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XC90 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 control 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.
Low speed control
The low speed control function (LSC* .
Activating and deactivating low-speed driving using a function button
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 regulation. Regulate the level to facilitate loading, or on entry and exit.
Hill descent control
Hill descent control (HDC* .
Activating and deactivating hill descent control with the function button
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.
Driving with electric operation
When driving on electric power, Volvo Twin Engine provides a combination of good fuel economy, low emissions and high performance.
All-wheel drive (AWD* ) means that the car is driving all four wheels at the same time, which improves traction.