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Lighting controls

Operating lights


  1. OFF/O

  2. AUTO*

    • Tail lamps and headlamps will turn ON or OFF automatically depending on the amount of light outside the vehicle.

  3. Position & Taillamp ()

  4. Low beam ()

* : if equipped


The vehicle must be in the ON position to turn on the headlights.

  • Never place anything over the sensor located on the instrument panel as this will ensure better auto-light system control.

  • Don't clean the sensor using a window cleaner, the cleaner may leave a light film which could interfere with sensor operation.

  • If your vehicle has window tint or other types of metallic coating on the front windscreen, the Auto light system may not work properly.

Operating turn signals


  • Move the lever up or down (A).


If an indicator flash is abnormally quick or slow, a bulb may be burned out or have a poor electrical connection in the circuit.

One-touch lane change function


  1. Move the turn signal lever up or down (B).

  2. Release the lever.

  • You can activate or deactivate the One Touch Turn Signal function or choose the number of blinking (3, 5, or 7) by selecting User SettingsLightsOne Touch Turn Signal.

  • If an indicator stays on and does not flash or if it flashes abnormally, one of the turn signal bulbs may be burned out and will require replacement.

Operating fog lights (if equipped)


  1. Turn the front fog light switch (1) to the dedicated position.

  2. Front: ()/Rear: ()

Operating condition(s)

  • The headlamp is turned ON.


When in operation, the fog lights consume large amounts of vehicle electrical power. Only use the fog lights when visibility is poor.

Operating high beam

To flash the headlights ():

  • Pull the lever towards you.


  • Push the lever to use high beam.


Do not use high beam when there are other vehicles. Using high beam could obstruct the other driver's vision.