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Is there a way to reprogram the minimum cruise speed to 30 km/h vice the current 40 km/h?
School Zones are all 30 where I live.
My last veh, a 2013 Fusion was able to operate at 30 km/h and I really miss that ability.

(That's 18.64 Mph for folks below the 49 th parallel)

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Is there a way to reprogram the minimum cruise speed to 30 km/h vice the current 40 km/h?
School Zones are all 30 where I live.
My last veh, a 2013 Fusion was able to operate at 30 km/h and I really miss that ability.

(That's 18.64 Mph for folks below the 49 th parallel)
I suspect the logic is, 25MPH (40km/h) is residential speed limit. In a school zone, the speeds are lower because they want drivers paying extra attention. Setting CC for 15MPH or 30km/h removes a degree of attention in an area where extra attention is warranted.

I don't mind the 25 MPH threshold for CC, but it would be nice if CC is set for >25MPH to be able to engage (and accelerate) before reaching 25MPH. In areas where 30-35MPH speeds with lots of stop signs or lights, the manual acceleration to 25MPH, then engaging CC gets annoying.
 
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The adaptive cruise can be used at lower speeds, but I doubt GM has any way of changing the minimum speed on conventional cruise.
 

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I'm sure there is a way to reprogram it. Sadly the Bolt technology available to owners is so limited I can't say how to do it. I know on other cars if the ECU reads 30 and your speedometer reads 25 it would work but may confuse other things and potentially be a safety issue. Almost every car has that 25 mph limit.
 

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I've never had a car that let me set the CC below 25 mph.
Mine will in adaptive cruise mode, but not in standard mode. I tried it today. I was able to drop the speed to 22 MPH, but because of traffic I couldn't try lower.
 

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Is there a way to reprogram the minimum cruise speed to 30 km/h vice the current 40 km/h?
School Zones are all 30 where I live.
My last veh, a 2013 Fusion was able to operate at 30 km/h and I really miss that ability.

(That's 18.64 Mph for folks below the 49 th parallel)

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Have you tried setting it to the lowest allowable setting and then using the minus feature to drop it down to what you want? I will have to try that myself the next time I am out and about to see if that might work.
 

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Have you tried setting it to the lowest allowable setting and then using the minus feature to drop it down to what you want? I will have to try that myself the next time I am out and about to see if that might work.
I did try that in the standard cruise mode, and it doesn't work. It does work with Adaptive mode enabled, but of course not all cars have adaptive cruise.
 

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Yeah My 07 Mazda 6 and my 99 Grand Am let me set the cruise to 20, that way I didn't speed in the school zones or on the long slow roads at work. It seems to be a GM wide thing because the the Equinox and a Silverado I drive sometimes have the same "design choice".
 

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It's more than GM. I don't think I've ever had a car with CC that could be set that low. 25 MPH is the lowest I can recall.
 

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I suspect the logic is, 25MPH (40km/h) is residential speed limit. In a school zone, the speeds are lower because they want drivers paying extra attention. Setting CC for 15MPH or 30km/h removes a degree of attention in an area where extra attention is warranted.
I strongly disagree with this. One of the challenges I have in the Bolt is that it's difficult to know what speed you're going without glancing at the speedometer. There's no engine noise that changes pitch with speed, so I find myself having to pay closer attention to the speedometer than in any of my other cars. Looking at the speedometer means not paying as much attention to the road ahead. If I could set the cruise control to 30km/h then it would remove the distraction of having to check the speedo as much.
 

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I strongly disagree with this. One of the challenges I have in the Bolt is that it's difficult to know what speed you're going without glancing at the speedometer. There's no engine noise that changes pitch with speed, so I find myself having to pay closer attention to the speedometer than in any of my other cars. Looking at the speedometer means not paying as much attention to the road ahead. If I could set the cruise control to 30km/h then it would remove the distraction of having to check the speedo as much.
Mostly we drive on two lane roads. If others are ahead, and behind, I just maintain a safe distance from the car in front, and hope those behind will do the same. If nobody is around, I always use CC because otherwise I will invariably end up speeding, with no audio cues...at least none an old guy can hear.
 
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