Chevrolet Volt (2018) manual

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  • Brand: Chevrolet
  • Product: Car
  • Model/name: Volt (2018)
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English

Table of Contents

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Contents Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Keys, Doors, and Windows . . . . . 30
Seats and Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Instruments and Controls . . . . . . . 99
Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145
Infotainment System . . . . . . . . . . 152
Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153
Driving and Operating . . . . . . . . . 160
Vehicle Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234
Service and Maintenance . . . . . 325
Technical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 338
Customer Information . . . . . . . . . 341
Reporting Safety Defects . . . . . . 352
OnStar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 355
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 367
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2 Introduction
Introduction
The names, logos, emblems,
slogans, vehicle model names, and
vehicle body designs appearing in
this manual including, but not limited
to, GM, the GM logo, CHEVROLET,
the CHEVROLET Emblem, VOLT,
and the VOLT logo are trademarks
and/or service marks of General
Motors LLC, its subsidiaries,
affiliates, or licensors.
For vehicles first sold in Canada,
substitute the name “General
Motors of Canada Company” for
Chevrolet Motor Division wherever it
appears in this manual.
This manual describes features that
may or may not be on the vehicle
because of optional equipment that
was not purchased on the vehicle,
model variants, country
specifications, features/applications
that may not be available in your
region, or changes subsequent to
the printing of this owner’s manual.
Refer to the purchase
documentation relating to your
specific vehicle to confirm the
features.
Keep this manual in the vehicle for
quick reference.
Canadian Vehicle Owners
A French language manual can be
obtained from your dealer, at
www.helminc.com, or from:
Propriétaires Canadiens
On peut obtenir un exemplaire de
ce guide en français auprès du
concessionnaire ou à l'adresse
suivante:
Helm, Incorporated
Attention: Customer Service
47911 Halyard Drive
Plymouth, MI 48170
USA
Using this Manual
To quickly locate information about
the vehicle, use the Index in the
back of the manual. It is an
alphabetical list of what is in the
manual and the page number where
it can be found.
Danger, Warning, and
Caution
Warning messages found on vehicle
labels and in this manual describe
hazards and what to do to avoid or
reduce them.
Litho in U.S.A.
Part No. 23380516 B Second Printing ©
2017 General Motors LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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{ Danger
Danger indicates a hazard with a
high level of risk which will result
in serious injury or death.
{ Warning
Warning indicates a hazard that
could result in injury or death.
Caution
Caution indicates a hazard that
could result in property or vehicle
damage.
A circle with a slash through it is a
safety symbol which means “Do
Not,” “Do not do this,” or “Do not let
this happen.”
Symbols
The vehicle has components and
labels that use symbols instead of
text. Symbols are shown along with
the text describing the operation or
information relating to a specific
component, control, message,
gauge, or indicator.
M : Shown when the owner’s
manual has additional instructions
or information.
* : Shown when the service
manual has additional instructions
or information.
0 : Shown when there is more
information on another page —
“see page.”
Vehicle Symbol Chart
Here are some additional symbols
that may be found on the vehicle
and what they mean. See the
features in this manual for
information.
9 : Airbag Readiness Light
# : Air Conditioning
! : Antilock Brake System (ABS)
$ : Brake System Warning Light
" : Charging System (12-Volt
Battery)
I : Cruise Control
` : Do Not Puncture
^ : Do Not Service
B : Engine Coolant Temperature
O : Exterior Lamps
g : First Responder
_ : Flame/Fire Prohibited
. : Fuel Gauge
+ : Fuses
3 : Headlamp High/Low-Beam
Changer
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_ : High Voltage
j : ISOFIX/LATCH System Child
Restraints
* : Malfunction Indicator Lamp
: : Oil Pressure
O : Power
/ : Remote Vehicle Start
> : Seat Belt Reminders
7 : Tire Pressure Monitor
d : Traction Control/StabiliTrak
a : Under Pressure
M : Windshield Washer Fluid
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In Brief
Instrument Panel
Instrument Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Initial Drive Information
Initial Drive Information . . . . . . . . . . 8
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Remote Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Seat Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Heated Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Head Restraint Adjustment . . . . 13
Seat Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Passenger Sensing System . . . 13
Mirror Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Steering Wheel Adjustment . . . . 14
Interior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Exterior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Windshield Wiper/Washer . . . . . . 16
Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Vehicle Features
Infotainment System . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Steering Wheel Controls . . . . . . . 17
Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Driver Information
Center (DIC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Forward Collision Alert (FCA)
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Forward Automatic
Braking (FAB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) . . . . . . . 19
Lane Change Alert (LCA) . . . . . . 19
Rear Vision Camera (RVC) . . . . 19
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Parking Assist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Automatic Parking
Assist (APA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Power Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Battery and Efficiency
High Voltage Safety
Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Charging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Fueling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Regenerative Braking . . . . . . . . . . 25
Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Performance and Maintenance
Traction Control/Electronic
Stability Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Tire Pressure Monitor . . . . . . . . . . 26
Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
E85 or FlexFuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Engine Oil Life System . . . . . . . . 26
Driving for Better Energy
Efficiency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Roadside Assistance
Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
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Instrument Panel
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1. Air Vents 0 158.
2. Turn Signal Lever. See Turn
and Lane-Change Signals
0 149.
IntelliBeam®
System Button (If
Equipped). See Exterior Lamp
Controls 0 145.
3. Instrument Cluster 0 106.
Driver Information Center (DIC)
Display. See Driver Information
Center (DIC) 0 133.
4. Windshield Wiper/Washer
0 101.
5. Charging Status Indicator. See
Charging Status Feedback
0 215.
Light Sensor. See Automatic
Headlamp System 0 147.
6. Infotainment. See the
infotainment manual.
Navigation System (If
Equipped). See the
infotainment manual.
7. Automatic Climate Control
System 0 153.
Heated Front Seats 0 56 (If
Equipped).
8. Power Outlets 0 103.
USB Port. See the infotainment
manual.
Auxiliary Jack. See the
infotainment manual.
9. Shift Lever. See Electric Drive
Unit 0 183.
10. Drive MODE Button. See
Driver Selected Operating
Modes 0 177.
Assistance Systems for
Parking or Backing 0 201 (If
Equipped).
Traction Control/Electronic
Stability Control 0 189.
11. Hazard Warning Flashers
0 148.
12. Electric Parking Brake 0 185.
13. Power Button 0 171.
14. Steering Wheel Controls. See
the infotainment manual.
15. Volume Switches (Out of View)
(If Equipped). See “Steering
Wheel Controls” in the
infotainment manual.
16. Horn 0 100.
17. Steering Wheel Adjustment
0 100 (Out of View).
18. Regen on Demand Paddle (Out
of View). See Regenerative
Braking 0 187.
19. Cruise Control 0 191.
Adaptive Cruise Control 0 193
(If Equipped).
Heated Steering Wheel 0 100
(If Equipped).
Forward Collision Alert (FCA)
System 0 205 (If Equipped).
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) 0 211
(If Equipped).
20. Hood Release. See Hood
0 237.
21. Data Link Connector (DLC)
(Out of View). See Malfunction
Indicator Lamp (Check Engine
Light) 0 114.
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22. Instrument Panel Fuse Door.
See Instrument Panel Fuse
Block 0 266.
23. Exterior Lamp Controls 0 145.
24. Instrument Panel Illumination
Control 0 149.
Initial Drive
Information
This section provides a brief
overview about some of the
important features that may or may
not be on your specific vehicle.
For more detailed information, refer
to each of the features which can be
found later in this owner’s manual.
Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) System
The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
transmitter may work up to 60 m
(197 ft) away from the vehicle.
Press the key release button to
release the key. The key can be
used for all locks.
K : Press once to unlock the driver
door. Press a second time within
five seconds to unlock all doors.
Q : Press to lock all doors.
Lock and unlock feedback can be
personalized. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 137.
7 : Press and release to initiate
vehicle locator. Press and hold for
three seconds to sound the panic
alarm. Press again to cancel the
panic alarm.
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/ : Press and release Q and then
immediately press and hold / for at
least four seconds to start the
vehicle's heating or air conditioning
systems and rear window defogger
from outside the vehicle using the
RKE transmitter. See Remote Start
0 38.
