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TRIGGERING AN AUTO START

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).