Gearbox

Gear positions

Updated 5/12/2021

Gear positions

Select an appropriate gear position depending on the direction in which the car is to travel.

Changing gear

Change gear position by pressing the spring-loaded lever forwards or backwards. The brake pedal must be depressed to be able to change gear.

Gear positions

P6-2037-XC40BEV-Gear shifter and gear shift modes

The driver display shows which gear position is currently in use.

The car has three different gear positions and a button for the parking brake:

R, N, D or the P button for parking brake.

Parking brake – P

P6-2037-XC40BEV-Parking brake button

Press the button.

The symbol in the driver display illuminates when the parking brake is activated.

Important

Check that the symbol for parking brake is illuminated when leaving the car.

Note

The parking brake must be activated in order to be able to lock the car and arm the alarm.

In an emergency, the parking brake can be activated when the car is in motion by pressing and holding the button depressed.

The car is then braked heavily with the foot brake. Braking stops when the button is released, or if the accelerator pedal is depressed.

Note

An acoustic signal sounds while emergency braking is active at high speeds.

Reverse position - R

Put the seatbelt on.

Depress the brake pedal.

Move the lever all the way forwards.

The car can now be reversed.

Neutral position - N

Put the seatbelt on.

Depress the brake pedal.

Move the lever one step forward or one step back.

The car now rolls freely when the brake pedal is not depressed.

Drive position - D

Put the seatbelt on.

Depress the brake pedal.

Move the lever all the way back.

The car can now be driven.

Important

The car cannot be started if the charging cable is still connected. Make sure the charging cable is unplugged and the charging hatch is closed before the starting the car.


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