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Introduction (This film shows MY09)
20558:24528|Welcome to learn more about your new Volvo V50
1488:3761|The key has five buttons
3970:8855|A short press on the lock symbol locks the doors and the trunk.
9090:12251|A long press will also close windows and sun roof.
12538:15621|The unlock button unlock the doors and the trunk.
16065:18468|This button turns on the approach lights.
18703:21289|The trunk button unlocks just the trunk.
21498:22883|And there is a panic button.
23405:29779|Press the panic button for three seconds or two quick presses and you turn on the alarm and the position indicators.
30197:36231|The key has a removable key blade, which can be used to open the driver door and the trunk manually.
Steering Wheel Adjustment
118:3160|The first thing you want to do is to adjust the steering wheel.
3238:8751|Just pull this lever and adjust the wheel up or down, in or out.
38:3604|Manual seats. Adjustment is really simple.
3970:7079|Just pull this bar to move it forward or backward.
7418:14759|Raise or lower the front of the seat by pulling up or pressing down on this and move the backrest with this.
15830:19043|Move the seat up or down with this handle.
19774:23301|The lumbar support is adjusted here.
Seat With Memory Function
2038:3631|Adjustment is really simple.
4257:8019|Just press this button to move the seat forward or backward.
8278:12852|Raise or lower the seat with this, and move the backrest with this.
13557:16927|Move the front of the seat cushion with this.
17449:21968|Store your setting by pressing the memory button and setting 1.
22491:24476|The lumbar support is adjusted here.
24999:29779|This setting is activated every time this specific key and remote is used.
30406:33619|It’s really convenient if you share the car with someone else.
Starting the engine
339:2429|Lets start the engine.
3343:10004|When you hear the engine revving at cold start it’s a feature that makes the exhausts cleaner and less harmful.
10475:13505|This can go on for several minutes if it’s really cold.
Drivers door control panel
1776:7575|You can lock all the doors including the trunk from the inside by pressing this button.
7967:9952|Unlock by pressing again.
10213:13975|All power windows can be controlled from the driver side.
14132:20271|A full pull or press opens or closes the window automatically all the way.
20741:23118|A gentle press or pull gives manual control.
23902:28055|Disengage the rear power windows by pressing the electric child safety lock.
28358:30641|Engage by pressing again.
Electric climate control ECC (Option)
130:4310|Press the Auto button to control the climate automatically.
6243:10840|You can set the temperature individually for the driver side or the passenger side.
11598:17031|First choose side by pressing the right button. Look at the green indication light.
17162:20062|Turn the right knob to set the temperature.
20662:24999|To override the blower Auto setting, turn the blower knob.
25558:29440|Change the air distribution by pressing one of the buttons in the symbol.
30700:36388|The optional air quality system separates gases and particles from the outside air.
36798:40672|A green light indicates that the air quality sensor is active.
40829:46262|Pressing the button toggles between, Auto, Recirculation Off or Recirculation On.
46550:53655|If you always leave the air conditioning on, it makes the air quality better and it quickly removes condensation from the windows.
1410:6556|It is a good advise to always activate the rain sensor when there is a risk for rain.
7026:9168|This way you don’t have to bother with the wipers.
9717:14550|The symbol in the main instrument makes it easy to see if it’s on or off.
16718:20009|Adjust the sensitivity by turning this wheel.
21368:23875|You might want to make an extra wipe now and then.
24346:26148|Just flip the stalk upward.
26644:31817|But if you flip it downward you override the rain sensor and you have to activate it again.
8228:14524|You have a Dolby Prologic II decoder for true surround sound from a CD and MP3.
14942:22987|You can also plug in your mp3 player in the auxiliary input or the optional USB input and listen through the speakers.
23405:32653|The USB port supports iPod and USB memory sticks with music files in mp3, WMA and WAV formats.
32992:38191|Step through the music files by turning the tuningknob or pressing the arrow buttons.
38530:43964|The first time you listen to music from an external device you might need to adjust the input volume.
44669:48091|Just press the Menu button and navigate to AUX volume.
49345:52741|Then you adjust the volume by turning the tuning knob.
53942:58644|Pressing the Menu button and using the navigation arrows can reach lots of other settings.
The steering wheel buttons
11049:14341|The steering wheel buttons control the radio and CD.
14785:20114|With a short press on the forward button you change preset radio station or CD tracks.
20584:25443|Press and hold to fast-forward the CD player or search for radio stations.
25939:30302|The Volume control is simple just up or down.
Clock and Trip meter
313:5224|You set the clock by pressing the menu button and choose Clock Adjust.
7888:12538|Use the side arrows to choose the number you want to change.
12904:16195|Change with up- or down arrows or use the numbered buttons.
16352:18390|Press Enter to start the clock.
18938:24372|There are two trip meters and you toggle between them with a short press on this knob.
24685:26958|A long press resets the current one.
27198:34768|The main instrument panel provides you with information about the fuel level, outside temperature and of course the trip computer.
1384:5172|There are two 12 V electrical sockets in the car.
5358:10840|One in the centre console in the front and one on the rear side of the centre console.
Folding the rear seat backrest
156:3317|At times you may want to transport long objects.
4284:5694|It’s easily done.
5878:10422|Attach the safety belt to the coat hanger to avoid the belt from being damaged.
11676:13635|Pull here to fold the seat forward.
15412:18468|Press the lock and pull out on the head restrain.
19461:24320|Pull out and forward on the seat lock and fold the backrest.
1201:6034|The trip computer can be accessed by turning the wheel on the left stalk.
6817:23902|The trip computer displays information about Average speed, current speed, Stability and Traction Control (STC or DSTC) engagement, instantaneous fuel consumption, average fuel consumption and distance to empty tank.
24320:29918|The distance is calculated from the average fuel consumption during the last 30 kilometers.
30484:35709|This means that if you start driving more aggressively it might not be totally accurate.
2194:8594|The direction indicators have a short flash option if you move the stalk switch up or down one step.
9064:11311|This is perfect when overtaking.
Left-hand stalk switch and lighting pane
783:5328|Turn the headlamp control clockwise to the end position for running lights.
5694:10161|Flash the main beam by moving the stalk gently towards the steering wheel
14680:18155|In the lighting panel you can also adjust the height of the light beam.
18558:23144|Do this if the car is heavy loaded and the beam points too high.
235:6504|The Blind Spot Information System is an option that will help you to notice vehicles in the blind spot.
6713:15072|When someone enters the blind spot either from behind or when you overtake another vehicle, you get a indication light here.
365:5955|To use a child seat in the front seat, you MUST deactivate the passenger airbag.
6086:10631|To do this, open the passenger door and turn the switch to OFF.
11049:14785|You will get a reminder in the rear view mirror saying it’s off.
835:7680|When refueling you must first open the fuel filler door by pressing the button in the lighting panel.
9482:13348|You can hang the cap on the inside of the fuel filler door while refueling.
15804:18729|Close the cap until it clicks.
18912:21603|Push in the door until it clicks in place
1828:5537|Finally comes an advice from Volvos paint experts.
5982:13322|They want you to take good care of your new car and says that it’s best to hand wash the car during the first months.