Volvo V90 Cross Country 2.0 B4P Momentum 5dr Auto Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Volvo V90 Cross Country 2021 Front 3/4 tracking
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RRP £42,045What Car? Target Price£39,501
Review

There is a lot to enjoy in owning a Volvo V90 Cross Country. It's quiet and rides very well, making it great for long-distance travel, the interior is rather beautifully finished, it's very spacious, particularly in the back seats, and it's fantastically well equipped. However, it's a lot more money than the standard V90, it depreciates alarmingly quickly, and overall the BMW 5 Series Touring is a better estate car.

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This may be the entry-level trim, but we reckon it’s all you need. Dual-zone climate control, a powered tailgate with gesture control, LED headlights, front and rear parking sensors, a rear-view camera, leather seats, heated front seats, keyless entry and start, automatic lights and wipers and a well-specified infotainment system all come as standard.

If you’re dead set against a diesel but can't stretch to the Recharge T6 plug-in hybrid, this 194bhp turbocharged 2.0-litre petrol is a fine option – indeed, it's our pick. It's pretty quick in a straight line (0-62mph takes 7.9sec) and officially it's capable of averaging around 40mpg, but you'll need to drive it very carefully to hit that in the real world.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

714

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

158

g/km

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