Hyundai Elantra Owners Manual

Engine start/stop button position
Driving your vehicle / Engine start/stop button / Engine start/stop button position

OFF

with manual transaxle

To turn off the engine, stop the vehicle then press the engine start/stop button with the engine start/stop button ON.

with automatic transaxle

To turn off the engine, press the engine start/stop button with the engine start/stop button ON and the shift lever in P(Park). When you press the engine start/stop button without the shift lever in P(Park), the engine start/stop button does not turn to the OFF position but to the ACC position.

✽ NOTICE

When you turn off the engine, the vehicle should be stopped.

Hyundai Elantra: Engine start/stop button position. In an emergency situation while the vehicle is moving, you can turn off the engineWARNING

In an emergency situation while the vehicle is moving, you can turn off the engine and turn the engine start/stop button to the ACC position by pressing the engine start/stop button for more than 2 seconds or 3 times successively within 3 seconds. If the vehicle is moving, you can restart the engine without pressing the brake pedal by pressing the engine start/stop button with the shift lever in N(Neutral).

ACC(Accessory)

with manual transaxle

Press the engine start/stop button when the button is in the OFF position without depressing the clutch pedal.

with automatic transaxle

Press the engine start/stop button when the button is in the OFF position without depressing the brake pedal.

If you leave the engine start/stop button in the ACC position for more than 1 hour, the button is turned off automatically to prevent the battery from discharging.

ON

with manual transaxle

Press the engine start/stop button when the button is in the ACC position without depressing the clutch pedal.

with automatic transaxle

Press the engine start/stop button when the button is in the ACC position without depressing the brake pedal.

The warning lights can be checked before the engine is started. Do not leave the button in the ON position if the engine is not running to prevent the battery from discharging.

START

with manual transaxle

To start the engine, depress the clutch pedal and brake pedal, then press the engine start/stop button with the shift lever in the N(Neutral) position.

with automatic transaxle

To start the engine, depress the brake pedal and press the engine start/stop button with the shift lever in the P(Park) or the N (Neutral) position.

✽ NOTICE

If you press the engine start/stop button without depressing the clutch pedal on manual transaxle vehicles or without depressing the brake pedal on automatic transaxle vehicles, the engine will not start and the engine start/stop button changes as follows: OFF →ACC → ON → OFF

If you leave the engine start/stop button in the ACC or the ON position for a long time, the battery may be discharged.

Hyundai Elantra: Engine start/stop button position. WARNING

  • Never press the engine start/stop button while the vehicle is in motion. This would result in loss of directional control and braking function, which could cause an accident.
  • Before leaving the driverТs seat, always make sure the shift lever is engaged in 1st gear for the manual transaxle or P (Park) for the automatic transaxle, set the parking brake fully and shut the engine off. Unexpected and sudden vehicle movement may occur if these precautions are not taken.
  • Never reach for the engine start/stop button, or any other controls through the steering wheel while the vehicle is in motion. The presence of your hand or arm in this area could cause a loss of vehicle control, an accident and serious bodily injury or death.
  • Do not place any movable objects around the driverТs seat as they may move while driving, interfere with the driver and lead to an accident.


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