2018 volvo xc90 review

The 2018 Volvo XC90 mid-size SUV is the flagship of the brand: big and elegant, with precise handling and about every feature you could think to want. If you are interested in purchasing or leasing a new luxury SUV for your family, you'll find several new XC90 models for sale right now in the new vehicle inventory at Volvo Cars of Sycamore.

You can learn all about the newest Volvo XC90 in our comprehensive review below. To jump ahead and begin exploring finance offers and lease specials for this SUV, click over to our incentives page.

2018 Volvo XC90: Interior and Exterior

2018 volvo xc90 suv interior

The 2018 Volvo XC90 is an incredibly luxurious vehicle by any standards. Although the base model comes with five seats and a 40/20/40-split sliding and reclining second row, a 50/50-split third row is also available.

Wheel options range from 18-21 inches, and interior materials include leather upholstery, aluminum trim, and genuine wood inlays. Gorgeous on the outside and extremely comfortable on the inside, you are sure to impress anywhere you go in the new Volvo XC90. Additional features include:

  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers, heated windshield washer nozzles, and headlight cleaners
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Roof rails and rear roof spoiler
  • Four-zone climate control with third row air conditioning
  • Heated front and rear seats, and heated steering wheel
  • Power-adjustable front seats with power lumbar, seat cushions extensions, and even massage function

2018 Volvo XC90: Performance and Capability

The 2018 Volvo XC90 is easy to drive, quick off the line, and has a strong brake response. There are two engine options, as well as a hybrid model that dramatically improves fuel economy. Thanks to all-wheel-drive and high ground clearance, the Volvo XC90 is also a capable off-roader.


Power Output

City/Highway Fuel Economy

2.0L Turbocharged I4 (T5)

250 HP and 258 lb.-ft. of torque

22 MPG city/29 MPG highway (FWD);
22 MPG city/28 MPG highway (AWD)

2.0L Supercharged + Turbocharged I4 (T6)

316 HP and 295 lb.-ft. of torque

20 MPG city/27 MPG highway (AWD)

2.0L Supercharged/Turbocharged I4 + electric motor (T8)

400 HP and 472 lb.-ft. of torque

25 MPG combined;
54 MPGe combined;
14 mile pure electric range

2018 Volvo XC90: Safety and Technology

The 2018 Volvo XC90 comes with a large central touchscreen display equipped with the Sensus Connect infotainment system, integrated navigation, and a surround view monitor. The XC90 is also Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatible, and the infotainment system can be voice controlled.

The technology found in the 2018 Volvo XC90 isn't just limited to entertainment features, either. It also comes with a highly impressive array of standard and available driving assistance systems, including the Pilot Assist semi-autonomous driving mode with adaptive cruise control.

Technology features include:

  • 12.3-in. digital driver information display
  • Head Up Display
  • Bowers & Wilkins premium sound system
  • City Safety™ crash avoidance technology, and rear collision warning
  • Self-steering Park Assist
  • Lane departure warning and run-off road mitigation

2018 Volvo XC90: Test Drive in Sycamore, IL

test drive the 2018 volvo xc90

Are you intrigued by what you've heard about the new 2018 Volvo XC90? Come to Volvo Cars of Sycamore in Sycamore, IL to see it in person. To make a test drive appointment, all you need to do is fill out our short appointment form or call (815) 895-8105.

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