Mirrors

Outside Mirrors

Check the mirror angles before driving.

Mirror type

Flat type (driver's side).

Flat surface mirror.

Convex type (front passenger side).

The mirror has single curvature on its surface.

WARNING.

Be sure to look over your shoulder before changing lanes:
Changing lanes without taking into account the actual distance of the vehicle in the convex mirror is dangerous. You could have a serious accident. What you see in the convex mirror is closer than it appears.

Power mirror

The ignition switch must be in the ACC or ON position.

To adjust:
1. Press the left or right side of the selector switch to choose the left or right side mirror.

2. Depress the mirror switch in the


2. Depress the mirror switch in the appropriate direction.

After adjusting the mirror, lock the control by placing the selector switch in the middle position.

Folding the mirror

Fold the outside mirror rearward until it is


Fold the outside mirror rearward until it is flush with the vehicle.

WARNING.

Always return the outside mirrors to the driving position before you start driving:
Driving with the outside mirrors folded in is dangerous. Your rear view will be restricted, and you could have an accident.

Rearview Mirror

Rearview mirror adjustment

Before driving, adjust the rearview mirror


Before driving, adjust the rearview mirror to center on the scene through the rear window.

Reducing glare from headlights

Adjust the mirror with the day/night lever in the day position.

Push the lever forward for day driving.


Push the lever forward for day driving.

Pull it back to reduce glare from headlights.

WARNING.

Do not stack cargo or objects higher than the seatbacks:
Cargo stacked higher than the seatbacks is dangerous. It can block your view in the rearview mirror, which might cause you to hit another car when changing lanes.

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