Toyota Prius Owners Manual

Radio operation
OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS ANDCONTROLS / Audio system / Radio operation

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 1

Type 1

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 2 and Type 3

Type 2 and Type 3

(a) Listening to the radio

Push these buttons to choose either anAM or FM station.

“AM”, “FM1” or “FM2” appears on the display.If your vehicle is equipped with satelliteradio broadcast system, when you pushthe “AM·SAT” button, “AM”, “SAT1”,“SAT2” or “SAT3” station appears on thedisplay. For details about satellite radiobroadcast, see “Radio operation (XM satelliteradio broadcast)” on page 260.

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 1 and Type 2

Type 1 and Type 2

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 3

Type 3

Push and turn this knob to step up thestation band or to step down.

Your radio automatically changes to stereoreception when a stereo broadcast is received.“ST” appears on the display. If thesignal becomes weak, the radio reducesthe amount of channel separation to preventthe weak signal from creating noise.If the signal becomes extremely weak, theradio switches from stereo to mono reception.In this case, “ST” disappears fromthe display.

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 1

Type 1

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 2

Type 2

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 3

Type 3

(b) Presetting a station

1. Tune in the desired station.

2. Touch one of the station selectorswitches (1−6) and hold it until abeep is heard. This sets the stationto the switch and the frequency appearson the switch.

Each switch can store FM1, FM2 and AM.To change the preset station to a differentone, follow the same procedure.

The preset station memory is cancelledwhen the power source is interrupted bybattery disconnection or a blown fuse.

(c) Selecting a station

Tune in the desired station using one ofthe following methods.

Preset tuning: Touch the switch (1−6) forthe station you want. The switch (1−6) ishighlighted in green and station frequencyappears on the display.

Manual tuning: Turn the “TUNE·FILE” and“TUNE” knob briefly. Each time you turnthe knob, the radio will step up or downto another frequency.

Seek tuning: Push the “SEEK·TRACK”button on either side. The radio will beginseeking up or down for a station of thenearest frequency and will stop on reception.Each time you push the button, thestations will be searched out one afteranother.

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 1

Type 1

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 2

Type 2

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 3

Type 3

Scan tuning: Push the “SCAN” button ortouch the “SCAN” switch (AM mode only)briefly. “SCAN” appears on the display.The radio will find the next station up ordown the band, stay there for a few seconds,and then scan again. To select astation, push the “SCAN” button a secondtime.

Preset scan tuning: Push the “SCAN”button or touch the “SCAN” switch (AMmode only) and hold it until you hear abeep. “P. SCAN” appears on the display.The radio will tune in the next preset stationup or down the band, stay there fora few seconds, and then move to the nextpreset station. To select a station, pushthe “SCAN” button a second time.

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 1

Type 1

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 2

Type 2

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 3

Type 3

(d) RDS (Radio Data System)

(1) Program type

Each time you touch the “TYPE ” or“TYPE Toyota Prius: Radio operation. ROCKEASY LIS (Easy listening)CLS JAZZ (Classical music and Jazz)R&B (Rhythm and Blues)INFORM (Information)RELIGIONMISCALERT (Emergency message)” switch, the program typechanges as in the following:

ROCK
EASY LIS (Easy listening)
CLS JAZZ (Classical music and Jazz)
R&B (Rhythm and Blues)
INFORM (Information)
RELIGION
MISC
ALERT (Emergency message)

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 1

Type 1

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 2

Type 2

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 3

Type 3

When you touch the “TYPE ” or “TYPEToyota Prius: Radio operation. ”, “TYPE SEEK” switch appears. Touchthe switch and the system starts to seekthe station in the relevant program type.

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 1

Type 1

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 2

Type 2

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 3

Type 3

(2) Traffic program:

A station that regularly broadcasts trafficinformation is automatically located.When you touch the “TRAF” switch,“TRAF SEEK” appears on the display andthe radio will start seeking any traffic programstation.

If any traffic program station is not found,“NOTHING” appears and the previousmode returns.

If the traffic program station is found, thename for traffic program station is displayedand “TRAF” is lit for a while untiltraffic announcement is received.

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 1

Type 1

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 2

Type 2

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 3

Type 3

(3) Radio text

If the system receives a radio text fromRDS station, “MSG” appears on the display.Touch the “MSG” switch, and a textmessage is displayed on the screen.

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 1

Type 1

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 2

Type 2

Toyota Prius: Radio operation. Type 3

Type 3

In case a text message is not acceptedin a screen, you can touch the “MSG”switch and hold it to display the rest ofthe message.

When the system can show the stationname, “RDS” appears on the display.Each time you touch the “MSG” switch,indication on the display changes from theband to the station name, a radio text inthis order. After six seconds passes, indicationreturns to the band.


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