What is the Toyota Tacoma Crawl Control Feature and How Does it Work?

How to Operate the Toyota Tacoma Crawl Control Feature

Hit the trail in search of mud-slingin’ adventures behind the wheel of the redesigned and trail-ready 2016 Toyota Tacoma. Designed and built to tear up the countryside, the Toyota Tacoma is available with an arsenal of off-road features and innovative systems that will allow you to dominate even the most extreme terrain. A key new element of the Toyota Tacoma’s off-road dominance is an advanced Toyota Tacoma Crawl Control feature. With the ability to maintain a steady speed when you are climbing rough, rocky terrain, this feature allows you to focus on steering. Take a closer look at how to operate the Toyota Tacoma Crawl Control feature at Downeast Toyota.

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Step-By-Step Instructions on How to Use Toyota Crawl Control

Uphill climbs, rocky terrain and steep grades can mean white-knuckle driving for many adventurers when they hit the trail. With the Toyota Crawl Control feature in your bag of tricks, you can simply relax and enjoy the ride. Activate the Crawl Control system and you will have the ability to set a crawl speed from 1 to 5 mph. A set speed and automatic braking will allow you to focus on navigating the twists and turns of the trail. With the ability to limit wheel slippage and optimize torque, Toyota Tacoma Crawl Control promises vice-like traction and control. Take a look at detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to use Toyota Crawl Control.
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  1. Stop and keep your foot on the brake.
  2. Shift into Neutral and put your Toyota Tacoma in 4-Low.
  3. Shift into Drive or Reverse.
  4. Activate Crawl Control — On/Off Button located above the rearview mirror.
  5. Select a speed with the Crawl Control dial.
  6. Let your foot off the brake.
  7. Vital information can be found on the Multi-Information Display.

After you activate the Toyota Tacoma Crawl Control feature, you can choose from five speed settings. Each speed is geared towards specific terrain to optimize performance and is highlighted in the table above. When you shift into Park or Neutral, switch to 4-High or open the driver’s side door, Crawl Control will automatically deactivate.

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Those of you who plan to hit the trail in search of adventure this fall will love what the rough-and-tumble Toyota Tacoma has to offer. When equipped with an arsenal of innovative off-road systems that includes Crawl Control, the Toyota Tacoma is capable of tackling any and all terrain. Learn how to operate the Toyota Tacoma Crawl Control feature and make the most of your adventures. Even more thrills can be had when you get behind the wheel of the performance-tuned 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro later this year. Explore the Downeast Toyota inventory today to find the Toyota model that best fits your lifestyle.

August 29, 2016
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