Volvo XC90 Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Volvo XC90 Reviews

The Volvo XC90 is a 4-door SUV offered in a AWD 4dr T5 R-Design, FWD 4dr T5 Momentum, AWD 4dr T8 Momentum, AWD 4dr T8 R-Design, AWD 4dr T6 First Edition *Ltd Avail*, AWD 4dr T6 Inscription, AWD 4dr T8 Inscription, AWD 4dr T5 Inscription, FWD 4dr T5 R-Design, AWD 4dr T5 Momentum, FWD 4dr T5 Inscription, AWD 4dr T6 Momentum and AWD 4dr T6 R-Design. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 hybrid (400 hp), 2.0-liter 4 turbo (250 hp) and 2.0-liter 4 turbo (316 hp) engines, and 8-speed automatic transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 20 mpg city to 25 mpg highway. The XC90 uses Premium fuel.

Competing models include Acura MDX, Lexus RX, Mercedes-Benz GLE and Toyota Highlander.

Last Model Reviewed: 2016

Reviewed Volvo XC90s from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2013 Volvo XC90 3.2 6-cyl
  • 2006 Volvo XC90 V8

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