Volvo XC90 2.0 T5 R Design Pro AWD Auto, Xenium/7SeatComfort/HarmanKardon/BLIS/Htd R.Seats Automatic 5 door 4x4 (2020) at Volvo Gatwick

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£49,500

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This XC90 T5 R Design Pro AWD Auto model is one of our new demonstrator vehicles. Grab a bargain by buying a Demonstrator. Essentially a brand new car at much lower price. Please confirm this cars mileage upon your enquiry as it will change due to being used for guest test drives. Options included on this vehicle are Xenium Pack with Power Glass Tilt and Slide Panoramic Sunroof with Sun Curtain, 360 Degree Parking Camera, Park Assist Pilot for Automatic Parallel and 90 Degree Parking with Front and Rear Park Assist Sensors. 7 Seat Comfort Pack with 4 Zone Electronic Climate Control and Cooled Glovebox, Power Folding 2nd Row Headrests and 3rd Row Air Conditioning. Sensus Connect with Premium Sound by Harman Kardon with Dolby Pro Logic II Surround Sound, Dirac Unison, 13 Speakers and Subwoofer, Smartphone Integration with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and 2x USB Ports. Intellisafe Surround with Blind Spot Information System with Steer Assist, Cross Traffic Alert with Auto Brake and Rear Collision Mitigation and Heated Rear Seats to Outer Positions 2nd Row. Standard features include Sensus Navigation, Heated Steering Wheel, City Safety with Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection and Front Collision Warning with Full Auto Brake, 22 Inch Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels with Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, Heated Front Seats, Powered Front Seats with Memory for Seats and Mirrors, Keyless Drive, Entry and Start, Head Up Display, Adaptive Cruise Control with Distance Alert and Queue Assist, Lane Keeping Aid and Speed Limiter, Active Bending Headlights with Adaptive Shadow Technology and so much more. Please call for further information and to arrange your viewing.

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Manuals

Manuals

Service Log Book

Service Log Book

Body Glass

Dark tinted windows for rear side windows and cargo area, Front and rear power windows, Rain sensor with automatic windscreen wiper activation, Rear wash/wipe with intermittent wipe setting

Brakes

Hill descent control, Hill start assist, Power parking brake with auto hold function, Stability and Traction Control with Spin control, Engine Drag Control and Corner Traction Control, Vehicle deceleration control with Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brake Distribution and Emergency Brake Assist

Carpets/Rugs

Sports floor mats

Chassis/Suspension

Active four C chassis - four corner adaptive dampers with electronic air suspension, Touring chassis

Communication

Bluetooth hands free telephone connection, Voice activated control for key functions, Volvo on call, Wireless internet connection

Driver Aids

Adjustable steering wheel force, Drive mode settings, Driver alert control with lane keeping aid, Front and rear park assist, Intellisafe assist - Adaptive cruise control with pilot assist, Oncoming Lane Mitigation, Speed limiter, Speed sensitive steering

Driver Convenience

Handsfree power tailgate opening and closing

Driver Information

12.3" Active TFT crystal driver's instrument display, 9" centre console portrait touch screen, Sensus navigation with European mapping and traffic information, Service interval indicator, Trip computer

Driving Mirrors

Auto dimming interior + exterior mirrors, Colour coordinated auto folding and heated power door mirrors, High gloss black door mirrors

Embellishment Trims

Tailored Instrument Panel and Door Tops with Contrast Stitching

Entertainment

DAB Radio (Digital Audio Broadcasting), Steering wheel remote infotainment controls

Exterior Body Features

Body colour bumpers, Dual integrated exhaust pipes with high gloss black surround, High gloss black Deco lower front bumper, High gloss black mesh front grille with silk metal surround, High gloss black window surround, Illuminated front and rear R-Design tread plates, Integrated roof rails in high gloss black, Roof antenna, Roof spoiler, Visible VIN plate

Exterior Lights

Active bending headlights with adaptive shadow technology, Adaptive brake lights with high level LED brake lights, Automatic headlight levelling system, Automatic LED Headlights + Active high beam incorporating daytime running lights, Front LED fog lights with cornering function, Home safe and approach lighting, Puddle lights

