Warning Indicator: 2023 Hyundai Kona-N | Instrument Cluster User Guide

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Warning Indicator: 2023 Hyundai Kona-N | Instrument Cluster User Guide

The 2023 Hyundai Kona-N combines performance and cutting-edge technology in a chic and streamlined package. We will examine the advanced instrument cluster in this article, which includes meters, gauges, and a variety of warning indications and is essential to a safe and comfortable driving experience. We’ll also get into the Electric Power Steering (EPS) system, which is a crucial part of the Kona-N’s dynamic handling.

The Hyundai Kona-N’s instrument cluster from 2023 is a marvel of contemporary car design. A detailed examination of the numerous meters and gauges on display, including the fuel gauge, tachometer, speedometer, and more, will be given in this part. Maintaining awareness of the data displayed on your car’s instrument cluster is crucial for keeping track of its performance.

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Instrument Cluster

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  1. Power/Charge gauge
  2. Speedometer
  3. Warning and indicator lights
  4. LCD (including Trip computer)
  5. Battery SOC (State of Charge) gauge

Instrument Cluster Control

Instrument panel illumination 

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When the vehicle’s position lights or headlights are on, press the illumination control button to adjust the brightness of the instrument panel illumination.
When pressing the illumination control button, the interior switch illumination intensity is also adjusted.

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  • The brightness of the instrument panel illumination is displayed.
  • If the brightness reaches the maximum or minimum level, an alarm will sound.

You can also adjust the brightness of the instrument panel illumination on the infotainment system.

The brightness of the instrument panel can also be adjusted from the infotainment system screen. When the Engine Start/Stop button is in the ON Position select setting Display Brightness’. When ‘Auto-brightness’ is selected from the Settings menu, the brightness is automatically adjusted.
When the brightness of the instrument panel illumination is adjusted, the interior switch illumination intensity is also adjusted.

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WARNING
Never adjust the instrument cluster while driving. This could result in loss of control and lead to an accident that may cause death, serious injury, or vehicle damage.

Gauges and Meters

Speedometer 4hyundai kona EV 2023 Owner Manual Auto User Guide 3

The speedometer indicates the speed of the vehicle and is calibrated in miles per hour (MPH) and/or kilometres per hour (km/h).

Gauges

Power/Charge gauge

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The Power/Charge gauge shows the energy consumption rate of the vehicle and the charge/discharge status of the regenerative brakes.

  • POWER :
    It shows the energy consumption rate of the vehicle when driving uphill or accelerating. The more electric energy is used, the higher the gauge level.
  •  CHARGE :
    It shows the charging status of the battery when it is being charged by the regenerative brakes (decelerating or driving on a downhill road). The more electric energy is charged, the lower the gauge level.

State of Charge (SOC) gauge for high voltage battery

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The SOC gauge shows the charging status of the high-voltage battery.
The “L (Low)” position on the indicator indicates that there is not enough energy in the high-voltage battery. The “H (High)” position indicates that the driving battery is fully charged.
When driving on highways or motorways, make sure to check in advance if the driving battery is charged enough.
When there are 2 gauge bars (near the “L (Low)” area) on the SOC gauge, the warning light ( ) turns ON to alert you of the battery level.
When the warning light ( ) turns ON, the vehicle can drive an additional 12~18 miles (20~30 km) depending on the driving speed, heater/air conditioner, weather, driving style, and other factors. Charging is required.

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NOTICE
When there are 1-2 gauge bars left for the high voltage battery, the vehicle speed is limited and then eventually the vehicle will turn OFF. Charge the vehicle immediately.

Outside Temperature Gauge 

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This gauge indicates the current outside air temperatures either in Celsius (°C) or Fahrenheit.

  • Temperature range : -40°F ~ 140°F (-40°C ~ 60°C)
  • The outside temperature on the display may not immediately change like a general thermometer so as not to distract the driver.
  • The temperature unit (from °C to °F or from °F to °C) can be changed by:
  • User Settings mode in the Cluster: You can change the temperature unit in the “Units
  • Temperature unit”. Automatic climate control system: While pressing the OFF button, press the AUTO button for 3 seconds or more.

The temperature unit of the instrument cluster and climate control system will change at once.

Odometer 

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The odometer indicates the total distance that the vehicle has been driven and should be used to determine when periodic maintenance should be performed.

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The distance to empty is the estimated distance the vehicle can be driven with the remaining level of the high-voltage battery.
For more details, refer to “Distance to Empty” in the Electric Vehicle Guide in front of the owner’s manual.

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Information

  • If the vehicle is not on level ground or the battery power has been interrupted, the distance to the empty function may not operate correctly.
  • The distance to empty may differ from the actual driving distance as it is an estimate of the available driving distance.
  • The distance to empty may vary significantly based on driving conditions, driving habits, heater/air conditioning use, and condition of the vehicle.

Reduction gear shift indicator

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This indicator displays which gear is selected.

