Volvo XC90 2015-2021 Owners Manual / Starting and driving / Hill Start Assist

Volvo XC90: Starting and driving / Hill Start Assist

The function for assisting when starting the vehicle on inclines (HSA1) helps prevent the vehicle from rolling backward when starting on an uphill gradient. When backing up a hill, HSA helps prevent the vehicle from rolling forward.

The function retains pressure from the brake pedal in the brake system for several seconds after the brake pedal has been released.

This temporary braking effect is released after a few seconds or when the driver begins driving. Hill Start Assist is activated when the vehicle is stopped on steep inclines. The function is available even when the Auto-hold brake function is switched off.

1 Hill Start Assist

    Activating and deactivating Autohold at a standstill

    The Auto-hold brake function at a standstill is activated with the button in the tunnel console. Press the button in the tunnel console to activate or deactivate the function...

    Braking assist after a collision

    In a collision in which the activation level is reached for the pyrotechnic seat belt tensioners or airbags, or if a collision with a large animal is detected, the vehicle's brakes will be automatically activated...

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    Volvo XC90 2015-2021 Owners Manual: Handling system updates via Download Center


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      Distance Alert

      (Option/accessory.)

      The Distance Alert function can help the driver become aware if the time interval to the vehicle in front is too short. The vehicle must be equipped with a head-up display* in order to display Distance Alert.

      Volvo XC90. Distance Alert

      Symbol for Distance Alert on the windshield with head-up display

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