart key system can be deactivated in advance. (

P. 491)

Setting the electronic key to battery-saving mode helps to reduce key bat-
tery depletion. (

P. 127)

To operate the system properly
Make sure to carry the electronic key when operating the system. Do not get
the electronic key too close to the vehicle when operating the system from the
outside of the vehicle.
Depending on the position and holding condition of the electronic key, the key
may not be detected correctly and the system may not operate properly. (The
alarm may go off accidentally, or the door lock prevention function may not
operate.)

If the smart key system does not operate properly

Locking and unlocking the doors and opening the trunk: Use the mechanical
key. (

P. 452)

Starting the engine: 

P. 453

Customization
Some functions can be customized. (

P. 491)

If the smart key system has been deactivated in a customized setting

Locking and unlocking the doors and opening the trunk:
Use the wireless remote control or mechanical key. (

P. 115, 121, 452)

Starting the engine and changing engine switch modes: 

P. 453

Stopping the engine: 

P. 174

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Certification for the smart key system

For vehicles sold in the U.S.A.

For vehicles sold in Canada

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WARNING

Caution regarding interference with electronic devices

People  with  implantable  cardiac  pacemakers,  cardiac  resynchronization
therapy-pacemakers or implantable cardioverter defibrillators should keep
away from the smart key system antennas. (

P. 125)

The radio waves may affect the operation of such devices. If necessary,
the entry function can be disabled. Ask your Toyota dealer for details, such
as  the  frequency  of  radio  waves  and  timing  of  the  emitted  radio  waves.
Then, consult your doctor to see if you should disable the entry function.

Users  of  any  electrical  medical  device  other  than  implantable  cardiac
pacemakers,  cardiac  resynchronization  therapy-pacemakers  or  implant-
able  cardioverter  defibrillators  should  consult  the  manufacturer  of  the
device  for  information  about  its  operation  under  the  influence  of  radio
waves.
Radio  waves  could  have  unexpected  effects  on  the  operation  of  such
medical devices.

Ask your Toyota dealer for details for disabling the entry function.

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Seat position adjustment switch
Seatback  angle  adjustment
switch
Seat  cushion  (front)  angle
adjustment switch
Vertical 

height 

adjustment

switch
Lumbar 

support 

firmness

adjustment switch (if equipped)
Lumbar  support  height  adjust-
ment switch (if equipped)

Power easy access system (vehicles with driving position memory)
The driver’s seat and steering wheel move in accordance with engine switch
mode and the driver’s seat belt condition. (

P. 136)

Front seats

Adjustment procedure

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WARNING

When adjusting the seat position

Take care when adjusting the seat position to ensure that other passen-
gers are not injured by the moving seat.

Do not put your hands under the seat or near the moving parts to avoid
injury.
Fingers or hands may become jammed in the seat mechanism.

Make sure to leave enough space around the feet so they do not get stuck.

Seat adjustment

Be careful that the seat does not hit passengers or luggage.

To  reduce  the risk  of sliding  under  the lap  belt during a  collision,  do  not
recline the seat more than necessary.
If the seat is too reclined, the lap belt may slide past the hips and apply
restraint  forces  directly  to  the  abdomen,  or  your  neck  may  contact  the
shoulder belt, increasing the risk of death or serious injury in the event of
an accident.
Adjustments should not be made while driving as the seat may unexpect-
edly move and cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle.

NOTICE

When adjusting a front seat
When  adjusting  a  front  seat,  make  sure  that  the  head  restraint  does  not
contact the headliner. Otherwise, the head restraint and headliner may be
damaged.

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Pull the seatback lever in the trunk
for  the  seatback  you  wish  to  fold
down  and  then  fold  the  seatback
down.

Rear seats

The seatbacks of the rear seats can be folded down.

Folding down the rear seatbacks

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WARNING

When folding the seatbacks down
Observe the following precautions. Failure to do so may result in death or
serious injury.

Do not fold the seatbacks down while driving.

Stop the vehicle on level ground, set the parking brake and shift the shift
lever to P.

Do not allow anyone to sit on a folded seatback or in the trunk while driv-
ing.

Do not allow children to enter the trunk.

When returning the seat to its original position

Ensure that the seat belt does not get caught between or behind the seats.

