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XC60 Recharge Plug-in Hybrid
2021

Drive modes

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Regenerative braking*

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

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.

Changing drive mode

Select the drive mode adapted for the current driving conditions.Change the drive mode using the control in the centre console.

Energy distribution using map data*

In the driving position Hybrid the car is powered by both the electric motor and the internal combustion engine. If a destination has been selected in the navigation system*, the Predictive Efficiency* function distributes the electric energy consumption along the whole driving distance using the map data.

Launch function*

Launch can be used when maximum acceleration is required from stationary. The function is available in the following drive modes: Hybrid, Constant AWD, Power and Individual.

Low speed control

The low speed control function (LSC* .

Activating and deactivating low-speed driving using a function button

There is a function button for low-speed driving with Hill Descent Control in the centre display's function view unless the car was equipped with drive mode control in the tunnel console.

Level control* and shock absorption

Level control regulates the car's suspension and shock absorption characteristics automatically to ensure optimum comfort and functionality while driving. It is also possible to adjust the level manually in order to facilitate loading or entry and exit.

Settings for level control*

Switch off the level control when the car is to be jacked up in order to prevent problems with automatic regulation. Regulate the level to facilitate loading, or on entry and exit.

Adjusting the setting for damping Polestar Engineered*

It is possible to adjust the settings of the shock absorbers for driving under other conditions or on specific road surfaces.

Hill descent control

Hill descent control (HDC* .

Activating and deactivating hill descent control with the function button

There is a function button for hill descent control with Hill Descent Control in the centre display's function view unless the car was equipped with drive mode control in the tunnel console.

Range

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.

All-wheel drive

All-wheel drive (AWD* ) means that the car is driving all four wheels at the same time, which improves traction.