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The all-new Volvo XC90 named Best of 2016

Detroit, MI (Jan. 12, 2016) – The Volvo XC90 was presented with’s Best of 2016 award today at an awards show at The Fillmore Detroit. 


Praising the all-new XC90 for its unparalleled execution, citied the luxury SUV’s distinctive Scandinavian styling, blissfully comfortable ride, intuitive and easy to use Sensus infotainment system and family-friendly details like a suite of active-safety features, standard airy panoramic moonroof and integrated boosters seats.


The Volvo XC90 sets a new standard for the luxury SUV segment with an all-new design, Drive-E powertrain and industry-leading semi-autonomous driving technologies. It is equipped with the most comprehensive and technologically sophisticated standard safety package available in the automotive industry and is also available with Pilot Assist – a semi-autonomous driving system that will control vehicle speed and direction up to 30 MPH.


“We at Volvo Cars are honored that the XC90 has been named one of’s Best of 2016 vehicles,” said Lex Kerssemakers, president and CEO of Volvo Car USA. “The recognition the XC90 has received is a testament to our design and engineering approach and demonstrates that we are absolutely on the right track as we refresh our entire product portfolio.”


Featuring an unrivalled combination of power and fuel efficiency, the all-new XC90 comes equipped with either front or all-wheel-drive configurations with 250- or 316-horsepower turbocharged and dual-charged engines that can deliver up to an EPA rated 25 MPG. The XC90 is also available with Volvo’s T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) powertrain producing 400 horsepower.


The Volvo S60 was also nominated for’s Luxury Car of the Year award, with praising the vehicle as a powerful, agile sedan with unique touches that help it stand apart from the luxury field.


To learn more about the all-new 2016 Volvo XC90, please visit or your local Volvo dealer.

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