Volvo XC90 2015-2022 Owners Manual / Starting and driving / Transmission

Volvo XC90: Starting and driving / Transmission

The transmission is part of the vehicle's driveline (power transmission) between the engine and the drive wheels. The function of the transmission is to change gears depending on speed and power needs.

The vehicle has an 8-speed automatic transmission. The number of gears allows the engine's torque and power band to be effectively utilized.

Two of the gears are overdrive gears that save fuel when driving at a constant engine speed. Both the gear selector and the steering wheel paddles can be used to shift up or down manually. The selected gear selector position will be displayed in the instrument panel.

    Regenerative braking

    The vehicle recovers kinetic energy during braking in order to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. The battery symbol is shown in the instrument panel when the vehicle is generating power for the battery1...

    Automatic transmission

    Gear position is selected automatically to make driving as energy efficient as possible. The transmission also has a manual mode. The transmission is available in two different versions...

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    Volvo XC90 2015-2022 Owners Manual: Conditions for the Start/Stop function


    Certain conditions must be met for Start/Stop to function. If any condition is not met, this will be indicated in the instrument panel. The engine does not auto-stop The engine will not auto-stop if: The vehicle has not reached a speed of ca 10 km/h (6 mph) after starting...

    Volvo XC90 2015-2022 Owners Manual: Octane rating


    Volvo requires premium fuel (91 octane1 or higher) for all T5, T6 and T8 engines, and recommends AKI 93 for optimal performance and fuel economy. See decal examples in illustrations 1 and 2. Minimum octane Decals Illustration 1: Sample fuel pump octane label1...

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      Incorrectly connected or installed software or diagnostic tools may have an adverse effect on the vehicle's electronics.

      We strongly recommend that Volvo owners use only genuine, Volvo-approved accessories, and that accessory installations be performed only by a trained and qualified Volvo service technician. Certain accessories only work when the associated software is installed in the vehicle's computer system.

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      On-board Diagnostic (OBDII) socket under the dashboard on the driver's side.

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