Entry-Level Volvo XC90 T5 Added to Lineup, Starts at $44,945


The 2016 Volvo XC90 T5 has been added in the U.S. as a new entry-level model.

Powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the Volvo XC90 T5 is rated at 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque with a starting price of $44,945 including destination. The new engine is paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission and will be available with front-wheel or all-wheel drive ($2,000 additional). The Volvo XC90 T5 will only be available with seating for five passengers, so if you need to seat seven, you will have to go for the T6 ($50,795) or T8 ($69,095) model.

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The Volvo XC90 T5 returns 22 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway in front-wheel-drive trim, while the all-wheel drive returns 22 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.

Standard equipment on the new base model includes 18-inch alloy wheels, 10-way power adjustable front seats, rearview camera, rear-parking sensors, engine start-stop, keyless entry/start, 12.3-inch digital instrument panel, navigation, Bluetooth, cruise control, Drive mode selector, lane departure warning, forward-collision warning, automatic emergency braking, hands-free opening tailgate and panoramic sunroof. Options available are active-bending full LED headlights, Bowers & Wilkins audio system, 360-degree view camera, heated front and rear seats, blind spot warning, adaptive cruise control with Pilot Assist and a heated steering wheel.

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  • Rocket

    Smart move. An even smarter move would be to offer the T6 is a slightly less expensive 2-row configuration for those of us who need to haul more stuff and fewer people.