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

B Pillar ventilation

Interior Features

2nd Row centre armrest with storage and cupholders, 3 spoke leather steering wheel and illuminated gear knob with chrome trim, A-pillar parking ticket holder, Bright metal luggage threshold, Cargo divider with grocery bag holder, Centre console cupholders and storage, Driver's side lower dashboard storage compartment, Front and rear door pocket and front cupholder illumination, Height/reach adjustable steering column, Illuminated tailgate, Illumination lockable glovebox compartment, Load protection net, Nappa Leather Key Integrated Remote, Outboard armrest with cupholder and storage for third row passengers, Semi automatic load cover, Sports leather gear knob, Sports pedals, Sports steering wheel with gear shift paddles, Steering wheel audio controls, Underfloor cargo storage

Interior Lights

Ambient door and instrument panel lighting, Front and rear reading lights, multi-colour theatre lighting and centre armrest storage illumination, Front footwell and side step illumination, Illuminated luggage compartment, Rear footwell and side step illumination

Safety

7 three point seatbelts, City safety includes pedestrian, cyclist and large animal detection and front collision warning with full auto brake, Drivers knee airbag, Dual stage Driver/Passenger Airbags, First aid kit, Front and rear curtain airbags, Front seat side impact airbags, Front seats SIPS airbags, IC (Inflatable Curtains) - Full Length, Passenger airbag cut-off switch, Road sign information display, Run off Road Mitigation, Run off Road Protection, Seatbelt reminder and pretensioners for all seats, SIPS (Side Impact Protection System), Slippery road and hazard light alert, Tyre pressure monitoring system, Warning triangle, WHIPS whiplash protection system - front

Seats

Front headrests, Front seat cushion extensions, Heated front seats, Isofix outer rear child seat preparation in 2nd row, Passenger seat electric height adjuster, Power driver seat with multi directional lumbar support and memory for seat and exterior mirrors, Rear headrests, Three 2nd row individual folding passenger seats with fore/aft adjustment, Two 3rd row individual folding passenger seats

Security

Anti-theft alarm including immobiliser/volume sensor + level sensor, Key integrated remote control central locking + fuel flap with deadlocking system and auto open/close power windows, Keyless drive (includes keyless entry and keyless start) with remote tag, Locking wheel nuts, Private locking for glovebox and tailgate

Transmission

8 speed automatic transmission with start/stop + manual change functions, All wheel drive system

Vanity Mirrors

Illuminated vanity mirrors + ticket holder

Wheels - Spare

Tempa spare wheel and jack

General

Badge Engine CC: 2.0
Badge Power: 250
Based On ID: N
Coin Description: T5 [250] AWD
Coin Series: R DESIGN Pro
Generation Mark: 2
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07: 40E
Man Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years: 8
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years: 3
NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %: 97
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %: 87
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09: 5
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %: 72
NCAP Safety Assist %: 100
Service Interval Frequency - Months: 12
Service Interval Mileage: 18000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage: 60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years: 3
Vehicle Homologation Class: M1

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km): 189
HC+NOx: N
Particles: N
Standard Euro Emissions: EURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

Camshaft: DOHC
Catalytic Convertor: True
CC: 1969
Cylinder Layout: IN-LINE
Cylinders: 4
Engine Layout: FRONT TRANSVERSE
Fuel Delivery: TURBO DIRECT INJECTION
Gears: 8 SPEED
Number of Valves: 16
Transmission: SEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg): 34.9
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies: True
EC Extra Urban (mpg): 40.4
EC Urban (mpg): 27.7
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Max: 10.5
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Min: 9.3
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Max: 10.8
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Min: 9.3
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Max: 8.9
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Min: 7.8
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Max: 13.6
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Min: 12.9
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Max: 10.4
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Min: 9.3
WLTP - MPG - Comb - Max: 26.9
WLTP - MPG - Comb - Min: 30.4
WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Max: 26.2
WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Min: 30.4
WLTP - MPG - High - Max: 31.7
WLTP - MPG - High - Min: 36.2
WLTP - MPG - Low - Max: 20.8
WLTP - MPG - Low - Min: 21.9
WLTP - MPG - Medium - Max: 27.2
WLTP - MPG - Medium - Min: 30.4

