Volvo XC90 2015-2024 Owners Manual / Driver support / Automatic braking during delayed evasive maneuvers with City Safety

Volvo XC90: Driver support / Automatic braking during delayed evasive maneuvers with City Safety

City Safety1 can assist the driver by automatically braking the vehicle when it is not possible to avoid a collision by steering alone.

City Safety assists the driver by periodically attempting to predict possible "escape routes" to the sides of the vehicle in the event a slow-moving or stationary vehicle were to be detected at a late stage.

Volvo XC90. Automatic braking during delayed evasive maneuvers with City Safety

Your vehicle (1) cannot detect any potential escape routes for veering away from the vehicle ahead (2) and may therefore apply the brakes at an earlier stage.

Volvo XC90. Automatic braking during delayed evasive maneuvers with City Safety Own vehicle

Volvo XC90. Automatic braking during delayed evasive maneuvers with City Safety Slow-moving/stationary vehicles

City Safety will not intervene to automatically apply the brakes if it is possible for the driver to avoid a collision by steering the vehicle.

However, if City Safety determines that an evasive maneuver would not be possible due to traffic in the adjacent lane(s), the function can assist the driver by automatically starting to apply the brakes at an earlier stage.

1 This function is not available on all markets.

    City Safety steering assistance limitations during evasive maneuvers

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    City Safety braking for oncoming vehicles

    City Safety can help you apply the brakes for an oncoming vehicle in your lane. If an oncoming vehicle veers into your lane and a collision is unavoidable, City Safety can help reduce your vehicle's speed to attempt to mitigate the force of the collision...

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