The 2022 Volvo S90 is equipped with an updated safety software platform and hardware, but is otherwise unchanged from last year's 2021 model which received styling updates.
2022 Volvo S90
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2022 Volvo S90 Overview
Choosing Your Volvo S90
The Volvo S90 is available in three trims: Momentum, Inscription, and R-Design. Starting prices range from $52,595 to $55,695.
The S90 is currently available with a 2.0-liter supercharged and turbocharged four-cylinder engine, dubbed T6, that produces 316 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. It's routed through an eight-speed automatic that sends power to an all-wheel-drive system.
A T8 Recharge plug-in hybrid powertrain is offered as well, and generates a total of 400 hp and 472 pound-feet of torque, and delivers up to an EPA-estimated 21 miles of EV-only driving. The T8 Recharge is available in Inscription and R-Design trims for $5,400.
The T6 powertrain achieves an EPA-estimated 23 miles per gallon city, 31 mpg highway, and 26 combined. The T8 achieves 63 mpg and 30 mpg combined on gas-only, and can travel a total of 490 miles before needing to be refueled.
Passenger and Cargo Capacity
The S90 is Volvo’s large car and the interior is appropriately sized. Stretching to 200 inches in length and riding on a 120.5-inch wheelbase, the S90 provides 40.4 inches of rear legroom and 13.5 cubic feet of trunk space.
There is seating for five, however, the middle seat must contend with a floor hump.
As one would expect, the S90 is standard with a host of active and passive safety equipment. Automatic braking, blind-spot detection, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, and rear cross-traffic alert is included. A few other notables include rain-sensing wipers with integrated washers and front parking sensors, and a surround-view camera is available through the optional Advance Package.
The 2022 model also receives an updated array of sensors and Volvo’s latest safety platform that is ready to adopt future software updates as they are developed.
The 2022 Volvo S90 has not been rated but last year’s model earned a 2021 Top Safety Pick+ from IIHS.
All trims are equipped with a 9-inch infotainment touchscreen that features navigation, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, HD radio, and satellite radio. The standard 10-speaker, 210-watt audio system pumps out the tunes and a wireless charging pad keeps phones powered up as well.
The Momentum trim offers a Harman Kardon upgrade for $800 that includes 14 speakers and 600 watts, while the Inscription and R-Design trims can be had with a Bowers and Wilkens 19-speaker and 1400-watt sound system for $3,200.
The base trim of Volvo’s large sedan is well equipped with 18-inch wheels, power-folding heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, and a panoramic sunroof. The interior features heated leather seats, a leather steering wheel, a 12-inch digital gauge cluster, two-zone climate control, and open-pore wood trim.
The Climate Package is $750 and includes heated windshield wipers, a heated steering wheel, and heated rear seats.
The Advanced Package includes the stereo upgrade and surround-view camera, as well as a head-up display, a power trunk lid, and ambient lighting for $1,900.
The Inscription trim includes upgrades such as 19-inch wheels, a high gloss black grille with chrome surround, puddle lights, ventilated seats with adjustable side bolsters and cushion extensions, four-zone climate control, and a power rear sunshade.
The Climate and Advanced Packages are also offered for $750 and $1,700, respectively.
An Active Chassis package is offered for $1,200 and includes adaptive dampers and rear air suspension.
The R-Design trim features a sportier look with revised front and rear bumpers and grille, gloss black window trim and exterior mirror housings, and unique 19-inch wheels. The interior gains sport seats with contrast stitching and aluminum trim.
The R-Design offers the same packages as the Inscription trim.
The Inscription trim offers the luxuries of a premium car with some notable upgrades over the base trim, but without a major price increase.