The new 2020 Volvo XC90 is the bellwether of the famous Scandinavian carmaker. This 3-row luxury SUV comes with refined design and elegantly refined features. As the bearer of the five-star safety rating, XC90 standard systems do everything to prevent an unexpected collision. Moreover, with the innovative powertrains and a reasonable price, XC90 shrewdly competes with similar luxury.crossover SUVs.
The competition is on alert now, since the XC90 is the fast-growing SUV.
2020 Volvo XC90 Facelift
The new 2020 Volvo XC90 are getting a mid-generation refresh, for the first time after almost four year. First thing that you notice is the new large grille with a V-shaped emblem in the middle. The T-Shaped LED running lights, also know as „Thor’s Hammer“ and round curvaceous taillight give XC90 gracious look. Wheels comes in the range from 18 to 21 inches. The tailgate is pretty practical, hands-free and power operated, side mirrors are retractable and the door handles are included. Higher trim level will have more unique grille, matte-silver mirror caps, high- gloss exterior bits and octagonal exhaust outlets.
On the inside, Volvo just continues to impress. Famous Swedish minimalist approach is also present in the sophisticated and elegant interior of the new XC90. The dashboard flourish in leather and wood and in the center is 9-inch vertical display. Under the hood, the powerful T8 plug-in hybrid model is, besides the standard T5 2.0-liter turbocharged.
2020 Volvo XC90 Changes
The Swedish automaker making some significant changes on the new 2020 Volvo XC90. Except the exclusive 4-passenger T8 XC90, all the vehicles in line will have three-row/7-passenger seatings.The front seats remains top class, with all the space and comfort. Third row is perfect for kids and cargo area is awesome with seats folded. With higher price you can get Excellence trim with four individual seats, all of them are heated or cooled. Also, seats have a massaging function, just to be sure you’re gonna feel like the king of the world. Moreover, Ongoing Mitigation by Breaking, the new standard safety feature is added.
Volvo XC90 is the safest SUV in the world with 5-star rating by the US NHTSA. Pilot Assist system is making appearance and bring us closer to autonomous driving. This system has ability to steer vehicle and keep it in lanes and also offer adaptive cruise control. Other features includes moonroof, dual-zone climate control, side impact beams, blind spot sensor and lot more. As for audio system, the optional Bower & Wilkins sound system is exemplary of premium,quality sound. 1,400 watts and 19 speakers provides magnificent quality even if you playing music from your phone. This sound system may be quite loud, but if that is a case,you’re just too damn old.
.2020 Volvo XC90 T8 Engine
The upcoming Volvo XC90 will have the T8 Twin Engine plug-in. The electric-motor/gas-engine combination output 400 hp and 472 lb/ft of torque. Depending on the voltage, recharging takes 2.5 up to six hours. For the new model, the gasoline tank has been expanded by over five gallons. That means, the total range for the new model is around 490 miles.
2020 Volvo XC90 Hybrid
The 2020 Volvo XC90 will deliver some truly amazing performance and fuel efficiency. The new way of placing the battery more centrally, along the transmission tunnel also give the Hybrid flawlessly well handling. The new Hybrid model gives you 400 hp of power and five drive modes. The Pure mode mostly rely on the electric engine, thereby it reduces fuel consumption and emission. The gasoline drivetrain is always there as backup, so you don’t have to worry that the power will run out. The Hybrid mode combines the electric motor and the gasoline to give you the performance you need.
The Power mode uses the combined forces at the same time to all four wheels. The transmission, brakes, and steering here are more sport-oriented than in the rest of the modes. The AWD mode improves traction and the Off-Road mode engages an electronically-controlled, limited slip differential function. Drive- mode settings allows you to optimize the XC90 for comfort, efficiency,sportiness and even off-road and adjust it for your needs.
2020 Volvo XC90 Specs
Just to be clear with the pretty confusing Volvo powertrain naming system. The base engine is T5, the uplevel is called T6 and the hybrid plug-in is T8. Now we can go on and say something about them. All versions of the new 2020 Volvo XC90 uses some kind of 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. In the base T5 form, it’s a turbocharger with a 250 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. T5 models comes with the standard front.wheel drive and all-wheel drive is optional. The T6 is supercharged and turbocharged 2.0-liter that makes 316 hp and develops 472 lb-ft of torque. For T6 AWD comes as standard.
The most powerful T8 brings 400 hp and 472 lb-ft of torque, when all is up and running. The T8 Twin Engine of course, comes with the all-wheel drive. Transmission for all models is an 8-speed automatic and an engine start/stop system that cuts power at idle. Furthermore, in the 2020 Volvo XC90 you can shut that system off by default, just swipe left on the touchscreen. This luxurious compact SUV is rated to tow up to 5,000 pounds. EPA city/highway fuel economy for the T5 engine is 21/29 mpg for FWD and 20/27 mpg for AWD. T6 AWD 2.0-liter city/highway fuel economy is 19/26 mpg and for the T8 25 mpg combined and 58 MPGe combined.
2020 Volvo XC90 Price and Release Date
The 2020 Volvo XC90 has a starting price for the base T5 model around $49,000. All-wheel drive, standard on every other model, add $2,500 for the T5. The XC90 T6 begins at $57,000 and the T8 plug-in around $68,000. With these prices, 2020 Volvo XC90 starts under the Audi Q7, Lexus GX, BMW X5, and Land Rover Discovery. Also ,the new model will cost higher than the Acura MDX, Infinity QX60, and Buick Enclave. The release date of the new 2020 Volvo XC90 is expected in the last quartal of the 2019.