Volvo EX90 – Electric Car Review

Overview – Volvo EX90

The Volvo EX90 is the company’s new electric SUV flagship model for 2024. It has advanced safety technology and is the most powerful Volvo ever, with a 111 kWh battery and dual electric motors that deliver 496 hp and 671 lb-ft of torque. It’s the first Volvo to offer three-row seating and Dolby Atmos sound.

Volvo EX90 – front view

The Volvo EX90 is an impressive electric SUV that has an abundance of safety features and an impressive level of interior comfort. It has a modern, sleek look and a large, spacious interior. The EX90 is perfect for large families who are looking for a safe and reliable car.

Volvo EX90 – Energy And Carbon Efficiency

The Volvo EX90 has a rather high 119 gCO2/mi (74 gCO2/km) emission figure, which is higher than even the Ford Mustang Mach-E SR AWD (108 gCO2/mi) and the BMW i7 xDrive60 (104 gCO2/mi). The Volvo EX90 has also higher emissions than the Volkswagen ID5 (92 gCO2/mi) and the Hyundai IONIQ 6 (84 gCO2/mi). However, the Jaguar I-Pace EV400 has a slightly higher emission figure of 112 gCO2/mi.

EV Engine, Power and Performance

The EX90 will be offered in two powertrains: a 496-hp version and a 402-hp version. Both models have dual electric motors connected to a 111-kWh battery, and the 496-hp version will have the highest torque rating of any Volvo to date. The EX90 has a range of up to 300 miles and can be charged from 10 to 80 percent in around 30 minutes. It also has bi-directional charging capabilities, so owners can use the vehicle to power their home in an emergency.

The Volvo EX90 comes with a 5 doors and an automatic transmission. It has two power outputs available, with the 408hp version having a maximum range of 364 miles, and the 517hp version having a range of 360 miles. Charging from 10 to 80% takes from 30 minutes in both cases.

Interior Comfort and Cargo Dimensions

The EX90 is based on a new EV-specific platform that offers more interior space than a gas-powered SUV, and it has three-row seating available or as standard equipment. Its spacious interior will make it an ideal family vehicle.

Inside, the minimalist design continues, with a 14.5-inch portrait-orientated touchscreen in the centre of the dashboard and little in the way of physical buttons. There’s a bunch of built-in Google goodies, while your phone will also act as a key to unlock and start the car. It has 310 litres of boot space with all seven seats in place and 650 litres when the third row is folded away.

The EX90 is equipped with fast charging

Infotainment, Tech and Connectivity

The EX90 comes with a 14.5-inch infotainment display with integrated Google Maps and Google Assistant, as well as wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It also has a Volvo app that allows users to control vehicle locking and climate control functions from their smartphones. This model is the first Volvo with Dolby Atmos sound via a 25-speaker Bowers & Wilkins system, and it has Google’s HD maps for improved Pilot Assist semi-autonomous driving.

The EX90 has a 360-degree view of the world around the car and helps avoid obstacles ahead, while inside, the car monitors you to check if you’re getting distracted or drowsy. It also includes a head-up display and a panoramic roof.

Safety Features

The Volvo EX90 is a bit like the automotive equivalent of Fort Knox, because it’s just about the safest place you can be at any one time. It has an extensive suite of safety systems, including cameras, radars and lidar. If you fall asleep or are taken ill while driving, the car will stop safely and call for help.

The EX90 is loaded with safety tech. Its sensors and software can reduce accidents that end in serious injury or death by up to 20 percent and avoid crashes altogether by up to 9 percent. Additionally, the EX90 has advanced tech that can detect if a driver is distracted or overly tired.

Warranty Information

The EX90 has a 4-year/50,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty, a 4-year/unlimited-mile corrosion limited warranty, and a 4-year/50,000-mile limited warranty on the battery. Additionally the Volvo EX90 comes with a three-year complimentary scheduled maintenance plan and an eight-year/100,000-mile battery warranty.

Final Thoughts

The Volvo EX90 is an impressive electric SUV with features that make it a great choice for family travel. It will be available in two powertrains, with the top-level model offering 496 hp and 671 lb-ft of torque. It also has advanced safety and infotainment features, and a range of up to 300 miles. The EX90 is expected to be priced under $80,000 for a well-equipped seven-seat model, with higher-end models likely reaching six figures.

The Volvo EX90 should be the ultimate family car for safety-conscious buyers. It is packed with technology and offers an impressive range of features. It is perfect for large families looking for a reliable, safe and comfortable car. The 2024 Volvo EX90 is sure to be a popular choice.

Technical Specifications

Basic Information
Make  Volvo
Model  EX90 Twin Motor Performance
Car Body  SUV
Number Of Seats    7 people
Estimated Energy Efficiency
Efficiency (mi/kWh)3.3 mi/kWh
Efficiency (km/kWh)5.2 km/kWh
Horsepower509 HP (517 PS)
Acceleration 0-100 km/h    4 seconds
Towing Weight  1700 lbs (750 kg)
Charge PortType 2
Charge Time11h30m
Fast Charge Power Max  250 kW DC
Fast Charge Time  32 min
Adult Safety Ratingnone
Child Safety Ratingnone
Available CountriesUnited Kingdom,The Netherlands,Germany
Date Of Availability  Since December 2022
Estimated Price    £100,555
Estimated Carbon Efficiency (Grid/Country Dependent)
USA119 gCO2/mi (74 gCO2/km)
Iceland10 gCO2/mi (6 gCO2/km)
Canada26 gCO2/mi (26 gCO2/km)
France32 gCO2/mi (20 gCO2/km)
Efficient Gas Car272 g CO2/mi (170 g CO2/km)
Size (kWh)111.0 kWh
Voltage (V)400 V
WLTP Range (km)580
Car Length198 inches (5037 mm)
Car Width77 inches (1964 mm)
Car Height69 inches (1744 mm)
Cargo (Trunk or Boot) Volume11 cu ft (310 L)
Frunk Volume1 cu ft (37 L)
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