Volvo is known to produce vehicles that are able to withstand challenging terrain through their sturdy build, despite how luxurious they are from the inside. Keeping to their core values and vision in mind, they introduced yet another great vehicle, the new 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country. It is built to be an all-road and all-weather vehicle that gives the passengers a comfortable and engaging driving experience.
Here is a complete review of the 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country in terms of exterior and interior design, technological features and performance.
Exterior Design of the 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country
The first look at the new Volvo V90, car enthusiasts will notice the statement wheels that make the V90 look really impressive. These wheels are designed to be all-weather and all-terrain with an impressive ground clearance.
Taking a step back for a full view, the Volvo V90 definitely has a sense of confidence and control compared to the previous versions which is particularly reflected in the large front fascia. The grille is normal sized and accompanied with big air intakes flanking it on the sides. The charcoal wheel arch and the front skid pad gives the overall design an elegant and rugged good looks.
This crossover has a sporty feel to it along with its hatchback style. On the sides, the Volvo V90 has a sculpted finish for a sleek design while the back features taillights that come to meet the D-pillar with style. The signature shoulders of this crossover retains the Volvo charm in it to bring the distinct Cadillac Escalade loo. Furthermore, for off-road adventure needs, the subtle yet sturdy full length roof rails provide the best support and storage capacity for any adventure enthusiast.
Sophisticated Interior of the V90 Cross Country
Showcasing the epitome of Scandinavian engineering, the interior of this new Volvo Cross Country vehicle depicts harmonious elegance. All its components works smoothly to give you an ideal form and functionality. It is a perfect vehicle for the driver as the cabin is made around the drivers comfort and convenience.
The cabin is spacious and comfortable, the front seats are heated and also sport Power Drive Seat with memory feature. These seats also have power side bolsters and lumber support while the rear seats have foldable feature in order to increase storage or luggage space.
The seats come in all-leather feature along with options including Amber Leather in Charcoal Interior, Blonde Leather in Blonde/Charcoal Interior and Charcoal Leather in Charcoal Interior.
The interior also has ClearZone filters that keep the environment of the interior clean and pollutant free. In order to give a natural feel in the cabin, it features a powered panoramic glass roof, but to keep things even more comfortable, there is a 2 zone electronic climate system as well.
The most amazing element of the interior is the great storage system in the form of front door bins and second seat row pockets.
Performance of the Volvo V90 Cross Country
The 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country comes with T6 supercharged, turbocharged engine that is capable of producing 316 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. This supercharged, turbocharged engine is paired with an 8 speed Geartronic Automatic transmission. The V90 is recorded to cover 0-100 Km/h in 5.9 seconds. The top speed of this crossover is recorded to be 250 Km/h.
Being a Cross Country vehicle, it has a fuel economy that is noteworthy. It has a fuel economy of 22 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. The fuel tank capacity is 15.9 gallons and towing capacity of 3,500 lbs.
Technological and Safety Features
With such powerful capabilities come advanced safety and technological features for the new Volvo V90. The technological features are mostly displayed on the dashboard, specifically the instrument panel. There is a 12-inch driver center display through which you can control everything including your infotainment system as well as climate control system. There are hardly any buttons on the center console as everything can be managed through the adaptive touch screen.
In order to make things easier, the voice control feature lets you control everything in the cabin without you letting go of the steering wheel. Some of the standard features include SiriusXM Satellite Radio and High Performance Audio System with 10 speakers, along with some optional features like Premium Sound by Bowers & Wilkins with 12 channel amplifier, 1400 W output and 19 speakers.
Coming to the safety features, there are standard as well as advanced features present in this model. Following are some worth mentioning:
- Electronic Stability Control
- Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection
- City Safety Collision Avoidance Technology
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Run-Off Road Mitigation
Availability and Price of the 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country in the UAE
The 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country is available in the UAE, however with its various trim levels, the price of the vehicle varies. The trim levels include T5 Momentum, T6 Momentum Highline and T6 Inscription Highline. The lowest base price include AED 180,000 and the highest price can go up to AED 259,900.
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