Volvo XC90

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Base MSRP price range:
$48,900 - $65,900
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CR Model Summary
The redesigned XC90 SUV will fit seven people and Volvo claims the seats will be the most comfortable in the industry with ergonomic shapes and power adjustable memory settings. Two 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engines are available, similar to those already offered in other Volvos. Both are mated to an eight-speed automatic. Volvo will also offer a plug-in hybrid version will be offered with 400 horsepower and a range of about 25 miles. The new XC90 will shed buttons from the dashboard, replacing them with a large tablet-like touch-screen control system for drivers to access.
General Model Specs
Body styles
4-door SUV
Drive wheels
2 front, 3 rear, 2 third
Engines available
2.0-liter 4 electric (400 hp)
2.0-liter 4 turbo (316 hp)
Transmissions available
8-speed automatic
Basic: 5/60
Powertrain: 5 year/ 60,000 mile
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Reliability History - Volvo XC90
Trouble spots by year 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14
Engine Major
Engine Cooling
Transmission Major
Transmission Minor
Drive System
Fuel System
Engine Minor
Electrical System
Safety Specs
Safety belts
Pretensioners, front/rear Yes/yes
Air bags
Side air bags, front/rear Standard/no
Side curtain air bags Standard with rollover
Active safety features
Antilock brakes Standard
Traction control Standard
Stability control Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Crash and rollover tests
IIHS front moderate overlap NA
IIHS front small overlap NA
IIHS side crash NA
IIHS rear crash NA
IIHS roof crush NA
NHTSA overall crash score NA
NHTSA overall frontal-crash score NA
NHTSA front-crash, driver/front passenger NA / NA
NHTSA overall side-crash score NA
NHTSA side-crash, driver/rear passenger NA / NA
NHTSA side pole-crash NA
NHTSA rollover, 2WD/4WD NA / NA
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