Description

The 2017 XC90 T8 Plug-in Hybrid is a PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) Full-sized SUV.  The front wheels of the XC90 Plug-in Hybrid are driven by a five-cylinder 2.0-litre supercharged and turbocharged gasoline engine, while the rear axle features the ERAD (Electric Rear Axle Drive) System in the form of an electric motor, which receives its power from a 10.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack.  Together, the hybrid Twin-Engine powertrain produces a combined 407 horsepower, and 472 lb-ft of torque that accelerates the SUV from zero to sixty in 5.6 seconds.  The XC90 features a eight-speed automatic transmission.  Three driving modes will allow the driver to adjust the XC90’s power and performance to their liking; Pure, which offers as much electric power as possible; Hybrid, which uses both diesel and battery power in an efficient manner; and Power, which combines the diesel engine and electric motor to offer the quickest acceleration.  The XC90 T8 has an all-electric range of 17 miles, and with its 13.2-gallon gas tank, achieves a total range of 350 miles.

Specs
  • Vehicle Type: Cars, Four-Door SUV
  • Drivetrain: PHEV
  • Electric Range: 17 mi
  • Total Range: 350 mi
  • Top Speed: 150 mph
  • Number of Seats: 7
  • Connector Type(s): J1772
  • Price (USD): $68,100
  • Vehicle Website: Volvo XC90 T8
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  • CVRP Eligible
2 comments on “Volvo XC90 T8”
  1. John Bazan says:

    I understand Volvo is coming to the US Market next year with XC60 T8 PHEV. I will be retiring in the next couple years and one criteria we set for ourselves was to purchase a PHEV in a Crossover type vehicle. The XC90 T8 was more money that I care to spend. Hopefully the XC60 is more attainable. Any idea what the pricing will be for the XC60 T8?

    1. Cameron Garrett says:

      Hey John, I too am very interested in the XC60 Plugin Hybrid. Looked on Edmunds yesterday and while they don’t have a review yet, they do have pricing! If accurate, they suggest the XC60 Plugin will start at $53k and will be eligible for a $5k US federal tax credit based on the 10 kWh battery. I will definitely test drive one when they hit dealers this fall, and as long as 20 miles of electric driving is doable I may pull the trigger. Hope this helps you.

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