Increasing or decreasing vehicle speed

You can specify your desired speed in the range from approx. 4 mph/6 km/h to approx. 15 mph/ 25 km/h using the rocker switch of the cruise control on the steering wheel. You can change the vehicle speed by pressing on the accelerator lightly.

  • Press up the rocker switch to the point of resistance: the speed increases gradually.
  • Press up the rocker switch past the point of resistance: the speed increases while the rocker switch is pressed.
  • Press down the rocker switch to the point of resistance: the speed decreases gradually.
  • Press down the rocker switch past the point of resistance: when driving forward, the speed decreases to approx. 6 mph/10 km/h; when reversing, the speed decreases to approx. 4 mph/6 km/h.
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