Volvo V90 Cross Country & Its Rivals

The all-new Volvo V90 Cross Country has been launched in India with a price tag of Rs.60 lakhs (Ex-Showroom, pan India). Read on to know more this newly launched car and its rivals.   The Swedish multinational automobile company – Volvo has launched its all-new V90 Cross Country 2017 in India with a hefty price tag of Rs.60 Lakh (Ex-Showroom, pan India). Placed between the Volvo S90 Sedan and XC90, the 2017 V90 Cross Country is company’s latest bid to conquer the luxury segment in India. Its shape is highly inspired from a station/estate wagon, which looks tough yet appealing.   The V90 Cross Country is powered by a 2-liter twin-turbocharged D5 diesel engine that churns 232bhp of maximum power and 480NM of maximum torque. The amazing power is delivered to all four wheels through the advanced 8-speed automatic transmission and a Haldex AWD system. One can select from 4 driving modes – Eco, Comfort, Dynamic and Off-road.   Both from the outside and interiors, the Volvo V90 Cross Country is perfect at every aspect. Starting from build, design, safety, comfort, convenience, entertainment to overall package, this car gets full marks everywhere. The list of features includes:

  • Nappa leather upholstery
  • 4-zone automatic climate control
  • 9-inch touch-screen infotainment system
  • 3-inch driver display
  • Hill descent control
  • Sensus Navigation
  • Hands free power tail gate
  • Heads-up display
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • 560-liters boot
  • Cruise control
  • Collision warning with emergency brake

Top Rivals of Volvo V90 Cross Country   BMW X5 30d Expedition Volvo 3 The BMW X5 30d Expedition is a tall and tough SUV, the design of which is highly inspired form other cars in the BMW range. And it stands as one of the toughest competitor to the all-new Volvo V90 Cross Country. It is powered by a 3.0-litre in-line six engine that produces 258bhp of power and 560NM of maximum torque. The xDrive all-wheel drive system coupled with 8-speed gearbox allows the driver to explore the extreme power of this SUV. Feature wise, the X5 is also packed with panoramic sunroof, power seats, two-zone climate controls and a lot more.   Mercedes-Benz GLE 250d


The Mercedes-Benz GLE 250d is a highly successful Merc SUV in India, which is due for an update. However, the existing GLE 250d is capable enough to offer a tough competition to the all-new Volvo V90 Cross Country. Also, this one comes with a petrol engine option, which is not available with Volvo V90. The 2.2-litre diesel engine produces 201bhp of power and 500NM of torque coupled with –speed transmission that sends power to all vehicles through Mercedes-Benz’s –‘4Matic’ all-wheel drive system. Other features here include LED headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, leather interiors, driver’s display screen and touch-screen infotainment system.   Range Rover Evoque


The third rival to Volvo V90 Cross Country on our list is the Range Rover Evoque. The company has promoted their entry level SUV in the Range Rover family as an urban soft-roader with luxurious features like display screen for the infotainment system, panoramic sunroof, power seats, dual zone climate and a lot more. For power, the Range Rover Evoque gets a 2.0-litre diesel engine that churns 177bhp and 430NM of maximum torque. The diesel machine is coupled with 9-speed gearbox with all-wheel drive system to boost power in all the wheels.

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