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs): 7.9
Engine Power - BHP: 250
Engine Power - KW: 184
Engine Power - PS: True
Engine Power - RPM: 5500
Engine Torque - LBS.FT: 258
Engine Torque - MKG: 35.7
Engine Torque - NM: 350
Engine Torque - RPM: 1800
Top Speed: 134

Test Cycles

Emissions Test Cycle: NEDC Correlated

Tyres

Alloys?: True
Space Saver?: True
Tyre Size Front: 275/35 R22
Tyre Size Rear: 275/35 R22
Tyre Size Spare: SPACE SAVER
Wheel Style: 5 DOUBLE SPOKE
Wheel Type: 22" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height: 1776
Height (including roof rails): N
Length: 4953
Wheelbase: 2984
Width: 2008
Width (including mirrors): 2140

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres): 71
Gross Vehicle Weight: 2750
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down): 1868
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up): 368
Max. Loading Weight: 775
Max. Roof Load: 100
Max. Towing Weight - Braked: 2400
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked: 750
Minimum Kerbweight: 1975
No. of Seats: 7
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb: 11.8

STEP IT UP (new2) 12/09/2014

This improved second generation Volvo XC90 aims to make the most of its sleek Swedish design values. Jonathan Crouch takes a look.

Ten Second Review

Volvo's second generation XC90 was worth the wait, a seven-seat luxury SUV that has given key rivals like Audi's Q7 and the Land Rover Discovery a lot to think about. Safe, efficient, clever, practical and stylish, it has re-established this Swedish maker as a credibly prestigious automotive brand. This revised version offers a slightly smarter look and some extra electrified tech. It's well worth a look.

Background

The Volvo XC90 is just about the perfect example of a vehicle that created a niche for itself that no rival could seem to penetrate. If you wanted a 7-seat luxury 4x4 that was never really a sports utility vehicle, that was supremely comfortable and, above all, was neither shouty like a German nor trying too hard to fit in with the country set like a Land Rover, it was plum perfect. Nothing even got close. Because of this, the first generation XC90 hung around for ages. After all, why mess with a winning formula? Later versions, sold right up to 2014, tidied up the basic formula but were otherwise much the same as the models that first rolled into dealers in 2002. That's one heck of an innings. At least though, it paved the way for something different. There was no way that the scond generation XC90 would be a mere 'evolutionary' design. Even so, few were ready for quite the radical change Volvo's Chinese owners Zhejiang Geely have funded. The low-key approach of old? It's fair to say that has been usurped by a much more extrovert look.

Driving Experience

The key news with this revised MK2 XC90 model lies in the introduction of an advanced kinetic energy-recovery braking system, which is coupled with the company's existing 2.0-litre internal combustion engines to create a new integrated electrified powertrain, identifiable by the brand's latest 'B' badging. Otherwise, things are much as before. The car sits on Volvo's light, stiff 'Scalable Product Architecture' (SPA) platform. And most customers still choose the 235hp B5 diesel. A 310hp petrol T6 engine's offered too. All the conventional engines drive all four wheels via the almost obligatory eight-speed automatic transmission. The other option is the T8 Twin Engine petrol/electric plug-in hybrid model, billed as 'the world's most powerful and cleanest large SUV'. This delivers a combined 412hp output, with a thumping 640Nm of torque. 62mph from rest is dispatchd in just 5.8s, yet this car can also gve you 26 miles of pure electric driving range when fully charged. Whatever spec you choose for your XC90, there's as much off-road prowess as most owners will want and tarmac handling is assured, crisp and responsive for this class of car.

Design and Build

On the outside, this refreshed XC90 offers subtle upgrades to the original award-winning exterior design, such as new wheels, exterior colours and a revised front grille, among other details. Otherwise, things are much as before, with a sculpted bonnet flowing into LED front headlights with a distinctive so-called 'Hammer of Thor' design. The interior still seems boldly-styled, with a massive tablet-like touch screen control console helping to create a cabin that's modern, spacious and uncluttered. Volvo's clearly put a lot of budget into driving up materials quality and this XC90 gets soft leather and wood with handcrafted details, including an optional gear lever made of crystal glass from Orrefors, the Swedish glassmaker, and diamond-cut controls for the start/stop button and volume control. This genuine seven seater features innovatively designed seats that also free up interior space for passengers in both the second and third seat rows. Even the third row can seat an adult up to 170cm tall. As for the boot space on offer, well that's inevitably going to be a little restricted with all seven seats in place, though even in this configuration, you still get 397-litres of luggage space. Fold the 3rd row and you can load up to 1,102-litres, if you pack to the roof.

