The present era Volvo XC90 was first revealed in 2014 and marked a brand new section for the Swedish auto big in each design and know-how. Over time, the automaker’s full line-up has been upgraded to the brand new design and structure, and Volvo has now diverted its consideration again to the XC90. Receiving its first main replace since launch, the 2020 Volvo XC90 facelift has been revealed and brings a number of upgrades to the flagship Swedish SUV. The brand new mannequin will get refined styling modifications, whereas there much more options now out there on the providing.
Visually, the 2020 Volvo XC90 SUV will get tweaks together with the brand new grille that’s in-line with the automaker’s newer choices. The interior housing for the headlamps has been revised whereas the Thor’s hammer continues to dominate the face. The alloy wheel design is new and so are the outside colors. Inside, the SUV continues to retain the identical design and format as the present mannequin, however the huge change is the addition of a six-seater configuration versus the present 5 and seven-seater layouts. The vertically-stacked touchscreen infotainment system can be out there with Android Auto compatiblity now, whilst Apple CarPlay has been out there for some time. The system may even come built-in with Spotify music streaming in markets the place the characteristic is on the market.
For 2020, the Volvo XC90 facelift not comes with the brand new Kinetic Vitality Restoration Braking System (KERS), which the Swedish automaker says may help save as much as 15 per cent in gasoline effectivity in real-world driving. Furthermore, the SUV will emit decrease emissions with the characteristic onboard, making a smaller carbon footprint. The Volvo XC90 geared up with KERS will get the brand new B badge to distinguish from the present petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid variations, and the system can be paired with the present inside combustion engines on provide. Initially, KERS can be out there on the B5 petrol and diesel in addition to the B6 petrol engines, whereas the automotive maker will roll out the identical on different engines steadily. Anticipate to see the brand new characteristic on different Volvo fashions as effectively sooner or later.
As well as, the Volvo XC90 facelift will come geared up with security options like Oncoming Lane Mitigation, Metropolis Security with Autobrake, and Cross Site visitors Alert methods, along with the XC90’s security cage that already affords a tonne of energetic and passive security options.
Volvo bought a complete of 320,000 models of the XC90 globally since its introduction, and the automotive maker is seeking to enhance that quantity with the up to date mannequin. The 2020 XC90 will enter manufacturing in Might this 12 months, whereas bookings for the mannequin are open in a number of markets. Anticipate India to get the brand new XC90 in direction of the top of this 12 months or in early 2020, nevertheless it must be seen if the brand new KERS ‘B’ badged variants can be bought right here. At current, costs for the SUV begin at Rs. 80.90 lakh (ex-showroom), however anticipate to see marginal hike with the identical as soon as the brand new model arrives.