Operating speed when towing a trailer must not exceed 62 mph (100 km/h).Parking
In addition to the normal precautions, place wheel chocks at each of the trailer's tires.When towing a trailer, we recommend that you carry a full-size spare wheel and tire for both your vehicle and trailer.Remember to unhitch the trailer before changing a flat tire. Ask the trailer sales or rental agency where and how to store the trailer’s spare tire.
- Have the trailer properly serviced and keep it in good condition.
- Make sure that all the weights and load in the vehicle and trailer are within limits.
- Securely attach the hitch, safety chains, and other necessary parts to the trailer.
- Securely store all the items in and on the trailer so that they do not shift while driving.
- Check if the lights and brakes on the trailer are working properly.
- Check the pressure of the trailer tires, including the spare.
Models with parking sensor system
- Turn off the rear parking sensor system.
- Turn off the Low Speed Braking Control system. It may activate if it detects the towed object as an obstacle.
- Drive slower than normal.
- Obey posted speed limits for vehicles with trailers.
- Use the D position when towing a trailer on level roads.
When towing a fixed-sided trailer (e.g., camper), do not exceed 55 mph (88 km/h). At higher speeds, the trailer may sway or affect vehicle handling.
- Turn more slowly and with a wider turning arc than normal.
- Allow more time and distance for braking.
- Do not brake or turn suddenly.
- If the Engine temperature near limit. Avoid heavy acceleration and high speed. message appear on the driver information interface, turn off the climate control system and reduce speed.
If the Engine temperature too hot. Do not drive. Allow engine to cool. message appear on the driver information interface, pull to the side of the road safely to cool down the engine.
If the Power system temperature high. Power may be reduced. message appear on the driver information interface, pull to the side of the road safely to cool down the power system.