Market and Model

All XC90 variants come with 7 seats, automatic transmission and AWD and there's a choice of three core trim levels - 'Momentum', 'R-Design' and 'Inscription' - with additional 'Pro' versions of each. Most UK buyers will want the volume 225hp B5 diesel version but other minority choices include a potent 310hp petrol turbo T6 and the unique T8 Twin Engine petrol/electric plug-in hybrid variant. Pricing starts at around £52,000, while you'll need a budget from around £66,000 if you opt for the T8 plug-in variant. Top models can be ordered with features like 21-inch Inscription alloy wheels and powered, heated and ventilated seats trimmed in Nappa leather. Inside, the tablet-like touch screen in the centre console drives the minor controls and a whole host of Internet-based products and services. Audio services in the plushest variants come courtesy of a monster Bowers & Wilkins stereo that's juiced up by a 1,400 watt amplifier, 19 speakers, and the latest sound processing software. It even has air-ventilated subwoofers. The electronically controlled air suspension has choice of five modes, including one where the driver is free to tailor the settings to his or her personal taste. XC90 safety gear includes a run off-road protection package which tightens seatbelts and activates energy-absorbing technology in the seats when the car detects challenging terrain ahead. Another system is the auto-braking feature, which cuts in if a driver pulls out in front of oncoming traffic. Both safety systems aim to bring Volvo closer to its vision of nobody being seriously injured or killed in any of its vehicles by 2020.

Cost of Ownership

Volvo claims that the advanced kinetic energy-recovery braking system introduced with this revised XC90 offers drivers up to 15 per cent fuel savings and emission reductions in real-world driving. This new brake-by-wire system interacts with the energy-recovery system and reduces fuel consumption and emissions by recovering kinetic energy under braking. The introduction of these XC90 'B'-badged cars represents a major step for Volvo towards its electrification ambitions. In the B5 diesel most will choose, expect up to 44.1mpg on the combined cycle (WLTP) and up to 154g/km of CO2 (NEDC). Inevitably, these figures take a tumble with petrol power; the T6 returns up to 28.8mpg and up to 187g/km. If you want to do better, you'll need to look at the top T8 Twin Engine petrol plug-in hybrid model, which delivers up to 52g/km of CO2, 113mpg and up to 28.6 miles of pure electric driving range. Maintenance should be relatively affordable for a car of this kind, with intervals every year or 18,000 miles. Three or five year pre-paid servicing packages are available to help you budget ahead. The warranty is the usual three year, 60,000 mile package.

Summary

Volvo seems to be flourishing under foreign ownership. You might have expected Chinese control to stifle the company's Scandinavian character. Instead, what we've been given here is a return to Swedish charisma and an emphasis on all the things that the Gothenburg brand does best - cool restrained style, real-world practicality and class-leading safety. Of course, this Volvo's not perfect. There are still sharper-handling choices and more capable off roaders in this sector. In balancing these virtues though, this XC90 sets its own class standard and in doing so, establishes a family benchmark amongst luxury SUVs that rivals will struggle to match. Company founders Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larson would have liked this car. More importantly though, if you're shopping in this segment, we think you will too.

ROARING NINETIES (used) 08/11/2019

By Jonathan Crouch

Introduction

Volvo's second generation XC90 was worth the wait, a seven-seat luxury SUV that gave key rivals like Audi's Q7 and the Land Rover Discovery a lot to think about. Safe, efficient, clever, practical and stylish, it re-established the Swedish maker as a credibly prestigious automotive brand. And it makes a great used buy in its pre-facelift 2014-2018-era guise.

