Man and Son Loading Cargo in the Back of 2020 Toyota RAV4

Step-By-Step Instructions To Set Up and Operate the Toyota Power Liftgate

How To Use the Toyota Hands-Free Power Liftgate Feature

Are you a fan of the next-generation 2020 Toyota Highlander? Have you and your family set your sights on the 2020 Toyota RAV4? Equipped with an available power liftgate, Toyota crossovers make loading and unloading cargo more convenient with a hands-free feature and adjustable height settings. Learn how to use the Toyota hands-free power liftgate feature with this step-by-step guide and how-to video. Find a Toyota car, truck or crossover with features you love when you visit the Downeast Toyota inventory!


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How To Operate the Toyota Power Liftgate from the Driver’s Seat 

  • Press and Hold the Power Liftgate Button to the Left of the Steering Wheel to Open 
  • Press the Power Liftgate Button to Pause 
  • Press and Hold the Power Liftgate Button to Close 

How To Operate the Toyota Power Liftgate from Outside 

  • Press and Hold the Power Liftgate Button on the Key Fob to Open 
  • Press and Hold the Power Liftgate Button to Close 
  • OR 
  • Press the Switch Below the Rear Toyota Emblem to Open 
  • Press the Power Liftgate Button on the Inside Edge of the Door to Pause/Close 

How To Adjust the Power Liftgate Height Settings 

  • Manually Adjust the Door to Your Preferred Height 
  • Press and Hold the Power Liftgate Button Until You Hear 4 Beeps 
  • Press the Power Liftgate Button to Open to the Set Height 

How To Operate the Toyota Hands-Free Power Liftgate 

  • Make Sure You are Carrying the Toyota Smart Key® 
  • Swipe/Kick Your Foot Below the Center of the Rear Bumper to Open/Close