2009 Volvo XC90 User Reviews

2009 Volvo XC90 Review Ratings

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  • Performance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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Ruuti writes:
2009 Volvo XC90 3.2 Review
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Ruuti
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Great — This car is as big as I need it to be. It is the fastest SUV that I have ever driven at 265 horsepower. Because I am leasing the car, It's a little less expensive than buying a Volvo XC90.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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spinedoc writes:
2009 Volvo XC90 3.2 Review
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4

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Commanding view of the road.  Comfortable front seats, Sharp looking.

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Spartan in appointments.  Think of Scandanavian furniture.  Made of fine woods without the embellishmentrs, details, bells or whistles you would expect at this price point.

spinedoc
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If Safety Is Your First Priority... This Is Your Vehicle! — With sharp lines and a now classic body style, the heavy XC90 makes a fine appearance in any driveway. The exterior lines are clean and smooth. The vehicle is made with Volvo's attention to safety and the driver and front seat passenger will be very comfortable having a commanding view of the road. Things deteriorate rapidly however for the rear seat passengers in terms of comfort and disappear all together for the third row passengers who have to be either very small children (not particularly safe) or lower limb amputees such is the paucity of leg room. If you have any propensity towards claustrophobia you will NOT be able to ride in the middle or rear seats. They are simply too confining. As for appointments, the Volvo disappoints here entirely. At this price point only the very most expensive models will come with what is now standard equipment in higher end vehicles such as a back up camera and heated seating. Bottom Line: great for two + two kids because its safe.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Liz696 writes:
2009 Volvo XC90 3.2 Review
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Great SUV.  Lots of room to carry groceries, boxes and even furniture. I love the way the  tailgate lowers and I love the gorcery barrier and hooks.  Carries five people comfortably, children in the third row only.  Very comfortable for long road trips, just plug in my IPod and off we go.

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Accelerator and brakes are a little touchy, but apparently that is indicative of european cars.  I did have to get new brakes after only 20,000 miles.  My only real disappointment is the visors.  They are okay in the forward position, but when you move them to the side, they are useless.  I was very diasappointed that there was no real thought behind this part of the car.  Of course I would love better gas mileage - but it is an SUV after all.

Liz696
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Still Love This Car After Three Years! — Car is still going strong. I have had it for three years now. There have been some minor glitches - the ignition locked up on me, AM radio went out and seat adjustment become sporadic. All were still under warranty so no problem getting them fixed. Otherwise it runs great and I am still very happy with my Volvo.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Richard writes:
2009 Volvo XC90 V8 R-Design Review
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NOT MUCH

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Xc90r — Incredible SUV, great buy, would recommend it to anyone who asked. THis was a simple buy when we heard how reliable and how safe it was. This car is amazing to drive nd handles like a dream. 1 2 3

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Xc90 — Wonderfull SUV. Driving pleasure 100%. Design from Sweden: keep it simple but beautifull. Geartronic is the must. Power on the 2,4L diesel engine can be uploaded to 225hp/460 NM with easy to install software. Cheaper as ML and Q7. Safety and comfort above all!!!! Don't think, just buy it!!!

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Reviews From Other Years

2003 Volvo XC90 Reviews

Safety, Flexibility And Good Looks At The Expense Of Reliability And High Maintenance Costs By alpinehills

I love the flexible interior space, safety and good looks. But this car has cost me dearly in a high amount of fixes. If you value looks, safety and flexibility over reliability and like spending time... Read More

Problem Child By faitherdoo

I had a feeling that the decision to purchase would be regretted... two tranny replacements in under 3 years and countless other issues, I am glad to be trading this one in! I've lost WAY too much mon... Read More

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2004 Volvo XC90 Reviews

Very Nice By Blessed01

The car is nice.. It gets me where I need to go on a daily basis. I been in love with the Volvo XC90 and knew I had to have it. I took put a new transmission in which makes the car a better car. Read More

Very Clean, Reliable Safe Family Car By Sflattem

This is Americas safest car around! Very reliable, safe, durable, yet, sleek and modern looking! The comfort of the seats makes any drive very comfortable, the built in booster seat, means youll never... Read More

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2005 Volvo XC90 Reviews

Excellent By pencil12

Love the car,just don't need all the space anymore. This suv is a well built vehicle with lots of power. the great thing is it only burns regular gas. It is clean inside and out. Rides better and is q... Read More

Good Family Car By mgomeze

6cd changer, power seats, 2.5l turbocharged engine, and a lot of safety features make this a great family car. If need to load, huge cargo area by folding third row, second row, and even passenger si... Read More

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2006 Volvo XC90 Reviews

Great Safe Good Sounding Car By Chriswould88

Everything is great about it except for the fact to get it fixed is very expensive. The sound system blows me away every time I turn it up. But so does the amount of gas this car uses. I recommend thi... Read More

Very Safe And Reliable Car By WL27

Interior is more luxurious than I gave it credit for. Very spacious interior. Front and back seats slide to adjust for legroom. Big cargo space can hold bike and or tons of baby/child for longer tr... Read More

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2007 Volvo XC90 Reviews

2007 Xc90 Awd V8 Amazing Suv Best In Class By 247locksmith

Smooth, powerful ride. Stylish. Became VOLVO lover after my XC90 AWD V8.. Great family SUV. Very user friendly, the longer you drive.. the more you appreciate it! It's a luxuries feel with powerf... Read More

Good Adventure Car! By thirdpedal

I initially started looking at the XC90 partly because of the styling but also because of Volvo's legendary reputation for safety (remember "boxy, but good?"). It's styling has remained relevant sinc... Read More

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