Volvo XC60: Function - Hill Descent Control (HDC) - Your driving environment - Volvo XC60 Owner's ManualVolvo XC60: Function

• HDC can be switched on and off with the

• HDC can be switched on and off with the button in the center console. An indicator light in the button illuminates when HDC is activated.

• The instrument indicator light in the instrument panel illuminates and a message is displayed when the system is controlling the vehicle's speed.

• HDC only functions when first or reverse gears are selected (1 will be shown in the instrument panel display when first gear is selected).

NOTE
HDC cannot be activated if the gear selector is the D position.

    Introduction
    Normally, when the accelerator pedal is released while driving down hills, the vehicle's speed slows as the engine runs at lower rpm (the normal engine braking effect). However, if the downhil ...

    Using HDC
    HDC allows the car to roll forward at a maximum speed of 6 mph (10 km/h), and 4 mph (7 km/h) in reverse. However, the accelerator pedal can be used to select any speed that is possible in firs ...

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