Range Rover Evoque: Driving the vehicle

Driving procedure

■ Driving

1. With the brake pedal depressed, shift the shift lever to D.

2. Release the parking brake.

3. Gradually release the brake pedal and gently depress the accelerator pedal to accelerate the vehicle.

■ Stopping

1. With the shift lever in D, depress the brake pedal.

2. If necessary, set the parking brake.

If the vehicle is to be stopped for an extended period of time, shift the shift lever to P.

■ Parking the vehicle

1. With the shift lever in D, depress the brake pedal to stop the vehicle completely.

2. Set the parking brake, and shift the shift lever to P.

Check the parking brake indicator is illuminated.

Do not press the shift lever button after shifting the shit position to P.

3. Vehicles without a smart key system: Turn the engine switch to OFF to stop the engine.

Vehicles with a smart key system: Press the engine switch to stop the engine.

4. Slowly release the brake pedal.

5. Lock the door, making sure that you have the key on your person.

If parking on a hill, block the wheels as needed.

■ Starting off on a steep uphill

1. Make sure that the parking brake is set and shift the shift lever to D.

2. Gently depress the accelerator pedal.

3. Release the parking brake.

■When starting off on a uphill

The hill-start assist control will activate.

■Driving in the rain

■Engine speed while driving

In the following conditions, the engine speed may become high while driving. This is due to automatic up-shifting control or down-shifting implementation to meet driving conditions. It does not indicate sudden acceleration.

■Restraining the engine output (Brake Override System)

■Breaking in your new Toyota

To extend the life of the vehicle, observing the following precautions is recommended:

■Operating your vehicle in a foreign country

Comply with the relevant vehicle registration laws and confirm the availability of the correct fuel.


Observe the following precautions.

Failure to do so may result in death or serious injury.

■When starting the vehicle

Always keep your foot on the brake pedal while stopped with the engine running. This prevents the vehicle from creeping.

■When driving the vehicle

■When driving on slippery road surfaces

■When shifting the shift lever

■If you hear a squealing or scraping noise (brake pad wear indicators)

Have the brake pads checked and replaced by your Toyota dealer as soon as possible.

Rotor damage may result if the pads are not replaced when needed.

It is dangerous to drive the vehicle when the wear limits of the brake pads and/or those of the brake discs are exceeded.

■When the vehicle is stopped

■When the vehicle is parked

■When taking a nap in the vehicle

Always turn the engine off. Otherwise, if you accidentally move the shift lever or depress the accelerator pedal, this could cause an accident or fire due to engine overheating. Additionally, if the vehicle is parked in a poorly ventilated area, exhaust gases may collect and enter the vehicle, leading to death or a serious health hazard.

■When braking

■If the vehicle becomes stuck (AWD models)

Do not spin the wheels excessively when a driven wheel is up in the air, or the vehicle is stuck in sand, mud, etc. This may damage the driveline components or propel the vehicle forward or backward, causing an accident.


■When driving the vehicle

■When parking the vehicle

Always set the parking brake and shift the shift lever to P. Failure to do so may cause the vehicle to move or the vehicle may accelerate suddenly if the accelerator pedal is accidentally depressed.

■Avoiding damage to vehicle parts

■If you get a flat tire while driving

A flat or damaged tire may cause the following situations. Hold the steering wheel firmly and gradually depress the brake pedal to slow down the vehicle.

Information on what to do in case of a flat tire.

■When encountering flooded roads

Do not drive on a road that has flooded after heavy rain etc.

Doing so may cause the following serious damage to the vehicle:

In the event that you drive on a flooded road and the vehicle becomes flooded or stuck in mud or sand, be sure to have your Toyota dealer check the following:


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