A big Wagon is a tradition for Volvo , but the only similarity between the V90 and Volvo old model is the basic form. The 2018 Volvo V90 is famous for many things, not only its long and low body, which makes the Mercedes E-Class wagon look really shabby.
The V90 shares its cabin with Volvo luxury sedan S90, and that’s a good thing. With clean lines, efficient trim usage, and portrait-style control screens that operate like tablets, the V90 is a symbol of clean Scandinavian design. What the 2018 Volvo V90 lacks is the practicality. It does have a lot of room for people and their stuff, and it can be equipped with all-weather all-wheel-drive, but does not have a high seating position like an SUV. If you want a car with plenty of space but do not want to get around in the same old box as everyone else, the 2018 Volvo V90 is a great choice.
The 2018 Volvo V90 is an station wagon with seating for five people. It’s available in four trim levels: R-Design T5, Inscription T5, R-Design T6 and Inscription T6.
The 2018 Volvo V90 R-Design T5 and Inscription T5 is powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine making 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. An eight-speed automatic transmission is standard and sent that power to the front wheel.
The R-Design T6 and Inscription T6 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 but comes with all-wheel drive as standard.
In track testing, the 2018 Volvo V90 R-Design T6 AWD went from zero to 60 mph in 6.9 seconds, which is an average 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 pounds.
The 2018 Volvo V90 price list: R-Design T5 $50,945 (including $995 destination charge), T5 Inscription $52,945, R-Design T6 $56,945 and Inscription T6 $62,595.