2017 Volvo S90 Review, Features and Specifications, Price
2017 Volvo S90 Sedan
The Swedish motor company launched its compact luxury sedan, the 2017 Volvo S90 Sedan that delivers decent performance and comfortable driving experience. The Volvo S90 Sedan has established its name as one of the best premium sedans. The all-new 2017 Volvo S90 Sedan looks classy and traditional.
The 2017 Volvo S90 replaces the Volvo S80 as the flagship sedan from Volvo. All Volvo S90’s comes with Volvo’s semi-autonomous driving assistance system with Pilot Assistance as standard. Volvo S90 Sedan offers simple, elegant, and stylish design. The car is available in two trim options with a lot of upgrades and customizations that comes as standard as you go up the trim levels. The car has a beautiful interior with impressive features and technology.
What’s new in the 2017 Volvo S90 Sedan
Volvo has made some minor changes in the 2017 Volvo S90 Sedan. There are some minor design changes were done to the interiors and the exteriors of the 2017 S90. The major additions include improvements to the engine with some performance tuning.
2017 Volvo S90 Sedan Trims and Features
The 2017 Volvo S90 Sedan starts at a price of $46,950 for the base model the Volvo S90 T5 Momentum and goes up to $56,250 for the Volvo S90 T6 Inscription. The other Volvo S90 trims; the Volvo S90 T5 Inscription is priced at $50,450 and the Volvo S90 T6 Momentum is priced at $52,950.
The 2017 Volvo S90 Sedan T5 Momentum and Inscription offers features like LED Taillights with Side Marker Lights, an 8-inch Display connected to a 10 speakers high-performance audio system.
Whereas the 2017 Volvo S90 T6 Momentum and Inscription offers almost all features that the Volvo S90 T5 variants offer. The S90 T6 variants offer a 12.3-inch display connected to a 10 speakers high-performance audio system. The car features a 2.0L 4-line turbo engine with 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission. The 2017 Volvo S90 comes with four-wheel drive, front wheel drive.
The car is well equipped with features like Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Full LED Headlights system with Side Marker lights, Automatic Bending Lights (ABL), Automatic Highbeam Headlamps (AHB), and Wipers. You get a well-equipped luxury Sedan without spending too much later on the addons on automatic lights and spares.
2017 Volvo S90 Sedan Engine and Performance
Engine and Transmission
The base variant of the Volvo S90 T5 Momentum Sedan offers a 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo engine which can generate 250 hp of power at 5500 rpm with 258 lb-ft of torque at 1500 rpm. The S90 T5 Momentum is available in 8 speed shiftable automatic gearbox.
The Volvo S90 T5 Inscription Sedan offers a 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo engine which can generate 316 hp of power at 5700 rpm. The S90 T5 Inscription is available in 8 speed shiftable automatic gearbox.
The Volvo S90 T6 Momentum Sedan offers a 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo engine which can generate 316 hp of power at 5700 rpm and is available in 8 speed shiftable automatic gearbox. Whereas the Volvo S90 T5 Inscription Sedan offers a 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo engine which can generate 250 hp of power at 5500 rpm and it is also available in an 8-speed shiftable automatic gearbox.
The 2017 Volvo S90 T5 Momentum Sedan engine can hit 0 – 60 MPH in 6.5 seconds.
Riding and Handling
The 2017 Volvo S90 has a very smooth and responsive steering and provides a pleasant ride. The S90 T5 Momentum Sedan is a lengthy car making it a bit hard to turn on curves. The car is smooth and steady on the spot while driving. The suspension bears out a few delivering the drive a little unrelenting.
The engine on the S90 T5 Momentum is very powerful and it is always ready to generate all the power you want. The engine is smooth and silent even when the car crosses 60 MPH. The front visibility and the driving, viewing angles while riding are very good.
The S90 T5 Sedan is a very heavy car when compared to its rivals which reduce its power and efficiency and handling. The 2017 S90 T5 Momentum Sedan offers four driving modes. Comfort Driving Mode, Eco Driving Mode, Dynamic Mode, and Off-road and the suspension adapts to the mode you choose.
The 2017 Volvo S90 T5 Momentum Sedan packs a much bigger than what competitors offer. The Volvo S90 T5 Momentum Sedan comes with 13.6-inch disk brakes. Although offering much bigger brakes the car stops at a distance of 120 feet from 60-0 MPH.
The fuel economy is one of the very important points to consider while buying a car. The 2017 Volvo S90 T5 Momentum delivers 23 mpg in the city and about 34 mpg on the Highway.
Volvo S90 Sedan Exterior
The 2017 Volvo S90 Sedan is a good-looking and a classy styled car from every angle by Volvo. The car comes with LED taillights with Side Marker lights, Thor’s Hammer DRL, (ABL) Active Bending lights, Automatic Highbeam lights (AHB), Headlight Pressure Cleaning, projector beam lights with auto light control beside the LED daytime running lights.
The car also features a Solar control Glass in higher trim options. The car uses a 20-inch aluminum wheel as standard. The 2017 Volvo S90 Sedan use 20.0-inch X 8.0-inch large aluminum wheels. The 2017 Volvo S90 T5 Momentum Sedan weighs about 4102 lbs. Volvo S90 T5 Momentum Sedan has a ground clearance of 6.0 (in).
Volvo S90 Sedan Interiors
The 2017 Volvo S90 Sedan allows up to 5 people to be seated at once. The cabin is very spacious and well-designed with the best in quality premium materials. The available front headroom, shoulder room, and legroom are 38.7(in), 57.7(in), 42.2 (in) in the front respectively. There is a decent amount of headroom and an unparalleled amount of shoulder and legroom in the back with 37.8 (in), 55.9 (in), 35.9 (in) respectively.
The 2017 Volvo S90 T5 Momentum and the T5 Inscription Sedan features an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment display for navigation. The steering wheel includes buttons to interact with the infotainment system in the car. Whereas the 2017 Volvo S90 T6 Momentum and the T6 Inscription Sedan offers a 12.3-inch infotainment system.
The high quality 10 speaker sound system on the car provides a delighting music experience and is connected with features like Android Auto, Apple CarPlay. In addition to this, the system comes an HD Radio with Bluetooth connectivity. The GPS Navigation system, Steering mounted controls, Voice Controls are the main interior highlighting features in the new 2017 Volvo S90 Sedan.
2017 Volvo S90 Sedan Rating and Reliability
Volvo improved its cars safety features and the latest model of the Volvo S90 Sedan offers important safety features with some new technologies. The Volvo S90 offers more safety features than any of its competitors like the Volvo Automatic Braking System.
The car has received an impressive 4-star rating with 91% in rollover section, side wreck. The car has received a 5-star rating in the front crash. Other safety features include six airbags, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensor (reverse parking camera). The 2017 Volvo S90 Sedan comes with advanced safety features like the front and the rear head airbag protection, 4 Wheel ABS, front fog driving lights, Child-safety lock.
Final Verdict for 2017 Volvo S90 Sedan
The 2017 Volvo S90 Sedan is a great car from Volvo with best in class electric engine specifications, impressive looks, stunning exterior and interior look with a large and spacious cabin and an advanced infotainment system. The Volvo S90 offers more safety features than any of its competitors. The 2017 S90 Sedan is priced at a low price than competitors but still offers more features and technology than any other car in competition.