Volvo XC90 2015-2021 Owners Manual / Lighting / Active Bending Lights

Volvo XC90: Lighting / Active Bending Lights

Active Bending Lights (ABL) are designed to help provide extra illumination in curves and intersections. Depending on equipment level, vehicles with LED1 headlights* may be equipped with Active Bending Lights.

Volvo XC90. Active Bending Lights

Headlight pattern with function deactivated (left) and activated (right).

Active Bending Lights follow the movement of the steering wheel to help provide extra illumination in curves and intersections, helping to improve visibility for the driver.

The function is automatically activated when the engine is started. If a fault is detected in the system, the Volvo XC90. Active Bending Lights symbol will illuminate in the instrument panel and a message will be displayed.

The function is only active in weak daylight or dark conditions and only when the vehicle is moving and the low beams are on.

Deactivating/activating the function

The function is activated as the default factory setting and can be activated and deactivated in the center display's Function view:

Volvo XC90. Active Bending Lights Tap the Active Bending Lights button.

* Option/accessory.

1 LED (Light Emitting Diode)

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