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WHAT IS SUPER CRUISE™?

Super Cruise is the first true hands-free driver assistance technology for compatible roads and is now being offered on more GMC vehicles than ever before. Super Cruise utilizes advanced technologies to provide the ease and convenience of hands-free driving, bringing your experience to the next level. 

Always pay attention while driving and when using Super Cruise. Do not use a handheld device. Requires active Super Cruise plan or trial.

Always pay attention while driving and when using Super Cruise. Do not use a handheld device. Requires active Super Cruise plan or trial.

WHAT TO EXPECT WITH SUPER CRUISE

HANDS-FREE DRIVING

CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY

SIMPLE INTERFACE

With an attentive driver, and under the proper conditions, Super Cruise-equipped vehicles can permit hands-free operation of the vehicle. Super Cruise functions with OnStar® and uses real-time precise positioning cameras, sensors, GPS and LiDAR map data to detect curves, which can help make long drives and commutes comfortable and convenient. All Super Cruise-equipped vehicles include three years of connectivity to support functionality, after which a Super Cruise plan must be purchased. 


WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO USE SUPER CRUISE 

ONSTAR

Super Cruise functionality is enabled by a data connection for real-time, precise positioning and periodic Super Cruise map updates. In order to operate Super Cruise, you must have an active and eligible OnStar Super Cruise plan. Super Cruise vehicles are also connected to OnStar Emergency Services, so Emergency-Certified Onstar Advisors can assist drivers should they become non-responsive while Super Cruise is active.

All Super Cruise-equipped vehicles include three years of connectivity to support functionality, after which a Super Cruise plan must be purchased. 

DRIVER ASSISTANCE FEATURES

The following features in your vehicle must be activated to operate Super Cruise: 
Adaptive Cruise Control is: ON
Forward Collision System is set to: ALERT AND BRAKE

The following feature in your vehicle must be deactivated to operate Super Cruise: 
Teen Driver is: OFF

DRIVING CONSIDERATIONS

Make sure that:

  • The vehicle is on a compatible road
  • Lane markings are clearly visible (lane markings may be obscured, for example, by glare or poor weather conditions)
  • Camera or radar sensors are not covered, obstructed or damaged
  • The Driver Attention Camera system detects that the driver is paying attention to the road ahead

HOW TO USE SUPER CRUISE?

STEP 1

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In order to use Super Cruise, first press the Adaptive Cruise Control button on the steering wheel to turn on Adaptive Cruise Control. The Adaptive Cruise Control symbol will illuminate in white on the instrument cluster. If Adaptive Cruise Control is already set, the symbol will be green with a speed shown.

STEP 2

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When Super Cruise detects you are on a compatible road, paying sufficient attention and all other driving conditions are met (lane markings visible, GPS available, no system faults, etc.) the Super Cruise symbol will illuminate in white on the instrument cluster.

STEP 3

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When it is safe to do so, press the Super Cruise button on the steering wheel to engage Super Cruise. When the symbol and steering-wheel light bar illuminate in green, you may remove your hands from the steering wheel. Do not remove your hands from the steering wheel unless the light bar is green, which indicates that Super Cruise is steering the vehicle. To disengage Super Cruise, press the Super Cruise button again or press the brake pedal.

PRECISION MAPPING WITH LIGHT DETECTION AND RANGING 

WHERE WILL HANDS-FREE DRIVING TAKE YOU?

GMC vehicles that are equipped with Super Cruise can drive on over 400,000 miles of compatible roads in the U.S. and Canada. Use the map below to search for compatible U.S. roads for your next trip.  

FIND COMPATIBLE SUPER CRUISE ROADS NEAR YOU 


LEARNING THE ALERT SYSTEM

Drivers must pay attention to the road at all times. Super Cruise’s head-tracking software helps make sure your eyes are on the road, and it alerts you when you need to pay more attention or take back control.

FIRST ALERT

If the system detects that you may not be paying attention to the road ahead, the steering wheel light bar flashes green to prompt you to return your attention to the road.

