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2004 Volvo XC90 - Expert Reviews


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2004 volvo xc90 Professional Edmunds Review
Source: Edmunds

...into the SUV arena has everything it needs to compete in this highly competitive category.Published: 10/02/2004 Updated: 10/02/2009 What's New for 2004: Changes are minimal for the XC90's second year on the market. All models get wheel and tire upgrades -- 2.5Ts will wear 225/70R17 rubber and T6s will wear 235/65R17 rubber, but both get the same 17-inch "Neptune" wheels. Ice White is a new exterior color choice. Stand-alone options now include a wood steering wheel, aluminum dash inlays and a leather shift knob. Pros: Safe as a bank vault, plush ride, feels smaller than it is, high-quality...

2004 Volvo XC90
Source: MSN Autos

...However, midsize sport utilities aren't known for sparkling fuel economy. Styling of the XC90 makes it look smaller than it is, but it's about the same length at 189 inches as the fairly large Acura MDX. Prospective buyers should check their garage space. While high, the XC90 isn't hard to enter or leave because it has a fairly low floor and its seats are designed for easy entry and exit. Occupants sit high, with a good view of surroundings. Lots of Equipment Even the base XC90 is loaded with equipment, which includes automatic climate control, a tilt-telescoping steering wheel and the usual...

2004 Volvo XC90 Overview
Source: CarGurus

...There was no sophomore jinx for the Volvo XC90, as it continued to enjoy great popularity in 2004.
The first true SUV for the Swedish manufacturer had first rolled onto dealer lots in autumn of 2002 for the 2003 model year.Based on an experimental development called the Adventure Concept Car,
the XC90 is built on the same platform as the S80, Volvo's largest sedan.
Its combination of safety features, comfort, and style appealed to everyone from suburban moms to young, outdoorsy types.Since this model was totally new the previous year, not much changed for '04.
Volvo did...

2004 Volvo XC90 Professional Review

...All-wheel drive is standard on the T6, and the 2.5T model may have front-wheel drive. Safety Volvo?s Roll Stability Control System employs a gyrosensor. If the rollover risk reaches a specified threshold, Dynamic Stability Traction Control is activated. Inflatable side curtain-type airbags drop down for all three rows of seats. Driving Impressions The gentle but capable XC90 is solid and refined and handles more like a taut European sedan. It reacts masterfully on twisting roads and functions with precise control. Expect a smooth and solid ride as the base suspension irons out pavement...

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New Volvo XC90 To Debut This Fall, Hit Showrooms Spring 2015

Volvo’s current XC90 is long overdue for renewal, having been on the market since the 2003 model year. A successor is in the works and was previewed at the recent... read more January 23, 2014 by 

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Volvo Concept XC Coupe Revealed, Hints At Design Of 2015 XC90: Live Photos, Video

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