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IntelliSafe safety check when starting

When you start the car after it has been switched off completely, a safety check of the car's driver support systems is shown in the driver display. This is a new visual function that is being added with software to be released in November 2017.

Positioning toll tags on windshields with heat-reflective film

If you use a road toll tag or transmitter in your car to pass through road tolls, it is important that you position it correctly in the windshield.

Set the clock

The first time you use the car, or if the current to the car's battery has been cut, you may have to make time and date settings. It is important that the clock is set, in order to connect to the internet among other things.

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.

Traffic information providers

Information on which companies deliver traffic information to your car and its systems in different countries is found below.

Cargo area floor in V90 Cross Country - Volvo Ocean Race

V90 Cross Country - Volvo Ocean Race is equipped with an exclusive cargo area floor that is hard-wearing and polishable.

The remote control key's key blade and replacing the battery

The remote control key contains a detachable key blade that can be used, among other things, to unlock the left-hand front door if the battery in the remote control key is weak or discharged. You can replace the battery in your remote control key yourself.

Driver profiles

In order for your Volvo to be customized for you every time you get into the car, you have the option to save and protect your personal preferences in driver profiles. The driver profiles can be associated with the car's keys and when unlocking occurs the car settings are adjusted to the driver profile associated with the key being used.

Activating data sharing when starting a connected service or app

If you have not activated data sharing for a connected service or for downloaded apps, you can do this when starting them in your center display. The first time you start a service, or after e.g. a factory reset or certain software updates, you must also accept Volvo's terms and conditions for connected services.

Valet locking

When you leave your car for a service, at a hotel or similar, you can use the valet locking function to lock the glove box, trunk, luggage compartment lid, tailgate or rear seat. The valet locking function varies depending on car model.

Goo to know about the car's windows

All the car's power windows can be controlled from the driver's door and the respective door window can be controlled from the other respective doors. For certain models it is also possible to choose panoramic roof.

Data sharing settings for Volvo On Call

Data sharing for the Volvo On Call service is activated as default. This means that you do not have to activate data sharing for this service when you buy a new vehicle or after e.g. a factory reset.

Error messages from the tire pressure monitoring system in the instrument panel, e.g. after tire change or low inflation pressure

If you see the message Check Car Status app in center display in your instrument panel, you need to calibrate/save a new inflation pressure in the tire pressure monitoring system.

Cancel Route

You can easily cancel an ongoing route in the center display.

Settings for privacy and data sharing are unique for each driver profile

When you begin to use a new driver profile, the data sharing settings for the profile are set to the vehicle's default settings and are deactivated.

IntelliSafe - driver support and safety

IntelliSafe is Volvo Cars thinking about car safety and consists of a number of features that actively or passively help you with your driving in different situations. For example, the functions can help you to maintain a certain time interval to the vehicle in front of you, prevent a collision by giving a warning and braking the car, or help with parking.

Privacy and data sharing

Many connected services and apps need to be able to send and receive information and data. The data sharing function for your connected services and apps is deactivated as default. To use certain connected services and apps in the vehicle, you must manually activate data sharing for them.

New procedures for replacing rear wiper blade

If you have had your car in for a service and a service technician replaced the wiper arm for the rear wiper blade, the procedure for replacing the windshield wiper is different.

Wiper blades in service position

When replacing, cleaning or lifting the wiper blades, for example when scraping ice from the windshield, they must be in the service position.

Traffic information providers

Information on which companies deliver traffic information to your car and its systems in different countries is found below.

How do I notice that a safety function has been activated?

If you feel that the car behaves in a way you had not expected, it may be because one of the car's safety features has been activated.

Find the car's VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)

In the event of contacting a Volvo dealer, for example about a Volvo On Call subscription, you must state the car's identification number VIN, (Vehicle Identification Number).

Automatic start of seat heating

The function for automatic start of seat heating varies depending on car model and differs between the driver's and passenger sides.

Associate driver profile to key

Personal settings for the seats, climate, audio, navigation and communication can be saved in the driver profiles and associate with one of the car's keys.

A dynamic symbol in the driver display

In Volvo's driver display there is a dynamic symbol that changes appearance if a function is activated or if the car needs your attention.

Handle cargo cover

Updated 11/25/2019

Handle cargo cover

The cargo cover provides an easy way to keep prying eyes from looking into your cargo area. Information on how to use the cargo cover can be found here.

Fitting

Insert one of the cargo cover's end pieces in the recess in the side panel of the cargo area.

16w49 - Support site - Fitting the Cargo cover

Insert the other end piece in the side panel on the opposite side.

Press the end piece down on each side – one at a time.

When you hear a click and the red marking on each end piece is no longer visible, the cargo cover is in place – check to ensure it is properly engaged.

