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. Check engine oil with every

refueling and add if necessary. Oil and fuel consumption may be

higher than normal during the first 2 400 km (1,500 mi).

. To break in new tires, drive at

moderate speeds and avoid hard cornering for the first

300 km (200 mi). New tires do not have maximum traction and may

tend to slip.

. New brake linings also need a breakin period. Avoid making hard stops during the first

300 km (200 mi). This is

recommended every time brake linings are replaced.

Ignition Positions


The vehicle has an electronic keyless ignition with pushbutton start.

The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)

transmitter must be in the vehicle for the system to operate. If the

pushbutton start is not working, the vehicle may be near a strong radio

antenna signal causing interference to the Keyless Access system. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation

0 35.

To shift out of P (Park), the ignition must be on or in ACC/ACCESSORY,

and the brake pedal must be applied.

Stopping the Engine/OFF (No

Indicator Lights) : When the vehicle is stopped, press ENGINE START/

STOP once to turn the engine off.

If the vehicle is in P (Park), the

ignition will turn off, and Retained Accessory Power (RAP) will remain

active. See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) 0 222.

If the vehicle is not in P (Park), the ignition will return to ACC/

ACCESSORY and display a message in the Driver Information Center (DIC). When the vehicle is shifted into

P (Park), the ignition will turn off.

Do not turn the engine off when the vehicle is moving. This will cause a

loss of power assist in the brake and steering systems and disable the


If the vehicle must be shut off in an emergency:

1. Brake using a firm and steady pressure. Do not pump the

brakes repeatedly. This may

deplete power assist, requiring increased brake pedal force.