Storage compartment

NOTICE
• To avoid possible theft, do not leave valuables in the storage compartment.

• Since stored items may move while driving, be sure to position them in the storage compartment so that they do not make noise or cause a potential safety hazard when the vehicle is moving.

• Always keep the storage compartment covers closed while driving. Do not attempt to place many items in the storage compartment that the storage compartment cover can not close securely.

WARNING - Flammable
materials
Do not store cigarette lighters, propane cylinders, or other flammable/ explosive materials in the vehicle.

These items may catch fire and/or explode if the vehicle is exposed to hot temperatures for extended periods.

Multi box (if equipped)


Multi box (if equipped) To open the cover located above the cigarette lighter/power outlet, push the button and pull the cover down. It can be used for storing small items.

Glove box


Glove box
To open the glove box, pull the handle (1) and the glove box will automatically open (2). Close the glove box after use.

CAUTION
To reduce the risk of injury in case of an accident or sudden stop, always keep the glove box door closed while driving.

Sunglass holder (if equipped)


Sunglass holder (if equipped) A sunglass storage compartment is provided on the overhead console. To open the sunglass holder, press the cover and the holder will slowly open. Place your sunglasses in the compartment door with the lenses facing out. Push to close.

NOTICE
Make sure the sunglass holder is closed while driving.

CAUTION
Do not use the sunglass holder while driving. This could result in loss of control, and an accident causing serious injury or property damage.

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