Regenerative braking level indicator

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While using the regenerative brakes, you may select the regenerative braking level from 0 to 3 by pulling the paddle shifter.
For more details, refer to “Regenerative Braking System” in Chapter 6.

Warning and indicator lights

Information
Make sure that all warning lights are OFF after starting the vehicle. If any light is still ON, this indicates a situation that needs attention.

Ready indicator
This indicator illuminates:
When the vehicle is ready to be driven.

Vehicle Warning System

  • ON: Normal driving is possible.
  • OFF: Normal driving is not possible, or a problem has occurred.
  • Blinking: Emergency driving.

When the ready indicator goes OFF
or blinks, there is a problem with the system. In this case, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

Service Warning Light

This warning light illuminates:

  • When the START/STOP button is in the ON position.
    • It illuminates for approximately 3 seconds and then goes off.
  • When there is a problem with related parts of the electric vehicle control system, such as sensors, etc.

Automotive Safety

When the warning light illuminates while driving, or does not go OFF after starting the vehicle, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

Power Down Indicator Light
This indicator light illuminates:

  • When the power is limited for the safety of the electric vehicle.
    The power is limited for the following reasons.
    • The high voltage battery level is below a certain level or the voltage is decreasing
    • The temperature of the motor or high voltage battery is too high or too low
    • There is a problem with the cooling  system or a failure that may interrupt normal driving

Warning Indicator

NOTICE

  • Do not accelerate or start the vehicle suddenly when the power down warning light is ON.
  • When the power is limited for the safety of the high-powered parts of an electric vehicle, the power-down indicator light illuminates. Your vehicle may not be driven or may roll back on a slope with the indicator light ON due to the limitation of vehicle power.

Charging Indicator Light

This warning light illuminates:

  • When charging the high-voltage battery.

High Voltage Battery Level Warning Light
This warning light illuminates:

  • When the high-voltage battery level is low.
  • When the warning light turns ON, charge the battery immediately.

Air Bag Warning Light
This warning light illuminates:

  • When you turn the START/STOP button to the ON position.
    • It illuminates for approximately 6 seconds and then goes off.
  • When there is a malfunction with the  SRS.
    In this case, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

Seat Belt Warning Light
This warning light informs the driver that the seat belt is not fastened.
For more details, refer to “Seat Belts” in chapter 3.

Electronic Parking Brake
(EPB) warning light

This warning light illuminates:

  • When the START/STOP button is in the ON position.
    •  It illuminates for approximately 3 seconds and then goes off.
  • When there is a malfunction with the  EPB.
    In this case, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

Information
The Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) Warning Light may illuminate when the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator Light comes on to indicate that the ESC is not working properly (This does not indicate malfunction of the EPB).

AUTO HOLD Indicator Light
This indicator light illuminates:

  • [White] When you activate the auto hold system by pressing the AUTO HOLD button.
  •  [Green] When you stop the vehicle completely by depressing the brake pedal with the auto hold system activated.
  •  [Yellow] When there is a malfunction with the auto hold system.
  • In this case, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.
    For more details, refer to “Auto Hold” in chapter 6.

Electric Power Steering (EPS)

Warning Light
This warning light illuminates:

  • When the START/STOP button is in the ON position.
    •  It illuminates for approximately 3 seconds and then goes off.
  •  When there is a malfunction with the
    Electric Power Steering System.
    In this case, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.
    Charging System Warning Light (for a 12-volt battery)
    This warning light illuminates:
  • When the 12-volt battery level is low or a failure occurs on the charging system such as LDC.
  •  If the warning light turns on while driving, move the vehicle to a safe location, turn off and turn on the vehicle again, and check if the warning light turns off. If the warning light remains on, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.
  • Even if the warning light turns off, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.
    If you drive the vehicle while the warning light is on, vehicle speed may be limited and the 12-volt battery may be discharged.
  • LDC: Low voltage DC-DC Converter.

Master Warning Light
This indicator light illuminates:

  • When there is a malfunction in the below systems.
    • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist malfunction (if equipped)
    • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist radar blocked (if equipped)
    • Blind-Spot Collision Warning malfunction (if equipped)
    • Blind-Spot Collision Warning radar blocked (if equipped)
    • LED headlight malfunction (if equipped)
    • High Beam Assist malfunction (if equipped)
    • Smart Cruise Control malfunction (if equipped)
    • Smart Cruise Control radar blocked (if equipped)
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) malfunction
    • To identify the details of the warning, look at the LCD.

Low Tire Pressure Warning Light
This warning light illuminates:

  • When the START/STOP button is in the ON position.
    • It illuminates for approximately 3 seconds and then goes off.
  • When one or more of your tyres are significantly underinflated (The location of the underinflated tyres is displayed on the LCD). For more details, refer to “Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)” in chapter 8. This warning light remains on after blinking for approximately 60 seconds or repeatedly blinks on and off at approximately 3-second intervals:
  • When there is a malfunction with the TPMS. In this case, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer as soon as possible.
    For more details, refer to “Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)” in chapter 8.

