2018-2019 Volvo XC90 in – long-playing the melody of the Swedish SUV


2018-2019 Volvo XC90 premium crossover made its debut at the Detroit Auto Show back in 2002. Four years later, in the spring of 2006 at the auto show in New York was an updated version of the 2018-2019 Volvo XC90. Last minor restyling affected model in . As time goes by, the water flows, and only flagship crossover line with the Swedish company remained unchanged appearance in the ranks. But nothing is eternal, and in the near future, according to preliminary information at the end of or early , will present the successor model – the new generation of the XC90 seven-seat car the 2018-2019 Volvo . Our review will try to fully disclose all of the positive and negative aspects of the first-generation crossover veteran, remember specifications, prices in Russia in the 2018-2019 Volvo XC 90 . Details tell you about specific problems and breakdowns of the premium SUV with mileage, which is actually in the process of exploitation there is, judging by the reviews of the owners, quite a lot. For a complete and vivid perception of our assistants will review the analysis of numerous reviews, photos and video materials.

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Despite the honorable age flagship 2018-2019 Volvo XC 90 2018-2019 Volvo crossover looks respectable and presentable. Vehicle Design course is hardly modern, but attractive, solid and beautiful – definitely possible. Big Swedish SUV with classic proportions and lines of the body still looks great and has the charisma and restyled in awarded the car a new light engineering with LED daytime running lights, front and rear LED lights.

It makes no sense to describe the appearance of the 2018-2019 Volvo XC 90, let’s stop the focus on the overall dimensions of the body, to the possible installation of tires and wheels, metal and resistance to corrosion paint.

  • Muscular body SUV with a towering above the staggered wings V-shaped hood seems smaller than its large size: 4807 mm in length, 1936 mm (rear view 2112 mm mirrors) in width, 1784 mm in height, 2857 mm wheelbase, 220 mm ground clearance (clearance). Front track is 1634 mm, the rear track – 1624 mm.
  • As basic equipment meant installing rubber 235/65 R17 or 235/60 R18 alloy wheels in the size 17-18. Optionally, you can set the wheels 255/55 R18, 255/50 R19 and even 255/45 R20.

Crossover monocoque is made of durable and high-strength steel, and is also used high-strength boron steel (5 times stronger than ordinary steel) for the production of pillars and roof beams.

High-quality metal, the additional anti-corrosion coating, high-quality enamel and several layers of varnish can adequately cope with heavy Russian conditions. To find traces of rust on the 2018-2019 Volvo XC90 body with mileage, produced even in 2004-2005, almost impossible, unless of course the car was not in an accident.


  • In , the Russian motorists when ordering new 2018-2019 Volvo XC90 can opt for the three basic colors Ice White (white), Passion Red (red), Black Stone (black), or by paying 39,900 rubles order one of eight metallics: Silver (light silver), Electric Silver (dark silver), Savile Grey (dark gray), Caspian blue (dark blue), Flamenco red (red), Twilight bronze (dark bronze), Ember Black (dark brown) or Black Sapphire (black).

2018-2019 Volvo XC90 Centre for the Russian market – with two rows of seats can accommodate five people, but paying the 97100 rubles, you can order additional two separate seats of the third row. The seven-seat cabin configuration allows you to conveniently and comfortably accommodate passengers in a crossover, even on the last row, but with one caveat – the third row for short people.

Of course the most spacious – the first number, driver’s seat and passenger seat with wide adjustment range (can be ordered electric) look stylish, but completely devoid of lateral support, while leather trim to the same slippery. Making the front dashboard and center console provides advanced age crossover model.

The straightness of panel lines, a large number of buttons and switches, a modest sound system. Not able to make a modern interior navigation screen, old-fashioned mounted on top of the dashboard, and a premium entertainment system with 12 speakers.

Three passengers of the second row seats are designed individual, capable of traveling along the interior. Reserve space overhead, allows to stay comfortable and cozy for the feet and the width of the cabin.

Although modest by the standards of class sizes wheelbase 2857 mm total Swedish flagship salon pleases the driver and his companions not only competent layout and the great variety of possible seating options for the location, but also excellent indicators of cargo capacity luggage.