Fold down the front panel of the cargo cover to eliminate the space between the cargo cover and the rear seat backrest.

16w49 - Support site - Fitting the Cargo cover

If a safety netOption. is used, the front panel should rest up on the cassette.

Note

We recommend that you consult the Owner's Manual for your vehicle model for more information and any important warnings.

Use

The cargo cover can be closed in two positions – a fully extended position and a loading position, where it is only partially closed to enable you to reach further into the cargo area more easily.

Fully extended position

Grasp the handle and pull out the cargo cover so that it runs along the top of the side panels in the cargo area. Pull it to its end position.

16w49 - Support site - Fitting the Cargo cover

Guide the cover's retaining pins in the grooves in the side panels. While angling the handle slightly upwards, release the cover so the retaining pins engage.

The cargo cover is locked in the fully extended position.

Loading position

From fully extended position:

16w49 - Support site - Fitting the Cargo cover

Grasp the handle and pull it rearwards until it stops.

Angle the cover downwards.

Carefully move the cover and its retaining pins forwards and upwards over the catches.

The cover will retract until it stops in the loading position.

To return to the fully extended position from the loading position:

Grasp the handle and pull the cargo cover to its end position.

Release the handle so that the retaining pins engage in the catches.

The cover is locked in the fully extended position.

With the automatic cargo cover,Optionthe cover will be retracted from the fully extended position to the loading position each time the tailgate is opened, and is extended again when the tailgate is closed. The cargo cover can detect whether anything is preventing it moving and can automatically move back to full cover mode in this case.

Note

The cargo cover may not operate automatically at low temperatures in the passenger compartment.

Important

Do not load objects on top of the cargo cover.

Pay attention to the risk of crushing when opening and closing with the automatic cargo coverOption..

If the cargo area is loaded with a bulky load then the automatic cargo cover is moved to retracted position in order to avoid it making contact with the load.

Retracting

From fully extended position:

Lift up the handle and pull it rearwards so that the cargo cover retaining pins are released from the grooves. Then release.

From the loading position:

Grasp the handle, pull the cargo cover out of the grooves, and then pull it to the fully extended position. Lift up the handle and pull it rearwards so that the retaining pins are released from the grooves. Then release.

Guide the cover and its retaining pins back over top of the side panels until it stops in the retracted position.

Bear in mind that a retracted cargo cover may obstruct the view rearwards.

Removing

In retracted position:

Press in the button on one of the end pieces of the retracted cargo cover and lift out the end.

Carefully angle the cover upwards/outwards.

The other end piece will then detach automatically so the cover can be lifted out of the cargo area.

Vehicle model/model year

V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards (manufactured after 16w37)

V90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 and later


This article is applicable to

Vehicle model/model year

V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards (manufactured after 16w37)

V90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 and later


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Error message after tire replacement

After changing a tire, an error message may appear in the display. If this happens, the tire pressure monitoring system must be calibrated.

Edit and protect driver profile

You can save personal settings specific to you in a driver profile by protecting the profile. The settings currently active at the time of locking are then saved. You can also name or rename a profile whenever you wish.

Traffic information providers

Information on which companies deliver traffic information to your car and its systems in different countries is found below.

Operating the panoramic roof

The panoramic roof consists of a sun visor and a glass roof panel. You can adjust the panoramic roof settings as required and desired.

Driving with a trailer

There are a number of things to consider when towing a trailer, such as the towbar, the trailer and how the load is distributed in the trailer.

Pilot Assist and Lane Keeping Aid

Pilot Assist is a comfort function that can help you to keep your car within its lane and maintain a safe distance from vehicles in front of you. Lane Keeping Aid is a function which, in a similar way, can help you in some situations to reduce the risk of your car accidentally leaving its lane.

Collision avoidance assistance

The collision avoidance assistance function can help you to reduce the risk of the car accidentally leaving its lane and/or colliding with another vehicle or obstacle by actively steering the car back into the lane and/or swerving.

Activating data sharing for connected services and downloaded apps through the settings menu

You can activate data sharing for connected services and downloaded apps through the settings menu in your center display.

Driving vacations and long distance journeys

Be prepared and enhance your driving holidays and long journeys. Here you can find useful tips so that you and your Volvo are well equipped when you venture out onto the road.

Maintaining the interior

Using the car affects its interior. Leather and fabrics change and get a patina. Proper care and cleaning keeps the car fresh and clean for many years. Volvo has developed cleaning methods and products.

Privacy locking

The purpose of privacy locking, which, on some models is called valet locking, is to be able to lock the luggage compartment lid/tailgate and glove box but still be able to open the doors and start the car. Privacy locking is advantageous when leaving your car for a service or at a hotel.

To note when filling up

When filling up, it is important that the nozzle is inserted into the filler pipe fully and that it passes the pipe's two covers.