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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    S mode
    ●When the shift range is “4” or lower, holding the shift lever toward “+” sets the shift range to “6”. ●To prevent the engine from over-revving, upshifting may automatical ...

    Driving in the rain
    Rain and wet roads can make driving dangerous, especially if you’re not prepared for the slick pavement. Here are a few things to consider when driving in the rain: • A heavy rainfall will make ...

    Important safety notes
    WARNING Severe conditions (e.g. strong air pollution) may require replacement of the filter before its scheduled replacement interval. A clogged filter will reduce the air volume to the int ...