The Volvo V90 Cross Country is the first station wagon in its class. It has been priced at a premium of just Rs. 6.50 lakhs over the Volvo S90 sedan which is good value for money.
Volvo Auto India has finally launched the V90 Cross Country in India. The car belongs to the station wagon segment and has been priced at Rs. 60 lakhs before taxes. The car is based on the SPA platform that also underpins the S90 and XC90. The car is nearly 5 metres long and promises utmost practicality like Volvo station wagons of the past along with a dose of luxury. The front is identical to the S90 but gets a new front grille. The rear also looks very well designed and overall its an attractive looking car. It gets 20-inch alloy wheels as standard but 19-inch wheels have been offered optional.
The Volvo V90 Cross Country is powered by a 2.0-litre diesel engine that develops 235 HP and 480 Nm. It is mated to a 8-speed automatic gearbox that transfers power to all 4 wheels via a Haldex AWD system. The engine also comes with the Power Pulse technology that helps minimise turbolag normally associated with diesel engines. The driver can select from 4 drive modes – Eco, Comfort, Dynamic and Off-Road. It gets 210mm of ground clearance and air suspension at the rear to provide a comfy ride at all times.
The interiors gets features like a Bowers and Wilkins sound system, panoramic sunroof, 4 zone climate control, Nappa leather perforated upholstery, Front seat ventilation and massage, 12.3-inch instrumentation cluster and a 9-inch centre display touch screen, heads up display and a Leather cover dash board. The new Volvo V90 Cross Country is the first car in India to debut radar based safety systems. Some of the safety features on it are Adaptive cruise control, Lane keeping-aid, Collision Warning with full auto-braking, Blind-spot detection with Cross Traffic Alert. Rear Collision Warning and Park Pilot Assist. The V90 Cross Country comes in seven colors – Crystal White Metallic, Bright Silver Metallic, Magic Blue Metallic, Osmium Grey Metallic, Onyx Black Metallic, Havana Maple Brown Metallic and Magic Blue Metallic.
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