Hyundai Elantra: Driving Your Vehicle / Cruise Control

Cruise Control Operation

Hyundai Elantra. Cruise Control

1. Cruise indicator
2. SET indicator (Type A) / Set speed (Type B)

The Cruise Control system allows you to drive at speeds above 20 mph (30 km/h) without depressing the accelerator pedal.


Take the following precautions:


During cruise-speed driving of a manual transmission vehicle, do not shift into neutral without depressing the clutch pedal, since the engine will be overrevved. If this happens, depress the clutch pedal or press the cruise control ON/OFF button.


To set Cruise Control speed

Hyundai Elantra. Cruise Control

1. Press the CRUISE button on the steering wheel to turn the system on. The cruise indicator will illuminate.

2. Accelerate to the desired speed, which must be more than 20 mph (30 km/h).

Information - Manual transmission

For manual transmission vehicles, you should depress the brake pedal at least once to set the cruise control after starting the engine.

Hyundai Elantra. Cruise Control

3. Push the toggle switch down (SET-), and release it. The SET indicator or set speed on the LCD display will illuminate.

4. Release the accelerator pedal.


On a steep slope, the vehicle may slightly slow down or speed up, while driving uphill or downhill.

To increase Cruise Control speed

Hyundai Elantra. Cruise Control

To decrease Cruise Control speed

Hyundai Elantra. Cruise Control

• Push the toggle switch down (SET-) and hold it to set the desired speed. The speed will decrease by 5 mph (10 km/h). • Push the toggle switch down (SET-) and release it immediately. The cruising speed will decrease 1.0 mph (1.0 km/h) each time the toggle switch is operated in this manner. • Lightly tap the brake pedal. When the vehicle attains the desired speed, push the toggle switch down (SET-).

To temporarily accelerate with the Cruise Control ON

Depress the accelerator pedal.When you take your foot off the accelerator, the vehicle will return to the previously set speed.

If you push the toggle switch down (SET-) at the increased speed, the Cruise Control will maintain the increased speed.

Cruise Control will be canceled when:

Hyundai Elantra. Cruise Control


Each of the above actions will cancel Cruise Control operation (the set speed on the LCD display in the instrument cluster will go off), but only pressing the CRUISE button will turn the system off. If you wish to resume Cruise Control operation, push the toggle switch up (RES+) located on your steering wheel. You will return to your previously preset speed, unless the system was turned off using the CRUISE button.

To resume preset Cruising speed

Hyundai Elantra. Cruise Control

Push the toggle switch up (RES+). If the vehicle speed is over 20 mph (30 km/h), the vehicle will resume the preset speed.

To turn Cruise Control off

Hyundai Elantra. Cruise Control

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