See Keys 0 30 and Remote Keyless
Entry (RKE) System Operation 0 32.
Remote Start
Use remote start to heat or cool the
interior when the vehicle is plugged
in to maximize electric range by
utilizing electricity from the electrical
outlet. The engine may start to
support the climate control
operation. Normal operation of the
system will return after the vehicle
has been turned on.
Starting the Vehicle
1. Press and release Q on the
RKE transmitter.
2. Immediately press and hold /
for at least four seconds or until
the turn signal lamps flash.
3. After entering the vehicle
during a remote start, press
POWER O with the brake
pedal applied to operate as
normal.
When the vehicle starts, the parking
lamps will turn on.
Remote start run time can be
extended.
Canceling Remote Start
To cancel a remote start, do any of
the following:
. Press and hold / until the
parking lamps turn off.
. Turn on the hazard warning
flashers.
. Press POWER O with the brake
pedal applied, then press
POWER O again to turn the
vehicle off.
See Remote Start 0 38.
Door Locks
To lock or unlock the doors from
outside the vehicle:
. Use the key. The driver door key
cylinder is covered with a cap.
See Door Locks 0 40.
. Press Q or K on the RKE
transmitter. See Remote Keyless
Entry (RKE) System Operation
0 32.
To lock or unlock the doors from
inside the vehicle:
. Press Q or K on the power door
lock switch.
. Push down the manual lock
knob on the driver door to lock
all doors. Push down the manual
lock knob on a passenger door
to lock only that door.
. Pull once on the door handle to
unlock the door and again to
open the door. Press the power
door lock switch to lock or
unlock all doors.
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Power Door Locks
K : Press to unlock.
Q : Press to lock.
See Power Door Locks 0 42.
Keyless Access
When the Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) transmitter is within 1 m (3 ft)
of the driver door, the door can be
locked and unlocked by pressing
the door handle button. When
unlocking from the driver door, the
first press will unlock only that door;
press again within five seconds to
unlock all passenger doors. See
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System Operation 0 32.
Hatch
To open the hatch, press the touch
pad on the underside of the hatch
and lift after unlocking all doors. See
Hatch 0 44.
Keyless Access : Press the touch
pad on the underside of the hatch
and lift up when the RKE transmitter
is within 1 m (3 ft) of the rear of the
vehicle. See Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) System Operation 0 32.
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Windows
Power windows work when the
ignition is on, in ACC/ACCESSORY,
or when Retained Accessory Power
(RAP) is active. See Retained
Accessory Power (RAP) 0 174.
Using the window switch, press to
open or pull to close the window.
The windows may be temporarily
disabled if they are used repeatedly
within a short time.
Seat Adjustment
Seat Position
To adjust the seat position:
1. Pull the handle at the front of
the seat cushion to unlock it.
2. Move the seat forward or
rearward and release the
handle.
3. Try to move the seat back and
forth to be sure it is locked in
place.
See Seat Adjustment 0 54.
Height Adjustment
Move the lever up or down to raise
or lower the seat.
See “Seat Height Adjuster” under
Seat Adjustment 0 54.
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Reclining Seatbacks
To recline the seatback:
1. Lift the lever.
2. Move the seatback to the
desired position, and then
release the lever to lock the
seatback in place.
3. Push and pull on the seatback
to make sure it is locked.
To return the seatback to the upright
position:
1. Lift the lever fully without
applying pressure to the
seatback, and the seatback will
return to the upright position.
2. Push and pull on the seatback
to make sure it is locked.
See Reclining Seatbacks 0 54.
Heated Seats
If equipped, the controls are on the
center stack. To operate, the vehicle
must be on.
Press L or M to heat the driver or
passenger seat.
Press the button once for the
highest setting. With each press of
the button, the heated seat will
change to the next lower setting,
and then the off setting. Three lights
indicate the highest setting and one
light the lowest.
See Heated Front Seats 0 56.
Auto Heated Seats
If equipped, the controls can be
accessed while the vehicle is on by
pressing L or M.
When the vehicle is on, this feature
will automatically activate the
heated seats at the level required by
the vehicle's interior temperature.
The active high, medium, low, or off
heated seat level will be indicated
by the heated seat button lights on
the center stack. Use L or M on the
center stack to turn auto heated
seats off.
See Heated Front Seats 0 56.
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The heated seats can also be
programmed to come on during a
remote start. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 137.
Head Restraint
Adjustment
Do not drive until the head restraints
for all occupants are installed and
adjusted properly.
To achieve a comfortable seating
position, change the seatback
recline angle as little as necessary
while keeping the seat and the head
restraint height in the proper
position.
See Head Restraints 0 53 and Seat
Adjustment 0 54.
Seat Belts
Refer to the following sections for
important information on how to use
seat belts properly:
. Seat Belts 0 59.
. How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
0 60.
. Lap-Shoulder Belt 0 61.
. Lower Anchors and Tethers for
Children (LATCH System) 0 84.
Passenger Sensing
System
The passenger sensing system will
turn off the front outboard
passenger frontal airbag and knee
airbag under certain conditions. No
other airbag is affected by the
passenger sensing system. See
Passenger Sensing System 0 71.
The passenger airbag status
indicator lights on the overhead
console are visible when the vehicle
is started. See Passenger Airbag
Status Indicator 0 113.
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Mirror Adjustment
Power Mirrors
To adjust a mirror:
1. Press } or | to choose the
driver or passenger mirror.
2. Press the arrows on the control
pad to move each mirror in the
desired direction.
See Power Mirrors 0 48.
When the rear window defogger is
activated, the heated mirrors,
if equipped, will also come on. See
Heated Mirrors 0 48.
Folding Mirrors
Mirrors can be folded inward toward
the vehicle to prevent damage when
going through an automatic car
wash. Push the mirror outward to
return it to the original position.
Interior Mirror
Adjust the rearview mirror for a clear
view of the area behind your
vehicle.
Manual Rearview Mirror
If equipped, push the tab forward for
daytime use and pull it for nighttime
use to avoid glare of the headlamps
from behind. See Manual Rearview
Mirror 0 49.
Automatic Dimming Rearview
Mirror
If equipped, the mirror will
automatically reduce the glare of
headlamps from behind. The
dimming feature comes on when the
vehicle is started. See Automatic
Dimming Rearview Mirror 0 49.
Steering Wheel
Adjustment
To adjust the steering wheel:
1. Pull the lever down.
2. Move the steering wheel up
or down.
3. Pull or push the steering wheel
closer or away from you.
4. Pull the lever up to lock the
steering wheel in place.
Do not adjust the steering wheel
while driving.
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Interior Lighting
Dome Lamps
The dome lamp controls are in the
overhead console.
To operate, press the following
buttons:
j OFF : Press to turn off the
dome lamps when a door is open.
An indicator light on the button will
turn on when the dome lamp
override is activated. Press j
OFF again to deactivate this feature
and the indicator light will turn off.
The dome lamps will come on when
doors are opened.
+ ON/OFF : Press to turn the dome
lamps on manually.
Reading Lamps
There are front and rear reading
lamps.
The front reading lamps are in the
overhead console.
Press the lamp lenses to turn the
front reading lamps on or off.
The rear reading lamps are in the
headliner.
Press the button near each lamp to
turn the rear reading lamps on
or off.
For more information on interior
lighting, see Instrument Panel
Illumination Control 0 149.
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Exterior Lighting
The exterior lamp control is on the
instrument panel to the left of the
steering column.
There are four positions.
O : Turns the exterior lamps off and
deactivates the AUTO mode. Turn
to O again to reactivate the
AUTO mode.
AUTO : Turns the exterior lamps on
and off automatically depending on
outside lighting.
; : Turns on the parking lamps
including all lamps, except the
headlamps.
5 : Turns on the headlamps
together with the parking lamps and
instrument panel lights.
See:
. Exterior Lamp Controls 0 145.
. Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
0 147.
Windshield Wiper/Washer
With the vehicle on or in ACC/
ACCESSORY, move the lever to
select the wiper speed.
HI : Use for fast wipes.
LO : Use for slow wipes.
INT : Move the lever up to INT for
intermittent wipes, then turn the
band up for more frequent wipes or
down for less frequent wipes.
