Volvo is celebrating 20 years of AWD (all-wheel driving) by putting their vehicles including the Volvo XC90, V90 Cross Country and V40 Cross Country to the test during snow conditions in Sweden.
The advantages of a vehicle with AWD include improved traction, stability and handling. The weight of mechanical systems and efficiency has improved as AWD technology advances. The end result is a vehicle that perform exceptional in all weather conditions.
Let’s take a closer look at the Volvo XC90, a luxury midsize SUV offering AWD capabilities. Features include a luxurious cabin, ample of cargo space and an intuitive infotainment system. It’s powered by a 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 250 HP.
Standard seating features include leather and adjustable seats and reclining second-row seats. The Volvo XC90 offers seating for five passengers. Interior features include USB compatibility, satellite radio, Bluetooth, navigation system, push button start, a sunroof and rearview camera. Optional features include a 19-speaker sound system, adaptive headlights, a blind spot monitoring system and rear cross traffic alert. Cargo space stands at 15.8 cubic feet behind the third row and is expandable to 85.7 cubic feet with all of the seats folded down.
A large number of safety features are available including air bags, ABS, traction control, brake assist, night vision, a rollover protection system and child safety locks.
Contact us if you are interested in test driving the Volvo XC90 near Los Angeles, CA.