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2021 T5 Inscription 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Wagon
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Price:   -  From $51,800
2021 T5 R-Design 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Wagon Price:   -  From $51,800
2021 T6 Cross Country 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon Price:   -  From $54,900
2021 T6 Inscription 4dr All-Wheel Drive Wagon Price:   -  From $57,800
2021 T6 R-Design 4dr All-Wheel Drive Wagon Price:   -  From $57,800

Overview

What's New

The 2021 Volvo V90 is the quintessential Volvo – the flagship station wagon from a brand built on station wagons. It’s back with minimal changes, adding a few standard features and exterior tweaks.

The V90 Cross Country loses the plastic cladding on the exterior, which brings it more in line with the rest of the range. All models get a slightly revised grille, front and rear bumpers, taillight design, spoiler, and wheels. Newly standard equipment includes wireless charging, blind-spot monitoring, adaptive LED headlights, and two rear USB ports.

Choosing Your Volvo V90

The V90 comes in three trim levels: R-Design, Inscription, and Cross Country. The first two differ mostly in aesthetics, while the Cross Country adds a rugged touch. Prices start at $52,795 including destination for the R-Design or Inscription, while the Cross Country starts at $55,895.

Engine Choices

The V90 comes with two engine choices for 2021. The base T5 powertrain is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, which comes standard on the R-Design and Inscription. The T6 is based on the same engine, but it adds a supercharger to the mix. The T6 is standard on the Cross Country and available on the lower two trims for an extra $6,000.

Engine TypeHorsepowerTorqueFuel Economy (Combined)
T5 2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder250 hp258 lb-ft26 mpg
T6 2.0L Turbo and Supercharged 4-Cylinder316 hp295 lb-ft25 mpg

The T5 comes with front-wheel drive only, while the T6 gets standard all-wheel drive. Both powertrains share an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Passenger and Cargo Capacity

The V90 seats five passengers in comfort, with about 36 inches of rear leg room. That’s not quite as much as rivals like the Subaru Outback, but it’s enough for all but the tallest passengers.

Cargo capacity starts at 19.8 cubic feet and expands to 53.9 with the rear seats folded. That’s more than most hatchbacks, but falls short of wagon competitors like the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon.

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Safety Features

Volvo continues to expand its suite of standard active safety tech. This year, the kit includes adaptive headlights and front parking sensors in addition to the already standard automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and rear parking sensors. A surround-view camera is optional on all trims through the Advanced Package.

Connectivity

Volvo’s Sensus infotainment system runs through a vertically-oriented 9-inch touchscreen on all trims. It's compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and comes with navigation baked in. A 12.3-inch driver information center, Harman Kardon audio system, and a wireless charging pad come standard.

The aforementioned Advanced Package also includes a head-up display. A 19-speaker Bowers and Wilkins audio system is a $3,200 standalone option ($4,000 on the Cross Country).

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R-Design - From $52,795

The R-Design shares most of its features with the Inscription, but skews toward performance with a sport chassis that tightens up responses. The exterior gets aggressive bodywork, 19-inch wheels, and a hands-free power tailgate. The inside hs heated front seats, perforated Nappa leather upholstery, four-zone climate control, and a panoramic sunroof.

For the full tech experience, the Advanced Package ($1,500) adds a head-up display and a surround-view camera. The only other significant bundle is the Climate Package ($750), which heats up the rear seats, steering wheel, and wiper nozzles.

Inscription - From $52,795

The Inscription trim focuses on comfort and luxury over sportiness. The infotainment and tech features all mirror the R-Design, but the Inscription comes with a softer chassis, oak inlays, and power-adjustable side supports for the front seats.

The one exclusive option on the Inscription is massage-capable front seats, which cost $500.

Cross Country - From $55,895

The V90 Cross Country blurs the lines between wagon and crossover by adding 2.6 inches of clearance (up to 8.3 inches). It uses a different suspension to handle the extra height, but loses the Harman Kardon audio system and fancy inlays of the other trims. It also comes standard with the T6 engine.

The Advanced Package includes ambient lighting here, which pushes price up to $1,700. However, a heated steering wheel comes standard, which means the Climate Package costs only $450.

For the ultimate in front-row comfort, the Lounge Package ($2,800) adds massage-capable front seats with power lumbar support and a cooled glovebox, among other perks. The Cross Country shares an optional adaptive air suspension with the larger XC90, available for an extra $1,200.

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CarsDirect Tip

Most of the important features on the 2021 Volvo V90 come standard. Unless you know you need the clearance of the Cross Country, pick whichever of the R-Design or Inscription appeals most to your sense of Scandinavian style.

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Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
Standard: 2.0L I-4 / 250 HP / 258 ft.lbs.
Available: 2.0L I-4 / 258 HP / 295 ft.lbs.
Transmission
Geartronic 8-spd Geartronic w/OD
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
22 / 33 / 27 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
Standard: 2.0L I-4 / 250 HP / 258 ft.lbs.
Available: 2.0L I-4 / 258 HP / 295 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
22 / 33 / 27 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
15.9 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Premium Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$61
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
69.0 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
Exterior Length
194.7 "
Exterior Width
74.6 "
Exterior Height
58.2 " / 63.0 "
Front Headroom
37.8 "
Rear Headroom
37.7 "
Front Legroom
42.2 "
Rear Legroom
35.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
57.5 "
Rear Shoulder Room
55.9 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
3,976 Lbs.
Wheel Base
116 "
Turning Radius
19.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
19.0 " Machined W/painted Accents Aluminum / 20.0 " Machined W/painted Accents Aluminum
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone / Metallic Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote W/tilt Down Heated
Bumpers
Body-colored With Metal-look Insert
Grille Moldings
Metal-look W/chrome Surround
Rear Spoiler
Exhaust
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Nappa Leather
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(12-way Power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(12-way Power)
Front Armrests
(12-way Power)
Rear Armrests
Center With Pass-thru
Rear Seats
60-40 Split-bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Sensus Connect Siriusxm Am/fm/hd/satellite, Seek-scan
Speakers
14 Harman/kardon / 19 Bowers & Wilkins
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Express Open/close
Rearview Mirror
Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver And Passenger
Tinted Windows
Deep
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
3
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Sips Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Driver
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Sips Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front And Rear
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
City Safety Forward Collision Mitigation W/left Turn Assist
Blind Spot Sensor
Blis W/steer Assist Blind Spot
Lane Departure Warning
Lane Keeping Aid/run-off Road Mitigation Lane Departure
Autonomous Cruise Control
Intellisafe Assist - Pilot Assist Hands-on Steering Assist
Pedestrian Detection
Front Pedestrian Detection Prevention
Driver Attention Alert
Driver Alert Control Driver Attention
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Auto Highbeam (ahb) Auto High-beam
Adaptive Headlights
Active Bending Lights Directionally Adaptive
Parking Sensors
Front And Rear / Park Assist Pilot Automated
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Major Components Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Months
48 Months / Unlimited Miles
Corrosion Perforation
144 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months

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