Taking a Closer Look at the Volvo XC90

November 30 2019
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There is a selection of equipment packages offered for the Volvo XC90. However, the content of the base Momentum model is a sufficient amount of luxury for most people. With the high definition display, the driver can adequately view the graphics and drive safely. The Volvo XC90 received a Top Honour in all Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests, excelling in both preventive and protective safety performance. The Volvo is a combination of high-strength steel safety cage, advanced restraints, and an advanced auto-braking system. For city safety, it delivers unparalleled performance and is considered as one of the safest cars on the road. The current redesigned XC90 is Volvo’s flagship SUV.

About the XC90

Depending on the model, the Volvo XC90 seats five people in two rows or seven in three rows. Available with front or all-wheel drive it is powered by a 2.0 Litre four-cylinder turbo-charged direct-injection engine. There is also a hybrid version offered. Even though the XC90 is not an extremely rugged SUV, it is an exceptional performer in poor weather, and even in the snow, drivers can safely venture out in their reliable XC90.

The XC90 is equipped with only one USB port that could prove annoying and inadequate, and this SUV is not designed for traveling on a landscape that is extremely rugged. Cost and maintenance are pricey for Volvo cars. However, the XC90 stands in a class of is own regarding safety features and is still less expensive than the competitive Mercedes-Benz GL-class, and the BMW X5. As well, they cannot match up to the XC90’s technology. The 2017 XC90 is efficient at the pump, delivering 9.5L/100km combined city/highway driving. The Our Drive-E powertrains deliver best-in-class fuel consumption with fuel-efficient gear ratios and optimized aerodynamics, resulting in a smooth and powerful ride. The XC90 delivers 250-horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque.

Seating in the Volvo XC90 is designed for superior comfort. Each leathered upholstered seat is planned to give good spine support, a benefit when going on a long journey. There is also ample leg and headroom for stretching out. To gain extra space for luggage or large objects, simply fold down the interior seating and there is more than plenty of room available.

Featured safety technology

Part of Volvo creating practical safety technology is by ensuring the passenger compartment is as strong as possible. The XC90 is equipped with boron steel, the strongest steel there is. The advanced electrical reversible belt retractor tightens the safety belts prior to a likely collision occurring.