OFF : Use to turn the wipers off.
1X : For a single wipe, briefly move
the lever down. For several wipes,
hold the lever down.
f : Pull the lever toward you to
spray windshield washer fluid and
activate the wipers.
See Windshield Wiper/Washer
0 101.
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Climate Controls
The heating, cooling, and ventilation for the vehicle can be controlled with
this system.
1. Manual Fan Control Knob
2. MAX Defrost
3. Defrost/Defog
4. AUTO (Automatic Operation)
5. Recirculation
6. eco Climate Mode Button
7. Temperature Control Knob
8. Driver and Passenger Heated
Seats (If Equipped)
9. MAX Climate Mode Button
10. Power Button
11. Air Delivery Mode Controls
12. Rear Window Defogger
See Automatic Climate Control
System 0 153.
Vehicle Features
Infotainment System
See the infotainment manual for
information on the radio, audio
players, phone, navigation system,
and voice or speech recognition.
It also includes information on
settings.
Steering Wheel Controls
The infotainment system can be
operated by using the steering
wheel controls. See "Steering
Wheel Controls" in the infotainment
manual.
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Cruise Control
J : Press to turn the cruise control
system on and off. A white indicator
comes on in the instrument cluster
when cruise is turned on.
* : Press to disengage cruise
control without erasing the set
speed from memory.
+RES : If there is a set speed in
memory, press to resume that
speed or press and hold to
accelerate. If cruise control is
already active, use to increase
vehicle speed.
−SET : Press briefly to set the
speed and activate cruise control.
If cruise control is already active,
use to decrease vehicle speed.
See Cruise Control 0 191 or
Adaptive Cruise Control 0 193,
if equipped.
Driver Information
Center (DIC)
The DIC display is in the instrument
cluster. It shows the status of many
vehicle systems.
w or x : Press to go to the
previous or next selection.
o or p : Press to move between
the interactive display zones in the
cluster. Press o to go back to the
previous menu.
V : Press to open a menu or select
a menu item. Press and hold to
reset values on certain screens.
See Instrument Cluster 0 106 and
Driver Information Center (DIC)
0 133.
Forward Collision Alert
(FCA) System
If equipped, FCA may help avoid or
reduce the harm caused by
front-end crashes. FCA provides a
green indicator, V, when a vehicle
is detected ahead. This indicator
displays amber if you follow a
vehicle much too closely. When
approaching a vehicle ahead too
quickly, FCA provides a red flashing
alert on the windshield and rapidly
beeps.
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See Forward Collision Alert (FCA)
System 0 205.
Forward Automatic
Braking (FAB)
If the vehicle has Forward Collision
Alert (FCA), it also has FAB, which
includes Intelligent Brake
Assist (IBA). When the system
detects a vehicle ahead in your path
that is traveling in the same
direction that you may be about to
crash into, it can provide a boost to
braking or automatically brake the
vehicle. This can help avoid or
lessen the severity of crashes when
driving in a forward gear.
See Forward Automatic Braking
(FAB) 0 207.
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
If equipped, LKA may help avoid
crashes due to unintentional lane
departures. It may assist by gently
turning the steering wheel if the
vehicle approaches a detected lane
marking without using a turn signal
in that direction. It may also provide
a Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
alert as the lane marking is crossed.
The system will not assist or alert if
it detects that you are actively
steering. Override LKA by turning
the steering wheel. LKA uses a
camera to detect lane markings
between 60 km/h (37 mph) and
180 km/h (112 mph).
See Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
0 211 and Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
0 211.
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
If equipped, the LCA system is a
lane-changing aid that assists
drivers with avoiding lane change
crashes that occur with moving
vehicles in the side blind zone (or
spot) areas or with vehicles rapidly
approaching these areas from
behind. The LCA warning display
will light up in the corresponding
outside mirror and will flash if the
turn signal is on. The Side Blind
Zone Alert (SBZA) system is
included as part of the LCA system.
See Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
0 209 and Lane Change Alert (LCA)
0 209.
Rear Vision
Camera (RVC)
If equipped, RVC shows a view of
the area behind the vehicle on the
infotainment display when the
vehicle is shifted into R (Reverse) to
aid with parking and low-speed
backing maneuvers.
See Assistance Systems for Parking
or Backing 0 201.
Rear Cross Traffic Alert
(RCTA) System
If equipped, the RCTA system uses
a triangle with an arrow on the
infotainment display to warn of
traffic behind your vehicle that may
cross your vehicle's path while in
R (Reverse). In addition, beeps will
sound.
See Assistance Systems for Parking
or Backing 0 201.
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Parking Assist
If equipped, Rear Parking Assist
(RPA) uses sensors on the rear
bumper to assist with parking and
avoiding objects while in
R (Reverse). It operates at speeds
less than 8 km/h (5 mph). RPA may
show a warning triangle on the
infotainment display and a graphic
on the instrument cluster to provide
the object distance. In addition,
multiple beeps may occur if very
close to an object.
The vehicle may also have the Front
Parking Assist system.
See Assistance Systems for Parking
or Backing 0 201.
Automatic Parking
Assist (APA)
If equipped, the APA system helps
to search for and maneuver the
vehicle into parallel or perpendicular
parking spots using automatic
steering, DIC displays, and beeps.
When the vehicle speed is below
30 km/h (18 mph), press O to
enable the system.
See “Automatic Parking Assist
(APA)” under Assistance Systems
for Parking or Backing 0 201.
Power Outlets
The accessory power outlets can be
used to plug in electrical equipment,
such as a cell phone or MP3 player.
There are two accessory power
outlets:
. In the storage area below the
climate control system.
. On the rear of the front console
armrest.
The power outlets supply power
while the vehicle is on, or if the
vehicle is in Retained Accessory
Power (RAP). See Retained
Accessory Power (RAP) 0 174.
Lift the cover to access and replace
when not in use.
See Power Outlets 0 103.
Battery and Efficiency
High Voltage Safety
Information
{ Warning
Exposure to high voltage can
cause shock, burns, and even
death. The high voltage
components in the vehicle can
only be serviced by technicians
with special training.
High voltage components are
identified by labels. Do not
remove, open, take apart,
or modify these components.
High voltage cable or wiring has
orange covering or labels. Do not
probe, tamper with, cut, or modify
high voltage cable or wiring.
This vehicle has a high voltage
battery and a standard 12-volt
battery.
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If the vehicle is in a crash, the
sensing system may shut down the
high voltage system. When this
occurs, the high voltage battery is
disconnected and the vehicle will
not start. The SERVICE VEHICLE
SOON message in the Driver
Information Center (DIC) will be
displayed. Before the vehicle can be
operated again, it must be serviced
at your dealer.
{ Warning
Damage to the high voltage
battery or high voltage system
can create a risk of electric shock,
overheating, or fire.
If the vehicle is damaged from a
moderate to severe crash, flood,
fire, or other event, the vehicle
should be inspected as soon as
possible. Until the vehicle has
been inspected, store it outside at
least 15 m (50 ft) from any
(Continued)
Warning (Continued)
structure or anything that can
burn. Ventilate the vehicle by
opening a window or a door.
Contact Customer Assistance as
soon as possible to determine
whether an inspection is needed.
See Customer Assistance Offices
0 343.
See Battery - North America 0 253
for important safety information.
If an airbag has inflated, see What
Will You See after an Airbag
Inflates? 0 70.
Only a trained service technician
with the proper knowledge and tools
should inspect, test, or replace the
high voltage battery. See your
dealer if the high voltage battery or
12-volt battery needs service.
See Battery - North America 0 253.
Charging
This section explains the process
for charging the high voltage battery.
Do not allow the vehicle to remain in
temperature extremes for long
periods without being driven or
plugged in. Plug the vehicle in when
temperatures are below 0 °C (32 °F)
and above 32 °C (90 °F) to
maximize high voltage battery life.
When using a 120-volt AC electrical
outlet, it will take approximately
13 hours to charge the vehicle with
the 12 amp AC current setting or
19 hours using the default 8 amp
AC current setting. When using a
240-volt charging station, it will take
approximately 4.5 hours to charge
the vehicle. Charge times will vary
with outside temperature. There are
three ways to program how the
vehicle is charged. See
Programmable Charging 0 123.
