Volvo XC90 2015-2022 Owners Manual / Starting and driving / Regenerative braking

Volvo XC90: Starting and driving / Regenerative braking

The vehicle recovers kinetic energy during braking in order to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

Volvo XC90. Regenerative braking The battery symbol is shown in the instrument panel when the vehicle is generating power for the battery1.

The function is available in all drive modes together with gear selector position D or M.

Activating brake regeneration

Brake regeneration is activated by gentle pressure on the brake pedal or during engine braking.

Regeneration increases during engine braking if manual gear selector position M is selected.

1 The symbol is used in vehicles with 48 V batteries.

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