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Locking and Unlocking the Doors

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Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside

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Locking the doors and trunk (Walk 
away auto lock

®

)

When you walk away from the vehicle with all 
doors closed while carrying the remote key, 
the doors will automatically lock.
The auto lock function activates when all 
doors are closed, and the remote key is within 
about 5 feet (1.5 m) radius of the outside door 
handle or trunk release button.
Exit vehicle while carrying the remote key and 
close door(s).

1.

While within about 5 feet (1.5 m) radius of 
the vehicle.

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The beeper sounds; the auto lock 
function will be activated.

2.

Carry the remote key beyond about 5 feet 
(1.5 m) from the vehicle and remain outside 
this range for 2 or more seconds.

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Some exterior lights flash; the beeper 
sounds; all doors will then lock.

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Locking the doors and trunk (Walk away auto lock

®

)

The auto lock function is set to OFF as the factory 
default setting. The auto lock function can be set to 
ON using the audio/information screen or driver 
information interface.
If you set the auto lock function to ON using the 
audio/information screen or driver information 
interface, only the remote transmitter that was used 
to unlock the driver’s door prior to the setting change 
can activate auto lock.

2

Settings

 P. 126

2

Customized Features

 P. 363

After the auto lock function has been activated, 
when you stay within the locking/unlocking 
operation range, the indicator on the remote key will 
continue to flash until the doors are locked.

When you stay beside the vehicle within the 
operation range, the doors will automatically lock 
approximately 30 seconds after the auto lock 
function activating beeper sounds.

When you open a door after the auto lock function 
activating beeper sounds, the auto lock function will 
be delayed until all doors are closed.

Under the following circumstances, the auto-lock 
function will not activate:

The remote key is inside the vehicle.

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The beeper will not sound.

The remote key is taken out of its operational range 
before all the doors are closed.

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The beeper will sound.

The activation range of 
the auto lock function is 
about 5 feet (1.5 m)

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To temporarily deactivate the function:

1.

Set the power mode to OFF.

2.

Open the driver’s door.

3.

Using the master door lock switch, operate 
the lock as follows:
Lock  

Unlock  

Lock  

Unlock.

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The beeper sounds and the function is 
deactivated.

To restore the function:

Set the power mode to ON.

Lock the vehicle without using the auto lock 
function.

With the remote key on you, move out of 
the auto lock function operation range.

Open any door.

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Locking the doors and trunk (Walk away auto lock

®

)

The auto lock function does not operate when any of 
the following conditions are met.

The remote key is inside the vehicle.

A door or the hood is not closed.

The power mode is set to any mode other than 
OFF.

The remote key is not located within a radius of 
about 5 feet (1.5 m) from the vehicle when you get 
out of the vehicle and close the doors.

Auto lock function operation stop beeper

After the auto lock function has been activated, the 
auto lock operation stop beeper sounds for 
approximately two seconds in the following cases.

The remote key is put inside the vehicle through a 
window.

You are located too close to the vehicle.

The remote key is put inside the trunk.

If the warning beeper sounds, check that you are 
carrying the remote key. Then, open/close a door and 
confirm the auto lock activation beeper sounds once.

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Locking the doors

Press the lock button.

Once:

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Some exterior lights flash, all the doors 
and fuel fill door lock, and the security 
system sets.

Twice (within five seconds after the first 
push):

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Some exterior lights flash, the beeper 
sounds, and verifies the security system is 
set.

Unlocking the doors

Press the unlock button.

Once:

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Some exterior lights flash twice, and the 
driver’s door and fuel fill door unlock.

Twice:

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The remaining doors unlock.

Using the Remote Transmitter

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Using the Remote Transmitter

If you do not open a door within 30 seconds of 
unlocking the vehicle with the remote transmitter, 
the doors will automatically relock.

You can lock or unlock doors using the remote 
transmitter only when the power mode is in VEHICLE 
OFF.

