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Altered start/stop symbols

The start/stop function switches off the engine temporarily when you come to a halt and then starts automatically when needed.

Updated appearance of warning messages for Pilot Assist, cruise control, adaptive cruise control and speed limiter

Updated 11/25/2019

Updated appearance of warning messages for Pilot Assist, cruise control, adaptive cruise control and speed limiter

With the software update released in May 2018, the appearance of certain warning messages has been updated for the following functions, Pilot Assist, cruise control (CCCruise Control), adaptive cruise control (ACCAdaptive Cruise Control) and speed limiter(SLSpeed Limiter).

Pilot Assist, message that the driver must keep his/her hands on the steering wheel

Before updating:

  1. The Pilot Assist icon turns orange in the driver's display and a message appears stating that the driver must steer.
  2. If the driver does not follow the prompt, the message remains and a warning signal is heard.
  3. If the driver still does not follow the prompt, a sustained signal is heard, the function switches off and a message stating that it has been cancelled appears in the driver's display.
18w48 - P5 -  Support Site - Updated symbols for Pilot assist - Before update

An example of what the driver sees in Steps 1 and 2.

After updating:

  1. An orange icon depicting two hands holding a steering wheel appears in the driver's display together with a message that prompts the driver to actively steer.
  2. If the driver does not follow the prompt, the icon turns red and a warning signal is heard and repeated.
  3. If the driver still does not follow the prompt, more sustained warning signals are heard that are repeated in short pulses over a certain period, the function switches off and a message stating that it has been cancelled is shown in the driver display.
18w48 - P5 -  Support Site - Updated symbols for Pilot assist - After update

An example of what the driver sees in Step 2.

Pilot Assist, message stating that the function has been interrupted due to road lines not being detected

Before updating:

  • The Pilot Assist icon is orange and a message appears in the driver display stating that the function has been cancelled because the road lines cannot be detected.
18w22 - P5 - Support site - Sensus - Pilot assist function is cancelled - old icon

After updating: The Pilot Assist icon is white with a red diagonal dash across and appears in the driver's display together with a message stating that the function has been interrupted due to road lines not being detected.

18w22 - P5 - Support site - Sensus - Pilot assist function is cancelled - new icon

Adaptive cruise control, cruise control and speed limiter: Message stating that the function has been interrupted

Before updating: The icon for the relevant function is orange and a message stating that the function has been cancelled appears in the driver's display.

After updating: The icon for the respective function is white with a red diagonal dash across and appears in the driver's display together with a message stating that the function has been cancelled.

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.


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

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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Updated centre display

With the Sensus Connect upgrade, available from May 2017, the centre display in your Volvo has been given a new and intuitive appearance. Navigation, the media player and home view have all been updated in order to simplify their use. Settings and buttons that are used frequently have been highlighted, making it easier for the driver to reach them.

Software updates

Volvo is constantly developing the in-car systems and the services offered to you. When the software in your car is updated you can have access to many new functions as well as improvements. You can update the software in your Volvo to the latest version when your car is serviced at an authorised Volvo dealer.