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XC90 Recharge Plug-in Hybrid
Starting and drivingStarting and switching off the carAlcohol lockGearboxBrakesFoot brakeParking brakeDrive systemDrive modesRecommendations for drivingTowbar and trailerFuelRefuellingEmission controlElectric operation and chargingCharging the hybrid batteryHomeLinkCompassTowing and recovery
The car recovers kinetic energy during braking in order to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.
Hold and Charge
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 control in the centre console.
Energy distribution using map data*
In the driving position Hybrid the car is powered by both the electric motor and the internal combustion engine. If a destination has been selected in the navigation system*, the Predictive Efficiency* function distributes the electric energy consumption along the whole driving distance using the map data.
Launch can be used when maximum acceleration is required from stationary. The function is available in the following drive modes: Hybrid, Constant AWD, Power and Individual.
Low speed control
The low speed control function (LSC* .
Activating and deactivating low speed control
There is a function button for low-speed driving with Hill Descent Control in the centre display's function view unless the car was equipped with drive mode control in the tunnel console.
Level control* and shock absorption
Level control regulates the car's suspension and shock absorption characteristics automatically to ensure optimum comfort and functionality while driving. It is also possible to adjust the level manually in order to facilitate loading or entry and exit.
Settings for level control*
Switch off the level control when the car is to be jacked up in order to prevent problems with automatic level control. Regulate the level to facilitate loading, or on entry and exit.
Hill descent control
Hill descent control (HDC* .
Activating and deactivating hill descent control
There is a function button for hill descent control with Hill Descent Control in the centre display's function view unless the car was equipped with drive mode control in the tunnel console.
Range in electric mode
The car's range depends on several factors. The ability to achieve a long range varies according to the circumstances and conditions under which the car is being driven.
All-wheel drive (AWD* ) means that the car is driving all four wheels at the same time, which improves traction.