Volvo XC90 Review

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Volvo XC90 Review

The Volvo manufacturer has introduced its luxurious design mid size SUV known as XC90 in diesel variant with an attractive price offers. The Volvo XC90 is packed with optimized safety features, comfortable seating arrangements and many attractive features. The new car is available in Volvo XC90 D5 AWD diesel model and the cost of Volvo XC90 is around Rs.48,50,000.

Volvo XC90 Color Options

The colors available for all the variants of Volvo XC90 includes

1) Electric Silver Metallic
2) Silver Metallic
3) Ice White Metallic
4) Passion Red
5) Black Sapphire
6) Twilight Bronze Metallic
7) Black Stone
8) Caspian Blue Metallic
9) Savile Grey Metallic
10)Ember Black Metallic

Volvo XC90 Variants

The Volvo XC90 is available in three variants which includes

1) Volvo XC90 D5 AWD – Rs.42.80 lakhs
2) Volvo XC90 3.2 AWD – Rs.44.95 lakhs
3) Volvo XC90 V8 AWD – Rs.49.50 lakhs

Volvo XC90 Dimensions

The dimensions of Volvo XC90 in terms of its length, width, height are displayed below.

1) Length – 4807 mm
2) Width – 1898 mm
3) Height – 1784 mm
4) Wheelbase – 2857 mm
5) Ground Clearance – 218 mm

Volvo XC90 Engine details

The new Volvo XC90 comes in three types of engines namely 3.2 AWD, V8 AWD and D5 AWD. The 3.2 AWD petrol engine is mated with a six speed geartronic transmission which delivers the displacement of about 3192 cc. It has six cylinder, in-line engine with Variable Valve Timing and Variable Intake System produces the maximum power output of 175 KW @ 6200 RPM and maximum torque of 320 NM @ 3200 RPM. The V8 AWD is also the petrol engine providing the displacement of 4414 cc and it comes with a standard six speed geartronic transmission for easy shifting of gears. It has 8 cylinders of in-line engine type generates the net power of 232 KW @ 5850 RPM in coupling with the combination of net torque of 440 NM @ 3900 RPM. The D5 AWD is a diesel engine of displacement 2400 cc which is mated with both six speed geartronic transmission and six speed manual transmission. Along with in-line engine option, the diesel engine is fitted with Common Rail Direct Injection Fuel supply system and it offers the maximum power of 136 KW @ 4000 RPM and maximum torque of 400 NM @ 2750 RPM.

Acceleration and Pick Up

The acceleration and pick up of a car mainly depends on the power, torque and transmission gearbox. The 3.2 AWD petrol engine can be able to accelerate from 0-100 kms in just 9.5 seconds with the maximum speed of 210 kmph. The V8 AWD petrol engine of the car can cross the barrier of 0-100 kms in a short span of 7.3 seconds with the maximum speed of 212 kmph. The last variant D5 AWD diesel engine can touch from 0-100 kmph in just 11.5 seconds with the top speed of 208 kmph.

Mileage of Volvo XC90

The 3.2 AWD petrol engine of the Volvo XC90 provides a mileage of 5.9 kmpl in city traffic roads and 8.3 kmpl on highway roads. Another engine named V8 AWD petrol engine offers the mileage of around 5.5 kmpl on the urban roads and 8.8 kmpl on the highways. The final D5 AWD diesel engine delivers the mileage of about 5.7 kmpl in the city roads and 9.9 kmpl on the highways.

Style and Engineering

Volvo XC90 Interiors

The Volvo XC90 is a not only a good looking car but also packed with unmatched interiors. It has a roomy and spacious interiors which assures a pleasurable and comfortable drive in any type of road conditions. The dashboard looks very decent with an attractive instrument panel for getting all the car details. The car is designed with a rich leather upholstery giving an elegant appearance to the vehicle and the wood finish arm rest on door trims adds more style to the car. The XC90 is blessed with the cabin light at both center and the front. The instrument cluster comprises tachometer, digital displayed trip meter, info display clock and temperature etc. The seating arrangements are really appreciable in which seven members can accommodate comfortable with enough head room, leg room, shoulder room, hip room etc. It is possible to store lot of things which adds more functionality with huge luggage space, cup holders, ticket holders, console box etc. For more relaxable and comfortable riding, the XC90 has an air conditioner with heater which controls the inside temperature. In order to enhance the entertainment section, the suv is well incorporated with Audio system with speakers, USB connector, Accessory Socket, Leather upholstery etc.

Volvo XC90 Exterior Parts

The exterior features of Volvo XC90 is really classy and luxurious which would definitely attract a huge fan. The exterior comes with an innovative design that we have not yet seen before and it is very muscular. The front part of the car is sported with a stylish and sportive front grille with chrome finished company logo assuring authenticity and trust. The front bi-xenon headlamps and the fog lamps below the headlight gives a clear vision during night time riding. The side profile is also very decent and the rear has a tail lights enhancing more style to the car. It has a body colored bumpers and an internally adjusted ORVMs for knowing about the rear happenings of the road. Along with that, the body colored door handles and the door mirror adds an additional finishing touch to the overall exterior. The car is fitted with a 17 inch wheel of size 225/65 R17 puncture proof tubeless tire helps in minimizing the chances of skidding of the car.

Brakes and Suspensions

The SUV has been fitted with a good braking and suspension system. The car comes with a ventilated disc brakes at both the front and rear. The braking features stops the vehicle suddenly while moving at high level of speed. In addition, it has an advanced braking system of Anti Lock Braking System with Brake Assist for more safety. On the other hand, the vehicle is easy to handle with the McPherson Spring struts with anti-drive, anti-lift function and anti roll bar front suspension and multi link independent rear suspension with anti roll bar.

Volvo XC90 Safety Features

The Volvo XC90 is considered to be one of the safest cars incorporated with both active and passive safety features. It has dual airbags for both driver and passenger providing cushioning effect in case of any collision and any jerks. For better safety while braking, it consists of an ABS with EBD, 3 point ELR front seat belt pre-tensioner and force limiter, rear seat belts, lap belt. The halogen headlamp and fog lamp helps to ride the vehicle even in bad weather conditions. Apart from that, it also has child lock, high mounted stop lamp, double horn etc. providing relaxable driving experience.

* Volvo XC90 review and XC90 test drive report listed here are done by experts. However advises users to check the Volvo XC90 variants personally and decide as per their liking. Mileage figures quoted in the Volvo XC90 review are test data and mileage in actual conditions may vary. We test drive Volvo XC90 car provided by Volvo.

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