2016 Volvo XC90 Price, Release Date

The 2016 Volvo XC90 is a large seven-seat luxury SUV that has received a comprehensive redesign since the launch of its predecessor in the year 2002. The complete new redesign is packed with new features, new styling and new technology to enhance improved driving experience. There are three trim levels of the 2016 Volvo XC90 are; Base Momentum, Sporty R-Design, and Plush Inscription.

2016 Volvo XC90 front view

2016 Volvo XC90 – Exterior and Interior

The standard exterior features available for the 2016 Volvo XC90 momentum model include 19-inch alloy wheels, heated mirrors, roof rails, fog lights, and a panoramic sunroof. From the inside, the seven passengers SUV seats are leather wrapped and the 8-way heated power front seats with lumbar support, driver memory settings provide comfortable drive experience to the driver and the front passenger. The 40/20/40-split second-row seats with slide and recline capability and a third row with 50/50 split capability are available. The additional advanced technology features include; a navigation system, a 9-inch touch screen display, voice controls, Bluetooth and audio connectivity, auxiliary audio input, IPod/USB audio interface, Smartphone integration app and a 10-speaker sound system connected to a satellite radio.

The R-Design 2016 Volvo XC90 model additional features include 20-inch alloy wheels, a unique grille, and accents, LED adaptive headlights, LED daytime running headlights and an automatic high-beam control. The interior features for this model include; Upgraded leather-wrapped Sports seats with power thing support, illuminated step plates, aluminum mesh cabin accents, a digital gauge cluster display, a sport steering wheel with shift paddles and added interior illumination. For the high-end trim level, the Inscription is similar to the R-Design, but the style of wheels, exterior, and interior trims are unique.

There are several packages that are grouped according to the options they serve. Momentum Plus packages include; LED lights that provide high automatic high beams, illuminated step plates, LED running lights, added interior illumination and digital gauge cluster display.

Climate package includes features such as a heated windshield, heated second-row, heated steering wheel and windshield washer nozzles.

The Vision Package features include; side mirrors, power-folding auto-dimming side mirrors, blind-spot monitoring, a surround-view parking camera system and cross-traffic alert.

Available standard exterior colors are; Ice White, Twilight Bronze Metallic, Luminous Sand Metallic, Bright Silver Metallic, Magic Blue Metallic, Osmium Grey Metallic, Seville Grey Metallic an Ember Black Metallic. Also, the available interior colors include; Charcoal, Amber, Blond and Charcoal Leather.

Safety Measures

The standard safety features installed in 2016 Volvo XC90 include; stability and traction control, antilock brakes, full-length side curtain airbags, front seat side-impact airbags anti-whiplash front seats. A new unique feature about this vehicle is what is known as the “Run-Off-Road Protection” the seats automatically tighten up in the case the vehicle goes off the road. The seat cushions are also designed to absorb impacts that may arise when the vehicle hits down hard on its suspension.

2016 Volvo XC90 interior

2016 Volvo XC90 – Engine and Performance

The 2016 Volvo XC90 is fitted with a new turbocharged and supercharged 2.0 L 4-cylinder Drive-E engine that produces a maximum output power of 316 Hp and develops a torque of 295 lb-ft and is connected to a 8-speed automatic transmission that help deliver efficient performance. The Fuel Economy Ratings provided by the EPA are 20 mpg while in the city and 25 mpg while on the express highway.

2016 Volvo XC90 rear view

2016 Volvo XC90 – Price and Release Date

The prices of the Momentum R-Design and Inscription are $50,000, $54,000 and $55,500 respectively. The SUV will be available to the market by the end of the last quarter of the year 2015 (2015 Fall).

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