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Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90 was by far the biggest news ever from Volvo when it was unveiled at the Detriot Auto Show in the beginning of 2002. The Volvo XC90 is a relatively compact SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle)

Volvo XC90 is the most flexible car ever built by Volvo. It seats up to seven passengers, all with equal safety, regardless of where in the car they are riding. Volvo XC90 drives lika car, but loads like a wagon, thanks to generous inner height and the easily accessible boot with the split folding tailgate, rather like the tailgate of the classic Volvo P220 Amazon Estate from 1962.

The Volvo XC90 was launched in early 2002 as the first purpose-built SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) to come from Volvo Cars. It is also Volvo’s first seven-seat car since the 1940s. The Volvo XC90 has electronically controlled All-Wheel Drive. It has the capacity to forge ahead on very poor roads, but is primarily intended as a spacious passenger car with excellent driving manners, immense safety and intelligent versatility.

Five-door SUV – a crossover model that combines the passenger car’s comfort and comfort with excellent get-you-there ability and flexibility. The Volvo XC90 is designed to give a robust yet at the same time compact and elegant impression. It is built as a passenger car, with a unitary body and the same type of chassis as that found in Volvo’s sedan models – unlike some other SUV models that are built on a truck chassis. The Volvo XC90 comes with five or seven seats, depending on specification. The passenger compartment is very spacious, thanks not least to Volvo’s modern powertrain concept with transverse engine installation. The seats are placed high to give the driver a commanding view over the traffic and the passengers a comfortable seating position. All the passenger seats can be folded. The tailgate is divided into an upper and a lower section. This makes the Volvo XC90 a very flexible and versatile car. The top model in the range is the exclusive Volvo XC90 Executive, which features equipment and comfort of exceptional quality.

Below are links to various Volvo XC90 pages and web sites that hold a wealth of general and technical information on the Volvo XC90.

Model background history

Volvo XC90 Brochures These contain technical and general specifications.

Electronic AWD Brochure 269Kb. Dated 2002

XC90 Executive

XC90 In-Car DVD

XC90 Chassis and Powertrain

XC90 New Generation SUV

XC90 Next Generation SUV

2003 XC90 New Features

XC90 Next-Generation SUV

Volvo 2003 USA Photos, Specifications, Prices and Options for the 2003 year models.

Volvo Brochure

Press Information on the 2003 XC90

XC90 Owners Manuals

Volvo Brochure More in-depth than above, with specifications.

XC90 2003 UK Full details of UK XC90 2003 model year

Press Information on the 2003 XC90

XC90 Full Specifications Dated April 2003

Accessories for the current range of cars.

Technical specifications Dated September 2004

Technical Specifications for 2005 Model Year Cars

XC90 2006 Model Year.

Technical Specifications for 2006 Model Year Cars

XC90 2006 Model Year USA.

XC90 2007 Model Year.

XC90 2007 Model Year UK Specs.

XC90 Sport.

Full product specifications for 2007 Model Year Cars

Body styling for the Volvo XC90

XC90 2008 Model Year Prices and Specifications (PDF)

XC90 2008 Model Year UK (PDF)

XC90 2008 Model Year USA (PDF)

XC90 2009 Model Year UK Prices and Specifications (PDF) (Pub: May 2008)

XC90 2009 Model Year UK Prices and Specifications (PDF) (Pub: August 2008)

XC90 2009 Model Year Ocean Race UK Prices and Specifications (PDF) (Pub: August 2008)

XC90 2009 Model Year UK Specifications and Prices (PDF) (January 2009)

XC90 2009 Model Year US Specifications

XC90 2010 Model Year

XC90 2011 Model Year

XC90 2012 Model Year

XC90 2013 Model Year

XC90 2014 Model Year

XC90 2015 Model Year

XC90 2016 Model Year

XC90 2017 Model Year

New 2018 Volvo XC60 and 90 refreshed interface.

XC90 2018 Model Year

XC90 2019 Model Year

Volvo SPA Chassis Factsheet.

Drive-E Factsheet T8 Twin Engine.

Vehicle Dynamics Factsheet CMA.

Volvo Press Videos.

Volvo XC90 2016 Technical Specifications.

Volvo XC90 2017 Technical Specifications.

Volvo XC90 2018 Technical Specifications.

Volvo XC90 2019 Technical Specifications.

Volvo XC90 2020 Technical Specifications.

Volvo XC90 2020 Technical Specifications (Alt 2).

Volvo XC90 2021 Technical Specifications.

Volvo XC90 Model Year 2022 Specifications.

Volvo EX90 Press Releases.

Volvo EX90 Specifications. (PDF)

Volvo XC90 Specs and Prices Model Year 2024 Edition 4.

Volvo XC90

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