Q: What is the vehicle information display?

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What is the vehicle information display?

Your central gauge cluster is where you’ll find vital information about your vehicle and its operation. Everything from the speed at which you’re traveling to whether or not cruise control is active can be found here. You’ll also find the vehicle information display here. It’s the rectangular box under the speedometer. This display is designed to show you several things, including a number of different warnings, information about the Intelligent Key™ and more. You can cycle through the information, clear data, change settings and more.

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