SECOND ALERT

If the steering wheel light bar flashes green for too long and the system determines continued lack of attention to the road ahead, the steering wheel light bar flashes red to notify you to look at the road and steer the vehicle manually. Also, beeps will sound or the Safety Alert Seat will vibrate. 

THIRD ALERT

If the steering wheel light bar flashes red for too long, a voice prompt will be heard. You should take over steering immediately; otherwise, the vehicle will slow in your lane of travel and eventually brake to a stop, as well as prompt an Emergency-Certified OnStar Advisor to call into the vehicle to check on you. Super Cruise and Adaptive Cruise Control will disengage.

MESSAGING

Super Cruise may not be available or may disengage when active based on several operating conditions. Use the Super Cruise button on the steering wheel to view Driver Information Center (DIC) messages about system operation.

If the Super Cruise symbol does not appear, press the Super Cruise button to display a DIC message about why the system is unavailable.

If the Super Cruise system disengages, press the Super Cruise button (within 10 seconds) to display a DIC message with the reason for disengagement. 

WHEN NOT TO USE SUPER CRUISE

These are some of the situations when Super Cruise should not be activated:

  • When you’re not on a compatible road
  • During difficult or uncertain driving conditions 
  • When lane markings are poor or visibility is limited 
  • In a tunnel or construction zones 
  • In slippery or in other adverse conditions, including rain, sleet, fog, ice or snow 
  • On a road shoulder or service drive 
  • When towing a trailer, unless equipped with Super Cruise trailering capability 
  • On a freeway or highway exit lane  

NOTE: Consult your vehicle Owner’s Manual for more important information about Super Cruise.


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OWNER'S MANUAL

For information pertaining to your specific vehicle, you may also view your vehicle Owner’s Manual.

VIEW OWNER’S MANUAL

FAQS

HOW DO I DISENGAGE SUPER CRUISE?

To disengage Super Cruise press the Super Cruise button again or press the brake pedal. If you grab the steering wheel AND press the brake pedal, Super Cruise and Adaptive Cruise Control will disengage.

WILL SUPER CRUISE STEER TO AVOID SAFETY SITUATIONS, OBJECTS OR ANY ROAD IMPEDIMENTS?

If Lane Change on Demand is engaged, you are able to prompt the system to change lanes for you. However, Super Cruise will not steer to avoid safety situations. You need to take control to steer around a traffic situation or object, merge into traffic, exit the highway, make a turn, or stop for crossing traffic or a traffic light, stop sign or other traffic control device. Super Cruise does not steer to avoid construction zones.

HOW DO I MANUALLY STEER THE VEHICLE WHEN SUPER CRUISE IS ENGAGED?

Begin to steer and the light bar should pulse blue. Once you are ready for Super Cruise to steer again, center the vehicle in the lane and wait for the steering wheel to turn green. You can remove your hands when the steering wheel is green.

DO I NEED TO PAY ATTENTION IF SUPER CRUISE IS ENGAGED?

It is important to always remember that Super Cruise cannot accurately detect all situations. Super Cruise also cannot determine whether the driver is awake, asleep, impaired or properly focused on safe driving. Complete attention is always required while driving, even when using Super Cruise. The driver should always be prepared to take over steering or apply the brakes at any time.

HOW DOES SUPER CRUISE KNOW HOW FAST TO GO?

Super Cruise will use the Adaptive Cruise Control set speed; however, if you have not set the Adaptive Cruise Control speed when Super Cruise has activated, it will use your current speed as the Adaptive Cruise Control set speed. Super Cruise also may slow down around sharp curves. 

HOW AND WHEN DOES THE MAP INFORMATION USED BY SUPER CRUISE UPDATE?

Super Cruise map information is updated periodically. Automatic updates via your OnStar Super Cruise plan will occur for the latest Super Cruise road availability information. 

WHY ISN’T MY SUPER CRUISE WORKING?

  1. Verify that Teen Driver is not active.
  2. Verify that the Wi-Fi® hotspot is turned on. 

"Unavailable Turn on Adaptive Cruise Control”?
Adaptive Cruise Control must be on before Super Cruise can be enabled.