Models

5dr SUV (2.0 petrol T5,T6 / 2.0 turbo & supercharged T8 plug-in hybrid / 2.0 diesel D5)

History

Back in 2014, Volvo launched the second generation XC90, a family-sized luxury seven-seat SUV for a very different world. For the Swedish manufacturer, this wasn't just a new car: it represented an entirely new way of thinking. Chinese conglomerate Geely paid $1.3 billion to buy the brand from Ford in 2010, after which they invested nearly ten times that amount to re-establish it as a credible independent force in the automotive industry. With this MK2 XC90, buyers saw the first fruits of that capital injection, this model being the first of the company's modern-era designs to feature the newly-develop Scalable Product Architecture platform that has since featured on all of the company's cars. Absolutely everything about this car was fundamentally new at launch and was engineered to set fresh class standards. On top of that, there's the sort of proper full-sized seven-seat versatility that few rivals can credibly offer and the kind of cool, authentic Scandinavian charm that back in 2014, we hadn't really seen from a new Volvo in a very long time. The original version of this MK2 XC90 was significantly updated in Spring 2019, but it's the pre-facelift version we look at here as a used buy.

What You Get

The look of this second generation XC90, according to its exterior design manager Anders Gunnarson, needed to be 'timeless'. This car's a little longer than the previous version - and a little wider too - but that's been carefully disguised as part of a design brief to make the shape look as compact as possible. So many large luxury SUVs appear bulky and intimidating: this isn't one of them. Take a seat up-front and it really is very nice indeed, the work of Volvo's British interior design director Robin Page. He's created a cabin that's simple, elegant - and very uncluttered, with only eight buttons on the fascia. The remaining functions you'd normally access through confusing rows of little switches on the dash have been relocated into menu options that lie behind the big, easy-to-use icons you'll find on a smart infotainment colour touchscreen that's presented portrait-style on the centre console, like the system you'll find in a Tesla Model S. We like the technical niceties too: the CleanZone interior air quality system for example. This automatically switches to recirculation mode if outside conditions change - say in a polluted city centre or when you enter a smoky tunnel. The 360-degree parking camera system is another nice-to-have feature, including a rear camera you'll want because over-the-shoulder visibility isn't all that great. Your middle row passengers are well catered for, with individual seats that slide and recline for greater comfort on longer journeys. And you get proper seven-seat functionality. Third row seating in a car of this class tends to be designed only for children but here, Volvo has created rearmost pews suitable for anyone up to 5ft 7-inches in height. Getting to the back row takes a bit of muscular dexterity, but once you're installed, it is, as promised, surprisingly comfortable in the very back. The chairs themselves are exactly the same as those in the middle, so you're not fobbed off with the kind of fold-out occasional seats you get in some rivals. And they're positioned in so-called 'theatre-style', slightly raised and set inwards to offer a better view in your direction of travel. As for the boot space on offer, well that's inevitably going to be a little restricted with all seven seats in place, though even in this configuration, you still get 397-litres of luggage space. Most of the time though of course, you'll probably be running the car with the third row chairs folded down, the retracting process much easier than the back-breakingly fumbly machinations you have to go through in a rival Land Rover Discovery to achieve the same end result. Once that's completed, there's a lot of room to play with, 775-litres if you load to the window line and as much as 1,102-litres if you load to the roof.

What You Pay

Prices for original versions of this MK2 model start at around £23,000 for a '14-plate D5 diesel model with base 'Momentum' trim, with values rising up to around £33,000 for a '17-era version. Add around £1,750 more for the most popular 'R-Design' spec - or £2,000 more for a top 'Inscription' variant. For a T8, prices start at around £43,000 for a '17-era model with 'Momentum' trim, with values rising to around £55,750 for a pre-facelift '19-era car. Add around £2,750 more for the most popular 'R-Design' spec - or £5,000 more for a top 'Inscription' variant.

What to Look For

Most of the XC90 owners we surveyed were very happy with their cars - but inevitably there were a few issues. One owner had problems with a leaking panoramic sunroof. Another had issues with the air suspension, the parking sensors and the stop/start system, so check that all these features work properly on your test drive. Quite a few electrical and software issues were reported too, so go thoroughly over all the powered and infotainment functions of the car you're looking at. It's unlikely the XC90 will have been used arduously off road, but check the underside just in case. The big alloy wheels are very susceptible to kerbing. The T5 and D5 models have quite an appetite for front tyres so check there's some life left in the rubber. As usual, check the alloys for kerb scuffing and the rear of the cabin and the boot for damage caused by unruly kids or awkwardly-shaped luggage.

