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: Software Updates


    So that you as a Volvo customer shall have the best possible experience from your car, Volvo is continuously developing the systems in the cars and the services that you are offered. The software in your Volvo will be updated to the latest version when the vehicle is serviced at an authorized Volvo retailer...

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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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