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XC40
2020 Late

Software Updates

Updated 6/16/2021

Software Updates

Volvo continuously updates the systems in its vehicles and the services offered. Updating the software in your vehicle can give you access to new functions and improvements. You can update the software in your Volvo to the latest version when your vehicle is serviced at an authorized Volvo workshop or Volvo retailer. If you have a vehicle with a center display where you can swipe your finger horizontally across the display to e.g. pull up App/Function view, you can read about current updates available for your vehicle below.

Note

Functionality after updating may vary depending on market, model, model year and options.

P5P6-1917-Sensus Connect Infotainment Head Unit

Updates from June 2021

  • Mirror position saving has been improved.
  • Improvements in the engine control system's optimization.
  • Volvo On Call app has changed its name to Volvo Cars App and has also been launched with a refreshed design.
  • Changed seatbelt warning sound.

Updates from April 2021

  • For XC40: Improved software for better driving ability at start.
  • For XC40 Twin Engine/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid: Improvement of blower noise.
  • Problem with wireless charging for iPhone 12 is fixed.
  • Improvements of the engine control system's optimization.
  • Improvements to transmission system optimization.

Updates from March 2021

VNC (Vehicle Noise Compensation) for Harman Kardon premium audio gets a softer optimization.

For the following models:

  • XC60/XC90, S90/V90, S60/V60 from model year 2019 onwards.
  • XC40 from model year late 2018 onwards.

Improvements of the engine control system's optimization.

For the following models:

  • S90/V90 from model year late 2017 to model year 2019.
  • All vehicle models, except XC40, from model year late 2021 onwards.
  • XC60/XC90, S90/V90 from model year 2018 onwards.
  • S60/V60 from model year 2019.
  • XC40 from model year late 2018 onwards.

Improvements to transmission system optimization.

  • For Europe and Japan: All vehicle models, except XC40, from model year late 2021 onwards.

Reduced echo noise on the receiver side during phone calls.

For the following models:

  • XC60/XC90 from model year 2019 to model year 2020.
  • S60/V60 from model year late 2019 onwards.

Updates from January 2021

Improvements of the engine control system's optimization.

For the following models:

  • XC60/XC90 from model year 2020 to early model year 2021.
  • Not Europe: S90/V90, S90L, XC60/XC90 from model year 2018 onwards, S60/V60 from model year 2019 onwards.
  • For Europe and US: All vehicle models from late model year 2021 onwards, except XC40.
  • XC40 from model year 2020.
  • XC40 from late model year 2018.

Improvements to transmission system optimization.

  • China only: All vehicle models from late model year 2020, except XC40.

Updates from November 2020

  • For XC40 B4 of model year 2021 onwards with audio level High Performance and High Performance Pro only: Changed optimization in the infotainment system for engine noise compensation. There is a slight change in sound.

Improvements of the engine control system's optimization.

For the following models:

  • Does not apply to XC40 from model year 2020 to early model year 2021.
  • XC40 from model year 2019.
  • Does not apply for US: S90/V90, XC90/60 from model year 2018 onwards, S60/V60 from model year 2019 onwards, S90L from late model year 2018 onwards.
  • S90/V90 from late model year 2017 to model year 2018.
  • Only Europe: S90/V90/S90L, XC90/60 from late model year 2018 onwards, S60/V60 from late model year 2019 onwards.
  • Only China: S90L, XC90/60 from late model year 2020 onwards, S60/V60 from late model year 2020 onwards.

Improvements to transmission system optimization.

For the following models:

  • Only US and China: S90/V90, XC90/60 from model year 2018 onwards, S90L from late model year 2020 onwards, S60/V60 from model year 2019 onwards.
  • For China only: S90L from late model year 2018 onwards.
  • Only US and China: XC40 from late model year 2018.

Updates from October 2020

Improvements of the engine control system's optimization.

