Selector lever positions (Main gate)Selector lever positions (Main gate)  - Automatic transmission INVECS-III Sports Mode 6CVT (Intelligent & Innovative 
Vehicle Electronic Control System III) - Starting and driving - Mitsubishi Lancer Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Lancer

“P” PARK

This position locks the transmission to prevent the vehicle from moving. The engine can be started in this position.

“R” REVERSE

This position is to back up.

► Never shift into the “P” (PARK) or “R” (REVERSE) position while the vehicle Caution

► Never shift into the “P” (PARK) or “R” (REVERSE) position while the vehicle is in motion to avoid transmission damage.

“N” NEUTRAL

At this position the transmission is disengaged. It is the same as the neutral position on a M/T, and should only be used when the vehicle is stationary for an extended length of time during driving, such as in a traffic jam.

► Never move the selector lever to the “N” (NEUTRAL) position while driving. Warning

► Never move the selector lever to the “N” (NEUTRAL) position while driving. A serious accident could occur since you could accidentally move the lever into the “P” (PARK) or “R” (REVERSE) position or you will lose engine braking.
► On a gradient the engine should be started in the “P” (PARK) position, not in the “N” (NEUTRAL) position.
► Always keep your right foot on the brake pedal when shifting into or out of “N” (NEUTRAL), to minimize the risk of loss of control.

“D” DRIVE

This position is for normal driving. The transmission automatically selects a suitable gear ratio for your speed and acceleration.

Engine braking is automatically applied when necessary, depending on road conditions.

► Never shift into the “D” (DRIVE) position from the “R” (REVERSE) position Caution

► Never shift into the “D” (DRIVE) position from the “R” (REVERSE) position while the vehicle is in motion to avoid transmission damage.

    See also:

    Warning for obstacles
    If there is an obstacle behind the vehicle, a warning will be issued with the information screen in the multi-information display and a warning buzzer. 1- Corner sensor (left) 2- Back sensor 3- ...

    ASC warning display
    If an abnormal condition occurs in the system, the following display/indicator will turn on. - ASC indicator - ASC OFF display/ASC OFF indicator Note ► The combination of items shown on ...

    Turn-signal indication lamps/ Hazard warning indication lamps
    These indication lamps blink in the following situations. ► When the turn-signal lever is moved to activate a turn-signal lamp. Refer to “Turn-signal lever”. ► When the hazard war ...