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Peugeot 2008: Driving / Cruise control

Refer to the General recommendations on the use of driving and manoeuvring aids and to Cruise control - particular recommendations.

Peugeot 2008. Cruise control This system automatically keeps the vehicle’s speed at the cruise value programmed by the driver (speed setting), without using the accelerator pedal.

Cruise control is switched on manually.

It requires a minimum vehicle speed of 25 mph (40  km/h).

With a manual gearbox, third gear or higher must be engaged.

With an automatic gearbox, mode  D or second gear or higher in mode  M must be engaged.

With a drive selector, mode  D or B must be engaged.

Peugeot 2008. Cruise control Cruise control remains active after changing gear, regardless of the gearbox type, on engines fitted with Stop & Start.

Peugeot 2008. Cruise control Switching off the ignition cancels any speed setting.

Steering mounted control

Peugeot 2008. Cruise control

  1. ON (CRUISE position) / OFF
  2. Activate cruise control at the current speed / decrease speed setting
  3. Activate cruise control at the current speed / increase speed setting
  4. Pause / resume cruise control with the speed setting previously saved
  5. Use the speed suggested by the Speed Limit Recognition and Recommendation (MEM display)

For more information on the Speed Limit Recognition and Recommendation, refer to the corresponding section.

Information displayed on the instrument panel

Peugeot 2008. Cruise control

  1. Cruise control pause/resume
  2. Cruise control mode selection
  3. Speed setting value
  4. Speed suggested by the Speed Limit recognition and recommendation system (depending on version)

Switching on/pausing

  • Turn thumbwheel  1 to the "CRUISE" position to select cruise control mode; the function is paused.
  • Press button  2 or  3 to activate cruise control and save a speed setting when the vehicle has reached the desired speed; the vehicle’s current speed is saved as the speed setting.
  • Release the accelerator pedal.
  • Pressing button 4 temporarily pauses the function.
  • Pressing button 4 again restores operation of the cruise control (ON).

Peugeot 2008. Cruise control Operation of the cruise control can also be paused temporarily:

  • by pressing the brake pedal.
  • automatically, if the electronic stability control (ESC) system is triggered.

Modifying the cruise speed setting

Cruise control must be active.

To modify the cruise speed setting, based on the current speed of the vehicle:

  • Briefly press button  2 or 3 to change the value in steps of +   or - 1  mph (km/h).
  • Press and hold button  2 or 3 to change the value in steps of + or - 5  mph (km/h).

Peugeot 2008. Cruise control Pressing and holding button  2 or 3  results in a rapid change in the speed of the vehicle.

Peugeot 2008. Cruise control As a precaution, we recommend setting a cruise speed fairly close to the current speed of your vehicle, to avoid any sudden acceleration or deceleration of the vehicle.

To modify the cruise speed setting using the speed suggested by the Speed Limit Recognition and Recommendation shown on the instrument panel:

  • Press button  5 once; a message is displayed to confirm the memorisation request.
  • Press button  5 again to save the suggested speed.

The speed is immediately shown on the instrument panel as the new speed setting.

Switching off

Turn the thumbwheel  1 to the "OFF" position: the cruise control information disappears from the screen.

Malfunction

Peugeot 2008. Cruise control

Dashes are displayed (flashing, initially, then fixed) in the event of a cruise control system malfunction.

Have the system checked by a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop.

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