Toyota Yaris: Dinghy towing (vehicles with a manual transmission) - Driving information - When driving - Toyota Yaris XP130 2010–2021 Owner's ManualToyota Yaris: Dinghy towing (vehicles with a manual transmission)

Your vehicle can be dinghy towed in a forward direction (with 4 wheels on the ground) behind a motor home.

Towing your vehicle with 4 wheels on the ground

Towing your vehicle with 4 wheels on the ground

To prevent damage to your vehicle, perform the following procedures before towing:

Shift the shift lever to N.

Shift the shift lever to N.

Turn the engine switch to the “ACC” position. Ensure that the audio system and

Turn the engine switch to the “ACC” position. Ensure that the audio system and other powered devices are turned off.

Release the parking brake.

Release the parking brake.

After towing, leave the engine in idle for at least 3 minutes before driving the vehicle.

■Necessary equipment and accessories

Specialized equipment and accessories are required for dinghy towing. Contact the service branch of the motor home manufacturer regarding recommended equipment.

NOTICE

■Dinghy towing direction

Do not tow the vehicle backward. Doing so may cause serious damage.

Do not tow the vehicle backward. Doing so may cause serious damage.

■To prevent the steering from locking

Ensure the engine switch is in the “ACC” position.

    Dinghy towing (vehicles with an automatic transmission)
    Your vehicle is not designed to be dinghy towed (with 4 wheels on the ground) behind a motor home. NOTICE To avoid serious damage to your vehicle Do not tow your vehicle with the four wheels on ...

    Interior features
    Air conditioning and audio systems, as well as other interior features for a comfortable driving experience. ...

    See also:

    If the vehicle battery is discharged
    The following procedures may be used to start the engine if the vehicle’s battery is discharged. You can also call your Toyota dealer or qualified repair shop. If you have a set of jumper (or b ...

    Air flow selector settings
    ...

    Precautions for repairing body structure panels
    1. HEAT REPAIR FOR BODY STRUCTURE PANELS Toyota prohibits the use of the heat repair method on body structure panels when repairing a vehicle damaged in a collision. Panels that have high streng ...