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Hyundai Tucson: Smart Cruise Control Operation

Hyundai Tucson - Fourth generation (NX4) - (2020-2023) - Owner's Manual / Driver assistance system / Smart Cruise Control (SCC) / Smart Cruise Control Operation

Operating conditions

Smart Cruise Control will operate when the following conditions are satisfied.

Basic function

The gear is in D (Drive)

The driver's door is closed

EPB (Electronic Parking Brake) is not applied

Your vehicle speed is within the operating speed range

  • 5~110 mph (10~180 km/h): when there is no vehicle in front
  •  0~110 mph (0~180 km/h): when there is a vehicle in front

ESC (Electronic Stability Control) or ABS is on

ESC (Electronic Stability Control) or ABS is not controlling the vehicle

Engine RPM is not in the red zone

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist brake control is not operating (if equipped)

Remote Smart Parking Assist brake control is not operating

Information

At a stop, if there is no vehicle in front of your vehicle, Smart Cruise Control will turn on when the brake pedal is depressed.

Overtaking Acceleration Assist

Overtaking Acceleration Assist will operate when the turn signal indicator is turned on to the left (left-hand drive) or turned on to the right (right-hand drive) while Smart Cruise Control is operating, and the following conditions are satisfied:

  • Your vehicle speed is above 40 mph (60 km/h)
  • The hazard warning flasher is off
  • A vehicle is detected in front of your vehicle
  • Deceleration is not needed to maintain distance with the vehicle in front

WARNING

  • When the turn signal indicator is turned on to the left (left-hand drive) or turned on to the right (righthand drive) while there is a vehicle ahead, the vehicle may accelerate temporarily. Pay attention to the road conditions at all times.
  • Regardless of your countries driving direction, Overtaking Acceleration Assist will operate when the conditions are satisfied. When using the function in countries with different driving direction, always check the road conditions at all times.

Smart Cruise Control Display and Control

Basic function

You can see the status of the Smart Cruise Control operation in the Driving Assist mode on the cluster. Refer to "LCD Display Modes" section in chapter 4.

Smart Cruise Control will be displayed as below depending on the status of the function.

  • When operating
  1. Whether there is a vehicle ahead and the selected distance level are displayed.
  2.  Set speed is displayed.
  3.  Whether there is a vehicle ahead and the target vehicle distance are displayed.

  • When temporarily canceled
  1. The previous set speed is shaded. indicator is displayed.
  2. The previous set speed is shaded.

Information

  • The distance of the front vehicle on the cluster is displayed according to the actual distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead.
  • The target distance may vary according to the vehicle speed and the set distance level. If vehicle speed is low, even though the vehicle distance have changed, the change of the target vehicle distance may be small.

To temporarily accelerate

If you press the accelerator pedal above

If you press the accelerator pedal above a certain speed while Smart Cruise Control is operating, the vehicle can be speeded up temporarily without altering the set speed. The set speed, distance level and target distance will blink on the cluster while pressing the accelerator pedal above a certain speed. However, the vehicle speed may be decreased when the pressing intensity is not enough.

WARNING

Be careful when accelerating temporarily, because the speed and distance is not controlled automatically even if there is a vehicle in front of you.

Smart Cruise Control temporarily canceled

Smart Cruise Control will be temporarily

Smart Cruise Control will be temporarily canceled automatically when:

  • The vehicle speed is above 120 mph (190 km/h)
  • The vehicle is stopped for a certain period of time
  • The accelerator pedal is continuously depressed for a certain period of time
  • The conditions for the Smart Cruise Control to operate is not satisfied

If Smart Cruise Control is temporarily canceled automatically, the 'Smart Cruise Control canceled' warning message will appear on the cluster, and an audible warning will sound to warn the driver.

If Smart Cruise Control is temporarily canceled while the vehicle is at a standstill with the function activated, EPB (Electronic Parking Brake) maybe applied.

WARNING

When Smart Cruise Control is temporarily canceled, distance with the front vehicle will not be maintained.

Always have your eyes on the road while driving, and if necessary, depress the brake pedal to reduce your driving speed in order to maintain a safe distance.

Smart Cruise Control conditions not satisfied

If the Driving Assist button, + switch,

If the Driving Assist button, + switch, - switch orSmart Cruise Control's operating switch is pushed when Smart Cruise Control's operating conditions are not satisfied, the 'Smart Cruise Control conditions not met' will appear on the cluster, and an audible warning will sound.

