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Toyota Tacoma Owners Manual: Automatic transmission

Select a shift position appropriate for the driving conditions.

■ Shifting the shift lever

5-speed models

While the engine switch is on, depress

the brake pedal and move the shift lever. While the engine switch is on, depress the brake pedal and move the shift lever.

4-speed models

While the engine switch is on, depress

the brake pedal and move the shift lever. While the engine switch is on, depress the brake pedal and move the shift lever.

■ Shift position uses

*: To improve fuel consumption and reduce noises, set the shift lever in D for

*: To improve fuel consumption and reduce noises, set the shift lever in D for normal driving.

■Downshifting restrictions

The shift lever cannot be downshifted if the following speeds are exceeded.

2WD models

4WD models

4WD models

■When driving with the cruise control system (if equipped)

■When driving with the cruise control system (if equipped)

The engine brake will not operate when downshifting from D to 4 (5-speed models) or 3 (4-speed models).

■If the shift lever cannot be shifted from P

■AI-SHIFT

AI-SHIFT automatically selects the suitable gear according to driver performance and driving conditions.

AI-SHIFT automatically operates when the shift lever is in the D position.

The engine speed may remain high after releasing the accelerator pedal.

This does not indicate a malfunction.

Engine (ignition) switch
■ Engine switch LOCK The steering wheel is locked and the key can be removed. (Vehicles with an automatic transmission: The key can be removed only when the shift lever is in P.) ACC ...

Manual transmission
■ Shifting the shift lever 6-speed models Fully depress the clutch pedal before operating the shift lever, and then release it slowly. 5-speed models Fully depress the clutch pedal b ...

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