For the following models:

  • For China only: S90/V90 from late model year 2020.
  • For China only: S90L from late model year 2020.
  • For China only: XC60/XC90 from late model year 2018.
  • For China only: S60/V60 from model year 2019.
  • All markets: XC60, XC90 from model year 2020 to late model year 2021.
  • Not US and EU: XC40 from late model year 2018.

Updates from July 2020

Improvements of the engine control system's optimization.

For the following models:

  • S90/V90 from late model year 2017 to model year 2020.
  • XC40 from late model year 2018.
  • Only China: S90/V90, S90L, XC60, XC90 from late model year 2018 onward.

Updates from June 2020

  • Infotainment:
    • Sensus Navigation is stopped when a route is started via Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. Previously, the route was just paused. The "Cancel" button will no longer be visible.
    • The last destination for a route that has reached its final destination will be selectable in the list of previous destinations. Previously, this could not be selected (grayed-out).
  • For US/Canada: The Connected Safety function will be available.
  • For XC40 Twin Engine: The batteries will be charged more when driving in B mode, which will offer slightly increased engine braking.

Updates from April 2020

Improvements of the engine control system's optimization.

For the following models:

  • XC40 from late model year 2018
  • S60/V60 from model year 2019
  • S90/V90 from late model year 2018
  • XC90 from late model year 2018

Updates from March 2020

  • For S90/V90 model years late 2017 and 2018: Improvements of the engine control system's optimization.
  • For US only, S90/V90/XC90 from model year 2018 onwards, S90Long model year late 2018 onwards, S60/V60 from model year 2019 onwards: Improvements of the engine control system's optimization.
  • For XC90 model year 2020 onward: Improvements of the transmission system's optimization.

Updates from January 2020

  • Applies to XC60/XC90 from and including model year late 2018, XC40, S60/V60 and S90/V90 from and including model year 2019: Improvements of the engine control system's optimization.

Updates from 2019

  • Applies to the Twin Engine: While the correct charging time is being calculated, --:-- will be shown in the instrument panel.
  • Not XC40: All Twin Engine vehicles with a 60- or 70-liter fuel tank will get a new low fuel warning light threshold. This threshold will be changed from 50 km to 90 km (from 31 to 56 miles).
  • For XC40: Improvement of calculated range to provide more stable values, for example in stop-and-go traffic.
  • Memory setting for rain sensor set to "On" as default.
  • For XC90/XC60 B4/B5 from model year 2020 onwards: A battery symbol has been added to the instrument panel to indicate when the vehicle is regenerating.
  • Adjustment of message positions – all messages will be more visible in the display.
  • Not XC40: New message clarifying when the automatic parking brake is being calibrated.
  • Changed notification for filling of AdBlue from 4.5 to 6.5 liters.
  • Infotainment system:
    • Improved logic for updating maps online.
    • For model year 2018 onwardsXC40 and XC60 from model year 2019 onwards.: New integrated ring tone.
    • Improved voice recognition of names from the phone book regardless of language.
    • For Mexico, New Zealand and Turkey: Correction of time zone.
    • Recurring messages about Sirius subscription removed.
    • General performance improvements to the infotainment system.
    • For vehicles with High Performance Pro (Harmon Kardon): New function Vehicle Noise Compensation automatically adjusts the volume of the audio system to compensate for higher blower speeds and wind noise at increased speeds.
    • New function in the Spotify app: Daily Mixes and Pin-pairing, which subsequently offer automatic login in the vehicle. For more information, see the Spotify website.
  • Improvements of the engine control system's optimization.

Updates from 2019

  • For Europe and China from model year 2018 onwards (not XC40) and XC40 model year 2019: Improvements of the engine control system's optimization.
  • For S90, V90, S60, V60 from model year 2019 onwards, and XC90, XC60, XC40 from model year 2018 onwards: Improvements of the transmission system's optimization.

Updates from 2019

  • Improvements of the AWDAll Wheel Drive system's optimization.
  • Improvements of the engine control system's optimization.
  • Improvements to transmission system optimization.

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