Volvo is a Swedish auto manufacturer and is best known for its well designed safe vehicles. This brand launched it XC90 in the year 2002 and the second generation was introduced in year 2014. This mid-size luxury crossover is based on Volvo P2 platform which was also shared by the S80 car by the company. Over this more than a decade since its first introduction, XC90 crossover has kept a firm grip in the automobile sector and never failed to impress its customers through its high performance. The sumptuous interior and a classy exterior have made their fair contribution in attaining the attention. Other than cutting edge technology and advanced safety features, this car packs an infotainment system which would make your journeys fun filled. This car has also been voted as finalist for the prestigious World Car Design of the Year award; all thanks to its features and styling.
Engine, Mileage & Variants
Volvo XC90 is engineered to deliver you excitement and thrill while you sit behind the steering wheel and accelerate this drive with its 2.5 litre 5-cylinder gasoline engine. This engine is capable of churning out a maximum power measuring 210 hp at 5000 rpm along with a peak torque clocking to 320 Nm in between 1800 and 4500 rpm. To deliver the desired power and performance, this engine is coupled with Geartronic automatic transmission along with lock-up winter mode adaptive shift system. With this, you not only get better handling but also improved efficiency. Coming to the efficiency segment, this 2.5-litre engine offers a mileage of 11.7 kmpl on an average on combined cycle. This powerhouse takes 9.9 seconds to start from standstill and touch 100 kmph with the peak speed clocking to 210 kmph.
In XC90, you get an exterior which shows the perfect proportion of elegance, impressive height and ample space without making the vehicle looked unnecessarily stretched. This crossover has got a classy front façade with a broad radiator chrome finished grille. The angular headlamps of this drive make this front look more bold and appealing. A crossover by size and style, this drive shows the sportiness with its crisp bodylines and roof touching roofrails. The overall robust yet appealing structure makes this drive a true head turner on road. The striking Volvo high mounted tail lights add flair and give a muscular and sporty stance to this drive. The dynamic 17-inch alloy wheels which complementing tires not only complete the exterior of this crossover in an impressive manner but also ensure stability and sound grip on road. The overall exterior dimensions of this Volvo crossover measures as 4807 mm x 2112 mm x 1784 mm (L x W x H) with a wheelbase of 2857 mm.
When it is about to comfort and luxury, the new Volvo XC90 doesn’t compromise in any segment. In this family crossover, you get all the comforting features which are required to make your drives enjoyable. This luxurious 7-seater has not only got ample space for 7 passengers but also the seats are wrapped with plush upholstery to deliver them best seating comfort while making the interior look elegant. You would also notice the wooden inserts on dashboard which makes it look classy. The steering wheel is also wrapped with leather to match the theme and give comfort to the driver. Air conditioning vents are appointed on all the 3 rows to keep the cabin temperature comfortable. An advanced entertainment system is also plotted inside this drive which ensures that your drives are fun filled every time. With this, a 9-inch touch screen is also offered at the center of the dashboard which allows you to use the navigation system. The boot space provided in this drive measures to 249 litres with all the rear seats in standard position. This space can be further enhanced by folding these rear seats.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous
Volvo is known as the manufacturer of safest vehicles across the globe. This automaker has employed a long list of safety features which you would hardly find in any other vehicle. To give you peace of mind, there are airbags, Anti-Lock Braking System, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution and Brake Assist in this crossover. Also, you get Blond Spot Information System and Lane Departure Warning for your protection. The tyre pressure monitoring system of this crossover ensures your protection by informing you about the individual tyre pressure. The frontal structure of this Volve drive is made from high tensile material and is capable of absorbing the impact after a collision. For efficient handling, you get MacPherson strut suspension at front wheels and multi-link suspension at its rear pair.
The new Volvo XC90 has got everything you need for a safe and enjoyable drive. This sumptuous crossover is loaded with features and never fails in showing the style statement of its passengers. Its not an easy task to summarize this Volvo drive in a statement but if you are looking for a family drive for 7 occupants with advance safety, entertainment and comforting features, this is the perfect vehicle for you.