Driving your vehicle

Ignition switch
Starting the engine
Manual transaxle
Automatic transaxle
Four wheel drive (4WD)
Brake system
Steering wheel
Cruise control system
Electronic stability control Instrument cluster
Gauges
Warnings and indicators
Compass
Lighting
Wipers and washers
Defroster
Hazard warning flasher
Manual climate control system Automatic climate control system Windshield defrosting and defogging

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Competitive Warranty
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