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(b) Normal driving

1. Start the engine as instructed in "How to start the engine" on page 306 in Section 3. The transmission must be in "P" or "N".

2. With your foot holding down the brake pedal, shift the selector lever to "D".

When the lever is in the "D" position, the automatic transmission system will select the most suitable gear for running conditions such as normal cruising, hill climbing, hard towing, etc.

Always use the "D" position for better fuel economy and quieter driving. If the engine coolant temperature is low, the transmission will not shift into the overdrive gear even in the "D" position.

(c) Using engine braking

To use engine braking, you can downshift the transmission as follows:

• Shift into the "3" position. The transmission will downshift to third gear when the vehicle speed drops down to or lower than the following speed, and stronger engine braking will be enabled.

Two- wheel drive models

173 km/h (108 mph) Four-wheel drive models 164 km/h (102 mph)

• Shift into the "2" position. The transmission will downshift to second gear when the vehicle speed drops down to or lower than the following speed, and stronger engine braking will be enabled.

Two- wheel drive models

113 km/h (70 mph) Four- wheel drive models 107 km/h (66 mph)

• Shift into the "L" mission will dow when the vehicle or lower than the maximum engine abled.

Two- wheel drive

When the cruise co even if you downsh engine braking will cause the cruise con

For ways to decreas see "Cruise control" Section.

3. Release the parking brake and brake pedal. Depress the accelerator pedal slowly for smooth starting.

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Be careful when slippery surface. could cause the spin.

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