ABS and ESC standard. Side and head protection air bags standard.
Once the icon of restrained luxury and bank-vault safety, the Swedish automaker Volvo fell on tough times, seeing sales slump because of an aging, uninspiring model line. Now flush with an $11 billion cash infusion from its Chinese owner, Geely, Volvo's XC90 flagship SUV represents a make-or-break moment, its executives admit. The XC90 could be the vehicle that wins back those who walked away and attracts those who never thought they would find a Volvo in their garage.
When automakers say that a car is "all new," they're usually fibbing. It can mean just a nip and tuck of sheet metal or some refined interior-trim pieces.