The remote transmitter uses low-power signals, so 
the operating range may vary depending on the 
surroundings.

The remote will not lock the vehicle when a door is 
open.

If the distance at which the remote transmitter works 
varies, the battery is probably low.
If the LED does not come on when you press a 
button, the battery is dead.

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Replacing the Remote Battery

 P. 629

You can customize the door unlock mode setting.

2

Settings

 P. 126

2

Customized Features

 P. 363

LED

Unlock Button

Lock Button

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If the unlock button of the remote key does not work, use the built-in key instead. 
The keyhole is on the back of the door handle.

Insert the built-in key into the key cylinder 
from below the handle and then turn it.

Unlocking the Doors Using a Key

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Unlocking the Doors Using a Key

When unlocking, the driver’s door unlocks first. Turn 
the key a second time within a few seconds to unlock 
the remaining doors.

You can customize the door unlock mode setting.

2

Settings

 P. 126

2

Customized Features

 P. 363

If the lock button of the remote key does not work, 
refer to the following.

2

Locking a Door Without Using a Key

 P. 165

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If you do not have the key on you, or if for some reason you cannot lock a door using 
the key, you can lock the door without it.

Locking the front door

Push the lock tab forward 

a

 or push the 

master door lock switch in the lock direction 

b

, and close the door.

Locking the rear doors

Push the lock tab forward and close the door.

Lockout protection function

If the vehicle cannot detect the remote key, 
lockout protection activates.

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A beeper sounds, some exterior lights 
flash, the doors unlock, and a message 
appears on the driver information 
interface.

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This allows you to open a door in case 
the remote key is still inside the vehicle.

If you do not open a door, all doors relock 
after 15 seconds.

To avoid non-detection, make sure to keep 
the remote key away from cell phones and 
other devices that may cause signal 
interference.

Locking a Door Without Using a Key

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Locking a Door Without Using a Key

When you lock the driver’s door, all the other doors 
and fuel fill door lock at the same time.

Before locking a door, make sure that the key is not 
inside the vehicle.

You can change the lockout protection operation 
setting.

2

Settings

 P. 126

2

Customized Features

 P. 363

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Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Inside

Locking a door

Push the lock tab forward.

Unlocking a door

Pull the lock tab rearward.

Using the Lock Tab

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Using the Lock Tab

When you lock the door using the lock tab on the 
driver’s door, all of the other doors and fuel fill door 
lock at the same time.
When you unlock the door using the lock tab on the 
driver’s door, only the driver’s door and fuel fill door 
will unlock.

To unlock

Lock Tab

To lock

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Pull the front door inner handle.

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The door unlocks and opens in one 
motion.

Unlocking and opening the driver’s door from the inner handle unlocks all the other 
doors.

To avoid all the doors unlocking, use the lock tab on the driver’s door to unlock, 
then lock again before opening the door.

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This setting works for one time only.
If you do not want all the doors to be unlocked all the time, customize the 

Auto Door Unlock

*1

/

Auto door unlock

*2

 setting to 

OFF

 using the driver 

information interface or audio/information screen.

2

Settings

 P. 126

2

Customized Features

 P. 363

*1 : Models with Display Audio
*2 : Models with color audio system

Unlocking Using the Front Door Inner Handle

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Unlocking Using the Front Door Inner Handle

The front door inner handles are designed to allow 
front seat occupants to open the door in one motion. 
However, this feature requires that front seat 
occupants never pull a front door inner handle while 
the vehicle is in motion.

Children should always ride in a rear seat where 
childproof door locks are provided.

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Childproof Door Locks

 P. 168

Inner Handle

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Press the master door lock switch in as shown 
to lock or unlock all doors and fuel fill door.

Childproof Door Locks

The childproof door locks prevent the rear doors from being opened from the inside 
regardless of the position of the lock tab.

Slide the lever in the rear door to the lock 
position, and close the door.

When opening the door

Open the door using the outside door handle.

