Rocking the vehicle

If you must rock the vehicle to free it from snow, sand, or mud, depress the accelerator pedal slightly and move the shift lever/select lever back and forth between 1/D and R repeatedly. Do not race the engine. For the best possible traction, avoid spinning the wheels when trying to free the vehicle.

When the road surface is extremely slippery, you can obtain better traction by starting the vehicle with the transmission in 2nd than 1st (for MT, AT and CVT).

For information on holding the transmission in 2nd position, refer to Selection of manual mode F7-22.

    See also:

    Front seatbelts
    1. Adjust the seat position according to the following procedure. Drivers seat: Adjust the seatback to the upright position. Move the seat as far from the steering wheel as practical while sti ...

    Tires
    *1: This torque is equivalent to applying approximately 88 to 110 lbf (40 to 50 kgf) at the end of the wheel nut wrench. If you have tightened the wheel nuts by yourself, have the tightening tor ...

    Stereo indicator
    The stereo indicator ST will illuminate when an FM stereo broadcast is received. ...