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To park the vehicle, fully engage the parking brake, and then move the gearshift lever to 1st or “R” (Reverse) position for vehicles equipped with M/T, or set the selector lever to “P” (PARK) position for vehicles equipped with CVT.

Parking on a hill

To prevent the vehicle from rolling, follow these procedures

Parking on a downhill slope

Turn the front wheels towards the kerb and move the vehicle forward until the kerb side wheel gently touches the kerb.

On vehicles equipped with M/T, apply the parking brake and place the gearshift lever into the “R” (Reverse) position.

On vehicles equipped with CVT, apply the parking brake and place the selector lever into the “P” (PARK) position.

If necessary, apply chocks to wheels.

Parking on an uphill slope

Turn the front wheels away from the kerb and move the vehicle back until the kerb side wheel gently touches the kerb.

On vehicles equipped with M/T, apply the parking brake and place the gearshift lever into the 1st position.

On vehicles equipped with CVT, apply the parking brake and place the selector lever into the “P” (PARK) position.

If necessary, apply chocks to wheels.

• If your vehicle is equipped with CVT, be sure to apply the parking brake before NOTE

• If your vehicle is equipped with CVT, be sure to apply the parking brake before moving selector lever to the “P” (PARK) position.

If you move the selector lever to the “P” (PARK) position before applying the parking brake, it may be difficult to disengage the selector lever from the “P” (PARK) position when next you drive the vehicle, requiring application of a strong force to the selector lever to move from the “P” (PARK) position.

Parking with the engine running

Never leave the engine running while you take a short sleep/rest. Also, never leave the engine running in a closed or poorly ventilated place.

• Leaving the engine running risks injury or death from accidentally moving WARNING

• Leaving the engine running risks injury or death from accidentally moving the gearshift lever (M/T) or the selector lever (CVT) or the accumulation of toxic exhaust fumes on the passenger compartment.

Where you park

• Do not park your vehicle in areas where combustible materials such as dry WARNING

• Do not park your vehicle in areas where combustible materials such as dry grass or leaves can come in contact with a hot exhaust, since a fire could occur.

Do not keep the steering wheel fully turned for a long time

More effort could be required to turn the steering wheel.

Refer to “Electric power steering system (EPS)”.

When leaving the vehicle

Always carry the key and lock all doors and the tailgate when leaving the vehicle unattended.

Always try to park your vehicle in a well lit area.

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