The battery is either a 12 V battery or, if the car is the mild hybridCars with engine alternative B3, B4, B5 or B6 are the mild hybrid type. type, a 48 V battery that also allows regenerative braking while driving.
12 V support battery is located in the engine compartment.
If the car is the mild hybrid type, it will have a 48 V support battery instead, located under the cargo area. The battery and the box covering it must only be handled by an authorised workshop.
Support battery maintenance
The support battery normally requires no more service than the normal 12 V battery (starter battery). A workshop should be contacted in the event of questions or problems - an authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.
If the 12 V battery is replaced, make sure you replace it with a battery with the same size, cold starting capacity and type as the original battery. Volvo recommends that you use an authorised Volvo workshop for replacing the battery.
48 V voltage can be dangerous in the event of incorrect intervention. Do not touch anything on the batteries that is not clearly described in the owner's manual.
- 48 V support battery must never be used for jump starting.
- External electrical equipment must not, under any circumstances, be connected to the 48 V battery.
- The 48 V battery may only be serviced and replaced by a workshop – an authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.
Specifications for support battery
Cold start capacityAccording to EN standard. - CCACold Cranking Amperes. (A)
150×90×130 mm (5.9×3.5×5.1 inches)
If the car is the mild hybridCars with engine alternative B3, B4, B5 or B6 are the mild hybrid type. type, it will be equipped with a lithium-ion type 48 V battery instead.