Thirteen years since it was introduced in the Indian market, Volvo finally released its 2nd Generation Volvo XC90 in 2014. The muscular styling and flared wheels gives the car a much more modern look than the last generation. The bi-xenon headlamps, fog lamps and headlights' levelling add a lot to the exterior. The cabin has a cockpit style control panel that makes it easy for the driver to access. The leather used is premium quality. The interiors are spacious. The handles have a silver finish. The storage boot is quite spacious and the cabin has utilities like cup holders, ticket holders and a console box.

You can get the Volvo XC90 in three different engines - 3.2 AWD, V8 AWD and D5 AWD. 3.2 AWD is a petrol engine with 3192cc capacity. The V8 AWD is a petrol engine that offers a capacity of 4414cc. The diesel engine is the D5 AWD that has a capacity of 2400cc. These engines are further enhanced by Variable Valve Timing & Variable intake system and Common Rail Direct Injection Fuel supply system that offers better performance and fuel efficiency.

The speaker system deserves a special mention as it is a Bower & Wilkins audio system and the speaker design used is low-distortion. Advanced blind spot information system, roll stability control, antilock brakes and traction control ensures safe driving.

Close competitors are Audi Q7 and Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, but Volvo XC90 offers a more affordable SUV compared them.

Volvo XC90 comes in a total of 3 variants:

Volvo XC90 Petrol Variants

1. Volvo XC90 3.2 AWD

2. Volvo XC90 V8 AWD

Volvo XC90 Diesel Variants

1. Volvo XC90 D5 AWD

Variants Ex-Showroom Price
54.64 Lakhs Get on road price
Variants Ex-Showroom Price
47.16 Lakhs Get on road price


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Our Verdict

The Volvo XC90 luxury SUV is a good combination of competence, style, safety and equipment. And the new generation XC90 is a practical, well-powered family vehicle, a 7-seater with good boot space. And with this SUV, Volvo is thinking differently by appealing to a niche audience, they are offering a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine which some people would like and may put off core SUV lovers as it seems more of a soft roader and not an off-roader. But either way, Volvo places itself in the premium SUV segment delivering a thoughtful vehicle that is safe, spacious, efficient and perfect for the family.