The charging system may run fans
and pumps that result in sounds
from the vehicle while it is turned
off. Additional unexpected clicking
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sounds may be caused by the
electrical devices used while
charging.
While the charge cord is plugged
into the vehicle, the vehicle cannot
be driven.
Charging
Start Charge
1. Place the vehicle in P (Park).
Select the appropriate charge
level using the Charge Limit
Preference screen on the
center stack. See “Charge
Limit Selection” under
Programmable Charging 0 123.
Turn the vehicle off.
2. Push the rearward edge of the
charge port door in and release
to open the door.
In cold weather conditions, ice
may form around the charge
port door. Remove ice from the
area before attempting to open
or close the charge port door.
3. Open the rear hatch. Open the
left storage compartment door
and remove the charge cord.
4. Plug the charge cord into the
electrical outlet. See Electrical
Requirements for Battery
Charging 0 227. Verify the
charge cord status. See
Charge Cord 0 220.
5. Plug in the vehicle plug of the
charge cord into the charge
port on the vehicle. Verify that
the charging status indicator
illuminates on top of the
instrument panel and an
audible beep occurs. See
Charging Status Feedback
0 215.
6. To arm the charge cord theft
alert, lock the vehicle with the
RKE transmitter. To disable this
feature, see “Charge Cord
Theft Alert” in Vehicle
Personalization 0 137.
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End Charge
1. Unlock the vehicle with the
RKE transmitter to disarm the
charge cord theft alert.
2. Unplug the vehicle plug of the
charge cord from the vehicle.
3. Close the charge port door by
pressing firmly on the rearward
edge of the door surface.
4. Unplug the charge cord from
the electrical outlet.
5. Place the charge cord into the
storage compartment.
Charge Cord
See Radio Frequency Statement
0 351.
Important Information about
Portable Electric Vehicle Charging
. Charging an electric vehicle can
stress a building’s electrical
system more than a typical
household appliance.
. Before plugging into any
electrical outlet, have a qualified
electrician inspect and verify the
electrical system (electrical
outlet, wiring, junctions, and
protection devices) for
heavy-duty service at a 12 amp
continuous load.
. Electrical outlets may wear out
with normal usage or be
damaged over time, making
them unsuitable for electric
vehicle charging.
. Check the electrical outlet/plug
while charging and discontinue
use if the electrical outlet/plug is
hot, then have the electrical
outlet serviced by a qualified
electrician.
. When outdoors, plug into a
weatherproof electrical outlet.
. Mount the charging cord to
reduce strain on the electrical
outlet/plug.
{ Danger
Improper use of portable electric
vehicle charge cords may cause
a fire, electrical shock, or burns,
and may result in damage to
property, serious injury, or death.
. Do not use extension cords,
multi-outlet power strips,
splitters, grounding
adaptors, surge protectors,
or similar devices.
. Do not use an electrical
outlet that is worn or
damaged, or will not hold
the plug firmly in place.
. Do not use an electrical
outlet that is not properly
grounded.
. Do not use an electrical
outlet that is on a circuit with
other electrical loads.
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Charge Cord Status Indicators
See Charge Cord 0 220.
Charge Level Selection
Charge level selection can be made
using the Charge Limit Preference
screen on the center stack. See
“Charge Limit Selection” under
Programmable Charging 0 123.
{ Warning
Using a charge level that exceeds
the electrical circuit or electrical
outlet capacity may start a fire or
damage the electrical circuit. Use
the lowest charge level until a
qualified electrician inspects the
electrical circuit capacity. Use the
lowest charge level if the
electrical circuit or electrical outlet
capacity is not known.
Fueling
The fuel system on this vehicle
requires a refueling process to
control evaporative emissions. To
refuel the vehicle:
1. Press the fuel door button on
the driver door for one second.
A WAIT TO REFUEL message
displays on the Driver
Information Center.
2. When the READY TO REFUEL
message displays, the fuel
door on the passenger side will
unlock. To open the fuel door,
push and release the rearward
center edge of the door.
3. Turn the fuel cap
counterclockwise to remove.
While refueling, hang the fuel
cap tether from the hook on the
inside of the fuel door.
Complete refueling within
30 minutes of pressing the fuel
door button on the driver door.
If refueling after more than
30 minutes, press the fuel door
button again.
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4. After refueling, reinstall the fuel
cap by turning it clockwise until
it clicks. Close the fuel door.
See Filling the Tank 0 229.
Regenerative Braking
Regenerative braking takes some of
the energy from the moving vehicle
and turns it back into electrical
energy. This energy is then stored in
the high voltage battery system,
contributing to increased energy
efficiency.
Regen on Demand
This feature will slow the vehicle by
recapturing energy using the
steering wheel paddle.
See Regenerative Braking 0 187.
Service
{ Warning
Never try to do your own service
on high voltage components. You
can be injured and the vehicle
can be damaged if you try to do
your own service work. Service
and repair of these high voltage
components should only be
performed by a trained service
technician with the proper
knowledge and tools. See Doing
Your Own Service Work 0 236.
Performance and
Maintenance
Traction Control/
Electronic Stability
Control
The Traction Control System (TCS)
limits wheel slip. The system turns
on automatically every time the
vehicle is powered up.
The Electronic Stability Control
system called StabiliTrak assists
with directional control of the vehicle
in difficult driving conditions. The
system turns on automatically every
time the vehicle is on.
. To turn off TCS, press and
release g, on the center console
behind the shift lever. i
illuminates and a Driver
Information Center (DIC)
message may display.
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. To turn off both TCS and
StabiliTrak, press and hold g,
until i and g come on and stay
on in the instrument cluster a
DIC message may display.
. Press and release g to turn on
both systems.
See Traction Control/Electronic
Stability Control 0 189.
Tire Pressure Monitor
This vehicle may have a Tire
Pressure Monitor System (TPMS).
The low tire pressure warning light
alerts to a significant loss in
pressure of one of the vehicle's
tires. If the warning light comes on,
stop as soon as possible and inflate
the tires to the recommended
pressure shown on the Tire and
Loading Information label. See
Vehicle Load Limits 0 167. The
warning light will remain on until the
tire pressure is corrected.
The low tire pressure warning light
may come on in cool weather when
the vehicle is first started, and then
turn off as the vehicle is driven. This
may be an early indicator that the
tire pressures are getting low and
the tires need to be inflated to the
proper pressure.
The TPMS does not replace normal
monthly tire maintenance. Maintain
the correct tire pressures.
See Tire Pressure Monitor System
0 280.
Fuel
Regular Fuel
Use only unleaded gasoline rated
87 octane or higher in your vehicle.
Do not use gasoline with an octane
rating lower as it may result in
vehicle damage and lower fuel
economy. See Fuel 0 228.
E85 or FlexFuel
No E85 or FlexFuel
Gasoline-ethanol fuel blends greater
than E15 (15% ethanol by volume),
such as E85, cannot be used in this
vehicle.
Engine Oil Life System
The engine oil life system calculates
engine oil life based on vehicle use
and displays the CHANGE ENGINE
OIL SOON message when it is time
to change the engine oil and filter.
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The oil life system should be reset
to 100% only following an oil
change.
Resetting the Oil Life System
1. Select REMAINING OIL LIFE
on the DIC menu.
2. Press and hold V for several
seconds while the Oil Life
display is active to reset the Oil
Life system.
3. 100% OIL LIFE will be
displayed when the oil life
system is successfully reset.
The oil life system can also be reset
as follows:
1. Select REMAINING OIL LIFE
on the DIC menu.
2. Fully press and release the
accelerator pedal three times
within five seconds.
See Engine Oil Life System 0 242.
Driving for Better Energy
Efficiency
Use the following tips to help
maximize energy efficiency and
range.
In colder temperatures, while these
efficiency tips will help, the electric
vehicle driving range may be lower
due to higher energy usage.
Driving Style
Efficiency Gauge (Instrument
Cluster)
The ball indicator should be kept
green and toward the center of the
gauge for efficient operation.
Inefficient acceleration is indicated
when the ball turns yellow and
travels above the center of the
gauge.
