Hyundai Kona: Driving your vehicle / Drive mode integrated control system

Hyundai Kona (OS) 2018-2019 Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Drive mode integrated control system

The drive mode may be selected according to the driver's preference or road condition.

The system resets to be in the COMFORT mode (except if it is in ECO mode), when the engine is restarted.

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If there is a problem with the instrument cluster, the drive mode will be in COMFORT mode and may not change to SPORT mode.

The mode changes, as below, whenever the DRIVE MODE button is pressed.

When COMFORT mode is selected, it is not displayed on the instrument cluster.

ECO mode (if equipped)

When the Drive Mode is set to ECO mode, the engine and transmission control logic are changed to maximize fuel efficiency.

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Fuel efficiency depends on the driver's driving habit and road condition.

When ECO mode is activated:

The above situations are normal conditions when ECO mode is activated, to improve fuel efficiency.

Limitation of ECO mode operation:

If the following conditions occur while ECO mode is operating, the system operation is limited even though there is no change in ECO indicator.

SPORT mode

SPORT mode manages the driving dynamics by automatically adjusting the steering effort, the engine and transmission control logic for enhanced driving performance.

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In SPORT mode, the fuel efficiency may decrease.

COMFORT mode

COMFORT mode is a base mode.

When COMFORT mode is selected by pressing the DRIVE MODE button, the COMFORT indicator will illuminate.

If the vehicle is set to COMFORT mode, when the engine is turned OFF and restarted, the Drive Mode setting will remain in COMFORT mode.

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