2018 Volvo Xc90 Owner's Manual

2018 Volvo Xc90 owners manual
Year:
2018
Make:
Volvo
Model:
Xc90
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
9.19 MB

Table of Contents

18
Vehicle's center displayFor markets without Owner's Manuals in the center display, a complete printed manual is provided along with the vehicle.
18
Mobile app
18
Volvo Cars support site
18
Printed information
18
Start page
20
Categories
20
Quick Guide
21
Exterior and interior hotspots
21
Favorites
21
Saving or deleting favorite articles
21
Video
21
Information
21
Using the search function in the Top menu
21
22
Maps
22
Mobile apps
22
Owner's manuals in PDF format
22
Contact
23
Option/accessory
23
Footnotes
23
Risk of injury
24
Risk of damage
24
Information
24
24
Procedures
24
Position lists
25
Bullet lists
25
Related information
25
Images
25
Continues on next page
25
Continuation from previous page
25
25
28
Advantages of having a Volvo ID
28
Registering your Volvo IDto the vehicle
29
Support
30
Prevention
30
Protection
31
Head-up display
33
Instrument panel
33
Center display
34
Voice control system
34
35
35
38
Type approval
39
39
40
41
44
Warning symbol in the instrument panel
44
Seat belt
45
Seating position
45
Occupant safety reminders
46
Transport Canada can be contacted at:
47
Volvo customers in Canada
47
Seating position
49
Seat belt maintenance
49
Buckling seat belts
50
Unbuckling seat belts
52
Standard seat belt tensioners
52
Electric seat belt tensioners
52
Front seats
54
Rear seat
54
Door/hood/tailgate and fuel filler door reminder
54
Deployed airbags
55
The front airbag system
55
Front airbag deployment
56
Airbag decals
57
58
Disabling the passenger's side front airbag
58
Modifications
60
62
Starting the vehicle when it is in safety mode
64
Moving the vehicle when it is in safety mode
64
Volvo has some very specific recommendations
66
When attaching the seat belt to a child seat:
68
Child restraint registration and recalls
68
Securing an infant seat with a seat belt
69
Securing a convertible seat with a seat belt
71
Securing a booster cushion
73
Securing a child seat
75
Location of child seat attachment points
76
To access the anchors
77
79
80
Steering wheel and dashboard
84
Ceiling console
84
Center and tunnel console
84
Driver's door
84
Instrument panel 12\
86
Instrument panel 8\
87
Dynamic symbol
88
Selecting type of information
90
Select theme
90
Select language
90
Trip odometer
92
Odometer
92
Current fuel consumption
92
Distance to empty tank
92
Tourist - alternative speedometer
92
94
95
95
Automatic time for vehicles with GPS
96
Daylight savings time
96
106
App menu functions
106
107
Opening and closing the app menu
107
Navigating and making selections in the App menu
107
114
Using the center display's touchscreen
116
Returning to Home view from another view
118
Scrolling in lists, articles or views
118
Using the center display controls
118
119
Home view
119
Status bar
120
Top view
120
Climate view
120
App view
121
Function view
121
Expanding a tile from standard mode
124
Opening or closing a tile in full-screen mode
125
Different types of buttons
126
Button modes
127
128
Variants of letters or characters
132
Adding or deleting languages in Settings
133
Toggling between keyboard languages
133
136
Third-party apps
137
138
Two types of reset
139
Resetting settings
139
Types of settings
139
140
My Car
140
Sound
140
Navigation
140
Media
140
Communication
141
Climate
141
System
141
Global settings
142
Personal settings
142
143
Linking a remote key to a specific driver profile
143
City Safetyin head-up-display
147
148
Selecting display options
148
Adjusting brightness and height position
148
Calibrating the horizontal position
149
System updates
150
Numbers
151
Sound settings
152
Language settings
152
Exterior lighting
156
Thumbwheel in instrument panel
157
158
Tunnel detection
160
High beam flash
160
High beams
160
162
Triple flash indicator
162
Continuous flashing sequence
162
163
Deactivating/activating the function
163
Cornering illumination
164
164
165
166
166
166
Reading lights
167
Passenger compartment lighting
167
Courtesy lighting auto switch
167
Rear roof lighting
167
Glove compartment lighting
168
Vanity mirror lighting
168
Ground lighting
168
Doorsill lighting
168
Cargo compartment lighting
168
Ambient Lighting
168
Mood lighting
168
Lighting in the door storage compartments
168
Lighting in the front tunnel console cupholders
168
Changing the brightness
169
Changing the color of the light
169
Laminated glass
172
In the rear door - manually operated
175
Rearview mirror
175
Door mirrors
175
Auto-dim
176
Controls used for door mirrors
177
Resetting the mirrors' position
177
Automatically folding door mirrors
177
Tilting when parkingOnly on models equipped with a power driver's seat with memory buttons.
