What used Volvo S90 saloon will I get for my budget?
Around £26,000 seems to be the entry point for the S90, at the time of writing, this buying you a 2016 car with an average mileage for the year, with a full history, from either an independent or franchised dealer. Up this to between £27,000 and £30,000 and you should find plenty of 2017 full-history cars, all from Volvo dealers, with low mileages and with your choice of engines or trims.
In theory, the most economical S90 is the 2.0-litre T8 petrol-electric hybrid model. This has the stunning claimed average consumption figure of 141.2mpg, with correspondingly impressive 46g/km CO2 emissions figures. However, this will only be achievable in a very few limited circumstances, with its real-world figure being considerably more ordinary. If it fits into your lifestyle, though, it’s worth a look. The 2.0 D4 diesel engine helps the S90 achieve an average claimed 64.2mpg, while the more powerful 2.0 D5 claims 58.9mpg. Cars registered before April 2017 will find their road tax bills low, while it’s worth noting that those registered after that date and costing more than £40,000 when new will attract an extra VED tax until the car is five years old.
Volvo offers a variety of service plans for used cars that can fix the price of parts, labour and oil for up to six years, and this can be paid for on an interest-free monthly basis.