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XC90 Twin Engine

Model Year: 2016 AT 1546

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XC90 Twin Engine

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Introduction (2)

  • The car's three displays

    The car is equipped with three different displays, center display, driver's display and head-up display, all of which show relevant information at the right time.

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  • Volvo ID

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Getting to know your vehicle (5)

  • Using the center display

    Many of the vehicle's functions can be controlled and settings can be made from the screen in the center console, referred to in this owner's information as the center display, which is a touchscreen.

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  • Navigating in the center display's views

    There are 5 different basic views in the center display: Home view, Top view, Climate view, App view and Function view. The display is activated automatically when the driver's door is opened.

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  • Light control

    The car's headlamps and lamps can be controlled using the left-hand steering wheel stalk. Different types of illumination can be selected.

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  • Connect the car to the internet

    The car can be connected to the internet in four different ways – via car modem, internet sharing from a cellular phone via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or USB.

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  • Volvo ID

    A Volvo ID can be used to access a number of on-line services

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Instruments and controls (5)

  • The car's three displays

    The car is equipped with three different displays, center display, driver's display and head-up display, all of which show relevant information at the right time.

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  • Light control

    The car's headlamps and lamps can be controlled using the left-hand steering wheel stalk. Different types of illumination can be selected.

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  • Drive modes

    Selecting a drive mode affects the vehicle's driving characteristics to help make driving more enjoyable or easier in certain types of situations.

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  • Parking brake

    The electric parking brake helps to keep the vehicle stationary when it is parked.

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  • Steering wheel keypad

    The buttons on the steering wheel are used for menu navigation as well as to control driver support functions, voice commands, media and messages.

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Climate (1)

  • Preconditioning of the car

    During preconditioning the passenger compartment is heated or cooled prior to driving. The function can be started from the car, via timer or the Volvo On Call mobile app.

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Locks and alarm (1)

  • Open/Close trunk lid/tailgate with foot motion

    To facilitate operation of the trunk lid/tailgate when your hands are busy, the trunk lid/tailgate can be opened/closed via foot movement.

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Hybrid related information (2)

  • Charge the hybrid battery

    The hybrid battery is charged via a charging cable with control unit. Charging status is indicated in the charging inlet, control unit and driver display.

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  • Drive modes

    Selecting a drive mode affects the vehicle's driving characteristics to help make driving more enjoyable or easier in certain types of situations.

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Starting and driving (6)

  • Charge the hybrid battery

    The hybrid battery is charged via a charging cable with control unit. Charging status is indicated in the charging inlet, control unit and driver display.

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  • Drive modes

    Selecting a drive mode affects the vehicle's driving characteristics to help make driving more enjoyable or easier in certain types of situations.

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  • Start and switch off the engine.

    The remote key must be in the front part of the passenger compartment but is not physically used at start-up because the car is equipped with the Passive Start function.

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  • Charging during braking

    During lighter braking, the car's braking force kinetic energy in the electric motor is converted into electricity, which is used to charge the hybrid battery.

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  • Parking brake

    The electric parking brake helps to keep the vehicle stationary when it is parked.

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  • Start and switch off the engine.

    The remote key must be in the front part of the passenger compartment but is not physically used at start-up because the car is equipped with the Passive Start function.

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Connected vehicle (3)

  • The car's three displays

    The car is equipped with three different displays, center display, driver's display and head-up display, all of which show relevant information at the right time.

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  • Connect the car to the internet

    The car can be connected to the internet in four different ways – via car modem, internet sharing from a cellular phone via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or USB.

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  • Volvo ID

    A Volvo ID can be used to access a number of on-line services

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Infotainment (2)

  • The car's three displays

    The car is equipped with three different displays, center display, driver's display and head-up display, all of which show relevant information at the right time.

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  • Pairing a cell phone

    A Bluetooth®-enabled cell phone or other device can be paired and wirelessly connected to the infotainment system.

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XC90 Twin Engine, 2016