This driving assistance function allows you to drive at the speed of your choice without the need to action the accelerator. This system is available above 40 km/h (25 mph), with 4th gear or higher on a manual gearbox or 2nd gear or higher on an automatic gearbox.
Note: Information relating to the cruise control is displayed in zone A of the instrument panel.
To select the function
Turn control 1 to position "REG".
To select a cruising speed
At the time you select the function via the control 1, there is no cruise speed previously memorised:
Accelerate to the desired speed, then press button 2 or button 4. The cruise speed will then be memorised and displayed in zone A on the instrument panel.
You can then release the accelerator pedal. The vehicle will automatically keep to that chosen speed.
Note: The vehicle speed may vary slightly from that memorised.
Adjustment of the memorised speed while cruise control is in operation
To adjust the memorised speed, displayed in zone A, press on:
- button 4 to increase the speed,
- button 2 to decrease the speed.
Note: you can use successive presses to modify the cruise speed in steps of 1 mph and a continuous press to jump in steps of 5 mph.
To exceed the cruise speed temporarily
While cruise control is in use, it is always possible to go above the cruise speed simply by pressing the accelerator pedal (for example to overtake another vehicle). The speed displayed in zone A flashes. You have only to release the accelator pedal to return to your cruise speed.
Note: if during cruise control the system cannot keep to the cruise speed (e.g. on a steep descent), then the speed flashes. If necessary, brake to curb your speed.
Deactivation of cruise control with memorised speed
- Either by pressing the brake pedal or the clutch pedal.
- Or with a press on button 3.
- Or when ESP or ASR is active.
Note: cruise control is disengaged when the gear lever is in neutral position. These actions bring up the display "OFF" in zone A in the instrument panel. These actions do not cancel your cruise speed which remains displayed on the instrument panel.
Reactivation of cruise control
- by recalling the memorised speed:
Following a deactivation, press on button 3. Your vehicle automatically resumes the memorised cruise speed displayed in zone A.
- by selecting the current speed:
Press on button 2 or 4 as soon as the desired speed is reached. The information "OFF" will then disappear from zone A.
To cancel the function
- by moving the control from position "REG" to position 0.
- by stopping the engine.
The cruise speed chosen previously is no longer memorised.
In the event of a malfunction, a message is displayed, accompanied by a sound signal and lighting of the SERVICE warning lamp. Consult your CITROËN dealer.
Cruise control must only be used where road conditions permit driving at a constant speed. Do not use it on congested roads or when weather and road conditions are poor. The driver must still remain attentive and in complete control of the vehicle. You are recommended to keep your feet within range of the pedals. To avoid any interference with the pedals:
- ensure that any over-mats are correctly fitted,
- never superimpose one overmat on another.
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