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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    Six-Speed Automatic Transmission (62Te) — If Equipped
    The shift lever position display (located in the instrument panel cluster) indicates the transmission gear range. You must press the brake pedal to move the shift lever out of the PARK position ...

    Adjustable headrest (if so equipped)
    WARNING: The adjustable headrests supplement the other vehicle safety systems. They may provide additional protection against injury in certain rear end collisions. Adjust the headrests properly, ...

    Cup holders
    Front - Type A Front - Type B   To open the front cup holders, push the cup holder lid. To close, lower the cup holder lid and push down until it clicks in place. The plastic insert (if ...