With a full load of seven people is able to take the trunk of 249 liters, with the addition of a third row into the floor – the volume of the compartment increases to 613 liters. When folding the second row seats form a flat cargo area and the volume of the compartment increases to 1837 liters.

Access to the luggage compartment provides a large door consists of two different-sized pieces. The top basic rises, a lower side in a horizontal plane is lowered.

As a basic equipment for the 2018-2019 Volvo XC90 is meant installation of climate control, alarm system with tow-volume 2018-2019 Volvo, Russified board computer, audio system (CD MP3 AUX USB iPOD), cruise control, heated front seats, and other “stuff”. As optional equipment can be ordered electric front seats, ventilation and massage for the driver and passenger seats, a glass sunroof with a drive from the electric motor, navigation and rearview camera, an entertainment complex for passengers rear with color screens mounted in the headrests of the front seats , active bi-xenon headlamps, air conditioning for the third row of seats, parking heater, fridge.

Specifications: in Russia, the first generation of the 2018-2019 Volvo XC90 is offered in with the production of two five-cylinder engines.

  • The petrol 2.5-liter (210 hp) mated to a 5 automatic crossover accelerates weight from 2043 kg to 100 kmh in 9.9 seconds, top speed of 210 mph.

fuel consumption is claimed by the manufacturer of 9 liters on the highway to 15.7 liters in the city, in mixed mode about 11.4 liters. The actual fuel consumption, in the opinion of owners, in fact, much higher median rarely drops below 14-15 liters, and in a city mode motor drink 17-18 liters in summer and 20-21 liters in winter.

  • 2018-2019 Volvo XC 90 2.4-liter diesel (200 hp) with 6 automatic transmission capable of providing momentum to 100 mph car weight from 2075 kg in 10.3 seconds and top speed of 190 mph.

Passport diesel consumption by 6.7 liters to 10.4 liters road in town, with a mixed consumption of 8.1 liter. In actual operation differs modest diesel appetite in the combined cycle is content with 9-10 liters of diesel fuel.
Swedish crossover is equipped with intelligent all-wheel drive AWD with a multi-plate clutch Haldex. When driving on a dry road to the front wheels is transmitted to 95% of torque and only 5% on the rear axle. In the case of wheel slip front axle to the rear wheels can be distributed up to 65% of the time. In actual use the owner did not even notice as electronics throws torque axes. Wheels at the HS90, though several, but for a frank off-road vehicle storming adapted badly. So it is better to stay on a hard surface, with the icy road car is easy to handle.

Now the most important thing – the problems of exploitation, the most frequent breakdowns and malfunctions 2018-2019 Volvo XC90 city. Numerous reviews of the owners XC 90 suggest that the car requires constant, qualified and very attentive service. The price of original consumables and spare parts is very high, and neoriginal find 2018-2019 Volvo is almost impossible. Thus despite the original origin of parts, they are of high quality.
Trouble can deliver at least 100,000 km mileage:

  • gasoline pump;
  • front and rear wheel bearings;
  • steering rack;
  • Transmission;
  • dampers, bushings, upper bearings, ball bearings, brake discs;
  • Engine pillow-reliance;
  • bulbs and generally all electrical equipment.

Those who wish to buy a 2018-2019 Volvo XC90 with mileage (in the secondary market) is necessary to conduct a comprehensive diagnosis of all vehicle systems. Firstly, in the case of detection of problems you can ask a substantial discount in the price. Otherwise, the owner will have to own their own expense to repair your purchase, and as we said above, the prices of spare parts “bite”, and work to replace them is very expensive.

With a high initial cost, outdated exterior design, the high cost of spare parts and unstable as a Swedish crossover manufactured in Gothenburg (Sweden) is an excellent family car capable of delivering a company of seven people on a fairly long distances in comfort and coziness.

The price of the new Swedish crossover 2018-2019 Volvo XC90 production for Russian motorists in the salons of official dealers will start with 1,799,900 rubles for the five-seat version with a gasoline engine. The new 2018-2019 Volvo XC90 diesel in the initial configuration with five seats will cost 1879 rubles. Maximum grade Executive packed with a full range of additional options worth over 2.6 million rubles.