Toyota Tacoma manuals

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 ...

Other materials:

Driving the vehicle
The following procedures should be observed to ensure safe driving. ■ Starting the engine ■ Driving Automatic transmission With the brake pedal depressed, shift the shift lever to D. Release the parking brake. Gradually release the brake pedal and gently depress the acceler ...

Air conditioning system
Adjusting the settings ■ Adjusting the temperature setting Turn the temperature control dial clockwise (warm) or counterclockwise (cool). If is not pressed, the system will blow ambient temperature air or heated air. For quick cooling, turn the temperature control dial to the MAX A/C ...

Vehicle data recordings
Your Toyota is equipped with several sophisticated computers that will record certain data, such as: Х Engine speed Х Accelerator status Х Brake status Х Vehicle speed Х Shift position (except manual transmission) The recorded data varies according to the vehicle grade level and options with ...

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