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V90 Twin Engine
2019 Early

Recommendations for driving

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During towing, the car is towed by another vehicle by means of a towline.

Help when starting on a hill

Hill start assist, Hill Start Assist (HSA), prevents the car from rolling backwards when starting on an uphill gradient. When reversing uphill, it prevents the car from rolling forwards.

Braking on gritted roads

When driving on salted roads, a layer of salt may form on the brake discs and brake linings.

Braking on wet roads

When driving for a prolonged period of time in heavy rain without braking, the braking effect may be delayed slightly when next using the brakes.

Parking on a hill

Always use the parking brake when parking on a hill.

Petrol particle filter

Petrol cars are fitted with particle filters for more efficient emission control.

Petrol station

Use the car's navigation system* in order to find the route to the closest petrol station.

Energy distribution in hybrid drive using map data*

The Hybrid drive mode is the car's normal mode where the electric motor and internal combustion engine work individually or together in hybrid drive. If a destination has been selected in the navigation system*, the Predictive Efficiency* function distributes the electric energy in an intelligent way along the whole driving distance using the map data.

Driving with electric operation

When driving on electric power, Volvo Twin Engine provides a combination of good fuel economy, low emissions and high performance.

Saving energy

The car provides plenty of opportunities and conditions for energy efficient driving.

Economical driving

Drive economically and in a more eco-friendly way by driving smoothly, thinking ahead, and adjusting your driving style and speed to the prevailing conditions.

Preparations for a long trip

Before a driving holiday or some other type of long journey, it is important to check the car's functions and equipment particularly carefully.

Overloading the starter battery

The electrical functions in the car load the starter battery to varying degrees. Avoid using the ignition position II when the car is switched off. Instead, use ignition position I - which uses less power.

Driving in water

Driving in water means that the car is driven in a deeper amount of water on a road that is under water. Driving in water must be performed with great caution.

Winter driving

For winter driving it is important to perform certain checks of the car in order to ensure that it can be driven safely.

Overheating in the engine and drive system

Under special conditions, for example hard driving in hilly terrain and hot climate, there is a risk that the engine and drive system may overheat - in particular with a heavy load.

Driving with a trailer

When driving with a trailer, there are a number of points that are important to think about regarding the towbar, the trailer and how the load is positioned in the trailer.