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twelve Years Ago Very Little Of This Was Here In Fact This Was An Industrial Wharf Eminem Was Someone And Kim Kardashian Was No One And This Car The Volvo Xc90 Arrived And Took The Family SUV World By Storm And Now With A New Car On The Way, But While You Can Still Buy A New One We Thought We'd Take One Last Look At The Big Swede And See How It Set The Benchmark For Luxury Family Transportation For More Than A Decade The Xc90 Was Launched To The World Back In 2002 And Was Volvo's First Ever SUV Back Then, If You Wanted A Seven Seat Four-wheel Drive Wagon Your Choices Were Relatively Limited In Fact, If You Wanted A Premium Four-wheel-drive 7 Seat Family Wagon The Only Real Alternative To The Volvo Xc90 Was The Land Rover Discovery - And Given We're Going To See The Discovery 5 Next Year Is Testament To How Long And How Well The Volvo Has Survived It's Been Popular - The Xc90 Was Australia's Best-selling Seven Seat Luxury SUV For Five Years Running And The List Of Competitors That Have Come And Gone During Its Tenure Reads Like A Recap Of Game Of Thrones It Was A Mild Facelift In 2007 And A Few Changes To Engines And Drive Lines Along The Way, But For The Most Part The Xc90 Has Remained Exactly The Same For 12 Years In All There Have Been 630 6143 Xc90 Is Made It Kind Of Feels Like It Because It's Red You'll Go For A Drive And Not See Another One. So, How Do.

I Know. So, Much About Volvo Xc90. I Used To Own One From The Outside The Xc90 Is Unmistakably A Volvo Now With A High Glasshouse You May Not Notice This By Looking At It, But It's The Same Width As A Bmw X5 And Taller Than An Audi Q7 Our Test Car Is The Are Design Model Which Features These Nice 19-inch Wheels And Color Coded Accents For A Trainspotters Tip To Tell The Last Generation Of Volvo Xc90 You've Got LED Running Lamps In The Front Bar Replace The Old Halogen Fog Lamps Now It's Up Here That The Xc90 Really Does Show Its Age There's No Giant Touchscreen Or Digital Display Dominating The Dashboard What You Get Is What Was Here Back In 2002 Although.

I Will Say That Controls Very Analog For The Air-conditioning Are Pretty Clear And Easy To Understand The Infotainment System And Well Let's Be Honest It's Basically The Radio Is Generations Behind What You Get In A Lot Of Current Vehicles Stray Too Far Beyond The Basics Of Am/fm And Playing CDs And It Becomes Quite Cumbersome And Fiddly To Use Pairing Up To A Phone Isn't Exactly The Simplest Task And. I Hate To Say It, But The Reliability Of The Bluetooth Connection Has Not Been A Standout For Me The Sound Quality Though From The Nine Speaker System Around The Car Is Excellent. So, Once You've Found Something To Listen To Stick With It Then There's The Navigation System The 7-inch TFT Screen Rises Up Out Of The Dash When Activated And Can Only Be Operated By This Remote Control Now In Typical Volvo Fashion The Seats Are Excellent The Leather Is Soft And Supple And There's Plenty Of Support That Both Electrically Adjusted The Drivers With Memory Function And Of Course They're Both Heated Generally Though The Interior Has Well A Feeling Of Pretty Premium Quality The Materials Are Really Nice To Touch And Everything Feels Very Solid And Well Put Together, But The Focus Of The Xc90 Is Not Here To Drive It's Back There As A Passenger Well Back Here It's All About The Passenger The Rear Bench Is Equally As Comfortable As The Front Two Seats It's Split Into 40 2040 Positions And Each Seat Can Be Folded Flat And Is On Rails Allowing Adjustment For Legroom Both In The Middle Row And The Third Row Behind Plus The Middle Seat Has Volvo's Trademark Deployable Booster Seat For Smaller Children There's Even Three Anchors And Two.

ISOFIX Points For Child Seats As Well For Passengers There's Everything You Need Map Pockets Power Cup Holders Air Vents Even Possibly The Coolest Feature Remote Headphone Jack Points Allowing Rear Passengers To Not Only Choose Which Audio Input They Want To Listen To, But Also Adjust Tracks And Sound Volume To Suit Themselves Also And. I Know It's Minor The Rear Windows Go All The Way Down Allowing The Ride In The Back To Be As Comfortable As You Want It To Be, But It Doesn't Stop Here Well Back Here There's Even Room For Adults Although Not That Much The Soft Leather Theme Continues There's Even More Cupholders More Storage Cubbies Both On The Side And Here In The Center There's More Air Vents And Even A Fan Control For The Rear Seat Air Conditioning Now For Me At 6 Foot 3. I Don't Think.

