From Volvo Press: The Volvo XC90 is a successful car, with a range of innovations that has elevated the segment into an entirely new dimension, resulting in segment leading sales in main SUV markets.
Over time, Volvo Cars has refined the XC90 to boost its competitiveness and with the R-design concept with specially tuned sport chassis, Inscription for a sophisticated interior and all the safety features available it is a premium SUV. The acclaimed seven-seater has been injected with more sophisticated lines and materials and an even more rewarding driving experience without compromising demands on safety and environmental properties.
The efficient top-of-the-line 315 horsepower V8 petrol engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and is the most compact V8 in its class. Advanced emission control featuring four catalytic converters reduces harmful emissions beyond the standards required byt current legislation, such as Euro 4 and California's ULEV II, making this V8 among the cleanest in its class.
The in-line six-cylinder 3.2-litre naturally aspirated engine has been upgraded and features an improved crankshaft and less internal friction. It now offers 243 hp and maximum torque is 320 Nm. It meets the Euro 5 legislation.
The Volvo XC90 can also be specified with the high-performance D5 engine that produces 185 horsepowers and 400 Nm of torque.
There is also a front-wheel drive (FWD) 2.4 five-cylinder D3 turbodiesel with 163 hp available.