Towing and recovery


Updated 7/23/2018

Towing the V60 Twin Engine is not permitted. When moving the car it must be transported raised up with all the wheels on a recovery vehicle's platform.

When towing another car

Towing another car consumes a lot of energy - use drive mode AWD. This then charges the hybrid battery, in combination with improving the car's driving characteristics and roadholding, see Drive system - drive modes.

Jump starting

Do not tow the car to bump start the engine. Use a donor battery if the starter battery is discharged and the engine does not start, see Jump starting with battery.


The electric drive motor and the catalytic converter may be damaged during attempts to tow-start the car.

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