get to know the eco-friendly toyota yaris
opening up The Yaris has a proximity key, so during your reservation the key just needs to be on you to open the doors. To open the boot, push the button directly under the rear logo on the proximity key fob (while in or near the car of course).
getting started All Toyota Yaris (Yarises?) are automatic. To move off make sure the shift lever is in 'P' (Park) and the handbrake is on. Depress the brake pedal and then push the blue 'Power' button next to the steering wheel. We probably don't need to stay it, but do make sure the car's proximity key fob is in the car for the power button to work. To move off, depress the brake pedal and shift the lever into 'D' (Drive) mode, release the handbrake, release the brake, and accelerate.
steering lock Trying to turn the ignition but it won’t turn fully or connect? You’ll probably find the steering wheel lock is on. To release, make sure the proximity key is in the car and the gear is in 'P' (Park) mode, depress the brake, hit the power button, and give the steering wheel a firm wiggle.
fuel it up You'll find the catch in the passenger foot well; give it a pull and the fuel door will open. The fuel cap itself twists open. Be sure to double check which type of fuel your Zipcar drinks before filling up (you’ll find this on your booking confirmation and/or a sticker inside the fuel flap).
for a rainy day You’ll find the wiper controls on the right hand side lever off the steering wheel. The symbols on the stalk indicate how to operate the different settings. Tip: if the front wipers aren’t working, check that the bonnet is shut properly. If the rear wipers aren’t working, then it may be that the boot isn’t closed properly.
moving the mirrors Adjust your wingmirrors using the electric buttons on the dash, just to the right of the steering wheel. Choose which mirror to adjust using the 'L' (left) and 'R' (right) switch.
dimensions The boot capacity is 268 litres with the seats up, and 768 litres with the rear seats down.
Got any more questions about the Toyota Yaris? Check your handy co-pilot found in your Zipcar’s glove compartment or give our friendly Member Services team a call on 0333 240 9000.
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