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Restrict car functions with Red Key

Updated 11/25/2019

Restrict car functions with Red Key

When you lend your car you can restrict the car's functions using a Red Key. You can choose to set a speed limit or a max volume for the loudspeakers in advance.

Red Key

A Red Key is an extra key that makes it possible to restrict some of the car's functions, which can be reassuring if you lend the car to a younger driver or when you leave the car for a service. In addition to setting a speed limit and max volume for the speakers, many of the car's driver support functions are automatically activated when a Red Key is used.

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When lending your Volvo it is possible to restrict some functions with Red Key.

Settings for Red Key

When you use your normal key you can make settings for Red Key in the center display's top view: SettingsSystemDriver ProfilesRed Keys.

Possible settings for Red Key

Following settings are possible for a Red Key:

  • Set Time Gap For Adaptive Cruise Control

    Adaptive Cruise Control is an option

  • Reduced Maximum Volume
  • Max Speed Limit
  • Speed Limit Warning

When you lend your car to another driver using a Red Key, it is not possible for them to change the settings defined beforehand.

Note

If the vehicle changes owners, the vehicle must be locked and then unlocked for a new driver profile to be activated.

Driver support functions with Red Key

Some driver support functions are always activated when a Red Key is used:

  • Blind Spot Information
  • Lane assistance (LDW and LKA)
  • Distance warning
  • City Safety
  • Driver Alert Control
  • Road sign information (Road Sign Information)

Order Red Key

Contact a Volvo dealer to order Red Key.

Note

Several of the functions are options and can vary depending on the market. Contact your Volvo dealer for more information.

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

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

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


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