Aggressive braking is indicated
when the ball turns yellow and
travels below the center of the
gauge.
Acceleration/Braking/Coasting
Avoid unnecessary rapid
accelerations and decelerations.
Electric range is maximized at
80 km/h (50 mph) and below. Higher
speeds use more energy and can
significantly reduce electric range.
Use cruise control when
appropriate.
Plan ahead for decelerations and
coast whenever possible. For
example, do not rush to traffic
signals.
Do not shift to N (Neutral) to coast.
The vehicle recovers energy while
coasting and braking in D (Drive)
or L (Low).
Drive Mode and PRNDL Selection
Use Normal Mode when possible.
Sport Mode provides more
responsive acceleration than
Normal Mode but can reduce
efficiency.
Use Mountain Mode prior to
climbing long, steep grades in
mountainous areas. Be sure to
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engage Mountain Mode before
starting to climb. Mountain Mode
reduces electric range and power
but may be needed to maintain
speed on steep grades.
Use Hold Mode on a trip where it is
expected that all of the electric
charge will be depleted. Use Hold
Mode mainly during highway or high
speed driving to maximize both EV
miles and fuel efficiency.
Use L (Low) in heavy stop-and-go
traffic or when traveling downhill.
L (Low) provides increased
regenerative braking when the
accelerator pedal is released,
reducing brake pedal application
and regenerating electrical energy.
Climate Setting
Using the heat and air conditioning
systems decreases the energy
available for electric driving.
Optimal energy efficiency is
achieved with the heat, air
conditioning, and fan turned off.
Less energy is used at low fan
speeds. When using the fan:
. Fan Only is the most energy
efficient climate setting as long
as 0 is not selected.
. Use eco for moderate air
conditioning and heater
operation. This is the next most
energy efficient setting as long
as 0 is not selected.
. MAX provides the most comfort
but is the least energy efficient.
If equipped, use the heated seat
feature and the heated steering
wheel instead of climate settings.
Heating the seat and steering wheel
uses less energy than heating the
vehicle interior.
Use remote start to heat or cool the
interior when the vehicle is plugged
in to maximize the electric range by
utilizing electricity from the electrical
outlet.
Engine Assisted Heating,
if equipped, can be personalized
while plugged in. See “Engine
Assist Heat Plugged In” under
Vehicle Personalization 0 137.
In hot weather, avoid parking in
direct sunlight or use sunshades
inside the vehicle.
Turn off the front and rear window
defog/defrost when they are no
longer needed.
Avoid driving with the windows open
at highway speeds.
Vehicle Charging/Maintenance
Charging
Keep the vehicle plugged in, even
when fully charged, to keep the
battery temperature ready for the
next drive and prolong battery life.
This is important when outside
temperatures are extremely hot
or cold.
Maintenance
Always keep the tires properly
inflated and the vehicle properly
aligned.
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The weight of excess cargo in the
vehicle affects efficiency and range.
Avoid carrying more than is needed.
If fuel is not regularly used, consider
keeping the fuel tank only one-third
full. Excess fuel weight impacts
efficiency and range.
For fuel recommendations, see Fuel
0 228.
Avoid unnecessary use of electrical
accessories. Power used for
functions other than propelling the
vehicle will reduce EV range.
Using a rooftop carrier will reduce
efficiency due to additional weight
and drag.
Roadside Assistance
Program
U.S.: 1-888-811-1926
TTY Users (U.S. Only):
1-888-889-2438
Canada: 1-800-268-6800
As the owner of a new Chevrolet,
you are automatically enrolled in the
Roadside Assistance program. This
program provides security and
convenience in the event of an
on-road failure or emergency
situation. Service is provided
24 hours a day, 365 days a year for
the duration of the vehicle’s
powertrain warranty.
See Roadside Assistance Program
0 345.
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Keys, Doors, and
Windows
Keys and Locks
Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Remote Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Power Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Delayed Locking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Automatic Door Locks . . . . . . . . . 43
Lockout Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Safety Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Doors
Hatch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Vehicle Security
Vehicle Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Vehicle Alarm System . . . . . . . . . 46
Immobilizer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Immobilizer Operation . . . . . . . . . 47
Exterior Mirrors
Convex Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Power Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Folding Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Heated Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Interior Mirrors
Interior Rearview Mirrors . . . . . . . 49
Manual Rearview Mirror . . . . . . . . 49
Automatic Dimming Rearview
Mirror . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Windows
Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Power Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Sun Visors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Keys and Locks
Keys
{ Warning
Leaving children in a vehicle with
a Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
transmitter is dangerous and
children or others could be
seriously injured or killed. They
could operate the power windows
or other controls or make the
vehicle move. The windows will
function with the RKE transmitter
in the vehicle, and children or
others could be caught in the path
of a closing window. Do not leave
children in a vehicle with an RKE
transmitter.
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There is a key inside the Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter that
can be used for all locks.
To remove the key, press the button
near the bottom of the RKE
transmitter, and pull the key out.
Never pull the key out without
pressing the button.
The key has a bar-coded key tag
that the dealer or qualified locksmith
can use to make new keys. Store
this information in a safe place, not
in the vehicle.
See your dealer if a replacement
key or an additional key is needed.
If it becomes difficult to turn the key
in a vehicle lock, inspect the key
blade for debris. Periodically clean
with a brush or pick.
If locked out of the vehicle, call
Roadside Assistance. See Roadside
Assistance Program 0 345.
With an active OnStar service plan,
an OnStar Advisor may remotely
unlock the vehicle. See OnStar
Overview 0 355.
Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) System
See Radio Frequency Statement
0 351.
If there is a decrease in the Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) operating
range:
. Check the distance. The
transmitter may be too far from
the vehicle.
. Check the location. Other
vehicles or objects may be
blocking the signal.
. Check the transmitter's battery.
See “Battery Replacement” later
in this section.
. If the transmitter is still not
working correctly, see your
dealer or a qualified technician
for service.
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Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) System Operation
The Keyless Access system allows
for vehicle entry when the Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is
within 1 m (3 ft). See “Keyless
Access Operation” later in this
section.
The RKE transmitter functions may
work up to 60 m (197 ft) away from
the vehicle.
Other conditions, such as those
previously stated, can impact the
performance of the transmitter.
K : Press once to unlock the driver
door or all doors depending on the
vehicle personalization. Press a
second time within five seconds to
unlock all doors.
See Vehicle Personalization 0 137.
The hazard warning lamps will flash
twice each time K is pressed and
the alarm system will be disarmed.
See Vehicle Alarm System 0 46.
For remote operating windows,
pressing and holding K will open all
of the vehicle's windows. See Power
Windows 0 49. This feature can be
enabled. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 137.
Q : Press to lock all doors. The
hazard warning lamps will flash
once and the alarm system will be
armed. The turn signal indicators
may flash and/or the horn may
sound on the second press to
indicate locking. See Vehicle Alarm
System 0 46.
If the driver door is open when Q is
pressed, all doors lock and then the
driver door will unlock if the feature
is enabled through vehicle
personalization. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 137..
7 : Press and release to initiate
vehicle locator. The exterior lamps
flash and the horn chirps three
times. Press and hold for
three seconds to sound the panic
alarm. The horn sounds and the
turn signals flash for 30 seconds.
Press again to cancel the panic
alarm.
/ : Press and release Q and then
immediately press and hold / for at
least four seconds to start the
vehicle's heating or air conditioning
systems and rear window defogger
from outside the vehicle using the
RKE transmitter. See Remote Start
0 38.
Keyless Access Operation
The Keyless Access system lets
you lock and unlock the doors and
access the hatch without removing
the RKE transmitter from your
pocket, purse, briefcase, etc. The
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RKE transmitter should be within
1 m (3 ft) to lock and unlock the
doors and access the hatch.
Keyless Access can be
programmed to unlock all doors on
the first lock/unlock press from the
driver door. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 137.
Keyless Unlocking/Locking from
the Driver Door
Driver Side Shown, Passenger
Doors Similar
When the doors are locked and the
RKE transmitter is within 1 m (3 ft) of
the driver door handle, pressing the
lock/unlock button on the driver door
handle will unlock the driver door.
If the lock/unlock button is pressed
again within five seconds, all
passenger doors will unlock. Pull
the door handle to unlatch the door.
