Setting a time interval

Setting a time interval  - Distance Alert - Comfort and driving pleasure - Volvo XC60 Owners Manual - Volvo XC60

Controls and display
Controls and display

3 Time interval: Increase/decrease
6 Time interval: On, while it is being set
7 Time interval: On, after it has been set

Press or  to to increase the interval or decrease it. to decrease it.

Five different time intervals

Five different time intervals can be selected and are shown in the display as 15 horizontal bars. The greater the number of bars, the longer the time interval. One bar represents approximately 1 second to the vehicle ahead; 5 bars is approximately 2.5 seconds.

The number of bars indicating

The number of bars indicating the selected time interval are shown while the setting is being made and for several seconds afterward. A smaller version of the symbol is then shown to the right in the display.

The same symbol is displayed when Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) is activated.

NOTE
The higher your vehicles speed, the greater the distance to the vehicle ahead, measured in feet (meters), for a given time interval.
The set time interval is also used by Adaptive Cruise Control, see page 156.

WARNING
Only use a time interval that is suitable in current traffic conditions.

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