Volvo XC90 2015-2021 Owners Manual / Starting and driving / Brake functions

Volvo XC90: Starting and driving / Brake functions

The vehicle's brakes are used to reduce speed or prevent the vehicle from rolling.

In addition to the wheel brakes and parking brakes, the vehicle is also equipped with a number of automatic brake assist functions. These systems provide assistance by e.g. the driver not needing to depress the brake pedal at a traffic light, when starting up a hill or when driving down a hill.

Depending on how the vehicle is equipped, the following brake assist functions may be included:

  • Auto-hold brake function at a standstill (Auto Hold)
  • Hill Start Assist (Hill Start Assist)
  •  Braking assist after a collision
  • City Safety
  • Hill Descent Control (Hill Descent Control)*

* Option/accessory.

    Selecting ignition mode

    The vehicle's ignition can be put in various modes (levels) to make different functions available. Selecting an ignition mode Start knob in the tunnel console...

    Brakes

    The brake pedal is used to apply the vehicle's regular brakes, which are part of the brake system. The vehicle is equipped with two brake circuits. If one brake circuit is damaged, the brake pedal may go down further when depressed...

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    Volvo XC90 2015-2021 Owners Manual: Activating and deactivating Eco drive mode using the function button


    There is a function button for Eco drive mode in the center display's Function view if the vehicle is not equipped with a drive mode control in the tunnel console. When the engine is switched off, Eco mode is deactivated and must therefore be reactivated each time the engine is started...

    Volvo XC90 2015-2021 Owners Manual: City Safety messages


    A number of messages related to City Safety may be displayed in the instrument panel. Several examples are provided below. A An authorized Volvo workshop is recommended. A text message can be erased by briefly pressing the button in the center of the rightside steering wheel keypad...

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