177
Automatically tilting when parking
177
Automatic folding when the vehicle is locked
178
178
Wind blocker
179
Manual operation
180
Auto operation
181
Automatic operation - rapid opening or closing
181
182
Single sweep
182
Wipers off
182
Interval wipers
182
Continuous wipers
182
183
183
Activating the rain sensor
183
Deactivate the rain sensor
184
Activating/deactivating memory function
184
Starting the windshield and headlight washers
185
Headlight washer
185
Reduced washing
185
Activating the rear window wiper/washer
186
187
190
191
191
192
Storing a position
192
Front door open
193
Front door closed
193
Restarting the massage function
194
Adjusting front seat massage settings
194
195
Adjusting the seat cushion
195
196
196
Adjusting front seat lumbar support
196
Activating the function
197
Adjust passenger seat
197
198
Center seat
199
Outboard seats
199
Adjusting the center head restraint
200
Electrically folding down the rear seat's outboard head restraints
201
201
Center seat
202
Outboard seats
202
203
204
204
205
Horn
205
206
2-zone climate system
208
4-zone climate system
208
Location of the sensors
209
209
Materials used in the passenger compartment
211
Air filtering systems
211
212
Replacing the passenger compartment filter
213
Automatic and manual air distribution
214
Adjustable air vents
214
Opening and closing the air vents
215
Directing air flow
215
Physical buttons in the center console
219
Main climate
219
Rear climate control
220
Climate controls on the rear side of the tunnel console
220
Activating and deactivating the heated rear seats from the front seats
222
Activating and deactivating the heated rear seats from the rear seat
223
Activating and deactivating max defroster from the center console
227
Activating and deactivating max defroster from the center display
227
Activating and deactivating windshield heating from the center console
228
Activating and deactivating windshield heating from the center display
228
Activating and deactivating the heated rear window and door mirrors from the center console
229
Activating and deactivating the heated rear window and door mirrors from the center display
230
Setting blower speed for the rear seats from the front seats
231
Setting blower speed for the rear seats from the rear seats
231
Setting the temperature for the rear seats from the front seats
233
Setting the temperature for the rear seats from the rear seats
233
Lock and alarm indicator
238
Front door
238
In rear door
239
239
Buttonless key, Key Tag
240
Remote key buttons
240
Interference
241
Locking when the tailgate is open
242
Unlocking with remote key
242
Automatic relocking
242
Remote key not working
242
242
243
Manual use
243
Keyless useModels equipped with keyless locking/unlocking (Passive Entry) only.
243
If the remote key is removed from the vehicle
244
Opening the key and replacing the battery
245
Loss of a remote key
248
248
Driver support functions
249
250
Using the detachable key blade
250
Detaching the key blade
250
Turning off the alarm
251
Locking
251
Alarm system
252
Remote keys (Passive entry/Passive start)
252
Immobilizer and Passive entry/Passive startsystems
253
Door handle
254
Tailgate
254
Locking when the tailgate is open
255
Keyless unlocking
255
Automatic relocking
255
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257
Alternative unlocking method
258
Locking using the front door buttons
258
Locking using the rear door button
258
Unlocking the rear door
258
Activating and deactivating electric child safety locks
259
Activating and deactivating manual child safety locks
260
Opening the power tailgate
261
Closing the power tailgate
262
Closing and lockingthe power tailgate
263
Interrupting opening or closing
263
Pinch protection
263
Preloaded springs
263
264
Interrupting opening or closing with a foot movement
265
Vehicle with skid plate accessory
265
266
Entering security code before initial use
267
Activating private locking
267
Deactivating private locking
267
268
Alarm signals
268
Alarm indicator
268
In the event of alarm system failure
269
Disarming the alarm without a functioning remote key
270
Turning off a triggered alarm
270
Automatically arming and disarming the alarm
270
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272
Changing the level of steering wheel resistance
273
274
Stability control
274
Spin control and active yaw control
274
Engine drag control
274
Trailer Stability AssistTrailer Stability Assist is included if the vehicle is equipped with a Volvo original towbar.
