2007 Volvo V70
D is the normal driving position and should be used as often as possible to help improve fuel economy.
The vehicle should not be moving when shifting from R to the D position.
4 (Intermediate gear)
The transmission will shift automatically between gears 4, 3, 2 or 1 from this position. The transmission
cannot shift up to (D)rive from fourth gear.
3 (Intermediate gear)
The transmission will shift automatically between gears 3, 2 and 1 from this position. The transmission
cannot shift up to fourth gear or (D)rive from third gear.
L (Low gears)
The transmission is locked in gears 1 and 2 when the selector is in this position.
NOTE: Gears 4, 3, or L can be used if you are driving in a mountainous area, towing a trailer or to
increase engine braking effect. The transmission has a built-in limiter designed to help prevent excessive
engine speeds (high rpm) when gears 4, 3 or L are selected.
pg. 131 Starting and driving
Automatic transmission (option)
W - Winter/Wet driving mode - enhanced vehicle traction
Mode W will only function if the gear selector is in the (D)rive position.
Press the button at the base of the gear selector to engage/disengage this driving mode (see
When the W driving mode is engaged, this is displayed in the instrument panel (see
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