Pressing the lock/unlock button will
cause all doors to lock if any of the
following occur:
. It has been more than
five seconds since the first lock/
unlock button press.
. Two lock/unlock button presses
were used to unlock all doors.
. Any vehicle door has opened
and all doors are now closed.
Keyless Unlocking/Locking from
Passenger Doors
When the doors are locked and the
RKE transmitter is within 1 m (3 ft) of
the door handle, pressing the lock/
unlock button on that door handle
will unlock all doors. Pressing the
lock/unlock button will cause all
doors to lock under either of the
following conditions:
. After the lock/unlock button was
used to unlock all doors
. After any vehicle door has
opened and all doors are now
closed
Passive Locking
The vehicle will lock several
seconds after all doors are closed if
the vehicle is off and at least one
transmitter has been removed or
none remain in the vehicle.
If other electronic devices interfere
with the RKE transmitter signal, the
vehicle may not detect the RKE
transmitter inside the vehicle.
If passive locking is enabled, the
doors may lock with the RKE
transmitter inside the vehicle. Do
not leave the RKE transmitter in an
unattended vehicle.
To customize the doors to
automatically lock when exiting the
vehicle, see Vehicle Personalization
0 137.
Temporary Disable of Passive
Locking Feature
Temporarily disable the passive
locking by pressing and holding K
on the interior door switch with a
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door open for at least four seconds,
or until three chimes are heard.
Passive locking will then remain
disabled until Q on the interior door
switch is pressed, or until the
vehicle is turned on.
Remote Left in Vehicle Alert
When the vehicle is turned off and
an RKE transmitter is left in the
vehicle, the horn will chirp three
times after all doors are closed. To
turn on or off, see Vehicle
Personalization 0 137.
Remote No Longer in Vehicle
If the vehicle is on, with a door
open, and then all doors are closed,
the vehicle will check for RKE
transmitters inside. If an RKE
transmitter is not detected, the DIC
will display NO REMOTE
DETECTED and the horn will chirp
three times.
Keyless Hatch Opening
Press the button on the underside of
the hatch and lift up to open if the
RKE transmitter is within 1 m (3 ft)
and the doors are locked. If the
doors are unlocked, the transmitter
is not required to open the hatch.
Keyed Access
To access a vehicle with a weak
transmitter battery, see Door Locks
0 40.
Programming Transmitters to
the Vehicle
Only RKE transmitters programmed
to this vehicle will work. If a
transmitter is lost or stolen, a
replacement can be purchased and
programmed through your dealer.
When the replacement transmitter is
programmed to this vehicle, all
remaining transmitters must also be
reprogrammed. Any lost or stolen
transmitters will no longer work
once the new transmitter is
programmed. Each vehicle can
have up to eight transmitters
matched to it.
Programming with Recognized
Transmitters
A new transmitter can be
programmed to the vehicle when
there are two recognized
transmitters. To program, the vehicle
must be off and all of the
transmitters, both currently
recognized and new, must be in the
vehicle.
1. Place the two recognized
transmitters in the cupholder.
2. Remove the key lock cylinder
cap on the driver door handle.
See Door Locks 0 40. Insert
the vehicle key of the new
transmitter into the key lock
cylinder on the outside of the
driver door and turn the key
counterclockwise to the unlock
position five times within
10 seconds.
The Driver Information Center
(DIC) displays READY FOR
REMOTE #2, 3, 4 OR 5 etc.
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3. Remove the rubber mat in the
center console storage area.
4. Place the new RKE transmitter
into the transmitter pocket.
5. Press and hold POWER O on
the center stack for
two seconds. When the
transmitter is programmed, the
DIC will show that it is ready to
program the next transmitter.
6. Remove the transmitter from
the transmitter pocket and
press K or Q on the
transmitter.
To program additional
transmitters, repeat Steps 4–6.
When all additional transmitters
are programmed, press and
hold POWER O for 12 seconds
to exit programming mode.
7. Return the key back into the
transmitter.
Programming without Recognized
Transmitters
If two currently recognized
transmitters are not available, follow
this procedure to program up to
eight transmitters. Canadian
regulations require that owners see
their dealer. This procedure will take
approximately 30 minutes to
complete. The vehicle must be off
and all transmitters to be
programmed must be with you.
1. Remove the key lock cylinder
cap on the driver door handle.
See Door Locks 0 40. Insert
the vehicle key of the
transmitter into the key lock
cylinder on the outside of the
driver door and turn the key to
the unlock position five times
within 10 seconds.
The Driver Information Center
(DIC) displays REMOTE
LEARN PENDING,
PLEASE WAIT.
2. Wait for 10 minutes until the
DIC displays PRESS START
BUTTON TO LEARN and then
press POWER O on the center
stack.
The DIC display will again
show REMOTE LEARN
PENDING, PLEASE WAIT.
3. Repeat Step 2 two more times.
After the third time, all
previously known transmitters
will no longer work with the
vehicle. Remaining transmitters
can be programmed during the
next steps.
The DIC display should now
show READY FOR
REMOTE #1.
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4. Remove the rubber mat in the
center console storage area.
5. Place the new transmitter into
the transmitter pocket.
6. Press and hold POWER O for
two seconds. When the
transmitter is programmed, the
DIC will show that it is ready to
program the next transmitter.
7. Remove the transmitter from
the transmitter pocket and
press K on the transmitter.
To program additional
transmitters, repeat Steps 5–7.
When all additional transmitters
are programmed, press and
hold POWER O for 12 seconds
to exit programming mode.
8. Return the key back into the
transmitter.
Starting the Vehicle with a Low
Transmitter Battery
If the transmitter battery is weak or
there is interference with the signal,
the DIC may display NO REMOTE
DETECTED or NO REMOTE KEY
WAS DETECTED PLACE KEY IN
TRANSMITTER POCKET THEN
START YOUR VEHICLE when you
try to start the vehicle. The
REPLACE BATTERY IN REMOTE
KEY message may also be
displayed at this time.
To start the vehicle:
1. Open the center console
storage area and remove the
rubber mat.
2. Place the RKE transmitter into
the transmitter pocket.
3. With the vehicle in P (Park) or
N (Neutral), press the brake
pedal and POWER O on the
center stack. See Power
Button 0 171.
Replace the transmitter battery as
soon as possible.
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Battery Replacement
Caution
When replacing the battery, do
not touch any of the circuitry on
the transmitter. Static from your
body could damage the
transmitter.
1. Press the button on the side of
the transmitter near the bottom
and pull the key out.
2. Separate the two halves of the
transmitter using a flat tool
inserted into the area near the
key slot. Do not use the
key slot.
4. Remove the old battery. Do not
use a metal object.
5. Insert the new battery on the
back housing, positive side
facing down. Replace with a
CR2032 or equivalent battery.
6. Align the front and back
housing and the release button
on the side of the transmitter,
then snap the transmitter
together.
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Remote Start
This feature starts the heating or air
conditioning systems and rear
window defogger from outside the
vehicle. Use remote start to heat or
cool the interior when the vehicle is
plugged in to maximize the electric
range by utilizing electricity from the
electrical outlet. Normal operation of
the system will return after the
vehicle has been turned on.
/ : This button is on the RKE
transmitter.
During remote start:
. The climate control system will
typically default to the last
climate setting. If the fan is off or
if eco and MAX are not selected,
the air conditioning or heat will
turn on as needed. See
Automatic Climate Control
System 0 153.
. If equipped with heated seats,
and the vehicle personalization
setting is enabled, the remote
start auto heated seats may also
come on. See Heated Front
Seats 0 56, and Vehicle
Personalization 0 137.
. If equipped the heated steering
wheel may also come on. See
Heated Steering Wheel 0 100.
. The rear window defogger will
turn on during colder outside
temperatures.
. Selecting 1 during colder
outside temperatures before
shutting the vehicle off will help
windshield clearing.
. Shutting the vehicle off in eco
mode without 1 selected will
minimize the impact to electric
range. Shutting the vehicle off in
other modes will maximize
heating or air conditioning.
