Hyundai Palisade: Braking system / Auto Hold

Hyundai Palisade (LX2) 2020-2024 Owner's Manual / Driving Your Vehicle / Braking system / Auto Hold

The Auto Hold maintains the vehicle in a standstill even though the brake pedal is not depressed after the driver brings the vehicle to a complete stop by depressing the brake pedal.

To apply :

Hyundai Palisade. Auto Hold

1. With the driver's door and engine hood closed, depress the brake pedal and then press the [AUTO HOLD] switch. The white AUTO HOLD indicator will come on and the system will be in the standby position.

Hyundai Palisade. Auto Hold

2. When you stop the vehicle completely by depressing the brake pedal, the Auto Hold maintains the brake pressure to hold the vehicle stationary. The indicator changes from white to green.

3. The vehicle will remain stationary even if you release the brake pedal.

4. If EPB is applied, Auto Hold will be released.

To release :

  • If you press the accelerator pedal with the gear in D (Drive) or Manual shift mode, the Auto Hold will be released automatically and the vehicle will start to move. The AUTO HOLD indicator changes from green to white.
  • If the vehicle is restarted using the cruise control toggle switch (RES+ or SET-) while Auto Hold and cruise control is operating, the Auto Hold will be released regardless of accelerator pedal operation. The AUTO HOLD indicator changes from green to white.


When the AUTO HOLD is automatically released by depressing the accelerator pedal, always take a look around your vehicle.

Slowly depress the accelerator pedal for a smooth start.

To cancel :

Hyundai Palisade. Auto Hold

1.Depress the brake pedal.

2.Press the [AUTO HOLD] switch.

The AUTO HOLD indicator will turn off.


To prevent, unexpected and sudden vehicle movement, ALWAYS press your foot on the brake pedal to cancel the Auto Hold before you:

- Drive downhill.
- Drive the vehicle in R (Reverse).
- Park the vehicle.


  • The Auto Hold does not operate when:
    - The driver's door is opened
    - The engine hood is opened
    - The gear is in P (Park) or R (Reverse)
    - The EPB is applied
  • For your safety, the Auto Hold automatically switches to EPB when:
    - The driver's door is opened with the gear in D (Drive) or N (Neutral)
    - The engine hood is opened with the gear in D (Drive) or N (Neutral)
    - The vehicle stops for more than 10 minutes
    - The vehicle stands on a steep slope
    - The vehicle moves several times In these cases, the parking brake warning light comes on, the AUTO HOLD indicator changes from green to white, and a warning sound and a message will appear to inform you that EPB has been automatically engaged. Before driving off again, press foot brake pedal, check the surrounding area near your vehicle and release parking brake manually with the EPB switch.
  • While operating Auto Hold, you may hear mechanical noise. However, it is normal operating noise.


If the AUTO HOLD indicator changes to yellow, the Auto Hold is not working properly. Contact an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.


  • Depress the accelerator pedal slowly when you start the vehicle.
  • For your safety, cancel the Auto Hold when you drive downhill, back up the vehicle or park the vehicle.


If there is a malfunction with the driver's door or engine hood open detection system, the Auto Hold may not work properly.

Contact an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

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