V40 Cross Country
Starting the engine
The engine is started and switched off using the remote control key and the START/STOP ENGINE button.
Eco guide & Power guide*
Eco guide and Power guide are two combined instrument panel instruments which help the driver to drive the car with optimum driving economy. The car also stores statistics of journeys made, which can be viewed in the form of a block diagram; see Trip computer - trip statistics.
If the starter battery is discharged then the car can be started with current from another battery.
Hill start assist (HSA)*
The foot brake can be released before setting off or reversing uphill - the HSA (Hill Start Assist) function means that the car does not roll backwards.
All Wheel Drive (AWD)*
All Wheel Drive (AWD – All Wheel Drive) means that the car is driven by all four wheels. All-wheel drive is always engaged.
The steering lock makes steering difficult if the car is e.g. taken unlawfully. A mechanical noise may be noticed when the steering lock unlocks or locks.
Switching off the engine
The engine is switched off using the START/STOP ENGINE button.