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Changed start/stop symbols

The start/stop function switches off the engine temporarily at a standstill and then starts it automatically when it is needed.

Updated appearance of warning messages for Pilot Assist, Cruise Control, Adaptive Cruise Control and Speed Limiter

Updated 11/25/2019

Updated appearance of warning messages for Pilot Assist, Cruise Control, Adaptive Cruise Control and Speed Limiter

For the Pilot Assist, Cruise Control (CCCruise Control), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACCAdaptive Cruise Control) and Speed Limiter (SLSpeed Limiter) functions, the appearance of certain warning messages will be updated with the software update released in May 2018.

Pilot Assist, message that the driver must keep their hands on the steering wheel

Before updating:

  1. The Pilot Assist icon lights orange in the instrument panel and a message appears stating that the driver must steer.
  2. If the driver does not follow the prompt, the message remains and a warning signal is heard.
  3. If the driver still does not follow the prompt, a sustained signal is heard, the function switches off and a message stating that it has been canceled appears in the driver's display.
18w48 - P5 -  Support Site - Updated symbols for Pilot assist - Before update

An example of what the driver will see is provided in steps 1 and 2.

After updating:

  1. An orange icon depicting two hands holding a steering wheel appears in the driver's display together with a message that prompts the driver to actively steer.
  2. If the driver does not follow the prompt, the icon turns red and a warning signal is heard and repeated.
  3. If the driver still does not follow the prompt, more sustained warning signals are provided and are repeated in short pulses over a certain period of time, the function switches off and a message stating that it has been canceled appears in the instrument panel.
18w48 - P5 -  Support Site - Updated symbols for Pilot assist - After update

An example of what the driver will see is provided in step 2.

Pilot Assist, message that the function has been canceled because no lane marker lines could be detected

Before updating:

  • The Pilot Assist icon is orange and a message stating that the function has been canceled because the road lines cannot be detected appears in the instrument panel.
18w22 - P5 - Support site - Sensus - Pilot assist function is cancelled - old icon

After update: The Pilot Assist icon is white with a red diagonal line across it and appears in the instrument panel together with a message stating that the function has been canceled because lane marker lines cannot be detected.

18w22 - P5 - Support site - Sensus - Pilot assist function is cancelled - new icon

Adaptive Cruise Control, Cruise Control and Speed Limiter: Message stating that the function has been canceled

Before updating: The icon for the relevant function is orange and a message stating that the function has been canceled appears in the driver's display.

After updating: The icon for the respective function is white with a red diagonal dash across it and appears in the driver's display together with a message stating that the function has been canceled.

Vehicle model/model year

XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards

S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards

XC60, XC60 Twin Engine and S90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 onwards

XC40, V60, V60 Cross Country, S60 and S60 Twin Engine of model year 2019 onwards


This article is applicable to

Vehicle model/model year

XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards

S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards

XC60, XC60 Twin Engine and S90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 onwards

XC40, V60, V60 Cross Country, S60 and S60 Twin Engine of model year 2019 onwards


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Updated center display

With the Sensus Connect upgrade, available from May 2017, the center display in your Volvo has been given a new and intuitive appearance. Navigation, the media player and home view have all been updated in order to simplify their use. Settings and buttons that are used frequently have been highlighted, making it easier for the driver to reach them.

Software Updates

Volvo continuously updates the systems in its vehicles and the services you are offered. Updating the software in your vehicle can give you access to many 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 dealer.