2018 Volvo XC90 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$43,597 - $76,984
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
27 City / HWY
Horsepower
250-400
Seats
4-7
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$43,597 - $76,984
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
27 City / HWY
Horsepower
250-400
Seats
4-7

Ranks #10 By Owner Reviews

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.6 Overall Score
Performance 4.5 Comfort 4.6 Styling 4.6 Value 4.6

Editor's Overview

The Volvo XC90 is the Swedish automaker's flagship SUV, and a flagship in general for advanced driver assistance, active-safety features and technology. As such, the XC90 is a legitimate rival to the Acura MDX, BMW X5, Audi Q7 and Infiniti QX60. Issues to be aware of are the finicky touch-based infotainment system and T8 Plug-in Hybrid model's powertrain refinement.

Volvo XC90 Models & Trims

Momentum $43,597 - $48,878*
Horsepower: 250 hp - 400 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4, Turbo/Supercharger Gas/Electric I-4, Turbo/Supercharger Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Leather, Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8, 22 X 9 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
R-Design $44,962 - $50,565*
Horsepower: 250 hp - 400 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4, Turbo/Supercharger Gas/Electric I-4, Turbo/Supercharger Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Leather, Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 20 X 9, 22 X 9 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
Inscription $52,898 - $59,817*
Horsepower: 316 hp - 400 hp
Engine Type: Turbo/Supercharger Gas/Electric I-4, Turbo/Supercharger Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 20 X 9, 22 X 9 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
Excellence $69,278 - $76,984*
Horsepower: 400 hp
Engine Type: Turbo/Supercharger Gas/Electric I-4
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 21 X 9 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

4.86

22 Reviews

86% 14% 3 star 0% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

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

Volvo, not just for soccer moms. Living the dream in Oregon.

The performance of the Volvo surpasses my highest expectation. It rides so smooth, fast and with a great turning radius. The black leather interior is so comfortable and the trim finishes are very classy. I do not like the ignition but find the technology of the screen on the dash easy to use and extremely functional. There is plenty of space for the kids and bags. I enjoy the very large moon/sun roof.

- Bernice E

of the best and attractive

It is large and familiar Inside, a spasome cabin, has the best natural materials, is combined with a technology that is intuitive to use. In motion, engines that are powerful, quiet and efficient allow fluid progress. This luxurious and minimalist aesthetic is the essence of modern Scandinavian design. This is my idea of ​​luxury.

- marcus m

The safety features are fantastic. It practically drives itself.

I love the convenience and safety-features on my Volvo. Why does not every car company offer a middle row with a built-in booster seat option? Genius, and so fabulous for my family. I also love that I can open the hatch with my foot, and my car senses the key and opens automatically for me. Just the best car I have ever had!

- Melissa J

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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
$43,597 - $48,878
$44,962 - $50,565

Horsepower

Horsepower
250 - 400 hp
250 - 400 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L 16V I4 Supercharged Turbo Drive
2.0L 16V Inline 4
2.0L 16V I4 Supercharged Turbo Drive
2.0L 16V Inline 4
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Standard
Standard

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Standard
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

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

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.9 in.
40.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.9 in.
38.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37 in.
37 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 in.
38.5 in.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
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
Standard
Standard

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather, Premium Synthetic
Leather, Premium Synthetic

Passengers

Passengers
5 - 7
5 - 7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Standard
Standard

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear 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 Liftgate

Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Standard
Standard

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Standard
Standard

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/55HR19
P275/35HR22

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
117.5 in.
117.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.7 - 39.7 ft.
39.7 ft.

Width

Width
79.1 in.
79.1 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
4394 - 5059 .lbs
4394 - 5059 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
250 hp
250 hp

Torque

Torque
472 ft. lbs.
472 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
4000 - 5000 .lbs
4000 - 5000 .lbs

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
400 - 500 .lbs
400 - 500 .lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Standard
Standard

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

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

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal.
13.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 mpg
25 mpg

City

City
25 mpg
25 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
25 mpg

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Optional

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional
Optional

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary 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

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
Standard
Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Standard
Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard

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

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
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