Using the Master Door Lock Switch

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Using the Master Door Lock Switch

When you lock/unlock either of the front doors using 
the master lock switch, all the other doors and fuel fill 
door lock/unlock at the same time.

To unlock

Master Door

Lock Switch

To lock

Setting the Childproof Door Locks

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Childproof Door Locks

To open the door from the inside when the 
childproof door lock is on, put the lock tab in the 
unlock position, lower the rear window, put your 
hand out of the window, and pull the outside door 
handle.

Lock

Unlock

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Auto Door Locking/Unlocking

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Auto Door Locking/Unlocking

Your vehicle locks or unlocks all doors automatically when a certain condition is met.

Drive lock mode

All doors lock when the vehicle’s speed reaches about 10 mph (15 km/h).

Driver’s door open mode

All doors unlock when the driver’s door is opened.

Auto Door Locking

Auto Door Unlocking

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Auto Door Locking/Unlocking

You can turn off or change to another auto door 
locking/unlocking setting using the driver 
information interface or audio/information screen.

2

Settings

 P. 126

2

Customized Features

 P. 363

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Opening and Closing the Trunk

Precautions for Opening/Closing the Trunk

Opening the trunk

Open the trunk all the way.

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If it is not fully opened, the trunk lid may begin to close under its own weight.

Closing the trunk

Keep the trunk lid closed while driving to:

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Avoid possible damage.

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Prevent exhaust gas from leaking into the vehicle.

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Exhaust Gas Hazard

 P. 84

Using the Trunk Opener

Press and hold the trunk opener on the 
driver’s door to unlock and open the trunk.

2

If You Cannot Open the Trunk

 P. 672

Models without self opening trunk lid

All models

Trunk Opener

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Using the Trunk Release Button

*

Push up the release button on the trunk lid 
after the doors are unlocked.

2

If You Cannot Open the Trunk

 P. 672

Even if the trunk is locked, you can open the 
trunk if you carry the remote key.

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Some exterior lights flash twice and the 
beeper sounds once.

Using the Remote Transmitter

Press the trunk release button for 
approximately one second to unlock and open 
the trunk.

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Using the Trunk Release Button

*

If you forget the remote key inside, the beeper will 
sound and the trunk will not close.

A person who is not carrying the remote key can 
unlock the trunk if a person who is carrying it is 
within range.

If the beeper sounds after you close the trunk, 
move the remote key away from the trunk and 
close again.

The remote key may not operate if it is too close to 
the trunk.

Trunk Release Button

1

Using the Remote Transmitter

If the driver's door is locked, the trunk will 
automatically lock when you close it. Otherwise, you 
will have to lock it manually.

Trunk Release Button

* Not available on all models

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Emergency Trunk Opener

The trunk release lever allows you to open the 
trunk from inside for your safety.

Slide the release lever in the direction of the 
arrow.

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Emergency Trunk Opener

Parents should decide if their children should be 
shown how to use this feature.

Lever

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Security System

Immobilizer System

This system prevents a key that has not been pre-registered from starting the 
engine.

Pay attention to the following when pressing the 

ENGINE START/STOP

 button:

Do not allow objects that emit strong radio waves near the 

ENGINE START/

STOP

 button.

Make sure the key is not covered by or touching a metal object.

Do not bring a key from another vehicle’s immobilizer system near the 

ENGINE 

START/STOP

 button.

Do not put the key near magnetic items. Electronic devices, such as televisions 
and audio systems emit strong magnetic fields. Note that even a key chain can 
become magnetic.

Security System Alarm

The security system alarm activates when the trunk, hood or doors are forcibly 
opened. The alarm does not activate if the trunk or doors are opened with the key, 
remote transmitter or keyless access system

*

.

However, the alarm activates if a door is opened with the key and then the 
transmission is taken out of 

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 or the hood is opened before the power mode is in 

ON.