Replacement Parts

(approx based on a 2014 S60 D4) An oil filter costs in the £19 bracket and an air filter will cost around £42. A rear brake pad set sits in the £73 bracket for a set. Wiper blades sit in the £10-£245 bracket. A headlamp bulb is around £11. A water pump is around £50.

On the Road

When it comes to handling dynamics, large luxury SUVs from this period aren't too easy to pigeon-hole. There are still some cars in this class from this time that are better on road (think BMW X5) and others that are better off it (think Land Rover Discovery) but the differences aren't as sharp as they used to be. What we can say is that in our opinion, a Volvo XC90 gives you the best compromise between these virtues and in second generation guise, wraps it up in a rewarding overall package that in this MK2 model form is based solely around the use of 2.0-litre four cylinder power. Volvo reckons this to be the optimum recipe for efficient performance and backs up its thinking by delivering three impressive engines using that configuration in this car, all of which are mated to on-demand 4WD and an eight-speed automatic gearbox. Most original buyers opted for the volume 225bhp twin turbo D5 diesel variant. Alternatively, there's petrol power courtesy of an engine using both turbocharging and supercharging to develop 320bhp. That unit's offered in standard form in the conventional petrol T6 model. Or you can get it mated to an 87bhp electric motor in the clever T8 Twin Engine petrol/electric Plug-in hybrid version, a car that mates 400bhp performance with supermini-style running costs. The two conventional variants will be more rewarding to use if you get a car with the 'Drive Modes Settings' system fitted, which alters throttle, steering and gearshift timings to suit the way you want to drive. The optional air suspension we'd also recommend functions through the same set-up and improves low-speed ride. Whatever spec you choose, there's as much off-road prowess as most owners will want and tarmac handling is assured, crisp and responsive for this class of car.

Overall

This second generation XC90, the first of the brand's modern-era SPA architecture cars, marked a return to Swedish charisma and an emphasis on all the things that the Gothenburg brand does best - cool restrained style, real-world practicality and class-leading safety. To be specific, this is a large luxury SUV with a look and feel that's refreshingly different to that on offer from obvious rivals. A car that'll seat seven adults more comfortably than any other in its segment. And a model that in terms of crash protection, takes its responsibility for your family's safety to a whole new level. This XC90 boasts other important attributes too. The brand's chosen four cylinder 2.0-litre 'Drive-E' engine formula offers everything you need and nothing you don't in this class of car. As a result, if you're looking at a conventional variant like the D5 diesel model that most original buyers chose, you'll find no other AWD rival from this era that's more efficient. Opt instead for the top T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid version and, as we've said, you'll get yourself the world's cleanest and most powerful SUV from this period. Of course, this Volvo's not perfect. There are still sharper-handling choices and more capable off roaders in this sector from this period. In balancing these virtues though, this XC90 set its own class standard and in doing so, established a family benchmark amongst luxury SUVs that rival of its time struggled to match. Company founders Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larson would have liked this car. More importantly though, if you're shopping in this segment, we think you will too.

Volvo XC90 average rating: 4.5/5 (25 reviews)

- 04/10/19, owner of a Volvo XC90 Diesel Estate 2.0 D5 PowerPulse Momentum Pro 5dr AWD Geartronic

User rating: 5/5

User comment:
Excellent, powerful car which enables me to transport my four grandchildren in comfort and safety.

- 14/10/19, owner of a Volvo XC90 Estate 2.0 T5 [250] Momentum Pro 5dr AWD Gtron

User rating: 5/5

User comment:
We are very pleased with our XC90. Everything works well, the seats are so comfortable and we know how safe we are whilst travelling in it. The ride is great, visibility excellent, space endless and great quality throughout.

- 31/10/19, owner of a Volvo XC90 Estate 2.0 T8 [390] Hybrid Inscription Pro 5dr AWD Gtron 22018

User rating: 5/5

User comment:
Delighted with my XC90 T8. It is a luxurious vehicle with all the modern gizzmos a man or woman could possibly want. Service at Doves was first class and frankly the best buying experience of any car dealer I have dealt with.

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