How to Use the Remote Start in a Toyota Prius

Whether it’s scorching heat or freezing cold, your Toyota Prius will be ready to embrace any weather with remote start. This introduction offers a glimpse into the world of remote vehicle ignition, ensuring you’re well-prepared for whatever comes your way.

Note: The Toyota Prius has a remote start feature in model years 2010+.

2010 – 2023 Models

  1. On your key fob, press the lock button.
  2. Press and hold the remote start button (usually depicted by a circular arrow) for a few seconds.
  3. The vehicle’s lights will flash, and the engine will start. The climate control system will activate according to the settings from the previous drive cycle.


How do I take over the remote start when I am ready to drive?

  1. Unlock the vehicle using your remote key fob.
  2. Insert your key into the ignition and turn to the “ON” position to drive.

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