2020 Volvo XC90

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$48,350

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2020 Volvo XC90
2020 Volvo XC90

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Ride quality with air suspension
  • Interior quality, design
  • Multimedia system usability
  • Visibility
  • Seat comfort

The bad:

  • Gas pedal lag
  • Body roll
  • Steering feel
  • Third-row access

5 trims

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Notable features

  • Revised front styling
  • Three-row luxury SUV
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Supercharged and turbocharged engine available
  • Plug-in hybrid drivetrain available
  • Pilot Assist driver-assist system

2020 Volvo XC90 review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2020 Volvo XC90?

The XC90 is Volvo’s flagship SUV. It seats six or seven in three rows, depending on the second-row configuration. A 250-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine is standard, while a supercharged and turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that makes 316 hp is available. Both engines work with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is available. 

Volvo also sells a plug-in hybrid version of the XC90 that can travel up to 18 miles on electric power alone, according to EPA estimates. Competitors include the BMW X5 and Audi Q7.  

What’s New on the 2020 Volvo XC90?

The XC90’s front-end styling has been refreshed, and a 12.3-inch digital instrument panel screen is now standard. The available six-seat interior is also new. 

What Features in the 2020 Volvo XC90 Are Most Important?

Standard convenience features include adaptive cruise control, a power liftgate, four-zone automatic air conditioning and a panoramic moonroof with a power sunshade. Active safety features include forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist and blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert.  

Should I Buy the 2020 Volvo XC90?

The XC90 should be on your consideration list if you’re shopping for a three-row luxury SUV. It’s comfortable, refined and has a user-friendly multimedia system. It doesn’t offer the most athletic driving experience, and it can be difficult to access the third row, but the XC90 still impresses overall.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.9
  • Interior design 4.8
  • Performance 4.6
  • Value for the money 4.5
  • Exterior styling 4.9
  • Reliability 4.7

Most recent consumer reviews

2.7

It's a bust

I bought a volvo because they have a rep for being safe and reliable. I've owned my 2016 xc90 momentum since October 2019 and it's always in the shop. Last year, radiator hose went out. That was covered under warranty thank goodness. Today, the fuel injector went out. That is not cover and its about a 2K cost. This is supposed to be a luxury vehicle. It does not feel luxurious. It feels more like the packaging is luxurious and the insides are crap. Such a disappointment. I really wanted this car to work...but looks like I'll be car shopping much sooner than later.

4.7

Reliable and comfortable SUV

This vehicle has the best safe for a base model. Gas consumption is also great. All the feature it has is great considering it is just a base model. Since it is a base model, the only downside is it doesn't have a hitch for bicycle rack. But overall comfort is there for daily driving and to haul lots of stuff.

5.0

Beautiful and reliable vehicle.

This car is gorgeous. The black and tan leather interior is beautiful. The lumbar support in the seats is amazing. The media center is easy to use and the backup camera is very nice. Love this car!!!!

See all 35 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Volvo
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Less than 5 years/less than 80,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
5 years/unlimited miles , upgradeable up to 10 years
Powertrain
N/A
Dealer certification required
170- plus point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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