Setting a time interval

Setting a time interval  - Operation - Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)* - Comfort and driving pleasure - Volvo S60 Owners Manual - Volvo S60

The set time interval to vehicles ahead can be increased by pressing . The current time interval is shown and decreased by pressing briefly in the display following adjustment.. The current time interval is shown briefly in the display following adjustment.

can be selected and are shown in the display as 15 horizontal bars. The greaterDifferent 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 a time interval of approximately 1 second; 5 bars is approximately 2.5 seconds. At low speeds, when the distance to the vehicle ahead is short, ACC increases the time interval slightly. In order to follow the vehicle ahead as smoothly as possible, ACC allows the time interval to vary considerably in certain situations.

WARNING WARNING

  • Only use a time interval that is suitable in current traffic conditions.
  • A short time interval gives the driver limited reaction time if an unexpected situation occurs in traffic.

the selected time interval are shown while the setting is being made and for severalThe 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 also displayed when Distance Alert is in active mode, see page 165 .

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