If the seat belt has been released from its guide, pass the seat belt through
its guide. (

P. 30)

Seat adjustment
Be careful not to get hands or feet pinched between the rear console box
and the rear seat when folding down the rear seatback.

After returning the seatback to the upright position
Observe the following precautions. Failure to do so may result in death or
serious injury.

Make sure the seatback is securely locked by pressing it forward and rear-
ward on the top.

Check that the seat belts are not twisted or caught in the seatback.

Make sure that the seat belt is passed through its guide.

NOTICE

When the right seatback is folded down
Make  sure  the  luggage  loaded  in  the  enlarged  trunk  will  not  damage  the
webbing of the rear center seat belt.

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The seat and steering wheel are automatically adjusted to allow the
driver to enter and exit the vehicle easily.
When  all  of  the  following  have
been  performed, the driver’s seat
and  steering  wheel  are  automati-
cally  adjusted  to  a  position  that
allows driver to enter and exit the
vehicle easily.

• The shift lever has been shifted

to P.

• The  engine  switch  has  been

turned off.

• The driver’s seat belt has been unfastened.

When any of the following has been performed, the driver’s seat and
steering wheel automatically return to their original positions.

• The engine switch has been turned to ACCESSORY mode or IGNI-

TION ON mode.

• The driver’s seat belt has been fastened.

Operation of the power easy access system
When exiting the vehicle, the power easy access system may not operate if
the seat is already close to the rearmost position, etc.

Customization
Some functions can be customized. (

P. 491)

Driving position memory

This  feature  automatically  adjusts  the  driver’s  seat,  steering
wheel and outside rear view mirrors to make entering and exit-
ing the vehicle easier or to suit your preferences.

: If equipped

Power easy access system

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Your preferred driving position (the position of the driver’s seat, steer-
ing wheel and outside rear view mirrors) can be recorded and recalled
by pressing a button.
Two different driving positions can be recorded into memory.

Recording procedure

Check that the shift lever is in P.
Turn the engine switch to IGNITION ON mode.
Adjust  the  driver’s  seat,  steering  wheel,  and  outside  rear  view

mirrors to the desired positions.
While  pressing  the  “SET”
button,  or  within  3  seconds
after  the  “SET”  button  is
pressed,  press  button  “1”  or
“2” until the buzzer sounds.

If  the  selected  button  has
already  been  preset,  the  previ-
ously  recorded  position  will  be
overwritten.

Recall procedure

Check that the shift lever is in P.
Turn the engine switch to IGNITION ON mode.
Press  one  of  the  buttons  for
the driving position you want
to  recall  until  the  buzzer
sounds.

Driving position memory

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To stop the position recall operation part-way through
Perform any of the following operations:

Press the “SET” button.

Press button “1” or “2”.

Operate  any  of  the  seat  adjustment  switches  (only  cancels  seat  position
recall).

Operate the tilt and telescopic steering control switch (only cancels steering
wheel position recall).

Seat positions that can be memorized (

P. 132)

The  adjusted  positions  other  than  the  position  adjusted  by  lumbar  support
switch can be recorded.

Operating  the  driving  position  memory  after  turning  the  engine switch
off
Recorded seat positions can be activated up to 180 seconds after the driver’s
door is opened and another 60 seconds after it is closed again. 

In order to correctly use the driving position memory function
If a seat position is already in the furthest possible position and the seat is
operated in the same direction, the recorded position may be slightly different
when it is recalled.

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Each electronic key can be registered to recall your preferred driving
position.

Registering procedure
Record your driving position to button 1 or 2 before performing the
following: 
Carry only the key you want to register, and then close the driver’s
door.
If 2 or more keys are in the vehicle, the driving position cannot be
recorded properly.

Check that the shift lever is in P.
Turn the engine switch to IGNITION ON mode.
Recall the driving position that you want to record.
While  pressing  the  recalled
button,  press  and  hold  the
door  lock  switch  (either  lock
or  unlock)  until  the  buzzer
sounds.

If the button could not be regis-
tered, the buzzer sounds contin-
uously  for  approximately  3
seconds.

Recall procedure

Make sure that the doors are locked before recalling the driving
position. Carry the electronic key that has been registered to the
driving position, and then unlock and open the driver’s door using
the smart key system or wireless remote control.

The driving position will move to the recorded position (not including the
steering wheel).
If the driving position is in a position that has already been recorded, the
seat and outside rear view mirrors will not move.

