Volvo V90

Volvo V90 review

Manufacturer price from:£38,120
What Car? Target Price:£34,610
Search new deals
Review continues below...

Volvo and estates go together like Ikea and flat pack furniture, and the V90 is the most capacious of its current crop.

It's based on the Swedish carmaker's large executive saloon, the S90, and while it's actually a couple of centimetres shorter than that car (for styling reasons), the V90 still has a large boot behind its five seats. Engine choices are a pair of 2.0-litre diesels, a 2.0-litre petrol or a powerful petrol-electric plug-in hybrid.

The V90's executive car roots mean it’s priced against premium models from the likes of Audi, BMW and Mercedes, namely the established and very capable A6 Avant , the 5 Series Touring and the Mercedes E-Class Estate.

Buyers of these sort of estates aren’t just looking for space; they also want a comfortable ride, a sharp drive, strong engines and generous levels of luxury and equipment.

Read on over the next few pages to see if the Volvo V90 cuts it in these areas, and to get our in-depth impressions, along with our recommendations for which trim level and engine to choose.

 

open the gallery16 Images
Trims
There are 13 trims available for the V90 estate. Click to see details.See all versions
Momentum
Most people will choose entry-level Momentum trim, and it’s easy to see why; LED headli...
View trim
Fuel Petrol, Diesel
What Car? Target Price from
£34,610
Average Saving £3,510
View Trim
R DESIGN
We are yet to try out this variant...
View trim
Fuel Diesel, Petrol
What Car? Target Price from
£36,872
Average Saving £3,748
View Trim
Momentum Pro
We are yet to try out this variant...
View trim
Fuel Petrol, Diesel
What Car? Target Price from
£37,099
Average Saving £3,772
View Trim
Inscription
Stepping up to Inscription brings an even higher level of cabin quality helped by a lea...
View trim
Fuel Diesel, Petrol
What Car? Target Price from
£37,551
Average Saving £3,819
View Trim
Cross Country
We are yet to try out this variant...
View trim
Fuel Diesel, Petrol
What Car? Target Price from
£39,044
Average Saving £3,976
View Trim
Momentum Plus
We have not written anything about this yet...
View trim
Fuel Petrol, Diesel
What Car? Target Price from
£39,320
View Trim
R DESIGN Pro
We are yet to try out this variant...
View trim
Fuel Diesel, Petrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid, Petrol
What Car? Target Price from
£39,859
Average Saving £4,061
View Trim
Inscription Pro
We are yet to try out this variant...
View trim
Fuel Diesel, Petrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid, Petrol
What Car? Target Price from
£40,538
Average Saving £4,133
View Trim
Cross Country Pro
We are yet to try out this variant...
View trim
Fuel Diesel, Petrol
What Car? Target Price from
£42,121
Average Saving £4,299
View Trim
R DESIGN Plus
We have not written anything about this yet...
View trim
Fuel Diesel, Petrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid, Petrol
What Car? Target Price from
£42,770
View Trim
Inscription Plus
We have not written anything about this yet...
View trim
Fuel Petrol, Petrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid, Diesel
What Car? Target Price from
£43,520
View Trim
Cross Country Plus
We have not written anything about this yet...
View trim
Fuel Diesel, Petrol
What Car? Target Price from
£46,470
View Trim
Cross Country Ocean Race
We are yet to try out this variant...
View trim
Fuel Diesel, Petrol
What Car? Target Price from
£46,963
Average Saving £4,807
View Trim

Also consider