2017 Volvo V90 Review

Introduction

The Volvo V90 is the latest estate from this most famous estate car manufacturer. The brand is to load-luggers what Porsche is to sports cars. While its range is ever-broadening these days, there remains room for a voluminous and family-friendly wagon, and the latest V90 fits that brief to perfection. It’s also one of the most stylish estate cars Volvo has ever made.

Body Style: Estate      Seats: 5         MRP from £34,955 - £43,955 

Did you know? The V90 estate car is built upon the same underpinnings used by the Volvo XC90 seven-seat SUV – and Volvo also offers a V90 Cross Country for those who want an SUV half-way house.

 

Verdict | Design | Interior | Technology | Performance | Safety | Specs | Running Costs | Pricing

Verdict:★★★★★★★★☆☆(8.5/10)

The archetypal big Volvo estate is now better than ever. The upmarket-looking V90 is nothing like the boxy estate cars of old, with an attractive appearance that’s better-formed than the S90 saloon it’s derived from. It’s now every inch the Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz alternative, with the interior to match: this is a break from the cool, clinical Germanic norm, and all the better for it. The V90 is no sports car, but is a refined and capable premium car on the move, with downsized engines that punch above their weight and offer immense long-distance cruising ability. Safety is, needless to say, flawless. Audi A6 Avant, BMW 5 Series Touring and Mercedes-Benz E-Class drivers, there’s now a fourth option you s...