The most awarded SUV of the century

All the attention, All the awards

Our never-ending quest to make the safest, most luxurious car in its class has been recognized. And we’re honored.

Motor Trend’s 2016 SUV of the Year®

The Volvo XC90 was named Motor Trend’s SUV of the Year yet again. Developed with a 316 horsepower, supercharged and turbocharged Drive-E engine, a tablet-like control system and luxurious Scandinavian design, the 2016 XC90 sets a new standard for safety. It’s the safest Volvo ever.

Awarded the highest possible safety rating from IIHS

In all Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests, the Volvo XC90 received a good rating, its top honor. As a “2016 Top Safety Pick+,” the Volvo XC90 excelled in both preventive and protective safety performance, highlighting the exceptional nature of what we do at Volvo. It’s no wonder the Volvo XC90 is one of the safest cars on the road to date.

2016 CNET Roadshow Vehicle of the Year

CNET’s Roadshow Shift Awards highlight the best in innovative, disruptive technologies and products in the automotive world. According to CNET, the Volvo XC90 T8 sets a new standard of luxury with its Scandinavian crystal, fine Nappa leather and smooth, powerful plug-in hybrid powertrain.

Kelley Blue Book Best Auto Tech Award - Volvo XC90

Best Auto Tech Award

The Volvo XC90’s Sensus infotainment system scored the 2016 Kelley Blue Book Best Auto Tech Award – with its winning combination of vivid graphics, sleek design, 9” touchscreen, and advanced technology.


For more information, visit Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com.

Business Insider Car of the Year - XC90 Luxury SUV

Car of the Year 2015

Despite fierce competition, the Volvo XC90 earned the esteemed Car of the Year accolade from Business Insider.

“All in all, the Volvo XC90 is a solidly built, well-designed luxury crossover, outfitted with all the technology almost anyone could want. As a car, the overall package is compelling.”

Business Insider, December 2015

Best of 2016: Volvo XC90

The Volvo XC90 Best Of 2016 win comes as no surprise to those who get behind the wheel. According to Cars.com, the Volvo XC90 exceeded expectations with its superb drivability, exceptional gas mileage, luxurious interior, advanced safety features and intuitive touchscreen.
2016 Yahoo! Awards - Ride and Tech of the Year - XC90 SUV

2016 YAHOO! Awards

2016 YAHOO! Autos Ride of the Year: Volvo XC90
“This is an SUV that pushes the envelope on technology, safety, interior design and utility.” 

2016 YAHOO! Autos Tech Ride of th Volvo XC90
“Best ride, most unobtrusive technology, most refined self-driving and safety features.”
 Esquire Best SUV of the Year - XC90

Best SUV of the Year

“The interior is clean and gorgeous. The razor-sharp center touchscreen is shockingly fast and intuitive. The turbo- and supercharged 316-hp, 2.0-liter four has just enough power, the Bowers & Wilkins stereo is astonishing and the seats are comfy for weeks.”

Esquire, November 2015


The All-Stars are in – 7 winners were selected from the best new cars in America with class, importance and desirability. And the Volvo XC90 made the cut.

“This is easily one of the best SUVs on the road today.”

AUTOMOBILE, January 2016