Driver support

IntelliSafe – driver support and safety

Updated 1/31/2020

IntelliSafe – driver support and safety

IntelliSafe is Volvo Cars' philosophy regarding vehicle safety. IntelliSafe consists of a number of systemsSome of these systems are standard, while others are options. This may vary depending on market, vehicle model and model year. that are designed to help make driving safer, prevent accidents and protect passengers and other road users.


The functions are supplementary aids – they cannot manage all situations in all conditions.

The driver is always responsible for ensuring that the vehicle is driven in a safe manner and in accordance with applicable traffic rules and regulations.


IntelliSafe has the following functions designed to help the driver operate the vehicle more safely.

  • Active high beam
  • Tunnel detection
  • Pilot Assist
  • Cross Traffic Alert
  • Blind Spot Information
  • Park Assist*
  • Park Assist Pilot*
  • Park Assist Camera*
  • Road Sign Information*
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Roll Stability Control
  • Speed Limiter*
  • Cruise control
  • Adaptive Cruise Control*
  • Rear Collision Warning
  • Driver Alert Control
  • All Wheel Drive (AWD)

    All Wheel Drive


IntelliSafe has the following functions designed to help the driver prevent accidents.

  • City Safety
  • Distance Alert*
  • Lane Keeping Aid
  • Collision Avoid. Assistance


IntelliSafe has the following interacting functions to help protect the driver and passengers in certain situations in the event of an accident.

  • Whiplash Protection System
  • Seat belt with seat belt tensioner
  • Airbags


Read the individual parts about each system to fully understand the functions and be notified of important warnings.

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