Volvo has confirmed the V90 Cross Country T6 will come with the all-aluminum turbo- and supercharged 2.0-liter four that is good for 316 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, but it’s a reasonably safe assumption that the turbocharged 240-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder might make an appearance in different trims. Both will be paired with an eight-speed automatic and all-wheel drive. A hybrid version also is possible, as Volvo’s all-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid T8 Twin Engine powertrain already exists in the mechanically related XC90 crossover. It employs three primary modes of operation, including EV (able to drive at speeds up to 75 mph), Hybrid (switching among its gas engine, electric power, and a combo thereof), and Power (in which the engine and the electric motor combine to produce 400 horsepower and 472 lb-ft of torque). As with the new XC90, the V90 Cross Country will offer four-cylinder power exclusively, as Volvo has stated it won’t be offering engines with more than four cylinders in any of its vehicles.
While many details including EPA fuel economy estimates remain TBD, Volvo did tell us that the V90 Cross Country has a base MSRP of $56,295. The Luxury package ($4500) adds ventilated nappa leather seats with massage, a leather upgrade on the dash and door panels, heated rear seats, rear sun curtains, four-zone climate control, a power-operated load cover, and color-coordinated sills and bumpers. The Convenience package ($1950) brings Volvo’s HomeLink, a rearview-mirror compass, parking assist, heated washer nozzles, a 360-degree rearview camera, upgraded interior illumination, and a grocery-bag holder. Adding the rear air suspension and active chassis adds $1200, while opting for the 20-inch, 10-spoke wheels will set you back $750 for the set. A pair of integrated child booster cushions will set parents back $500, metallic paint is $560, Bowers & Wilkins premium audio is $2650, and a head-up display is $900.
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