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XC90 Twin Engine

Hybrid-related information

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Long-term storage of vehicles with hybrid batteries

To minimise hybrid battery degradation during prolonged storage (longer than 1 month) of the vehicle, a charge level of approximately 25% is recommended, as indicated on the driver display.

Hybrid related information in the driver display

Depending on drive mode selected, different instruments and functions are shown in the driver display. The drive modes all consist of unique instruments that help the driver to drive the car with the optimum driving economy. The car also stores statistics of journeys made, which can be viewed in the form of a block diagram.

Driving economically

Drive economically and eco-consciously with electric operation by driving smoothly, thinking ahead, and adjusting your driving style and speed to the prevailing conditions.

General information about XC90 Twin Engine

XC90 Twin Engine runs like a regular car, but certain functions differ from a car that only runs on petrol or diesel. The electric motor drives the car mostly at low speeds, the petrol engine at higher speeds, as well as during more active driving.

Electric operation range in urban environment

The car's range for electric operation 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.

Hybrid battery

The car is equipped with a hybrid battery for electric motor operation - a maintenance-free rechargeable Lithium-ion type battery.


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.

Hybrid-related symbols and messages

A number of symbols and messages regarding XC90 Twin Engine can be shown in the driver display. They may also be shown in combination with general indicator and warning symbols and are then extinguished when the problems have been rectified.

Drive systems

XC90 Twin Engine is a parallel hybrid, which means that it has two separate drive systems: an electric motor and an internal combustion engine. Depending on the driver-selected drive mode and available electric energy, the two drive systems can be used either individually or in parallel.