The Volvo XC90 – A Pioneer in the 4×4 Field

Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90The 4×4 world was completely taken back and forever changed with Volvo’s release of the new XC90.

It has set the benchmark for all future 4×4’s and is amongst the best-looking vehicles in 2016. The second generation was released in 2014 to rave reviews and is a vehicle that any 4×4 enthusiast will get a real kick out of driving.

Building on Previous Success

The new XC90 boasts superb and influential technology, style, efficiency and safety. The 2002 first generation succeeded Volvo’s expectations with demand outstripping supply in early years, but it seems that the second generation will take this success to the next level and it frequently compared to pioneering cars such as the Audi Q7, the Porsche Cayenne and the Range Rover Sport.

A Closer Look at the XC90

So, why is the Volvo XC90 such a popular car and winning awards such as the 2016 Auto Express Large SUV of the Year? The seven-seater features a huge amount of interior space, ensuring that it is comfortable for families and there is plenty of room for shopping or a buggy. Not only is it incredibly spacious, but it is also a comfortable ride with fully adjustable seats and excellent suspension.


Volvo XC90It is a joy to drive with light and easy steering, it has excellent visibility thanks to the high driver’s seat and large windows, and it comes in 2.0-litre petrol engine, diesel or petrol-electric plug-in hybrid. The fuel economy is fantastic, with the diesel model averaging nearly 50 mpg in official tests.




The spacious and comfortable interior and performance are just part of what makes this such a superb vehicle. It also has a beautiful and distinctive exterior, which makes it one of the better looking 4×4’s of recent times. Pleasing on the eye, extremely practical, comfortable and with low running costs – this is a 4×4 which ticks all of the boxes.

Finding an Affordable Model

One area which may deter motorists is the price tag of the car. To combat this, you could invest in a second-hand XC90 and one of the older models; this will drastically reduce the price, but you will still be driving away with a brilliant vehicle that will not let you down over the years. To find older models, you will want to visit specialist 4×4 dealerships, such as Saxton 4×4.

The Volvo XC90 is a trailblazer in the 4×4 world and one of the most stylish, comfortable, attractive, safest and economical vehicles available right now.

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