Opening/closing the fuel filler flap and refuelling

The fuel tank is fitted with a coverless fuel filler system.

Opening/closing the fuel filler flap

P5-1507 Fuel filler flap side indicator

In the driver display, the arrow next to the tank symbol indicates which side of the car the fuel filler flap is located.

P5-1519-XC90 HYBRID Fuel filler flap button
Press the button on the instrument panel.
Pressure equalisation of the fuel tank involves a certain delay in opening the flap. The message Fuel tank Fuel lid is opening is shown in the driver display, and then Fuel tank Ready for refuelling.
After refuelling is finished - close the flap with a gentle press.

Refuelling at a petrol station

P5-1507 Fuel filling
Refuelling is carried out as follows.
Open the fuel filler flap.

Choose fuel that is approved for use in the car. See information on approved fuels in the section on "Petrol".

Insert the pump nozzle in the fuel filler opening. The filler pipe has two opening caps. The pump nozzle must be pushed past both caps before refuelling is started.
Do not overfill the tank but fill until the pump nozzle cuts out the first time.
The tank is full.


Overfilled fuel in the tank can overflow in hot weather.


Never use the fuel-driven heater when the car is in a filling station area.

P5-1507 Tank lid with decal
Decal on the inside of the fuel filler flap.

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