. The engine may start to provide
energy for heating and cooling,
independent of the vehicle being
plugged in or completely
charged. Engine Assisted
Heating operation, if available,
can be personalized. See
“Engine Assist Heat Plugged In”
under Vehicle Personalization
0 137.
. Vehicle range may decrease if
the vehicle is not plugged into
an electrical outlet. If the vehicle
is plugged in, much of the
energy needed to support this
feature will be provided from the
electrical outlet, not from the
high voltage battery.
Laws in some communities may
restrict the use of features that
remotely start the engine. For
example, some laws may require a
person using the remote start
feature to have the vehicle in view
when doing so. Check local
regulations for any requirements on
remote starting of vehicles.
The RKE transmitter range may be
less while the vehicle is running.
Other conditions can affect the
performance of the transmitter. See
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System 0 31.
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Starting the Vehicle
To heat or cool the passenger
compartment using remote start:
1. Press and release Q on the
RKE transmitter; the doors
will lock.
2. Immediately press and hold /
until the turn signal lamps
flash, or for at least
four seconds. Pressing /
again during a remote start will
turn the feature off.
Remote start will automatically shut
off after 10 minutes unless a time
extension is done.
While the remote start is active, the
parking lamps will turn on and
remain on.
After entering the vehicle during a
remote start, press POWER O on
the center stack with the brake
pedal applied to operate as normal.
The remote start can be initiated
two separate times between driving.
For each remote start, the
passenger compartment will be
heated or cooled for 10 minutes.
Extending Vehicle Run Time
The vehicle run time can also be
extended by another 10 minutes,
if during the first 10 minutes
Steps 1 and 2 are repeated while
the vehicle is still running. An
extension can be requested
30 seconds after starting. This
provides a total of 20 minutes.
The remote start can only be
extended once.
When the remote start is extended,
the second 10-minute period is
added on to the first 10 minutes for
a total of 20 minutes.
A maximum of two remote starts,
or a remote start with an extension,
are allowed between vehicle
operation.
The ignition must be turned on and
then off before the remote start
procedure can be used again.
Canceling Remote Start
To cancel a remote start, do any of
the following:
. Aim the RKE transmitter at the
vehicle and press and hold /
until the parking lamps turn off.
. Turn on the hazard warning
flashers.
. Press POWER O on the center
stack, with the brake pedal
applied, then press POWER O
again to turn the vehicle off.
Conditions in Which Remote
Start May Not Work
Conditions in which a remote start
will not occur include:
. An open hood.
. The RKE transmitter is in the
vehicle.
. The vehicle is not in P (Park).
. Vehicle propulsion system fault
conditions, including an
emission control system
malfunction.
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. High voltage battery fault
conditions.
A second remote start or extension
will not occur if the fuel level is low.
During a remote start, conditions in
which a remote start will be
canceled include:
. Vehicle propulsion system or
high voltage battery fault
conditions.
. Low engine oil pressure.
. Engine coolant temperature that
is too high.
Door Locks
{ Warning
Unlocked doors can be
dangerous.
. Passengers, especially
children, can easily open
the doors and fall out of a
moving vehicle. The doors
can be unlocked and
(Continued)
Warning (Continued)
opened while the vehicle is
moving. The chance of
being thrown out of the
vehicle in a crash is
increased if the doors are
not locked. So, all
passengers should wear
seat belts properly and the
doors should be locked
whenever the vehicle is
driven.
. Young children who get into
unlocked vehicles may be
unable to get out. A child
can be overcome by
extreme heat and can suffer
permanent injuries or even
death from heat stroke.
Always lock the vehicle
whenever leaving it.
. Outsiders can easily enter
through an unlocked door
when you slow down or stop
the vehicle. Locking the
doors can help prevent this
from happening.
To lock or unlock the doors from
outside the vehicle:
. Press Q or K on the Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter.
See Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) System Operation 0 32.
. Use the key in the driver door.
The key lock cylinder is covered
with a cap.
To lock or unlock the doors from
inside the vehicle:
. Press Q or K on the power door
lock switch.
. Push down the manual lock
knob on the driver door to lock
all doors. Push down the manual
lock knob on a passenger door
to lock only that door.
. Pull an interior door handle to
unlock the door. Pull the door
handle again to unlatch it.
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Keyless Access
The RKE transmitter must be within
1 m (3 ft) of the door being opened.
Press the button on the door handle
to open. See “Keyless Access
Operation” in Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) System Operation 0 32.
Driver Door Key Lock Cylinder
Access (In Case of Dead
Battery)
To access the driver door key lock
cylinder:
1. Pull the door handle (1) to the
open position and hold it open
until cap removal is complete.
2. Insert the key into the slot (3)
on the bottom of the cap (2)
and lift the key upward.
3. Move the cap (2) rearward and
remove.
4. Use the key in the cylinder.
To replace the cap:
1. Pull the door handle (1) to the
open position and hold it open
until cap installation is
complete.
2. Insert the two tabs (6) at the
back of the cap between the
seal (5) and the metal base (4).
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3. Slide the cap forward and
press the forward edge to
install the cap in place.
4. Release the door handle.
5. Check that the cap is secure.
Free-Turning Locks
The door key lock cylinder turns
freely when either the wrong key is
used, or the correct key is not fully
inserted. The free-turning door lock
feature prevents the lock from being
forced open. To reset the lock, turn
it to the vertical position with the
correct key fully inserted. Remove
the key and insert it again. If this
does not reset the lock, turn the key
halfway around in the cylinder and
repeat the reset procedure.
Power Door Locks
K : Press to unlock the doors.
Q : Press to lock the doors.
Delayed Locking
This feature delays the locking of
the doors until five seconds after all
doors are closed.
Delayed locking can only be turned
on when the Unlocked Door
Anti-Lockout feature has been
turned off.
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When Q is pressed on the power
door lock switch while the door is
open, a chime will sound three
times indicating delayed locking is
active.
The doors will lock automatically
five seconds after all doors are
closed. If a door is reopened before
that time, the five-second timer will
reset when all doors are closed
again.
Press Q on the door lock switch
again or press Q on the RKE
transmitter to lock the doors
immediately.
This feature can also be
programmed. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 137.
Automatic Door Locks
The doors will lock automatically
when all doors are closed, the
ignition is on, and the shift lever is
moved out of P (Park).
If a vehicle door is unlocked and
then opened and closed, the doors
will lock either when your foot is
removed from the brake or the
vehicle speed becomes faster than
13 km/h (8 mph).
To unlock the doors:
. Press K on a door.
. Move the shift lever into
P (Park).
Automatic door unlocking can be
programmed through the Driver
Information Center (DIC). See
Vehicle Personalization 0 137.
Lockout Protection
If the vehicle is on or in ACC/
ACCESSORY and the power door
lock switch is pressed with the
driver door open, all the doors will
lock and only the driver door will
unlock.
If the vehicle is off and locking is
requested while a door is open,
when all doors are closed the
vehicle will check for RKE
transmitters inside. If an RKE
transmitter is detected and the
number of RKE transmitters inside
has not reduced, the driver door will
unlock and the horn will chirp three
times.
Lockout Protection can be manually
overridden with the driver door open
by pressing and holding Q on the
power door lock switch.
Unlocked Door Anti-Lockout
If Unlocked Door Anti-Lockout has
been turned on and the vehicle is
off, the driver door is open, and
locking is requested, all the doors
will lock and the driver door will
remain unlocked. Push the lock
button on the door or the RKE
transmitter a second time to lock the
driver door. The Unlocked Door
Anti-Lockout feature can be turned
on or off. See Vehicle
Personalization 0 137.
Safety Locks
The rear door safety locks prevent
passengers from opening the rear
doors from inside the vehicle.
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Manual Safety Locks
The safety lock is on the inside
edge of the rear doors. To use the
safety lock:
1. Move the lever down to the
lock position.
2. Close the door.
3. Do the same for the other
rear door.
To open a rear door when the safety
lock is on:
1. Unlock the door by activating
the inside handle, pressing the
power door lock switch,
or using the Remote Keyless
Entry (RKE) transmitter.
2. Open the door from the
outside.
When the safety lock is enabled,
adults and older children will not be
able to open the rear door from the
inside. Cancel the safety locks to
enable the doors to open from the
inside.