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277
Putting Speed Limiter in standby mode
279
Starting the Speed Limiter
279
Setting/changing set speed
279
Temporarily deactivating using the accelerator pedal
280
281
ASLsymbol
283
Activating ASL
284
Deactivating ASL
284
285
Overview
286
287
Putting Cruise Control in standby mode
287
Activating/starting Cruise Control
287
For vehicles with only CC
288
For vehicles with both CC and ACC
288
Cruise Control Eco Cruise
289
Cruise Control Dynamic Cruise
289
Standby mode due to action by the driver
289
Automatic standby mode
289
Reactivating Cruise Control from standby mode
290
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291
On/Off
293
295
Controls
297
Instrument panel
297
Putting Adaptive Cruise Control in standby mode
299
Starting/activating Adaptive Cruise Control
299
Automatic transmission
301
301
Setting how ACC should maintain distanceto the vehicle ahead
302
Standby mode due to action by the driver
303
Automatic standby mode
303
Reactivating Adaptive Cruise Control from standby mode
303
How passing assistance works
304
Requirements for passing assistance
304
Starting parking assistance
304
Automatic standby mode when switching targets
305
Deactivation of the Auto-hold brake function
306
Auto Activate Parking Brake
306
Steep roads and/or heavy loads
307
Other limitations
307
307
Switching from ACC to CC
307
Switching from CC to ACC
308
309
How Pilot Assistworks
311
In curves and forks in the road
312
Controls
313
Instrument panel
314
Collision warning
314
315
Hands on the steering wheel
316
Automatic transmission
317
317
Setting how Pilot Assist should maintain distanceto the vehicle ahead
318
Standby mode due to action by the driver
319
Automatic standby mode
320
Reactivating Pilot Assistfrom standby mode
320
How passing assistance works
321
Requirements for passing assistance
321
Starting parking assistance
321
Automatic standby mode when switching targets
322
Deactivation of the Auto-hold brake function
323
Auto Activate Parking Brake
323
323
Steep roads and/or heavy loads
324
Other limitations
324
325
326
Obstructed camera
327
Low trailers
328
High temperatures
329
Damaged windshield
329
ACC, PA and BLIS
330
331
Reduced visibility
332
Obstructed camera
332
High temperatures
333
Damaged windshield
333
335
1 - Collision warning
337
2 - Brake assistance
337
3 - Auto-brake
338
338
Vehicles
339
Cyclists
339
Pedestrians
340
Large animals
341
341
343
Limitations of City Safetyduring evasive maneuvers
343
Low objects
344
Slippery road conditions
344
Backlighting
344
Heat
344
Backing up
344
Low speed
344
Active driver
344
Other limitations
345
Market limitations
345
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348
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350
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Examples of further limitations
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Signs for \School\ and \Children playing\
359
Adjusting the Speed Warning limit
360
Audible alert On/Off
360
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On/Off
363
364
364
Lane Keeping Aid does not intervene
366
On/Off
367
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375
377
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Back
382
Side sensors
382
Front camera
382
On/Off
383
383
385
Camera view when backing up
391
Camera view when manually starting the camera
391
Automatically deactivating the camera
391
391
Dark camera sector
392
Lighting conditions
392
394
395
Searching for and measuring potential parking spots
397
Backing into a parking space
398
Positioning the vehicle in the parking space
398
The parking sequence is cancelled
400
Driver responsibility
401
403
406
408
409
Selecting an ignition mode
410
410
Anti-lock brakes
411
Symbols in the instrument panel
411
412
413
Symbol in the instrument panel
414
Automatic activation
414
Deactivating manually
415
Deactivating automatically
415
415
Low battery charge level
416
Replacing brake pads
416
Symbols in the instrument panel
416
Symbols in the instrument panel
417
When shutting off
418
419
Symbols in the instrument panel
419
Park - P
420
Reverse - R
420
Neutral - N
