Toyota Highlander HV 2009 Owners Manual

Driving the vehicle

Driving the vehicle

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2-1. Driving procedures
Driving the vehicle
The following procedures should be observed to ensure safe driv-
ing.
Starting the hybrid system
P. 178
Driving
With the brake pedal depressed, shift the shift lever to D.
(
P. 184)
Release the parking brake.
(
P. 187)
Gradually release the brake pedal and gently depress the
accelerator pedal to accelerate the vehicle.
Stopping
With the shift lever in D, depress the brake pedal.
If necessary, set the parking brake.
When the vehicle is stopped for an extended period of time, shift
the shift lever to P.
(
P. 184)
Parking the vehicle
With the shift lever in D, depress the brake pedal.
Set the parking brake.
(
P. 187)
Shift the shift lever to P.
(
P. 184)
When parking on a hill, if necessary, block the wheels.
Press the “POWER” switch to stop the hybrid system.
Lock the door, making sure that you have the key on your
person.
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