Volvo launches 2021 XC90 in India at Rs. 90 lakh
Volvo has introduced the latest version of its XC90 luxury SUV in India with a price-tag of Rs. 89.9 lakh. It has an imposing design with a premium and tech-forward cabin that offers an advanced air purifier as well as heated front seats. The vehicle runs on a mild-hybrid powertrain, which is linked to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. Here are more details.
Why does it matter?
Volvo has updated its XC90 luxury car in India to take on rivals like the Mercedes-Benz GLS, BMW X7, and Land Rover Discovery. The flagship SUV from the Swedish marque also benefits from a mild-hybrid powertrain, which will attract customers who are looking for higher efficiency cars with an improved fuel economy as well as reduced emissions.
The car sports long taillights and a flat roofline
The 2021 Volvo XC90 features a sculpted bonnet, a chromed grille, sleek headlights, a narrow air dam, and a flat roofline. On the sides, it is flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, neat character lines, body-colored ORVMs, and designer wheels with flared arches. A shark fin antenna, a roof-mounted spoiler, and elongated LED taillamps are available on the rear section.
A 296hp drivetrain powers the four-wheeler
The new Volvo XC90 is equipped with a 2.0-liter petrol engine combined with a 48V electric motor. The powertrain is mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox and generates 296hp of power and 420Nm of peak torque.
The front seats offer massage function
The 2021 XC90 provides a spacious 7-seater cabin with a 3-spoke multifunctional steering wheel, heated front seats with a massage facility, an air purifier, and Maroon Brown or Amber upholstery options. It also houses a Bowers & Wilkins 19-speaker system and a touchscreen infotainment panel. For safety, there is adaptive cruise control, a 360-degree-view camera, lane keep assist, and front and rear collision mitigation.
2021 Volvo XC90: Pricing and competition
In India, the 2021 Volvo XC90 carries a price-tag of Rs. 89.9 lakh (ex-showroom). It poses competition to the likes of Mercedes-Benz GLS, Land Rover Discovery, and BMW X7.Share this timeline