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To trigger an auto start on vehicles with an automatic transmission, release the brake pedal with Drive (D) or Sport (S) selected.

To trigger an auto start on vehicles with a manual transmission, fully press the clutch pedal before selecting a gear.

The engine also restarts if one of the following occurs:

  • The auto stop/start system is deactivated.

  • Reverse (R) gear is selected.

  • Demand from the climate control system increases.

  • The vehicle begins to move.

  • The vehicle's battery charge becomes low.

  • The accelerator pedal is pressed (automatic transmission vehicles only).

  • A gearshift paddle is used to select a gear (automatic transmission vehicles only).