Hyundai Sonata: Gauges - Instrument cluster - Features of your vehicle - Hyundai Sonata Owners ManualHyundai Sonata: Gauges

Speedometer

Speedometer

The speedometer indicates the speed of the vehicle.

The speedometer is calibrated in miles per hour and/or kilometers per hour.

Tachometer

Tachometer

The tachometer indicates the approximate number of engine revolutions per minute (rpm).

Use the tachometer to select the correct shift points and to prevent lugging and/or over-revving the engine.

When the door is open, or if the engine is not started within 1 minute, the tachometer pointer may move slightly in ON position with the engine OFF. This movement is normal and will not affect the accuracy of the tachometer once the engine is running.

    Instrument panel illumination
    When the vehicle’s parking lights or headlights are on, push the illumination control switch left or right to adjust the brightness of the instrument panel illumination. The illumination int ...

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    Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster
    The vehicle has a shoulder belt height adjuster for the driver and right front passenger seating positions. Adjust the height so the shoulder portion of the belt is on the shoulder and not falling of ...

    Temperature control
    The temperatures on the driver and passenger sides can be set separately. When the vehicle is started, the most recent setting is resumed. NOTE Heating or cooling cannot be speeded up by se ...

    Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only)
    At a minimum, gasoline should meet ASTM specification D 4814 in the United States or CAN/CGSB-3.5 or 3.511 in Canada. Some gasolines contain an octane-enhancing additive called methylcyclopentadienyl ...