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What is model year?

We do several model year updates every year. Each new update comes with a specific model year code that you will find at the back of your Owner’s Manual. The code is written as ATXXXX, for example AT1446.

V40

Model Year: 2016 AT 1517

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V40

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Introduction (1)

  • Volvo ID

    A Volvo ID is personal and can be linked to the car. A Volvo ID can be created from the car or via a mobile phone and it gives access to several services.

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Instruments and controls (5)

  • Digital combined instrument panel - overview

    The car has different drive modes in which the power changes between electric motor and petrol engine. Several of the car's functions are adjusted depending on the drive mode selected.

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  • Trip computer - supplementary information

    The distance to empty tank is shown in the driver display and is calculated based on the last 30 km driven.

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  • Light switches

    The instrument lighting is automatic and is controlled by a light sensor on the instrument panel.

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  • Door mirrors

    The door mirrors can be angled down to give the driver a better view along the sides of the car, such as while parallel parking, for example.

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  • Wipers and washers

    The rain sensor automatically regulates wiper speed and sensor sensitivity can be adjusted from the right-hand stalk switch.

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Climate (1)

  • Demisting and defrosting the windscreen

    The heated windscreen can be used to quickly remove misting and ice from the windscreen. The function is activated from a button on the centre console.

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Locks and alarm (1)

  • Remote control key with PCC* - unique functions

    A remote control key with PCC (Personal Car Communicator) has enhanced functionality compared with a remote control key in basic version.

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Starting and driving (3)

  • Starting the engine

    The engine can be started and switched off using the remote control key and the START/STOP ENGINE button.

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  • Filling up with fuel

    The fuel tank is fitted with a coverless fuel filler system. Filling is carried out as follows:

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  • Switching off the engine

    The engine can be started and switched off using the remote control key and the START/STOP ENGINE button.

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Audio and media (7)

  • Registering a Bluetooth® device

    There are two ways of connecting a device to the car: by searching for the external device in the car, or by searching for the car in the external device.

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  • Media Bluetooth®

    By connecting a media device to the car via Bluetooth, media can be streamed from the media device to the car.

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  • Audio and media - operating the system

    Using the steering wheel's thumbwheel, you can navigate in the menu system without the need to take your hands off the steering wheel.

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  • Radio

    It is possible to search for different radio stations that can then be saved and linked to the numerical buttons for shortcuts.

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  • External audio source via AUX/USB input

    External audio sources such as an iPod or an MP3 player can be connected to the infotainment system via the USB port.

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  • Volvo ID

    A Volvo ID is personal and can be linked to the car. A Volvo ID can be created from the car or via a mobile phone and it gives access to several services.

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  • Bluetooth® handsfree phone

    When a mobile phone is connected, this is indicated on the car's screen. When a mobile phone is connected, phone calls can be made and received.

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Loading and storage (2)

  • Storage spaces

    There are 15 different storage spaces in the car – including in the lockable glovebox, the door panels and the tunnel console.

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  • Loading - folding bag holder*

    There are 15 different storage spaces in the car – including in the lockable glovebox, the door panels and the tunnel console.

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Maintenance and service (2)

  • Car wash

    The car must only be washed by hand over the first few months. This is because the paint is more delicate when it is new.

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  • Wiper blades

    If the wiper blades need cleaning, replacing or moving temporarily, they must first be in service position.

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