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Cruise Control operation

To set speed

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

  2. Press the Driving Assist () button at the desired speed. The set speed and Cruise () indicator will illuminate on the cluster.

  3. Release the accelerator pedal.

    Vehicle speed will maintain the set speed even when The accelerator pedal must not be pressed.

Notice

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

To increase set speed

  • Push the + switch up and release it immediately. The set speed will increase by 1 km/h (1 mph) each time the switch is operated in this manner.

  • Push the + switch up and hold it while monitoring the set speed on the cluster. The set speed will increase to the nearest multiple of ten (multiple of five in mph) at first, and then increase by 10 km/h (5 mph) each time the switch is operated in this manner.

    Release the switch when the desired speed is shown and the vehicle will accelerate to that speed.

To decrease set speed

  • Push the - switch down and release it immediately. The set speed will decrease by 1 km/h (1 mph) each time the switch is operated in this manner.

  • Push the - switch down and hold it while monitoring the set speed on the cluster. The set speed will decrease to the nearest multiple of ten (multiple of five in mph) at first, and then decrease by 10 km/h (5 mph) each time the switch is operated in this manner.

    Release the switch at the speed you want to maintain.

To temporarily accelerate

If you want to speed up temporarily when Cruise Control is on, depress the accelerator pedal.

To return to the set speed, take your foot off the accelerator pedal.

If you push the + switch up or - switch down at increased speed, the cruising speed will be set to the current increased speed.

To temporarily pause Cruise Control

Cruise Control will be paused when:

  • Depressing the brake pedal.

  • Pressing the () button.

  • Shifting the gear to N (Neutral).

  • Decreasing vehicle speed to less than approximately 30 km/h (20 mph).

  • Increasing vehicle speed to more than approximately 190 km/h (120 mph)

  • Operating the electronic parking brake system EPB.

  • ESC (Electronic Stability Control) is operating.

The set speed will turn off but the Cruise () indicator will stay on.

Notice

If Cruise Control pauses during a situation that is not mentioned, have the vehicle be inspected by a professional workshop. Kia recommends visiting an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

To resume Cruise Control

Push the +, - switch or () button.

If you push the + switch up or - switch down, vehicle speed will be set to the current speed on the cluster.

If you press the () button, vehicle speed will resume to the preset speed.

Vehicle speed must be above 30 km/h (20 mph) for Cruise Control to resume.

Warning

Check the driving condition before using the () button. Driving speed may sharply increase or decrease when you press the () button.

To turn off Cruise Control

Press the Driving Assist () button to turn Cruise Control off. The Cruise () indicator will go off.

Always press the Driving Assist button to turn Cruise Control off when not in use.

Notice

If your vehicle is equipped with Manual Speed Limit Assist, press and hold the Driving Assist button to turn off Cruise Control. However, Manual Speed Limit Assist will turn on.

Warning

Take the following precautions when using Cruise Control:

  • Always set the vehicle speed under the speed limit in your country.

  • Keep Cruise Control off when the function is not in use, to avoid inadvertently setting a speed. Check that the Cruise () indicator is off.

  • Cruise Control does not substitute for proper and safe driving. It is the responsibility of the driver to always drive safely and should always be aware of unexpected and sudden situations from occurring.

  • Always drive cautiously to prevent unexpected and sudden situations from occurring. Pay attention to the road conditions at all times.

  • Do not use Cruise Control when it may be unsafe to keep the vehicle at a constant speed:

    • When driving in heavy traffic, or when traffic conditions make it difficult to drive at a constant speed

    • When driving on rainy, icy, or snow-covered roads

    • When driving on hilly or windy roads

    • When driving in windy areas

    • When driving with limited view (possibly due to bad weather, such as fog, snow, rain and sandstorm)

  • Do not use Cruise Control when towing a trailer.