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Driving your vehicle
In sports mode, moving the shift
lever backwards and forwards will • In sports mode, when the engine
allow you to make gearshifts rapidly.
In contrast to a manual transaxle, the
rpm approaches the red zone, the
transaxle will upshift automatically.
sports mode allows gearshifts with • To maintain the required levels of
the accelerator pedal depressed.
Up (+) : Push the lever forward
once to shift up one gear.
Down (-) : Pull the lever backwards
once to shift down one gear.
vehicle performance and safety,
the system may not execute cer-
tain gearshifts when the shift lever
When accelerating from a stop on
a slippery road, push the shift
lever forward into the +(up) posi-
tion. This causes the transaxle to
shift into 2nd gear which is better
for smooth accelerating on a slip-
In sports mode, the driver must
execute upshifts in accordance
with road conditions, taking care
to keep the engine speed below the
Whether the vehicle is stationary or
in motion, sports mode is selected by
pushing the shift lever from the D
(Drive) position into the manual gate.
To return to D (Drive) range opera-
tion, push the shift lever back into the
In sports mode, only the 6 forward
gears can be selected. To reverse
or park the vehicle, move the shift
lever to the R (Reverse) or P
(Park) position as required.
In sports mode, downshifts are
made automatically when the
vehicle slows down. When the
vehicle stops, 1st gear is automati-
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Santa Fe Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Santa Fe|
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