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XC40 Twin Engine
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 with the functions Hold and Charge.
Selection of drive mode affects the car's driving characteristics in order to enhance the driving experience and facilitate driving in special situations.
Changing drive mode
Select the drive mode adapted for the current driving conditions.Change the drive mode using the button in the centre console.
Energy distribution in hybrid drive using map data*
The Hybrid drive mode is the car's normal mode where the electric motor and internal combustion engine work individually or together in hybrid drive. If a destination has been selected in the navigation system*, the Predictive Efficiency* function distributes the electric energy consumption in an intelligent way along the whole driving distance using the map data.
Driving with electric operation
When driving on electric power, Volvo Twin Engine provides a combination of good fuel economy, low emissions and high performance.