The 2015 Volvo XC90 is a luxury seven-seat crossover SUV that comes in two trim levels: 3.2 and 3.2 sporty R-Design. Available with front-wheel drive or four-wheel, the XC90 has a line six-cylinder engine of 3.2 rated for 240 horsepower liters. It is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The 2015 Volvo XC90 is completely redesigned with a new look, a new body structure and more efficient propulsion system.
2015 Volvo XC90 Introduction
The 2015 Volvo XC90 marks the first full redesign of the truck since its debut in 2003. That made the old version outgoing standards today – models usually visit the surgeon about every five years. Advanced Security and sober style have long been the strengths of Volvo, but the rapidly changing and expanding field of large crossover SUV class meant that the old XC90 was no longer the hip, icon bullet was once .
The2015 Volvo XC90, however, Volvo gets back in the game. The most energetic style, with its larger grille, aggressive lower air intakes and slimmer headlights, manages to be modern without losing its identity as a Volvo. A redesigned interior combines leather, wood and even glass of Swedish glass for a cabin with a high sense of luxury, a theme further enhanced by an audio system Bowers & Wilkins available with 19 speakers.
2015 Volvo XC90 Engine
Under the hood, the 2015 Volvo XC90 receives new four-cylinder engine of the company that is both supercharged and turbocharged. Make 316 hp in this application, which comes with a eight-speed automatic transmission. There will be a plug-in hybrid based on the same engine version that Volvo says will make 400 hp, accelerates from zero to 60 mph in about 6.5 seconds and be able to cover 25 miles on electric power alone. Although official figures are not yet available, fuel economy for hybrid plug-in might be better than any other seven-passenger crossover – luxury or otherwise.
Of course, the 2015 Volvo XC90 has the latest Volvo safety. Detection of impending frontal collision with automatic braking is standard and now includes a function that applies the brakes when the driver tries to turn in front of an oncoming car, and at an intersection. Another subsystem seatbelts and using seat cushions shock absorbent tighten – to reduce possible spinal injuries – if the XC90 off off the road.
However, shopping for premium seven passenger crossover brand has plenty of options. Of the major contenders, the Acura MDX has a solid performance, precise handling and a lot of high end features. That is also true for the BMW X5, which also offers a choice of diesel engine, while the Infiniti QX60 can have with a hybrid powertrain. For a crossover with more space, the Buick Enclave and Mercedes-Benz GL-Class both boast exceptionally spacious interiors with seats in the third row of the adult friendly. But the 2015 Volvo XC90, reinvented and revitalized, should be prominent for the 2015 model year.
2015 Volvo XC90 Driving Impressions
We still have to drive the 2015 Volvo XC90 or XC90 plug-in hybrid, but doing so will update this review. That said, if the 2015 Volvo XC90 – which is one of our top recommended compact luxury crossovers that also uses the same engine as the 2015 Volvo XC90 – is any indication, ship flagship SUV crossover Volvo must be a solid team and comfortable cruise.