Kia Optima: Cruise Control - Driving Your Vehicle - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 Owners ManualKia Optima: Cruise Control

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 more than about 25 mph (40 km/h).

WARNING - Cruise Control WARNING - Cruise Control

Do not use the cruise control feature under the following conditions:

To set cruise control speed:

1. Push in the cruise control main switch. This turns the system on.

1. Push in the cruise control main switch. This turns the system on.

2. Accelerate to desired cruising speed above 25 mph (40 km/h).

3. Push the COAST/SET control switch and release it. The "CRUISE" indicator

3. Push the COAST/SET control switch and release it. The "CRUISE" indicator light in the instrument cluster will illuminate after you have set the vehicle speed at the desired speed.

4. Remove your foot from the accelerator pedal and the desired speed will automatically be maintained.

5. To increase speed, temporarily depress the accelerator pedal enough for the vehicle to exceed the preset speed. When you remove your foot from the accelerator pedal, the vehicle will return to the speed you have set.

To cancel the cruise speed

Do one of the following:

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