The Volvo V90 Cross Country is the latest wagon in Volvo lineup that gets SUV treatment. Like the Subaru Outback, the V90 Cross County is essentially a V90 wagon with SUV attributes including all-wheel drive, higher ground clearance and extra body and bumper cladding. But unlike other SUVs, the 2018 Volvo V90 Cross Country emphasizes its long and low shape, with large wheels that fit fender nicely.
As one of Volvo newest models, the V90 Cross Country benefits from the sleek Scandinavian design where this Swedish brand is known for. We loved the simple elegance of the interior and the high comfort of its seats. Since this is a Volvo, it is well-equipped with standard driver safety aids. Overall, the 2018 Volvo V90 Cross Country is a nice vehicle that offers all the functionality you expected from a large wagon.
The 2018 Volvo V90 Cross Country is an all-wheel-drive station wagon with seating for five people. It’s available in three trim levels: T5, T6 and T6 Ocean Race.
The 2018 Volvo V90 Cross Country T5 is powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine making 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. An eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive are standard.
The T6 and Ocean Race trim come standard with a turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder engine making 316 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. Its also gets an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.
In track testing, the 2018 Volvo V90 Cross Country T6 AWD went from zero to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds, which is a quick time for this segment. The EPA estimated fuel economy for the T5 variant at 26 mpg combined (23 city/31 highway). The T6 is rated at 25 mpg combined (22 city/29 highway).
Properly equipped, the V90 Cross Country can tow up to 3500 pound.
The 2018 Volvo V90 Cross Country price list: the T5 has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $53,295, while the T6 models begin at $57,095.