I'd Enjoy A Long Trip Back Here, But If. I Was Eight Like Our Photographer Tom Was When The Xc90 Came Out Then. I Don't Think There Could Be Many Cooler Places To Be And You Know What It Still Doesn't Stop Here Now Open The Boot And You've Got 250 Liters Of Space Behind The Third Row Seats What's Handy Is The Split Tailgate Stops Anything From Falling Out When You Open The Door Fold This Down And You've Got A Handy Bench Or Seat And.

I Can Tell You It Works Really Well As A Nappy Changing Table When On The Go You've Even Got A Handy Luggage Barrier, If You've Got The Third Row Folded Down To Stop Things Moving Around Do Fold The Third Row And You've Got 650 Liters Of Space Fold It All Down And There's Over 1,800 Liters Of Flat For Storage In The Back Of The Xc90 Now Considering The Xc90 Was Volvo's First-ever SUV They Kind Of Nailed It You've Got That Higher Driving Position Which Is What The Market Tends To 1, But Outward Visibility Is Excellent In This Car There Is Quite A Tall Glass House And That Large Rear Window Basically Takes Up The Entire Rear View Mirror, But You Certainly Feel In Control In Command And Well Aware Of Your Surroundings At All Times Safety Being A Huge Priority For Volvo All Runout Xc90 Is A Fitted With Barbers Blind Spot Detection System That Warns When There's A Car Next To You, If You're Going To Be Changing Lanes What You Don't Get However Are Some Of The Cooler New Technologies That You See In Other Volvo Models Things Like Autonomous Emergency Braking And Radar Adaptive Cruise Control And Not Present On The Xc90 There's A Choice Of Two Engines For The Volvo Xc90 A 179 Kilowatt Petrol Engine Or This Car The 147 Kilowatt 420 Newton Meter 5-cylinder Turbo Diesel Now It's A Bit Of An Older Motor Can Sound A Little Bit Tricky And Well There's A Definite Torkoal Load Down, But Once You're Going And Once You're Settled At Speed It's Nice And Quiet It's Certainly A Reliable Power Plant For Fuel Economy Volvo Claim The Diesel Will Sit Around 8.8 Liters Per Hundred For A Combined Cycle From My Experience On A Long Trip Safe Melbourne To Sydney You Will See Economies In That Range, But Around Town Is More Likely To Bring Around The 13 To 14 Litres Per 100 For The Diesel The Petrol Z At Home Now On The Road Particularly Around Town The Our Design With Stiffer Springs And Bigger Sway Bars Gives A Firmer Ride It's Not Uncomfortable Or Crashing, But You Certainly Know That Bumps Are There And One Of The Biggest Bugbears. I Had With My Xc90 Was The Turning Circle You Need To Really Think Twice Before You Have To Do A Three-point Turn At Thirteen Point One Meters It's Well It's Not That Great Considering That Most Other Large SUVs Or Fit In Just Under Ten So, If You're After A Driver's Car Well The Xc90 Is Probably Not For You That's Not What It Was Designed For It May Sound A Little Bit Negative Running Through A Lot Of These Things, But Where The Car Still Shines Is In The Back The Configuration Space Comfort And Features For Your Family Back There Is Unsurpassed Even Today By Some Of The Most Modern SUVs On The Market Well Twelve Years Is A Long Time Particularly In The Automotive World And Particularly In The World Of Technology An Area Where The Xc90 Is Most Definitely Lacking What Isn't Lacking Though Is That Amazing Interior Something That Matches, If Not Better A Lot Of The Newer SUVs Competing In This Segment Given The Xc90 Has Always Been Around Seventy To Eighty Thousand Dollars You Can Grab Yourself One Of The Last Remaining Volvo Xc90 S For Somewhere In The Sixty Thousand Dollar Range At The Moment That's A Lot Of Value For A Lot Of Car That Has Certainly Stood The Test Of Time So, If Your Most Important Cargo Is Whoever Sitting In The Back And You're Quite Fancy A Piece Of Iconic Family Motoring History And Now's Never Been A Better Time To Take A Look At A Volvo Xc90 You Can Read The Full Review Of The Volvo On The Car Advice Website, But, If You Want To Know More About The All New Xc90 Click Here Or On The Link Below To See Our First Look Video Walk-around Now Don't Forget Subscribe To Car Advice Doc Condo Day You For All The Latest News Reviews And Comparisons Of What Could Very Well Be Your Next New Car.

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