421
Ddrive mode
421
Manual shifting mode - M
421
Activating the steering wheel paddles
421
Manual deactivation in gear position D
422
Automatic deactivation
422
423
From Park - P
423
From Neutral - N
423
Deactivating the automatic shiftlock
423
425
COMFORT
425
ECO
426
OFF ROAD
426
DYNAMIC
426
INDIVIDUAL
426
Activating Eco Coast
428
Limitations
428
Deactivating and turning off Eco Coast
428
Cruise control Eco Cruise
428
ECO gauge in the instrument panel
429
ECO Climate
429
430
Selecting Ecodrive mode in the center display's Function view
430
430
430
12\ instrument panel
431
8\ instrument panel
431
432
The engine does not auto-stop
432
The engine does not auto-start
432
The engine auto-starts while the brake pedal is depressed
432
Pneumatic suspension and shock absorbers
434
Parking
434
Transporting
434
Symbols and messages in driver display
435
Easy Entry and Exit Suspension Control
437
Disable Leveling Control
437
Selecting Low Speed Control in the center display's Function view
438
439
Function
439
To keep in mind when using HDC
439
Selecting Hill Descent Control in the center display's Function view
440
Other factors that decrease fuel consumption
441
442
Slippery driving conditions
442
Refueling the vehicle at a service station
444
Refueling from a fuel container
444
Deposit control gasoline (gasoline with detergent additives)
444
Alcohol - Ethanol
445
Methanol
445
Decals
446
TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline
446
Fuel Formulations
446
Use of Additives
446
Demanding driving
447
Three-way catalytic converter
447
Heated oxygen sensors
447
448
Symbols in the instrument panel
448
449
449
450
Installing the ball holder
451
Removing the ball holder
451
Stowing the ball holder
451
451
Trailer weights
452
Steep inclines
453
Parking on a hill
453
Starting on a hill
453
Reasons for swaying
453
Trailer Stability Assist function
453
453
Trailer turn signals and brake lights
454
Automatic check
454
Disabling the automatic check
455
Manual check
455
455
Preparations and towing
455
Jump starting
455
456
Attaching the towing eyelet
456
General
458
Programming individual buttons
460
Resetting the HomeLink®buttons
460
FCC (USA) and IC (Canada)
461
Type approval for EU
461
461
Activating and deactivating the compass
462
462
Optimal sound reproduction
466
Sound settings as needed
466
Sound experience
467
Active noise suppression
467
Changing wavebands
471
Changing a list in a waveband
471
Changing radio stations in a selected list
472
Searching for a station manually
472
Radio favorites
473
Adding and deleting radio favorites
473
AM/FM Radio
473
SiriusXM®Satellite radio
474
Introduction
474
Artist Experience™
475
Ball game mode
475
Benefits of digital broadcasting
475
How HD Radio ™Technologybroadcasting works
475
Selecting sub-channels
477
Limitations
477
Listening to satellite radio
478
Selecting SiriusXM®Satellite radio mode
478
Search
479
Channels
479
Favorites
479
Categories/Genres
479
EPG(Electronic Program Guide)
479
Alerts
479
iTunes tagging
480
Traffic Jump
481
Alert Notifications
481
Alert Notifications Sound
481
Sort Channels
481
iTunes Tagging
481
Game Alerts
481
Unsubscribed Services
481
Skipped Stations
481
Skipped Categories
481
Starting SiriusXM Travel Link
482
Favorites
482
Map view
483
Today
483
5 days
484
Ski condition
484
Areas
484
Types of notifications
484
Information about a notification
485
485
Search
485
Nearby
485
Recommended
486
Favorites
486
Brands
486
486
CD
488
USB flash drive
488
MP3 player and iPod®
488
Bluetooth-connected device
488
Media with Internet connection
488
Video
488
Apple CarPlay
488
Android Auto
488
490
491
Updating Gracenote
491
492
493
494
494
495
CarPlay to iPod
496
iPod to CarPlay
496
Automatic start
496
System Volumes
496
Automatic start
499
System Volumes
499
500
Overview
500
Option 1 - searching for the phone from the vehicle
501
Option 2 - searching for the vehicle from the phone
502
Compatible phones
502
Making multiple calls
505
Incoming calls while another call is in progress
506
Privacy
506
Reading text messages in the center display
506
Reading new text messages in the instrument panel
506
Dictating replies in the instrument panel
507
