Cruise control system

The cruise control system allows you to program the vehicle to maintain a constant speed without resting your foot on the accelerator pedal.

With cruise control, you can set and automatically maintain any speed of between 40 km/h (24 mph) and 160 km/h (96 mph).

WARNING - Cruise
control
Do not use the cruise control feature under the following conditions: • Heavy or unsteady traffic • Slippery or winding roads • Situations that involve varying speeds

To set cruise control speed:


To set cruise control speed: 1. Push the CRUISE ON-OFF button on the steering wheel, to turn the system on. The CRUISE indicator light in the instrument cluster will illuminate.

2. Accelerate to the desired speed, which must be more than 40 km/h (24 mph) and less than 160 km/h (96 mph).

WARNING
If the cruise control is left on, (CRUISE indicator light in the instrument cluster illuminated) the cruise control can be switched on accidentally. Keep the cruise control system off (CRUISE indicator light OFF) when cruise control is not in use.

3. Push down the - / SET switch, and


3. Push down the - / SET switch, and release it at the speed you want.

The “SET” indicator light in the instrument cluster will illuminate.

Release the accelerator at the same time. The desired speed will automatically be maintained.

The SET function cannot be activated until approximately 2 seconds after the CRUISE ON-OFF button has been engaged.

On a steep grade, the vehicle may momentarily slow down while going downhill.

To cancel cruise control, do


To cancel cruise control, do one of the following:
• Press the brake pedal.

• Press the clutch pedal with a manual transaxle or shift into N (Neutral) with an automatic transaxle.

• Pull the CANCEL switch.

Each of these actions will cancel cruise control operation (the “SET” indicator light in the instrument cluster will go OFF), but it will not turn the system off. If you wish to resume cruise control operation, push up the + / RES switch located on your steering wheel.You will return to your previously preset speed.

To turn cruise control off, do one of the following:
• Push the CRUISE ON-OFF button (the CRUISE indicator light in the instrument cluster will go OFF).

• Turn the ignition off.

Both of these actions cancel cruise control operation. If you want to resume cruise control operation, repeat the steps provided in “To Set Cruise Control Speed” on the previous page.

To increase cruise control set


To increase cruise control set speed:
Follow either of these procedures: • Push up the + / RES switch and hold it. Your vehicle will accelerate.

Release the switch at the speed you want.

• Push up the + / RES switch and release it immediately. The cruising speed will increase 1.6 km/h (1 mph) by one touch and will be memorized to the reset speed.

To temporarily accelerate with the cruise control on
If you want to speed up temporarily when the cruise control is on, depress the accelerator pedal.

Increased speed will not interfere with cruise control operation or change the set speed.

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

To decrease the cruising


To decrease the cruising speed:
Follow either of these procedures: • Push down the - / SET switch and hold it. Your vehicle will gradually slow down. Release the switch at the speed you want to maintain.

• Push down the - / SET switch and release it immediately. The cruising speed will decrease 1.6 km/h (1 mph) by one touch and will be memorized to the reset speed.

To resume cruising speed at


To resume cruising speed at more than 40 km/h (24 mph): If any method other than the CRUISE ON-OFF switch was used to cancel cruising speed and the system is still activated, the most recent set speed will automatically resume when the + / RES switch is pushed up.

It will not resume, however, if the vehicle speed has dropped below 40 km/h (24 mph).

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