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When driving Using other driving systems
Multi-terrain Select

Multi-terrain Select is a system that assists drivability in off-road situations.

Select a mode that most closely matches the type of terrain on which you are driving from among 5 modes.

Brake control can be optimized in accordance with the selected mode.

  1. Multi-terrain Select mode select switch
  2. Multi-terrain Select indicator
  3. Multi-information display

Displays status information including operating status and road type selection.

  • Selectable modes

A mode which matches the road conditions can be selected from among the following 5 modes.

  1. MUD & SAND
  2. LOOSE ROCK
  3. MOGUL
  4. ROCK & DIRT
  5. ROCK

  • Multi-terrain Select control starting conditions

When all of the following conditions are satisfied, the Multi-terrain Select indicator will come on, the mode select screen will be displayed on the multi-information display, and Multi-terrain Select control will begin.

  •  The four-wheel drive control switch is in L4
  •  Both Active TRAC and VSC are not off.
  •  Crawl Control is off.
  • Switching modes

Operate the Multi-terrain

Operate the Multi-terrain Select mode select switch during Multi-terrain Select control to select a mode.

Once the mode is confirmed, the mode name will be displayed and the control will switch.

Statement on the multi-information display

  1. Mode selection

Display the Multi-terrain Select mode.

The display switches in accordance with the pressing of the DISP switch  or the conditions of each system.

  1. Mode status

Display the name of the selected mode.

  • Automatic system cancelation

In the following situations, the Multi-terrain Select indicator will go off, and Multi-terrain Select will be canceled automatically.

  • When the four-wheel drive control switch is in H4.
  • When Active TRAC and VSC are off.
  • When Crawl Control is on.
  • When it is difficult to generate traction

MUD & SAND mode provides the largest amount of tire slippage, followed by LOOSE ROCK, MOGUL, ROCK & DIRT and ROCK mode.

Drivability can be improved by selecting a mode which provides a smaller amount of tire slippage than the current mode when the amount of tire slippage is large, or conversely selecting a mode which provides a larger amount of tire slippage than the current mode when the amount of tire slippage is small.

  • When the vehicle is stuck

Switching the transfer and differential For the operation of the following functions, refer to the following pages.

  • Four-wheel drive system
  • Center differential lock
  • When the brake system operates continuously

The brake system may overheat. In this case, a buzzer will sound, either the TRAC OFF will be displayed on the multi-information display, and Multi-terrain Select will be temporarily inoperable. In this event, stop the vehicle immediately in a safe place, and allow the brake system to cool down sufficiently.

(There is no problem with continuing normal driving.) After a short time, the message on the multi-information display will go off, and you will be able to use Multi-terrain Select.

  • When there is a malfunction in the system

The slip indicator light will come on. Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately.

CAUTION

  • When using the Multi-terrain Select

Observe the following precautions to avoid an accident that could result in death or serious injuries:

  • There is a chance that the selected mode may not be the most appropriate in terms of road conditions such as pitch, slipperiness, undulation, etc.
  • Multi-terrain Select is not intended to expand the limits of the vehicle.

    Check the road conditions thoroughly beforehand, and drive safely and carefully.

 

NOTICE

  • Precaution for use

The Multi-terrain Select is intended for use during off-road driving. Do not use the system at any other time.

    More about Using other driving systems:

    Cruise control

    Dynamic radar cruise control

    Intuitive parking assist

    Four-wheel drive system

    Crawl Control (with Turn Assist function)

    Multi-terrain Select

    Multi-terrain Monitor

    Driving assist systems

    Pre-Collision System

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