Volvo XC90 2015-2021 Owners Manual / Driver support / Activating or deactivating steering assistance during collision risks

Volvo XC90: Driver support / Activating or deactivating steering assistance during collision risks

The steering assistance function is optional – the driver can choose to have it activated or deactivated.

Volvo XC90. Activating or deactivating steering assistance during collision risks Activate or deactivate the function using this button in the center display's Function view.

  • GREEN button indicator light – the function is activated.
  • GRAY button indicator light – the function is deactivated.

The function is automatically activated each time the engine is started1.

NOTE

When the Collision avoidance function is deactivated, all subfunctions of the following are deactivated:

  • Steering assistance at risk of run-off
  • Steering assistance at risk of head-on collision
  • Steering assistance during collision risks from behind*

Although it is possible to deactivate the function, the driver is advised to keep it activated since it can help improve driving safety in most cases.

1 On some markets, the setting that was active when the engine was switched off is reactivated.

* Option/accessory.

    Steering assistance at risk of collision

    The Collision avoidance function can help the driver reduce the risk of the vehicle leaving its lane unintentionally and/or colliding with another vehicle or obstacle by actively steering the vehicle back into its lane and/or swerving...

    Run-Off Mitigation with steering assistance

    Steering assistance has several sub-functions. Run-Off Mitigation with steering assistance can help the driver and reduce the risk of the vehicle inadvertently running off the road by actively steering the vehicle back onto the road...

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    Volvo XC90 2015-2021 Owners Manual: Steering assistance during collision risks from behind


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