Pilot Assist and Lane assistance

Pilot Assist and Lane assistance

Pilot Assist is a comfort function that can help you to keep your car within its own lane and maintain a safe distance from vehicles in front of you. Lane Keeping Aid is a function which, in a similar way, can help you in some situations to reduce the risk of your car accidentally leaving its own lane.

Pilot Assist

Pilot Assist may vary depending on model year. The information below is applicable to model year 2017.

Pilot Assist can help you to steer your car between the lane markings, as well as maintaining a preset speed or distance to the vehicle ahead. This function can also help you to maintain an even line on the carriageway by keeping track of the lane's lane lines.

What does Pilot Assist do?

  • Can help to keep the car within its lane by assisting steering in some cases.
  • Can help to maintain a preset speed or the distance to the vehicle ahead by means of acceleration and braking operations.

Activate/deactivate Pilot Assist

16w17 - Support site - Pilot assist - Steering wheel symbol on the driver display

Browse to Pilot Assist using the steering wheel's arrow keys. Press the steering wheel button to launch Pilot Assist.

With Sensus Connect software from May 2017, Pilot Assist cannot be activated if a trailer, bicycle rack or similar has been connected to the car's electrical system.

How do I know when Pilot Assist is operational?

Symbols in the driver's display in the car indicate when this function is operational.

When the steering wheel in the middle is grey, Pilot Assist is running but steering assistance is not active:

16w17 - P5 - Support site - Pilot assist not active

Grey steering wheel = Pilot Assist is running but steering assistance is not active.

When the steering wheel is green, Pilot Assist is running and steering assistance is active:

16w17 - P5 - Support site - Pilot assist active

Green steering wheel = Pilot Assist steering assistance is active.

Conditions for Pilot Assist

The following are required to allow Pilot Assist to help you drive the car and contribute with steering assistance:

  • Pilot Assist must be enabled using the steering wheel button.
  • The driver must be wearing the seatbelt and the driver's door must be closed.
  • The lane's edge markings must be clear and must be detected by the car. If the car cannot detect the road lines then the steering assistance may disappear/return without warning.
  • The speed must not exceed 140 km/h (87 mph).
  • The driver must keep his/her hands on the steering wheel.

Tips for using Pilot Assist

To find out more about what Pilot Assist has to offer, more information and useful tips can be found here.

Lane assistance

Lane assistance (LKALane Keeping Aid) can provide steering assistance and/or a warning to the driver when the vehicle is about to leave its own lane unintentionally. This function is active in the speed range 65-200 km/h (40-125 mph) on roads with clearly visible lane lines.

What does lane assistance do?

  • Lane assistance can provide the driver with steering assistance, steering the car back into its lane and/or providing warnings using acoustic signals or steering wheel vibration.

Activating/deactivating lane assistance

16w17 - Support site - Lane keeping aid function button

Enable/disable this function by pressing the LKA symbol in the function view in the centre display.

How do I know when lane assistance is operational?

Symbols in the driver's display in the car show the status of the function.

16w17 - Support site - Lane keeping aid unavailable

A grey symbol in the driver's display means that the function is running but the conditions for LKA have not been met.

16w17 - Support site - Lane keeping aid - White (active)

A white symbol in the driver's display means that the conditions for LKA have been met and that the function is available.

16w17 - Support site - Lane keeping aid - Orange (started)

An orange symbol in the driver's display means that LKA is providing steering assistance back in to the lane and/or will provide warnings using acoustic signals or steering wheel vibration.

Conditions for lane assistance

The following are required for this function to be able to provide steering assistance:

  • The car must maintain a speed of between 65 and 200 km/h (40-125 mph).
  • The lane's edge markings must be clear and must be detected by the car.
  • The driver must keep his/her hands on the steering wheel for Lane Keeping Aid to provide steering assistance.

The functions described are supplementary aids - they cannot handle all situations in all conditions.

The driver always bears responsibility that the vehicle is driven safely and that applicable road traffic rules and regulations are followed.

The functions are briefly described below. For more detailed information and important warnings regarding functions, etc., see the Owner's Manual for your car model.

Some of the car's systems are fitted as standard while others are options. This may vary depending on market, model year and car model.

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

XC40, 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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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

XC40, 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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