WARNING
Safe Stopping

  •  The TPMS cannot alert you to severe and sudden tyre damage caused by external factors.
  •  If you notice any vehicle instability, immediately take your foot off the accelerator pedal, apply the brakes gradually with light force, and slowly move to a safe position off the road.

Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator Light (if equipped)
This indicator light illuminates:

  • When the START/STOP button is in the ON position.
    •  It illuminates for approximately 3 seconds and then goes off.
  •  When there is a malfunction with the ESC system.
    In this case, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.
    This indicator light blinks:
  • While the ESC is operating. For more details, refer to “Electronic Stability Control (ESC)” in chapter 6.

Turn Signal Indicator Light
This indicator light blinks:

  • When you operate the turn signals.
    If any of the following occur, there may be a malfunction with the turn signal system.
    • The turn signal indicator light illuminates but does not blink
    •  The turn signal indicator light blinks rapidly
    • The turn signal indicator light does not illuminate at all
      If any of these conditions occur, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

Low Beam Indicator Light
This indicator light illuminates:

  • When the headlights are on. High Beam Indicator Light This indicator light illuminates:
  •  When the headlights are on and in the high beam position.
  •  When the turn signal lever is pulled into the Flash-to-Pass position.

Forward Safety warning light (if equipped)
This indicator light illuminates:

  • When the START/STOP button is in the ON position.
    •  It illuminates for approximately 3 seconds and then goes off.
  • When there is a malfunction with
    Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist. In this case, have the vehicle inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer. For more information, refer to “Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)” in chapter 7.

Lane Safety indicator light (if equipped)
This indicator light illuminates:

  • [Green] When Lane Keeping Assist operating conditions are satisfied.
  • [White] When Lane Keeping Assist operating conditions are not satisfied.
  • [Yellow] When there is a malfunction
    with Lane Keeping Assist. In this case, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer. For more details, refer to “Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)” in chapter 7.

Icy Road Warning Light (if equipped)
This warning light is to warn the driver the road may be icy.
When the temperature on the outside temperature gauge is approximately below 40 °F (4 °C), the Icy Road Warning
Light and Outside Temperature Gauge blinks and then illuminates. Also, the warning chime sounds 1 time.

Information
If the icy road warning light appears while driving, you should drive more attentively and safely, refraining from over-speeding, rapid acceleration, sudden braking sharp turning, etc.

FAQS

What gauges are included in the instrument cluster of the 2023 Hyundai Kona-N?

The instrument cluster typically includes gauges such as a speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, and potentially others.

How does the speedometer in the Kona-N differ from traditional analogue speedometers?

The speedometer in the Kona-N is likely a digital or hybrid display, providing precise speed information and potentially customizable features.

What information is displayed on the tachometer, and how does it enhance driving performance?

The tachometer displays engine RPM (revolutions per minute), offering insights into the engine’s performance and aiding gear shifts in manual driving modes.

Can I customize the display settings of the instrument cluster?

The level of customization may vary, but the Kona-N may offer some display settings customization options.

What warning lights are present in the instrument cluster, and what do they indicate?

The warning lights cover various aspects, including engine issues, safety alerts, and more. The owner’s manual provides details on each indicator and its significance.

How does the instrument cluster communicate potential issues with the vehicle?

Warning lights in the instrument cluster illuminate to communicate potential issues, prompting drivers to refer to the owner’s manual for specific guidance.

What should I do if a warning light comes on while driving?

If a warning light illuminates, consult the owner’s manual for guidance. Some lights may indicate minor issues, while others may require immediate attention.

Can the instrument cluster be upgraded with software updates for new features or improvements?

Hyundai may release software updates for the instrument cluster to enhance features or address any performance improvements.

How does the Electric Power Steering (EPS) system work in the 2023 Hyundai Kona-N?

The EPS system provides power assistance to steering, enhancing control and manoeuvrability. It uses an electric motor to assist steering efforts based on driving conditions.

What are the benefits of the Electric Power Steering (EPS) in the Kona-N?

Benefits include improved fuel efficiency, responsive handling, and the potential for customization based on driving modes.

Can the Electric Power Steering (EPS) be adjusted based on driving preferences?

The Kona-N may offer different driving modes that influence the EPS settings, allowing drivers to customize the steering feel based on their preferences.

How does the EPS contribute to overall driving comfort and control?

The EPS system enhances driving comfort by providing variable steering assistance based on driving conditions, resulting in a smoother and more controlled driving experience.

Are there specific maintenance requirements for the Electric Power Steering (EPS) system?

The owner’s manual will outline any recommended maintenance for the EPS system, which may include periodic checks or adjustments.

Can I tow the Hyundai Kona-N with Electric Power Steering (EPS) engaged?

Towing guidelines, including recommendations regarding EPS engagement, are usually outlined in the owner’s manual. Follow these guidelines for safe towing practices.

Is there a warranty for the Electric Power Steering (EPS) system, and what does it cover?

Details regarding the warranty coverage for the EPS system can be found in the warranty documentation provided by Hyundai. Review this information for clarity on coverage and limitations.

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