Restricting the car's functions with Red Key

Restricting the car's functions with Red Key

When you lend your car to someone you have the option to limit the car's functions using a Red Key. Amongst other things, you can set a speed limit or the maximum volume for the speakers.

Red Key

A Red Key is an extra key that makes it possible to restrict some of the car's functions, which can give you a sense of security when you lend your car to a younger driver, for example, or when you take your car in for service. In addition to being able to set a speed limit and the maximum volume for the speakers, many of the car's driver support functions are automatically activated when a Red Key is used.

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When you lend your car to someone you have the option to limit certain functions with the Red Key.

Red Key settings

Using your normal key, you can make settings for the Red Key in the centre display's top view: SettingsSystemDriver ProfilesRed Keys.

Possible settings for Red Key

The following settings can be made for a Red Key:

  • Set Time Gap For Adaptive Cruise Control

    Adaptive Cruise Control is an option

  • Reduced Maximum Volume
  • Max Speed Limit
  • Speed Limit Warning

When you lend your car to another driver using a Red Key, it is not possible for them to change the settings defined beforehand.

In the event of a change of driver, the car must be locked and unlocked in order to activate a new driver profile.

Driver support functions with Red Key

Some driver support functions are always activated when a Red Key is used.

  • Blind Spot Information
  • Lane assistance (LDW and LKA)
  • Distance Warning
  • City Safety
  • Driver Alert Control
  • Road Sign Information (Road Sign Information)

Ordering a Red Key

Contact a Volvo dealer to order a Red Key.

Some of the functions are options and may vary depending on market. Contact your Volvo dealer for more information.

Car model/model year

XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards

S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards

XC60, XC60 Twin Engine, V90 Twin Engine and S90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 onwards

V60, V60 Twin Engine and V60 Cross Country of model year 2019 onwards

S60 and S60 Twin Engine of model year 2020 onwards

The range of models may vary depending on market.

This article is applicable to

Car model/model year

XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards

S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards

XC60, XC60 Twin Engine, V90 Twin Engine and S90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 onwards

V60, V60 Twin Engine and V60 Cross Country of model year 2019 onwards

S60 and S60 Twin Engine of model year 2020 onwards

The range of models may vary depending on market.

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