Volvo XC90 2015-2023 Owners Manual / Driver support / Curve Speed Assist (CSA)

Volvo XC90: Driver support / Curve Speed Assist (CSA)


(Depending on market, this function can be either standard or optional.)

Curve Speed Assist can help the driver reduce speed before sharp turns if the preset speed for the driver support function Adaptive Cruise Control* or Pilot Assist* is determined to be too high.

Volvo XC90. Curve Speed Assist (CSA) As the function reduces the vehicle's speed, this symbol will be displayed in the instrument panel.

This assessment is performed using information from map data in the vehicle's navigation system, Sensus Navigation*. After the turn, the vehicle will resume the previously set speed.

The driver can cancel the function at any time by braking or using the accelerator pedal.


  • The function is supplementary driver support intended to facilitate driving and help make it safer – it cannot handle all situations in all traffic, weather and road conditions.
  • The driver is advised to read all sections in the Owner's Manual about this function to learn of its limitations, which the driver must be aware of before using the function.
  • Driver support functions are not a substitute for the driver's attention and judgment. The driver is always responsible for ensuring the vehicle is driven in a safe manner, at the appropriate speed, with an appropriate distance to other vehicles, and in accordance with current traffic rules and regulations.

Drive modes

Cornering assistance varies depending on the selected drive mode. If drive mode cannot be selected, the function will use the Comfort option. In Dynamic mode, cornering will be sporty, with slightly more powerful acceleration coming out of curves.

* Option/accessory.

    Pilot Assist symbols and messages

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    Activating or deactivating Curve Speed Assist (CSA)

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