Q: How do I select a gap distance?

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How do I select a gap distance?

If you are using the adaptive cruise control, then you can select how far you would like your cruise control to keep you from the vehicle in front of you. To adjust this setting, simply press the Gap button on the steering wheel. When the display shows 1 bar, then you are trailing the vehicle by 1 second. When the display shows 2 bars, then you are trailing the vehicle by 1.5 seconds. When the display shows 3 bars, then you are trailing the vehicle by 1.9 seconds. When the display shows 4 bars, then you are trailing the vehicle by 2.3 seconds.

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