To cancel the safety lock:
1. Unlock the door and open it
from the outside.
2. Move the lever up to unlock.
Do the same for the other door.
Doors
Hatch
{ Warning
Exhaust gases can enter the
vehicle if it is driven in Extended
Range Mode with the hatch open,
or with any objects that pass
through the seal between the
body and the hatch. Engine
exhaust contains carbon
monoxide (CO) which cannot be
seen or smelled. It can cause
unconsciousness and even death.
If the vehicle must be driven in
Extended Range Mode with the
hatch open:
. Do not operate in Mountain
Mode if driving with the
hatch open.
. Close all of the windows.
. Fully open the air outlets on
the instrument panel.
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Warning (Continued)
. Adjust the climate control
system to a setting that
brings in only outside air
and set the fan speed to the
highest setting. See
Automatic Climate Control
System 0 153.
For more information about
carbon monoxide, see Engine
Exhaust 0 182.
To open the hatch, the vehicle must
be off or the shift lever must be in
P (Park).
Press K on the RKE transmitter to
unlock all doors. Press the touch
pad on the underside of the hatch
and lift.
Use the inside pull handle to lower
and close the hatch.
Keyless Access : To open the
hatch with the vehicle locked, the
RKE transmitter must be within 1 m
(3 ft) of the rear of the vehicle.
Press the touch pad on the
underside of the hatch and lift up.
See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
System Operation 0 32.
Always close the hatch before
driving. Do not press the touch pad
while closing the hatch; it will
unlatch again.
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Vehicle Security
This vehicle has theft-deterrent
features; however, they do not make
the vehicle impossible to steal.
Vehicle Alarm System
This vehicle has an anti-theft alarm
system.
Arming the Alarm System
1. Turn off the vehicle.
2. Lock the vehicle in one of
three ways:
. Use the RKE transmitter.
. Use the Keyless Access
system.
. With a door open, press Q
on the interior door switch.
3. After 30 seconds the alarm
system will arm. Pressing Q on
the RKE transmitter a second
time will bypass the 30-second
delay and immediately arm the
alarm system.
The vehicle alarm system will not
arm if the doors are locked with
the key.
If the driver door is opened without
first unlocking with the RKE
transmitter, the horn will chirp and
the lights will flash to indicate
pre-alarm. If the vehicle is not
started, or the door is not unlocked
by pressing K on the RKE
transmitter during the 10-second
pre-alarm, the alarm will be
activated.
The alarm will also be activated if
there is an attempt to remove the
charge cord, or if a passenger door,
the hatch, or the hood is opened,
without first disarming the system.
When the alarm is activated, the
turn signals flash and the horn
sounds for about 30 seconds. The
alarm system will then re-arm to
monitor for the next unauthorized
event.
The charge cord theft alert feature
may be disabled through the vehicle
personalization. See “Charge Cord
Theft Alert” under Vehicle
Personalization 0 137.
Disarming the Alarm System
To disarm the alarm system, or turn
off the alarm if it has been activated,
do one of the following:
. Press K on the RKE transmitter.
. Unlock the vehicle using the
Keyless Access system.
. Start the vehicle.
To avoid setting off the alarm by
accident:
. Lock the vehicle after all
occupants have exited.
. Always unlock a door with the
RKE transmitter or use the
Keyless Access system.
Unlocking the driver door with the
key will not disarm the system or
turn off the alarm.
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How to Detect a Tamper
Condition
If K is pressed on the transmitter
and the horn chirps and the lights
flash three times, a previous alarm
occurred while the system was
armed.
If the alarm has been activated, a
message will appear on the Driver
Information Center (DIC).
Immobilizer
See Radio Frequency Statement
0 351.
Immobilizer Operation
This vehicle has a passive
theft-deterrent system. The system
does not have to be manually
armed or disarmed.
The vehicle is automatically
immobilized when the vehicle is
turned off.
The system is automatically
disarmed when the vehicle is
started with a valid RKE transmitter
in the vehicle. The RKE transmitter
uses electronic coding that matches
an immobilizer control unit in the
vehicle and automatically disarms
the system. Only a correct
transmitter can be used to turn the
vehicle on.
The security light comes on if there
is a problem with arming or
disarming the theft-deterrent
system.
This light may come on briefly when
the vehicle is turned on. There is a
problem if the engine does not start
and this light stays on.
Turn the ignition off and try again.
If the engine still does not start, and
the RKE transmitter appears
undamaged, try the other RKE
transmitter for the vehicle, or place
the RKE transmitter in the
transmitter pocket. See Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) System
Operation 0 32. It may be necessary
to check the fuse. See Electrical
System Overload 0 261. If the
vehicle does start, the first
transmitter is bad. If the vehicle still
does not start, the vehicle needs
service. See your dealer.
Do not leave the key or device that
disarms or deactivates the vehicle
theft-deterrent system in the vehicle.
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Exterior Mirrors
Convex Mirrors
{ Warning
A convex mirror can make things,
like other vehicles, look farther
away than they really are. If you
cut too sharply into the right lane,
you could hit a vehicle on the
right. Check the inside mirror or
glance over your shoulder before
changing lanes.
The passenger side mirror is convex
shaped. A convex mirror's surface is
curved so more can be seen from
the driver seat.
Power Mirrors
To adjust a mirror:
1. Press } or | to choose the
driver or passenger mirror.
2. Press the arrows on the control
pad to move each mirror in the
desired direction.
Folding Mirrors
Manual Folding Mirrors
The mirrors can be folded inward
toward the vehicle to prevent
damage when going through an
automatic car wash. Push the mirror
outward to return it to the original
position.
Heated Mirrors
The rear window defogger also
heats the outside mirrors,
if equipped.
K : Press to heat the outside
rearview mirrors. See “Rear Window
Defogger” under Automatic Climate
Control System 0 153.
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Interior Mirrors
Interior Rearview Mirrors
Adjust the rearview mirror for a clear
view of the area behind the vehicle.
Do not spray glass cleaner directly
on the mirror. Use a soft towel
dampened with water.
Manual Rearview Mirror
If equipped with a manual rearview
mirror, push the tab forward for
daytime use and pull it for nighttime
use to avoid glare from the
headlamps from behind.
Automatic Dimming
Rearview Mirror
If equipped, automatic dimming
reduces the glare of headlamps
from behind. The dimming feature
comes on when the vehicle is
started.
Windows
{ Warning
Never leave a child, a helpless
adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle,
especially with the windows
closed in warm or hot weather.
They can be overcome by the
extreme heat and suffer
permanent injuries or even death
from heat stroke.
The vehicle aerodynamics are
designed to improve fuel economy
performance. This may result in a
pulsing sound when either rear
window is down and the front
windows are up. To reduce the
sound, open either a front window
or the sunroof, if equipped.
Power Windows
{ Warning
Children could be seriously
injured or killed if caught in the
path of a closing window. Never
leave the Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) transmitter in a vehicle with
children. When there are children
in the rear seat, use the window
lockout switch to prevent
operation of the windows. See
Keys 0 30.
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50 Keys, Doors, and Windows
Power windows work when the
ignition is on, in ACC/ACCESSORY,
or when Retained Accessory Power
(RAP) is active. See Retained
Accessory Power (RAP) 0 174.
Using the window switch, press to
open or pull to close the window.
The windows may be temporarily
disabled if they are used repeatedly
within a short time.
Window Lockout
This feature stops the rear
passenger windows from working.
. Press Z to engage the rear
window lockout feature. The
indicator light is on when
engaged.
. Press Z again to disengage.
Window Express Movement
All windows can be opened without
holding the window switch. Press
the switch down fully and quickly
release to express open the
window.
If equipped, pull the window switch
up fully and quickly release to
express close the window.
Briefly press or pull the window
switch in the same direction to stop
that window’s express movement.
Window Automatic Reversal
System
The express-close feature will
reverse window movement if it
comes in contact with an object.
Extreme cold or ice could cause the
window to auto-reverse. The
window will operate normally after
the object or condition is removed.
Automatic Reversal System
Override
{ Warning
If automatic reversal system
override is active, the window will
not reverse automatically. You or
others could be injured and the
window could be damaged.
Before using automatic reversal
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