2011 Volvo XC90 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$9,655 - $48,000
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
16 City / 22 HWY
Horsepower
235-311
Seats
7
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$9,655 - $48,000
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
16 City / 22 HWY
Horsepower
235-311
Seats
7

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

You'll Like The 2011 Volvo XC90 If...

If you only occasionally use a third-row seat and you place a higher value on safety and comfort than projecting a flashy image, the 2011 Volvo XC90 deserves to be near the top of your car shopping list.

Volvo XC90 Models & Trims

I6 $9,655 - $11,986*
Horsepower: 235 hp
Engine Type: Gas I6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 x 7, 19 x 8 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
I6 R-Design $10,779 - $13,354*
Horsepower: 235 hp
Engine Type: Gas I6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 19 x 8, 20 x 8 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
V8 $48,000*
Horsepower: 311 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 x 7, 19 x 8 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.27

11 Reviews

45% 36% 18% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

The Volvo XC90 2011 is incredibly family friendly and safe.

I love the safety aspect of my vehicle. It drives like a tank and stops quickly when needed. I also love the space-we can fit 2 kids, 2 large dogs and 2 weeks worth of clothes in it. I do not like the lack of pick up in the engine, and the technology is a bit outdated.

- Meghan L

My car has needed very little maintenance and runs very well.

I love the size of my XC90, plenty of room for kids and adults to go on car trips. I also like that the dashboard is not over the top with technology. It's easy to drive. My one dislike is gas mileage, driving in city is not great.

- Jenny M

This Volvo is a safe SUV for the family.

This SUV is very Safe, extremely comfortable, pretty fast with get up and go, reliable. The safety features are incredible. However, gas is a bit expensive.

- Michelle D

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$9,655 - $11,986
$10,779 - $13,354

Horsepower

Horsepower
235 hp
235 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.2L DOHC 24
3.2L DOHC 24
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Standard
Standard

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
41 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.7 in.
39.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.6 in.
34.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.4 in.
38.4 in.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

AC

AC
Standard
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
7
7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Standard
Standard

3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
Standard
Standard

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P255/50R19
P255/45/20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.6 in.
112.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40 ft.
40 ft.

Length

Length
189.3 in.
189.3 in.

Width

Width
74.7 in.
74.7 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
4751 .lbs
4751 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
235 hp
235 hp

Torque

Torque
236 ft. lbs.
236 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
397 .lbs
397 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Straight 6 Cylinder
Straight 6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.1 gal.
21.1 gal.

Combined

Combined
19 mpg
19 mpg

City

City
16 mpg
16 mpg

Highway

Highway
22 mpg
22 mpg

Suspension

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Not Available
Standard

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Optional
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Standard
Standard

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings