Hyundai i-30: Smart cruise control (SCC) with stop & go system / Smart Cruise Control Vehicleto- Vehicle Distance

Hyundai i30 (PD) 2018-2021 Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Smart cruise control (SCC) with stop & go system / Smart Cruise Control Vehicleto- Vehicle Distance

To set Vehicle-to-Vehicle Distance

Hyundai i30. Vehicle Distance

When the Smart Cruise Control System is ON, you can set and maintain the distance from the vehicle ahead of you without pressing the accelerator or brake pedal.

Each time the button is pressed, the vehicle to vehicle distance changes as follows:

Hyundai i30. Vehicle Distance

For example, if you drive at 56 mph (90 km/h), the distance maintain as follows:

Distance 4 - approximately 172 feet (52.5 m)
Distance 3 - approximately 130 feet (40 m)
Distance 2 - approximately 106 feet (32.5 m)
Distance 1 - approximately 82 feet (25 m)


The distance is set to the last set distance when the system is used for the first time after starting the engine.

When the lane ahead is clear:

Hyundai i30. Vehicle Distance

The vehicle speed will maintain the set speed.

When there is a vehicle ahead of you in your lane:

Hyundai i30. Vehicle Distance

  • Your vehicle speed will slow down or speed up to maintain the selected distance.
  • If the vehicle ahead speeds up, your vehicle will travel at a steady cruising speed after accelerating to the set speed.


Hyundai i30. Vehicle Distance

When using the Smart Cruise Control System:

  • The warning chime sounds and the Vehicle-to Vehicle Distance indicator blinks if the vehicle is unable to maintain the selected distance from the vehicle ahead.
  • If the warning chime sounds, depress the brake pedal or use the steering wheel to actively adjust the vehicle speed, and the distance to the vehicle ahead.
  • Even if the warning chime is not activated, always pay attention to the driving conditions to prevent dangerous situations from occurring.
  • Playing the vehicle audio system at high volume may offset the system warning sounds.


Hyundai i30. Vehicle Distance

If the vehicle ahead (vehicle speed: less than 20mph (30km/h)) disappears to the next lane, the warning chime will sound and a message "Watch for surrounding vehicles" will appear. Adjust your vehicle speed for vehicles or objects that can suddenly appear in front of you by depressing the brake pedal.

Always pay attention to the road condition ahead.

In traffic situation

Hyundai i30. Vehicle Distance

Use switch or pedal to accelerate

  • In traffic, your vehicle will stop if the vehicle ahead of you stops. Also, if the vehicle ahead of you starts moving, your vehicle will start as well. However, if the vehicle stops for more than 3 seconds, you must depress the accelerator pedal or push up the toggle switch (RES+) or push down the toggle switch (SET-) to start driving.
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