Volvo XC90 2.0 T8 Recharge PHEV Inscription Pro 5dr AWD Auto Review

Category: Luxury SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £75,190What Car? Target Price£71,099
Review

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.

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Inscription Pro follows the theme of adding extra luxuries on top of what you get with regular Inscription trim. Those extras include ventilated and massaging front seats, adaptive air suspension and 21in alloy wheels.

The T8 hybrid’s combination of a petrol engine and electric motor makes it properly quick and easily the fastest XC90 of the lot, racing from 0-62mph in just 5.8sec. It shoots away from a standstill with some urgency and follows up with enough surge for easy overtaking at faster speeds. It also has a similar electric-only range to other plug-in hybrid rivals, such as the Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid and Range Rover Sport P400e


Key information

Doors5
Seats7
0-62 MPH5.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

100.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

316

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

61

g/km

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