With full specification details and prices now released, and nearly 700 orders already taken, the new Volvo XC90's innovative features, style and value are making a big impact on the premium Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) market - even before it's officially launched in October*!
The premium, standard specification for the XC90 D5 S (£28,400) and T6 S (£31,640) puts some of its more expensive rivals to shame, and includes:
Upgrading to the XC90 D5 SE or T6 SE (£30,400 or £33,640 respectively) offers even more luxury:
In addition, for customers wanting a little bit more style or comfort there is an interesting array of optional equipment, including:
Comparing the XC90's specification and price against its other premium rivals proves how competitive Volvo's SUV is:
|Make||Volvo XC90||BMW X5||Mercedes M-Class||Jeep Grand Cherokee|
|Model||D5 S||3.0D||ML270||2.7 CRD|
|� (on the road)||£28,400||£33,145||£28,795||£29,295|
|7 forward facing seats||ü||x||x||x|
|Inflatable Curtain (side)||ü (3 rows)||Front seats only||ü (2 rows)||x|
|Audio system||CD,8 speakers||Cassette, 6 speakers||Cassette, 6 speakers||CD, 8 speakers|
|ECC with AQS**||ü||ü||A/C||ECC|
|Self levelling suspension||ü||üf||ü||x|
* Whiplash protection system
** Electronic Climate Control with Air Quality System
As the first of the next generation of SUVs, Volvo's smart, innovative design and packaging gives its XC90 the benefit of extra space, versatility and style over its rivals with useful features such as:
XC90 dimensions compared to rivals:
|XC90||BMW X5||Mercedes M-Class||Jeep Grand Cherokee|
|Ground clearance (mm)||218||182||204||210|
|Towing capacity (kg)||2250||2300||2650||3500|
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