Volvo XC90 2.0 B6P Ultimate Dark 5dr AWD Geartronic Review

Category: Luxury SUV

Section: Version review

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  • Volvo XC90 2022 interior infotainment
  • Volvo XC90 2022 front cornering
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  • Volvo XC90 2022 front static off road
  • Volvo XC90 2022 PHEV charging socket
  • Volvo XC90 2022 interior driver display
  • Volvo XC90 2022 boot open
  • Volvo XC90 2022 front right tracking
  • Volvo XC90 2022 rear right tracking
  • Volvo XC90 2022 interior dashboard
  • Volvo XC90 2022 interior front seats
  • Volvo XC90 2022 interior infotainment
  • Volvo XC90 2022 front cornering
  • Volvo XC90 2022 front right tracking
  • Volvo XC90 2022 front left static
  • Volvo XC90 2022 rear left static
  • Volvo XC90 2022 front static off road
  • Volvo XC90 2022 PHEV charging socket
  • Volvo XC90 2022 interior driver display
  • Volvo XC90 2022 boot open
RRP £77,495What Car? Target Price£70,912
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

The Volvo XC90 is a fine luxury SUV that combines a high quality, spacious and versatile interior with plenty of kit and top-notch safety credentials. The Audi Q7 is still a better overall package, though, and don't rule out the Land Rover Defender if you're happy with something slightly more rugged.

With 296bhp, this supercharged 2.0-litre petrol packs a real punch. 0-62mph takes just 6.7 seconds and it feels noticeably less strained than the B5 when packed to the hilt with people and luggage. However, to extract this performance, you do have to rev it rather hard, which feels at odds with the XC90s relaxed nature. Ultimately, the diesel is a better fit for the XC90 thanks to its extra urgency at low revs.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats7
0-62 MPH6.7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

30

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

302

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

214

g/km