Parking (Manual Transmission)

Before getting out of the vehicle, place the shift lever in R (Reverse) and firmly apply the parking brake.

For vehicles with the key access ignition, turn the ignition key to OFF/LOCK, and remove the key.

See Ignition Positions (Key Access) or Ignition Positions (Keyless Access) for more information.

For vehicles with the keyless access ignition, turn the ignition to LOCK/OFF and remove the keyless access transmitter.

If towing a trailer, see Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips.

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