Volvo S90 review

Category: Executive car

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:hybrid
Available colours:
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RRP £55,190What Car? Target Price from£52,464

Introduction

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If you’re bored of the big, Germanic luxury saloons, the Volvo S90 could be the breath of fresh, crisp, Scandinavian air that you’ve been looking for. It's a luxury saloon that shares it underpinnings (and much of its interior) with the V90 estate and XC90 SUV.

And if you're interested in saving the planet, cheap company car tax, or even both, this might be the car for you. Why? Well, since 2020 Volvo has dropped diesel and petrol-only engines from the S90 range, and it's now available exclusively with a 2.0-litre petrol-electric plug-in hybrid system. It also dropped some of the trims, rationalising them down to just two. 

The S90 is pitched against premium models from the German Brands, including the Audi A6, the highly capable BMW 5 Series, and the Mercedes E-Class, as well as the British contingent, the Jaguar XF.

Buyers of large luxury saloons are a demanding bunch; they expect a comfortable ride, superb refinement, and generous levels of luxury equipment. Is the S90 good enough in those areas to tempt buyers away from its rivals? Read on over the next few pages to find out.

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At a glance

Number of trims2 see more
Available fuel typeshybrid
MPG range across all versions165.9 - 165.9
Avaliable doors options4
Warranty3 years / 60000 miles

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