Volvo V90 Cross Country 2.0 B5P Inscription 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 £49,045What Car? Target Price£45,348
Review

Unless you must have the body cladding and extra ride height of the V90 Cross Country, most buyers would be better off with a regular V90 as it’s not just sharper to drive, but more comfortable, too. And if you really have your heart set on a high-riding estate car, we’d advise you take a look at the fantastic Audi A6 Allroad – from the way it drives to its punchier performance and extra boot space, it has the V90 Cross Country licked.

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Range-topping Inscription trim brings 19in alloy wheels and an even more upmarket interior with nappa leather, an electrically adjustable passenger seat, adaptive headlights, LED foglights with cornering function, a crystal gear knob, ambient lighting and heated washer nozzles.

With 247bhp and a 0-62mph time of 6.6sec, it’s certainly not slow, but you do still have to rev this engine quite hard if you want to make rapid progress. Ultimately, both B4s and the Recharge T6 plug-in hybrid make more sense.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

723

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

159

g/km

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