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I just found out that you can open the Venza drive door at any speed even after you locked it.(I can't reach the passenger door so it might or might not be operating the same as the driver door). I tested on the Honda Pilot and it will not allow you to open the door unless you unlock it first. On the Venza, you are able to open the door from the inside, after you locked it, even while the car going at high way speed.

I think there might be logic behind this feature but I can't think of any good reason why Toyota does this. Anyone know?

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Interesting, I never try to open my door when I'm doing 70mph. LOL

I guess their logic is counting on your logic to not step out when doing highway speed or in motion for that matter. :D
 

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Never underestimate children's logic! I wonder if the rear door locks allow this?
The rear doors have a safety lock that you can activate to prevent the door from being opened from the inside regardless if they are locked or not.
As far as opening a door at 70mph, try it, the pressure from the wind makes it impossible.
I've seen several cars where you can't open the door if it's locked and several where you can.
 

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The rear doors have a safety lock that you can activate to prevent the door from being opened from the inside regardless if they are locked or not.
As far as opening a door at 70mph, try it, the pressure from the wind makes it impossible.
I've seen several cars where you can't open the door if it's locked and several where you can.
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That is NOT true that you cannot open the door at 70 mph... don't ask me how I know:D. All I can say is that my B-I-L was in the car with me and said "You might be able to open at low speed but the wind will prevent you from opening the door at 65 mph". I proved him wrong - seriously!

Disclaimer: It was nobody nearby my car and I did not open all the way up but the door opened large enough that an adult can roll out of it - please don't do it unless you want other drivers to look at you like you are a nutcase and at your own risk!).
 

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That is NOT true that you cannot open the door at 70 mph... don't ask me how I know:D. All I can say is that my B-I-L was in the car with me and said "You might be able to open at low speed but the wind will prevent you from opening the door at 65 mph". I proved him wrong - seriously!

Disclaimer: It was nobody nearby my car and I did not open all the way up but the door opened large enough that an adult can roll out of it - please don't do it unless you want other drivers to look at you like you are a nutcase and at your own risk!).
Sounds like something out of a Jeff Foxworthy routine... :lol:
 

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For my car, the two front doors can be open and it'll automatically do the unlock.

But just the other day when my brother sitting in the back and tried it, it didn't work. He had to unlock than open. I didn't know until he told me. LOL

Have you tried the LOCK window button on the driver's door? The one that disable all other window switch, maybe that will also disable the doors from automatically unlock.
 

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For my car, the two front doors can be open and it'll automatically do the unlock.

But just the other day when my brother sitting in the back and tried it, it didn't work. He had to unlock than open. I didn't know until he told me. LOL

Have you tried the LOCK window button on the driver's door? The one that disable all other window switch, maybe that will also disable the doors from automatically unlock.
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I't s official that you CAN open the two front doors no matter how you locked it, what mode you are in, window locked out or not, or how fast you are going :eek: -providing that gravity does not work against the weight of the door. The back two doors remain locked once locked.

Good to know just in case you need bail out on the move in a hurry :naughty:
 

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I't s official that you CAN open the two front doors no matter how you locked it, what mode you are in, window locked out or not, or how fast you are going :eek: -providing that gravity does not work against the weight of the door. The back two doors remain locked once locked.

Good to know just in case you need bail out on the move in a hurry :naughty:
Ford's do this as well.
 
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