Reading the owner's manualUpdated 23/07/2018
The specifications, design features and illustrations in the owner's manual are not binding. We reserve the right to make modifications without prior notice.
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Digital owner's manual in the car 1
When reference is made in the printed book to the digital owner's manual, this refers to the information shown on screen in the car.
Open the digital owner's manual - press the MY CAR button in the centre console, press OK/MENU and select Owner's manual.
There are four options for finding information in the owner's manual:
- Search - Search function for finding an article.
- Categories - All articles sorted into categories.
- Favourites - Quick access to favourite-bookmarked articles.
- Quick Guide - A selection of articles for common functions.
Owner's Manual in mobile devices
The owner's manual is available for download as a mobile application (applies for certain car models and mobile devices), see www.volvocars.com.
The mobile application also includes video and searchable content and easy navigation between different sections.
All types of option/accessory are marked with an asterisk*.
In addition to standard equipment, the owner's manual also describes options (factory fitted equipment) and certain accessories (retrofitted extra equipment).
The equipment described in the owner's manual is not available in all cars - they have different equipment depending on adaptations for the needs of different markets and national or local laws and regulations.
In the event of uncertainty over what is standard or an option/accessory, contact a Volvo dealer.
There is footnote information in the owner's manual that is located at the bottom of the page. This information is an addition to the text that it refers to via a number. If the footnote refers to text in a table then letters are used instead of numbers for referral.
There are displays in the car that show text messages. These text messages are highlighted in the owner's manual by means of the text being slightly larger and printed in grey. Examples of this are in menu texts and message texts on the information display (e.g. Audio settings).
The car contains different types of decal which are designed to convey important information in a simple and clear manner. The decals in the car have the following descending degree of importance for the warning/information.
Warning for personal injury
Black ISO symbols on yellow warning field, white text/image on black message field. Used to indicate the presence of danger which, if the warning is ignored, may result in serious personal injury or fatality.
Risk of property damage
White ISO symbols and white text/image on black or blue warning field and message field. Used to indicate the presence of danger which, if the warning is ignored, may result in damage to property.
White ISO symbols and white text/image on black message field.
Procedures where action must be taken in a certain sequence are numbered in the owner's manual.
|When there is a series of illustrations for step-by-step instructions each step is numbered in the same way as the corresponding illustration.|
|There are numbered lists with letters adjacent to the series of illustrations where the order of the instructions is not significant.|
|Arrows appear numbered and unnumbered and are used to illustrate a movement.|
|Arrows with letters are used to clarify a movement when the reciprocal order is of no relevance.|
If there is no series of illustrations for step-by-step instructions then the different steps are numbered with normal numbers.
|Red circles containing a number are used in overview images where different components are pointed out. The number recurs in the position list featured in connection with the illustration that describes the item.|
A bulleted list is used when there is a list of points in the owner's manual.
- Engine oil
Related information refers to other sections containing related information.
The manual's images are sometimes schematic and may deviate from the car's appearance depending on equipment level and market.