Volvo XC90 2015-2021 Owners Manual / Driver support / City Safety steering assistance limitations during evasive maneuvers

Volvo XC90: Driver support / 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.g. during cooling due to overheating.

NOTE

The function uses the vehicle's camera and radar sensor, which has certain general limitations.

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