With Cursor Chat, Ctrl/⌘ K, and Terminal Ctrl/⌘ K, you can easily switch between different models of your choice.

Model Dropdown

Underneath the AI input box, you will see a dropdown that allows you to select the model you want to use. By default, Cursor has these models ready to use:

  • GPT-4o
  • GPT-4
  • cursor-small
    • cursor-small is Cursor’s custom model that isn’t as smart as GPT-4, but is faster and users have unlimited access to it.

You can add additional models under Cursor Settings > Models > Model Names.

Long Context Only Models

In long context chat, the model selection is limited to the models that support long context: