Hyundai Active Eco - What Is It?

Today's cars feature advanced engineering systems and technology for performance with a two-fold benefit: better for the environment and the overall drive feel.

One of these systems, Hyundai Active Eco, is found on many of Hyundai's core vehicle models. What exactly does this system do and how can existing owners and prospective buyers get the most out of Active Eco?

To answer your frequently asked questions about this advanced Hyundai feature, Action Hyundai of Millville put together the following post. Continue reading to learn more!

Hyundai Active Eco: Enhanced Fuel Economy at the Push of a Button

Hyundai Active Eco is an eco-friendly powertrain feature developed to provide smarter fuel consumption in Hyundai sedans and SUVs. Hyundai engineers underwent extensive performance charting and in-depth research to develop Active Eco, which interacts with the engine's computer and transmission to conserve fuel spend during driving.

By reducing engine RPMs and automatically shutting off fuel lines when the car decelerates, using Active Eco in your Hyundai can heighten your average fuel economy by up to seven percent.

Where is the Hyundai Active Eco Button Located?

The Active Eco button is located to the left of the steering wheel. Once pressed, the word "ECO" will light up in green on the dashboard to show that the system is engaged.

When Should I Use Hyundai Active Eco?

Achieving the performance and response you want from your Hyundai is going to vary based on the existing drive condition. Because Active Eco adjusts the engine's power output in order to favor a more efficient drive and saves fuel through deceleration, it's not ideal to engage it when merging onto the highway, driving up a steep hill, or working the left lane of traffic.

Many drivers in Cape May, Cumberland, and Salem counties find that Active Eco performs best with their around-town routes.

Which Hyundai Models Have an Active Eco System?

Active Eco is found on Hyundai models with the brand's go-to six-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC®. This includes Accent, Elantra, and Sonata sedans as well as Tucson and Santa Fe SUVs.

To experience an Active Eco drive for yourself, head to your local Hyundai resource in South Jersey: Action Hyundai of Millville. We have a great selection of the latest Hyundai models in stock and a knowledgeable dealership associate team that can help you get up to speed on all of Hyundai's latest vehicle tech, including specialty powertrain features like Active Eco.

Learn More or Try Hyundai Active Eco Firsthand

Where to next? Interested Hyundai shoppers in Cape May County, Cumberland County, and Salem County can learn more about Hyundai vehicle technology or get behind the wheel to test drive a new Hyundai with Active Eco today:

  • Contact the Action Hyundai team for more information on this powertrain system feature.
  • View our detailed Hyundai technology guides to continue your research on Hyundai powertrain tech, touchscreen systems, and more.
  • Schedule a test drive of the Hyundai sedan, hatchback, or SUV that's on your mind with Action Hyundai.


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