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XC90 Twin Engine
2020 Late

Brakes

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Brake fluid – specifications

Updated 12/6/2019

Brake fluid is the medium in a hydraulic brake system that is used to transfer pressure from e.g. a brake pedal via a master brake cylinder, which in turn acts on the brake callipers.

Brake functions

Updated 12/6/2019

The car's brakes are used to reduce the speed or prevent the car from rolling.

Automatic braking when stationary

Updated 1/21/2020

Automatic brake when stationary (Auto hold) means that the driver can release the brake pedal while maintaining braking effect when the car has stopped at traffic lights or a junction.

Activating and deactivating the automatic brake at a standstill

Updated 12/6/2019

The automatic brake function at a standstill is activated using the button in the tunnel console.

Auto braking after a collision

Updated 12/6/2019

In the event of a collision in which the activation level is reached for the pyrotechnic seatbelt tensioners or airbags, or if a collision with a large animal is detected, the car's brakes are automatically applied. This function is to prevent or reduce the effects of any subsequent collision.

Help when starting on a hill

Updated 12/6/2019

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.

Regenerative braking*

Updated 12/6/2019

Regenerative braking*

The car recovers kinetic energy during braking in order to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

P5-XC90H-15w19-Indicator that the hybrid battery is being charged

The battery symbol is shown in the driver display when the car is generating power for the battery.

The function is available in all drive modes together with gear position D or B.

Activating brake regeneration

Brake regeneration is activated by gentle pressure on the brake pedal or during engine braking.

Regeneration increases during engine braking when manual gearshift mode B is selected.


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Low speed control*

Updated 12/6/2019

The low speed control function (LSC) facilitates and improves traction for driving off-road and on slippery surfaces, such as with a caravan on grass or a boat trailer on a launch ramp. The function is included in drive mode Off Road.

Hill descent control*

Updated 12/6/2019

Hill descent control (HDC) is a low speed function with enhanced engine braking. The function makes it possible to increase or reduce the car's speed on steep downhill gradients using only the accelerator pedal, without using the foot brake.The function is included in drive mode Off Road.