Toyota Prius Owners Manual

Parking brake
OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS ANDCONTROLS / “POWER” switch, Transmission and Parking brake / Parking brake

Toyota Prius: Parking brake. Vehicles sold in the U.S.A.

Vehicles sold in the U.S.A.

Toyota Prius: Parking brake. Vehicles sold in Canada

Vehicles sold in Canada

When parking, firmly apply the parkingbrake to avoid inadvertent creeping.

To set: Fully depress the parking brakepedal. For better holding power, first depressthe brake pedal and hold it whilesetting the parking brake.

To release: Depress the parking brakepedal while depressing the brake pedal.

To remind you that the parking brake isset, the parking brake reminder light inthe instrument panel remains on until yourelease the parking brake.


  • Driving with the parking brake engagedcan reduce braking power.
  • Before driving, be sure the parkingbrake is fully released and the parkingbrake reminder light is off.

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