SPORT mode is used when power is needed for rapid acceleration or for uphill driving. To select this mode, move the select lever from the “D” position to the manual gate.
When selected, the SPORT mode indicator light on the combination meter will illuminate.
To deselect SPORT mode, move the select lever to the “D” position or select manual mode.
To subsequently reselect SPORT mode, move the select lever to the “D” position and from there to the manual gate.
In this mode, the transmission shifts up at higher vehicle speeds and shifts down more responsively than in normal mode.
Driving tips for AWD models
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Locking and unlocking from the outside
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Stopping the engine
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