•    Set speed is not required before enabling Super Cruise.
•    Adaptive Cruise Control is not required to be engaged before enabling Super Cruise. 

“Unavailable Set Forward Collision Setting to Alert and Brake”?
Super Cruise is disabled unless Alert and Brake is selected.

•    Select the Settings menu, then Vehicle, then Collision/Detection Systems, and then Forward Collision System.
•    Set Forward Collision to Alert and Brake.

“Unavailable No Road Information”?

•    There is no map information available for that portion of a controlled access road. Recent road reconstruction may turn off Super Cruise for that section of road until new map information is available.
•    The vehicle is not on the correct type of road.
•    There are lanes entering or exiting on both the left and right side of the road.
•    The vehicle is approaching an interchange or intersection. The message will appear for 10 seconds or less.

“Unavailable Sensors Can’t Find Lane Lines”?

•    Rain or snow is inhibiting the system’s ability to see lane lines.
•    Direct sunlight is on the front camera at dawn or dusk.
•    There are missing or poor lane line markings on the road.
•    There is sun glare on the road surface.
•    There is heavy rain, puddles, or road spray.

“Unavailable Sensor Can’t See Face Clearly”?

•    Sun is shining into the Driver Attention System (DAS) camera.
•    Dawn or dusk sun glare is on the driver’s face.
•    Cups, food, hands, or other objects are obscuring the DAS view of the driver’s face.
•    The steering column is pointed too high or low for the DAS to see the driver. Adjust the steering column or the seat if the message occurs frequently.

“Unavailable Center Vehicle In Lane”? 

•    The Super Cruise system has determined that the vehicle is not centered in the lane lines. Once the vehicle has been centered in the lane lines, the white Super Cruise steering wheel icon will display in the instrument cluster indicating that Super Cruise is available. 

“Unavailable Driving Too Fast”?

•    The vehicle is traveling faster than 137 km/h (85 mph). 
•    The vehicle is traveling more than 16 km/h (10 mph) over the road speed limit on super cruise capable non-divided road.
•    The maximum Super Cruise speed in curves will vary based on how sharp the curve is. The vehicle will automatically decrease speed if needed. 

“Unavailable Driving in Exit Lane”?

•    The Super Cruise system has detected that the vehicle is in an exit lane.

“Unavailable GPS Signal Lost”?

•    There is poor reception in isolated areas.
•    Reception is being blocked by buildings or other large structures.
•    The owner’s required OnStar Super Cruise plan subscription may have ended.

“Unavailable You Have Taken Vehicle Control”?

•    The brake pedal is being pressed.
•    The Adaptive Cruise Control has been canceled or turned off.

“Unavailable Sensor Blocked”?

•    Clear snow, ice, dirt, or other contaminants from the front and rear areas of the vehicle.

“Unavailable Sharp Curve”?

•    Some curves are too sharp to be navigated by the Super Cruise system. Super Cruise will be available after the curve is traveled.

“Super Cruise Unavailable”?

•    Super Cruise is unavailable for reasons not described in other messages.

“Super Cruise Locked Out See Owner’s Manual”?

•    The driver did not take control of the vehicle when prompted by the Super Cruise system. The Super Cruise system will be disabled until the ignition is turned off and back on.

WHO CAN SERVICE MY SUPER CRUISE SYSTEM?

The Super Cruise system is a highly sophisticated system and should only be serviced by technicians with the proper training, tools and safety instructions, which are qualifications GMC dealers have. Without these qualifications the vehicle may become damaged.

I’M ON A COMPATIBLE ROAD ARE THERE ANY OTHER LIMITATIONS ON USING SUPER CRUISE?

Super Cruise is not available when Teen Driver is active.

Super Cruise will not brake the vehicle when approaching an intersection that is controlled by a traffic light or stop sign. Super Cruise will not detect vehicles crossing the road ahead, including at intersections, and will not automatically steer or brake to prevent a collision. You must manually brake and steer the vehicle. It is important that you always stay engaged and vigilant at all times while driving.

Consult your Owner’s Manual for further limitations.

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