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The selected gap appears in the instrument cluster display as shown by the bars in the image.
Note:   The gap setting is time dependent and therefore, the distance adjusts with your vehicle speed.
Note:   It is your responsibility to select a gap appropriate to the driving conditions.
Adaptive Cruise Control Gap Settings

Graphic Display, Bars Indicated Between Vehicles   Gap Distance   Dynamic Behavior  
1   Closest.   Sport.  
2   Close.   Normal.  
3   Medium.   Normal.  
4   Far.   Comfort.  

Each time you switch the system on, it selects the last chosen gap setting.
Following a Vehicle
When a vehicle ahead of you enters the same lane or a slower vehicle is ahead in the same lane, the vehicle speed adjusts to maintain the gap setting.
Note:   When you are following a vehicle and you switch on a turn signal lamp, adaptive cruise control may provide a small, temporary acceleration to help you pass.
Your vehicle maintains a consistent gap from the vehicle ahead until:
  • The vehicle in front of you accelerates to a speed above the set speed.
  • The vehicle in front of you moves out of the lane you are in.
  • You set a new gap distance.
 The system applies the brakes to slow down your vehicle to maintain a safe gap distance from the vehicle in front of you. The system only applies limited braking. You can override the system by applying the brakes.
Note:   The brakes may emit noise when applied by the system.
If the system determines that its maximum braking level is not sufficient, an audible warning sounds, a message appears in the instrument cluster display and an indicator flashes when the system continues to brake. Take immediate action.