Toyota Prius Owners Manual
LOCKING AND UNLOCKING THE DRIVER’SDOOR WITH MECHANICAL KEY
Insert the mechanical key into the keyholeand turn it.
To lock: Turn the knob forward.
To unlock: Turn the knob backward.
The alarm sounds when you unlock thedoor using a key with the theft deterrentsystem set. For details, see “Theft deterrentsystem” on page 46.
LOCKING AND UNLOCKING WITH INSIDELOCK KNOB
Move the lock knob.
To lock: Push the knob forward.
To unlock: Pull the knob backward.
The driver’s door can be opened by pullingthe inside door handle even if the lockknob is depressed.
Closing the door with the lock knob in thelock position will also lock the door. Becareful not to lock your keys in the vehicle.The driver’s door cannot be locked if youleave the key in the key slot.
Front passenger’s side
LOCKING AND UNLOCKING WITHPOWER DOOR LOCK SWITCH
Push the switch.
To lock: Push the switch down on thefront side.
To unlock: Push the switch down on therear side.
All the doors lock or unlock simultaneously.
REAR DOOR CHILD−PROTECTORS
Move the lock lever to the “LOCK”position as shown on the label.
When the child−protector is locked, youcannot open the rear door by the insidedoor handle. We recommend using thisfeature whenever small children are in thevehicle.
Before driving, be sure that the doorsare closed and locked, especiallywhen small children are in the vehicle.Along with the proper use ofseat belts, locking the doors helpsprevent the driver and passengersfrom being thrown out from the vehiclein an accident. It also helps preventthe doors from being openedunintentionally.