Selecting ignition mode

The vehicle's ignition can be put in various modes (levels) to make different functions available.

Selecting an ignition mode

P6-1746-XC40-engine start button
Location of the start button.
  • Ignition mode 0 – Unlock the vehicle and keep the remote key in the passenger compartment.


To set level I or II without engine start – do not depress the brake pedal (or clutch pedal for vehicles with manual transmission) when selecting this ignition mode.
  • Ignition mode I – Press the start button and release.
  • Ignition mode II – Press the button and hold it in for approx. 5 seconds. Release the button.
  • Back to ignition mode 0 – To return to ignition mode 0 from modes I and II, press the start button.