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XC40 Recharge Plug-in Hybrid
2022 Late

Electric operation and charging

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Hybrid battery gauge

The hybrid battery gauge shows how much energy there is in the hybrid battery.

Hybrid gauge

In drive modes Hybrid and Pure, the driver display shows a hybrid gauge that can help the driver to drive the car in a more energy-efficient way.

Drive systems

The car combines an internal combustion engine with an electric motor.

Hold and Charge

In some situations, it can be useful to be able to control the hybrid battery's state of charge while driving is in progress. This is possible with the functions Hold and Charge.

Drive modes

Selection of drive mode affects the car's driving characteristics in order to enhance the driving experience and facilitate driving in special situations.

General information on electric drive

The car is equipped with a rechargeable hybrid battery* . The electric motor drives the car mostly at low speeds, the petrol engine at higher speeds, as well as during more active driving.

Symbols and messages relating to hybrid drive in the driver display

A number of symbols and messages regarding hybrid drive can be shown in the driver display. They may also be shown in combination with general indicator and warning symbols and are then extinguished when the problems have been rectified.

Long-term storage of cars with hybrid batteries

To minimise the risk of damage to the hybrid battery during long-term storage (longer than 1 month) it is recommended that the state of charge (SoC) is maintained at approximately 25%. Check the charge level in the driver display on a regular basis.

Range in electric mode

The car's range depends on several factors. The ability to achieve a long range varies according to the circumstances and conditions under which the car is being driven.

Economical driving

To achieve the longest possible range, the driver should plan driving and adapt driving style and speed to the prevailing situation.

Recycling the batteries

Used batteries must be recycled in an environmentally sound manner.

Hybrid battery

The hybrid battery powers the car's electric motor and is charged via the car's charging input socket.