The most awarded luxury 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.

2016 North American Truck of the Year®

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

Awarded a Top Safety Pick from the IIHS

Drafting of the awarded safety of its predecessors by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the XC90 is just one of the five Volvo vehicles that have been named a 2017 Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick+. 

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.


2018 Consumer Guide® Best Buy Award

Of the 15 vehicles in its class, Consumer Guide® chose the innovative Volvo XC90 to receive the Best Buy Award for the 2018 model year. Thanks to a beautifully crafted cabin, efficient fuel economy, and unconventional features, the XC90 secured this award for the third consecutive year.
Read more about the 2018 Consumer Guide® Best Buy Awards here
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Best Auto Tech Award


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

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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
Business Insider Car of the Year - XC90 Luxury SUV

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! Auto Ride of the Year: 2016 Volvo XC90

2016 YAHOO! Awards

“This is an SUV that pushes the envelope on technology, safety, interior design and utility.” 

“Best ride, most unobtrusive technology, most refined self-driving and safety features.”
2016 Yahoo! Awards - Ride and Tech of the Year - XC90 SUV
 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
AutoGuide.com’s 2016 Utility Vehicle of the Year Award
 Women's World Car of the Year
2016 Women’s World Car of the Year
2015 Yankee Cup Technology Award
TU Automotive Car Maker of the Year Award
NAIAS 2016 North American Track/Utility of the Year
Texas Auto Writers Association
Best Interior and Luxury CUV of Texas