The 2017 Volvo XC90 is back with an updated driver assistance system, more apps and a new high-end trim. Volvo is one of the most trusted Western car manufacturers, and their luxury midsize SUV is only one of their reliable vehicles. Swedish engineering stands tall in the face of critics, who applaud the powerful engine and lush interior. The engine is a turbo- and super-charged 2.0-liter four cylinder monster that gives you more than enough go. Every trim gets the same mileage because they all use the same engine, and the mpg they get is more than decent. Fuel efficiency comes in at 20/25 mpg city/highway, which is moderate for the
The base model, the Momentum, comes standard with features that include heated door mirrors, power rear liftgate, power moonroof, and automatic temperature control. An integrated navigation system and emergency communication system that come standard can boost driver confidence, increasing safety. The R-Design is the sportier trim. This trim is almost identically equipped with the same features as the Inscription, but has a different aesthetic more tuned toward drivers who want the look of a sporty SUV without the baggage.
The Inscription trim has a spacious cabin, 9-inch Sensus touchscreen, and all the features of lower-tier trims. The Inscription is the only trim eligible to add on generous packages like the Vision package that has a blind spot monitor and 360 degree camera. Also available is the Climate or Convenience packages that can add features such as head-up display, heated steering wheel, or parking assist. The Excellence trim ramps up the luxury with two rear-seating captains chairs with footrests, a touchscreen controller, heated and cooled cupholders, folding trays and heated, ventilated seats with massage features. The top-tier trim also gets 21-inch wheels, a more stylish exterior trim and enhanced leather upholstery. Take our quiz to find out which one of these amazing trims is right for you.