Volvo Xc90

2016 Honda Civic, Mazda CX-3, Volvo XC90 Earn NHTSA's Top Safety Rating

By Matt Schmitz on May 2, 2016


CARS.COM — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a new batch of safety ratings for model-year 2016 vehicles today, with the Honda Civic, Mazda CX-3 and Volvo XC90 faring well. All of those vehicles received overall scores of five… Read More

2016 Honda Civic, Mazda CX-3, Volvo XC90 Earn NHTSA's Top Safety Rating

By Matt Schmitz on May 2, 2016

CARS.COM — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a new batch of safety ratings for model-year 2016 vehicles today, with the Honda Civic, Mazda CX-3 and Volvo XC90 faring well. All of those vehicles received overall scores of five… Read More

Volvo XC90 Versus Audi Q7: Luxury SUVs Go Head-to-Head

By Kelsey Mays and Joe Wiesenfelder on April 20, 2016

CARS.COM — The Audi Q7 and Volvo XC90 went without redesigns for an automotive eternity: nine and 12 model years, respectively. If cars were houseguests, these SUVs were the in-laws that dragged Christmas vacation into February. Related: Follow Our Long-Term… Read More

2016 Volvo XC90 Apple CarPlay Upgrade

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 12, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Volvo has decided to perform a courtesy upgrade on all 2016 Volvo XC90 SUVs to add Apple CarPlay functionality. Vehicles affected by this service bulletin: 2016 Volvo XC90 See More Service Bulletins Corrective action: Dealers will reprogram… Read More

What Gas Mileage Does Our 2016 Volvo XC90 Get After 6,000 Miles?

By Joe Bruzek on April 7, 2016

CARS.COM — Our 2016 Volvo XC90 T6 isn't off to an efficient start. After spending 6,436 miles in Cars.com's long-term fleet, it's averaging 19.3 mpg — short of the T6 model's 20 mpg city and 22 mpg combined rating. The… Read More

Man or Moose? Volvo's Large-Animal Detection Decides, Avoids

By Matt Schmitz on April 4, 2016

CARS.COM — Saving lives through advanced automotive safety technologies is serious business, but when we first heard about Volvo's large-animal detection system, we sniggered a little. After all, the promotional images showing a car avoiding a moose seem slightly comedic… Read More

Volvo Strives for Excellence With High-Luxury XC90 Trim

By Matt Schmitz on March 29, 2016

CARS.COM — If we'd known about the Volvo XC90 Excellence earlier, it almost certainly would've made Cars.com's list of Guilt-Free SUVs — and it definitely would've ranked among the Best Cars for a Netflix and Chill. While maybe not quite as… Read More

How Well Do the Volvo XC90's Safety Systems Work?

By Brian Wong on March 22, 2016

CARS.COM — It's no secret that the Cars.com editors and the 2016 Volvo XC90 are fond of each other. We gave it our Best of 2016 award and then went out and bought one to test for a year, as… Read More

2016 Volvo XC90: We Dive Into Its Enormous Touch-Screen

By Joe Bruzek on March 7, 2016

CARS.COM — There's no way around using the 2016 Volvo XC90's massive touch-screen. As part of Volvo's Sensus multimedia system, it's the main way drivers interact with media, climate, navigation and car settings. You better believe a lot could go… Read More

Volvo, Spotify Partner For In-Car Music App

By Joe Bruzek on February 24, 2016

CARS.COM — Volvo and digital music provider Spotify have teamed to offer an in-car version of the app in the 2016 Volvo XC90 SUV and the automaker's forthcoming S90 sedan and V90 wagon. Volvo's homegrown Spotify music streaming app lives… Read More

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on February 16, 2016

CARS.COM — UPDATED FEB. 16, 2016: Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. It's a short list. More Car Seat Checks In the… Read More