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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    Bulb specification chart
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    Heated steering wheel (if so equipped)
    The heated steering wheel system is designed to operate only when the surface temperature of the steering wheel is below 68°F (20°C). Push the heated steering wheel switch to warm the steering ...

    Installing forward facing child restraint
    1. Place the child restraint system in the rear seating position. 2. Run the lap and shoulder belt through or around the child restraint system following the instructions provided by its manufact ...