2019 Volvo XC90 Release Date, T8, Redesign

The Swedish carmaker is ready to release their new SUV, the 2019 Volvo XC90. This model is a handsome, square-jawed SUV, that offers safety, luxury and great efficiency. His current shape was born two years ago, and that includes one of the most stylish interiors on the market.

Additionally, the price is fair, and this midsize SUV is among one of the stalest vehicles. Some companies have struggled to make crossovers and SUVs that will stand out from the competition. In those attempts, the manufacturers are going for bolder design and are searching for some technology solutions in order to attract buyers. Most of them failed with no so popular segments like an SUV “coupes”. But with Volvo XC90, the winning formula is there.

2019 Volvo XC90 front

2019 Volvo XC90 Changes

The exterior of 2019 Volvo XC90 is elegant. It comes with a new front grille with a large Volvo emblem in the middle. The T-shaped LED running lights also known as the “Thor’s hammer” and round taillights are giving this Volvo recognizable look. The wheels are coming in different sizes from 18 to 21 inches. The side mirrors are retractable, new door handles are installed and the tailgate is power-operated. Furthermore, three additional colors have been added. Pine Grey, Denim Blue, and Maple Brown will come as an option, next to existing Magic Blue, Twilight Bronze, and Savile Gray.

Exterior Dimension

Wheelbase Dimension 117.4 inch
Length, Overall 194.8 inch
Height, Overall 69.8 inch
Track Width, Front 66 inch
Track Width, Rear 66.2 inch
Minimum Ground Clearance 9.4 inch

2019 Volvo XC90 Interior

Volvo is continuing to impress with the interiors innovations. Everything inside the cabin looks modern, and there is a jewel-like knob for starting the car being added. There is a room for seven, the leather seats are optional, but the new 9-inch center display is standard. The 2019 Volvo XC90 will come with the two rows for five passengers, and three rows for seven. With the Excellence trim, you will get four individual seats with heating and cooling options. The third-row seats are good only for children, and cargo space is great when seats are folded.

Max Passanger Capacity and Interior Dimension

Maximum Passenger Capacity 5
Front Head Space 38.8 inch
Front Leg Space 40.8 inch
Front Shoulder Space 57.8 inch
Front Hip Space 57 inch
Second Head Space 38.6 inch
Second Leg Space 38 inch
Second Shoulder Space 56.5 inch
Second Hip Room Space 56.5 inch

Volvo XC90 Features of Standard and Optional Package

The standard package of infotainment system is now even better than on previous models. There is now a inclusion of semi-autonomous Pilot Assist, that is coming with the cruise control. Blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assist, rearview camera, emergency braking and rear parking sensors are all included.

The list of impressive features continues with dual-zone climate control, navigation, power tailgate, and moonroof. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are available as well, but also a new 224-watt Bowers & Wilkins audio system. The upholstery is leatherette, and now you can check fuel or lock the doors via your smartphone.

The optional equipment will include leather-and-wood, the mighty audio system Bowers & Wilkins, full degree camera of 360, quad-zone automatic climate control, 12.3-inch digital display and also a head-up display. The best safety for the youngest is integrated child booster seat that will be available and harness for dogs.

Crash Test Results

The best of the best is the safety features that will come with the new 2019 Volvo XC90. There will be plenty of safety and amenities in this model. As per the US NHTSA crash test results, this model is the safest SUV in the world with 5 five star rating.

Safety Features

Electronic Stability Control and Roll Stability Control
Side Impact Beams
Driveline Traction Control
Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Emergency S.O.S On-Call
Blind Spot Sensor
Rear Parking Sensors
City Safety Forward Collision and Cross Traffic Alert Rear Collision
Lane Keeping Mitigation Lane Keeping Assist
Lane Keeping Mitigation Lane Departure Warning
Low Tire Pressure Warning
Back-Up Camera
Curtain 1st, 2nd And 3rd Row Airbags
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Driver Knee Airbag
Power Rear Child Safety Locks
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts

2019 Volvo XC90 interior

2019 Volvo XC90 Engine Specs

There is plenty of options for 2019 Volvo XC90 when it comes to drivetrains. For a base T5 model, standard engine is 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4. It will produce 250hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. The second one is same engine but much powerful 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4. This one is T6 model with AWD system as a standard. This supercharged/turbocharged engine will provide up to 315hp.

2019 Volvo XC90 T8 Plug-in Hybrid

The third engine is in the T8 model and it comes with an AWD System. It is the same as the previous one, but it comes with an electric motor as well. The 2.0-liter supercharged/turbocharged inline-4 engine will make 313 horsepower at 5,700 rpm. The alone electric motor is capable to produce 87 horsepower with 177 lb-ft of torque. This combination will give a maximum net output of 400 HP. The pure electric range on a full charge for this electric motor is 14 miles.

2019 Volvo XC90 T8

Volvo XC90 Fuel Economy

The first one engine T5 comes with front-wheel drive or optional all-wheel-drive system. It will be very economical with city/highway fuel economy of 22/29 mpg for the (FWD) and 22/28 mpg for the (AWD). The next one is T6 engine that comes with only AWD system. This one is will give a fuel economy of 20/27 mpg in the city/highway. The last one is T8 or the plug-in hybrid with the fuel economy of around 25 mpg combined and 54 MPGe combined.

Towing Capacity

The 2019 Volvo XC90 with base engine T5 can tow maximum 5200 lbs, while the T6 model can tow around 5900lbs. The plug-in hybrid variant is capable to tow less than 5300 lbs. This is very impressive numbers. The maximum capacity that is recommended by the company is 5000 lbs.

2019 Volvo XC90 side

2019 Volvo XC90 Release Date and Price

No one knows exactly when will 2019 Volvo XC90 come out, but some rumors are saying that this SUV will hit the markets in December 2019. The base T5 2019 Volvo XC90 will cost around $48,000. A T6 is just over $55,000 and T8 plug-in hybrid will cost at least $66,000.


The 2019 Volvo XC90 will face with many opponents, but no one can beat it. With the standard or base price, it will be under the Audi Q7Lexus GXLand Rover Discovery and also a BMW X5.

One Reply to “2019 Volvo XC90 Release Date, T8, Redesign”

  1. Veronica Roach says:

    That commercial currently playing on MSNBC is driving everybody mad – I have just discovered the opera singer – Miki Sahashi- what a voice- but cannot find a full recording & what exactly is the aria ????? Sure you got me into your web site but I regret I simply cannot afford your lovely suv – but that music omg !

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