Volvo XC90 2015-2021 Owners Manual / Driver support / City Safety steering assistance for evasive maneuver

Volvo XC90: Driver support / City Safety steering assistance for evasive maneuver

City Safety steering assistance can help the driver steer away from a vehicle/obstacle when it is not possible to avoid a collision by braking alone. City Safety steering assistance is always activated and cannot be switched off.

Volvo XC90. City Safety steering assistance for evasive maneuver

Volvo XC90. City Safety steering assistance for evasive maneuver Your vehicle swerves away

Volvo XC90. City Safety steering assistance for evasive maneuver Slow-moving/stationary vehicle or obstacle.

City Safety helps provide assistance by strengthening the driver's steering movements, but only if the driver has begun evasive action and the system detects that the driver's steering movements are not sufficient to avoid a collision.

The brake system is used simultaneously to further strengthen steering movements. The function also helps stabilize the vehicle after it has passed the obstacle.

City Safety steering assistance can detect:

  • vehicles
  • cyclists
  • pedestrians
  • large animals

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    City Safety steering assistance limitations during evasive maneuvers

    City Safety steering assistance may have limited functionality in certain situations and not intervene, e.g.: at speeds outside the range of 50-100 km/h (30-62 mph) if the driver does not take evasive action if speed-dependent power steering wheel resistance is working at reduced power – e...

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