XC90 Twin Engine
Low speed control
The low speed control function Low Speed Control (LSC) facilitates and improves traction for driving off-road and on slippery surfaces, such as with a caravan on grass or a boat trailer on a launch ramp. The function is included in drive mode Off Road.
Driving with electric operation
When driving on electric power, Volvo Twin Engine provides a combination of good fuel economy, low emissions and high performance.
Settings for level control*
Regulate the level to facilitate loading, or on entry and exit. Switch off level control when the car is to be jacked up in order to prevent problems with automatic regulation.
Selection of drive mode affects the car's driving characteristics in order to enhance the driving experience and facilitate driving in special situations.
Level control* and shock absorption
Level control regulates the car's suspension and shock absorption characteristics automatically to ensure the best comfort and functionality while driving. It is also possible to adjust the level manually in order to facilitate loading or entry and exit.
Changing drive mode
Change the drive mode using the control in the centre console.
All-wheel drive, AWD (All Wheel Drive), means that the car is driving all four wheels at the same time, which improves traction.
"Hold" and "Charge" function
In some situations, it can be useful to be able to control the hybrid battery's state of charge while driving is in progress. This is possible using the Hold and Charge functions which are available in all drive modes.
Activating and deactivating hill descent control with the function button
Any car that is not equipped with a drive mode control in the tunnel console has a function button for hill descent control with Hill Descent Control in the centre display function view.
Hill descent control
Hill descent control, Hill Descent Control (HDC), is a low speed function with enhanced engine braking. The function makes it possible to increase or reduce vehicle speed on steep downhill gradients using only the accelerator pedal, without using the foot brake. The function is included in drive mode Off Road.
Activating and deactivating low-speed driving using a function button
Any car that is not equipped with a drive mode control in the tunnel console has a function button for low-speed driving with Hill Descent Control in the centre display function view.