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Toyota 4Runner: Multi-terrain Select

The Multi-terrain Select system has 4 terrain modes. When a terrain mode is selected in accordance with terrain conditions, engine power and active traction control system is controlled to enhance off-road drivability.

Additionally, guidance messages such as transfer mode selection advice are displayed on the accessory meter to assist the driver in operating the vehicle.


1. “ON/OFF” switch 2. Mode selector dial
3. Mode indicators
4. Multi-terrain Select indicator 5. Accessory meter

Multi-terrain Select modes



The following table shows some typical terrains and the recommended Multi-terrain Select modes.


Multi-terrain Select can be activated when

• Vehicle speed is approximately 7 mph (12 km/h) or less.

• MUD & SAND: The front-wheel drive control lever or switch is in L4 or H4.

LOOSE ROCK, MOGUL and ROCK: The front-wheel drive control lever or switch is in L4.


• Crawl Control is not operating.

Crawl Control
Allows travel on extremely rough off-road surfaces at a fixed low speed without pressing the accelerator or brake pedal. Minimizes loss of traction or vehicle slip when driving on slippery road su ...

Selecting modes
Press the “ON/OFF” switch. All the mode indicators will come on and then go off except the indicator for the present mode. The applicable road conditions will be displayed on the accessory ...

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