Volvo XC90 2015-2024 Owners Manual / Wheels and tires / Tread wear indicator

Volvo XC90: Wheels and tires / Tread wear indicator

The tread wear indicator shows the status of the tire's tread.

Volvo XC90. Tread wear indicator

The tread wear indicator is a narrow elevated strip running across the tire's longitudinal tread grooves. The letters TWI (Tread Wear Indicator) are visible on the side of the tire. When approximately 1.6 mm (1/16 inch) is left on the tread, the tread will be at the same height as the tread wear indicator. Replace the tire as soon as possible. Tires with low tread offer very poor traction in rain or snow.

    Tire direction of rotation

    Tires with tread designed to roll in only one direction are marked with an arrow on the sidewall. The arrow shows the tire's direction of rotation. The tire should maintain the same direction of rotation throughout its service life...

    Tire terminology

    The following is a glossary of tire-related terms. The tire suppliers may have additional markings, notes or warnings such as standard load, radial tubeless, etc...

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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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