Lexus NX: Side doors

The vehicle can be locked and unlocked using the entry function, wireless remote control or door lock switch.

Unlocking and locking the doors from the outside

■ Using the smart access system with push-button start Carry the electronic key to enable this function.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

  1. Grip the driver's door handle to unlock the door. Grip any passenger door handle to unlock all the doors.*

Make sure to touch the sensor on the back of the handle.

The doors cannot be unlocked for 3 seconds after the doors are locked.

  1. Touch the lock sensor (the indentation on the surface of the door handle) to lock all the doors.

Check that the door is securely locked.

*: The door unlock settings can be changed.

■ Using the wireless remote control

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

  1. Locks all the doors

Check that the door is securely

  1. Unlocks all the doors

Pressing the button unlocks the driver's door. Pressing the button again within 3 seconds unlocks the other doors.

Press and hold to open the windows and moon roof*1, 2

*1: If equipped
*2: This setting must be customized at your Lexus dealer.

■Switching the door unlock function It is possible to set which doors the entry function unlocks using the wireless remote control.

1. Turn the power switch off.

2. When the indicator light on the key surface is not on, press and hold , or for approximately 5 seconds while pressing and holding .

The setting changes each time an operation is performed, as shown below. (When changing the setting continuously, release the buttons, wait for at least 5 seconds, and repeat step 2.)

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

For vehicles with alarm: To prevent unintended triggering of the alarm, unlock the doors using the wireless remote control and open and close a door once after the settings have been changed. (If a door is not opened within 60 seconds after is pressed, the doors will be locked again and the alarm will automatically be set.) In a case that the alarm is triggered, immediately stop the alarm.

■Locking the doors from the outside without a key

1. Move the inside lock button to the lock position.

2. Close the door.

The door cannot be locked if the power switch is in ACCESSORY or ON mode, or the electronic key is left inside the vehicle.

The key may not be detected correctly and the door may be locked.

■Impact detection door lock release system In the event that the vehicle is subject to a strong impact, all the doors are unlocked.

Depending on the force of the impact or the type of accident, however, the system may not operate.

■Operation signals

Doors: A buzzer sounds and the emergency flashers flash to indicate that the doors have been locked/unlocked. (Locked: Once; Unlocked: Twice)

Windows and moon roof: A buzzer sounds to indicate that all windows and moon roof are opening.

■Security feature If a door is not opened within approximately 60 seconds after the vehicle is unlocked, the security feature automatically locks the vehicle again.

■Open door warning buzzer If the vehicle speed reaches 3 mph (5 km/h), the master warning light flashes and a buzzer sounds to indicate that door(s) or the hood in not fully closed.

The open door(s) or hood is displayed on the multi-information display.

■Welcome light illumination control The side marker, parking, tail and license plate lights automatically turn on at night when the doors are unlocked using the entry function or wireless remote control if the light switch is in the position.

■When the door cannot be locked by the lock sensor on the surface of the door handle When the door cannot be locked even if the lock sensor on the surface of the door handle is touched by a finger, touch the lock sensor with the palm.

When gloves are being worn, remove the gloves.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

■Door lock buzzer If an attempt to lock the doors is made when a door is not fully closed, a buzzer sounds continuously for 5 seconds. Fully close the door to stop the buzzer, and lock the vehicle once more.

■If the smart access system with pushbutton start or the wireless remote control does not operate properly

■Customization Settings (e.g. unlocking function using a key) can be changed.

WARNING

■To prevent an accident Observe the following precautions while driving the vehicle.

Failure to do so may result in a door opening and an occupant falling out, resulting in death or serious injury.

■When opening or closing a door Check the surroundings of the vehicle such as whether the vehicle is on an incline, whether there is enough space for a door to open and whether a strong wind is blowing. When opening or closing the door, hold the door handle tightly to prepare for any unpredictable movement.

■When using the wireless remote control and operating the power windows or moon roof (if equipped) Operate the power window or moon roof after checking to make sure that there is no possibility of any passenger having any of their body parts caught in the window or moon roof. Also do not let a child operate window by the mechanical key. It is possible for children and other passengers to get caught in the power window or moon roof.

Unlocking and locking the doors from the inside

■ Using the door lock switches

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

  1. Locks all the doors
  2. Unlocks all the doors

■ Using the inside lock button

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

  1. Locks the door
  2. Unlocks the door

The front doors can be opened by pulling the inside handle even if the lock buttons are in the lock position.

■Rear door child-protector lock The door cannot be opened from inside the vehicle when the lock is set.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

  1. Unlock
  2. Lock

These locks can be set to prevent children from opening the rear doors. Push down on each rear door switch to lock both rear doors.

■Automatic door locking and unlocking systems The following functions can be set or canceled: For instructions on customizing.

Function Operation
Speed linked door locking function All doors are automatically locked when vehicle speed is approximately 12 mph (20 km/h) or higher.
Shift position linked door locking function All doors are automatically locked when shifting the shift lever out of P.
Shift position linked door unlocking function All doors are automatically unlocked when shifting the shift lever to P.
Driver's door linked door unlocking function All doors are automatically unlocked when driver's door is opened.

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