What is a Mild Hybrid Volvo?

For the 2022 XC60 a new 48V system or better known as a Mild Hybrid is made standard for each powertrain except for the Recharge models. Mild Hybrid technology helps to use fuel in a more efficient way, it recovers energy generated by braking. When you press the brake pedal or use engine braking, the kinetic energy that otherwise would have been lost in heat is converted into electric energy and fed into the 48V battery. Some additional benefits of the mild hybrid are: a more comfortable driving experience with the engine restarting seamlessly and a smoother acceleration from a standstill.


 

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