Turn the engine switch to ACCESSORY mode or IGNITION ON
mode.

The seat and steering wheel will move to the recorded position.

Memory recall function

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Cancelation procedure
Carry only the key you want to cancel and then close the driver’s
door.
If 2 or more keys are in the vehicle, the driving position cannot be
canceled properly.

Turn the engine switch to IGNITION ON mode.
While  pressing  the  “SET”  button,  press  and  hold  the  door  lock
switch (either lock or unlock) until the buzzer sounds twice.

If  it  button  could  not  be  canceled,  the  buzzer  sounds  continuously  for
approximately 3 seconds.

Recalling the driving position using the memory recall function

Different driving positions can be registered for each electronic key. There-
fore, the driving position that is recalled may be different depending on the
key being carried.

If a door other than the driver’s door is unlocked with the smart key system,
the driving position cannot be recalled. In this case, press the driving posi-
tion button which has been set.

Customization
Some functions can be customized. (

P. 491)

WARNING

Seat adjustment caution
Take care during seat adjustment so that the seat does not strike the rear
passenger or squeeze your body against the steering wheel.

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Front seats and rear outboard seats

Up

Pull the head restraint up.

Down

Push the head restraint down while
pressing the lock release button.

Rear center seat

Head restraints cannot be adjusted or removed.

Removing the head restraints

Head restraints

Head restraints are provided for all seats.

Lock release button

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Pull  the  head  restraint  up  while  pressing
the lock release button.
If  the  head  restraint  touches  the  ceiling,
making  the  removal  difficult,  change  the
seat  back  angle  or,  if  possible,  the  seat
height. (

P. 132, 134)

Lock 
release 
button

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Installing the head restraints

Front seats

Rear outboard seats

Adjusting the height of the head restraints

Align  the  head  restraint  with  the  installa-
tion  holes  and  push  it  down  to  the  lock
position.
Press  and  hold  the  lock  release  button
when lowering the head restraint.

Align  the  head  restraint  with  the  installa-
tion holes and push it down to the lowest
lock  position  while  pressing  the  lock
release button.

Make  sure  that  the  head  restraints  are
adjusted  so  that  the  center  of  the  head
restraint is closest to the top of your ears.

WARNING

Head restraint precautions
Observe the following precautions regarding the head restraints. Failure to
do so may result in death or serious injury.

Use the head restraints designed for each respective seat.

Adjust the head restraints to the correct position at all times.

After  adjusting  the  head  restraints,  push  down  on  them  and  make  sure
they are locked in position.

Do not drive with the head restraints removed.
(However, if a head restraint interferes with installation of a child restraint
system,  the  head  restraint  can  be  removed  to  accommodate  the  child
restraint system: 

P. 54)

Lock release 
button

Lock release 
button

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3-4. Adjusting the steering wheel and mirrors

Manual type

Hold  the  steering  wheel  and
push the lever down.

Adjust  to  the  ideal  position  by
moving the steering wheel hori-
zontally and vertically.

After  adjustment,  pull  the  lever  up
to secure the steering wheel.

Power type

Operating the switch moves the steering wheel in the following direc-
tions:

Up
Down
Toward the driver
Away from the driver

Steering wheel

Adjustment procedure

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To  sound  the  horn,  press  on  or
close to the 

 mark.

The steering wheel can be adjusted when (power type)
The engine switch is in ACCESSORY or IGNITION ON mode.

Automatic  adjustment  of  the  steering  position  (vehicles  with  driving
position memory)
A desired steering position can be entered to memory and recalled automati-
cally by the driving position memory system. (

P. 136)

Power easy access system (vehicles with driving position memory)
The steering wheel and driver’s seat move in accordance with engine switch
mode and the driver’s seat belt condition. (

P. 491)

Horn

WARNING

Caution while driving
Do not adjust the steering wheel while driving. 
Doing so may cause the driver to mishandle the vehicle and cause an acci-
dent, resulting in death or serious injury.

After adjusting the steering wheel (manual type)
Make sure that the steering wheel is securely locked. 
Otherwise,  the  steering  wheel  may  move  suddenly,  possibly  causing  an
accident,  and  resulting  in  death  or  serious  injury. Also,  the  horn  may  not
sound if the steering wheel is not securely locked.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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