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Immobilizer System

NOTICE

Leaving the key in the vehicle can result in theft or 
accidental movement of the vehicle. 
Always take the key with you whenever you leave the 
vehicle unattended.

Do not alter the system or add other devices to it.
Doing so may damage the system and make your 
vehicle inoperable.

Apply and hold the brake pedal before turning the 
vehicle on the first time after the battery has been 
disconnected.

Canadian models

1

Security System Alarm

Do not alter the system or add other devices to it. 
Doing so may damage the system and make your 
vehicle inoperable.

The security system alarm continues for a maximum 
of two minutes until the security system alarm 
deactivates.

* Not available on all models

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When the security system alarm activates

The horn sounds intermittently, and some exterior lights flash.

To deactivate the security system alarm

Unlock the vehicle using the key, remote transmitter or keyless access system

*

, or 

power mode is in ON. The system, along with the horn and flashing lights, is 
deactivated.

Setting the security system alarm

The security system alarm automatically sets when the following conditions have 
been met:

The power mode is set to VEHICLE OFF (LOCK).

The hood is closed.

All doors and trunk are locked from outside with the remote transmitter, or 
keyless access system

*

.

When the security system alarm sets

The security system alarm indicator in the instrument panel blinks and the blinking 
interval changes after about 15 seconds.

To cancel the security system alarm

The security system is canceled when the vehicle is unlocked using the remote 
transmitter or keyless access system

*

, or when the power mode is set to ON. The 

security system alarm indicator goes off at the same time.

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Security System Alarm

Do not set the security system alarm when someone 
is in the vehicle or a window is open. The system can 
accidentally activate when:

Unlocking the door with the lock tab.

Opening the trunk with the trunk opener on the 
driver’s door or the emergency trunk opener.

Opening the hood with the hood release.

Taking the transmission out of 

(

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.

If the battery goes dead after you have set the 
security system alarm, the security alarm may activate 
once the battery is recharged or replaced.
If this occurs, deactivate the security system alarm by 
unlocking a door using the remote transmitter or 
keyless access system

*

.

* Not available on all models

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The panic button on the remote 
transmitter

If you press the panic button for 
approximately one second, the following will 
occur for about 30 seconds:

The horn sounds.

Some exterior lights flash.

Canceling panic mode

Press any button on the remote transmitter.

Set the power mode to ON.

Panic Mode

Panic Button

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Windows

Opening/Closing the Power Windows

The power windows can be opened and closed when the power mode is in ON, 
using the switches on the doors.

The driver’s side switches can be used to open and close all the windows. The power 
window lock button on the driver’s side must be switched off (indicator off) to open 
and close the windows from anywhere other than the driver’s seat.

When the power window lock button is pressed, the indicator comes on and you 
can only operate the driver’s window. Turn the power window lock button on if a 
child is in the vehicle.

Manual operation

To open: 

Push the switch down lightly, and 

hold it until the desired position is reached.

To close: 

Pull the switch up lightly, and hold it 

until the desired position is reached.

Automatic operation

To open: 

Push the switch down firmly.

To close: 

Pull the switch up firmly.

The window opens or closes completely. To 
stop the window at any time, push or pull the 
switch briefly.

Opening/Closing the Windows with Auto-Open/Close Function

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Opening/Closing the Power Windows

The power windows can be operated for up to 10 
minutes after you set the power mode to VEHICLE 
OFF.
Opening either front door cancels this function.

Auto Reverse

If a power window senses resistance when closing 
automatically, it will stop closing and reverse 
direction.

The driver’s window auto reverse function is disabled 
when you continuously pull up the switch.

The auto reverse function stops sensing when the 
window is almost closed to ensure that it fully closes.

3

WARNING

Closing a power window on someone’s 
hands or fingers can cause serious injury.

Make sure your passengers are away from 
the windows before closing them.

Power Window 
Lock Button

Indicator

Driver’s 
Window 
Switch

Front Passenger’s 
Window Switch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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