Toyota Yaris: Manual transmission - Ignition switch, Transmission and Parking brake - Toyota Yaris XP90 2005–2010 Owner's ManualToyota Yaris: Manual transmission

The shift pattern is conventional as shown above.

The shift pattern is conventional as shown above.

Press the clutch pedal down fully while shifting, and then release it slowly. Do not rest your foot on the pedal while driving, because it will cause clutch trouble. Do not use the clutch to hold the vehicle when stopped on an uphill grade—use the parking brake.

Recommended shifting speeds

The transmission is fully synchronized and upshifting or downshifting is easy.

For the best compromise between fuel economy and vehicle performance, you should upshift or downshift at the following speeds:

Low altitude.

—1219 m (4000 ft.) or lower gear km/h (mph).

1 to 2 or 2 to 1 24 (15).

2 to 3 or 3 to 2 40 (25).

3 to 4 or 4 to 3 64 (40).

4 to 5 / 5 to 4 72/64 (45/40).

High altitude.

—Higher than 1219 m (4000 ft.).

Upshifting.

gear km/h (mph).

1 to 2 24 (15).

2 to 3 64 (40).

3 to 4 75 (47).

4 to 5 87 (54).

Downshifting.

gear km/h (mph).

2 to 1 24 (15).

3 to 2 40 (25).

4 to 3 64 (40).

5 to 4 64 (40).

Downshift to the appropriate gear if acceleration is needed when you are cruising below the above downshifting speeds.

Upshifting too soon or downshifting too late will cause lugging, and possibly pinging.

Regularly revving the engine to maximum speed in each gear will cause excessive engine wear and high fuel consumption.

Maximum allowable speeds

To get on a highway or to pass slower traffic, maximum acceleration may be necessary.

Make sure you observe the following maximum allowable speeds in each gear: gear km/h (mph).

1 51 (31).

2 95 (59).

3 139 (86).

NOTICE.

Do not downshift if you are going faster than the maximum allowable speed for the next lower gear.

Good driving practice

- If it is difficult to shift into reverse, put the transmission in neutral, release the clutch pedal momentarily, and then try again.

- When towing a trailer, in order to maintain engine braking efficiency, do not use fifth gear.

CAUTION.

Be careful when downshifting on a slippery surface. Abrupt shifting could cause the vehicle to skid or spin.

NOTICE.

Do not use any gears other than first gear when starting off and moving forward. Doing so may damage the clutch.

Make sure the vehicle is completely stopped before shifting into reverse.

    Automatic transmission
    Your automatic transmission has a shift lock system to minimize the possibility of incorrect operation. This means you can only shift out of “P” position when the brake pedal is depressed (w ...

    Parking brake
    Type A Type B When parking, firmly apply the parking brake to avoid inadvertent creeping. To set: Pull up the lever. For better holding power, first depress the brake pedal and hold it ...

    See also:

    Wireless remote control
    The wireless remote control can be used to lock and unlock the vehicle. Type A Locks all the doors Sounds the alarm (press and hold) Unlocks all the doors Pressing the button unlocks the driver ...

    Tires and loading on your Toyota
    Underinflated or overinflated tire inflation pressure and the excess load may result in the deterioration of steering ability and braking ability, leading to an accident. Check the tire inflation ...

    Floor side rail front panel (ASSY): Hatchback
    REPLACEMENT With the body lower back panel removed. REMOVAL INSTALLATION Temporarily install the new parts and measure each part of the new parts in accordance with the body dimension diagra ...