Vehicle load limits

Vehicle load limits include total load capacity, seating capacity, towing capacity and cargo capacity. Follow the load limits shown below. Total load capacity and seating capacity are also described on the tire and loading information label. For location of the tire and loading information label, see "Checking tire inflation pressure" on page 274.

Total load capacity:

383 kg (845 lb.) Total load capacity means combined weight of occupants, cargo and luggage. Tongue load is included when trailer towing.

Seating capacity:

Total 5 (Front 2, Rear 3) Seating capacity means the maximum number of occupants whose estimated average weight is 68 kg (150 lb.) per person. Depending on the weight of each person, the seating capacity given may exceed the total load capacity.


Even if the number of occupants are within the seating capacity, do not exceed the total load capacity.

Towing capacity (except for Canada):

Toyota does not recommend towing a trailer with your vehicle. Your vehicle is not designed for trailer towing.

Towing capacity (for Canada):

318 kg (700 lb.) Towing capacity means the maximum gross trailer weight (trailer weight plus its cargo weight) that your vehicle is able to tow.

Cargo capacity

Cargo capacity may increase or decrease depending on the size (weight) and the number of occupants. For details, see "Capacity and distribution" that follows.


Do not apply the load more than each load limit. That may cause not only damage to the tires, but also deterioration to the steering ability and braking ability, which may cause an accident.

Cargo and luggage—

—Stowage precautions

When stowing cargo and luggage in the vehicle, observe the following:

• Put cargo and luggage in the luggage compartment when at all possible. Be sure all items are secured in place.

• Be careful to keep the vehicle balanced. Locating the weight as far forward as possible helps maintain the balance.

• For better fuel economy, do not carry unneeded weight.


• To prevent cargo and luggage from sliding forward during braking, do not stack anything in the luggage compartment higher than the seatbacks. Keep cargo and luggage low, as close to the floor as possible.

• Never allow anyone to ride in the luggage compartment. It is not designed for passengers. They should ride in their seats with their seat belts properly fastened. Otherwise, they are much more likely to suffer serious bodily injury, in the event of sudden braking or a collision.

• Do not place anything on the luggage cover. Such items may be thrown about and possibly injure people in the vehicle during sudden braking or an accident. Secure all items in a safe place.

• Do not drive with objects left on top of the instrument panel. They may interfere with the driver's field of view. Or they may move during sharp vehicle acceleration or turning, and impair the driver's control of the vehicle. In an accident they may injure the vehicle occupants.


Do not load the vehicle beyond the vehicle capacity weight given in Section 8.

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