Toyota Yaris: Driving Tips / Saving Fuel and Protection of the Environment

Toyota Yaris XP210 (2020-2021) Owner's Manual / Before Driving / Driving Tips / Saving Fuel and Protection of the Environment

How you operate your Toyota determines how far it will travel on a tank of fuel. Use these suggestions to help save fuel and reduce CO2.

  • Avoid long warm-ups. Once the engine runs smoothly, begin driving.
  • Avoid fast starts.
  • Drive at lower speeds.
  • Anticipate when to apply the brakes (avoid sudden braking).
  • Follow the maintenance schedule and have your Toyota dealer perform inspections and servicing.
  • Use the air conditioner only when necessary.
  • Slow down on rough roads.
  • Keep the tires properly inflated.
  • Do not carry unnecessary weight.
  • Do not rest your foot on the brake pedal while driving.
  • Keep the wheels in correct alignment.
  • Keep windows closed at high speeds.
  • Slow down when driving in crosswinds and headwinds.

WARNING

Never stop the engine when going down a hill

Stopping the engine when going down a hill is dangerous. This causes the loss of power steering and power brake control, and may cause damage to the drivetrain. Any loss of steering or braking control could cause an accident.

    Break-In Period

    No special break-in is necessary, but a few precautions in the first 600 miles (1,000 km) may add to the performance, economy, and life of the vehicle...

    Hazardous Driving

    When driving on ice or in water, snow, mud, sand, or similar hazards: Be cautious and allow extra distance for braking. Avoid sudden braking and sudden maneuvering...

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    Toyota Yaris XP210 (2020-2021) Owner's Manual: Speedometer, Odometer, Trip Meter and Trip Meter Selector


    Speedometer The speedometer indicates the speed of the vehicle. If a few seconds have elapsed after switching the ignition off, the needle may deviate. However, this does not indicate a problem. Odometer, Trip Meter and Trip Meter Selector The display mode can be changed from odometer to trip meter A to trip meter B and then back to odometer by pressing the selector while one of them is displayed...

    Toyota Yaris XP210 (2020-2021) Owner's Manual: Fuel Economy Monitor (If equipped)


    The Fuel Consumption information is displayed by operating each icon in the display. In addition, after completing a trip, the total energy efficiency to date is displayed in the ending display when the ending display is turned on. Select the icon on the home screen to display the Applications screen...

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    Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Precautions

    The front and side supplemental restraint systems (SRS) include different types of air bags. Please verify the different types of air bags which are equipped on your vehicle by locating the “SRS AIRBAG” location indicators. These indicators are visible in the area where the air bags are installed.

    The air bags are installed in the following locations:

    The steering wheel hub (driver air bag) The front passenger dashboard (front passenger air bag) The outboard sides of the front seatbacks (side air bags) The front and rear window pillars, and the roof edge along both sides (curtain air bags)

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