Available only with a diesel engine in two trims but compared to its 12 years old predecessor, the 2015 XC90 gets a new platform, engines and opulent cabin!
Volvo has finally launched the second generation 2015 XC90 in the country at a price of Rs 64.9 lac (Ex-Showroom, Mumbai, pre-Octroi). The SUV is available solely with a diesel powertrain and gets two trim in India - Momentum Luxury and Inscription Luxury. The Momentum trim is priced at Rs. 64.9 lac while the top-end Inscription attracts Rs. 77.9 lac. Moreover, Volvo dealers across the country have started taking the booking of the new Volvo XC90 while deliveries of the SUV are expected to commence from the month of September.
Starting with the engines, the SUV offers two petrol and one diesel engines globally; available only with a diesel in India. It is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder twin-turbocharged oil burner. The motor extracts a healthy 225 hp at 4,250 rpm and 470 Nm of max torque in between 1750-2500 rpm. The engine feeds power to an 8-speed automatic transmission, power is sent to all four wheels via an AWD system. Compared to the first-gen SUV, the new XC90 is based on Swedish manufacturer’s new SPA (Scalable Platform Architecture), which will also underpin future Volvos.
The new XC90 also debuted Volvo’s new Sensus infotainment system, it offers a breathtaking 12.3-inch central customizable touch screen for it! Decibels are powered by 19-speaker 1400W Bowers & Wilkins audio system (standard on both the trims). It also offers a lot of other standard goodies like four zone climate control with individual louvers for all the seven seats. It also offers a lot of standard safety features like any other Volvo in the country and will be a CBU import.