Message notification
507
508
Call notifications in head up display
508
Bluetooth®declaration of conformity
509
509
513
514
Phone to vehicle
514
Phone to network operator
514
Restarting the phone
515
515
Deleting all networks
515
515
Subtitles
517
DivX®
517
Technical specifications for the USB-A connector
517
Bowers & Wilkins
519
Gracenote®End User License Agreement
520
Sensus software
520
Linux software
521
camellia:1.2.0
522
Unicode: 5.1.0
522
Declaration of Conformity
523
530
Recommended tires
530
New tires
530
Tire age
531
Tire economy
531
Tire rotation
531
Storing wheels and tires
531
532
533
534
Speed Symbol
535
536
TREADWEAR
536
TRACTION
536
TEMPERATURE
536
537
Cold tires
537
General information about the tire pressure monitoring system
539
Messages in the instrument panel
540
To keep in mind
540
541
Status indicator light
542
Changing to tires of another dimension
544
Models with leveling control
545
545
Locking wheel bolts
545
Stowing a flat tire
550
551
Tips for changing snow tires
551
Studded tires
551
Tread depth
551
552
Location
552
Sealing compound bottle
553
Overview
553
Connecting
553
557
Curb weight
558
Capacity weight
558
Permissible axle weight
558
Gross vehicle weight (GVW)
558
Steps for Determining Correct Load Limit
558
Front seats
560
Rear seat
560
Second row of seats
560
Third row of seats
560
560
12 V outlets
562
Electrical outlets in the tunnel console - rear seat
562
High-voltage outlet status indicator light
562
Using 12 V outlets
564
Using high-voltage outlets
564
Extra cargo space
567
Raising/lowering the rear end of the vehicle
567
568
Under the floor hatch5-seat models only.
568
569
569
Installing the cargo compartment cover
569
Removing the cargo compartment cover
569
Retracting the cover
571
572
Installation
572
Removing the cover
573
Installing the cargo net
574
Removing the cargo net
575
The Federal Clean Air Act - U.S.
578
Maintenance
578
Applicable warranties - U.S./Canada
578
Periodic maintenance helps minimize emissions
578
How do states use OBD IIfor emission inspections?
579
How can my vehicle fail OBD IIemission inspection?
579
Each time the car is refueled:
579
Monthly:
579
As needed:
579
Manual connection to workshop Wi-Fi
580
581
Searching for update
581
Updating all system software
581
Updating individual system software
581
Canceling software download
582
Deactivating the background search for software update
582
582
To use the service
582
Book service
582
Accepting an appointment suggestion
583
Vehicle information contents
584
585
Opening the hood
587
Warning - hood not closed
587
Closing the hood
587
Vehicles with R134a refrigerant
588
588
589
Viewing oil level in the center display
591
592
593
595
595
Front bulbs (vehicles with halogen headlights)
596
Rear bulbs
596
597
597
598
599
599
600
Connection points
600
Location
601
Specifications
601
603
Specifications
604
604
Location of fuseboxes
605
607
Positions
608
610
Positions
611
614
Positions
615
617
617
618
Fabric upholstery and ceiling liner
619
Seat belts
619
Inlay mats and floor mats
619
Cleaning the leather upholstery
621
Protecting the leather upholstery
621
If there are stains on the steering wheel:
621
Interior plastic, metal and wood surfaces
622
623
Hand washing
623
Automatic car washes
625
High-pressure washing
626
Wiper blades
626
Exterior plastic, rubber and trim components
627
Rims
628
628
Inspection and maintenance
628
629
Materials that might be needed
629
629
Color code
630
Changing rear window wipers
631
Replacing wiper blades
632
634
634
Location of decals
638
641
Extreme driving conditions
646
Oil volume
646
647
647
648
Vehicles with R134a refrigerant
648
Compressor oil
648
Evaporator
648
Related information
649

FAQ about the 2018 Volvo Xc90 Manual

What contains the 2018 Xc90 manual?

The Volvo Xc90 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Volvo to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Volvo Xc90. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Volvo Xc90 2018 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Volvo Xc90 owners can do
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your Volvo Xc90

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