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Info & specs

Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90 side view
Volvo XC90 angular front perspective
Volvo XC90 angular rear perspective

Overview of the Volvo XC90

Learn about the Volvo XC90


The Volvo XC90 is known for being one of the safest vehicles on the market, from the very first-generation XC90s (2002–2014) to later models, which are continuously improving. The XC90 is a practical choice for drivers with families, especially when it comes to outdoor-focused vacations or long road trips. There’s also plenty of interior space for passengers and cargo, as well as significant towing capacity. A range of engine choices, from 2.5 L to a 4.4 L V8, make this a versatile crossover.

Pros and cons of the Volvo XC90

  • Many new high-tech safety features available
  • Powerful plug-in hybrid available
  • World-class luxury amenities
  • High-tech touchscreen features can be distracting to use
  • Standard suspension can cause stiff ride
  • Opting for third row takes away from second row space
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Volvo XC90

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags7

Specifications of the Volvo XC90

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats4 - 7
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas or Hybrid
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption10.8 - 12.2 L/100km
  • Highway consumption8.3 - 9.5 L/100km
  • Width1923 - 2140 mm
  • Length4948 - 4953 mm
  • Trunk space447 - 615 L
  • Cargo space2040 - 2427 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Volvo XC90

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Volvo XC90 2016 - present is available in 9 trims:

T8 Momentum trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Volvo XC90

Dimensions of the Volvo XC90

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211776 mm1923 mm4953 mm
20201776 mm2008 mm4953 mm
20191776 mm2008 mm4950 mm
20181775 mm2008 mm4948 mm
20171775 mm2009 mm4948 mm
20161775 mm2140 mm4950 mm

Towing capacity of the Volvo XC90

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2021750 kg2250 kg
2020750 kg2400 − 2700 kg
2019750 kg2400 − 2700 kg
2018750 kg2400 − 2700 kg
2017750 kg2400 − 2700 kg
20162250 kg