In traffic situation

In traffic, your vehicle will stop if the

In traffic, your vehicle will stop if the vehicle ahead of you stops. Also, if the vehicle ahead of you starts moving, your vehicle will start as well. In addition, after the vehicle has stopped and a certain time have passed, the 'Use switch or pedal to accelerate' message will appear on the cluster. Depress the accelerator pedal or push the + switch, - switch or switch to start driving. switch to start driving.

WARNING

While the message is displayed on the cluster, if there is no vehicle in front or the vehicle is far away from you, and the + switch, - switch oris pushed, Smart Cruise Control will switch is pushed, Smart Cruise Control will automatically cancel and EPB will be applied. However, if the accelerator pedal is depressed, EPB will not be applied even though the function is canceled. Always pay attention to the road condition ahead.

Warning road conditions ahead

In the following situation, the 'Watch for

In the following situation, the 'Watch for surrounding vehicles' warning message will appear on the cluster, and an audible warning will sound to warn the driver of road conditions ahead.

  • The vehicle in front disappears when Smart Cruise Control is maintaining the distance with the vehicle ahead while driving below a certain speed.
  • While the 'Use switch or pedal to accelerate' message is displayed on the cluster, if there is no vehicle in front or the vehicle is far away from you, and the + switch, - switch or switch is pushed. switch is pushed.

WARNING

Always pay attention to vehicles or objects that may suddenly appear in front of you, and if necessary, depress the brake pedal to reduce your driving speed in order to maintain a safe distance.

Collision Warning

While Smart Cruise Control is operating,

While Smart Cruise Control is operating, when the collision risk with the vehicle ahead is high, the 'Collision Warning' warning message will appear on the cluster, and an audible warning will sound to warn the driver. Always have your eyes on the road while driving, and if necessary, depress the brake pedal to reduce your driving speed in order to maintain a safe distance.

WARNING

In the following situations, Smart Cruise Control may not warn the driver of a collision.

  • The distance from the front vehicle is near, or the vehicle speed of the front vehicle is faster or similar with your vehicle
  • The speed of the front vehicle is very slow or is at a standstill
  •  The accelerator pedal is depressed right after Smart Cruise Control is turned on

WARNING

Take the following precautions when using Smart Cruise Control:

  • Smart Cruise Control does not substitute for proper and safe driving. It is the responsibility of the driver to always check the speed and distance to the vehicle ahead.
  • Smart Cruise Control may not recognize unexpected and sudden situations or complex driving situations, so always pay attention to driving conditions and control your vehicle speed.
  • Keep Smart Cruise Control off when the function is not in use to avoid inadvertently setting a speed.
  • Do not open the door or leave the vehicle when Smart Cruise Control is operating, even if the vehicle is stopped.
  • Always be aware of the selected speed and vehicle distance.
  • Keep a safe distance according to road conditions and vehicle speed.

    If the vehicle distance is too close during high-speed driving, a serious collision may result.

  • When maintaining distance with the vehicle ahead, if the front vehicle disappears, Smart Cruise Control may suddenly accelerate to the set speed. Always be aware of unexpected and sudden situations from occurring.
  • Vehicle speed may decrease on an upward slope and increase on a downward slope.
  • Always be aware of situations such as when a vehicle cuts in suddenly.
  • When you are towing a trailer or another vehicle, we recommend that Smart Cruise Control is turned off due to safety reasons.
  • Turn off Smart Cruise Control when your vehicle is being towed.
  • Smart Cruise Control may not operate normally if interfered by strong electromagnetic waves.

     Smart Cruise Control may not detect an obstacle in front and lead to a collision. Always look ahead cautiously to prevent unexpected and sudden situations from occurring.

  • Vehicles moving in front of you with a frequent lane change may cause a delay in Smart Cruise Control reaction or may cause Smart Cruise Control to react to a vehicle actually in an adjacent lane. Always drive cautiously to prevent unexpected and sudden situations from occurring.
  • Always be aware of the surroundings and drive safely, even though a warning message does not appear or an audible warning does not sound.
  • If any other system's warning message is displayed or warning sound is generated, Smart Cruise Control warning message may not be displayed and warning sound may not be generated.
  • You may not hear the warning sound of Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist if the surrounding is noisy.
  • The vehicle manufacturer is not responsible for any traffic violation or accidents caused by the driver.
  • Always set the vehicle speed to the speed limit in your country.

Information

  • Smart Cruise Control may not operate for 15 seconds after the vehicle is started or the front view camera or front radar is initialized.
  • You may hear a sound when the brake is controlled by Smart Cruise Control.

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